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Quentin Tarantino at an event for The Oscars

Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich, Producer: The Day After Tomorrow. * as the director

John Wilden Hughes, Jr. was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He directed or scripted some of the most successful films of the 1980s and 1990s, including National Lampoon's Vacation, ... Wikipedia  Born: February 18, 1950, Lansing  Died: August 6, 2009, New York City  Spouse: Nancy Ludwig (m. 1970–2009)  Awards: Australian Film Institute Open Craft Award  Children: John Hughes III, James Hughes

John Hughes 1987 Some Kind of Wonderful (written by) 1986 Ferris Bueller's Day Off (written by) 1986 Pretty in Pink (written by) 1985 The Breakfast Club (written by) 1984 Sixteen Candles

Michael Bay, misschien wel mijn persoonlijke favoriet. De man die zit achter erg veel goede films, Transformers, Armageddon, Friday the 13th, Pearl Harbor, allebei de Bad Boys en ga zo maar door. Althans, het grappige is, zijn producties worden over het algemeen slecht ontvangen door de filmcritici, maar ondertussen komt het publiek massaal op zijn films af. Het zijn dan ook echt "bioscoopfilms'. Hij maakt veel gebruik van grote explosies in "slowmotion" shots.

Feb American film director Michael Bay turned 18 (best known for Transformers and Armageddon)

September 15, 1909 New Zealand’s most celebrated aviatrix, Jean Batten, was born in Rotaru. In 1934, she flew solo from Australia to England in 14 days and 22 hours, beating the record by over 4 days. Known as the “Greta Garbo of the Skies,” the reclusive Batten died alone from an untreated dog bite in 1982.

Jean Batten, New Zealand pilot established several individual flight distance records in the

Rajmund Roman Thierry Polański-- (born 08/1933),known professionally as Roman Polanski, is a French-Polish film director, producer, writer, and actor. Having made films in Poland, the UK France, and the United States, he is considered one of the few "truly international filmmakers". Born in Paris to Polish parents, he moved with his family back to Poland (Second Polish Republic) in 1937, shortly before the outbreak of World War II. He survived the Holocaust, was

Right-wing Polish government revives effort to extradite Roman Polanski - World Socialist Web Site

Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959)

Cecil B. The Hollywood legend is most famous for his hit "The TEN Commandments" He was a master of epic, big budget productions.

Steve McQueen-Director of "Hunger", "Shame", and "12 Years A Slave"

Steve McQueen, Director: 12 Years a Slave. Steve McQueen was born on October 1969 in London, England as Steve Rodney McQueen. He is a director and writer, known for 12 Years a Slave Shame and Hunger