Director of the 2008 Sundance hit film August. He also directed XX/XY, a 2002 film that starred Mark Ruffalo.
He studied psychology at Sarah Lawrence College and film at the State University of New York at Purchase.
He co-produced the popular 2007 film Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.
He was married to Morena Baccarin from 2011 to 2016. He has a son named Julius.
He worked with director Sidney Lumet on Before the Devil Knows You're Dead.