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  1. 1. Steven Spielberg By Craig TalbotWednesday, May 30, 12
  2. 2. YOUTH Born: December 18, 1946 In Cincinnati, Ohio Info: Born into a strong Jewish family. Moved to California attend the film school at University of Southern California became a member of Theta Chi Fraternity Worked at Universal Studios for free +spielberg&oq=young+steven+spielberg&aq=f&aqi=g2&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=1965l3035l0l3317l6l6l0l0l0l1l209l879l2.3.1l6l0Wednesday, May 30, 12
  3. 3. Apprentice Started a career as an intern in Universal Studios. Made his first short film, Amblin. Spielberg became the youngest director ever to be signed with a long term Hollywood deal.His first job was to direct the show Night Gallery.Everything took off from there. %20studios&oe=UTF-8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=CiflTvqIH6eRiAK79oDbBg&biw=1266&bih=664&sei=DSflTsGRN8aIiALAv4zeBgWednesday, May 30, 12
  4. 4. Awards Four Academy Awards for three different films. Five Golden Globes for five different films. Twelve Saturn Awards. Three Primetime Emmy’s for three different films. Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Two Critics Choice awards. Three BAFTA awards., May 30, 12
  5. 5. Techniques Spielberg is known for making a lot of Science Fiction films having to do with extra terrestrial life. His most persistent theme is tension in parent-child relationships. He likes to focus on real life events. Such as The Holocaust and World Wars. One particular shot he is well known for is framing characters through rich foreground objects. He has perfected a dramatic over the shoulder shot of the protagonist. You could fin that shot in almost every movie., May 30, 12
  6. 6. FilmsWednesday, May 30, 12
  7. 7. Quotes “Hes such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom.“ -Max Von Sydow “He is the first one of us who doesn’t see the proscenium arch.” -Hitchhock “Its just such an honor to say that I was in something by Steven Spielberg.” -Dakota Fanning “Stories don’t have a middle or end anymore, they usually have a beginning that never stop beginning.”- Spielberg “I love the smell of film, knowing it’s brewing through the camera.” - Spielberg “I dream for a living.” - Steven SpielbergWednesday, May 30, 12
  8. 8. Legacy / Influence He is one of those people who won’t stop, and can’t stop until he achieves everything he has imagined.No directors have ever been as successful asSpielberg and people know that. If his name is on acommercial for a new film, you know it’s worthseeing. This is a major motive for everyone, Spielberg has had a massive impact knowing that they can do more than on a number of people. He has “just movies” but achieve anything transformed the film culture. they wish.Wednesday, May 30, 12
  9. 9. Citations Barnes, Brooks. "Steven Spielberg News - The New York Times." Times Topics - The New York Times. 14 Dec. 2011. Web. 14 Dec. 2011. < reference/timestopics/people/s/steven_spielberg/index.html>. "IMDb - Steven Spielberg." The Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Web. 14 Dec. 2011. <>. "Steven Spielberg - Rotten Tomatoes." Movies | Movie Trailers | Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes. Web. 14 Dec. 2011. <>. "Steven Spielberg Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story -" Famous Biographies & TV Shows - Web. 14 Dec. 2011. <http://>.Wednesday, May 30, 12