Directors to Watch Out for

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Colin Trevorrow
Born in San Francisco and raised in Oakland, Colin Trevorrow started making short films when he was 12 years old. He studied film and dramatic writing at New York University. After graduation, he wrote and directed "Home Base" a digital short that became one of the early viral successes on the internet...
“ Safety Not Guaranteed ” - mq617
 
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“ Kill List ” - mq617
 
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Benh Zeitlin
Born in New York City and raised in Sunnyside, Queens and then Westchester County, Benh Zeitlin began his career as a film-maker at the tender age of 6 years when he and a friend made a Batman movie. He continued making films as a child before attending Wesleyan University, where he majored in film...
“ Beasts of the Southern Wild ” - mq617
 
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“ Sound of my Voice ” - mq617
 
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Joachim Trier
Joachim Trier is a Norwegian director and writer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1974. Trier is son of Jacob Trier, which was the sound technician of Norway's most popular film ever The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix, and grandson of the important Norwegian filmmaker Erik Løchen. His mother was a short filmmaker, too, and he is related to the famous Danish director Lars von Trier.
“ Oslo, August 31st ” - mq617
 
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Dee Rees
Director, Bessie
“ Pariah ” - mq617
 
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Gareth Evans
Welsh born writer/director, in 2003 directed a short film "Samurai Monogatari" telling the tale of a Samurai waiting to be executed. The short was in Japanese language and starred students from Tokyo who were studying at Cardiff University at the time. In 2003 he also graduated with an MA in Scriptwriting...
“ The Raid: Redemption ” - mq617
 
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Brady Corbet
American actor Brady James Monson Corbet was born on August 17, 1988, in Scottsdale, AZ. Brady made his film debut as Mason Freeland in 2003's "Thirteen" and later had roles as Brian Lackey in "Mysterious Skin" and as Alan Tracy in "Thunderbirds." He also has guest starred on the television shows "Greetings...
“ Has yet to make a feature, but his short film and his music video are both incredible. ” - mq617
 
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Max Winkler
Director, Ceremony
“ Ceremony ” - mq617
 
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Julia Pott
Director, Belly
“ Belly ” - mq617
 
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“ Searching For Yellow ” - mq617
 
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“ The Chair ” - mq617