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Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) [ 5 ] is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and studio entrepreneur. In a career of more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust , the Transatlantic slave trade , war , and terrorism . He is considered one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. [ 6 ] He is also one of the co-founders of DreamWorks movie studio.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino [ 9 ] ( pronunciation: / ˌ t æ r ə n ˈ t iː n oʊ / ; born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. His films have been characterized by nonlinear storylines , satirical subject matter and an aestheticization of violence that often results in the exhibition of neo-noir characteristics. [ 10 ] Tarantino has been dubbed a "director DJ," comparing his stylistic use of mix-and-match genre and music infusion to the use of sampling in DJ exhibits, morphing a variety of old works to create a new one. [ 11 ] Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, Tarantino grew up an avid film fan and worked in a video rental store while training to act. His career began in the late 1980s, when he wrote and directed My Best Friend's Birthday ; its screenplay would form the basis for True Romance .