Lidia list

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1. Peter Webber

Director | Girl with a Pearl Earring

A self-confessed cinephile, Peter Webber made his first short film, The Zebra Man, straight out of film school. He then worked as a film editor, beginning his association with Girl with a Pearl Earring producers Andy Paterson and Anand Tucker on Tucker's drama debut, Saint-Ex, starring Miranda ...

2. Ronald D. Moore

Producer | Battlestar Galactica

Ron Moore was a member of the Kappa Alpha literary society during his time at Cornell University. He dropped out of college during his senior year, after which he moved to Los Angeles, California, with a friend in hopes of becoming a working writer. He was two weeks away from joining the United ...

3. Anna Foerster

Director | Underworld: Blood Wars

Anna Foerster is known for her work on Underworld: Blood Wars (2016), Outlander (2014) and The Day After Tomorrow (2004).

4. Mike Barker

Director | The Handmaid's Tale

Mike Barker was born on November 29, 1965 in England. He is a director and producer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Fargo (2014) and Broadchurch (2013).

5. Philip John

Director | Iron Fist

Philip John is a multi award-winning Welsh writer director. Ex bass player with DIY punk band Reptile Ranch. Philip dumped the music business following an ill-fated busking trip to Paris with a nine-piece rhythm and kazoo outfit performing Motown numbers. His postgraduate short, Suckerfish, was ...

6. Jennifer Getzinger

Director | Mad Men

Jennifer Getzinger was born on September 26, 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. She is known for her work on Mad Men (2007), Counterpart (2017) and Outlander (2014).

7. Douglas Mackinnon

Director | Sherlock

Douglas Mackinnon is a director and producer, known for Sherlock (2010), Line of Duty (2012) and The Flying Scotsman (2006).

8. Gregor Fisher

Actor | Love Actually

Gregor Fisher, born Gregor McKenzie, was raised in Neilston by adoptive parents Cis and John Leckie. His first regular television appearance was in 1979 when he appeared alongside Rikki Fulton in the BBC sketch show 'Scotch & Wry'. As he became more recognized, he was in demand for more television ...

9. Charlotte Brändström

Director | Conspiracy of Silence

Born in France but raised in Sweden, France and the United States. A graduate of the Directing Program at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, Charlotte Brandstrom is truly an international Director: she speaks English, French and Swedish fluently and some Spanish and German. She has ...

10. Catherine Hardwicke

Director | Twilight

Catherine Hardwicke was born on October 21, 1955 in Cameron, Texas, USA as Helen Catherine Hardwicke. She is a director and production designer, known for Twilight (2008), Thirteen (2003) and Lords of Dogtown (2005).

11. Nicolas Winding Refn

Writer | The Neon Demon

Writer, director, and producer Nicolas Winding Refn was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1970, to Anders Refn, a film director and editor, and Vibeke Winding (née Tuxen), a cinematographer. Just before he turned 11, in 1981, he moved to New York with his parents, where he lived out his teen years. ...

12. Colin Teague

Director | The Last Drop

British director Colin Teague is known for a strong and distinctive body of work, fueled by his passion for cinematic storytelling. He has led and directed on large scale series as well as high end mini-series, independent films and intimate single dramas. Regularly working with all UK broadcasters...

13. Len Wiseman

Writer | Underworld

Filmmaker Len Wiseman's career began through his work in the art department on the blockbuster hits like Godzilla (1998), Men in Black (1997), and Independence Day (1996). His design talents soon got him behind the camera directing commercials for PlayStation, Time Warner, Oracle, Intel, and ...

14. Christopher Nolan

Writer | The Prestige

Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made.

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15. David O. Russell

Writer | American Hustle

David Owen Russell is an American film writer, director, and producer, known for a cinema of intense, tragi-comedic characters whose love of life can surpass dark circumstances faced in very specific worlds. His films address such themes as mental illness as stigma or hope; invention of self and ...

16. Christian Bale

Actor | The Dark Knight

Christian Charles Philip Bale was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK on January 30, 1974, to English parents Jennifer "Jenny" (James) and David Bale. His mother was a circus performer and his father, who was born in South Africa, was a commercial pilot. The family lived in different countries ...

17. Caitriona Balfe

Actress | Escape Plan

Caitriona Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in the village of Tydavnet, in County Monaghan. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in ...

18. Ryan Gosling

Actor | Blue Valentine

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling is the first person born in the 1980s to have been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar (for Half Nelson (2006)).

He was born Ryan Thomas Gosling on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Donna (Wilson), a secretary, and Thomas Ray Gosling, a ...

19. Winona Ryder

Actress | Little Women

Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian ...



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