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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock






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    • By Shima Begum 13A2
    •  Full name: Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock  Born: August 13th 1899, in London, UK  Occupation: Director, Producer, Television Personality and Screenwriter  Studied at St. Ignatius College, University of London  He studied engineering and was soon working for Henley's as a draftsman/advertising designer  In 1920, Hitchcock entered the film industry and soon became an assistant director.  He died in 1982
    •  Hitchcock has made many famous films such as ‘Psycho’ , ‘The Birds’ and ‘Marine’  He is famous for his representations of violence and thriller throughout all his films  But also his understanding of complex psychological characters  The shower scene from the film Psycho is an iconic attribute of Hitchcock’s work
    •  In 1925, Hitchcock directed his first film ‘Blackmail’  The film was said to be the first talkie in the 1930s.  He began directing other films such as ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’ and ‘The 39 Steps’
    • Hitchcock left England in 1939. The first film he made in England was ‘Rebecca’ Which won him an Academy Award for best picture.He won other awards such as an Academy Fellowship at the BAFTAs in 1971 He won a Life Achievement Award at the American Film Institute He was nominated at the Oscars for Best director of the film ‘Pyscho’ He received American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award after his death
    •  Recognition towards Britain and its rapid growth in the film industry  Hitchcock's individual style and storytelling managed to grab the attention of many  His original storylines  His success at awards ceremonies
    • The Birds is a 1963 suspense/horror film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, Screenplay by Evan Hunter It was based on book ‘The Birds’ by Daphne Du Maurier Starring Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette and Tippi Hedren The film was distributed by Universal Pictures
    •  The special effects shots of the attacking birds were done at Walt Disney Studios by animator/technician Ub Iwerks,  who used the sodium vapour process ("yellow screen") which he had helped to develop.  Hitchcock decided to do make use of sound effects then have a musical score  Mixtur-Trautonium was used to create some of the bird sounds for the film
    • It was nominated for an Academy Awards for Best special Effects The film received a Golden Globe for New Star of the Year actress in 1964 Tippi Hedren received a Photoplay Award for Most Promising Newcomer. The film was ranked #1 of the top ten foreign films selected by the Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards Hitchcock also received the Associations' Director Award for the film The American Film Institute rated the film as the seventh greatest thriller and Bravo awarded the film 96th on their "The 100 Scariest Movie Moments.
    •  http://www.biography.com/people/alfred-hitchcock- 9340006  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Birds_(film)