Favorite Writer

by teenydutton | created - 18 Jul 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Irvine Welsh

Writer | Trainspotting

Welsh's books have made him a cult figure within the writing world since the 1990s. Several of his books have become best sellers and all have a mixture of comedy, drama and hard-hitting issues...the best-known being Trainspotting (1996) which was made into a box-office smash worldwide at the ...

2. Panos Cosmatos

Writer | Mandy

Panos Cosmatos is a writer, known for Mandy (2018), Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010) and Tombstone (1993).

3. Miikko Oikkonen

Writer | Sorjonen

Miikko Oikkonen is a writer and director, known for Bordertown (2016), Nymphs (2013) and Ihon alla (2015).

4. Antti Pesonen

Writer | Kansan mies

Antti Pesonen was born on December 1, 1971 in Helsinki, Finland. He is known for his work on Kansan mies (2013), Bullets (2018) and Love Records: Gimme Some Love (2016). He has been married to Katri Manninen since September 21, 2001.

5. Matti Laine

Writer | Paratiisi

Matti Laine (b. 1976) is a Finnish, Helsinki-based novelist, screenwriter and an actor. He has studied dramaturgy in the Tampere University and acting in the Theatre Academy, Helsinki. He has published eight crime-novels (among others: The Elias Vitikka -series) and is one of the writers of the ...

6. Brady Corbet

Actor | Funny Games

American actor Brady James Monson Corbet was born on August 17, 1988, in Scottsdale, AZ. Brady made his film debut as Mason Freeland in 2003's "Thirteen" and later had roles as Brian Lackey in "Mysterious Skin" and as Alan Tracy in "Thunderbirds." He also has guest starred on the television shows "...

7. J.J. Abrams

Producer | Lost

Jeffrey Jacob Abrams was born in New York City and raised in Los Angeles, the son of TV producer parents. Abrams planned on going to dental school, but decided to study film at Sarah Lawrence College. At 15, he wrote the music for Don Dohler's Nightbeast (1982). In his senior year, he and Jill ...

8. Nathan Reid

Actor | The Outlier

Nathan Reid is an actor and producer, known for The Outlier (2018), Abnormal Attraction (2018) and The Blacklist (2013).

9. Jack Ketchum

Writer | The Woman

Jack Ketchum published his first novel in 1980 titled "Off Season", a version of the Sawney Beane story. The novel was subsequently slated by the Village Voice as 'violent pornography' but, undeterred, the author continued to write fiction that deals with the cruelty and violence so often apparent ...

10. Patrick Brice

Director | Creep

Patrick Brice was born on April 23rd, 1983 in Grass Valley, California as Donat Patrick Kack-Brice. He is an actor, writer, and director known for Maurice (2011), Creep (2014), The Overnight (2015), Creep 2 (2017), Corporate Animals (2019) and There's Someone Inside Your House (2021). He holds a ...

12. Greg McLean

Director | The Belko Experiment

After training as a fine artist, Australian writer, director, and producer Greg McLean's filmmaking career began when he created the independent horror hit, 'Wolf Creek'. The film premiered at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals before enjoying world-wide critical and commercial success. After ...

13. Adam Green

Writer | Frozen

Adam Green is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor known for his success within the horror genre with films like the "Hatchet" franchise, "Frozen," and "Digging Up The Marrow." He is also the creator, writer, director, star, and show runner of the television comedy series "...

14. Sam Esmail

Producer | Mr. Robot

Sam Esmail was born on September 17, 1977 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Mr. Robot (2015), Homecoming (2018) and Comet (2014). He has been married to Emmy Rossum since May 28, 2017.

15. Turner Clay

Producer | State of Emergency

Turner Clay is a producer and director, known for State of Emergency (2011), Disaster L.A. (2014) and Interception (2009).

16. Rob Savage

Director | Host

Rob Savage is a multi-award winning writer/director and 2013 Screen International Star of Tomorrow, working in shorts, features and commercials. He wrote, directed, shot, co-produced and edited micro- budget feature film Strings at age 18, which has screened at a number of prestigious International...

17. Moa Gammel

Casting_department | Låt den rätte komma in

Moa Gammel was born on October 6, 1980 in Sweden. She is known for her work on Let the Right One In (2008), Irene Huss (2007) and Jordskott (2015).

18. Mike Flanagan

Writer | The Haunting of Bly Manor

Mike Flanagan was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1978 to Timothy and Laura Flanagan. The family relocated frequently, as Timothy was in the U.S. Coast Guard, and finally settled in Bowie, Maryland. As a child, he would shoot and edit short movies on VHS. This continued as he attended Archbishop ...

19. Kate Siegel

Actress | Hush

Kate Siegel (born August 9, 1982) is an American actress and screenwriter. She is known for her collaborations with her husband Mike Flanagan, appearing in the acclaimed horror films Oculus (2013), Hush (2016), which she also co-wrote, Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016), and Gerald's Game (2017). Siegel ...

20. Luiso Berdejo

Writer | [Rec]

Luiso Berdejo was born in 1975 in San Sebastián, Spain as Luis Berdejo Arribas. He is a writer, known for REC (2007), Quarantine (2008) and The New Daughter (2009).

21. Heather DeVan

Actress | Mindless

Heather DeVan is married to actor, director Jason DeVan. They met in the business over 15 years ago and have 3 children together. They most recently started a Production Company called DeVan Clan Productions and will be producing their first film the summer of 2014. Heather has been part of the ...

22. Junji Ito

Writer | Tomio

Junji Ito was born on July 31, 1963 in Gifu, Japan. He is a writer and director, known for Tomio (2011), Death Stranding (2019) and Tomie (1998).

23. Jovanka Vuckovic

Director | XX

Jovanka Vuckovic is an award winning writer and filmmaker. She got her start in broadcasting as a visual effects artist, winning a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) for Best Visual Effects, then went on to edit the horror publication Rue Morgue Magazine for six and a half years. Her presence at the helm...

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