My Favourite Directors from 2015 to 2019

by dziwnytenswiat | created - 26 Feb 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

Only Directors from films in my list Top 100 from 2015-2019:

https://www.imdb.com/list/ls023546921/

1. Malgorzata Szumowska

Director | W imie...

One of the most prominent Polish directors of today, Malgorzata Szumowska was born in Kraków in 1973. She's been directing, writing and producing feature and documentary films. Her movies have received many awards, for example Silver Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival for "33 Scenes from Life" or...

19 points

2. Pedro Almodóvar

Writer | Hable con ella

The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study ...

18 points

3. Steven Spielberg

Producer | Schindler's List

One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...

17 points

4. Barry Jenkins

Director | If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins was born on November 19, 1979 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a director and writer, known for If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Moonlight (2016) and Medicine for Melancholy (2008).

17 points

5. Quentin Tarantino

Writer | Reservoir Dogs

Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old.

In January of...

16 points

6. Pawel Pawlikowski

Director | Zimna wojna

A literature and philosophy graduate, with extensive post-graduate work at Oxford on German literature, Polish-born Pawel Pawlikowski started as a documentary filmmaker in British television.

His second feature, Last Resort (2000), earned him international critical acclaim at numerous festivals, ...

10 points

7. Nora Fingscheidt

Director | Systemsprenger

Nora Fingscheidt was born in 1983 in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany. She is a director and writer, known for System Crasher (2019), Synkope (2011) and Boulevard's End (2014).

10 points

8. Asghar Farhadi

Writer | Darbareye Elly

Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of...

10 points

9. Sean Baker

Writer | The Florida Project

Sean Baker is a writer/director known for the Spirit Award nominated films Take Out (2004), Prince of Broadway (2008) and Starlet (2012) (winner of the Robert Altman Spirit Award). His latest film Tangerine (2015) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and will be released by Magnolia Pictures in ...

10 points

10. Jim Jarmusch

Director | Broken Flowers

Moved to New York City at the age of seventeen from Akron, Ohio. Graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in English, class of '75. Without any prior film experience, he was accepted into the Tisch School of the Arts, New York.

10 points

11. François Ozon

Director | Dans la maison

François Ozon was born on November 15, 1967 in Paris, France. He is a director and writer, known for In the House (2012), 8 Women (2002) and Young & Beautiful (2013).

10 points

12. Todd Phillips

Producer | Joker

Todd Phillips was born on December 20, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Todd Bunzl. He is a producer and director, known for Joker (2019), Old School (2003) and Due Date (2010).

10 points

13. Ruben Östlund

Director | Turist

Ruben Östlund was born on April 13, 1974 in Styrsö, Västra Götalands län, Sweden as Claes Olle Ruben Östlund. He is a director and writer, known for Force Majeure (2014), The Square (2017) and Involuntary (2008). He was previously married to Andrea Östlund.

10 points

14. Martin McDonagh

Writer | In Bruges

Martin McDonagh was born on March 26, 1970 in Camberwell, London, England. He is a writer and director, known for In Bruges (2008), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) and Seven Psychopaths (2012).

10 points

15. Paolo Sorrentino

Writer | Youth

Paolo Sorrentino was born on May 31, 1970 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for Youth (2015), The Great Beauty (2013) and This Must Be the Place (2011). He is married to Daniela D'Antonio. They have two children.

10 points

16. Tom McCarthy

Writer | The Station Agent

Tom McCarthy is an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is best known for direct and write The Station Agent (2003), The Visitor (2007), Win Win (2011), and Spotlight (2015), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and was nominated for Best Director.

McCarthy...

10 points

17. Hirokazu Koreeda

Director | Manbiki kazoku

Born in Tokyo in 1962. Originally intended to be a novelist, but after graduating from Waseda University in 1987 went on to become an assistant director at T.V. Man Union. Snuck off set to film Lessons from a Calf (1991). His first feature, Maborosi (1995), based on a Teru Miyamoto novel and drawn ...

10 points

18. Wojciech Smarzowski

Writer | Dom zly

Wojciech Smarzowski is a famous Polish screenwriter and director. He studied filmmaking at the Jagiellonian University and the National Film School in Lódz. He started his film career as a video camera operator. He received Polish Academy Award for Best Director for 4 times (2004, 2009, 2011, 2017)....

10 points

19. Emily Atef

Director | 3 Tage in Quiberon

Emily Atef was born in 1973 in Berlin, West Germany. She is a director and writer, known for 3 Days in Quiberon (2018), The Stranger in Me (2008) and Molly's Way (2005).

10 points

20. Andreas Dresen

Director | Halt auf freier Strecke

Andreas Dresen was born on August 16, 1963 in Gera, German Democratic Republic. He is a director and writer, known for Stopped on Track (2011), Night Shapes (1999) and Grill Point (2002).

10 points

21. Cãlin Peter Netzer

Producer | Pozitia copilului

Calin Peter Netzer was born on the 1st May 1975 in Petrosani [Petroschen], Romania. His family belongs to the Transylvanian Saxons, a cultural minority of German descent who lives since generations in Romania. He was raised mainly in Cluj [Klausenburg]. Netzer's father was a dentist and emigrated ...

10 points

22. Ferenc Török

Director | 1945

Ferenc Török was born on April 23, 1971 in Budapest, Hungary. He has received Béla Balázs Award, a state recognition for outstanding achievement in filmmaking. Török is a member of the European Film Academy. He is known for Moszkva tér (2001), Szezon (2004), Overnight, (2007), Isztambul (2011) and ...

10 points

23. Ken Loach

Director | I, Daniel Blake

Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context.

After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into ...

10 points

24. Jafar Panahi

Director | Taxi

Jafar Panahi (Born 11 July 1960) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film editor, commonly identified with the Iranian New Wave film movement. After several years of making short films and working as an assistant director for fellow Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami, Panahi achieved ...

9 points

25. Agnieszka Holland

Director | Pokot

Agnieszka Holland was born 28 of November 1948 in Warsaw but went to Czechoslovakia to study film directing at FAMU in Prague. She began her film career working in Poland with Krzysztof Zanussi as assistant director, and Andrzej Wajda as her mentor. She wrote several scripts with Wajda before ...

9 points

26. Naoko Ogigami

Writer | Karera ga honki de amu toki wa

After graduation from Chiba University's Image Science program, Naoko Ogigami went to the United States in 1994 to study film at the University of Southern California. During this period, she worked as an assistant for TV commercials, promotional videos, and films, and also created short films of ...

9 points

27. Adrian Goiginger

Writer | Die beste aller Welten

Adrian Goiginger was born on February 22, 1991 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria. He is a writer and director, known for The Best of All Worlds (2017), Hi Fonyód! (2013) and Der Treue größter Akt (2017).

9 points

28. Xiaoshuai Wang

Director | Di jiu tian chang

Wang Xiaoshuai (Director, Writer, Producer)

Wang Xiaoshuai is one of very few masters who remains true to his art in spite of rampant commercialism in the Chinese film market. Evoking the trauma of ordinary Chinese people caught in extraordinary times, his works span different eras, yet consistently...

9 points

29. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Director | Das Leben der Anderen

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck was born on May 2, 1973 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Florian Maria Georg Christian Graf Henckel von Donnersmarck. He is a director and writer, known for The Lives of Others (2006), The Tourist (2010) and Never Look Away (2018). He is married to ...

9 points

30. Luca Guadagnino

Director | Call Me by Your Name

Luca Guadagnino was born in 1971 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy. He is a director and producer, known for Call Me by Your Name (2017), Suspiria (2018) and I Am Love (2009).

31. Miroslav Terzic

Director | Savovi

Miroslav Terzic was born in 1969 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. He is a director and assistant director, known for Stitches (2019), Redemption Street (2012) and Underground (1995).

32. Jay Roach

Director | Trumbo

Jay Roach was born on June 14, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Mathew Jay Roach. He is a producer and director, known for Trumbo (2015), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and Blown Away (1994). He has been married to Susanna Hoffs since April 17, 1993. They have two ...

9 points

33. Fatih Akin

Director | Gegen die Wand

Fatih Akin was born in 1973 in Hamburg of Turkish parentage. He began studying Visual Communications at Hamburg's College of Fine Arts in 1994. His collaboration with Wueste Film also dates from this time. In 1995, he wrote and directed his first short feature, "Sensin - You're The One!" ("Sensin -...

9 points

34. Tom Hooper

Director | The Danish Girl

Tom Hooper was educated at one of England's most prestigious schools, Westminster. His first film, Runaway Dog, was made when he was 13 years old and shot on a Clockwork 16mm Bolex camera, using 100 feet of film. At age 18, he wrote, directed and produced the short film Painted Faces (1992), which ...

9 points

35. Lenny Abrahamson

Director | Room

Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin in 1966. He studied physics and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. While at university he directed short videos with the Trinity Video Society, which he co-founded with Ed Guiney. He graduated in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). His first short film...

9 points

36. Tobias Lindholm

Writer | Kapringen

Tobias Lindholm was born on July 5, 1977 in Næstved, Denmark. He is a writer, known for A Hijacking (2012), The Hunt (2012) and A War (2015).

9 points

37. Stephan Streker

Director | Noces

Born in Brussels, Stephan Streker started his career as a journalist. He used to work as a movie critic and sport reporter (essentially soccer and boxing) in various Belgian and French newspapers, magazines, TV, and radio. He wrote an essay on major French artist Serge Gainsbourg. This book ("...

9 points

39. Martin Zandvliet

Director | Under sandet

Martin Zandvliet was born on January 7, 1971 in Fredericia, Denmark. He is an editor and director, known for Land of Mine (2015), A Funny Man (2011) and Applause (2009).

9 points

40. Andrzej Wajda

Director | Katyn

Andrzej Wajda is an Academy Award-wining director. He is the most prominent filmmaker in Poland known for The Promised Land (1975), Man of Iron (1981), and Katyn (2007).

He was Born on March 6, 1926, in Suwalki, Poland. His mother, Aniela Wajda, was a teacher at a Ukrainian school. His father, Jakub...

9 points

41. Asif Kapadia

Director | The Warrior

Academy award and four time BAFTA award winning Director / Writer / Producer Asif Kapadia is known for his visually striking films exploring characters living in timeless, extreme and unforgiving landscapes. His films have been box office successes around the world as well as being critically ...

9 points

42. Maryam Zaree

Actress | 4 Blocks

Maryam Zaree was born on July 22, 1983 in Teheran, Iran. She is an actress and director, known for 4 Blocks (2017), Club Europa (2017) and Brüder (2012).

9 points

43. Tomasz Sekielski

Director | Tylko nie mów nikomu

Tomasz Sekielski is a director and writer, known for Tell No One (2019), Wladcy Marionetek (2010) and Television Theater (1953).

9 points

44. Lars Kraume

Writer | Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer

Lars Kraume was born on February 24, 1973 in Chieri, Piedmont, Italy. He is a writer and director, known for The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (2015), The Silent Revolution (2018) and Tatort (1970).

9 points

45. Tomer Heymann

Director | Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Tomer Heymann was born in Kfar Yedidia in Israel in 1970 and has directed many documentary films and series in the past ten years, most of them long-term follow-ups and personal documentations. His films won major awards at different prestigious film festivals including his first film "It Kinda ...

9 points

46. Danny Boyle

Director | 127 Hours

Danny Boyle was born on October 20, 1956 in Manchester, England as Daniel Boyle. He is a director and producer, known for 127 Hours (2010), 28 Days Later... (2002) and Slumdog Millionaire (2008).

9 points

47. Kai Wessel

Director | Zeit der Helden

Kai Wessel was born on September 19, 1961 in Hamburg, Germany. He is a director and writer, known for Zeit der Helden (2013), Fog in August (2016) and Klemperer - Ein Leben in Deutschland (1999).

9 points

48. Tom Ford

Director | A Single Man

Tom Ford is an American fashion designer, film director, screenwriter and film producer. He gained fame as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent. In 2006, Ford launched his own "Tom Ford" label.

Ford directed the films A Single Man (2009) and Nocturnal Animals (2016), both films were...

9 points

49. Boris Khlebnikov

Director | Koktebel

Boris Khlebnikov was born on August 28, 1972 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR as Boris Igorevich Khlebnikov. He is a producer and director, known for Roads to Koktebel (2003), Free Floating (2006) and Arrhythmia (2017).

9 points

50. Árpád Bogdán

Director | Genezis

Árpád Bogdán was born on June 13, 1976 in Nagykanizsa, Hungary. He is a director and writer, known for Genezis (2018), Boldog új élet (2007) and Gettó Balboa (2018).

9 points

51. Adrian Sitaru

Director | Pescuit sportiv

Adrian Sitaru was born on November 4, 1971 in Deva, Romania. He is a director and writer, known for Angling (2008), The Cage (2010) and Best Intentions (2011).

9 points

52. Anne Fontaine

Writer | Coco avant Chanel

Anne Fontaine was born on July 15, 1959 in Luxembourg as Anne Sibertin-Blanc. She is an actress and writer, known for Coco Before Chanel (2009), The Innocents (2016) and Reinventing Marvin (2017). She is married to Philippe Carcassonne. They have one child.

9 points

53. Aleksey German Jr.

Director | Bumazhnyy soldat

Aleksey German Jr. was born on September 4, 1976 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR. He is a director and writer, known for Paper Soldier (2008), Garpastum (2005) and Under Electric Clouds (2015). He is married to Elena Okopnaya.

9 points

54. Piotr Domalewski

Writer | Cicha noc

Director, script writer, actor.

He developed his abilities in filmmaking on the set of the famous "Demon", where he was the assistant of director Marcin Wrona. During directing studies at WRiTV in Katowice, he made several short films, awarded at many festivals.

His full-length directorial debut film...

9 points

55. Marek Koterski

Director | Dzien swira

Marek Koterski was born on June 3, 1942 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland. He is a director and writer, known for Day of the Wacko (2002), 7 Emotions (2018) and We're All Christs (2006). He is married to Malgorzata Bogdanska. He was previously married to Iwona Ciesielska.

9 points

56. Oliver Hirschbiegel

Director | Das Experiment

Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1957. In his teens he left high school and worked as a cooker in a boat.

Then he studied painting and graphism in the Academy of arts in Hamburg where he also started experimenting with video and photography. Those experimental movies attracted the attention of some ...

9 points

57. Claudio Giovannesi

Director | Fiore

Claudio Giovannesi was born on March 20, 1978 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is a director and writer, known for Fiore (2016), Piranhas (2019) and Alì Blue Eyes (2012).

9 points

58. François Delisle

Producer | Chorus

Between 1987 and 1990, François Delisle directed several experimental short films. Some of them were selected for various international festivals. In 1991, François Delisle came to critics' attention when he was named best new director of short and medium-length films at the Rendez-Vous du cinéma ...

9 points

59. Stig Björkman

Director | Jag är Ingrid

Stig Gösta Henning Stigson Björkman, born October 2, 1938 in Stockholm, is a Swedish writer, film director and film critic Björkman was the editor of the film magazine Chaplin 1964-1972 and with great dedication written a number of books on the art of film and interview books with, among others, ...

9 points

61. Kenneth Lonergan

Writer | Manchester by the Sea

Kenneth Lonergan is a playwright, screenwriter and director. His film, You Can Count on Me (2000), which he wrote and directed, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, won the Sundance 2000 Grand Jury Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award, the NY Film Critics Circle, LA Film ...

8 points

62. Maren Ade

Producer | Toni Erdmann

Maren Ade was born in Karlsruhe on 12 December 1976 to a couple of teachers.She studied cinema at Munich's Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film. As of 2001 she co-founded, together with Janine Jackowski, a fellow graduate from HFF, the "Komplizen" film company. It is through Komplizen that Maren would...

8 points

64. Anne Zohra Berrached

Director | 24 Wochen

Anne Zohra Berrached was born on July 31, 1982 in Erfurt, Germany. She is a director and writer, known for 24 Weeks (2016), Two Mothers (2013) and Saint & Whore (2012).

8 points

65. Ridley Scott

Producer | The Martian

Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...

8 points

66. Yosef Baraki

Director | Mina Walking

Yosef Baraki is a director and writer, known for Mina Walking (2015), Der Kandidat (2012) and Strike 3! (2011).

8 points

67. László Nemes

Director | Saul fia

László Nemes was born on 18th Feb. 1977 in Budapest, Hungary. He moved to France at 12 with his mother. He grew up in Paris, where he studied History, International Relations and Political Science at the Institut d'Études Politiques, because he couldn't go to film school. After that he started ...

8 points

68. Adam McKay

Producer | The Other Guys

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...

8 points

69. Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Director | Mustang

In 2011 Ergüven was invited to attend the Cannes Film Festivals Atelier to help develop her project, The Kings. While there she met fellow director Alice Winocour who was there to develop her first feature film Augustine. After Ergüven was unable to find financing for her film Winocour suggested ...

8 points

70. Ildikó Enyedi

Director | Teströl és lélekröl

Ildikó Enyedi was born on November 15, 1955 in Budapest, Hungary. She is a director and writer, known for On Body and Soul (2017), Simon, the Magician (1999) and My Twentieth Century (1989).

8 points

71. Luc Picard

Actor | L'audition

Luc Picard was born on September 24, 1961 in Lachine, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for Audition (2005), Babine (2008) and Cross My Heart (2017).

8 points

72. Dorota Kobiela

Director | Loving Vincent

A graduate from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Dorota Kobiela was awarded the "Minister of Culture scholarship" for special achievements in painting and graphics for four consecutive years. Through friends Dorota discovered animation and film, and immediately threw herself into learning these ...

8 points

73. Hugh Welchman

Producer | Loving Vincent

Hugh Welchman is a producer and writer, known for Loving Vincent (2017), La Vie En Rose (2007) and Peter & the Wolf (2006).

8 points

74. Todd Haynes

Director | Far from Heaven

Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988). ...

8 points

75. Denzel Washington

Actor | Fences

Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He is the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel Washington, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at ...

8 points

77. Tomás Weinreb

Director | Já, Olga Hepnarová

Tomas Weinreb was born in Stod nearby Pilsen (Czech republic). He cooperates with Petr Kazda. Both of them graduated from the Independent Film College in Pisek as well as from the Film School of Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU), from the department of documentary filmmaking and of scriptwriting ...

8 points

78. Oliver Stone

Producer | JFK

Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and despite his failures, has always returned to success.

William Oliver Stone was ...

8 points

79. Garth Davis

Director | Lion

Garth Davis is a renowned film, television and commercials director whose feature directorial debut Lion was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture. For the first time in the history of the Directors Guild of America, Davis was nominated twice in the same year for Lion - for the ...

8 points

80. Carla Simón

Director | Estiu 1993

Carla Simón is a director and writer, known for Summer 1993 (2017), Born Positive (2012) and Después también (2019).

8 points

81. Mani Haghighi

Actor | Paziraie sadeh

Mani Haghighi was born on May 4, 1969 in Tehran, Iran. He is an actor and writer, known for Modest Reception (2012), Pig (2018) and Men at Work (2006).

8 points

82. Stephan Komandarev

Director | Posoki

Stephan Komandarev is a Bulgarian director, producer and scriptwriter. Born in 1966 in Sofia. He graduated in Film & TV directing at the New Bulgarian University (1999).

Stephan Komandarev's latest feature film "Directions" is a nominee in the section "Un certain regard" at the Cannes Film Festival ...

8 points

83. Andrea Arnold

Director | American Honey

Andrea Arnold was born on April 5, 1961 in Dartford, Kent, England as Andrea P. Arnold. She is an actress and director, known for American Honey (2016), Fish Tank (2009) and Red Road (2006).

8 points

84. Alfonso Cuarón

Writer | Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then ...

8 points

85. Caroline Link

Director | Nirgendwo in Afrika

Caroline Link was born on June 2, 1964 in Bad Nauheim, Hesse, Germany. She is a director and writer, known for Nowhere in Africa (2001), Beyond Silence (1996) and Annaluise & Anton (1999).

8 points

86. Albert Serra

Director | La mort de Louis XIV

Albert Serra was born in 1975 in Banyoles, Girona, Catalonia, Spain. He is a director and writer, known for The Death of Louis XIV (2016), Quixotic/Honor de Cavelleria (2006) and Liberté (2019).

8 points

87. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

8 points

88. Bryan Singer

Director | X-Men

Bryan Singer was born on September 17, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as Bryan Jay Singer. He is a producer and director, known for X-Men (2000), The Usual Suspects (1995) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).

8 points

89. Taylor Sheridan

Writer | Hell or High Water

Taylor Sheridan is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for wrote the screenplay for Sicario (2015), and Hell or High Water (2016), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

He also starred in FX television series Sons of Anarchy, and ...

8 points

90. Denis Villeneuve

Director | Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuve is a French Canadian film director and writer. He was born in 1967, in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada. He started his career as a filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada. He is best known for his feature films Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015), Prisoners (2013), Enemy (2013), ...

8 points

91. Atom Egoyan

Director | The Sweet Hereafter

Born in Egypt to Armenian parents, he was raised in Western Canada. Both his parents were painters, and he planned to be a playwright, but after making a short film, he became hooked on telling stories visually. Returned to ethnic "homeland" when he filmed Calendar (1993) in Armenia. Won attention ...

8 points

92. Catherine Corsini

Director | La belle saison

Catherine Corsini was born on May 18, 1956 in Dreux, Eure-et-Loir, France. She is a director and writer, known for Summertime (2015), Three Worlds (2012) and Les ambitieux (2006).

8 points

93. William Oldroyd

Director | Lady Macbeth

William Oldroyd is a director and producer, known for Lady Macbeth (2016), Best (2013) and Body Cross.

8 points

94. Naomi Kawase

Director | An

Naomi Kawase was born on May 30, 1969 in Nara, Japan. She is a director and writer, known for Sweet Bean (2015), Suzaku (1997) and Still the Water (2014). She was previously married to Takenori Sentô.

8 points

95. Quan'an Wang

Director | Tuan yuan

Quan'an Wang was born in Yan'an in 1965. A graduate from the 1991 Beijing Film Academy promotion, he belongs to what has been called the "sixth generation" of Chinese directors. From 1999 to 2009, he shared his life with actress Nan Yu, with whom he made his first four movies : "Yue shi" (Lunar ...

8 points



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