People who have influenced me in film making

THESE ARE DIRECTORS WHO HAVE SAVED AND CHANGED MY LIFE IN FILM MAKING !!!
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1.
Stan Lee
Writer, Iron Man
Stan Lee is an American comic-book writer, editor, and publisher, who was formerly executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics. Lee co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, Thor, the X-Men, and many other fictional characters, introducing a thoroughly shared universe into superhero comic books...
“ you know what he has made !!! ” - phooactioncomix
 
2.
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)...
“ Beetlejuice

batman

batman returns

Edward scissorhands

ED WOOD

mars attacks

corpse bride

the nightmare before christmas ” - phooactioncomix
 
3.
“ lost boys

batman forever

bad company ” - phooactioncomix
 
4.
Sam Raimi
Writer, Spider-Man 3
Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead. From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making movies with an 8mm camera...
“ spider-man trilogy

evil dead trilogy

dark man ” - phooactioncomix
 
5.
Bruce Timm
Animation Department, Batman: The Animated Series
“ batman animated series

batman and robin adventures

batman superman movie

batman beyond

freakazoid

batman the dark knight returns ” - phooactioncomix
 
6.
Kevin Smith
Producer, Comic Book Men
Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry. His first movie, Clerks, was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked...
“ clerks

clerks 2

dogma

mallrats

jay and silent bob strike back

chasing amy ” - phooactioncomix
 
7.
Larry Clark
Director, Kids
Was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (1943). Son of Frances Clark (baby photographer) and Lewis Clark. Graduated from Central High school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Attended Layton School of Art in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Studied under Walter Sheffer and Gerard Bakker. Film debut was the movie Kids. He was already well known for his revolutionary photographic body of work...
“ kids

ken park ” - phooactioncomix
 
8.
“ kick-ass

x-men first class ” - phooactioncomix
 
9.
Spike Lee
Director, Inside Man
Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher. He attended school in Morehouse College in Atlanta and developed his film making skills at Clark Atlanta University...
“ she gotta to have it

do the right thing

malcolm x

summer of sam ” - phooactioncomix
 
10.
Quentin Tarantino
Writer, Pulp Fiction
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...
“ reservoir dogs

pulp fiction

kill bill

django unchained ” - phooactioncomix
 
11.
Walt Disney
Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of his childhood...
“ snow white

peter pan

pinocchio ” - phooactioncomix
 
12.
Brad Bird
Writer, Ratatouille
Phillip Bradley "Brad" Bird is an American director, screenwriter, animator, producer and occasional voice actor, known for both animated and live-action films. Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird. His father worked in the propane business...
“ iron giant

the incredibles

the simpsons ” - phooactioncomix
 
13.
Robert Rodriguez
Producer, Grindhouse
Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent. Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York, none were as captivated as the 12-year-old Rodriguez...
“ el mariachi

sin city

planet terror

spy kids ” - phooactioncomix
 
14.
Dwayne McDuffie
Dwayne McDuffie was an African American comic book and animation writer best known as one of the founders of Milestone Media, an imprint of DC Comics dedicated to promoting better stories and characterizations for minorities and for his contributions to Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, the final installment of what DC Comics fans refer to as "the DCAU"...
“ justice league

static shock

warner bros animated features ” - phooactioncomix
 
15.
Mark Hamill
Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi - a role he would reprise in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Hamill also starred and co-starred in the films Corvette Summer, The Big Red One, and Kingsman: The Secret Service...
“ Batman animated series

Star Wars

The Flash series ” - phooactioncomix
 
16.
“ the Lords of dogtown ” - phooactioncomix
 
17.
“ tank girl

phoo action

gorillaz

monkey journey to the west ” - phooactioncomix
 
18.
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...
“ the dark knight trilogy ” - phooactioncomix
 
19.
Michel Gondry
He grew up in Versailles with a family who was very influenced by pop music. When he was young, Gondry wanted to be a painter or an inventor. In the 80s he entered in an art school in Paris where he could develop his graphic skills and where he also met friends with whom he created a pop-rock band called Oui-Oui...
“ daft punk videos

be kind rewind

bjork videos

eternal sunshine for the spotless mind ” - phooactioncomix
 
20.
“ superman

superman 2

the goonies ” - phooactioncomix
 
21.
Spike Jonze
Producer, Her
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...
“ beastie boys videos

fatboy slim videos

skateboarding films

where the wild things are ” - phooactioncomix
 
22.
George Lucas
George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional race-car driver...
“ Star Wars

Howard the duck

Indiana Jones ” - phooactioncomix
 
23.
“ the man who created Batman ” - phooactioncomix
 
24.
Rick Baker
Makeup Department, Men in Black
“ the Grinch

American werewolf in London

Nutty Professor

Men in Black

The Thriller ” - phooactioncomix
 
25.
“ exit through the gift shop ” - phooactioncomix
 
26.
Matt Groening
Writer, The Simpsons
Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Matt Groening did not particularly like school, which is what originally turned him towards drawing. In the mid-1980s, he moved to Los Angeles and started drawing a comic strip named "Life in Hell", which eventually became published in the newspaper where he worked. In 1988...
“ The Simpsons

Futurama ” - phooactioncomix
 
27.
Ralph Bakshi
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...
“ fritz the cat

coonskin

cool world

mighty mouse ” - phooactioncomix
 
28.
“ Watchmen

V for vendetta

League of extraordinary gentlemen

Lostgirls ” - phooactioncomix
 
29.
Tex Avery
Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the harbor...
“ the looney toons cartoon

droopy

bugs bunny ” - phooactioncomix
 
30.
Takashi Motomochi
Animation Department, Castle in the Sky
“ Akira ” - phooactioncomix
 
31.
“ Space Pirate Captain Harlock

Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem ” - phooactioncomix
 
32.
“ dogtown and z-boys

animal chin

the bones brigade

lords of dogtown

made in america the crips and blood story ” - phooactioncomix