Tarantinopowerpoint

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Tarantinopowerpoint

  1. 1. Quentin Tarantino
  2. 2. The Beginning <ul><li>Born March 27, 1963 in Knoxville, TN </li></ul><ul><li>Worked as a ticket taker at an adult film theater and later as a video clerk in southern LA instead of attending film school </li></ul><ul><li>In 1987, he wrote his first screenplay True Romance </li></ul><ul><li>Then wrote the screenplay for Natural Born Killers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reservoir Dogs <ul><li>He sold the screenplays for True Romance and Natural Born Killers in 1992 to fund the pre-production of his first movie, Reservoir Dogs </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pulp Fiction <ul><li>Written and directed in 1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival </li></ul><ul><li>All star cast </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czb4jn5y94g </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6csp2fZt2E </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fd4VSkj0Wks&feature=related </li></ul>
  5. 5. Trademarks <ul><li>Frequently works with Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Uma Thurman, and Samuel L. Jackson </li></ul><ul><li>Often uses shots from inside the trunk of a vehicle </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Has a distinct filmmaking style </li></ul><ul><li>Characters usually have aliases in his films </li></ul><ul><li>Often includes one long, unbroken take where a character is followed around somewhere </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube - Pulp Fiction - &quot;Butch Steadicam&quot; Scene </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Likes to play a small role in most of his films </li></ul><ul><li>Does not like product placement, uses fictional brands such as “Red Apple” cigarettes used in all his films </li></ul>
  7. 7. From Dusk Til Dawn <ul><li>Was a screenwriter, executive producer and actor in this film in 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>Played a big role in the movie rather than his trademark small cameo </li></ul>
  8. 8. Movies and Achievements <ul><li>Quentin Tarantino has starred in over 25 movies and television shows </li></ul><ul><li>Produced 22 Movies </li></ul><ul><li>Written 17 screenplays </li></ul><ul><li>Directed 14 movies </li></ul><ul><li>Has won 45 awards including an Oscar for the screenplay of Pulp Fiction and has been nominated for over 36 more. </li></ul>

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