Martin Scorseses extensive film making career means he can take credit, not just for creating some of the most innovative techniques in American cinema, but also for inspiring the next generation of filmmakers. 40:54 Martin began his career by completing a film major at New York University and proudly screened his final short film. The Big Shave caught the eye of producer Roger Corman who offered Martin a job. 41:08 He had made it into the industry impressing both critics and audiences with his emotional editing. In 2003 he was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The stars location, right in front of the home of the Academy Awards, seemed fitting for the award winning filmmaker. 41:30 From his early films to those of today, Martin has never been short of actors eager to work with him. 41:37 SOT When Martin Scorsese calls, you just say if you want me to sweep out the hall, I’ll do it. He’s changed the language of cinema in the time that has been working in it. 41:49 Martin is known for embedding his own experiences into his films, exploring his Italian-American heritage and examining themes built around redemption and sin. He is also known for his passion towards his craft which shines though during his animated interviews. 42:09 In 2007 his hard work in the industry was finally rewarded with cinemas most coveted prize. After six nominations for directing Martin finally took an academy award home.
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