CANTON, Mich., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Behind the stars, special effects, and even the story writing, it is the film director that pulls all the elements of a movie together into a single creative vision, making the difference between mediocre and masterful films.
Now there is a resource for movie fans, film buffs, and aspiring auteurs who want to learn all about the world's most accomplished directors: FilmDirectorsSite.com. Hundreds of the most famous and accomplished movie directors of all time are listed here, including Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Ingmar Bergman, John Ford, Akira Kurosawa, and Clint Eastwood.
Each profile includes biographies, filmographies, personal histories, career highlights, awards, and essays written by scholars in the field assessing each director's accomplishments and place in history. Among these contributors are Roy Armes, Emeritus Professor of Film at Middlesex University; DeWitt Bodeen, screenwriter and film critic; R. Barton Palmer, Professor of English, Clemson University; Liam O'Leary, one of the founding members of the Irish Film Society; Andrew Sarris, former Village Voice film critic; Anthony Slide, former associate archivist of the American Film Institute and former resident film historian of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; and Robin Wood, Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar, York University.
Together, these writers will be your guide to the world of film from its infancy to modern times. FilmDirectorsSite.com will take you from Chantal Akerman to Fred Zinnemann and back again. Learn about the accomplishments of such groundbreaking artists as Woody Allen and Spike Lee. Http://www.FilmDirectorsSite.com provides a depth of insight and detail not easily found elsewhere. Other compelling information includes a look at women filmmakers and a timeline chronicling important events in the history of the film industry.
Continuously updated, the FilmDirectorsSite.com will remain a relevant resource for film scholars and aficionados for years to come.
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