There are many great directors in the film industry, but there are a few who stand out above the rest. Here are five of the best directors everyone should know:
A director, screenwriter, and producer from New Zealand is named Sir Peter Robert Jackson ONZ KNZM. He is best known for his work on the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogy adaptations of J. R. R. Tolkien’s works, for which he served as director, writer, and producer.
Jackson had an even larger salary for the subsequent trilogy of Hobbit films, the Lord of the Rings prequel, which earned an estimated $20 million each feature with a 20% backside at the time.
The Russo brothers (ROO-so) are American directors, producers, and screenwriters. Anthony Russo was born on February 3, 1970, and Joseph Russo was born on July 18, 1971. Most of their work is jointly directed by them.
Their four MCU productions are Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame, are the ones for which they are best known (2019).
David Yates is an English film director, producer, and writer who was born on October 8, 1963. He has directed feature films, short films, and television shows. He is most known for helming the first three installments of the Fantastic Beasts prequel series and the final four films in the Harry Potter film series.
Yates was hired for the Potter movies because, according to David Heyman, “actors in David’s television projects deliver their finest performances, frequently of their careers.” On every Potter film, it’s crucial to keep pushing the performers, especially the young ones.
The best Canadian filmmaker James Francis Cameron. He became well-known for directing The Terminator before being best recognized for making science fiction and epic movies. Aliens, The Abyss, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, and the action comedy True Lies brought him even more success.
The 80-page Avatar script James Cameron prepared in 1994 was influenced by “every single science fiction book” he had read as a child, as well as by adventure books by Edgar Rice Burroughs and H. Rider Haggard.
The American artist and filmmaker Timothy Walter Burton. with films like Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Dark Shadows are among his best-known gothic fantasy and horror works.
George Walton Lucas Jr. is a film director, producer, screenwriter, and entrepreneur from the United States. Lucas is well known for inventing the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as establishing Lucasfilm, LucasArts, and Industrial Light & Magic.
He also founded the production business Lucasfilm as well as the technical effects company Industrial Light and Magic. With a net worth of $10 billion, George Lucas is by far the richest celebrity in the world, the richest director, and the richest individual in the entertainment industry in general.