Young Great Directors

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Rian Johnson
Director, Looper
Rian Johnson was born in Maryland. At a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from High school, he went on to attend University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film "Brick" was released in 2005 and was the building block (no pun intended) that launched his career...
“ An outstanding achievement for Looper and to me kinda reminds me of a new Robert Zemeckis. ” - owenomahony21
 
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Duncan Jones
Director, Moon
“ Directed Moon, Source Code and soon to helm Warcraft. ” - owenomahony21
 
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“ Shows the way that filmaking should propperly be done with District 9. ” - owenomahony21
 
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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...
“ Great achievement with Beasts of The Southern Wild. Reminds me of a mix between M. Night Shalyman and Gus Van Sandt. ” - owenomahony21
 
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Ben Affleck
Producer, Argo
American actor and filmmaker Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt was born on August 15, 1972 in Berkeley, California, and was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and his father, Timothy Byers Affleck, is a social worker; the two are divorced. Ben has a younger brother...