Spike Jonze is a director, producer, screenwriter and photographer whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television. In the beginning of his career, he was a founding photographer for skateboard magazine Homeboy and also published work in Transworld Skateboarding. He is currently the creative director of Vice Media, Inc. and part owner of skateboard company Girl Skateboards.
Filmography includes Being John Malkovich (1999) and Adaptation (2002), both written by Charlie Kaufman, and then began making movies with screenplays of his own like Where the Wild Things Are (2009) and Her (2013).
He has been nominated for four Academy Awards: Best Director for Being John Malkovich, and Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Song (“The Moon Song”) for Her. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay, the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, and the 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Her.