He’s one of the most successful and influential filmmakers who ever lived, so we’ve made a showcase video of Steven Spielberg’s greatest ever shots. For more great video content, please subscribe to our YouTube channel.
In a career spanning almost 50 years, Steven Spielberg has made an impact on cinema like few other filmmakers. The creator of the summer blockbuster, a 3-time Oscar winner, and the highest-grossing director in film history, he’s the most powerful figure in the last 50 years of Hollywood and has constantly pushed the movie industry into new, big-spectacle territory.
Spielberg’s genius for visual flair is unparalleled and, working with some of the great cinematographers like Vilmos Zsigmond, Dean Cundey, and Janusz Kamiński, he has created some of the most iconic and indelible images the medium has produced. To celebrate the work of one of the true greats, we’ve pulled together a compilation video of the greatest shots from Steven Spielberg’s filmography. From Duel (1971) to Ready Player One (2018), this video covers 5 decades worth of magical movies. Enjoy!
Spielberg movies are often associated with strong characterisations and powerful emotional beats, and he stands out in those areas, but it is in his talent for creating – and his understanding of – the moving image where Spielberg truly excels. From his gift for blocking a scene, through his unmatched eye for incredible imagery, to “the Spielberg face”, he has evoked awe and wonder in generations of cinema-goers, and inspired filmmakers everywhere to strive for pure, cinematic, visual storytelling.
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