Miguel Arteta

Filmmaker

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 and starring Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, and Connie Britton. DUCK BUTTER, with Alia Shawkat, Laia Costa, Mark and Jay Duplass, won the Best Actress award at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and is available on Netflix. His TV work includes FREAKS AND GEEKS, SIX FEET UNDER, ENLIGHTENED, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, and SUCCESSION for HBO. He was awarded an Independent Spirit Award for his work on Chuck & Buck.