Joseph Frand Keaton who is professionally known as Buster Keaton was the greatest film director, producer, comedian, actor and also a screenwriter. He has been engaged in this field from a very young age performing in Vaudeville threater and he is known for his comedy and silent films. Because of his ironic expression he has been given the nickname as “The Great Stone Face”. In most of his film he himself is the main role of the film. He is the one after whom the concept of film school began and making of motion pictures began. In 1960, he received Oscar awards for the films One week of 1920 and Cops of 1922.
Stanley Kubrick was an American film producer, director, screenwriter and photographer who introduced to sci-fi movies to the film industry. Initially he worked as a photographer in a magazine but later he started making short films and in 1956 he made his first Hollywood film, The Killing. Though there were movies like A Trip to the Moon of 1902 or Metropolis of 1927, the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey of 1968 bring forth the actual science fiction movie of Kubrick with best Visual Effects for which he have earned the Oscar award.
Alfred Hitchcock was an English film director who is known as the “Master of Suspense” made more than 50 feature films which have earned 46 Oscar nomination among which he won 6. In 1919 he entered the film industry with his debut silent film The Pleasure Garden in 1925. He introduced the camera movement which is termed as “Hitchcockian” in that era when there were no such thing.
James Cameron is a Canadian filmmaker who have made science fiction and epic films like The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic, Avatar and many more. The films Avatar and Titanic are among the highest grossing films which have also received awards for Best Direction. He have started his career in the year 1978 with his first film Xenogenesis.
Martin Scorsese is an American film director who have studied Masters in Fine Arts in film in 1966 and in 1967 he entered the film industry with his first featured film “Who’s That Knocking at My Door”. With his films he have been nominated for 90 Oscar awards among which he have won 20.