Spike Jonze

Filmmaker

Spike Jonze won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his 2013 film, Her, about a man falling in love with an operating system. His first full-length directorial effort, Being John Malkovich, earned him an Academy Award nomination. He also directed Where the Wild Things Are, which grossed over $70 million worldwide. Jonze got one of his first big breaks making the video for the Beastie Boys song "Sabotage."