|Napoleon Dynamite||2012 2012||Voice||Dan||20126|
|Napoleon Dynamite||2012 2012||Voice||n/a||20126|
|Napoleon Dynamite||2012 2011 - 2012||Voice||Festor||20126|
|Untitled (Relativity / Armored Car Project)||2015||Director||n/a||4|
|Napoleon Dynamite||2012 2011 - 2012||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|Gentlemen Broncos||2009||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|Napoleon Dynamite||2012 2011 - 2012||Writer||n/a||1|
|Peluca||2002||Director of Photography||n/a||1|
|Wrote and directed the short comedy "Peluca" while still a film student at BYU; screened at the Slamdance Film Festival|
|Directed Jack Black in the comedy "Nacho Libre" about a mexican cook who hits the wrestling circuit; also co-wrote and produced|
|Helmed the critically acclaimed comedy "Napoleon Dynamite"; received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Feature|
|Jerusha Hess||Wife||met while attending BYU together|
|Brigham Young University|
|"Hey, we are from middle America, and these are our lives. That doesn't mean things aren't funny," Hess said. "I wonder if a remark like that is a reflection of a reviewer's own condescension. I don't feel like we are being too sophisticated. You look back at high school, no matter where you are from, and it is a level playing field. Everyone is awkward."---Hess, commenting on a reviewer who suggested the movie (Napoleon Dynamite) was making fun of heartland Americans to MTV.com, June, 14, 2004.|
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