New York University's Tisch School of the Arts
Hired to co-write and direct "Jurassic World"
Produces and directs "Safety Not Guaranteed" from Connolly's script
Writes, produces and directs the short "Home Base"
Was briefly, and falsely attached to "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" as director.'
In 2015, he appealed the decision to grant writing team Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver a shared "screenplay by" credit alongside his credit with Connolly. The Writers Guild of America initially turned down their appeal, but later recanted and gave Jaffa and Silver a "story by" credit.
Resides in Vermont with his wife and children.