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50th Directors’ Fortnight May 9-19, 2018

Roger Corman

Born in USA, Corma is an actor, director, screenwriter and producer. After studying engineering, he goes to the 20th Century. He started a prolific artistic career being a producer, a screenwriter, an actor and a distributor. . He is the one who discovered Brian De Palma, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese and many other talents. He founded the successful American International Pictures with Samuel Z. Arkoff and James H. Nicholson. He revealed himself in 1960 with horror films ( 8 are adapted from Allan Poe ).
He worked aroud 15 years as a director and had great appearences as an actor, for exemple in Philadelphia, Apollo 13 or Scream 3.