DEBUTS 2005

by juansinmiedopozu | created - 15 Jul 2021 | updated - 15 Jul 2021 | Public

1. Judd Apatow

Producer | Girls

Judd Apatow is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and comedian. He directed The 40-Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up, This is 40, Funny People, Trainwreck and The King of Staten Island. He also developed the television shows Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Girls, Love and Crashing. He is ...

2. Kyu-dong Min

Director | Nae anaeui modeun geot

Kyu-dong Min was born on September 12, 1970 in Seoul, Korea. He is a director and writer, known for All About My Wife (2012), Memento Mori (1999) and Horror Stories 2 (2013). He has been married to Ji-Yeong Hong since 2000. They have two children.

3. Michael Showalter

Writer | Wet Hot American Summer

Michael Showalter is a director, writer, and producer who most recently directed the 2017 hit The Big Sick. Previously he directed and co-wrote the 2016 film Hello, My Name Is Doris starring Sally Field. Michael's first film was the The Baxter (2005) starring Michelle Williams and Justin Theroux. ...

4. Rian Johnson

Director | Knives Out

Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age his family moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film, Brick (2005), was released in 2005 ...

5. Arie Posin

Director | Over My Dead Body

Arie Posin is known for Over My Dead Body (2002), The Chumscrubber (2005) and The Face of Love (2013).

6. Francis Lawrence

Director | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Francis Lawrence is an Austrian filmmaker. He started directing over sixty music videos before he directed the cult classic Keanu Reeves film Constantine, I Am Legend and Water for Elephants. He also directed The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2, and Red ...

8. John Gatins

Writer | Flight

John Gatins is known for Flight (2012), Norbit (2007) and Real Steel (2011).

9. Liev Schreiber

Actor | Spotlight

Liev (pronounced Lee-ev) Schreiber was born in San Francisco. His mother, Heather (Milgram), is a painter, and his father, Tell Schreiber (Tell Carroll Schreiber III), is a theatrical actor who had a small role in The Keeper (1976). His mother is from a working-class Jewish family from Poland and ...

10. David Slade

Director | Hard Candy

David Slade was born on September 26, 1969 in the UK. He is a director and producer, known for Hard Candy (2005), 30 Days of Night (2007) and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch (2018).

11. David Ayer

Writer | End of Watch

David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, ...

12. Chris Terrio

Writer | Argo

Chris Terrio is an American filmmaker and screenwriter who had written the Ben Affleck film Argo and the Zack Snyder DC Extended Universe films Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League before Joss Whedon rewrote the script during re-shoots when Snyder stepped down as director. ...

13. Shane Black

Writer | The Nice Guys

Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...

14. Mark Levin

Writer | Big Mouth

Mark Levin is known for Big Mouth (2017), The Adam Project (2022) and Nim's Island (2008). He is married to Jennifer Flackett. They have two children.

15. Hunter Richards

Writer | London

Hunter Richards sold his first original screenplay "Jack and Jill" (not the Sandler film) to Paramount Studios in a seven-figure deal. He worked as a "script doctor" for years before writing and directing his own material.

Hunter wrote and directed his first feature film "London" for Sony Studios, ...

16. Yoon-Chul Jung

Director | Maraton

Yoon-Chul Jung is known for Marathon (2005), A Man Who Was Superman (2008) and Warriors of the Dawn (2017).

17. Miranda July

Writer | Me and You and Everyone We Know

Filmmaker Magazine rated her #1 in their "25 New Faces of Indie Film" in 2004!

She is a performance artist and published short story writer. Since becoming a filmmaker, her debut feature, Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) has won several film awards.

Daughter of Lindy Hough and Richard ...

18. Michael Kang

Director | The Motel

Michael Kang is a Korean American filmmaker based in New York. He was born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island but has been in New York since attending New York University Tisch School of the Arts' Dramatic Writing Program where he was a Founder's Day Honors Scholar. His feature film directorial...

19. Marcos Siega

Producer | Dexter: New Blood

Marcos Siega was born on June 8, 1969 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Dexter: New Blood (2021), You (2018) and The Flight Attendant (2020).

20. Joe Wright

Director | Pride & Prejudice

Joe Wright is an English film director. He is best known for Pride & Prejudice (2005), Atonement (2007), Anna Karenina (2012), and Darkest Hour (2017).

Wright always had an interest in the arts, especially painting. He would also make films on his Super 8 camera as well as spend time in the evenings...

21. Pang Eun-jin

Director | Orora gongju

Pang Eun-jin was born on August 5, 1965 in Seoul, Korea. She is an actress and director, known for Princess Aurora (2005), 301, 302 (1995) and Address Unknown (2001).

22. Han Jae-rim

Writer | Yeonae-ui mokjeok

Han Jae Rim was born on 14 July 1975, he was graduated from Seoul Institute of the Arts in 1998. He begins his career as an assistant director and script editor. He was the runner-up for Best Screenplay at the Korean Film Council (KOFIC) Screenplay Contest in 2003, he began as a director in 2005 ...

23. Yi-kwan Kang

Director | Beom-joe-so-nyeon

Yi-kwan Kang is known for Juvenile Offender (2012), Sorry Apple (2005) and Let Us Meet Now (2019).

24. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

25. Frank Miller

Writer | Sin City

Frank Miller was born in Olney, Maryland, to a nurse mother and a carpenter and electrician father, and was raised in Montpelier, Vermont. He is of Irish descent. Miller was a big comics writer/artist in the '70s and '80s. He wrote and penciled the Marvel series "Daredevil" for a long time. His ...

26. Ali Selim

Director | Sweet Land

Ali Selim was born in Minneapolis and attended St. Thomas College in St. Paul. After working briefly in feature film production, he won an assignment from his alma mater to direct a recruiting film for which he earned an award at the New York Film Festival. From there, Selim entered the commercial ...

27. Jason Reitman

Producer | Up in the Air

Jason Reitman is a Canadian filmmaker and producer who notably directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Juno, Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air, Young Adult and Tully. He produced Chloe and Jennifer's Body, two films that advanced Amanda Seyfried's career for adult oriented roles. He is the son of Ivan...

28. Tommy Lee Jones

Actor | The Fugitive

Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba, Texas, the son of Lucille Marie (Scott), a police officer and beauty shop owner, and Clyde C. Jones, who worked on oil fields. Tommy himself worked in underwater construction and on an oil rig. He attended St. Mark's School of Texas, a prestigious prep school ...

29. Mike Mills

Director | Beginners

Mike Mills was born in 1966, Berkeley, California. He graduated from Cooper Union, 1989.

He works as a filmmaker, graphic designer and artist. As a filmmaker, Mike has completed a number of music videos, commercials, short films, documentaries, and the feature film Thumbsucker (2005). Architecture ...

30. Duncan Tucker

Director | Transamerica

Duncan Tucker is known for Transamerica (2005), The Mountain King (2000) and Song by Song (2012).

31. Jong-bin Yoon

Director | Gongjak

Jong-bin Yoon is known for The Spy Gone North (2018), Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (2012) and The Unforgiven (2005).

32. Rob McKittrick

Writer | Waiting...

Rob McKittrick was born in 1973. He is a writer and director, known for Waiting... (2005), Tag (2018) and The Brothers Solomon (2007).

33. Kwang-Hyun Park

Director | Welkkeom tu Dongmakgol

Park, born in 1969, studied visual design at Hongik University before working as a director of TV commercials. Many people remember the tagline "Don't bet your life," in the commercial for a popular fast-food chain. Many also remember an impressive statement made by actor Choi Min-shik in a ...



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