Best 3D Feature Film Directors

by whittleboy615 | created - 19 Apr 2012 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

A list of directors with a talent for creating stereoscopic 3D movies

1. Hark Tsui

Producer | Di renjie: Tong tian di guo

Tsui Hark recently became the fourth Chinese film director to join the board of judges for the 57th Cannes Film Festival in the feature films category this year.

An internationally acclaimed visionary director, Tsui started making experimental movies with 8mm film when he was only 13. After ...

Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings, The Taking of Tiger Mountain, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back, Sword Master, The Thousand Faces of Dunjia

2. James Cameron

Writer | Avatar

James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his ...

Avatar, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Attraction), Titanic, Ghosts of the Abyss, Aliens of the Deep, Deepsea Challenge

Upcoming: Avatar 2, 3, 4, 5

3. Ang Lee

Director | Wo hu cang long

Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee has become one of today's greatest contemporary filmmakers. Ang graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts in 1975 and then came to the U.S. to receive a B.F.A. Degree in Theatre/Theater Direction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ...

Life of Pi, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Gemini Man

4. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

Hugo

5. 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 ...

The Martian, Prometheus, Exodus: Gods and Kings

6. 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 ...

Gravity

7. George Miller

Producer | Mad Max: Fury Road

George Miller is an Australian film director, screenwriter, producer, and former medical doctor. He is best known for his Mad Max franchise, with The Road Warrior (1981) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) being hailed as amongst the greatest action films of all time. Aside from the Mad Max films, Miller...

Mad Max: Fury Road, Happy Feet Two

Upcoming: Furiosa, Mad Max: The Wasteland

8. 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).

X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Jack the Giant Slayer, Superman Returns

9. Peter Jackson

Producer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sir Peter Jackson made history with The Lord of the Rings trilogy, becoming the first person to direct three major feature films simultaneously. The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King were nominated for and collected a slew of awards from around the globe, with The ...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, The Hobbit: Battle of Five Armies, King Kong 360 3-D (Attraction), They Shall Not Grow Old

Upcoming: The Adventures of Tintin: Red Rackham's Treasure, The Adventures of Tintin 3

10. Robert Rodriguez

Producer | El mariachi

Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent.

Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none ...

Alita: Battle Angel, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, The Limit (VR Short)

11. Robert Zemeckis

Writer | Back to the Future

A whiz-kid with special effects, Robert is from the Spielberg camp of film-making (Steven Spielberg produced many of his films). Usually working with writing partner Bob Gale, Robert's earlier films show he has a talent for zany comedy (Romancing the Stone (1984), 1941 (1979)) and special effect ...

The Walk, Beowulf, A Christmas Carol, The Polar Express

Upcoming: Pinocchio?

12. Jack Arnold

Director | The Incredible Shrinking Man

Jack Arnold reigns supreme as one of the great directors of 1950s science-fiction features. His films are distinguished by moody black and white cinematography, solid acting, smart, thoughtful scripts, snappy pacing, a genuine heartfelt enthusiasm for the genre and plenty of eerie atmosphere.

Arnold...

Creature from the Black Lagoon, Revenge of the Creature, It Came from Outer Space, The Glass Web

13. André De Toth

Director | House of Wax

Although he obtained a law degree from the Royal Hungarian University, Andre De Toth decided to become an actor, and spent several years on the stage. He then entered the Hungarian film industry, obtaining work as a writer, editor, second unit director and actor before finally becoming a director. ...

House of Wax, The Stranger Wore a Gun, The Bounty Hunter

14. Alfred Hitchcock

Director | Psycho

Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and ...

Dial M for Murder

15. John Farrow

Writer | Around the World in 80 Days

John Farrow wrote short stories and plays during his four-year career in the navy. In the late 1920s he came to Hollywood as a technical advisor for a film about Marines and stayed as a screenwriter, from A Sailor's Sweetheart (1927) through Tarzan Escapes (1936). He married Tarzan's Jane, Maureen ...

Hondo

16. Roy Ward Baker

Director | Asylum

Roy Ward Baker's first job in films was as a teaboy at the Gainsborough Studios in London, England, but within three years he was working as an assistant director. During World War II, he worked in the Army Kinematograph Unit under Eric Ambler, a writer and film producer, who, after the war, gave ...

Inferno

17. George Sidney

Director | Scaramouche

The son of Louis K. Sidney the vice president of M.G.M. and Hazel Mooney of The Mooney Sisters. In his teens he worked as studio messenger going through every department learning the techniques and secrets of the trade. In 1933 he was assigned to direct screen tests of Judy Garland, Robert Taylor ...

Kiss Me Kate, Third Dimensional Murder (Short)

18. Edward Ludwig

Director | Caribbean

Russian-born Edward Ludwig came to the U.S. as a child and was educated in Canada and New York City. He entered the film business as an actor in silents, then became a scenarist and screenwriter, and in the early 1930s turned to directing. Although most of his films were routine second features, he...

Jivaro, Sangaree

19. Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Director | Un long dimanche de fiançailles

Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a self-taught director who was very quickly interested by cinema, with a predilection for a fantastic cinema where form is as important as the subject. Thus he started directing TV commercials and video clips (such as Julien Clerc in 1984). At the same time he met designer/...

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

20. Baz Luhrmann

Writer | Moulin Rouge!

Baz Luhrmann is an Australian writer, director, and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theatre, music, and recording industries. He is regarded by many as a contemporary example of an auteur for his distinctly recognizable style and deep involvement in the writing, directing, ...

The Great Gatsby

21. Curtis Bernhardt

Director | Kisses for My President

If Curtis Bernhardt is a relative unknown, it's because he didn't direct his first Hollywood feature until 1940 at the age of 41. Bernhardt worked for years in Germany until his Jewish heritage made living there impossible by 1933-- he was arrested by the Gestapo and made a harrowing underground ...

Miss Sadie Thompson

22. Rudolph Maté

Cinematographer | Gilda

One of the most respected cinematographers in the industry, Polish-born Rudolph Mate entered the film business after his graduation from the University of Budapest. He worked in Hungary as an assistant cameraman for Alexander Korda and later worked throughout Europe with noted cameraman Karl Freund...

Second Chance

23. Raoul Walsh

Director | Sadie Thompson

Raoul Walsh's 52-year directorial career made him a Hollywood legend. Walsh was also an actor: He appeared in the first version of W. Somerset Maugham's "Rain" renamed Sadie Thompson (1928) opposite Gloria Swanson in the title role. He would have played the Cisco Kid in his own film In Old Arizona ...

Gun Fury

24. Arch Oboler

Writer | Five

Arch Oboler was born on December 7, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Five (1951), Bwana Devil (1952) and The Twonky (1953). He was married to Eleanor Helfand. He died on March 19, 1987 in Westlake Village, California, USA.

The Bubble, Bwana Devil, Domo Arigato

The House of Magic, The Son of Bigfoot, Bigfoot Family, A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures, A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise, The Queen's Corgi, Robinson Crusoe: The Wild Life, Fly Me to the Moon, S.O.S. Planet, Haunted Castle, Encounter in the Third Dimension, Alien Adventure, Misadventures in 3D, African Adventure: Safari in the Okavango, African Safari

Upcoming: Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness

26. Wuershan

Director | Dao jiàn xiào

Wuershan was born on June 10, 1972 in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. He is an ethnic Mongolian. He currently lives and works in Beijing, China.

At 16 years old, Wuershan enrolled into the High School affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Then he was admitted into the Oil Painting ...

Mojin: The Lost Legend, Painted Skin: The Resurrection

Upcoming: The Fengshen Trilogy?

27. Patrick Lussier

Editor | Drive Angry

Patrick Lussier is known for his work on Drive Angry (2011), My Bloody Valentine (2009) and Terminator Genisys (2015).

My Bloody Valentine, Drive Angry

28. Paul W.S. Anderson

Writer | Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Paul W.S. Anderson gained a fair bit of notoriety in his native England when he directed the ultra-violent Shopping (1994) (which he also wrote), starring Jude Law and Sean Pertwee in a story about thieves who steal by ramming a car into storefronts. The film was banned in some cinemas in England, ...

Resident Evil: Afterlife, Resident Evil: Retribution, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Pompeii, The Three Musketeers, Monster Hunter

Upcoming: In the Lost Lands?

29. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...

Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Transformers: The Last Knight, Transformers: The Ride (Attraction)

30. Soi Cheang

Director | Gau ngao gau

Soi Cheang is an actor and director, known for Dog Bite Dog (2006), New Blood (2002) and Motorway (2012).

The Monkey King, The Monkey King 2, The Monkey King 3, SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

Upcoming: The Monkey King 4

31. William Cameron Menzies

Production_designer | Gone with the Wind

William Cameron Menzies was educated at Yale University, the University of Edinburgh and at the Art Students League in New York. He entered the film industry in 1919, after serving with the U.S. Expeditionary Forces in World War I. His initial assignments were in film design and special effects, as...

The Maze, Doom Town (Short), Acrobatiks (Short), Fun in the Sun (Short)

32. Harry Essex

Writer | Creature from the Black Lagoon

New York-born Harry Essex planned on a writing career throughout his young life. Among his first jobs were stints on the New York newspapers "The Daily Mirror" and "The Brooklyn Eagle", short stories for "Collier's" and "The Saturday Evening Post" and even a Broadway play titled "Something for ...

I, the Jury

33. Paul Morrissey

Director | Mixed Blood

Born in New York City in 1938, Paul Morrissey studied literature at Fordham University. In the early 1960s, following a stint in the Army and jobs in insurance and as a social worker, he began directing short independent films.

In 1965, he was introduced to Andy Warhol, who asked him to contribute ...

Flesh for Frankenstein

34. Joe Dante

Director | Innerspace

Joe Dante is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art. After a stint as a film reviewer, he began his filmmaking apprenticeship in 1974 as trailer editor for Roger Corman's New World Pictures. He made his directorial debut in 1976 with Hollywood Boulevard (1976) (co-directed with Allan Arkush)...

The Hole

35. Gordon Douglas

Director | Them!

Starting out as a child actor, Gordon Douglas was eventually hired by Hal Roach as a gag writer. His first directorial assignments were for Roach's "Our Gang" series. Graduating to features, Douglas stayed with comedies, directing Oliver Hardy in Zenobia (1939) and both Hardy and Stan Laurel in ...

The Charge at Feather River

36. Sam Raimi

Director | Spider-Man

Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead (1981). From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making ...

Oz: The Great and Powerful

37. Joseph Kosinski

Director | Top Gun: Maverick

Joseph Kosinski is a director whose uncompromising style has quickly made a mark in the filmmaking zeitgeist. His feature film debut, "Tron: Legacy" for Walt Disney Studios, grossed over $400 million worldwide and was nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award for Sound Editing and a ...

Tron: Legacy

Upcoming: Top Gun: Maverick

38. Eric Brevig

Visual_effects | Men in Black

Eric Brevig was born in 1957. He is known for his work on Men in Black (1997), Total Recall (1990) and Pearl Harbor (2001).

Journey to the Center of the Earth, Yogi Bear

39. Jon M. Chu

Director | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Jon is an alumni of the USC School of Cinema-Television. There, he won the Princess Grace Award, the Dore Schary Award presented by the Anti-Defamation league, the Jack Nicholson directing award, and recognized as an honoree for the IFP/West program Project: Involve.

After making his student short, ...

Step Up 3D, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Never Say Never, Now You See Me 2 (China)

40. Tim Burton

Producer | Edward Scissorhands

Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...

Frankenweenie, Vincent (Short), Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Dumbo, Alice in Wonderland

41. 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, ...

Ready Player One, The Adventures of Tintin, Jurassic Park, The BFG

42. Oleg Stepchenko

Producer | Viy

Educated at the V.I. Surikov Artistic Academy (Moscow) in theatre and film art and production design, Oleg is one of the leading feature film directors in Russia and the FSU. Oleg's training as a production designer coupled with his directing experience in theatre, his work with Russia's top music ...

Viy, Iron Mask

Upcoming: Viy 3: Travel to India

43. Wim Wenders

Director | Der Himmel über Berlin

Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until ...

Every Thing Will Be Fine, The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez, Pina, Cathedrals of Culture: Berlin Philharmonic Hall, If Buildings Could Talk (Short), Il Volo (Short)

44. Jean-Jacques Annaud

Director | Der Name der Rose

Jean-Jacques Annaud is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for directing Quest for Fire (1981), The Name of the Rose (1986), The Lover (1992), Seven Years in Tibet (1997) and Wolf Totem (2015). Annaud has received numerous awards for his work, including four César Awards, ...

Wings of Courage, Wolf Totem

45. Thomas Jane

Actor | Boogie Nights

Thomas Jane was born on February 22, 1969 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Thomas Elliott. He is an actor and producer, known for Boogie Nights (1997), Deep Blue Sea (1999) and The Thin Red Line (1998). He was previously married to Patricia Arquette and Ayesha Hauer.

Dark Country

46. Wen Jiang

Actor | Rogue One

Wen Jiang was born on January 5, 1963 in Tangshan, China. He is an actor and director, known for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Devils on the Doorstep (2000) and Let the Bullets Fly (2010). He has been married to Yun Zhou since 2005. They have two children. He was previously married to ...

Gone with the Bullets

47. Takashi Yamazaki

Director | Eien no 0

Takashi Yamazaki was born in 1964 in Nagano, Japan. He is a producer and director, known for The Fighter Pilot (2013), Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005) and Parasyte: Part 1 (2014). He has been married to Shimako Sato since April 2012.

Always Sunset on Third Street '64, Stand by Me Doraemon, Friends: Naki on the Monster Island

48. Francis Ford Coppola

Producer | Apocalypse Now

Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated ...

Captain EO (Attraction), The Bellboy and the Playgirls, Twixt

49. Jean-Luc Godard

Director | Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux

Jean-Luc Godard was born in Paris on December 3, 1930, the second of four children in a bourgeois Franco-Swiss family. His father was a doctor who owned a private clinic, and his mother came from a preeminent family of Swiss bankers. During World War II Godard became a naturalized citizen of ...

Goodbye to Language

50. Henry Selick

Director | Coraline

Henry Selick is a film director, specializing in films with stop-motion animation. He has formal training as an animator.

Selick was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, son of Charles H. Selick and Melanie Molan. He was mostly raised in Rumson, New Jersey. As a child, Selick took up drawing as a hobby. ...

Coraline, The Nightmare Before Christmas

51. Steven Quale

Director | Final Destination 5

Steven Quale is a director and assistant director, known for Final Destination 5 (2011), Into the Storm (2014) and Avatar (2009).

Final Destination 5, Aliens of the Deep

52. Richard Fleischer

Director | Soylent Green

Richard firmly established his credentials with such epics as The Vikings (1958) , 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and Barabbas (1961) and also proved to be a master of intimate drama with Compulsion (1959) , which won Cannes Festival awards for it's male stars. He won an Academy Award for one ...

Arena, Amityville 3-D

53. 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 ...

Pacific Rim

54. William Castle

Director | House on Haunted Hill

William Castle was born on April 24, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA as William Schloss. He was a director and producer, known for House on Haunted Hill (1959), The Lady from Shanghai (1947) and Homicidal (1961). He was married to Ellen. He died on May 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Fort Ti, Drums of Tahiti, Jesse James vs. The Daltons

55. Lew Landers

Director | Pacific Liner

Rivaling Sam Newfield and William Beaudine as one of the American film industry's most prolific directors, Lew Landers began directing features in the mid-'30s under his real name of Louis Friedlander, but changed it to Lew Landers after several films. His first effort, The Raven (1935), with Boris...

Man in the Dark

56. Alister Grierson

Director | Bloody Hell

Alister Grierson is a director and writer, known for Bloody Hell (2020), Sanctum (2011) and Kokoda: 39th Battalion (2006).

Sanctum

57. Steve Miner

Director | House

Steve Miner has had a very popular career in making films and remains one of Hollywood's most prolific directors and has worked with a variety of stars that includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, C. Thomas Howell, Tom Arnold, Amy Steel Rick Moranis, and Bill Pullman.

Before becoming a director, ...

Friday the 13th Part III

58. Joe Alves

Production_designer | Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Joe Alves was born on May 21, 1936 in San Leandro, California, USA as Joseph Manuel Alves. He is an art director and production designer, known for Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Jaws 3-D (1983) and Escape from New York (1981). He has been married to Jerri Lauridsen since April 29, 1990...

Jaws 3-D

Sitting on the Golden Porch, The Doctor's Pupil

Dynasty, 13 Golden Nuns [Revenge of the Shogun Women]

61. Wei Lo

Actor | Jing wu men

Wei Lo was born in 1918 in Jiangsu Province, China. He was an actor and director, known for Fist of Fury (1972), The Big Boss (1971) and Slaughter in San Francisco (1974). He was married to Liang Hua Liu. He died on January 20, 1996 in Hong Kong.

Magnificent Bodyguards

62. Stephen Chow

Actor | Kung fu

Stephen Chow was the only boy of his family, and has grown up as a Bruce Lee fan and a martial arts addict. His career started on TV, where he presented a children show ( "430 Space Shuttle" (1983)) and started becoming popular. He got some supporting roles, after that, and won the Taiwanese Golden...

The Mermaid, Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons

Upcoming: The Mermaid 2

63. Oxide Chun Pang

Director | Gin gwai

Oxide Chun Pang was born in 1965 in Hong Kong. He is a director and writer, known for The Eye (2002), Bangkok Dangerous (2000) and Re-cycle (2006). He has been married to Angelica Lee since February 6, 2010. They have two children.

Out of Inferno, Sleepwalker, The Child's Eye

64. Danny Pang

Director | Gin gwai

The twin brothers Oxide and Danny Pang started their career in Hong Kong, where Oxide worked as colourist and Danny as editor. After moving to Bangkok, Oxide made the experimental film Who's Running. Bangkok Dangerous (2000) is the first film in which the brothers combine their talents.

Out of Inferno, The Child's Eye, The Strange House, The Mirror

65. Takashi Shimizu

Director | Ju-on

Takashi Shimizu was born on July 27, 1972 in Maebashi City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Ju-on: The Grudge (2002), The Grudge (2004) and The Grudge 2 (2006).

Tormented, The Shock Labyrinth

Sadako, Sadako 2

67. M.J. Bassett

Director | Solomon Kane

MJ Bassett is a feature film and television writer/director.

As a teenager in the UK, MJ's career started as a wildlife photographer and documentary maker, subsequently becoming an on-camera host of various nature and science programs before writing and directing the feature film DEATHWATCH. ...

Silent Hill: Revelation

68. David R. Ellis

Assistant_director | The Matrix Reloaded

Began as child actor in Kurt Russell-Disney Films in 1974. Made the switch to the Stunt world following a successful career as a junior pro surfer. Born, bred, and resided in Malibu. Many, many stunts later, David made the promotion to Stunt Coordinator in 1978 on Invasion of the Body Snatchers (...

The Final Destination, Shark Night

69. Charles Band

Producer | Puppet Master

Charles Band is a writer, producer, director and publisher. He was born on December 27, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles Robert Band. His father was producer and director Albert Band and his brother is composer Richard Band.

Band has been writing, producing and directing films in the ...

Parasite, Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn, The Creeps, Evil Bong 3-D: The Wrath of Bong

70. Worth Keeter

Director | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Worth Keeter is a Film and Television Director. He has directed 20+ feature films and 100+ television episodes. In his career Worth Keeter has directed projects for CBS, Disney, Fox TV, Sci Fi Network, USA Network and many others. As Vice President in Charge of Production for EO Studios, Worth ...

Hit the Road Running, Tales of the Third Dimension, Dogs of Hell, Hot Heir

71. Mario Mattoli

Director | La damigella di Bard

Mario Mattoli was born on November 30, 1898 in Tolentino, Marche, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for La damigella di Bard (1936), Abbandono (1940) and Schoolgirl Diary (1941). He was married to Mity Mignone. He died on February 26, 1980 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Funniest Show on Earth

72. Ferdinando Baldi

Director | Missione finale

Ferdinando Baldi was born on May 19, 1917 in Cava de' Tirreni, Campania, Italy. He was a director and writer, known for Ten Zan - Ultimate Mission (1988), Just a Damned Soldier (1988) and Odia il prossimo tuo (1968). He died on November 12, 2007 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

Comin' at Ya!, Treasure of the Four Crowns

73. Lamont Johnson

Director | Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

Lamont Johnson was born on September 30, 1922 in Stockton, California, USA as Ernest Lamont Johnson Jr. He was a director and actor, known for Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985), Lipstick (1976) and Lincoln (1988). He was married to Tony Johnson. He died on October 24, 2010 in Monterey, California.

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone

74. Bruce Malmuth

Actor | The Karate Kid

Bruce Malmuth has enjoyed a distinguished career in film, television and theater as a writer, director and actor. Soon after achieving success with his commercials (Excedrin Headache #1 and Fresca Snowstorms campaigns, and other Clio winners) Mr. Malmuth made his film directorial debut with ...

The Man Who Wasn't There

75. Dario Argento

Writer | Profondo rosso

Dario Argento was born on September 7, 1940, in Rome, Italy, the first-born son of famed Italian producer Salvatore Argento and Brazilian fashion model Elda Luxardo. Argento recalls getting his ideas for filmmaking from his close-knit family from Italian folk tales told by his parents and other ...

Dracula 3D

76. Travis Knight

Animation_department | Kubo and the Two Strings

Travis Knight was born on September 13, 1973 in Hillsboro, Oregon, USA as Travis Andrew Knight. He is a director and producer, known for Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), ParaNorman (2012) and The Boxtrolls (2014).

Bumblebee, Kubo and the Two Strings

77. Byron Howard

Director | Zootopia

Byron Howard was born on December 26, 1968 in Misawa, Japan as Byron P. Howard. He is known for his work on Zootopia (2016), Tangled (2010) and Bolt (2008).

Tangled, Bolt, Zootopia

78. Nathan Greno

Actor | Tangled

Nathan Greno was born in Kenosha, Wisc., on the southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. As a child, he developed a love for drawing, which quickly evolved into a passion for visual storytelling. Influenced by comic books and newspaper comic strips, he started filling tablets of paper full of sketches...

Tangled

79. Dean DeBlois

Writer | How to Train Your Dragon

Dean DeBlois is a Canadian writer, director, and producer known best for having co-written and co-directed Disney's Lilo & Stitch (2002) and Dreamworks' How to Train Your Dragon (2010), both Oscar nominated. While working as an assistant animator and layout artist for Hinton Animation Studios ...

How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, How to Train Your Dragon 3

80. Phil Lord

Writer | The Lego Movie

Phil Lord was born on July 12, 1975 in Miami, Florida, USA as Philip A. Lord. He is a producer and writer, known for The Lego Movie (2014), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and 22 Jump Street (2014).

The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

81. Christopher Miller

Writer | The Lego Movie

Christopher Miller was born on September 23, 1975 in Everett, Washington, USA as Christopher Robert Miller. He is a producer and writer, known for The Lego Movie (2014), Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) and Clone High (2002). He is married to Robyn Murgio. They have one child.

The LEGO Movie, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

82. Pierre Coffin

Director | Despicable Me 2

Pierre Coffin was born on March 15, 1967 in France. He is a director and writer, known for Despicable Me 2 (2013), Minions (2015) and Despicable Me (2010).

Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions

83. Chris Renaud

Actor | Despicable Me 2

Director Chris Renaud has established himself as a heavyweight in the world of animation following the phenomenal box office success of recent movies Despicable Me (2010), Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (2012) and Despicable Me 2 (2013). Along with Pierre Coffin and Eric Guillon, he also co-created the ...

Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2

84. Tom McGrath

Writer | Madagascar

Academy Award nominee Tom McGrath has been working in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years. McGrath directed the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated film The Boss Baby, and its sequel, The Boss Baby: Family Business, his sixth film as director for a DreamWorks Animation title, the...

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Megamind, The Boss Baby

85. Eric Darnell

Writer | Madagascar

Eric Darnell was born on August 21, 1961 in Prairie Village, Kansas, USA. He is known for his work on Madagascar (2005), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and Baba Yaga (2020).

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Penguins of Madagascar

86. Rob Letterman

Director | Monsters vs. Aliens

Rob Letterman is a director and writer, known for Monsters vs. Aliens (2009), Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) and Shark Tale (2004).

Monsters vs. Aliens, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

87. Chris Miller

Actor | Shrek the Third

Chris Miller was born on January 20, 1968 as Christopher Matthew Miller. He is known for his work on Shrek the Third (2007), Penguins of Madagascar (2014) and Puss in Boots (2011). He has been married to Laura Gorenstein Miller since August 18, 1996.

Puss in Boots, Shrek the Third

88. Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Director | Kung Fu Panda 2

Jennifer Yuh Nelson was born on May 7, 1972 in South Korea. She is known for her work on Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Kung Fu Panda (2008) and The Darkest Minds (2018).

Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Panda 3

89. Chris Sanders

Writer | Lilo & Stitch

Born and raised in Colorado, Chris Sanders fell in love with animation at the age of ten after seeing Ward Kimball animated shorts on 'The Wonderful World of Disney'. He began drawing, and applied to CalArts after his grandmother told him about the animation program at the school. He majored in ...

How to Train Your Dragon, The Croods

90. Kirk DeMicco

Writer | The Croods

Kirk was born in New York City and and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. He attended the University of Southern California where he graduated in 1991 with a degree in economics and political science. He then spent three years in Italy as a journalist for an Italian film-business magazine before moving...

The Croods, Space Chimps

91. Rob Minkoff

Director | The Lion King

Rob Minkoff was born on August 11, 1962 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Robert Ralph Minkoff. He is a producer and director, known for The Lion King (1994), Stuart Little 2 (2002) and The Forbidden Kingdom (2008). He has been married to Crystal Kung Minkoff since September 29, 2007.

The Lion King, Mr. Peabody & Sherman

92. Chris Williams

Actor | Frozen

Chris Williams was born on April 23, 1968 in Missouri, USA as Christopher John Williams. He is a writer and actor, known for Frozen (2013), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Moana (2016). He has been married to Astrid Sealey since July 10, 2004. They have two children.

Bolt, Big Hero 6

93. Gary Trousdale

Director | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Gary Trousdale was born in La Crescenta, California. His fascination with animation was fostered as a child, where he drew cartoons from an elementary school age. He planned to become an architect, but decided instead to study animation at CalArts, where he studied for three years. He was hired in ...

Beauty and the Beast, Rocky and Bullwinkle (Short)

94. Mike Mitchell

Actor | Monsters vs. Aliens

Mike Mitchell was born in Oklahoma city to parents, Robert Mitchell, and Julia Baker. He graduated from Putnam City North High School, having been deeply involved with their arts programs. He then left behind his small town and moved to Las Angeles to attend the California Institute of the Arts. ...

Shrek Forever After, Trolls



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