Every director has his or her own style of making a film. Some focus more on story-telling (e.g. Richard Linklater) whereas some are more about visuals (Terrence Malick). Some actually lie somewhere in between i.e. they have a strong visual style but they give equal importance to storytelling (e.g. David Fincher). For the purposes of this article, we are only going to consider the second kind: the visual masters. Directors who create stunning images onscreen and suck you right into their world. Here are 8 such working filmmakers.
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8. Darren Afronksy
He has made some brilliant films .. be it ‘Requiem for a Dream’ or ‘Black Swan’, and you can clearly see his visual style in these films, but what really pushed him into this list is the art and the class of ‘The Fountain’. He is one filmmaker who can easily switch his style from lavish to coarse (re: from ‘The Fountain’ to ‘The Wrestler’).
7. Wes Anderson