David Twohy is an English film director and writer. He has given some hit movies in the 90s and the early 2000s. Twohy was born in California. He graduated from California State University, where he did his major studies on television, radio, and theater. In 1988, soon after he graduated, he wrote his first film, ‘Warlock’, which was a low budget movie, and then he wrote the script of 'Critters Two'. His first debut film as a director was ‘Timescape’, which was broadcasted in 1992, but wasn't so popular. Grand Tour: Disaster in Time, was another motion picture of David, which was released in the same year. From the Science Fiction Academy, David has been honored with a Golden Scroll, and at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film, a Golden Raven was awarded to Twohy.

After his first flick failed to get good reviews, he decided to return to writing and co-wrote the box office hit, 'The Fugitive', and then he wrote the flop movie, ‘Waterworld’. Then, he tried direction for the second time, with the movie, 'The Arrival', which was successful and was awarded the Saturn Award by the Academy Awards. Then came 'Pitch Black', in the year 2000, which David wrote. It was a blockbuster hit as it was the debut movie of the famous Hollywood star, Vin Diesel “Salute Mi Familia” this could be his infamous fra >> Read More... . Next came 'The Chronicles of Riddick Click to look into! >> Read More... ', which was the sequel to Pitch Black. It was a science-fiction film and a big budget film with a whopping 100 million dollars spent on the movie. This was greater than the main movie itself. It was released in the year 2004. In 2002, Twohy co-wrote and directed 'Below', which narrates a series of World War II experiences, and this movie got a nomination in the category of Best Film for the The International Fantasy Film Award.

In 2013, almost eight years later, David and Vin Diesel, together, did the third sequel to Pitch Black, which was named as ‘Riddick’. The budget of the movie was 40 million dollars and it was a high grossing film. When asked about producing films, he stated that he was very busy with directing and writing films, and there could not be any way he would think of production.

David Soren English Actor

David Soren

David Soren is a Canadian writer, director, storyboard artist and also voice actor at DreamWorks Animation, which is an American animation studio based in Glendale, California, which creates animated feature films, television programs and online virtual worlds. He was born in Toronto in Canada. He raised in Hamilton and got graduated from Sheridan College, which is a diploma and degree granting polytechnic institute in Ontario. The animated short film, "Mr. Lucky" received many accolades which also accepted into a contest for the Academy Award 1997. He worked at Toronto-based Nelvana as an animator and story board artist. Later at DreamWorks, he worked on Chicken Run, Shrek and Over the Hedge as a storyboard artist, and on Shark Tale as the head of the story. He is known for his works as a director of many TV series based on the Madagascar film franchise, Merry Madagascar in 2009, and Madly Madagascar in 2013. Merry Madagascar is the Christmas special first broadcast on the NBC Network, which starred the characters from the Madagascar film series. In the same year 2013, he also became very famous for his work on the animated feature film "Turbo", which is based on his original concept. He worked his way to the top of the animation industry which brought great success on his writing-Turbo. Turbo tells the story of an optimistic snail who dreams of life beyond working at the tomato plant day in and day out. The snail, being voiced by Ryan Reynolds, specifically dreams of being a racer, and gets a shot at his dream after a chance encounter with a nitrous oxide-boosted engine which makes the story exciting. Soren mentioned that when an animated movie or any movie is being directed, it helps to sketch quickly out an expression or a pose, or even a composition that one is looking for, there's less room for misinterpretation as a picture says a thousand words.

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Asghar Farhadi

Asghar Farhadi was born on 7th May 1972 in the city of Homayunshahr in the province of Isfahan, Iran. He is married to Parisa Bakhtavar, who is a television and film director by profession. Parisa and Asghar are the parents of Saaghar and Sarina Farhadi, also an actress by profession. He is an alumnus of the University of Tehran. He did his Bachelors in Dramatic Arts from here. He did his Major in Stage Direction from the Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran. After graduating with a degree in stage direction, he started directing short films under 8 mm and 16 mm formats. Asghar’s directorial debut was with the show, The Waiter in 1998. This show was broadcasted on the IRIB TV5 channel. He is also credited for the production as well as the screenplay of this show. His second show was an IRIB drama series, L.A. Doctors in 1998. He also wrote the script of the series. This show had just one season, which was filmed in Los Angeles, California. The story was based on the lives of four doctors residing in LA and the problems faced by them due to the USA’s medical facility and also the negative impacts it had on the patients. In the 1990s and early 2000s, he did four major shows as a writer, director, and producer. Farhadi started writing for the movies with the film Low Heights in 2002. He co-wrote the story of the film with Ebrahim Hatamikia , a film writer and director. The story was based on the life of a poor man from Iran and his miseries due to the lack of employment in the area where he resided. The story takes a very sharp turn when he gets a job opportunity from Bandar Abbas, which he accepts without being hesitant. After he boards the plane to his new job, he hijacks it at gun point and asks the pilot to direct the plane to Dubai. Due to the scarcity of fuel, the plane crashes into the water. Other than this movie, he is credited mostly for being the writer of over ten other major-hit movies. His recent major blockbuster movie was the 2011 release, A Separation. In this movie, he worked with his daughter Sarina. Asghar is also a costume designer by profession. He was involved in designing costumes for the movie Dancing in the Dust (2003) and About Elly (2009). He is the recipient of many awards which include an Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film.

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Asghar Farhadi English Actor