Sergei Eisenstein was a prominent Soviet film theorist and film director. He was a pioneer in the practice and theory of montage. He is well-known for his silent films ‘October: Ten Days That Shook The World,’ ‘Strike,’ and ‘Battleship Potemkin,’ which was critically acclaimed across the globe. He is also known for historical epics like ‘Ivan the Terrible’ and ‘Alexander Nevsky.’ He began his acting career in theatre where he worked for Proletkult. In 1930, he arrived in Hollywood on behalf of ‘Paramount Pictures,’ but he failed to impress the studio’s producers and had to return to Moscow. Some of his noteworthy works include ‘Ivan The Terrible, Part II: The Boyar’s Plot,’ ‘The General Line,’ ‘iQue viva Mexico!,’ and ‘Thunder Over Mexico,’ amongst various others.