A conversation with filmmaker Miguel Arteta

February 15, 2021

Join us on Wednesday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m. EDT for a conversation with filmmaker Miguel Arteta.

Miguel Arteta is a Puerto Rican filmmaker living in Los Angeles. 

He studied film at the Wesleyan Film Program with Jeanine Basinger. His first three features, Star Maps (1997), Chuck & Buck (2000), and The Good Girl (2002), all premiered and found distribution at the Sundance Film Festival. He then made Youth In Revolt (2009) with Michael Cera, Cedar Rapids (2011) with Ed Helms and John C. Reilly, and Beatriz at Dinner (2017) written by Mike White starring Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, and Connie Britton. 

His latest feature Duck Butter, with Alia Shawkat, Laia Costa, and Mark and Jay Duplass, won the Best Actress award at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and is available on iTunes. 

His TV work includes Freaks and Geeks, Six Feet Under, Enlightened, American Horror Story; HBO’s Getting On and Succession, created by Adam McKay; and Forever for Amazon, created by Alan Yang.

He was awarded an Independent Spirit Award for his work on Chuck & Buck.

Link to the Zoom session.
Meeting ID: 977 4031 1440
Passcode: 656230

This event is free and open to the public and is part of the Department of Performing and Media Arts' Professional Directions series, which invites industry experts to speak about their career journeys as screenwriters, playwrights, editors, producers, directors, theatre critics, dramaturgs, and more.

Miguel Arteta