“ Hunk (1987) ” - Dandini
“ No Way Out (1987) ” - Dandini
Peter Werner began his professional life as a teacher and documentary filmmaker; he has Master's degrees in both fields. After a year as a V.I.S.T.A. Volunteer in downtown Detroit, he co-founded a Quaker high school in Deerfield, MA. While teaching in Vermont, he met Frances Flaherty, widow of the great "father of documentaries" Robert...
“ No Man's Land (1987)
The Image (TV movie) (1990) ” - Dandini
He is well-known for his work in film and television in both the UK and the United States. His feature film directorial debut, Another Country, won awards at the 1984 Cannes and Florence Film Festivals. His next feature film was Less Than Zero, the 1987 adaptation of Brett Easton Ellis' controversial novel. In 2000, Kanievska directed Where The Money Is, a heist film...
“ Less Than Zero (1987) ” - Dandini
“ A Stoning in Fulham County (TV movie) (1988) ” - Dandini
“ The Dark Side of the Sun (1988) ” - Dandini
“ Happy Together (1989) ” - Dandini
“ Cutting Class (1989) ” - Dandini
“ Too Young to Die? (TV movie) (1990) ” - Dandini
Sandy Tung is an American independent film director, writer and producer. He was born on Staten Island, New York. He received an MFA in film making from New York University. Tung was also the first director of Asian American descent to receive the prestigious Directors Guild of America Award for his direction of the CBS Schoolbreak Special, The Day the Senior Class Got Married (1985).
“ Across the Tracks (1991) ” - Dandini
Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien (1979), his best known works are the noir science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), crime drama Thelma & Louise (1991), historical drama and Best Picture Oscar winner Gladiator (2000)...
“ Thelma & Louise (1991)
The Counselor (2013) ” - Dandini
Tom DiCillo is an American director, cinematographer, writer and (sometimes) actor born in Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina, and who studied film at New York University. During his early career he began working with director Jim Jarmusch
as a cinematographer on films that include Stranger Than Paradise
and Coffee and Cigarettes
“ Johnny Suede (1991) ” - Dandini
“ Contact (short) (1992) ” - Dandini
Tom Holland is an American director and screenwriter of horror and thriller films. His early writing projects include Class of 1984
and the Robert Bloch
- inspired Psycho II
, the latter starring Anthony Perkins
as the menacing psychopath, Norman Bates. Tom gained more notoriety, however, as a director...
“ Two-Fisted Tales (TV movie) (1992)
(segment "King of the Road") ” - Dandini
Ralph Bakshi worked his way up from Brooklyn and became an animation legend. Born on October 29, 1938, in Haifa, Bakshi grew up in Brownsville after his family came to New York to escape World War II. Bakshi attended the Thomas Jefferson High School and was later transferred to the High School of Industrial Arts and graduated with an award in cartooning in 1957...
“ Cool World (1992) ” - Dandini
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955, the year after he graduated from high school...
“ A River Runs Through It (1992) ” - Dandini
“ Kalifornia (1993) ” - Dandini
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott
. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father's career in the British military...
“ True Romance (1993)
Spy Game (2001) ” - Dandini
“ The Favor (1994) ” - Dandini
“ Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) ” - Dandini
Edward Zwick is well-known for his heroic movies that include Glory
, and the breathtaking works of art that include Legends of the Fall
. Zwick has also been known for his thoughtfulness as a director, and for his record of working with television series and other films as a producer. Born in 1952...
“ Legends of the Fall (1994) ” - Dandini
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...
“ Se7en (1995)
Fight Club (1999)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) ” - Dandini
Terry Gilliam was born in Minnesota near Medicine Lake. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of Mad magazine. In his early 20's he was often stopped by the police who often suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertisement...
“ Twelve Monkeys (1995) ” - Dandini
Barry Levinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Violet (Krichinsky) and Irvin Levinson, who worked in furniture and appliance. He is of Russian Jewish descent. Levinson graduated from high school in 1960, attended college at American University in Washington, DC. He did well, but decided he wanted to go to Los Angeles...
“ Sleepers (1996) ” - Dandini
“ The Devil's Own (1997) ” - Dandini
“ Seven Years in Tibet (1997) ” - Dandini
“ Meet Joe Black (1998) ” - Dandini
Spike Jonze made up one-third (along with Andy Jenkins
and Mark Lewman
) of the triumvirate of genius minds behind Dirt Magazine, the brother publication of the much lamented ground-breaking Sassy Magazine. These three uncommon characters were all editors for Grand Royal Magazine as well, under...
“ Being John Malkovich (1999) ” - Dandini
Guy Ritchie was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK on September 10, 1968. After watching Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
as a child, Guy realized that what he wanted to do was make films. He never attended film school, saying that the work of film school graduates was boring and unwatchable. At 15 years old, he dropped out of school and in 1995...
“ Snatch. (2000) ” - Dandini
Gore Verbinski, one of American cinema's most inventive directors who was a punk-rock guitarist as a teenager and had to sell his guitar to buy his first camera, is now the director of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
which made the industry record for highest opening weekend of all time ($135,600,000) and grossed over $1 billion dollars worldwide...
“ The Mexican (2001) ” - Dandini
Steven Andrew Soderbergh was born on January 14, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the second of six children of Mary Ann (Bernard) and Peter Soderbergh
. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother was of Italian ancestry. While he was still at a very young age, his family moved to Baton Rouge...
“ Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Full Frontal (2002)
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Ocean's Thirteen (2007) ” - Dandini
George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney
, a former anchorman and game show host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney
). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney spent most of this youth in Ohio and Kentucky...
“ Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) ” - Dandini
“ Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) ” - Dandini
“ Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) ” - Dandini
Ryan R. Williams
Director Ryan R. Williams won the prestigious 2013 Gold Remi award for "Nowhere Fast," (past winners of the Remi include Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers, Brian De Palma and Oliver Stone). Williams made his feature directorial debut in 2003 with the multiple award-winning feature film "Abby Singer," with appearances by Brad Pitt...
“ Abby Singer (2003) ” - Dandini
This director seems to shine most when making movies that can best be described as part action movies/part disaster movies. Beginning with Outbreak (1995) about the outbreak of a killer virus. This film had shades of an Irwin Allen disaster movie, The Swarm (1978), about the outbreak of killer bees. Both films had the military and scientists clash, also both had choppers all over the place...
“ Troy (2004) ” - Dandini
“ Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) ” - Dandini
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director. González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican-born director to have won the Prix de la mise en scene or best director award at Cannes (2006)...
“ Babel (2006) ” - Dandini
“ The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Killing Them Softly (2012) ” - Dandini
“ Burn After Reading (2008) ” - Dandini
“ Burn After Reading (2008) ” - Dandini
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino
, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992...
“ Inglourious Basterds (2009) ” - Dandini
“ Beyond All Boundaries (short) (2009) ” - Dandini
Born on August 7, 1964. Hometown is Lynnwood, Washington. Most popular as Skipper of Madagascar movies & the TV show, Penguins Of Madagascar & was a voice actor for Shrek 3 as Gary, Monsters vs Aliens as Wilson, Megamind as Lord Scott, & a bit part in Puss In Boots as a bar thief as well as being a director, layout & storyboard artist for numerous other animated movies.
“ Megamind (2010) ” - Dandini
Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965. A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen College...
“ The Tree of Life (2011)
Voyage of Time (2014) ” - Dandini
“ Moneyball (2011) ” - Dandini
George Miller is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer, and former medical doctor. He is best known for his Mad Max franchise, with The Road Warrior and Fury Road being hailed as amongst the greatest action films of all time. Aside from the Mad Max films, Miller has been involved in a wide range of projects. These include the Academy Award-winning Babe and Happy Feet film series...
“ Happy Feet Two (2011) ” - Dandini
Robert Reiner was born in New York City, to Estelle Reiner
(née Lebost) and Emmy-Winning actor, comedian, writer, and producer Carl Reiner
. Robert as a child often looked up to his father as his inspiration and role-model. Carl Reiner was on The Dick Van Dyke Show which Carl Reiner created and also starred in...
“ 8 (video) (2012) ” - Dandini
“ World War Z (2013) ” - Dandini
“ Twelve Years a Slave (2013) ” - Dandini
David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, California...
“ Fury (2014) ” - Dandini