9:00 am Wednesday, December 28th
J.J. Abrams was born in New York City on June 27, 1966, and started screenwriting during his college days. He has created several hit TV series, including Felicity, Alias, Lost and Fringe. He helmed 2006’s Mission Impossible III and the 2009 revamping of Star Trek. Abrams also directed Super 8, Star Trek Into Darkness and the humongous blockbuster Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.
11:00 am Wednesday, December 28th
Born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Steven Spielberg was an amateur filmmaker as a child. He went on to become the enormously successful and Academy Award-winning director of such films as Schindler's List, The Color Purple, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can, Lincoln and Bridge of Spies. In 1994, he co-founded the studio Dreamworks SKG, which was purchased by Paramount Pictures in 2005.