Steven Spielberg, Succesful Filmmaker


Steven Allan Spielberg was known to be an American fimlmaker and producer. He is a three time Academy Award winner and most financially succesful filmmaker estimating at about $3 billion. TIME magazine named him one of the 100 Greatest People of the Century and LIFE named him 'the most influential person in his generation.' As of 2006, Premiere magazine listed him as the most powerful and influential figure in the motion picture industry.

Three of his films Jaws, E.T. and Jurassic Park became the highest grossing films for their time. The movie Jaws launched Spielberg's career as a successful hollywood director. Jaws is a horror film based on Peter Benchely Novel. The film won 3 Academy awards. These are best in editing, original score and sound.

One of the movies that he both wrote and directed was Close Encounters of the Third Kind. This film was a hit at the box office, and it gave him his first Best Director nomination at the Academy Awards. It also won Oscars in two categories.

His science fiction genre film was E.T., Extra Terrestrial. It is a story of a boy that he befriends with an alien trying to get back home to outer space. It washis top grosssing film until it was beaten by another of his film, Jurassic Park, in 1993.There are more successful films, like Hook, Indiana Jones, Saving Private Ryan and many more which he co-wrote, produced and directed. Spielberg co-founded Dreamworks Studio in 1997.

Today, Spielberg is working on Indiana Jones 4. Other future project is Abraham Lincoln bio-pic,and 'Intersellar' which will be his first human space travel film, and set to be released in 2008. And this are just a few backgrounds of Steven Spielberg career as a filmmaker in the movie industry.


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