Ball in July 2014
|Alma mater||FSU College of Motion Picture Arts|
|Occupation||Film director, visual effects artist, graphic artist|
Wes Ball (born October 28, 1980) is an American film director, visual effects artist and graphic artist. He attended Crescent City Jr./Sr. High School and graduated in 1999. He graduated from the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts with a BFA in 2002. He is best known for directing the 2014 film The Maze Runner, based on James Dashner's novel. Ball also directed the sequel, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, which opened in theaters on September 18, 2015, and the third film, Maze Runner: The Death Cure.
Ball is attached to direct a film adaptation of Fall of Gods, a crowdfunded illustrated novel from Denmark-based Mood Studios.
|2014||The Maze Runner||Yes||Directorial Debut|
|2015||Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials||Yes||executive|
|2018||Maze Runner: The Death Cure||Yes||Yes|
|2002||Jacob: The Movie||Yes||Yes|
|A Work in Progress||Yes||Yes||Yes|
- McKaig, Nick (September 23, 2014). "#1 Box Office film directed by FSU Film alum". Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
- Taylor, Ella (9 September 2014). "Film Review: 'The Maze Runner'". Variety. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
- Kit, Borys (August 25, 2015). "'Maze Runner' Director to Tackle Norse Mythology With 'Fall of Gods' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
- McNary, Dave; Chi, Paul (September 16, 2015). "Wes Ball Returning to Direct Third 'Maze Runner'". Variety. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
- Foutch, Haleigh (April 6, 2018). "Wes Ball Discusses His 'Mouse Guard' Adaptation, Says It Will Probably Be His Next Movie". Collider. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
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