Let’s go back in time, we leave the 21st century and travel to late 20th century, when modern directors were young and trying to make it in a movie industry.
Tim Burton is known for his gothic fantasy and horror films (Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands,...) Stream Vincent, a 1982 stop motion short horror film written, designed and directed by Tim Burton and narrated by Vincent Price. This short debut film is the poetry story of a 7-year-old boy, Vincent Malloy, who pretends to be like the actor Vincent Price. Alive in Joburg is a 2006 Canadian-South African science fiction mockumentary short film written and directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sharlto Copley. The film explores themes of apartheid and is noted for its visual effects as well as its documentary-style imagery. Blomkamp's 2009 feature film District 9 expands themes and elements from this short film. Doodlebug is a 1997 British short psychological thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan. It follows the story of a man anxiously trying to kill a bug-like creature in his apartment. Nolan created the film during his university days using 16 mm film. The film was met with a generally positive critical response. Xenogenesis is a 1978 science fiction short film that was the directorial debut of James Cameron. A woman and an engineered man are sent in a gigantic sentient starship to search space for a place to start a new life cycle. My Best Friend's Birthday is a partially lost black-and-white amateur film directed, edited, co-written, co-produced and starring Quentin Tarantino.