This epic historical drama was released in 1962 and starred Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Claude Rains, and Anthony Quayle. They must interpret the screenplay and transport this to the screen with visual effects and dramatization. He is a director and producer, known for 127 Hours (2010), 28 Days Later... (2002) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008). Film Specialties: - Drama Danny Boyle was born on October 20, 1956 in Manchester, England as Daniel Boyle. He began his career working on silent films and he didn’t direct a film with sound until his tenth film, ‘Blackmail’, which was released in 1929. BAFTA Nominations: 9 A24. Biggest Hit: Room (2015) $35.4 million Though Dublin-born director Lenny Abrahamson has yet to have had a film with a huge box office gross, his inventive, low-budget movies Frank and Room were both extremely successful with critics.Room was one of the most acclaimed films of 2015, and Brie Larson won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film. - Romance Awards and Nominations: Oscars: 4 Sometimes, by looking at the cast of a movie you can guess who the director is — like Michael Caine in a Nolan movie. Roman Polanski. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933.His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years ... Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. BAFTA Awards: 1 Surprisingly, Burton has never won an Oscar or a BAFTA despite many nominations. John Ford came to Hollywood following one of his brothers, an actor. Golden Globes: 1 . Tolkien. He has won one BAFTA, two Oscars and three Golden Globes. Golden Globes: 3 He is a famous director, actor, writer, and producer. Martin Scorsese was born in New York City on November 17, 1942. Golden Globe Nominations: 4. He became one of the most respected directors in the business, in spite of being known for his westerns, which were not considered "serious" film. - SuspenseAwards and Nominations: Oscars: 4 - Western Golden Globe Nominations: 1. Peter Jackson was born as an only child in a small coast-side town in New Zealand in 1961. Oscar Nominations: 6 He is now one of the most famous directors in the world and specializes in directing movies in the crime, drama, and suspense genres. - Science FictionAwards and Nominations: Oscars: 0 Their work starts before meeting with any actors. The director will often choose the cast, design the production and make key choices relating to the creative aspects of filmmaking. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. He is an Italian-American who grew up in New York although he was born in Detroit in 1939.He graduated from Hosfra University with a degree in drama before establishing a career in the film industry. Golden Globes: 1 - Science FictionAwards and Nominations: Oscars: 3 - Adventure In addition to his work as a director, Tim Burton is also an artist, writer, producer, and animator. He has been married five times and has five children. Golden Globes: 3 series, The Best Intentions (1992) is biographical and shows the early marriage of his parents. - ThrillerAwards and Nominations: Oscars: 0 He is married and has two children. He is a famous director, actor, writer, and producer. In addition to having a strong grasp of technical knowledge taught in directing classes, they must also have a personal or emotional connection to the material. In the long history of the Academy Awards®, many films have received multiple nominations, and many have won multiple Oscars®. - 2001: A Space Odyssey David Lean is one of the most important filmmakers in the British film industry. Oscar Nominations: 5 The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend was born John Marcellus Huston in Nevada, Missouri, on August 5, 1906. Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Some of his most famous films include ‘The Kid’, ‘A Woman of Paris’, ‘A Countess from Hong Kong’, ‘The Great Dictator’, ‘The Circus’, and ‘Modern Times’. Golden Globes: 0 In the end, he decided he wanted to pursue a different career path and dropped out of university altogether. Although he has made films in many genres, his areas of specialism are science-fiction, war, and adventure. He was born in Croydon on March 25, 1908 where he was brought up in a Quaker family. Hitchcock died on April 29, 1980. Some of his most famous movies include ‘Apocalypse Now’, ‘The Godfather’, ‘The Godfather: Part II’, and ‘The Godfather: Part III’. The movie will parade a top-notch line-up of actors which include Tang Wei, Park Hae Il, Lee Jung Hyun, Go Kyung Pyo, and Park Yong Woo. Presenting the top ten best male actors in the history of cinema. Golden Globe Nominations: 4. In other words, a director's commercial success (Oscars & BAFTA Awards), directing craft and style, as well as their influential greatness, is how I ranked the directors on this list. - Horror From his four marriages, he fathered 11 children. BAFTA Nominations: 3 Golden Globes: 3 A film director is someone who is in charge of making sure that every component of a movie runs smoothly. - Drama This successful director now has a net worth of approximately NZ $600 million. BAFTA Awards: 0 Athens-born film director, Lanthimos, studied film directing at the Hellenic Cinema and Television School Stavrakos and was part of the creative team for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2004 Olympic Games, but his most famous contributions include Dogtooth, which won the Un Certain Regard award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, among others. Oscar Nominations: 15 - SuspenseAwards and Nominations: Oscars: 2 (Writing) Film Specialties: - Drama He has won three Oscars three BAFTAs and one Golden Globe and has been nominated for many more awards. He is credited with bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is often cited as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.