The nominees who share their vision include Roberto Benigni (Life Is Beautiful), James L. Brooks (As Good as It Gets), James Cameron (Titanic), Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation), Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire), Stephen Daldry (The Hours), Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption), Andrew Davis (The Fugitive), Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby), Marc Forster (Finding Neverland), Mel Gibson (Braveheart), Taylor Hackford (Ray), Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential) Scott Hicks (Shine), Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind), Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy), Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich), Neil Jordan (The Crying Game), Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Mike Leigh (Secrets & Lies), Barry Levinson.
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Author Biography - Jeremy Kagan
Jeremy Kagan works as a director, writer, and producer in feature films and television. His credits include such films as Heroes, The Chosen, and The Journey of Natty Gann. He won an Emmy in 1996 for directing an episode of the series Chicago Hope. He is a professor at the University of Southern California, has served as the Artistic Director at the Sundance Institute, and is on the National Board of the Directors Guild.