Writers

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1. Eric Heisserer

Writer | Arrival

Eric Heisserer was born in 1970 in the USA as Eric Andrew Heisserer. He is a writer and producer, known for Arrival (2016), Hours (2013) and Bird Box (2018). He has been married to Christine Boylan since October 23, 2010.

2. John Krasinski

Actor | A Quiet Place

Tall, handsome American film and television star John Krasinski is known for his role as sardonic nice guy Jim Halpert on NBC's popular TV series, The Office (2005), for which he won a 2007 and 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series.

Born John ...

3. Chad Hayes

Writer | The Conjuring

Chad Hayes was born on April 21, 1961 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Conjuring (2013), Lethal Weapon (1987) and The Conjuring 2 (2016).

4. Carey W. Hayes

Writer | The Conjuring

Carey W. Hayes was born on April 21, 1961 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016) and Whiteout (2009).

5. Frank A. Cappello

Writer | He Was a Quiet Man

Frank Cappello was born in Oxnard California and grew to love the technology of his military father's machines and the artistry of his mother's paintings. The two diverse sides of his brain came to together when he started his own film production company at 23. Special effects laden commercials ...

6. Drew Goddard

Producer | The Martian

Drew Goddard was raised in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He attended Los Alamos High School in Los Alamos, New Mexico and graduated in 1993. He then attended the University of Colorado, and worked as a production assistant in L.A. after graduation. A spec script Drew wrote based on Six Feet Under (2001) ...

7. David Robert Mitchell

Writer | It Follows

David Robert Mitchell is an American director mainly known for the breakout horror film ''It Follows'' which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2014. in 2002, Mitchell wrote and directed ''Virgin'' a short film featuring Carolina Castro and Cameron Diskin about a local legend...

8. Gary Dauberman

Writer | It

Gary Dauberman is an American screenwriter. He is best known for writing The Conjuring Universe spin-off horror films Annabelle, Annabelle: Creation and The Nun, and co-writing the 2017 film adaptation of It, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Dauberman attended Delaware County ...

10. Scott Beck

Writer | A Quiet Place

Scott Beck was born on October 22, 1984 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for A Quiet Place (2018), Haunt (2019) and Nightlight (2015).

11. Ari Aster

Director | Hereditary

Ari Aster is a director and writer, known for Hereditary (2018), Midsommar (2019) and The Strange Thing About the Johnsons (2011).

12. Crispian Mills

Writer | A Fantastic Fear of Everything

Crispian Mills was born on January 18, 1973 in London, England. He has been married to Josephine Mills since 1995.

13. Henry Fitzherbert

Writer | Slaughterhouse Rulez

Henry Fitzherbert is known for his work on Slaughterhouse Rulez (2018), Born a King (2019) and Love & Friendship (2016).

14. Chase Palmer

Writer | It

Chase Palmer is a writer, known for It (2017), Neo-Noir (2002) and Pi (1998).

15. Cary Joji Fukunaga

Producer | Beasts of No Nation

Cary Joji Fukunaga was born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Beasts of No Nation (2015), Sin Nombre (2009) and It (2017).

16. Brandon Boyce

Actor | Milk

Brandon Boyce was born on November 23, 1970 in the USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Milk (2008), Apt Pupil (1998) and Bad Samaritan (2018).

17. Michael Reisz

Writer | Truth or Dare

Michael Reisz was born on March 25, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael Elliot Reisz. He is an actor and producer, known for Truth or Dare (2018), Charmed (2018) and Shadowhunters (2016).

18. Jillian Jacobs

Writer | Truth or Dare

Jillian Jacobs is a producer and writer, known for Truth or Dare (2018), Magic 8 Ball and Fantasy Island (2020).

19. Christopher Roach

Producer | Truth or Dare

Christopher Roach was born on March 7, 1979 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Truth or Dare (2018), Non-Stop (2014) and Lucha Underground (2014).

20. Jeff Wadlow

Producer | Truth or Dare

After Quentin Tarantino saw Jeff Wadlow's latest writing and directing effort, Kick Ass 2, he named it one of the 2013's best films, stating it demonstrated a "real auteur approach." While prepping that movie, Jeff developed and executive produced the worldwide hit, Non-Stop, starring Liam Neeson. ...

21. David Gordon Green

Producer | Halloween

David Gordon Green was born on April 9, 1975 in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Halloween (2018), Prince Avalanche (2013) and Joe (2013).

22. Michael Goldbach

Writer | Daydream Nation

Michael Goldbach is known for his work on Daydream Nation (2010), Childstar (2004) and Down a Dark Hall (2018).

23. Chris Sparling

Writer | Buried

Chris Sparling is a writer and producer, known for Buried (2010), The Sea of Trees (2015) and The Atticus Institute (2015).

25. Jonathan Frank

Writer | The Tournament

Jonathan Frank is a writer, known for The Tournament (2009), Mara (2018) and Heist (2015).

26. Seth M. Sherwood

Writer | The World of Cory and Sid

Seth M. Sherwood is a Los Angeles based screenwriter, director, designer, and producer. He is a credited writer on Leatherface, and Hellfest and is serving as Co-Executive Producer on season 2 of Light As A Feather for Awesomeness TV & Hulu. He has feature and television projects in development ...

27. Blair Butler

The Whole Ten Yards

Blair Butler was born on June 28, 1978 in Fairway, Kansas, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Slasher School (2009) and Polaroid (2019).

28. Gareth Evans

Director | Serbuan Maut

Welsh born writer/director, in 2003 directed a short film "Samurai Monogatari" telling the tale of a Samurai waiting to be executed. The short was in Japanese language and starred students from Tokyo who were studying at Cardiff University at the time.

In 2003 he also graduated with an MA in ...

29. David Kajganich

Writer | A Bigger Splash

David Kajganich was born on November 15, 1969 in Lorain, Ohio, USA as David Allen Kajganich. He is a writer and producer, known for A Bigger Splash (2015), The Terror (2018) and True Story (2015).

30. Paul Schrader

Writer | First Reformed

Although his name is often linked to that of the "movie brat" generation (Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Brian De Palma, etc.) Paul Schrader's background couldn't have been more different than theirs. His strict Calvinist parents refused to allow him to see a...

31. James DeMonaco

Writer | The Purge: Anarchy

James DeMonaco was born in 1969 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Purge: Anarchy (2014), The Purge: Election Year (2016) and The First Purge (2018).

32. Jordan Peele

Writer | Get Out

Jordan Haworth Peele attended Sarah Lawrence College as a member of the class of 2001. His mother is white and his father is black. Jordan is married to comedian Chelsea Peretti, with whom he has a son.

He is known for co-writing and starring in the comedy Keanu (2016), opposite his close friend ...

36. James Greer

Writer | Unsane

In addition to his career as a screenwriter, Greer has published two novels, Artificial Light (Little House on the Bowery/Akashic, 2006) and The Failure (Akashic, 2010). Artificial Light won a California Book Award Silver Medal for First Fiction. In 2013 Greer released his first book of short ...

37. Pascal Laugier

Director | Martyrs

Pascal Laugier is a director and writer, known for Martyrs (2008), Incident in a Ghostland (2018) and The Tall Man (2012).

38. Leigh Whannell

Actor | Saw

Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal ...

39. Jennifer Kent

Director | The Babadook

Jennifer Kent is an actress and director, known for The Babadook (2014), The Nightingale (2018) and Monster (2005).

40. Robert Eggers

Director | The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

Robert Eggers is a production designer and costume designer, known for The Witch (2015), The Lighthouse (2019) and The Tell-Tale Heart (2008).



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