Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee.
Pulp Fiction Kill Bill Inglorious Basters Django Unchained Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him.
Boogie Nights There Will Be Blood Phantom Thread The Master Magnolia David Fischer was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California.
Y Tu Mother Ambient Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Children of Men Gravity Roma One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world.
James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954, in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out.
Described by film producer Michael Della as “the very best eye in the business”, director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937, in South Shields, Type and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...
Alien Blade Runner The Martian Gladiator American Gangster His mother, Texas Ann (Burroughs), is an archaeologist turned real estate agent, and his father, Delver Leonard Anderson, worked in advertising and PR.
The Royal Tenenbaum The Grand Budapest Hotel Rushmore Moonrise Kingdom Fantastic Mr. Fox Alejandro González Inherit (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director.
Richard was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Ran Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age his family moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised.
Matthew George “Matt” Reeves was born April 27, 1966, in Rockville Center, New York, USA and is a writer, director and producer. Reeves began making movies at age eight, directing friends and using a wind-up camera.
Guillermo Del Too was born October 9, 1964, in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, Del Too developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens.
Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ... Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents.
Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
He is best known for his comedic Three Flavors Cornet to film trilogy consisting of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013), made with recurrent collaborators Simon Egg... A very talented painter, Kathryn spent two years at the San Francisco Art Institute.
At 20, she won a scholarship to the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program. She was given a studio in a former Offtrack Betting building, literally in an old bank vault, where she made art and waited to be ...
His mother, Celia Sabre (Martin) Gazelle, is an American-Canadian writer and professor of history at The College of New Jersey. A director, producer, writer, marketer and film distributor, Ava Overlay made her feature film debut with the documentary This in the Life (2008), a history on hip hop movement that flourished in Los Angeles in the 1990s.
Alex Garland is an English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director. Garland's others works as a writer includes The Beach (2000), 28 Days Later (2002), Sunshine (2007), Never Let Me Go (2011) and Dread (2012).
Denis Villanueva is a French Canadian film director and writer. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada.
Bong John Ho was born on September 14, 1969, in Daegu, South Korea. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw (2004) and creating Billy the puppet.
Wan has also directed Dead Silence (2007), Death Sentence (2007), Insidious (2010)... Jeff Nichols was born on December 7, 1978, in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
George Miller is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer, and former medical doctor. Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska.
His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. Growing up, Darren was always artistic: he loved classic movies and, as a teenager, he even spent time doing graffiti art.
After high school, Darren went to Harvard University to study film (both live-action and animation). His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry.
Patty Jenkins is a writer/director best known for directing Wonder Woman, the Warner Bros./DC Comics blockbuster of 2017, and her debut feature Monster. Patty also works in television where she is best known for the pilot and finale episode of AMC's hit show The Killing.
His father is Maori (Te-Whanau-a-Apanui), and his mother is of Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, Scottish, and ... He has directed a number of dance videos in collaboration with Greek choreographers, in addition to TV commercials, music videos, short films and theater plays.
Jordan Hayworth Peele attended Sarah Lawrence College as a member of the class of 2001. Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay.
Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ... He is best know for Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013), Pete's Dragon (2016), and A Ghost Story (2017).
Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Balladeer Nights, and The Other Guys.
Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ... He is a producer and director, known for Edge of Tomorrow (2014), Swingers (1996) and Fair Game (2010).
David Latch is a billion dollar film director, actor, stuntman, writer, producer, and stunt coordinator. David directed Atomic Blonde (2017) starring Charlize Theron.
Sean Baker is a graduate of NYU's Titch School of the Arts. Sean's latest feature, The Florida Project, premiered at Cannes -- Director's Fortnight 2017.
At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher.
His studies at Vassar College were the subject of his first film (made as he was 26 years old), Kicking and Screaming (1995). Writer/Director Dee Sees is an alumna of New York University's graduate film program and a Sun dance Screenwriting & Directing Lab Fellow.
In 2018, Dee became the first Black woman nominated for an Oscar in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for her highly-acclaimed film Mud bound (2017). Greta Ger wig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director.
She has collaborated with Noah Baumbach on several films, including Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012), for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and Mistress America (2015).