Spike Jonze

<b>Resume:</b> Before making a name for himself as an irreverent film director with "Being <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB004182" title="John Malkovich" href="/topic/entertainment/theater/john-malkovich-PECLB004182.topic">John Malkovich</a>," Jonze was an in-demand video director in the '90s. His  innovative music videos include <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiIC5qcXeNU">" <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0004494" title="Buddy Holly" href="/topic/entertainment/music/buddy-holly-PECLB0004494.topic">Buddy Holly</a>"</a> by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005437" title="Weezer (music group)" href="/topic/entertainment/music/weezer-%28music-group%29-PECLB005437.topic">Weezer</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003718" title="Fatboy Slim" href="/topic/entertainment/music/fatboy-slim-PECLB003718.topic">Fatboy Slim</a>'s <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ULVQOneeZE">"Praise You."</a><br>
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<b>Best work:</b> Jonze won best direction at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, but his feature films have also been well-received, with "Being John Malkovich" and "Adaptation" each receiving multiple Oscar nominations. He is currently working on the film adaption to " <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000137351" title="Where the Wild Things Are (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/where-the-wild-things-are-%28movie%29-ENMV000137351.topic">Where the Wild Things Are</a>."
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Resume: Before making a name for himself as an irreverent film director with "Being John Malkovich," Jonze was an in-demand video director in the '90s. His innovative music videos include " Buddy Holly" by Weezer and Fatboy Slim's "Praise You."

Best work: Jonze won best direction at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards, but his feature films have also been well-received, with "Being John Malkovich" and "Adaptation" each receiving multiple Oscar nominations. He is currently working on the film adaption to " Where the Wild Things Are."

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