BRIAN DE PALMA
Palma an American film director and screenwriter. In a career spanning over 40 years, he is probably best known for his suspense and crime thriller films. He directed successful and popular films such as Carrie, Dressed to kill, scarface, The Untouchables, Carlito's way, and Mission Impossible.
There are many more influential directors I could talk about but I picked the main directors I thought stood out and really achieved something. Knowing the directors and what they done will help me think about what sort of things to consider in my opening scene such as the atmosphere (dark and mysterious)