George Lucas is considered one of the greatest film designers of all time because of his production company "LucasFilms" which is how he created all of the Star Wars movies and the Star Wars the Clone Wars TV show. George Lucas was born in Modesto, California May 14, 1944. George did not want to be a film producer at first in his life, he actually wanted to be a Race car driver which is what nearly killed him. after His near death experience he decided to film movies and he was a USC graduate student who was awarded a scholarship by Warner Brothers. this is what got his film career started.