Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision. Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on the Left
, which he wrote...
“ Best Movie: Wes Craven's Vampire In Brooklyn (1995) ” - hiddenagenda1
David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty
at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials and music videos after signing with N...
“ Best Movie: The Game (1997) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Ring 2 (1999) ” - hiddenagenda1
Dwight H. Little
Director Dwight H. Little was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Always interested in film while growing up, he came out west to attend the Film School at the University of Southern California. His senior thesis project, "Americano," brought him much acclaim, winning the Focus Film Festival's top prize...
“ Best Movie: The Phantom of the Opera (1989) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: When a Stranger Calls Back (1993) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001) ” - hiddenagenda1
Director/producer Joseph Zito was born in New York City. He began his cinematic career in film distribution. Zito made his debut picture in the mid 70s with the sleazy Patty Hearst-inspired exploitation feature "Abduction." Joseph then did the equally trashy "Bloodrage," the brutal slasher item "The...
“ Best Movie: Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Hocus Pocus (1993) ” - hiddenagenda1
Producer/director Don Bluth is one of the most prestigious animators in the industry, admired by peers all over the world for his creative talent, as well as his versatility in bringing memorable characters to life. While working on his films, Bluth wears many hats. He designs all the characters, serves as key storyboard artist...
“ Best Movie: The Land Before Time (1988) ” - hiddenagenda1
Born in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio, Chris Columbus
was first inspired to make movies after seeing "The Godfather" at age 15. After enrolling at NYU film school, he sold his first screenplay (never produced) while a sophomore there. After graduation Columbus tried to sell his fourth script, "Gremlins"...
“ Best Movie: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Double, Double, Toil and Trouble (1993 ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Fatal Lessons: The Good Teacher (2004) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Stranger in My Bed (2005) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Rumpelstiltskin (1987) ” - hiddenagenda1
Penelope Buitenhuis grew up in Toronto. British immigrants to Canada, her father was a writer and professor, her mother an artist and administrator. After graduating with honors, Penelope studied art history and film history at UBC in Vancouver. Moving to Paris, she began making experimental films, returning to attend the Simon Fraser University film program in Vancouver...
“ Best Movie: The Secret of Hidden Lake (2006) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Scavenger Hunt (1979) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Seduced and Betrayed (1995) ” - hiddenagenda1
“ Best Movie: Jumanji (1995) ” - hiddenagenda1