Phil Joanou
Date of Birth
Nov 20, 1961

Biography

After a high-profile start, film school grad and Steven Spielberg protégé Phil Joanou's Hollywood movie career faltered and he opted for the independent film route to recharge himself in the late '90s. Inspired by Jaws (1975), the teenage Joanou started noodling with his father's Super-8 camera, creating increasingly elaborate movies with his friends. At the University of Southern California's...