James Jacks. Ryuhei Kitamura. Ryuhei Kitamura (北村 龍平, Kitamura Ryūhei?)
Mr. Oizo. Mr.
Oizo (French: [ˈməsjø ˈwazo]; born 14 April 1974) is the stage name of French electronic musician and film director Quentin Dupieux. His pseudonym is a corruption of the French oiseau, meaning "bird". He is currently signed to Ed Banger Records & Brainfeeder. §Early life Quentin Dupieux was born on 14 April 1974 in Paris. At the age of 12, he found a camera and started taking photographs.
§"Flat Beat" Dupieux released "Flat Beat" in January 1999, a track consisting mainly of a repeated bass loop and a drum sample from "Put Your Love in My Tender Care" by The Fatback Band. Shekhar Kapur. He gained international recognition with the 1994 Bollywood film Bandit Queen based on the life of infamous Indian bandit and politician Phoolan Devi, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie and Best Direction for that year.
The film was premiered in the Directors Fortnight section of the 1994 Cannes Film Festival, and was screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Early life Shekhar Kapur started his career working with a multinational oil company. He moved to United Kingdom in 1970, and spent several years working as an accountant and management consultant. Personal life He was earlier married to Medha Jalota niece of Indrakumar Gujral. Suchitra Krishnamurthy and daughter Kaveri Kapur. Andy Lau. Lau was entered into the Guinness World Records for the "Most Awards Won by a Cantopop Male Artist".
By April 2000, he had already won a total unprecedented 292 awards. In 2005, Lau was awarded "No.1 Box office Actor 1985–2005" of Hong Kong, yielding a total box office of HKD 1,733,275,816 for shooting 108 films in the past 20 years. In 2007, Lau was also awarded the "Nielsen Box Office Star of Asia" by the Nielsen Company (ACNielsen). Biography Early life Shohei Imamura. Shohei Imamura (今村 昌平, Imamura Shōhei?
, 15 September 1926 – 30 May 2006) was a Japanese film director. Imamura is the only Japanese director to win two Palme d'Or awards. André Bazin. André Bazin on the cover of the third volume of the original edition of Qu'est-ce que le cinéma?
André Bazin (French: [bazɛ̃]; 18 April 1918 – 11 November 1958) was a renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist. F. W. Murnau. Friedrich Wilhelm "F.
W. " Murnau (born Friedrich Wilhelm Plumpe; December 28, 1888 – March 11, 1931) Murnau was greatly influenced by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Shakespeare and Ibsen became a friend of director Max Reinhardt. During World War I he served as a company commander at the eastern front and was in the German air force, surviving several crashes without any severe injuries. Brat Pack (actors) The actors themselves were known to dislike the label.
Many of their careers peaked in the middle of the 1980s but declined afterwards for various reasons. However, the films they starred in together are frequently referenced in popular culture and are regarded as some of the most influential of their time. David Blum's New York story, titled "Hollywood's Brat Pack", ran on June 10, 1985. It was originally supposed to be just about Emilio Estevez, but one night, Estevez invited Blum to hang out with him, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson, and others at the Hard Rock Cafe. It was a typical night out for the group, who had gotten close while filming St. When the piece ran, the actors all felt betrayed, especially Estevez. With the increased negative attention to them, the actors soon stopped socializing with each other. Erich von Stroheim. Erich von Stroheim (September 22, 1885 – May 12, 1957) was an Austrian-American director, actor and producer, most notable as being a film star of the silent era, subsequently noted as an auteur for his directorial work. §Background Stroheim was born in Vienna, Austria in 1885 as Erich Oswald Stroheim, the son of Benno Stroheim, a middle-class hat-maker, and Johanna Bondy, both of whom were practising Jews. Stroheim emigrated to America at the end of 1909. On arrival at Ellis Island he claimed to be Count Erich Oswald Hans Carl Maria von Stroheim und Nordenwall, the son of Austrian nobility like the characters he played in his films, but both Billy Wilder and Stroheim's agent Paul Kohner claimed that he spoke with a decidedly lower-class Austrian accent.
However Jean Renoir writes in his memoirs: “Stroheim spoke hardly any German. Miloš Forman. Jan Tomáš Forman (Czech: [ˈjan ˈtomaːʃ ˈforman]; born February 18, 1932), known as Miloš Forman ([ˈmɪloʃ ˈforman], English /ˈmiːloʊʃ ˈfɔərmən/), is a Czech film director, screenwriter, actor, and professor, who until 1968 lived and worked primarily in the former Czechoslovakia.
Forman was one of the most important directors of the Czechoslovak New Wave. His 1967 film The Fireman's Ball, on the surface a naturalistic representation of an ill-fated social event in a provincial town, was seen by both movie scholars and authorities in Czechoslovakia as a biting satire on Eastern European Communism, resulting in it being banned for many years in Forman's home country. Christopher Guest. §Early years Guest spent parts of his childhood in his father's native United Kingdom. He attended The High School of Music & Art (New York City), studying classical music (clarinet) and the Stockbridge School in Interlaken, MA. He later took up the mandolin, became interested in country music, and played guitar with Arlo Guthrie a fellow student at Stockbridge School. Guest later began performing with bluegrass bands until he took up rock and roll. Guest studied acting at New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 1971.
Drew Struzan. §Early life Drew Struzan was born in Oregon City, Oregon. In 1965, at age 18, he enrolled at the Art Center College of Design, then located in West Los Angeles, California. A counselor asked Struzan about his interests and told him he had a choice between fine art or illustration. Saul Bass. Saul Bass (/sɔːl bæs/; May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996) was an American graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos.
Bass designed some of the most iconic corporate logos in North America, including the Bell System logo in 1969, as well as AT&T's globe logo in 1983 after the breakup of the Bell System. He also designed Continental Airlines' 1968 jet stream logo and United Airlines' 1974 tulip logo, which became some of the most recognized airline industry logos of the era. §Early life §Film title sequences Bass became widely known in the film industry after creating the title sequence for Otto Preminger's The Man with the Golden Arm (1955). Screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi said of Saul and Elaine Bass, "You write a book of 300 to 400 pages and then you boil it down to a script of maybe 100 to 150 pages.
Tom Jung. Thomas Jung is an American advertising art director, graphic designer and illustrator best known for his movie poster art, and a motion picture storyboard artist. Martin McDonagh.
Actors. Composers. CInematographers. Producteurs. James Bridges. Martin McDonagh. William Goldman. Author Sean Egan has described Goldman as "one of the late twentieth century’s most popular storytellers. Bruce Joel Rubin. Lawrence Kasdan. Cesare Zavattini. Alan Ball (screenwriter) Alan E. Rod Serling. Fernando Arrabal.