Directors I Like

by evilangel-215-789619 | created - 13 Jun 2015 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

1. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

2. Sylvia Soska

Actress | American Mary

Identical twins, writers, directors, actors even stunt players, the Soska sister's have always loved twisted film. Even at an early age, they devoured Stephen King novels, one after another as fast as they could read - and snuck into the over 18 sections at video stores, to critique the bloody ...

3. Jeremy Gardner

Actor | The Battery

Jeremy Gardner is an actor and director, known for The Battery (2012), The Robert Cake (2002) and The Bags (2000).

4. Adam Cronheim

Actor | The Battery

Adam Cronheim is an actor and producer, known for The Battery (2012), Red Spring (2017) and Tex Montana Will Survive! (2015).

5. Justin Benson

Producer | The Endless

Justin Benson was born on June 9, 1983 in San Diego, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for The Endless (2017), Spring (2014) and Resolution (2012).

6. Jen Soska

Actress | American Mary

Identical twins, writers, directors, actors even stunt players, the Soska sister's have always loved twisted film. Even at an early age, they devoured Stephen King novels, one after another as fast as they could read - and snuck into the over 18 sections at video stores, to critique the bloody ...

7. Eli Roth

Producer | Cabin Fever

Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley ...

8. Michael Eklund

Actor | The Call

Michael Eklund was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Michael Scott Eklund. He is an actor and producer, known for The Call (2013), Errors of the Human Body (2012) and Eadweard (2015). He was previously married to Megan Bennett.

9. Mark Duplass

Actor | Safety Not Guaranteed

Mark Duplass was born on December 7, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Mark David Duplass. He is an actor and producer, known for Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), Creep (2014) and The One I Love (2014). He has been married to Katie Aselton since August 26, 2006. They have two children.

10. Patrick Brice

Director | Creep

Patrick Brice was born on April 23rd, 1983 in Grass Valley, California as Donat Patrick Kack-Brice. He is an actor, writer, and director known for Maurice (2011), Creep (2014) and The Overnight (2015). He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film/Video from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). ...

11. Tristan Clay

Director | Red Eye

Tristan Clay Patterson was born in a small Kentucky town on August 3, 1996. Barely 20 years old, Tristan has spent his early years making fan films with friends on the weekends. His first short film, "Karma," was done without a crew and a few friends from high school. Tristan's second film, "...

12. Alex Vincent

Actor | Child's Play

Alex Vincent was born in New Jersey. He first appeared as Andy Barclay in Child's Play (1988) when he was a six-year-old. Two years, later during the filming of Child's Play 2 (1990), the young actor endured long days and demanding action that would have tried the patience of many an older person. ...

13. Jill Gevargizian

Producer | The Stylist

Jill "Sixx" Gevargizian is a director and producer from Kansas City, Missouri. Much like the protagonist in her new film The Stylist (2016), she has been a hairstylist for over 10 years. As a child, Gevargizian picked up her dad's camcorder, and the rest is history! In 2012, she decided to bring ...

14. John Pata

Editor | Gags

Hailing from Wisconsin, John Pata is the owner of Head Trauma Productions. Through filmmaking, his goal is to create and produce genre-based films in the wonderful state he calls home.

In 2012, Pata co-wrote/directed the Rondo-nominated, award-winning survival horror/post-apocalyptic love story Dead...

15. Jessica Cameron

Actress | Truth or Dare

Actress Jessica Cameron was born and raised in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada and moved to Toronto to initially study fashion at Ryerson University. After finishing her degree, she moved to Ohio in order to work as a fashion designer, though after taking an acting class, and being bitten hard by that ...

16. Pascal Trottier

Writer | The Colony

Graduate of the Canadian Film Centre - Director's Lab.

17. Sully Erna

Soundtrack | The Scorpion King

Sully Erna, best known as singer and main songwriter of acclaimed rock band Godsmack was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston Massachusetts. He has been a musician since the tender age of 3 years old, where he began his musical journey as a drummer. Already a proven commodity as the frontman of...

18. Paul Solet

Writer | Bullet Head

After receiving a BA in Film and Psychology from Emerson College in 2002, and a certificate in screen writing from the same school in 2003, Solet moved to Los Angeles and began working in production.

He wrote and directed his highly lauded first feature, Grace, in 2008. Following its premiere at ...

19. Gigi Saul Guerrero

Director | El Gigante

Gigi Saul Guerrero is a Mexican-Canadian director and actress. Variety described her as part of the new wave of Latino talent. She has been praised as one of the top, emerging directors in the Horror genre by Empire, Dread Central, Bloody Disgusting and many more. Miss Guerrero is commonly known ...

20. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

21. Izzy Lee

Director | Innsmouth

Izzy Lee is a director and writer, known for Innsmouth (2015), Rites of Vengeance (2017) and For a Good Time, Call... (2017).

22. Destinie Orndoff

Actress | Red Eye

Destinie Orndoff was born March 6, 1997 in Morgantown West Virginia, USA as Destinie Faith Orndoff. She's an American film actress, writer and producer. She's been an avid horror fan and has been deeply into the genre since she was a young girl. She grew up watching and living through horror and ...

23. Liam Regan

Producer | My Bloody Banjo

Liam Regan was born in 1985 and raised in South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, he was exposed to the horror genre at five years old by secretly watching 'What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)' without his parents consent.

Growing up on a heavy dose of horror movies from the 80's, he quickly took an ...



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