About

Phil is one of America’s top comedy writers and directors, working with people like Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Felicity Jones, Bill Nighy, Bill Bailey, Will Forte, Andy Samburg, Rob Lowe, Christian Slater, Courtenay Cox, Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, the entire cast of Modern Family...

His TV work includes directing over 80 episodes of primetime comedy - including Modern Family, Last Man On Earth, Brooklyn 99, Life In Pieces, The Middle, Fresh Off The Boat, Black-ish, Raising Hope, Breaking In, Suburgatory, Cougar Town, Men Of A Certain Age and The Grinder. He also directed the pilots for Enlisted and Uncle Buck.

Phil has directed two feature films - All About Steve (starring Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper) and Chalet Girl (starring Felicity Jones, Bill Nighy and Bill Bailey).

Phil began his career in London in the mid-90s on the cult British TV show The Big Breakfast, before directing C4’s sketch show Spoons. He went on to direct commercials (Sony Playstation), music videos (The Bees) and a series of award-winning short films - Hiccup, Dangle, Post and Flipped. 

Phil was born in New Jersey, but moved to the UK when he was six. After getting a First in English at Newcastle University, Phil worked in London before moving to Los Angeles. He now lives in Santa Monica with his wife and three loud kids. 

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