Miguel Arteta

Director
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Born: 11/30/1963 in San JuanPR

Filmography

Director (14)

Enlightened 1999 - 2000, 2011 - 2012, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Freaks and Geeks 1999 - 2000, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Getting On 1999 - 2000, 2011 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Snoops 1999 - 2000, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Every Day Is a Beautiful Day 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

American Horror Story 2011 (Tv Show)

Director

Cedar Rapids 2011 (Movie)

(Director)

Youth in Revolt 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

Are you the Favorite Person of Anybody? 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

The Good Girl 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Six Feet Under 2001 (Tv Show)

Director

Chuck and Buck 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

Star Maps 1997 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (4)

Digging for Fire 2015 (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

Youth in Revolt 2010 (Movie)

Illegal Immigrant #2 (Actor)

In Good Company 2004 (Movie)

Globecom Technician (Actor)

The Inside Reel: Digital Filmmaking 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (2)

Star Maps 1997 (Movie)

(From Story)

Star Maps 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (2)

We Are the Mods 2008 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Motel 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)
Production Management (1)

Q&A 1990 (Movie)

location coordinator assistant (Location Assistant)

EDUCATION

Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts
studied in the documentary program; attended for two years before transferring to Wesleyan

AFI Conservatory

Los Angeles , California 1993

Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute

1990

Wesleyan University

Middletown , Connecticut 1989

Milestones

2014

Directed "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Day."

2002

Reteamed with White on "The Good Girl," starring Jennifer Aniston

2000

Second feature, the digitally shot "Chuck & Buck", scripted by and starring Mike White; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival

1997

Feature directorial and screenwriting debut, "Star Maps"

1996

Invited to participate in the Sundance Institute Writer's Lab; worked on a script "Ball and Chain" with Ron Nyswaner

1993

Directed AFI thesis film "Lucky Peach"

1991

Worked as a second camera assistant to Jonathan Demme on "Cousin Bobby"

1990

Was location coordinator assistant on Sidney Lumet's "Q & A"

1990

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

Bonus Trivia

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Was expelled from high school in Costa Rica.

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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).

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