Biography

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John Korty (born July 22, 1936) is an American film director and animator, best known for the television film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?, as well as the theatrical animated feature Twice Upon a Time. He has won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (for Who Are the DeBolts?) and several other major awards. He is described by the film critic Leonard Maltin as "a principled filmmaker who has worked both outside and within the mainstream, attempting to find projects that support his humanistic beliefs".

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Korty (born July 22, 1936) is an American film director and animator, best known for the television film The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?, as well as the theatrical animated feature Twice Upon a Time. He has won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (for Who Are the DeBolts?) and several other major awards. He is described by the film critic Leonard Maltin as "a principled filmmaker who has worked both outside and within the mainstream, attempting to find projects that support his humanistic beliefs".

Description above from the Wikipedia article John Korty,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1936-06-22

Place of Birth Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2012 The Blues Broads Director
1999 A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story Director
1998 Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story Director
1997 Ms. Scrooge Director
1995 Redwood Curtain Director
1994 Getting Out Director
1993 They Director
1992 Deadly Matrimony Director
1991 Long Road Home Director
1991 Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story Director
1990 A Son's Promise Director
1989 Cast the First Stone Director
1988 Winnie Director
1987 Eye on the Sparrow Director
1987 Baby Girl Scott Director
1986 A deadly business Director
1986 Resting Place Director
1985 The Ewok Adventure Director
1984 Second Sight: A Love Story Director
1983 Twice Upon a Time Director
1983 The Haunting Passion Director
1980 A Christmas Without Snow Director
1978 Oliver's Story Director
1978 Forever Director
1977 Who Are the DeBolts? Director
1976 Alex And The Gypsy Director
1976 Farewell to Manzanar Director
1974 Silence Director
1974 The Music School Director
1974 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Director
1973 Class of '63 Director
1973 Go Ask Alice Director
1972 The People Director
1968 Riverrun Director
1967 Funnyman Director
1966 The Crazy-Quilt Director
1965 Breaking the Habit Director
1961 The Language of Faces Director

Writing

1983 Twice Upon a Time Screenplay Story
1980 A Christmas Without Snow Teleplay
1978 Oliver's Story Screenplay
1976 Farewell to Manzanar Writer
1974 The Music School Writer
1968 Riverrun Writer
1966 The Crazy-Quilt Writer

Acting

2004 A Legacy of Filmmakers: The Early Years of American Zoetrope as Himself
2004 Artifact from the Future: The Making of 'THX 1138' as Himself
1988 Slaying the Dragon
1982 The Animators as Himself

Camera

2012 The Blues Broads Camera Operator
1985 The Ewok Adventure Director of Photography

Production

1980 A Christmas Without Snow Producer
1977 Who Are the DeBolts? Producer

Crew

1974 The Music School Cinematography
1968 Riverrun Cinematography

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