Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola Behind the Scenes of Youth With out Youth

Francis Ford Coppola has won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1970.

"The Godfather" won three Academy Awards and brought a gangster style to the movie industry.

The movie was honored by the public and critics which later lead to the winnings of awards.

Francis Ford Coppola Cover of The Godfather

Coppola won his second Oscar Award for the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay which was collaborated with Mario Puzo.

He also was nominated for Best Director in "The Godfather".

In 1974, Coppola won the Academy Award for Best Picture on the film "The Godfather Part ll".

"The Godfather Part ll" was the first sequel to win an award in the history of the Academy Awards.

Francis Ford Coppola Scene in The Godfather

Coppola wrote, directed, and produced "The Conversation". In 1974, he won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

In 1979, Coppola directed Apocalypse Now which was known to have an extensive production.

The "Apolcalypse Now" won a Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1979.

In the history of the Palme d'Or awards, Coppola is one of the few film directors to win an award.

Coppola attended Hofstra College majoring in theater arts in year of 1955.

He received an scholarship in playwriting which later sparked his interest in directing theater.

Coppola received three D.H.Lawrence Awards for theatrical direction and production.

He also received a Beckerman Award for his work and role in the theater arts division.

Coppola later attended UCLA Film School where he directed a short film "The Two Christophers" which was based on horror.

Francis Ford Coppola, "Jeepers Creepers", "Youth Without Youth", "The Bling Ring", "Twixt" 

Francis Ford Coppola Cover of Apocalypse Now

"Ayamonn the Terrible" was a film that portrayed sculptor's nightmares coming to life.

In 1962, Coppola directed a softcore comedy called "Tonight for Sure". He edited a German film called "Mit Eva fing die Sunde".

Coppola emphasized his own interest which sparked him to add new 3-D color footage to the film.

He received a director's and writer's credit for "The Bellboy and the Playgirls". 

In 2001, Coppola produced the film "Jeepers Creepers". In 2003, he produced "Jeepers Creepers 2" and "Marie Antoinette" in 2006.

In 2007, Coppola produced, directed, and played as the screenwriter for "Youth Without Youth" (2007) and "Tetro"(2009).

Francis Ford Coppola Scene of Fire in the Apocalypse Now

In 2010, he fulfilled the duties as a screenwriter in "Somewhere" and "On the Road"(2011).

In 2011, Coppola had many roles in the "Twixt" such as the director, screenwriter, and producer. In 2013, his role was the screenwriter in the film "The Bling Ring".

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