Your Pick for Best Director

Who is your ONE best director?

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The voting ends May 31st.
Directors only. 
They can be from any country on MDL.
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heartaem Mar 1, 2020
11 People Loves 273 Voters Report
  • Steve Cheng

    1. Steve Cheng

    Hong Konger
    22,600 points by 226 voters
    He is a Chinese director.
  • Bong Joon Ho

    2. Bong Joon Ho

    South Korean
    1,700 points by 17 voters
    Bong Joon Ho is a South Korean film director and screenwriter. Bong in general is known as being a director who takes a great interest in film genres, while simultaneously trying to ...more
  • Zhang Yi Mou

    3. Zhang Yi Mou

    700 points by 7 voters
    Zhang Yimou is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer. He is counted amongst the Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers, having made his directorial debut in 1987 with ...more
  • Wong Kar Wai

    4. Wong Kar Wai

    Hong Konger
    400 points by 4 voters
    Wong Kar Wai is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylized work, including As Tears Go By (1988), Days of Being Wild ...more
  • Kong Sheng

    5. Kong Sheng

    400 points by 4 voters
    He is a Chinese director, cameraman, and actor who was born in Shandong province.
  • Edward Yang

    6. Edward Yang

    300 points by 3 voters
    Edward Yang is considered one of the leading filmmakers of Taiwan's New Wave Cinema movement in the 1980s and 1990s. Yang went to university and lived in the United States before deciding ...more
  • Miike Takashi

    7. Miike Takashi

    300 points by 3 voters
    Miike Takashi is a highly prolific and controversial Japanese filmmaker. He has directed over ninety theatrical, video, and television productions since his debut in 1991. Miike is credited with directing fifteen productions ...more
  • Park Chan Wook

    8. Park Chan Wook

    South Korean
    300 points by 3 voters
    Park Chan Wook is a South Korean film director, screenwriter, producer, and former film critic. One of the most acclaimed and popular filmmakers in his native country. His films are noted for ...more
  • Kim Jin Won

    9. Kim Jin Won

    South Korean
    300 points by 3 voters
    Kim Jin Won (김진원) is a South Korean director and producer, He was born on 1st January 1980 in South Korea. Kim Jin Won is known for Drama Special Series: Just An ...more
  • Lee Eung Bok

    10. Lee Eung Bok

    South Korean
    300 points by 3 voters
    Lee Eung Bok is a South Korean director and former KBS 28th PD. He graduated from Yonsei University's Department of Korean Language and Literature. He got nominated numerous times as Best Director ...more
  • Zeng Qi

    11. Zeng Qi

    0 points by 0 voters
    Zeng Qi is a Chinese actress born in Chongqing, Sichuan. She graduated from the Performance Dept of Beijing Film Academy with a bachelor's degree in acting and is an actress in the ...more