Critically acclaimed screenwriter best known for his long-time working relationship with renowned director Tim Burton. Some of his more well known credits include Go, Big Fish, Titan A.E., and the Charlie's Angels films.
He earned his bachelors degree in journalism from the Drake University and followed with his masters in film from the University of Southern California.
He became co-host of Scriptnotes alongside Craig Mazin, a weekly podcast dedicated to the film and screenwriting industry. He also founded Quote-Unquote Apps, a tech company geared towards creating software for authors and screenwriters.
He married his husband Michael in 2008 and the pair have a daughter who was born in 2005.