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Steven Spielberg by; Stephanie Chavez

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  • 1. Steven Spielberg Stephanie Chavez, Directors Research ProjectMonday, May 21, 12
  • 2. Steven Spielberg Duel, movie poster Youth Steven Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio. When he was young, he moved several times and spent part of his youth in Arizona. There, he became one of the youngest television directors for Universal. A popular television film, Duel, gave him the opportunity to start directing for cinema.Monday, May 21, 12
  • 3. Steven Spielberg, Jaws Apprentice Spielbergs first major directorial effort was The Sugarland Express, a film that marked him as a rising star. But it was his next film that made him an international superstar among directors: Jaws. This classic shark movie got him credited with starting a summer blockbuster tradition. Spielberg pioneered special effects with his film, E.T.Monday, May 21, 12
  • 4. Steven Spielberg Academy Award Awards - Honors Spielberg won three Academy Awards, and has received many other honors during his career. He received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1986. In 2004 he received the Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award and the French Legion of Honor in recognition of his work. Plus, he was put into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005.Monday, May 21, 12
  • 5. Steven Spielberg E.T. photo shoot Techniques - Style Pioneer of special effects Primeval fears, literary adaptions, fantasy, historical films He was known for creating a blockbuster tradition with Jaws He created DreamworksMonday, May 21, 12
  • 6. filmsMonday, May 21, 12
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  • 8. Steven Spielberg direction Quotes “A lot of the films Ive made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and thats just because I have a lot of old-fashion values.” - Steven Spielberg “I dream for a living.” - Steven Spielberg “Id rather direct than produce. Any day. And twice on Sunday.” - Steven Spielberg “Fear may very well be a caveman fear of the predator, of the giant lizard chasing them - maybe thats what Steven Spielberg connects with so well in Lost World.” - Oliver Stone “Steven Spielberg and I have tremendous amounts of money.” - David Geffen “The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive. Hes such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom.” - Max von SydowMonday, May 21, 12
  • 9. Steven Spielberg on set of Jaws Legacy - Influence In 1994 Spielberg formed a studio with Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen, called Dreamworks. He also served as producer for the Clint Eastwood-directed World War II films, Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima. There are also rumors circulating about Spielberg working on another Indiana Jones film. Spielberg is also known for his impressive historical films.Monday, May 21, 12
  • 10. sources "Steven Spielberg." Bibliography. A+E Networks. Web. <>.http:// "Steven Spielberg." Internet Movie Database. IMDB, 1990. Web. 2012. <http://>. BookRags Media Network. "Quotes About Steven Spielberg." Brainy Quote. BookRags Media Network, 2001. Web. 2012. < steven_spielberg.html>. "Steven Spielberg Quotes." Brainy Quote. BookRags Media Network, 2001. Web. 2012. <>.Monday, May 21, 12