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Aronofsky is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer known for films like Black Swan, The Wrestler, Requiem For A Dream and Noah.
Binder, an award-winning American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor, went to Camp Tamakwa in Ontario during the summers of 1966-75.
Ethan his brother Joel, known as the Coen Brothers, are Academy Award-winning American film directors, screenwriters, producers, and editors. Their films include Blood Simple, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading, True Grit, and Inside Llewyn Davis.
Joel and his brother Ethan, known as the Coen Brothers, are Academy Award winning American film directors, screenwriters, producers, and editors. Their films include Blood Simple, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading, True Grit, and Inside Llewyn Davis.
Favreau is an American actor, director, screenwriter, voice artist, and comedian. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Rudy, Swingers (which he also wrote), Very Bad Things, and The Break-Up. His notable directorial efforts include Elf, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, and Cowboys & Aliens.
Goldstein is a writer, producer, and director based in Los Angeles. He has achieved success in broadcast journalism, prime time entertainment, interactive educational & museum exhibits and documentaries. He is the winner of two Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. His credits include Doogie Howser M.D., LA Law and Today Show.
Levy is a Canadian-American director, producer, and actor who directed the comedy films Big Fat Liar,Just Married, Cheaper by the Dozen, The Pink Panther, Night at the Museum, Date Night, and The Internship, as well as the sci-fi sports drama film Real Steel.
Lucas is an American screenwriter and film director. He is most well known for his collaborative work with Scott Moore, which includes The Hangover and 21 & Over.
Marshall, known for starring in Laverne & Shirley and for directing and producing films and television shows, went to Camp Odetah in Connecticut, Camp Geneva in Lake Como, Pa., and Camp Edgement in Deposit, New York, and worked as a counselor at Camp Diana-Dalmaqua in the Catskills.
Nichols is a director and actor, known for Two Night Stand (2014) and Ragtime (1981).
Penn is an American screenwriter and director. Penn wrote and directed Incident at Loch Ness, The Grand, and co-wrote the script for X-Men: The Last Stand. With Michael Karnow, Penn is the co-creator of the TV series Alphas on the Syfy network.
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Peterson is an American animator, screenwriter, director and voice actor who works at Pixar Animation Studios. He made his directorial debut on Up, in which he also voiced the character Dug. He was hired by Roger Gould in 1994 and started as an animator for commercials. He then became an animator on Toy Story. He spent several summers working as a camp counselor in Ohio.
Raimi is an American film director, producer, writer and actor, famous for directing the cult horror comedy Evil Dead series, the superhero film Darkman, and the Spider-Man trilogy; his most recent work is 2013’s fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful. Raimi is also the producer of several successful television series.
Schnabel is an American artist and filmmaker. In the 1980s, Schnabel received international media attention for his “plate paintings”—large-scale paintings set on broken ceramic plates.
Schnabel directed Before Night Falls, which became Javier Bardem’s breakthrough Academy Award-nominated role, and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, which was nominated for four Academy Awards.
Waters is an American film director, screenwriter, author, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films.
Winter is an English-born American actor, film director and screenwriter, best known for his role as Bill S. Preston Esq. in the 1989 film Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure and its 1991 sequel Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. He is also well known for his role as Marko in the 1987 cult classic The Lost Boys, and for co-writing, co-directing and starring in the 1993 film Freaked.