The Next "Big Deal": Directors Under 35

by maxiemovies | created - 04 Nov 2018 | updated - 04 Nov 2018 | Public

A list of the next generation of Scorsese's/Spielberg's

1. Xavier Dolan

Actor | Tom à la ferme

Xavier Dolan was born on March 20, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Xavier Dolan-Tadros. He is an actor and writer, known for Tom at the Farm (2013), I Killed My Mother (2009) and Heartbeats (2010).

2. Gia Coppola

Director | Palo Alto

Gia Coppola was born on January 1, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Giancarla Coppola. She is a director and actress, known for Palo Alto (2013), Mainstream (2020) and Somewhere (2010).

3. Damien Chazelle

Writer | La La Land

Damien Sayre Chazelle is an American director and screenwriter. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island. His mother, Celia Sayre (Martin) Chazelle, is an American-Canadian writer and professor of history at The College of New Jersey. His father, Bernard Chazelle, is a French-American Eugene Higgins...

4. J.D. Dillard

Director | Sleight

J.D. Dillard is a director and writer, known for Sleight (2016) and Sweetheart (2019).

5. Greta Gerwig

Writer | Lady Bird

Greta Gerwig is an American actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She has collaborated with Noah Baumbach on several films, including Greenberg (2010), Frances Ha (2012), for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and Mistress America (2015). Gerwig made her solo directorial debut ...

6. Jonah Hill

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon Feldstein (née Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He is the brother of music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from ...

7. Hiro Murai

Director | Atlanta

Hiro Murai is a director and producer, known for Atlanta (2016), Guava Island (2019) and Childish Gambino: This Is America (2018).

8. Benny Safdie

Director | Good Time

Benny Safdie is a director and actor, known for Good Time (2017), Uncut Gems (2019) and Daddy Longlegs (2009).

9. Josh Safdie

Director | Uncut Gems

Born and raised in New York City: in both Queens & Manhattan. He attended the school of Communication at Boston University. He often collaborates with his brother Benny Safdie. The brothers have both cited early experiences in front of their father's camera as the reasons for their pursing ...

10. Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Director | The Kings of Summer

Jordan Vogt-Roberts is a director and producer, known for The Kings of Summer (2013), Successful Alcoholics (2010) and Kong: Skull Island (2017).



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