Joseph Kosinski life and biography

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Joseph Kosinski biography

Date of birth : 1974-05-03
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Marshalltown, Iowa
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2010-12-19
Credited as : Film director , and tv commercial director, directed 3-D film Tron: Legacy 2010

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Joseph Kosinski is an American television commercial and feature film director best known for his computer graphics and computer generated imagery work. He is currently making his big-screen directorial debut with the Disney Digital 3-D science fiction film Tron: Legacy, which is the sequel to the 1982 film TRON. His previous work has primarily been with CGI related television commercials including the "Starry Night" commercial for Halo 3 and the award-winning "Mad World" commercial for Gears of War.

In 2007, Warner Brothers hired him to direct the remake of Logan's Run, a 1970s science fiction film. In 2009, he directed the special effects-laden Tron Legacy. Using high-speed digital cameras, such as Vision Research's Phantom models, the film will be in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D, with a planned release of December 2010. In November 2009 it was revealed that Kosinski will direct a remake of the 1979 movie The Black Hole. He is set to direct the Science-Fiction film Archangels.

He is an alumnus of GSAPP, currently an adjunct assistant professor of architecture where he helps students in 3D modeling and graphics. In 2008, he spoke in detail about his education in architecture, pushing the technological envelope in commercials and his eventual progression to feature films .

Joseph Kosinski received in 2007 AICP Show – Best Visual Effects for the Gears of War commercial "Mad World" Award .

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