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Encyclopedia > Spike Jonze
Spike Jonze

Jonze holding a producer credit for The 1 Second Film in October 2004
Born Adam Spiegel
October 22, 1969 (1969-10-22) (age 38)
Rockville, Maryland
Spouse(s) Sofia Coppola (1999-2003)

Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel October 22, 1969) is an American director of music videos and commercials, and an Academy Award-nominated director and producer in film and television, most notably the 1999 film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation., both written by Charlie Kaufman. He is also credited as a co-creator of MTV's Jackass. Spike Jones For the music video and film director, see Spike Jonze. ... The 1 Second Film is a non-profit collaborative animation project that brings together thousands of people around the world as supporters in the hopes to raise money for the Global Fund for Women. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Location in the State of Maryland Coordinates: , Country State County Montgomery Founded 1717 Incorporated 1860 Government  - Mayor Larry Giammo Area  - Total 13. ... Sofia Carmina Coppola (born May 14, 1971) is an American film director, actress, producer and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. ... is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... A music video (also video clip, promo) is a short film or video meant to present a visual representation of a popular music song. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Being John Malkovich is a 1999 film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze. ... The year 2002 in film involved some significant events. ... For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Jonze was born Adam Spiegel in Rockville, Maryland, and raised in Bethesda, Maryland. His father, Arthur Spiegel III, was a distant relation of the Spiegel catalog family and founded APM Management Consultants. His mother, Sandy Granzow, is a publicist, writer (Our Dream: A World Free of Poverty, Oxford University Press and the World Bank), communications consultant in developing countries, and artist (MFA candidate, School of Visual Arts, 2007).[1] His brother Sam (aka Squeak E. Clean) is a producer and DJ. Jonze attended Walt Whitman High School. Location in the State of Maryland Coordinates: , Country State County Montgomery Founded 1717 Incorporated 1860 Government  - Mayor Larry Giammo Area  - Total 13. ... Bethesda is an urbanized, but unincorporated, area in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a church located there, the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, built in 1820 and rebuilt in 1850, which in turn took its name from Jerusalems Pool of Bethesda. ... Spiegel Catalog, Inc. ... Oxford University Press (OUP) is a highly-respected publishing house and a department of the University of Oxford in England. ... The World Bank logo The World Bank (the Bank) is a part of the World Bank Group (WBG), is a bank that makes loans to developing countries for development programs with the stated goal of reducing poverty. ... In the United States, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) is a terminal graduate degree in an area of visual, plastic, literary or performing arts typically requiring two to three years of study beyond the bachelor level. ... The School of Visual Arts (SVA), is an art school in Manhattan, New York City and is one of the nations leading independent colleges of art and design. ... Sam Spiegel, also known as Squeak E. Clean, is a Jewish American producer/DJ/composer from New York (originally from Bethesda, Maryland). ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... For the school in South Huntington, New York, see Walt Whitman High School, South Huntington. ...


Jonze fronted Club Homeboy, an international BMX club, with Mark "Lew" Lewman and Andy Jenkins, both co-editors of Freestylin' Magazine in the mid- to late 1980s. The three also created the youth culture magazine Homeboy and Dirt, described as "Sassy Magazine for boys". Jonze was interviewed in "Joe Kid on a Stingray," the 2006 documentary on the history of BMX. Sassy Magazine is a defunct cult fave teen magazine. ... A BMX race. ...


Career

In 2006, he was nominated by the Directors Guild of America for "Outstanding Achievement in Commercials in 2005." He was nominated for a body of work that included "Hello Tomorrow" for Adidas, "Penguin" for Miller Beer, and "Pardon Our Dust" for The Gap. He was a producer and co-creator of MTV television series Jackass and Jackass: The Movie, also directing some of the segments. Jonze has acted in some videos and films; his most prominent role was in Three Kings as the sweet, dimwitted, casually racist Conrad, in which he was directed by friend David O. Russell. Director Guild of America building on Sunset Boulevard. ... This article is about the company. ... Miller Brewing is a large American piss maker based in Milwaukee. ... This article is about the retail clothing company. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Jackass is a half-hour television series, originally shown on MTV and first produced in 1999 in which a group of grown men do various humiliating, dangerous and/or ridiculous stunts for fun. ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... Three Kings is a 1999 American film written and directed by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a gold heist in the style of Kellys Heroes. ... David O. Russell David Owen Russell (born 20 August 1958 in New York) is an American film director and screenwriter. ...


Jonze was also a co-founder and editor of Dirt magazine along with Mark Lewman and Andy Jenkins, as well as an editor for Grand Royal Magazine and senior photographer for Transworld Skateboarding. In the past, Jonze shot skateboard videos, most notably Blind skateboard company's Video Days in 1991. He also co-directed the Girl Skateboards film Yeah Right! and the Chocolate Skateboards video Hot Chocolate. In the closing credits montage of Yeah Right! Spike is shown doing a nollie heelflip in loafers. He is also co-owner of Girl Skateboards. Sassy Magazine is a defunct cult fave teen magazine. ... Grand Royal Records is the record label setup by The Beastie Boys and Capitol Records in 1992, after they left Def Jam Records. ... Transworld Skateboarding is a skateboarding magazine owned by AOL Time Warner. ... A standard skateboard 1970s surfer print fiberglass skateboard A skateboard is a four wheeled platform used for the activity of skateboarding. ... Blind is a skateboarding company. ... Video Days was a skateboarding video by Blind Skateboards released in 1991. ... Girl Skateboards is a Torrance, California based skateboarding company that was started in 1993 by Rick Howard, Mike Carroll and Spike Jonze. ...


Jonze has many alter egos, which have included Richard Koufey (alternately spelled Coufey or Couffe), the leader of the Torrance Community Dance Group, an urban troupe that performs in public spaces. The Koufey persona appeared when Jonze, in character, filmed himself dancing to Fatboy Slim's "Praise You" as it played on a boombox in a public area. Spike showed the video to Slim, who loved it. Jonze then assembled a group of dancers to perform to Slim's "Praise You," which was taped outside a Westwood, California movie theater. The resulting clip was a huge success, and 'Koufey' and his troupe were invited to New York City to perform the song for the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards. The video received awards for Best Direction, Breakthrough, and Best Choreography, which Jonze accepted, still in character. Jonze made a mockumentary about the experience called Torrance Rises. FatBoy Slim (born Quentin Leo Cook on July 31, 1963,[1] also known as Norman Cook) is a British big beat musician. ... Praise You is a 1998 song by dance/electronic musician Fatboy Slim, also known as Norman Cook, from his second studio album Youve Come a Long Way, Baby. ... Praise You is a 1998 song by dance/electronic musician Fatboy Slim, also known as Norman Cook, from his second studio album Youve Come a Long Way, Baby. ... High-rise buildings line Wilshire Boulevard through the Westwood area Another view of the Westwood skyline Westwood is a district in western Los Angeles, California, not to be confused with Westwood, California. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... Mockumentary (also known as a pseudo-documentary)[1], a portmanteau of mock and documentary, is a film and TV genre, or a single work of the genre. ...


He also has a speaking part along with Dave Eggers in a Beck song entitled The Horrible Fanfare / Landslide / Exoskeleton from his 2006 album, The Information. He appears in the "Exoskeleton" bit. Dave Eggers at the 2005 Hay Festival Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. ... This article is about the musician. ... The Information is the seventh album by Beck, released in October 2006. ...


Currently, Jonze is directing Where the Wild Things Are, which is now in its post-production stages. Where the Wild Things Are is a film adaptation of a Maurice Sendak picture book of the same name. ...


Personal life

Jonze was an avid BMX freestyle rider in his youth. As part of the famous Rockville BMX crew he was known for making fast friends with touring BMX teams that came to town, befriending riders and often touring with them for short periods afterwards. He eventually landed a sponsored ride with Haro Bikes and received limited fame as a BMX personality appearing in many BMX publications such as Freestylin'. He was featured in an early-1990s "Spike-Needs-A-Girlfriend" contest in Christina Kelly's 'What Now' column in Sassy Magazine. His requirements for a girlfriend were: "short hair, clear skin, and good teeth." Haro Bikes is a manufacturer of BMX bikes, parts and accessories. ... Sassy Magazine is a defunct cult fave teen magazine. ...


On June 26, 1999, Jonze married director Sofia Coppola, whom he had known for nearly ten years. On December 5, 2003, the couple filed for divorce, citing "irreconcilable differences." The character of John, a career-driven photographer (Giovanni Ribisi) in Coppola's Lost In Translation (2003), was rumored to be based on Jonze, though Coppola has vehemently denied this. Jonze has since dated Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O, and most recently actress Drew Barrymore. is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Sofia Carmina Coppola (born May 14, 1971) is an American film director, actress, producer and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. ... is the 339th day of the year (340th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Antonino Giovanni Ribisi (born December 17, 1974) is an American actor. ... Lost in Translation is an Academy Award-winning 2003 comedy-drama film. ... Yeah Yeah Yeahs are a Grammy Award-nominated New York City-based rock band. ... Karen Lee Orzołek, better known as Karen O (born November 22, 1978 in South Korea), is the lead vocalist for the New York art punk band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. ...


Filmography

Recent documentaries

From the May 2005 coverage of "Dave Eggers and friends"[2] held at Stanford University: Two short documentaries were presented, one of which was filmed and directed by Spike Jonze. Dave Eggers at the 2005 Hay Festival Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. ... Stanford redirects here. ...


The first video, directed by Jonze, was a 10-15 minute documentary on Al Gore, filmed shortly before the 2000 election. Eggers insisted that if the video, which portrayed a day in the life of Al Gore and his family, had aired during the Democratic National Convention as it was supposed to, there would have been different results in the 2000 presidential election. As of January 2006, Untitled Al Gore Documentary[3][4] has been finally made available to the public. This article is about the former Vice President of the United States. ... (Redirected from 2000 election) List of elections that happened in 2000: Canadian federal election, 2000 - Jean Chrétiens Liberals win third consecutive majority government Greek legislative election, 2000 Taiwan presidential election, 2000 U.S. presidential election, 2000 - George W. Bush becomes president in disputed vote 2000 Toronto election - Mel... Featured at the Democratic National Convention are speeches by prominent party figures. ...


The second video was another politically themed documentary, by Jonze's friend and director David O. Russell. The video's subject matter was the occurrence of soldiers in Iraq raiding houses and stealing money or goods they found inside. The soldiers, who were arrested, wanted to give a full confession and Jonze was given the opportunity to create a short film about the subject. David O. Russell David Owen Russell (born 20 August 1958 in New York) is an American film director and screenwriter. ...


Jonze will appear in the "making of" documentary that accompanies the credits of The 1 Second Film of which he is also a producer. The 1 Second Film is a non-profit collaborative animation project that brings together thousands of people around the world as supporters in the hopes to raise money for the Global Fund for Women. ...


Music videos

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Video

  • Ciao L.A. (director) (1994)
  • An Intimate Look Inside the Acting Process with Ice Cube (director) (1999)
  • What's Up, Fatlip? (director) (2003)
  • The Work of Director Spike Jonze (director) (2003)
  • The Mystery of Dalarö (director) (2004)
  • Corporate Ghost (actor, director) (2004)
  • Tell Me What Rockers to Swallow (cinematographer) (2004)

The Mystery of Dalarö was the title of a promotional campaign from Volvo that occurred during the beginning of 2004. ... Corporate Ghost is a DVD Sonic Youth released with the help of DGC in 2004. ... Tell Me What Rockers To Swallow is a music DVD released by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on October 25, 2004 by Polydor. ... Cameraman redirects here. ...

Film

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... How They Get There is a short film by director Spike Jonze which involves how shoes tied together can become ensnared in telephone wires. ... The Game is a 1997 psychological thriller film directed by David Fincher and produced by Polygram, telling the story of an investment banker who is gifted with prepaid access to a game that integrates in strange ways with his life. ... Being John Malkovich is a 1999 film written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Spike Jonze. ... Three Kings is a 1999 American film written and directed by David O. Russell from a story by John Ridley about a gold heist in the style of Kellys Heroes. ... Torrance Rises is a mockumentary released in 1999. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Human Nature is a 2001 comedy film, written by Charlie Kaufman and directed by Michel Gondry. ... For other uses, see Adaptation (disambiguation). ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... The 1 Second Film is a non-profit collaborative animation project that brings together thousands of people around the world as supporters in the hopes to raise money for the Global Fund for Women. ... Where the Wild Things Are is a film adaptation of a Maurice Sendak picture book of the same name. ...

Television

  • Jackass (creator, executive producer) (2000)
  • Sonic Youth Video Dose (actor) (2004)

Jackass 2(creator, executive producer, and actor) (2006) This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Skate videos

  • "Video Days" for Blind (1991)
  • Mouse (executive producer, director) (1996)
  • Yeah Right! (executive producer, director) (2003)
  • Hot Chocolate! (, director) (2004)
  • The Krooked Chronicles (director, producer, cameo) (2006)
  • "Fully Flared" for Lakai (2007)

Video Days was a skateboarding video by Blind Skateboards released in 1991. ... Blind is a skateboarding company. ... The primary definition of Executive Producer is the person who brings the money together for a motion picture or television production. ... DVD Cover Yeah Right! Is a skateboarding video by Girl Skateboards, directed by Ty Evans and Spike Jonze. ... Lakai is a footwear company based in Torrance, California that creates shoes designed for and inspired by skateboarding. ...

References

  1. ^ Spike Jonze Biography (1969-)
  2. ^ Paly Voice: "Dave Eggers and friends" blends humor, politics, and literature into an excellent performance
  3. ^ http://www.nashvillecitypaper.com/index.cfm?section_id=9&screen=news&news_id=46915
  4. ^ highlights

See also

The Directors Label is a series of DVDs devoted to notable music video directors. ... Cary Cunningham is an acclaimed English music video film director. ... Michel Gondry, 2005 Michel Gondry, born May 8, 1963 (1964 according to some sources), is a French Academy Award winning screenwriter, film, commercial, and music video director noted for his inventive visual style and manipulation of mise en scène. ...

External links

For the in-memory database management system, see In-memory database. ... Cary Cunningham is an acclaimed English music video film director. ... Michel Gondry, 2005 Michel Gondry, born May 8, 1963 (1964 according to some sources), is a French Academy Award winning screenwriter, film, commercial, and music video director noted for his inventive visual style and manipulation of mise en scène. ... This article or section needs a complete rewrite for the reasons listed on the talk page. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Philip John Clapp (born March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee), better known as Johnny Knoxville, is an American comic actor and daredevil. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... For other people with similar-sounding names, see Steve O.. Steve-O (born Stephen Gilchrist Glover on June 13, 1974 in Wimbledon, London, UK) is a daredevil performer and television personality. ... Chris Pontius (born Christopher Andrew Pontius on July 16, 1974 in Pasadena, California) is an American entertainer and daredevil. ... Ryan Dunn (born June 11, 1977 in Medina, Ohio) is an American reality television personality best known for his appearances on Jackass, MTVs Viva La Bam, and Homewrecker. ... Jason Bryant Acuña (born May 16, 1973 in Pisa, Italy[1]), better known as Wee-Man, is one of the stars of Jackass on MTV and the host of NESNs skateboarding show 54321. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dave England, (born December 30, 1969) has appeared on the MTV series Jackass, Jackass: The Movie and Jackass: Number Two. ... Ehren McGhehey (born November 29, 1976 in McMinnville, Oregon) appeared on the MTV show Jackass. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rake Yohn (born Theodore Carl Webb on January 20, 1975 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a member of the CKY Crew and a regular in the CKY Videos, MTVs Viva La Bam and Jackass. ... Chris Raab, credited frequently as Raab Himself (born May 21, 1980 in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania), a member of the CKY Crew, was part of Bams crew on Viva La Bam and appeared in MTVs Jackass, Jackass: The Movie and Haggard. ... Phil in the movie CKY2K Philip Ron Phil Margera (born July 13, 1957 in Concordville, Pennsylvania, United States) is the father of Bam and Jess Margera and younger brother of Vincent Don Vito Margera. ... April Margera (born March 28, 1956 in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, United States) aka Ape to fans of MTVs Viva La Bam, Jackass, and the CKY videos. ... This article is about the animal wrangler. ... Jeff Tremaine is an American film and television producer/director, and, along with Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, one of the creators of MTVs Jackass. ... Dimitry Elyashkevich (ely-osh-kev-ich) (born February 23, 1975 in Minsk, Soviet Union; now Belarus) is the camera operator, cinematographer, producer and director of photography of MTVs Jackass. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Fred Armisen (left) with Lance Bangs Lance Bangs (born September 4, 1972 in Sacramento, California) is a documentary filmmaker and music video director, who has created videos for Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Green Day, the Arcade Fire, the Shins, Belle & Sebastian, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, R.E.M., Mike Watt, Death Cab... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Wildboyz, which debuted in 2003 on MTV and moved to MTV2 in its third season, is a spin-off and follow-up to Jackass. ... Viva La Bam was a reality television series that starred Bam Margera and his crew. ... Homewrecker literally means one who wrecks a home. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Bams Unholy Union is a TV series that aired on MTV and MTV Canada. ... Dr. Steve-O is an upcoming American reality show starring Steve-O. It will air on USA Network. ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... Jackass Number Two is a 2006 comedy. ... Shiloh Greathouse on the cover of the first issue of Big Brother magazine. ... Corona is a song by American punk/alternative trio The Minutemen, which was composed by the bands lead singer and guitarist D. Boon. ... Jackass Number Two is a 2006 comedy. ... From left to right: Brandon Dicamillo, Jess Margera, Rake Yohn, Raab Himself (falling), Bam Margera, and Ryan Dunn make up the core of the CKY Crew. ... The CKY video series is a series of skate videos produced by West Chester, Pennsylvania residents and Jackass stars Bam Margera and Brandon DiCamillo. ...

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Spike Jonze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1048 words)
Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel on October 22, 1969), is an American director of offbeat music videos and commercials, and an Academy Award-nominated director and producer in film and television, most notably the 1999 fl comedy film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation.
Jonze has acted in some videos and films; his most prominent role was in Three Kings as the sweet but dimwitted Conrad, in which he was directed by friend David O. Russell.
Jonze was born in Rockville, Maryland, and raised in Bethesda, Maryland.
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