Wes Anderson is an American Academy Award nominated writer, producer, and director of films and commercials.
Anderson studied philosophy at the University of Texas, where he met future collaborator Owen Wilson. After making a short, 10-minute version of “Bottle Rocket”, Anderson and Wilson attracted the notice of producer James L. Brooks who encouraged the duo. With his help they were able to get their short film into Sundance and secured funding for the feature-length version of Bottle Rocket”. Anderson films includes “Rushmore”, “The Royal Tenenbaums” and “The Life Aquatic”.