Francis Lawrence is a multi-talented identity and a multi professional wiki. Born on 26th of March in the year 1971, today he has reached the age of 44. He is today renowned as a film director, producer, television producer, director as well as a music video director. But still he is best known for directing 3 of the 4 movies in the ‘Hunger Games film series’.
Born to his American parents in a place called Vienna situated in Austria, his mother is V.P. Technology at a PR agency whereas her father is a theoretical physicist who taught at California state university. When he reached the age of 3, they moved to Los Angeles. As a grown up, he served as a second assistant camera on the feature “Pump Up The Volume” which was directed by the director named Allan Moyle who was focused to getting his degree of bachelors in film production at ‘Loyola Marymount University’ which was a film school itself. As his 1st work, he worked for an AD on the feature “Marching out of Time”, directed by Anton Vassil in the year 1993.
Later, he joined his ex-classmate named Mile Rosen so as to co-direct music videos. He directed his very 1st music video for Michael Blakey who is the president of Atico Records and also Tidal Force drummer. Very soon, Lawrence became well known for his imaginative and original visual directing style and music video scripts. He then slowly joined a new production company and his career as a music video director started when he started to work with Rihanna, Britney Spears, Green Day, The Black Eyed Peas, Avril Lavigne, Jay-Z, Janet Jackson, Aerosmith, Jennifer Lopez, Fastball, Lady Gaga, Shakira, Pink, Missy Eliot and En Vogue. He has also directed large number of commercials for Coca-Cola, Calvin Klein, L’oreal, Pesi-Cola, Disneyland, Maybelline, Bacardi, GAP, McDonald’s, Cover Girl and Oldsmobile. His film debut was ‘Constantine’ which was released in the year 2005 and purely based on the comic book called Hellblazer. He directed the movie called ‘I am Legend’ along with Will Smith. He directed ‘Water for Elephants’ in the year 2011.
He also directed as well as executive produced the pilot episode of the paranormal series called ‘Touch’. He even won a Grammy award for the title of ‘Best Music Video’ for Lady Gaga’s music video of ‘Bad Romance’. In April 2012, ‘Lionsgate films’ announced that Lawrence had been selected to direct the movie which is a story from a novel ‘Catching Fire’. The book and the movie were the sequel of the major hit, ‘The Hunger Games’ which starred Jennifer Lawrence. The movie was written by Suzanne Collins and produced by Gary Ross. Later, Francis was officially confirmed as the director for the movie on 3rd of May in the year 2012. He finally again reunited to direct the two final parts of the Hunger Games series: Mockingjay I and Mockingjay II which were released on 2014 and 2015 respectively.
He is time and again linked with his girlfriend, Jennifer Lawrence but he has still not confirmed and provided any information about their marriage and getting married to the media. But the couple has been dating from very long. He is not a gay though he has no wife yet. The director has achieved a great height of success in his very early age with all his successful assignments. He has always tried to improve his work and make his name better. He has earned the net worth of $1 million dollars. He is widely followed in Instagram and Twitter.