Gore Verbinski

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  • Birth Name: Gregor Verbinski
  • Birth Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter
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  • Played guitar in the punk band the Daredevils, alongside Bad Religion guitarist/Epitaph Records founder Brett Gurewitz and Vandals/A Perfect Circle drummer Josh Freese.
  • Has directed videos for Bad Religion, psychedelic hard rockers Monster Magnet and grunge-punk group L7.
  • Created the popular 1995 Budweiser "croaking frogs" commercial, for which he won a Cannes advertising Silver Lion award.
  • Made his feature-film directorial debut with the 1997 family comedy Mousehunt, starring Nathan Lane.
  • His 2003 box-office smash Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Director.

Awards

  • 2012, Producers Guild Awards — Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Pictures: Nominee
  • 2011, Oscar — Best Animated Feature Film: Winner
  • 2012, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Animated Film: Winner

College

  • University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, California, United States (BFA in Film, 1987)

Details

  • Birth Name: Gregor Verbinski
  • Birth Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter