Directors Of Movies From 2012 That I Have Seen

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“ Director of "Joyful Noise". ” - darthvaderdead32
Steven Soderbergh
Director, Ocean's Eleven
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...
“ Director of "Haywire". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Man On A Ledge". ” - darthvaderdead32
Julie Anne Robinson
Director, The Last Song
Julie Anne Robinson is a BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated director. Julie Anne has directed various network pilots that have gone to series, including "The Middle" and "Selfie". Her American television credits include a variety of episodic work including "Nurse Jackie", "Brooklyn Nine-Nine", "Scandal"...
“ Director of "One For the Money". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Chronicle". ” - darthvaderdead32
Ken Kwapis
Director, One Mississippi
Ken Kwapis is an award-winning director who has moved easily between the worlds of feature filmmaking and television directing. He most recently directed the Warner Bros. comedy "License to Wed" starring Robin Williams, Mandy Moore and John Krasinski. He previously directed "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," a film adaptation of Ann Brashares' best-selling novel...
“ Director of "Big Miracle". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Safe House". ” - darthvaderdead32
Tyler Perry
Perry was born and raised in New Orleans, to Willie Maxine (Campbell) and Emmitt Perry, Sr. His mother was a church-goer and took Perry along with her once a week. His father was a carpenter and they had a very strained and abusive relationship, which led Perry to suffer from depression as a teenager...
“ Director of "Good Deeds" and "Madea's Witness Protection". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Salmon Fishing In the Yemen". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Co-director of "21 Jump Street". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Co-director of "21 Jump Street". ” - darthvaderdead32
Jay Duplass
Jay Duplass, along with his brother, Mark Duplass, first made a name for himself writing and directing several award-winning short films. His first feature film was the Sundance 2005 breakout hit "The Puffy Chair," which went on to win the Audience Award at SXSW and receive two Independent Spirit Award nominations...
“ Co-director of "Jeff, Who Lives At Home". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Co-director of "Jeff, Who Lives At Home". ” - darthvaderdead32
Gary Ross
Gary Ross is an American writer, director and actor born November 3rd, 1956 in Los Angeles, California. His father was screenwriter Arthur A. Ross (1920 - 2008). After writing for television series The Hitchhiker in 1986, Ross broke through by penning the Tom Hanks hit Big, his first screenplay to be made into a feature film...
“ Director of "The Hunger Games". ” - darthvaderdead32
Jonathan Liebesman
Jonathan Liebesman was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on September 15, 1976. He would remain in his home country, studying filmmaking at the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, until 1996; that year, he traveled to New York City to visit his cousin who was attending New York University. Soon after the visit, Jonathan enrolled at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts...
“ Director of "Wrath Of the Titans". ” - darthvaderdead32
Tarsem Singh
Director, The Fall
Indian director Tarsem Singh is the son of an aircraft engineer. He was educated at Bishop Cotton Boy's School in Shimla and relocated to the USA to study business at Harvard and, significantly, film studies at the Art Center College of Design in California. Upon graduating he embarked on a career as a director of music videos...
“ Director of "Mirror Mirror". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Co-director of "The Three Stooges". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Co-director of "The Three Stooges". ” - darthvaderdead32
Scott Hicks
Director, Shine
Hicks was born in Uganda and lived in Kenya, just outside Nairobi, until the age of ten. His family then moved, first to England and, when he was 14, on to Adelaide, Australia. Hicks graduated from Flinders University of South Australia (BA Honors) in 1975 and was awarded an honorary doctorate in 1997...
“ Director of "The Lucky One". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Safe". ” - darthvaderdead32
Nicholas Stoller
Director, Neighbors
Nicholas Stoller is an English-American screenwriter and director. He is known best for directing the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, and writing/directing its 2010 spin-off/sequel, Get Him to the Greek. He also wrote The Muppets and directed the Seth Rogen comedy, Neighbors. He is a frequent creative partner of Jason Segel.
“ Director of "The Five-Year Engagement". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "The Pirates! Band Of Misfits". ” - darthvaderdead32
Joss Whedon
Writer, The Avengers
Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon...
“ Director of "The Avengers". ” - darthvaderdead32
Tim Burton
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was especially fond of films with Vincent Price)...
“ Director of "Dark Shadows". ” - darthvaderdead32
Peter Berg
Producer, Lone Survivor
Peter Berg is an American actor, director, writer, and producer. His first role was in the Adam Rifkin road movie Never on Tuesday. He went on to star in the World War 2 film A Midnight Clear. Roles in Fire in the Sky and Cop Land followed, and the Tom Cruise films Collateral and Lions for Lambs...
“ Director of "Battleship". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Snow White and the Huntsman". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Seeking A Friend For the End Of the World". ” - darthvaderdead32
Timur Bekmambetov
Director, Wanted
Timur Bekmambetov is a Russian-Kazakh film director known for vampire franchise Night Watch and Day Watch. He was born Timur Nuruakhitovich Bekmambetov on June 25, 1961, in Guryev, Soviet Union (now Atyrau, Kazakhstan). His father, Nuruakhit Bekmambetov, is a manager at Guryev Energy company; his mother...
“ Director of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "People Like Us". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "The Amazing Spider-Man". ” - darthvaderdead32
Christopher Nolan
Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. 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. At 7 years old...
“ Director of "The Dark Knight Rises". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "The Watch". ” - darthvaderdead32
Len Wiseman
Filmmaker Len Wiseman's career began through his work in the art department on the blockbuster hits like Godzilla, Men in Black, and Independence Day. His design talents soon got him behind the camera directing commercials for PlayStation, Time Warner, Oracle, Intel, and Activision, and quickly lead to work in music videos...
“ Director of "Total Recall". ” - darthvaderdead32
“ Director of "Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days". ” - darthvaderdead32