Michael Kostiff

Michael Kostiff



Michael Kostiff is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for his works such as The Forest, The Social Network, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Kostiff began his career as a film editor. After graduating from the University of Southern California, he started editing music videos and commercials. His first major break came when he was chosen to direct the feature film The Forest, which was released in 2004. The film received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

Kostiff went on to direct The Social Network, which was released in 2010 to critical and commercial success. It was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won three, including Best Picture. Following this success, Kostiff was chosen to direct the critically acclaimed adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in 2011. The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Rooney Mara.

Kostiff’s other works include the action drama Zero Dark Thirty (2012), the science fiction drama Lucy (2014), and the thriller The Big Short (2015). He has also produced several films, including The Social Network and The Big Short.

Kostiff has been nominated for several awards, including an Emmy Award for his work on The Social Network. He has also been nominated for five Academy Awards for his directing and producing work.

Kostiff is currently working on several projects, including the action thriller The Best of Enemies. He is also set to direct a biopic about the life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.

Michael Kostiff is one of the most successful and respected directors in Hollywood. His passion for filmmaking and commitment to excellence have allowed him to create some of the most memorable films of the past decade.

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