List of directorial debuts


List of directorial debuts

This is a list of film directorial debuts in chronological order.

The films and dates referred to are a director's first commercial theatrical release. Where a director has created other earlier works for television it is annotated by a ♦ . When a director's earlier work is uncredited it is annotated #. When the work has not been released e.g. such as film school or is a short film or (music) video it is annotated by a †. Please refer to individual entries for further detail.

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  • Richard de Aragues â€“ TT3D: Closer to the Edge
  • Jayendra â€“ 180
  • Paddy Considine - Tyrannosaur
  • Joe Cornish†♦ - Attack the Block[19]
  • Alexandre Courtes â€“ The Incident
  • Dexter Fletcher;- "Wild Bill"
  • Giddens â€“ You Are the Apple of My Eye
  • Evan Glodell - Bellflower[11]
  • Rashaad Ernesto Green - Gun Hill Road[11]
  • Xu Haofeng - The Sword Identity
  • Angelina Jolie â€“ In the Land of Blood and Honey
  • Mayumi Komatsu - Tamatama
  • Julia Leigh â€“ Sleeping Beauty
  • Niall MacCormick♦ - Albatross
  • John Michael McDonagh - The Guard
  • Keith Scholey - African Cats
  • Jason Winer†♦ - Arthur

2012

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "The 50 greatest debut movies: part three". Time Out. http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/8596/. Retrieved 2 Sep 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Eric's Top 10 Directorial Debuts". scene-stealers.com. http://www.scene-stealers.com/top-10/erics-top-10-directorial-debuts/. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "The 50 greatest debut movies: part five". Time Out. http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/8607/. Retrieved 2 Sep 2011. 
  4. ^ Lloyd, Ann; Robinson, David (1987). The Illustrated History of Cinema. Macmillan. p. 162. ISBN 978-0029192412. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i "The 50 greatest debut movies: part two". Time Out. http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/8595/. Retrieved 2 Sep 2011. 
  6. ^ "The 50 greatest debut movies: part six". Time Out. http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/8608/. Retrieved 2 Sep 2011. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i "The 50 greatest debut movies: part four". Time Out. http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/8597/. Retrieved 2 Sep 2011. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Jarecki, Nicholas. Breaking In â€” How 20 Film Directors Got Their Start. ISBN 0-7679-0674-8. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q Lowenstein, Stephen. My First Movie. ISBN 0-375-42081-9. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h "Time Out's 50 greatest directorial debuts of all time". Time Out. http://www.timeout.com/film/features/show-feature/8594/Time_Out-s_50_greatest_directorial_debuts_of_all_time.html. Retrieved 2 Sep 2011. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "The Top Grossing Directorial Debuts of All-time". Indiewire.com. http://www.indiewire.com/article/heres_the_top_grossing_directorial_debuts/. Retrieved 3 Sep 2011. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g "J.D.'s Top 10 Directorial Debuts". scene-stealers.com. http://www.scene-stealers.com/top-10/jds-top-ten-directorial-debuts/. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "10 worst-reviewed directorial debuts since 1990". Metacritic.com. http://www.metacritic.com/feature/best-and-worst-directorial-debuts?page=1. Retrieved 3 Sep 2011. 
  14. ^ a b c d "Top 5 Female Directorial Debuts". Soundonsight.org. 24 Oct 2011. http://www.soundonsight.org/top-5-female-directorial-debuts/. 
  15. ^ a b c d e f g h i "10 best-reviewed directorial debuts since 1990". Metacritic.com. http://www.metacritic.com/feature/best-and-worst-directorial-debuts. Retrieved 3 Sep 2011. 
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i "The Doom Dispatch: The Ten best Directorial Debuts of the Decade". www.geeksofdoom.com. http://geeksofdoom.com/2009/05/29/the-doom-dispatch-the-ten-best-directorial-debuts-of-the-decade/. Retrieved 2009-08-21. 
  17. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (2009-10-08). "Katalin Varga". London: Guardian.co.uk. http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2009/oct/08/katalin-varga-review. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  18. ^ "TIFF '10:Day 7". AVClub.com. http://www.avclub.com/articles/tiff-10-day-7,45247/. Retrieved 2010-09-17. 
  19. ^ "SXSW Review: Attack The Block Could Be The Best Action Movie Of The Year". Cinemablend.com. March 17, 2011. http://www.cinemablend.com/new/SXSW-Review-Attack-The-Block-Could-Be-The-Best-Action-Movie-Of-The-Year-23620.html. 

Notes

  1. ^ Co-directed with Robert N. Bradbury
  2. ^ Co-directed with Edgar G. Ulmer
  3. ^ as Detlef Sierck
  4. ^ Co-directed with Anthony Hankey
  5. ^ Co-directed with Gunther von Fritsch
  6. ^ Co-directed with Brian Desmond Hurst
  7. ^ Although originally made for TV, additional scenes were filmed and it was released theatrically in Europe in 1972
  8. ^ co-directed with Buck Henry
  9. ^ co-directed with Warren Beatty
  10. ^ Co-directed with Quentin Lee
  11. ^ co-directed with John Lasseter
  12. ^ Co-directed with David Silverman
  13. ^ Co-directed with Vincent Paronnaud
  14. ^ Co-directed with Pete Docter

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