Camera, Film, & Tape
Wrote and directed the remake of "Pete's Dragon."
Wrote and directed the atmospheric crime drama "Ain't Them Bodies Saints."
Wrote and directed his breakthrough hit with the drama "St. Nick."
Wrote, directed, and edited his first short film, "Lullaby" shortly after graduating from high school.
Is the eldest of nine children.
Asked his cast and crew on "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" to watch Robert Altman's "McHabe and Mrs. Miller" to prepare for the film.