Directors on the Rise

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Matthew Vaughn
Matthew Vaughn is an English film producer and director. He is known for producing such films as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch and for directing the crime thriller, Layer Cake, the fantasy epic, Stardust, the superhero comedy, Kick-Ass, and the superhero film, X-Men: First Class...
“ Kick-Ass & Stardust & Layer Cake ” - tbagho
 
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“ District 9 ” - tbagho
 
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Rian Johnson
Director, Looper
Rian Johnson was born in Maryland. At a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from High school, he went on to attend University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film "Brick" was released in 2005 and was the building block (no pun intended) that launched his career...
“ Brick & The Brothers Bloom ” - tbagho
 
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Duncan Jones
Director, Moon
“ Moon & Source Code ” - tbagho
 
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Derek Cianfrance
Derek Cianfrance began making movies at age 13. He later attended The University of Colorado where he studied under avant-garde film legends Stan Brakhage and Phil Solomon. His first three films, 'Five O'clock Shadow', 'Raw Footage', and Brother Tied, won consecutive Goldfarb Awards for best film...
“ Blue Valentine ” - tbagho
 
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Edgar Wright
Edgar Howard Wright (born 18 April 1974) is an English director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is best known for his comedic Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy consisting of Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World's End (2013), made with recurrent collaborators Simon Pegg...
“ Shaun of the Dead & Hot Fuzz & Scott Pilgram vs. the World ” - tbagho
 
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“ The Tourist & The Lives of Others ” - tbagho
 
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“ In Bruges ” - tbagho
 
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Tom McCarthy
Writer, Spotlight
Tom McCarthy is an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for direct and write The Station Agent (2003), The Visitor (2007), Win Win (2011), and Spotlight (2015), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Director. McCarthy co-wrote the film Up (2009) with Bob Peterson and Pete Docter...
“ The Station Agent & The Visitor ” - tbagho
 
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“ The Lookout ” - tbagho
 
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Tom Ford
Director, A Single Man
Tom Ford is an American fashion designer, film director, screenwriter and film producer. He gained fame as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. In 2006, Ford launched his own "Tom Ford" label. Ford directed the films A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2016), both films were Oscar-nominated...
“ A Single Man ” - tbagho
 
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Rupert Wyatt
Writer, Director and Producer Rupert Wyatt was born and raised in the South of England. He is the founding member of the film collective Picture Farm that along with its prolific Commercial output has produced numerous Documentaries and Feature Films including the multi-award winning DARK DAYS (2001)...
“ The Escapist & Rise of the Apes ” - tbagho
 
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“ Winter's Bone & Down to the Bone ” - tbagho
 
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“ Barry Munday ” - tbagho
 
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Marcos Efron
Marcos Efron was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and raised in Houston, Texas. After earning a business degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Marcos worked as an investment banker in New York and Miami but eventually chose to tackle more creative endeavors. Starting his career as an executive at Artisan Entertainment...
“ And Soon the Darkness ” - tbagho
 
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Troy Nixey
Born in Lethbridge Alberta, Canada, he spent most of his childhood there until he moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He started out as a comic book artist and made the transition to film with his short film Latchkey Lament in 2007. A CGI and live action film, it was self financed and took him nearly 5 years to complete.
“ Don't Be Afraid of the Dark ” - tbagho
 
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Daniel Barnz
Director, Beastly
“ Phoebe in Wonderland & Beastly ” - tbagho