Short movies directors

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1. Jan Svankmajer

Director | Otesánek

After studying at the Institute of Industrial Arts and the Marionette Faculty of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts in the 1950s, Jan Svankmajer started working as a theatre director, chiefly in association with the Theatre of Masks and the Black Theatre. He first experimented with film-making after ...

Good Ones : 1993 - Food 1989 - Darkness Light Darkness 1988 - Muzné Hry 1983 - The Basement 1983 - Pit and Pendulum 1982 - Dimensions of Dialogue 1971 - Jabberwock 1968 - The Apartment

Total : 26 Update : Feb/2018

2. Buster Keaton

Actor | The General

Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...

Good Ones : 1920 - One Week 1920 - Convict 13 1920 - Neighbors 1920 - The Scarecrow 1921 - The Goat 1921 - Hard Luck 1921 - High Sign 1922 - The Electric House 1922 - Paleface 1922 - Cops 1922 - The Blacksmith

Total: 24 Update: Nov/2017

3. Don Hertzfeldt

Animation_department | World of Tomorrow

Don Hertzfeldt was born on August 1, 1976 in Fremont, California, USA as Donald Charles Hertzfeldt. He is known for his work on World of Tomorrow (2015), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011) and The Simpsons (1989).

Good Ones : 1995 - Ah, L'Amour 1996 - Genre 2000 - Rejected 2006 - Everything Will Be Okay 2008 - I Am So Proud of You 2011 - It's Such a Beautiful Day 2015 - World of Tomorrow 2017 - World of Tomorrow 2

Total : 13 Update: Mar/2018

Good Ones : 1989 - From Left To Right 1996 - he Strings 2002 - Slow Bistro 2005 - Tonnellage 2007 - Rain Down From Above 2013 - Long Bridge of Desired Direction

Total : 19 Update : Nov/2017

5. Georges Méliès

Director | Le royaume des fées

Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, ...

Good Ones : 1897 - The Haunted Castle 1899 - Le Diable Au Couvent 1900 - Le déshabillage impossible 1902 - Le Voyage Dans La Lune 1904 - Le Voyage à travers l'Impossible ++++

Total : 52 Update: Nov/2017

6. Charles Chaplin

Writer | The Great Dictator

Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...

Good Ones : 1915 - The Champion 1916 - The Vagabond 1916 - The Rink 1916 - One AM 1917 - Easy Street

Total: 50 Update: Nov/2017

7. Robert Morgan

Director | Bobby Yeah

Robert Morgan was born in 1974. He is a director and writer, known for Bobby Yeah (2011), ABCs of Death 2 (2014) and The Cat with Hands (2001).

Good Ones : 2001 - The Cat with Hands 2003 - The Separation 2011 - Bobby Yeah

Total : 7 Update: Nov/2017

8. Jirí Trnka

Director | Bajaja

A graduate of Prague's School of Arts and Crafts, in 1936 he created a puppet theater, which was disbanded after the outbreak of WWII. During the war he designed stage sets and illustrated children's books. In 1945 he set up an animation unit with several collaborators at the Prague film studio; ...

Good Ones : 1965 - The Hand 1964 - Archangel Gabriel And Mistress Goose 1962 - The Cybernetic Grandma

Total : 7 Update : Mar/2018

9. Jirí Barta

Director | Diskzokej

Jirí Barta was born on November 26, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is a director and writer, known for Diskzokej (1980), Poslední lup (1987) and Toys in the Attic (2009).

Good Ones : 1996 - Golem 1987 - The Last Theft 1982 - The Vanished World of Gloves 1989 - The Club of the Laid Off

Total : 7 Update: Mar/2018

10. Aleksandr Petrov

Director | Rusalka

He studied art at VGIK (state institute of cinema and TV). He was a disciple of Yuri Norstein at the Advanced School for screenwriters and directors (Moscow).

After making his first films in Russia, in Canada he adapted the novel The Old Man and the Sea (1999), resulting in a 20-minute animated ...

Good Ones : 1992 - Dream of a Ridiculous Man 1999 - Old Man and the Sea

Total : 6 Update: Nov/2017

11. Wladyslaw Starewicz

Director | Zhitel nyeobitayemovo ostrova

Although his name nowadays means very little except to animation buffs (and even they have to be pretty well informed), Wladyslaw Starewicz ranks alongside Walt Disney, as one of the great animation pioneers, and his career started nearly a decade before Disney's. He became an animator by accident ...

Good Ones : 1912 - The Cameraman’s Revenge 1933 - Mascotte Fetiche

Total : 11 Update : Feb/2018

12. Maya Deren

Director | Meshes of the Afternoon

Maya Deren came to the USA in 1922 as Eleanora Derenkowsky. Together with her father, a psychiatrist, and her mother, an artist, she fled the pogroms against Russian Jews. She studied journalism and political science in at Syracuse University in New York, finishing her BA at NYU in June 1936 and ...

Good Ones : 1943 : Meshes of the Afternoon

Total:5 Update: Nov/2017

13. Yuri Norstein

Animation_department | Skazka skazok

Born to Jewish parents and raised in a Moscow suburb, Yuri Norstein painted as a hobby and trained as a carpenter before studying animation. He directed his first film in 1968 and made a series of short films notable for their attention to atmosphere and fine detail, using a multiplane camera to ...

Good Ones : 1975 - Ouriço no Nevoeiro 1979 - Tale of Tales

Total:2 Update: Nov/2017

14. Will Vinton

Producer | Claymation Easter

Will Vinton was born on November 17, 1947 in McMinnville, Oregon, USA as William Gale Vinton. He was a producer and director, known for Claymation Easter (1992), Martin the Cobbler (1977) and Closed Mondays (1974). He was married to Gillian Allred and Susan Shadburne. He died on October 4, 2018 in ...

Good Ones : 1987 A Claymation Christmas Celebration 1979 The Little Prince

Total : 5 Update : Mar/2018

15. David Lynch

Writer | Twin Peaks

Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future ...

Good Ones : 1968 - The Alphabet 1970 - The Grandmother

Total : 13 Update: Nov/2017

16. Guy Maddin

Director | The Saddest Music in the World

Guy Maddin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to Herdis Maddin (a hair-dresser) and Charles "Chas" Maddin (grain clerk and general manager of the Maroons, a Winnipeg hockey team). Maddin studied economics at the University of Winnipeg, working as a bank manager, house painter, and photographic...

Good Ones : 2000 - Heart of the World 2009 - Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair

Total : 4 Update : Nov/2017

17. Riho Unt

Director | Lili

Good Ones : 1987 Söda/War

Total : 5 Update: Nov/2017

18. Timothy Quay

Director | The PianoTuner of EarthQuakes

The identical twin Brothers Quay (the other being Stephen) were born near Philadelphia in a town with a large European immigrant population, which fuelled their interest in European (especially Eastern European) culture. They moved to London in the late 1960s to study at the Royal College of Art ...

Good Ones : 1986 Street of Crocodiles

Total : 6 Update: Nov/2017

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