Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute
Directed "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Day."
Reteamed with White on "The Good Girl," starring Jennifer Aniston
Second feature, the digitally shot "Chuck & Buck", scripted by and starring Mike White; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
Feature directorial and screenwriting debut, "Star Maps"
Invited to participate in the Sundance Institute Writer's Lab; worked on a script "Ball and Chain" with Ron Nyswaner
Directed AFI thesis film "Lucky Peach"
Worked as a second camera assistant to Jonathan Demme on "Cousin Bobby"
Was location coordinator assistant on Sidney Lumet's "Q & A"
Short film, "Every Day is a Beautiful Day" premiered at Berlin Film Festival; also nominated for a student Academy Award
Raised in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica
Was expelled from high school in Costa Rica.
Attended Wesleyan University with writer/actor Mike White, with whom he'd collaborate on "Chuck & Buck" (2000), "The Good Girl" (2002), and "Enlightened" (HBO 2011-13).