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Author Birth - Death
J. J. Abrams 1966 -
Moustapha Akkad 1909 - 2005
Robert Aldrich 1918 - 1983
Imtiaz Ali 1971 -
Woody Allen 1935 -
Pedro Almodovar 1949 -
Robert Altman 1925 - 2006
Fede Alvarez 1978 -
Alejandro Amenabar 1972 -
Paul Thomas Anderson 1970 -
Jean-Jacques Annaud 1943 -
Michelangelo Antonioni 1912 - 2007
Judd Apatow 1967 -
Michael Apted 1941 -
Dario Argento 1940 -
Darren Aronofsky 1969 -
Katie Aselton 1978 -
Hal Ashby 1929 - 1988
Jacques Audiard 1952 -
Bille August 1948 -
John G. Avildsen 1935 -
Julia Bacha 1980 -
John Badham 1939 -
Ralph Bakshi 1938 -
Alan Ball 1957 -
Michael Bay 1965 -
Juan Antonio Bayona 1975 -
Timur Bekmambetov 1961 -
Robert Benton 1932 -
Bruce Beresford 1940 -
Amy J. Berg 1970 -
Ingmar Bergman 1918 - 2007
Luc Besson 1959 -
Madhur Bhandarkar 1968 -
Kathryn Bigelow 1952 -
Neill Blomkamp 1979 -
Lawrence Blume -
Peter Bogdanovich 1939 -
Uwe Boll 1965 -
Jan de Bont 1943 -
John Boorman 1933 -
Danny Boyle 1956 -
Stan Brakhage 1933 - 2003
Robert Bresson 1907 - 1999
Craig Brewer 1971 -
Matthew Bright 1952 -
James Broughton 1913 - 1999
Larry Buchanan 1923 - 2004
Chris Buck 1960 -
Luis Bunuel 1900 - 1983
Neil Burger -
Ken Burns 1953 -
James Burrows 1940 -
Tim Burton 1958 -
Michael Cacoyannis 1922 - 2011
James Cameron 1954 -
Martin Campbell -
Jane Campion 1954 -
Frank Capra 1897 - 1991
Leos Carax 1960 -
Maggie Carey -
Robert Carlyle 1961 -
Marcel Carne 1906 - 1996
John Carney 1972 -
John Carpenter 1948 -
Allan Carr 1937 - 1999
Zoe Cassavetes 1970 -
Claude Chabrol 1930 -
J. C. Chandor 1973 -
Yash Chopra 1932 - 2012
Jon M. Chu 1979 -
Jean Cocteau 1889 - 1963
Joel Coen 1954 -
Ethan Coen 1957 -
Rob Cohen 1949 -
Larry Cohen 1941 -
Nigel Cole 1959 -
Chris Columbus 1958 -
Bill Condon 1955 -
Robert Conrad 1935 -
Bill Conti 1943 -
Ryan Coogler 1986 -
Francis Ford Coppola 1939 -
Sofia Coppola 1971 -
Roman Coppola 1965 -
Anton Corbijn 1955 -
Don Cornelius 1936 -
Don Coscarelli 1954 -
Allen Coulter -
Alex Cox 1954 -
Wes Craven 1939 -
David Cronenberg 1943 -
Tim Crouch -
Cameron Crowe 1957 -
Alfonso Cuaron 1961 -
Michael Curtiz 1886 - 1962
Stephen Daldry 1960 -
Joe Dante 1946 -
Frank Darabont 1959 -
Jean-Pierre Dardenne 1951 -
Luc Dardenne 1954 -
Roger Deakins 1949 -
Jonathan Demme 1944 -
Ted Demme 1963 - 2002
Caleb Deschanel 1944 -
Arnaud Desplechin 1960 -
Dean Devlin 1962 -
Edward Dmytryk 1908 - 1999
David Dobkin 1969 -
Pete Docter 1968 -
Andrew Dominik 1967 -
Stanley Donen 1924 -
Richard Donner 1930 -
Ziad Doueiri -
Ava DuVernay 1972 -
Troy Duffy 1971 -
Bruno Dumont 1958 -
Mark Duplass 1976 -
Jay Duplass 1973 -
Sean Durkin 1981 -
Allan Dwan 1885 - 1981
Blake Edwards 1922 -
Atom Egoyan 1960 -
Sergei Eisenstein 1898 - 1948
David R. Ellis 1952 -
Roland Emmerich 1955 -
Robert Evans 1930 -
Richard Eyre 1943 -
Brad Falchuk 1971 -
Asghar Farhadi 1972 -
Peter Farrelly 1956 -
Bobby Farrelly 1958 -
Rainer Werner Fassbinder 1945 - 1982
Paul Feig 1962 -
Federico Fellini 1920 - 1993
Abel Ferrara 1951 -
Mike Figgis 1948 -
David Fincher 1962 -
Terence Fisher 1904 - 1980
Robert J. Flaherty 1884 - 1951
Geoffrey S. Fletcher 1970 -
Milos Forman 1932 -
Marc Forster 1969 -
Bill Forsyth 1946 -
Josh Fox 1972 -
John Frankenheimer 1930 - 2002
Stephen Frears 1941 -
William Friedkin 1939 -
Samuel Fuller 1911 - 1997
Antoine Fuqua 1966 -
Stephen Gaghan 1965 -
Greg Garrison 1924 - 2005
Alex Gibney 1953 -
Laurieann Gibson 1969 -
Terry Gilliam 1940 -
Jonathan Glazer 1965 -
John Glen 1932 -
Arne Glimcher 1938 -
Evan Glodell -
Will Gluck -
Jean-Luc Godard 1930 -
Drew Goddard 1975 -
Theo Van Gogh 1957 - 2004
Arnon Goldfinger 1963 -
Seth Gordon 1974 -
David S. Goyer 1965 -
Susannah Grant 1963 -
Adam Green 1975 -
Peter Greenaway 1942 -
Robert Greenwald 1945 -
John Grierson 1898 - 1972
D. W. Griffith 1875 - 1948
Christopher Guest 1948 -
Val Guest 1911 - 2006
Charles Guggenheim 1924 - 2002
Sacha Guitry 1885 - 1957
Taylor Hackford 1944 -
Paul Haggis 1953 -
Peter Hall 1930 -
Lasse Hallstrom 1946 -
Robert Hamer 1911 - 1963
Guy Hamilton 1922 -
Michael Haneke 1942 -
Curtis Hanson 1945 -
Renny Harlin 1959 -
Ray Harryhausen 1920 -
Howard Hawks 1896 - 1977
Todd Haynes 1961 -
Michel Hazanavicius 1967 -
Amy Heckerling 1954 -
Anthony Hemingway 1977 -
Marshall Herskovitz 1952 -
Werner Herzog 1942 -
George Hickenlooper 1963 - 2010
Walter Hill 1942 -
Jody Hill -
Arthur Hiller 1923 -
Alfred Hitchcock 1899 - 1980
David Hoffman -
Michael Lindsay-Hogg 1940 -
Nicole Holofcener 1960 -
Tobe Hooper 1943 -
Tom Hooper 1972 -
Stephen Hopkins 1958 -
Ron Howard 1954 -
James Wong Howe 1899 - 1976
King Hu 1931 - 1997
Hugh Hudson 1936 -
John Hughes 1950 -
John Huston 1906 - 1987
Garry Hynes 1953 -
Peter Jackson 1961 -
William Jackson -
Steve James 1955 -
Nicholas Jarecki 1979 -
Eugene Jarecki -
Derek Jarman 1942 - 1994
Jim Jarmusch 1953 -
Norman Jewison 1926 -
Alejandro Jodorowsky 1929 -
Roland Joffe 1945 -
Karan Johar 1972 -
Jamie Johnson 1979 -
Joe Johnston 1950 -
Chuck Jones 1912 - 2002
Spike Jonze 1969 -
Neil Jordan 1950 -
Miranda July 1974 -
Alex Karpovsky -
Anurag Kashyap 1972 -
Mathieu Kassovitz 1967 -
Lloyd Kaufman 1945 -
Philip Kaufman 1936 -
Tony Kaye 1952 -
Elia Kazan 1909 - 2003
Rory Kennedy 1968 -
Alexandra Kerry 1973 -
Irvin Kershner 1923 - 2010
Darius Khondji 1955 -
Abbas Kiarostami 1940 -
Beeban Kidron 1961 -
Krzysztof Kieslowski 1941 - 1996
Richard King -
Randal Kleiser 1946 -
Alexander Kluge 1932 -
Barbara Kopple 1946 -
Harmony Korine 1974 -
Joseph Kosinski 1974 -
Ted Kotcheff 1931 -
Stanley Kramer 1913 - 2001
Eric Kripke 1974 -
Stanley Kubrick 1928 - 1999
Akira Kurosawa 1910 - 1998
Emir Kusturica 1954 -
Neil LaBute 1963 -
Fritz Lang 1890 - 1976
Walter Lang 1896 - 1972
John Lasseter 1957 -
Andrew Lau 1960 -
Dino De Laurentiis 1919 -
David Lean 1908 - 1991
Patrice Leconte 1947 -
Charles Lederer 1906 - 1976
Spike Lee 1957 -
Ang Lee 1954 -
Malcolm D. Lee 1970 -
Mike Leigh 1943 -
Sergio Leone 1929 - 1989
Richard Lester 1932 -
Louis Leterrier 1973 -
Jonathan Levine 1976 -
Barry Levinson 1922 -
Steven Levitan 1962 -
Shawn Levy 1968 -
Ben Lewin 1946 -
Doug Liman 1965 -
Richard Linklater 1960 -
Joshua Logan 1908 - 1988
Chuck Lorre 1952 -
Nick Love 1969 -
Ernst Lubitsch 1892 - 1947
George Lucas 1944 -
Baz Luhrmann 1962 -
Sidney Lumet 1924 - 2011
David Lynch 1946 -
Jennifer Lynch 1968 -
Adrian Lyne 1941 -
Nigel Lythgoe 1949 -
Greg MacGillivray 1945 -
Michelle MacLaren -
Angelina Maccarone 1965 -
Mohsen Makhmalbaf 1957 -
Terrence Malick 1943 -
Louis Malle 1932 - 1995
Rouben Mamoulian 1897 - 1987
James Mangold 1963 -
Michael Mann 1943 -
Chris Marker 1921 - 2012
Richard Marquand 1937 - 1987
Rob Marshall 1960 -
Neil Marshall 1970 -
Frank Marshall 1946 -
Michael Mayer 1960 -
Callum McDougall -
McG 1968 -
Christopher McQuarrie 1968 -
John McTiernan 1951 -
Jonas Mekas 1922 -
Sam Mendes 1965 -
Nancy Meyers 1949 -
John Milius 1944 -
Rebecca Miller 1962 -
Bennett Miller 1966 -
Tim Minear 1963 -
Anthony Minghella 1954 -
Vincente Minnelli 1903 - 1986
Jim Mitchell 1943 -
Hayao Miyazaki 1941 -
Mario Monicelli 1915 - 2010
Errol Morris 1948 -
Mira Nair 1957 -
Jennifer Yuh Nelson 1972 -
Tim Blake Nelson 1964 -
Mike Newell 1942 -
Steve Nguyen 1985 -
Mike Nichols 1931 -
Christopher Nolan 1970 -
Jehane Noujaim -
Phillip Noyce 1950 -
Trevor Nunn 1940 -
Gavin O'Connor -
Jose Padilha 1967 -
Alan J. Pakula 1928 - 1998
Brian De Palma 1940 -
Jake Paltrow 1975 -
Nick Park 1958 -
Alan Parker 1944 -
Pier Paolo Pasolini 1922 - 1975
Diane Paulus 1966 -
Alexander Payne 1961 -
Sam Peckinpah 1925 - 1984
Mario Van Peebles 1957 -
Arthur Penn 1922 - 2010
Wolfgang Petersen 1941 -
Daniel Petrie 1920 - 2004
Todd Phillips 1970 -
Roman Polanski 1933 -
Sydney Pollack 1934 - 2008
Edoardo Ponti 1973 -
Otto Preminger 1906 - 1986
Josh Radnor 1974 -
Sam Raimi 1959 -
Arthur Rankin, Jr. 1924 - 2014
Brett Ratner 1969 -
Satyajit Ray 1921 - 1992
Nicholas Ray 1911 - 1979
Matt Reeves 1966 -
Godfrey Reggio 1940 -
Rob Reiner 1947 -
Karel Reisz 1926 - 2002
Jason Reitman 1977 -
Jean Renoir 1894 - 1979
Alain Resnais 1922 -
Robert Richardson 1955 -
John Ridley 1965 -
Leni Riefenstahl 1902 - 2003
Guy Ritchie 1968 -
Michael Ritchie 1938 - 2001
Jacques Rivette 1928 -
Jay Roach 1957 -
Richard E. Robbins -
Bruce Robinson 1946 -
Robert Rodriguez 1968 -
Nicolas Roeg 1928 -
Eric Rohmer 1920 - 2010
Mark Romanek 1959 -
George A. Romero 1940 -
Roberto Rossellini 1906 - 1977
Eli Roth 1972 -
Alan Rudolph 1943 -
Aaron Ruell 1976 -
Wesley Ruggles 1889 - 1972
Ken Russell 1927 -
David O. Russell 1958 -
Mark Rydell 1934 -
Steve Sabol 1942 - 2012
Walter Salles 1956 -
Victor Salva 1958 -
Rupert Sanders 1971 -
Gus Van Sant 1952 -
John Sayles 1950 -
John Schlesinger 1925 - 2003
Paul Schrader 1946 -
Barbet Schroeder 1941 -
Michael Schultz 1938 -
Joel Schumacher 1939 -
Louis Schwartzberg -
Martin Scorsese 1942 -
Ridley Scott 1937 -
Tony Scott 1944 - 2012
Peter Segal 1962 -
Henry Selick 1952 -
Yahoo Serious 1953 -
Adam Shankman 1964 -
Lynn Shelton 1965 -
M. Night Shyamalan 1970 -
Vittorio De Sica 1901 - 1974
George Sidney 1916 - 2002
Jason Silva 1982 -
Sam Simon 1955 -
Bryan Singer 1965 -
Tarsem Singh 1961 -
John Singleton 1968 -
Douglas Sirk 1897 - 1987
Kevin Smith 1970 -
Zack Snyder 1966 -
Steven Soderbergh 1963 -
Stephen Sommers 1962 -
Paolo Sorrentino 1970 -
Penelope Spheeris 1945 -
Steven Spielberg 1947 -
Michael Spiller 1961 -
Roger Spottiswoode 1945 -
Morgan Spurlock 1970 -
Andrew Stanton 1965 -
Joshua Michael Stern 1961 -
George Stevens 1904 - 1975
Nicholas Stoller 1976 -
Oliver Stone 1946 -
Tim Story 1970 -
Lee Strasberg 1901 - 1982
Charles Sturridge 1951 -
Kurt Sutter 1966 -
Lee Tamahori 1950 -
Quentin Tarantino 1963 -
Andrei Tarkovsky 1932 - 1986
Alan Taylor 1959 -
Julie Taymor 1952 -
Chris Terrio 1976 -
J. Lee Thompson 1914 - 2002
James Toback 1944 -
Guillermo del Toro 1964 -
Josh Trank 1984 -
Lars von Trier 1956 -
Francois Truffaut 1932 - 1984
Douglas Trumbull 1942 -
David Twohy 1955 -
Jean-Marc Vallee 1963 -
Agnes Varda 1928 -
Gore Verbinski 1964 -
Paul Verhoeven 1938 -
Denis Villeneuve 1967 -
Luchino Visconti 1906 - 1976
Lana Wachowski 1965 -
Andy Wachowski 1967 -
Michael Wadleigh 1939 -
Andrzej Wajda 1926 -
Lucy Walker -
Raoul Walsh 1887 - 1980
John Waters 1946 -
Marc Webb 1974 -
Chris Wedge 1957 -
Peter Weir 1944 -
Wim Wenders 1945 -
Ben Wheatley 1972 -
Billy Wilder 1906 - 2002
Robert Wilson 1941 -
Max Winkler 1983 -
Michael Winterbottom 1961 -
Tommy Wiseau -
Frederick Wiseman 1930 -
Len Wiseman -
John Woo 1946 -
Ed Wood 1924 - 1978
Sam Wood 1883 - 1949
Joe Wright 1972 -
Edgar Wright 1974 -
William Wyler 1902 - 1981
David Yates 1963 -
Zhang Yimou 1950 -
Terence Young 1915 - 1994
Justin Zackham -
Steven Zaillian 1953 -
Darryl F. Zanuck 1902 - 1979
Benh Zeitlin 1982 -
Robert Zemeckis 1952 -
David Zucker 1947 -
Jerry Zucker 1950 -
Andrew Zuckerman 1977 -
Edward Zwick 1952 -
Terry Zwigoff 1949 -
Mike deGruy 1951 - 2012
Kim Ki-duk 1960 -
Bong Joon-ho 1969 -
Wong Kar-wai 1956 -
Park Chan-wook 1963 -

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