Filmmaking Tips from the Marvel Directors We look at what it takes to become a member of the MCU directors club. Over the span of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there have been 18 films divided up into 3 phases, directed by 15 different individuals. While they’ve all essentially worked toward an overarching story, each director has carried his own personal vision to his film and characters, along with some level of success for having done so. Below we’ve compiled an epic list of 15 tips, one each from all of the MCU directors through Avengers: Infinity War.