Directors worth keeping an eye on, part 12

This list continues from part 11.

Jon Amiel

Amiel directed movies like Tune in Tomorrow… and Creation. He also directed episodes of TV shows like Once Upon a Time and Outsiders.

  • Masterpiece
    • Sommersby
  • Great movie
    • Copycat
  • Bad movie
    • Entrapment

David Frankel

Frankel directed the movies Marley & Me and One Chance. He created the TV show Grapevine and directed the pilot episode of Manifest.

  • Masterpiece
    • Collateral Beauty
  • Great movie
    • The Devil Wears Prada

Paul Haggis

Haggis directed Third Person and the TV miniseries Show Me a Hero. He wrote the screenplay for Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace. He also created the TV shows Due South and Walker, Texas Ranger.

  • Masterpiece
    • The Next Three Days
  • Great movies
    • Crash
    • In the Valley of Elah

Peter Hedges

Hedges directed Pieces of April and Ben is Back. He also wrote the screenplay for About a Boy.

  • Masterpiece
    • The Odd Life of Timothy Green
  • Great movie
    • Dan in Real Life

James Marsh

Marsh directed The King and Shadow Dancer. He also directed documentaries Man on Wire and The Animator of Prague.

  • Masterpiece
    • The Theory of Everything
  • Great movie
    • Project Nim (documentary)

Theodore Melfi

Melfi wrote the screenplays for Winding Roads and Going in Style.

  • Masterpiece
    • Hidden Figures
  • Great movie
    • St. Vincent

Jason Reitman

Reitman directed Young Adult and Tully. He’s working on a 3rd Ghostbusters movie in the original universe. He happens to be the son of Ivan Reitman.

  • Masterpiece
    • Juno
  • Great movie
    • Up in the Air

Chris Renaud

All of Renaud’s movies have been animated so far, and he’s working on a sequel to The Secret Life of Pets.

  • Masterpiece
    • Despicable Me
  • Great movie
    • The Lorax
  • Good movies
    • Despicable Me 2
    • The Secret Life of Pets

Tom Shadyac

Shadyac directed Jim Carrey in 3 of his funniest movies. He also directed Patch Adams and Dragonfly.

  • Masterpiece
    • Liar Liar
  • Great movies
    • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
    • Bruce Almighty

Morten Tyldum

Tyldum directed Buddy and Headhunters. He also directed the pilot episode of Jack Ryan. He’s working on a movie version of William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition.

  • Masterpiece
    • The Imitation Game
  • Great movie
    • Passengers

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