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Biography of Steven Spielberg - Director and Best Producer of the Film Throughout History


Biography of Steven Spielberg - Director and Best Producer of the Film Throughout History
Steven Spielberg is famous cinema figures from the United States. You will remember Jurassic park, a movie that is able to visualize the imagination of the audience about the dinosaur, a creature that became extinct millions of years ago. The film became one of Spielberg's greatest work which makes it a popular movie director and producer in the world. Flair, imagination and adaptability makes it persisted even into the most successful filmmaker. Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, by a Jewish family. His mother was a pianist named Leah Adler and restaurant owner, and his father named Arnold Spielberg an electrical engineer who worked at a computer development company.

He spent his childhood in Haddon Heights, New Jersey and Scottsdale, Arizona. In adolescence, Spielberg never made amateur 8 mm film an adventure movie with his friends, while his sister sold popcorn. In 1958, he became a member of the Boy Scouts, after fulfilling the requirements by making 8 mm photographic film titled The Last gunfight. sertahun then Spielberg told an interviewer magazine, "My dad's still-camera was broken, so I asked the scoutmaster if I Could tell a story with my father's movie camera. He said yes, and I got an idea to do a Western. I made it and got my merit badge. That was how it all started ".

Since the age of 12 he had started his career in the film industry and has produced 8 amateur films. Spielberg has a sharpness of vision intriguing audiences around the world by raising stories of old films and the effects of combined skills of the advanced scenario. Indiana Jonse, the Extra-Terrestrial (ET) and Jurassic Park, Gremlims, Back to Future, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit penggarapannya so perfect to present a spectacle that has never been witnessed before. At age 13, Spielberg won a prize for a film titled Escape war that lasted 40 minutes, the film berceritakan of fighting in eastern Africa.

In 1963, at age 16, Spielberg wrote and directed his first independent film, a science fiction Adventure firelight he called (which would later inspire Close Encounters). The film, which has a budget of $ 500, at shows in his studio and produce a profit of $ 1. He also made several WWII films inspired by his father's war stories.

After his parents divorced, he moved to Saratoga, California with his father. While the mother and three sisters daughter remained in Arizona. School Arcadia High School in Phoenix, Arizona for three years, Spielberg graduated in 1965. During the school Spielberg achieved the rank of Eagle Scout or the best. Young Spielberg had to synagoga (Haddon Heights, NJ), an area forbidden to Jews before World War II. He studied at the Hebrew School 1953-1957, in a class taught by Rabbi Albert L. Lewis, who will then be memorialized as the main character in Mitch Albom's, Have a Little Faith.

Since the mid-1980s Spielberg act more as a film producer. He heads the production team of several cartoons, such as Warner Brothers hits Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, Toonsylvania, and Freakazoid, he collaborated with Jean MacCurdy and Tom Ruegger And In 1993, Spielberg acted as executive producer for the television series SeaQuest DSV; series starring Roy Scheider fiksiilmiah danJonathan Brandis similar to Star Trek: The Next Generation of ditayangkanpada Sunday at 8:00 pm. on NBC. Which is quite successful in his first season, second season was not good. and on the third season was canceled.

Personal Life

From 1985-1989 Spielberg married actress Amy Irving. In 1989 they divorced and his ex-wife received $ 100 million. Spielberg then married to actress Kate Capshaw, whom he met when Kate plays in the film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. They were married on October 12, 1991. Capshaw converted to Judaism They currently house in Pacific Palisades, California, New York City; Quelle Farm, Georgica Pond in East Hampton, NY; [56] danNaples, Florida. There were seven children in the Spielberg-Capshaw family: Jessica Capshaw (born August 9, 1976) - daughter from a previous marriage to Robert Capshaw Kate Capshaw. Max Samuel Spielberg (born June 13, 1985) - children of the marriage to actress Amy Irving sebelumnyaSpielberg. Theo Spielberg (born 1988) a child who was adopted by Capshaw before marriage to Spielberg, who later also adopted Rebecca Sasha Spielberg (born May 14, 1990, Los Angeles) Avery Sawyer Spielberg (born March 10, 1992, Los Angeles). Mikaela George (born February 28, 1996) - was adopted by Kate Capshaw
Destry Allyn Spielberg (born December 1, 1996).

Appreciation

Academy Awards:

1978: Best Director (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)
1982: Best Director (Raiders of the Lost Ark, nominated)
1983: Best Director (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1983: Best Picture (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1986: Best Picture (The Color Purple, nominated)
1987: Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (won)
1994: Best Director (Schindler's List, won)
1994: Best Picture (Schindler's List, won)
1999: Best Director (Saving Private Ryan, won)
1999: Best Picture (Saving Private Ryan, nominated)
2006: Best Director (Munich, nominated)
2006: Best Picture (Munich, nominated)
2007: Best Picture (Letters from Iwo Jima, nominated)

BAFTA Awards

1976: Best Direction (Jaws, nominated)
1979: Best Direction (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)
1979: Best Screenplay (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)
1983: Best Direction (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1983: Best Film (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1986: Academy Fellowship (won)
1994: Best Film (Schindler's List, won)
1994: David Lean Award for Direction (Schindler's List, won)
1999: Best Film (Saving Private Ryan, nominated)
1999: David Lean Award for Direction (Saving Private Ryan, nominated)

Cannes Film Festival

1974: Best Screenplay (The Sugarland Express, won)
1974: Golden Palm (The Sugarland Express, nominated)
Critics Choice Awards:
1999: Best Director (Saving Private Ryan, won)
2003: Best Director (Catch Me If You Can and Minority Report, won)
2006: Best Director (Munich, nominated)
Directors Guild of America:
1976: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Jaws, nominated)
1978: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)
1982: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Raiders of the Lost Ark, nominated)
1983: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1986: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (The Color Purple, won); this was the first time a director won this award without receiving an Oscar Nomination for Best Director.
1988: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Empire of the Sun, nominated)
1994: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Schindler's List, won)
1998: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Amistad, nominated)
1999: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Saving Private Ryan, won); this win makes Spielberg is the only individual to win this award three times.
2000: The D.W. Griffith Award for Lifetime Achievement
2006: Outstanding Achievement in Motion Pictures directorial (Munich, nominated)

Golden Globes

1976: Best Director (Jaws, nominated)
1978: Best Director (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)
1978: Best Screenplay (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)
1982: Best Director (Raiders of the Lost Ark, nominated)
1983: Best Picture - Drama (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, won)
1983: Best Director (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1986: Best Director (The Color Purple, nominated)
1994: Best Picture - Drama (Schindler's List, won)
1994: Best Director (Schindler's List, won)
1998: Best Director (Amistad, nominated)
1999: Best Picture - Drama (Saving Private Ryan, won)
1999: Best Director (Saving Private Ryan, won)
2002: Best Director (AI: Artificial Intelligence, nominated)
2006: Best Director (Munich, nominated)
2008: Cecil B. DeMille Award (won)
Hasty Pudding Theatricals:
1983: Man of the Year (won)
2003: Star on the Walk of Fame (won)

NBR Award

1987: Best Director (Empire of the Sun, won)
2001: Billy Wilder Award (won)
Primetime Emmys:
1986: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (for episode of Amazing Stories "The Mission", nominated)
1991: Outstanding Animated Program - One Hour or Less (Tiny Toon Adventures for the episode "The Looney Beginning", nominated)
1995: Outstanding Animated Program - One Hour or Less (Tiny Toon Adventures: Night Ghoulery, nominated)
1996: Outstanding Animated Program - One Hour or Less (A Pinky & the Brain Christmas Special, won)
2002: Outstanding Non-Fiction Special - Informational (We Stand Alone Together, nominated)
2002: Outstanding Miniseries (Band of Brothers, won)
2003: Outstanding Miniseries (Taken, won)
2006: Outstanding Miniseries (Into the West, nominated)
Producers Guild of America:
1994: Motion Picture Producer of the Year (Schindler's List, won)
1998: Motion Picture Producer of the Year (Amistad, nominated)
1998: Vision Award (Amistad, won)
1999: Motion Picture Producer of the Year (Saving Private Ryan, won)
1999: Milestone Award (won)
2000: PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, won)
2002: Television Producer of the Year - longform (Band of Brothers, won)
2006: Television Producer of the Year - longform (Into the West, nominated)

Saturn Awards

1978: Best Director (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, won), tied with George Lucas for Star Wars
1978: Best Writing (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, won), tied with George Lucas for Star Wars
1982: Best Director (Raiders of the Lost Ark, won)
1983: The Best Science Fiction Film (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, won)
1983: Best Director (ET: The Extra-Terrestrial, nominated)
1985: Best Director (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, nominated)
1994: Best Science Fiction Film (Jurassic Park, won)
1994: Best Director (Jurassic Park, won)
1994: President's Award (won)
1998: Best Director (The Lost World: Jurassic Park, nominated)
1999: Best Action / Adventure / Thriller Film (Saving Private Ryan, won)
2002: The Best Science Fiction Film (AI: Artificial Intelligence, won)
2002: Best Director (AI: Artificial Intelligence, nominated)
2002: Best writing (AI: Artificial Intelligence, won)
2003: Best Science Fiction Film (Minority Report, won)
2003: Best Director (Minority Report, won)
2006: Best Director (War of the Worlds, nominated)
2009: Best Director (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, nominated)
Venice Film Festival:
1993: Career Golden Lion (won)
2001: Future Film Festival Digital Award (AI: Artificial Intelligence, won)
Writers Guild of America:
1975: Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (The Sugarland Express, nominated)
1978: Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen (Close Encounters of the Third Kind, nominated)

Others

2009 Liberty Medal [135]
2006 Kennedy Center Honors
2001 Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (Honorary)
2003 Knight Grand Cross Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
1998 Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

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