Martin Scorsese is a director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film historian whose career spans more than 45 years. With eight Best Director nominations, he is the most nominated living director, and is tied with Billy Wilder for the second most nominations overall. In 2006, he won the Best Director Oscar for The Departed.
He is a prolific director with such landmark films at Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1983), Goodfellas (1990), Casino (1995), Gangs of New York (2002) and most recently The Wolf of Wall Street (2013).
In 2014, Scorsese was the honored speaker for Tisch Salute where he spoke of his experience as a student at NYU Film (then called the Department of Motion Pictures, Television and Radio).