Before movie brats like lucas, spielberg, and francis ford coppola went to school and made films on the west coast, martin scorsese stuck around in his hometown of new york and enrolled at nyu in 1960 under the tutelage of film professor haig p manoogian (to whom scorsese would eventually dedicate his 1980 film raging bull. George lucas: most influential quotes george lucas is an american film director, producer and special-effects pioneer with a net worth of $54 billion famous for creating the star wars and indiana jones film franchises, lucas also founded lucasfilm ltd.
Sixteen years after completing his star wars trilogy, george lucas returned to the complex perfect world that he created with the phantom menace – the first film of the prequel trilogy.
Joseph campbell was george lucas's mentor and partial influence through campbell's mythology publication and studies campbell's work covered the many aspects of human experience, and paved the structure of lucas's star wars stories. In april 2006, the usc board of trustees voted to change the school's name to the usc school of cinematic arts  on september 19, 2006, usc announced that alumnus george lucas had donated us$175 million to expand the film school with a new 137,000-square-foot (12,700 m 2 ) facility.
American graffiti was not george lucas’s first film the full length feature version of thx 1138 was not a thesis for usc, it was his first feature film it was released in theatres by warner brother with very poor success. It was directed by george lucas in his feature film directorial debut in 1971 produced by francis ford coppola and written by lucas and walter murch, it stars donald pleasence and robert duvall thx 1138 was developed from lucas's student film electronic labyrinth: thx 1138 4eb, which he made in 1967 while attending the usc school of cinematic arts. George lucas' film star wars essay - george lucas' film star wars there are many different theories to star wars, which attracted millions of viewers these theories made star wars what it was, and to some people still is. Throughout his career in the film industry he is best known for his box office hit star wars series from his series star wars george lucas is the best sci-fi writer, producer, and director of his time and revolutionized the movie watching experience forever. The usc school of cinematic arts (commonly referred to as sca) mfa student gregg helvey was nominated for an academy award for his mfa thesis film, kavi notable sca alumni chair graciously funded by the george lucas family foundation and steven spielberg doe mayer: mary pickford endowed chair chair graciously funded by the mary.
Human history according to george lucas: models of fascism in star wars’ prequels the prequels present to us this phenomenon as timeless lucas proposes in his films the possibility that, similar to what occurred in the past, american democracy could also implode, transforming itself into fascism – not through a military coup or enemy. George lucas, far left, on set of 'electronic labyrinth' from when he was a film student at usc you can stream electronic labyrinh: thx 1138 4eb on dust’s facebook page from now until december 14.
So in a way, george [lucas] had kind of fostered the creation of photoshop” videogames lucasarts, the videogame arm of george lucas' empire, was founded in 1982. George lucas (born may 14, 1944) is a film director known for the star wars and indiana jones franchises george lucas served as the prop master for phil gasmer's thesis film after damien darhk and malcolm merlyn attacked their set, george lucas dropped out of film school.