As/Is·Posted on Oct 15, 2015Ava DuVernay Just Slayed An Elle Magazine Cover And It's Breathtaking#bowdownby Essence GantBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Ava DuVernay: Writer, Director, Queen, and Heavenly Being among us earthly mortals. Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images *humbly bows down* Her resume includes works like the Venus Williams documentary Venus Vs, the Sundance-winning Middle of Nowhere, and the 2014 Oscar-winning Selma. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF paramount.com / Via giphy.com DuVernay's super magic has no bounds, which is why she just mercilessly snatched the cover of Elle's "The Women In Hollywood Issue." elle.com These locs... this getup... this I'm-just-doing-me-and-still-shaking-up-the-game head tilt... We seriously weren't even ready! View this photo on Instagram instagram.com The writer and director is one of eight trailblazing women to score her own cover for the special issue. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com So. Many. GOALLLLLLS! Other Hollywood powerhouses include Salma Hayek... elle.com Amy Schumer... elle.com And Kate Winslet! elle.com Along with Dakota Johnson, Alicia Vikander, Gena Rowlands, and Carey Mulligan. Job well done, bosses! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF servingcinema.com Now, can we be in your #squad? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tumblr.com We'll take that as a "Yes!"