David Fincher, The Social Network
Filmmaker David Fincher is nominated this year for The Social Network, about the founding of Facebook and the legal battles that have followed CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Fincher won a Best Director Golden Globe® for his work on The Social Network.
Best known for his dark, haunting films—who can forget the final scene in his 1995 hit Se7en?—Fincher got his start producing some of the most spirited and entertaining music videos of the 90s, including Madonna's ???Vogue,??? Aerosmith's ???Janie's Got a Gun??? and George Michael's ???Freedom '90.??? After making the switch to film, Fincher made his mark on Hollywood with films like Fight Club, The Game and Panic Room. Fincher earned his first Oscar® nomination in 2009 for his work on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.