Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 23 nominations.
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TV commercial for American Express (USA) (2006)
Manoj Night Shyamalan
5' 11" (1.80 m)
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I have this whole picture of the film in my head and then I put it all down on paper and storyboard it; showing the movie shot by shot. I like to feel that I have thought of everything before the camera starts rolling but I think that's probably my asset and weakness as a film maker. I am giving my cast a target that I have in my mind and they are trying to hit it. It's positive because I know ...
Name pronounced "SHAH-ma-lawn".
Emphasises beats between actions and dialogue delivery, so his characters lines and actions seldom (if ever) overlap.