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Profiles of science fiction and fantasy directors

This is not an exhaustive list of directors involved in science fiction or fantasy, or even a complete list of people who have been reviewed on Warpcore SF. The people featured here are those whose work has been mentioned at least twice on this site.

Alex Proyas
Alex Proyas has directed feature films in genres such as science fiction and horror.

Alfonso Cuaron
This director has a diverse portfolio of work, from gloomy sci-fi such as Children of Men to the children's fantasy Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Bryan Singer
A director responsible for comic-book adaptations such as Superman Returns and X-Men.

Chris Columbus
Chris Columbus directed some of the Harry Potter movies.

Chris Weitz
Chris Weitz has directed fantasy films such as The Golden Compass and New Moon.

Christopher Nolan
Christopher Nolan is perhaps most renowned for his Batman films.

David Slade
This British director is known for making vampire movies.

David Twohy
The director who brought us Riddick, and other science fiction films.

David Yates
David Yates is a British director who has worked on films in the Harry Potter series.

Francis Lawrence
Francis Lawrence has directed films in a variety of genres.

Gabor Csupo
Having worked on Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys, Gabor Csupo branched out to direct feature films in the fantasy genre.

George Lucas
George Lucas is most famous for Star Wars.

Guillermo del Toro
The director of fantasy and comic-book films such as Hellboy.

James Cameron
James Cameron is a Canadian director and screenwriter with a flair for big-budget science fiction.

Jon Favreau
Jon Favreau has worked as an actor, producer and screenwriter as well as directing movies.

Jonathan Mostow
An American director whose movies include high-octane science fiction titles.

Len Wiseman
The director of Underworld and Underworld Evolution.

Michael Bay
Michael Bay has created some high-octane sci-fi movies.

Mike Newell
Mike Newell has directed films and TV shows in a wide range of genres.

Peter Jackson
The Oscar-winning director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Rob Cohen
Rob Cohen has directed some pacy, high-octane films in various genres.

Robert Rodriguez
This director has created horror movies with a Grindhouse feel.

Roland Emmerich
The science fiction films of Roland Emmerich are often destructive, action-packed creations that are all about the spectacle.

Sam Raimi
The director of a number of Spider-Man movies.

Steven Spielberg
The veteran film director responsible for E.T.

Terry Gilliam
This member of Monty Python has directed and written a lot of genre movies.

Tim Burton
Tim Burton is known for the distinctive gothic style of his movies.

Timur Bekmambetov
A Russian-Kazakh director who has adapted some of Sergei Lukyanenko's Night Watch novels.

Vadim Jean
The director of some adaptations of Terry Pratchett's novels.