Craig Gillespie is an Australian film and television advertisement director. He started his career with the movie ‘Mr. Woodcock'. He is best known for the work in movies the Fright Night remake and Lars and the Real Girl. He was born and brought up in the city of Sydney. At the age of nineteen, he moved to New York City for his studies in graphic designing, advertising, and illustration at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. He became interested in filmmaking at the time of his twenties when one of his friends was aspiring to become a director and encouraged even Craig to try his hands in filmmaking. Initially, he started working as a commercial director along with cinematographers Rodrigo Prieto and Adam Kimmel. He worked for fifteen years and used to change advertising agencies often. In the span of five years, he had worked in six advertising agencies. He debuted as a film director with the movie ‘Mr. Woodcock’ in 2007. But he left the project as there were many scenes which were re-written and received a bad screening test. He was replaced by David Dobkin as the director of the movie. His next project was ‘Lars and the Real Girl,’ for which he had been scripting since four years. But the theme of the movie as a man falling in love with a sex doll. The movie starred Paul Schneider, Ryan Gosling, Patricia Clarkson, Kelli Garner and Emily Mortimer in the lead roles. He had directed many episodes for many television series. He had directed for series like the ‘Pilot.’ He shot the first series of The United States of Tara by Diablo Cody and Steven Spielberg.

He later worked for the movie ‘ Dallas Buyers Club’ with Ryan Gosling as the lead actor. The movie was based on the true story of Ron Woodroof and was based on the life of an electrician who spent six months of his life after he was diagnosed with AIDS. But the direction was done by Jean-Marc Vallée and the character of Ron Woodroof was played by Matthew McConaughey. In 2010, he directed Fright Night remake. The film starred Toni Collette, Colin Farrell, and Anton Yelchin in the lead roles. In 2011, he directed the autobiography of Gregg Allman based on the novel My Cross to Bear. In 2016, he directed the movie ‘ The Finest Hours’ based on the story of a Coast Guard, who tried to save the life of the crews of two oil tankers in the year 1952. The movie starred Casey Affleck, Chris Pine, Kyle Gallner, and Josh Stewart under the production house by Walt Disney Pictures. In 2001 and 2002 he received nominations for the Directors Guild of America Award for the category of "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials". In 2006, he won awards for his commercials of Altoids and Ameriquest. He had won the Golden Lion Award in 2005 at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. In 2009, he won the Australians in Film Breakthrough Award along with Sam Worthington.

Craig Brewer English Actor

Craig Brewer

Craig Brewer was born on December 6, 1971, in the United States. He is a producer, screenwriter, and film director. He was born to Gail and Walter D. Brewer. His father as a Matson Navigation Co executive. His mother was a teacher. His native is Virginia, and he spent his early age in Memphis. He spent his school days directing and writing plays. He then ended up in San Francisco at the American Conservatory Theatre. He moved again to Memphis. His father died after a short time. He was in grief, and he used it as a legacy to start his feature film. His first feature film was The Poor & Hungry. The story revolves around a car thief who is in love with a victim. The film was a hit, and he entered the film festival. Independent Film Festival bought the film. His second film Hustle & Flow got produced by John Singleton. He got enthralled by Brewer’s first film The Poor & Hungry. His life struggles were the motivation behind the script. On September 2005 he started directing Black Snake Moan. Justin Timberlake, Samuel L. Jackson, and Christina Ricci starred in the movie. The film is set in Stanton in Tennessee. The film got released on March 2, 2007. The re-creation of 1984 film, Footloose got released on October 14, 2011. It was his first high budget film. The film received critical appreciation. Craig was the administrative producer of Part of Me by Katy Perry in 2012. He also directed Indie Origins in the same year. It is a documentary about Indie Memphis and filmmakers. He is the writer of Warner Bros The Legend Of Tarzan. It got directed by David Yates and released in 2016. Brewer was the President of Indie Memphis from 2014-2016. In 2015 he made another video on Marc Gasol. He starred at the beginning of that video. He was the director of $5 Cover. It got aired on MTV and online. It was about Memphis Musicians. It had 15 episodes. He also directed episodes of SHIELD and Terriers. He directed the Gangster Princess of Beverly Hills in February 2003. It is a story about Lisette Lee’ s life crime adventures. She got demanded to be the heiress of Samsung. In 2014 he directed The Idolmaker. It got produced by Justin Timberlake. Craig won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival for the movie Hustle & Flow in 2005. It received the Academy Award for Best Original Song ‘Its Hard Out Here for a Pimp’.


Craig Mazin

Craig Mazin is an American director, producer, and scriptwriter. He is known for his works in the movies Scary Movie 4, The Hangover Part II and Identity Thief. He was born in Brooklyn and was raised in the New York City. During his teenage, he moved to New Jersey. He did his schooling from the Freehold High School. He is a graduate in the subject of psychology from the Princeton University in the year 1992. At the Princeton University, he shared a room with Ted Cruz, who is now a candidate for the 2016 presidential election. Ted has tweeted many times on Craig Twitter account of how the two had issues during their college days. He began his career in the marketing department of Walt Disney Company as an executive during the mid-1990s. The work assigned to him in the company was on writing and producing campaigns for them. He had worked as a screenwriter in the movies like ‘Rocket Man,’ ‘Senseless,’ ‘Identity Thief,’ ‘Scary Movie 3,’ and ‘Scary Movie 4.’ His new projects include Opus, which is an animated collaboration along with cartoonist Berkeley Breathed. He had been the director and producer of the film ‘The Specials.’ He played the role of director and actor in the ‘Superhero Movie.’ He wrote the script for the movie The Hangover and its series. He was selected as one among the board of directors of the Writers Guild of America West, in 2004. His term expired in the year 2006. He had started a website along with Ted Elliott, who is a former WGA board member. The mane of the website was Artful Writer, which was based on the issues related to screenwriters. The website was shut down in 2011. In the same year, he started ‘Scriptnotes’ a weekly podcast along with screenwriter John August, which was again based on the issues of the film industry and screenwriting. He had written the script of the latest movie ‘The Huntsman: Winter's War’ in 2016.

Craig Mazin English Actor