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magazine covers have featured Time self-portraits of film director and artist , who has portrayed himself as Matt Mahurin Sigmund Freud, a caveman and an Abu Ghraib prisoner?
, one of Satoru Kobayashi Japan's most prolific directors, wrote and directed the first in pink film 1962?
, a film about a single man deciding to adopt a baby, was inspired by Gigantic writer– director Matt Aselton's childhood wish for his parents to adopt a baby from China?
is the first of three Red Road films in the Advance Party trilogy, each of which are to be set in Scotland using the same characters and cast, and directed by a different first-time director each time?
film director recently Jim Fields wrote, produced and directed a documentary called Bugeaters?
is a Safi Faye Senegalese film director whose work is better known in Europe than in her native Africa?
is an Robert Van Lierop American film director who became one of Vanuatu's senior diplomats in the 1980s?
gives ChristianCinema.com filmmakers a place to submit screening copies of their work with the possibility of being distributed and promoted by the website?
was the first commercially successful woman Jacqueline Audry film director of post-war France?
, age ten, is in the process of Kishan Shrikanth directing a Kannada-language feature film, C/o Footpath, which will almost certainly make him the youngest director ever to release a commercial feature film?
is the first woman to Prema Karanth direct a Kannada film?
played the lover of Pina Pellicer Marlon Brando in , the only movie Brando One Eyed Jacks directed?
film director hired independent film actress when she praised a film of his—one she had not seen?
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1983 rock and roll comedy film was a tribute to the famed Get Crazy Fillmore East theater, where director Allan Arkush once worked as an usher?
French science fiction film , created by first-time Eden Log director Franck Vestiel, was shot using only hand-held cameras?
Swedish government canceled a short film about AIDS that they commissioned from film director because he had made it "too dark in its message"?
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United States superhero film went through four John Hancock directors before succeeding in being made with director Peter Berg?
murder of silent film director has never been solved?
William Desmond Taylor innovative
Indian film director Ritwik Ghatak's first feature film premiered after his death, twenty-four years after it was made?
Nagarik in 1999,
became the first Song Il-gon Korean filmmaker to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival?
Bernard Natan directed and acted in hardcore heterosexual and bisexual pornographic films from 1920 to 1927, by 1929 he owned the giant French movie studio Pathé and later helped develop the anamorphic film lens?
attack on Pearl Harbor, director John Huston was forced to leave to fulfill an assignment for the In This Our Life War Department, and Raoul Walsh was called in to complete the film?
former professional boxer
was the Giichi Nishihara writer- director of such Japanese cult of the 1960s and 1970s as pink films Abnormal Reaction: Ecstasy and Grotesque Perverted Slaughter?
Bangladeshi film director won the first prize of Khan Ataur Rahman Dhaka Zilla Music Competition, when he was in third grade?
, a Antoni Bohdziewicz Polish film director, was a member of the Armia Krajowa Polish resistance and worked on a documentary film made and shown entirely in besieged Warsaw?
American film director Keith Gordon decided to adapt the novel of obsessive passion, , into a Waking the Dead movie before he finished reading it?
film director taught Brett Simon film history, film theory and video production at the University of California, Berkeley while completing two degrees there?
film director 's father did not allow him to watch television as a child despite being a professional filmmaker himself?
film director said he was unable to sleep after first reading the Jens Lien script for the dystopian film ?
Den brysomme mannen
Finnish film director was reportedly so disappointed with his first film that he dumped the Valentin Vaala original camera negatives into the sea?
gay pornographic film director directed more than 100 Scott Masters loops before founding his own company, Nova Studios?
director chose only songs by musicians who had committed suicide to accompany his Goran Dukić 2007 film ?
English director and actor Steven Berkoff featured in a two-minute film inviting the viewer to ?
Watch Your Own Heart Attack
Brazilian director first became interested in Humberto Mauro film after buying a Kodak camera in 1923, and won the Brazilian film of the year award only 4 years later?
Japanese director Kei Kumai's lost the 1975 Sandakan No. 8 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film to a film by another Japanese director, Akira Kurosawa's ?
South Korean screenwriter and director Byeon Seung-wook spent five years working on the scenario for his 2006 directorial debut film, ?
Czech film and stage director was a notable exponent of the Evald Schorm New Wave in Czechoslovak cinema?
Graham Linehan, co-creator of , made his Father Ted directorial debut with the comedy horror short film ?
blacklisted U.S. film director worked without screen credit on the 1951 John Berry Laurel and Hardy film ?
writer- director was expelled from the first grade for hitting a nun at his Brian Dannelly Catholic elementary school?
Satyajit Ray, the noted Indian film director, also , especially wrote popular fiction detective stories and science fiction in Bengali?
writer- director described directing his first film in 15 years, Bruce A. Evans , as "like riding a bicycle"?
writer- director made Joel Hopkins to recreate the chemistry he had seen between actors Last Chance Harvey Emma Thompson and Dustin Hoffman in a theatre production?
writer- director appeared in her late Zoe Cassavetes father's film at the age of one?
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Norwegian director was nominated for an Nils Gaup Academy Award for the Sami language film ?
Dutch film pioneer worked as a Willy Mullens human cannonball before becoming a film director?
Indian film director won eleven awards including the Mohan Krishna Indraganti National Film Award and Nandi Award for his first directorial venture?
Italian film director Marco Ferreri hired actor Michel Piccoli almost immediately after the two first met for his art house masterpiece ?
Dillinger Is Dead
Japanese film director and actress was described as one of the Japanese directors who "have brought some needed originality and talent to contemporary Japanese cinema"?
John Huston quit his directing job on the 1971 action film after fighting with The Last Run George C. Scott, the film’s star?
Albanian film director , winner of many national and international awards, is also the Dhimitër Anagnosti screenwriter of most of the films he directs?
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Question 2: The director also advises on the ________ of the final images, adding warmth or frigidity to the composition of the shots to reflect the emotional subtext of the character or environment.
Question 4: A film director, or filmmaker, is a person who directs the making and/or the production of a ________.
Question 6: Directors often use ________ to illustrate sequences and concepts, and a director's viewfinder to set up camera angles.
Question 7: A film director is a person who visualizes the screenplay, controlling a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and ________ in the fulfillment of his or her vision.
Question 8: Outline a general plotline and let the actors ________ dialogue.
Question 9: ________ on screenplays with long-standing writing partners.