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Director project

A keynote biography of director Joss Whedon, made for my Media II class.

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  3. 3. Joss Whedonhttp://www.secretarcticbase.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Joss-Whedon-is-our-leader-now.jpg
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  5. 5. Slide 1 http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  6. 6. Slide 1 Youth http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  7. 7. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Youth (wikipedia, 2012)Slide 1 http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  8. 8. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012)Slide 1 http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  9. 9. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Youth It’s in the Family: Tom Whedon- Father (wikipedia, 2012)Slide 1 http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  10. 10. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Youth It’s in the Family: Tom Whedon- Father (wikipedia, 2012) John Whedon-grandfatherSlide 1 http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  11. 11. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Youth It’s in the Family: Tom Whedon- Father (wikipedia, 2012) John Whedon-grandfatherSlide 1 Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  12. 12. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Tom Whedon- Father Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012) Writer for The Golden Girls in the 1980s John Whedon-grandfatherSlide 1 Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  13. 13. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Tom Whedon- Father Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012) Writer for The Golden Girls in the 1980s John Whedon-grandfatherSlide 1 Writer for The Donna Reed Show in the 50s Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  14. 14. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Tom Whedon- Father Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012) Writer for The Golden Girls in the 1980s John Whedon-grandfatherSlide 1 Writer for The Donna Reed Show in the 50s Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack Jed: screenwriter, video game composer Zack: screenwriter http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  15. 15. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Tom Whedon- Father Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012) Writer for The Golden Girls in the 1980sFrom left right: Jed, Joss, and Zack Whedon at John Whedon-grandfather Slide 1 PaleyFest09 Writer for The Donna Reed Show in the 50s Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack Jed: screenwriter, video game composer Zack: screenwriter http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  16. 16. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Tom Whedon- Father Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012) Writer for The Golden Girls in the 1980sFrom left right: Jed, Joss, and Zack Whedon at John Whedon-grandfather Slide 1 PaleyFest09 Writer for The Donna Reed Show in the 50s Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack Jed: screenwriter, video game composer Zack: screenwriter http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  17. 17. Born on June 23, 1964 in New York City, NY Tom Whedon- Father Youth It’s in the Family: (wikipedia, 2012) Writer for The Golden Girls in the 1980sFrom left right: Jed, Joss, and Zack Whedon at John Whedon-grandfather Slide 1 PaleyFest09 Writer for The Donna Reed Show in the 50s Brothers: Samuel, Matthew, Jed, Zack Jed: screenwriter, video game composer Zack: screenwriter As a young boy, Joss loved Monty Python. http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Joss+Whedon/Zack+Whedon/Dr+Horrible+Sing+Along +Blog+PaleyFest09/8vH5bNfmGhj
  18. 18. ApprenticeWent to Winchester College but switched schools and graduated from Wesleyan University in 1987. (wikipedia, 2012) Slide 2 From left to right: Joss Whedon, George Lucas, James Earl Jones, and Joss’s film professor at Wesleyan, Jeanine Basinger. Wesleyan University is ranked as one of the top ten best film schools in the worldBegan his first screenwriting job for a TV show called Roseann Joss’s first movie job was for Buffy the Vampire Slayer http://www.afi.com/about/press/commencement06/groupshotformal.jpg
  19. 19. Slide 3 http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI
  20. 20. Awards or HonorsSlide 3 http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI
  21. 21. Awards or HonorsSlide 3 http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI
  22. 22. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following:Slide 3 http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI
  23. 23. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following:Slide 3 http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI
  24. 24. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award Slide 3Nominations and 1 Win;all for “Best http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script”
  25. 25. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award Slide 3Nominations and 1 Win;all for “Best http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script”
  26. 26. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award Slide 3Nominations and 1 Win;all for “Best http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script” Academy Award Nomination for “Best Writing” in Toy Story
  27. 27. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award 7 Hugo Award Slide 3Nominations Nominations and and 1 Win; 2 Wins; one forall for “Best “Best Dramatic http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script” Presentation, Short Form” and the other, “Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form” Academy Award Nomination for “Best Writing” in Toy Story
  28. 28. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award 7 Hugo Award Slide 3Nominations Nominations and and 1 Win; 2 Wins; one forall for “Best “Best Dramatic http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script” Presentation, Short Form” and the other, “Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form” Academy Award Nomination for “Best Writing” in Toy Story
  29. 29. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award 7 Hugo Award Slide 3Nominations Nominations and and 1 Win; 2 Wins; one forall for “Best “Best Dramatic http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script” Presentation, Short Form” and the other, “Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form” Academy Award Nomination for “Best Writing” in Toy Story
  30. 30. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award 7 Hugo Award Slide 3Nominations Nominations and and 1 Win; 2 Wins; one forall for “Best “Best Dramatic http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script” Presentation, Short Form” and the other, “Best Dramatic Presentation, Long 3 Eisner Award Wins: Form” One in “Best New Academy Award Series” for Buffy the Nomination for Vampire Slayer Season “Best Writing” Eight in Toy Story
  31. 31. Awards or Honors He received 14 total nominations and 11 wins (wikipedia, 2012), including the following: 2 Nebula Award 7 Hugo Award Slide 3Nominations Nominations and and 1 Win; 2 Wins; one forall for “Best “Best Dramatic http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/popwrap/ item_bHXDdJuazS34Dhae7GZ9tI Script” Presentation, 2009, Joss Whedon Wins an Emmy Short Form” and in “Outstanding Special Class” for the other, “Best Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Dramatic Presentation, Long 3 Eisner Award Wins: Form” One in “Best New Academy Award Series” for Buffy the Nomination for Vampire Slayer Season “Best Writing” Eight in Toy Story
  32. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/Slide 4 http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpghttp://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  33. 33. Techniques or Style http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/Slide 4 http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpghttp://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  34. 34. Techniques or Style http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/Slide 4 http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi themeshttp://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  35. 35. Techniques or Style http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/Slide 4 http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi themeshttp://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  36. 36. Techniques or Style http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/Slide 4Shot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi themes http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  37. 37. Techniques or Style The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ strong femaleSlide 4 characters.Shot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi themes http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  38. 38. Techniques or Style The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ strong femaleSlide 4 characters.Shot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi themes http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  39. 39. Techniques or Style Joss Whedon and Scarlett Johansen on the set of The Avengers The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ strong femaleSlide 4 characters.Shot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi themes http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  40. 40. Techniques or Style Joss Whedon and Scarlett Johansen on the set of The Avengers The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ strong femaleSlide 4 characters.Shot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi Often kills off popular themes characters as a plot twist. http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  41. 41. Techniques or Style Joss Whedon and Scarlett Johansen on the set of The Avengers Frequently The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ casts strong female NathanSlide 4 Fillion and characters. Alan TudykShot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi Often kills off popular themes characters as a plot twist. http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  42. 42. Techniques or Style Joss Whedon and Scarlett Johansen on the set of The Avengers Frequently The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ casts strong female NathanSlide 4 Fillion and characters. Alan TudykShot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural or Sci-fi Often kills off popular themes characters as a plot twist. http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  43. 43. Techniques or Style Joss Whedon and Scarlett Johansen on the set of The Avengers Frequently The use of http://www.flickr.com/photos/meivocis/3815920449/ casts strong female NathanSlide 4 Fillion and characters. Alan TudykShot from Cabin in the Woods http://www.takepart.com/sites/default/files/styles/tp_content_wide/ public/JossWhedonAvengers.jpg Supernatural Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion or Sci-fi Often kills off popular themes characters as a plot twist. http://blog.zap2it.com/pop2it/cabin-in-the-woods.jpg
  44. 44. Films
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  55. 55. Slide 6http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  56. 56. Slide 6 Quoteshttp://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  57. 57. Slide 6 Quoteshttp://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  58. 58. Slide 6 QuotesJoss Whedon on the set of The Avengershttp://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  59. 59. Quotes“Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.” Slide 6 Joss Whedon on the set of The Avengers http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  60. 60. Quotes“Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.” “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Dont Slide 6forget food.You can go a week without laughing.” Joss Whedon on the set of The Avengers http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  61. 61. Quotes“Remember to always be yourself. Unless “I love fantasy. I love horror. I love musicals. Whatever doesnt really happen in life is what Im interested in, as a way of commenting on you suck.” everything that does happen in life, because ultimately the only thing Im really interested in is people.” “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Dont Slide 6forget food.You can go a week without laughing.” Joss Whedon on the set of The Avengers http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  62. 62. Quotes“Remember to always be yourself. Unless “I love fantasy. I love horror. I love musicals. Whatever doesnt really happen in life is what Im interested in, as a way of commenting on you suck.” everything that does happen in life, because ultimately the only thing Im really interested in is people.” “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Dont Slide 6forget food.You can go a week without laughing.” “This man is underrated and a storytelling genius... Joss is about to become a household name.” - Mike P., IMDB Joss Whedon on the set of The Avengers http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  63. 63. Quotes“Remember to always be yourself. Unless “I love fantasy. I love horror. I love musicals. Whatever doesnt really happen in life is what Im interested in, as a way of commenting on you suck.” everything that does happen in life, because ultimately the only thing Im really interested in is people.” “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Dont Slide 6forget food.You can go a week without laughing.” “This man is underrated and a storytelling genius... Joss is about to become a household name.” - Mike P., IMDB Joss Whedon on the set of The Avengers “2012 is seeing an unprecedented level of activity from Joss Whedon.”-Kristen Romanelli, blog.watcherjunior.tv http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  64. 64. Quotes“Remember to always be yourself. Unless “I love fantasy. I love horror. I love musicals. Whatever doesnt really happen in life is what Im interested in, as a way of commenting on you suck.” everything that does happen in life, because ultimately the only thing Im really interested in is people.” “Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Dont Slide 6forget food.You can go a week without laughing.” “This man is underrated and a storytelling genius... Joss is about to become a household name.” - Mike P., IMDB Joss Whedon on the set of The Avengers “2012 is seeing an unprecedented level of activity from Joss Whedon.”-Kristen Romanelli, blog.watcherjunior.tv “On TV and in films like “The Cabin in the Woods” he has subverted conventions of supernatural and science-fiction storytelling and defied the expectations of audiences well versed in them, while working small and on his own terms.” -David Itzkoff, New York Times http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1738061568/nm0923736
  65. 65. Legacy and Influence
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  73. 73. Legacy and Influence Now known as a credible director because of The Avengers and his future movies such as Much Ado About Nothing
  74. 74. Legacy and Influence Before about five years ago, Joss Whedon was known because of his “script doctoring” and TV work (wikipedia, 2012) Now known as a credible director because of The Avengers and his future movies such as Much Ado About Nothing
  75. 75. Legacy and Influence Before about five years ago, Joss Whedon was known because of his “script doctoring” and TV work (wikipedia, 2012) Now known as a credible director because of The Avengers and his future movies such as Much Ado About Nothing Also known for writing his TV spinoff series ideas at the same time as he writes the movie so its stays consistent
  76. 76. Legacy and Influence Before about five years ago, Joss Whedon was known because of his “script doctoring” and TV work (wikipedia, 2012) Now known as a credible director because of The Avengers and his future movies such as Much Ado About Nothing Also known for writing his TV spinoff series ideas at the same time as he writes the movie so its stays consistent Influenced Doctor Who screenwriter Patrick Rothfuss
  77. 77. Legacy and Influence Before about five years ago, Joss Whedon was known because of his “script doctoring” and TV work (wikipedia, 2012) Now known as a credible director because of The Avengers and his future movies such as Much Ado About Nothing Also known for writing his TV spinoff series ideas at the same time as he writes the movie so its stays consistent Influenced Doctor Who screenwriter Patrick Rothfuss “Cult Status”
  78. 78. Legacy and Influence Before about five years ago, Joss Whedon was known because of his “script doctoring” and TV work (wikipedia, 2012) Now known as a credible director because of The Avengers and his future movies such as Much Ado About Nothing Also known for writing his TV spinoff series ideas at the same time as he writes the movie so its stays consistent Influenced Doctor Who screenwriter Patrick Rothfuss “Cult Status” Has a huge fan following on the internet
  79. 79. Works Cited Sources"Joss Whedon." IMDb. IMDb.com. Web. 16 May2012. <http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0923736/>. Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams at Comic Con"Joss Whedon Quotes." Joss Whedon Quotes(Author of Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 1). Web. 16Slide 8May 2012. <http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/18015.Joss_Whedon>."Joss Whedon." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation,15 May 2012. Web. 16 May 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joss_Whedon>."Whedonesque.com - Joss Whedon Weblog."Whedonesque.com - Joss Whedon Weblog. Web. 16May 2012. <http://whedonesque.com/>."Watcher Junior: "Im Gonna Shock theWorld" (..."gonna Show Bad Horse")." WatcherJunior: "Im Gonna Shock the World" (..."gonna http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1003388928/nm0923736Show Bad Horse"). Web. 16 May 2012. <http://blog.watcherjunior.tv/2012/05/im-gonna-shock-world-gonna-show-bad.html>.

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