12 names.

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1. Dziga Vertov Dziga Vertov Director, Man with a Movie Camera Born in Bialystok, Poland, studied music and enrolled in St. Petersburg Neurological Institute in 1916. Worked on first Soviet newsreel, Kinonedelia (1918-1919), then on subsequent newsreel series (inc. Kinopravda, 1922-1925).
2. Boris Kaufman Boris Kaufman Cinematographer, 12 Angry Men Boris Kaufman, the Oscar-winning cinematographer who shot Jean Vigo's oeuvre and helped introduce a neo-realistic style into American films, was born on August 24, 1897, in Bialystok, Poland, then part of the Russian Empire. The youngest son of librarians, the Soviet directors Denis Kaufman (a.k.a...
3. Jay Gorney Jay Gorney Soundtrack, Forrest Gump Composer, songwriter ("Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?"), producer, author and teacher. He arrived in the USA in 1906 and was educated at the University of Michigan (BA, LL.B)) and was also a music student of Earl Moore. He composed five Michigan Union musicals, and became a United States Navy bandmaster during World War II...
4. Mischa Spoliansky Mischa Spoliansky Soundtrack, Kissing Jessica Stein Mischa Spoliansky, the distinguished composer who was born on December 28, 1898 in Bialystok, Russia, was forced forced to flee his native Russia after the Revolution of 1905 and then his adopted Germaany after the Hitler's rise to power. His family emigrated to Germany in 1905. The product of a musical family - he was the son of an opera singer - young Mischa was a prodigy...
5. Mikhail Kaufman Mikhail Kaufman Cinematographer, Man with a Movie Camera
6. Alexandra Exter Alexandra Exter Art Department, Aelita: Queen of Mars Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Grigorovich (Alexandra Exter) was born on January 6, 1882, in Belostok, Russian Empire (now Poland). Her father, named Aleksandr Grigorovich, was a wealthy businessman. She married a successful Kiev lawyer, named Nicolas Evgenievich Ekster, who was her cousin. Alekandra Ekster was an attractive...
7. Maxim Litvinov Maxim Litvinov Self, One Inch from Victory
8. Mark Josem Mark Josem Producer, Kangaroo Mark Josem arrived in Melbourne, Australia from Poland in 1945 eventually establishing Buildex, a large home building company in 1956 which was a major contributor to the Melbourne housing boom of the lates 50s and early 60s, one of their major landmark construction projects was the Queenslodge Motel in Albert Park...
9. Miriam Kressyn Miriam Kressyn Actress, The Jester
10. Jack Sobel Jack Sobel Writer, Thieves Fall Out
11. Josiah Zuro Josiah Zuro Music Department, Holiday
12. Zygmunt Bialostocki Zygmunt Bialostocki Soundtrack, Kim jest ten czlowiek?
12 names.