Top Up and Coming Directors 2011by MoviesNmoore | created - 18 Sep 2011 | updated - 18 Sep 2011 | Public
Directors of tomorrow that you don't know today.
2. Phillip Van
Director | Bright Falls
Phillip is half-Vietnamese, half-American.
He attended NYU Graduate Film, where his thesis, "High Maintenance," garnered a Student Academy Award, a BAFTA honorable mention and dozens of awards at film festivals.
He directs commercials. His spots have won national Addy and Promax awards. His short web...
5. Silas Howard
Director | Pose
Silas Howard is an award-winning feature film, documentary film, music video, web series and television director and writer, with a longtime focus in telling honest, boundary-shattering narratives filled with groundbreaking characters. His career took off in 2001, when his first feature film, By ...
Producer | Surface
Jeffrey Reiner is a Director and Producer. He is known for his work on Friday Night LIghts and The Affair. His awards include a Golden Globe and a Peabody. He is a graduate of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He started his career as an editor before moving on to directing his first feature, Blood...
Director | Retroactive
The Writer/Director grew up in New England making short films and award winning music videos while attending college in Boston. In Los Angeles, he created trailers for Roger Corman, the producer for whom he directed his first feature. Morneau's science-fiction thriller, "Retroactive", for HBO/MGM/...
Director | Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge
A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed ...
11. Michael Leoni
Director | #WhenTodayEnds
Michael Leoni is a writer/director known for American Street Kid, #WhenTodayEnds, Spare Some Change and Someplace in Between, which is the inspiration for his critically acclaimed play, "Elevator" that ran successfully in Los Angeles for a year and is now back up at The Coast Playhouse in West ...
13. Malcolm Goodwin
Actor | American Gangster
Malcolm Goodwin was born November 28, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York. Malcolm studied with the Julia Richman Talent Unlimited Program in New York City, later training at SUNY Purchase College Acting Conservatory, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and Film. In 2011 he appeared in the ...
Hayden Schlossberg was born on June 9, 1978 in Livingston, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Cobra Kai (2018) and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011).
18. Jason Hewitt
Producer | Abduction of Jesse Bookman
Jason Hewitt, a native of Louisiana, left the technology industry to join the film and television industry. Hewitt was an early mover in the Internet economy, founding the website creation and marketing management company Planet Symphony in 1994. The company gained national attention the following ...
20. Michael Polish
Director | Twin Falls Idaho
Michael Polish was born on October 30, 1970 in El Centro, California, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Twin Falls Idaho (1999), Northfork (2003) and Jackpot (2001). He has been married to Kate Bosworth since August 31, 2013. He was previously married to Jo Strettell.
22. Jonas Åkerlund
Director | Lords of Chaos
Jonas Åkerlund was born on November 10, 1965 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He is a director and editor, known for Lords of Chaos (2018), Polar (2019) and Spun (2002). He is married to B. Åkerlund. He was previously married to Charlotta Palmbäck.