New York University
Walt Whitman High School
The legal drama "The Judge" offers a major change in direction.
Co-wrote screenplay of action fantasy film "Jack the Giant Slayer," directed by Bryan Singer
Directed "The Change-Up," starring Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman
Again directed Vaughn in "Fred Claus"
Directed Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn in comedy "Wedding Crashers"
Directed first A-list action comedy "Shanghai Knights"
Helmed first feature film, dark comedy "Clay Pigeons"; starred Vince Vaughn and Joaquin Phoenix
First screenwriting credit, camp slasher "Ice Cream Man"
Won several national and international awards for NYU thesis film "57th Street Serenade"
Served as assistant to production manager on John Schlesinger's film "The Believers"
Worked for Warner Bros. development division
Made a name for himself directing television commercials and music videos
Moved to Los Angeles, CA to pursue career as a director