My Favourite Writers/Cinematographers/Producers/Editors

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Yûharu Atsuta
Cinematographer, Tokyo Story
 
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Masayuki Mori
Born in Totori Prefecture in 1953, Masayuki Mori graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University in 1976. He joined Super Produce INC., a television program production company, and directed countless programs, such as "Beat Takeshi no Sports Taisho." In 1988, he became a key member in establishing Office Kitano as director of production division...
 
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Gary Rydstrom
Sound Department, Finding Nemo
“ Quiz Show, Bully, Into The Arms Of Strangers - Stories Of The Kindertransport ” - thabto
 
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Michael Deeley
Producer, Blade Runner
Oscar-winning film producer Michael Deeley has produced more than 30 movies, including such classics as The Italian Job, The Deer Hunter and Blade Runner. He has made films for Universal, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Brothers, Columbia, United Artists, EMI, HBO, CBS and NBC. Born in London in 1932 he was educated at Stowe and served as a Second Lieutenant in the British army in Malaya...
 
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“ Wing Chun, Drunken Master, Fist of Legend. ” - thabto
 
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“ Fast, Cheap and Out of Control. ” - thabto
 
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Katsumi Yanagijima
Cinematographer, Battle Royale
Yanagishima has worked with Takeshi Kitano in his films, including A Scene at the Sea, Sonatine, Zatoichi, Kids Return, Kikujiro, Dolls, Zatoichi, Outrage series, He won the Japan Academy Prize for best cinematography for Go! in 2002 and for Zatoichi in 2004. Shutter, Battle Royale and The Grudge 2 are some of his other well known films.
 
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Paul Schrader
Writer, Taxi Driver
Although his name is often linked to that of the "movie brat" generation (Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, etc.) Paul Schrader's background couldn't have been more different than theirs. His strict Calvinist parents refused to allow him to see a film until he was 18...
 
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Michael Chapman
Cinematographer, Taxi Driver
 
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Wally Pfister
Cinematographer, The Dark Knight
 
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John Alcott
Cinematographer, A Clockwork Orange
John Alcott, the Oscar-winning cinematographer best known for his collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, was born in 1931, in Isleworth, England, the son of movie executive Arthur Alcott, who would become the production controller at Gainsborough Studios during the 1940s. Alcott began his film career as a clapper boy...
 
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Jonathan Nolan
Attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois, graduating in 1994. Graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1999. Majored in English. Shortly after graduating from Georgetown University, Jonathan Nolan served as a production assistant on Memento. Wrote the short story, "Memento Mori", on which the film Memento is based...
 
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Ricky Gervais
Writer, The Office
Ricky Dene Gervais was born in a suburb of Reading, Berkshire, to Eva Sophia (House) and Lawrence Raymond Gervais, who was a hod carrier and labourer. His father was born in Ontario, Canada, of French-Canadian descent, and his mother was English. He was educated at Ashmead Comprehensive School and went on to study at University College, London, where he gained a degree in Philosophy...
 
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Jerry Seinfeld
Writer, Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. His father was of Hungarian Jewish descent, while Jerry's maternal grandparents, Salha and Selim Hosni, were Syrian Jewish immigrants (from Aleppo). He moved with his family, including sister Carolyn, to suburban Massepequa...
 
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Kenny Hotz
Writer, South Park
Kenneth Joel "Kenny" Hotz is an international award winning Canadian producer and comedian. He is a former South Park staff writer, award-winning writer for Vice. Creator/star of the Comedy Central television series Kenny vs. Spenny creator and writer of the FX series Testees and Kenny Hotz's Triumph of the Will...
 
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Raoul Coutard
Cinematographer, Breathless
 
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Charlie Kaufman
Avid reader Charlie Kaufman wrote plays and made short films as a young student. He moved from Massapequa, New York to West Hartford, Connecticut in 1972 where he attended high school. As a comedic actor, he performed in school plays and, after graduation, he enrolled at Boston University but soon transferred NYU to study film...
 
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Dante Spinotti
Cinematographer, L.A. Confidential
Dante Spinotti was born in Tolmezzo, Udine, in the northeastern Italian Region of Friuli. He began his career at RAI (Italian TV), before that he spent lot of time in Kenia as cinematographer for his uncle. In 1985, producer Dino De Laurentiis offered him a chance to work in USA for the first time with Michael Mann for the feature Manhunter...
 
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Lance Acord
Cinematographer, Lost in Translation
 
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Peter Pau
Pau has been one of the top cinematographers in Hong Kong. After his graduation of Filmmaking at San Francisco Art Institute in 1983, he directed his first feature "The Temptation of Dance" and Wu du qing chou (aka Misty) in the 1990s. Pau has been working with the top directors such as John Woo (_Dip hyut shueng hung (1989)_ [aka The Killer])...
 
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Walter Murch
Sound Department, Apocalypse Now
Walter Murch has been editing sound in Hollywood since starting on Francis Ford Coppola's film The Rain People. He edited sound on American Graffiti and The Godfather: Part II, won his first Academy Award nomination for The Conversation, won his first Oscar for Apocalypse Now, and won an unprecedented double Oscar for Best Sound and Best Film Editing for his work on The English Patient...
 
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Joel Silver
Producer, The Matrix
As flamboyant as any character in his movies, Joel Silver can be credited along with Jerry Bruckheimer as practically reinventing the action film genre in the 1980s. Born in New Jersey, he attended the New York University Film School. After college, he worked at Lawrence Gordon Pictures, earning his first onscreen credit as associate producer of The Warriors...
 
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John Toll
Cinematographer, Braveheart
 
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James Schamus
Producer, Hulk
 
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