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Steven Spielberg

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Steven Spielberg

  1. 1. Steven Spielberg
  2. 2. General facts • Steven Allen Spielberg • Film Director, Screenwriter and Producer • Born 18th December 1946, Haddon Township, New Jersey • In 1965 Steven went to Los Angeles, Southern California University to study cinema photography • Married actress Amy Irving (1985) then divorced in 1989 • Married again in 1991 to actress Kate Capshaw, and had 7 children with her. • Working life – 1963 – present • Directed 28 feature films • First official movie – The Sugarland express (1974) • First famous movie – JAWS (1975) • Directed a range of genres; Drama, Comedy, Cartoon, Sci-fi, Action and Thriller
  3. 3. Famous Films • Poltergeist • JAWS • Catch me if you can • E.T. • War of the worlds • Indiana Jones • Jurassic Park • Saving Private Ryan • The Color Purple • Eagle Eye
  4. 4. Awards • 90 Awards won • Nominated 98 times • 3 Oscars • 13 Golden Globes • 12 BAFTA awards • 10 Academy awards • 57 awards for best director, best screenplay and best writing • Jaws – Spielberg’s most successful film won; 3 Golden globes, Anthony Asquith Award for film music, Grammy, Peoples choice Award, WGA Award and DGA Award.

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