Martin Scorsese


MARTIN SCORSESE is an Academy Award-winning Director and one of the most prominent and influential filmmakers working today. He directed the critically acclaimed, award-winning films Mean Streets, Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Last Temptation of Christ, Goodfellas, Gangs of New York, The Aviator, The Departed and the 2010 box office hit Shutter Island. Scorsese has also directed numerous documentaries including No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, Elia Kazan: A Letter to Elia (both films garnering Peabody Awards), A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese through American Movies, Il Mio Viaggio in Italia, Public Speaking starring writer Fran Lebowitz and the documentary for HBO: George Harrison: Living in the Material World. Most recently he directed Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated film Hugo, a 3D adaptation of Brian Selznick’s children’s book, for which he won the Globe for Best Director. Scorsese currently serves as Executive Producer on HBO’s hit series Boardwalk Empire for which he directed the pilot episode. Currently, Mr. Scorsese is editing his latest feature, The Wolf of Wall Street in New York. He is the founder and chair of The Film Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, restoration and protection of film.

January 23, 2014

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