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Phil is a leading comedy director and producer.

In TV, Phil has directed over 70 episodes of primetime American network shows, including the pilot episodes of ‘Enlisted’ (Fox) and ‘Uncle Buck’ (ABC).

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

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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FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
CHALET GIRL
Project details:
Felicity Jones, Bill Nighy
Production (role):
ALL ABOUT STEVE
Project details:
Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper
TELEVISION
Production (role):
SPEECHLESS
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
MARY AND JANE
Company:
MTV
Production (role):
THE MIDDLE
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
UNCLE BUCK
Company:
ABC
Project details:
Pilot
Production (role):
COOPER BARRETT
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
LIFE IN PIECES
Company:
CBS
Production (role):
REAL O'NEALS
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
MODERN FAMILY
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
FRESH OFF THE BOAT
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
THE GRINDER
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
BROOKLYN 99
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
LAST MAN ON EARTH
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
BLACK-ISH
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
A TO Z
Company:
NBC
Production (role):
SELFIE
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
ENLISTED
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
BAMBI COTTAGES
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
SUBURGATORY
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
WEDDING BAND
Company:
TBS
Production (role):
JANE BY DESIGN
Company:
ABC Family
Production (role):
BENT
Company:
NBC
Production (role):
RAISING HOPE
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
MEN OF CERTAIN AGE
Company:
TNT
Production (role):
BREAKING IN
Company:
FOX
Production (role):
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
Company:
ABC Family
Production (role):
COUGAR TOWN
Company:
ABC
Production (role):
MY BOYS
Company:
TBS
Production (role):
KATH AND KIM
Company:
NBC
Production (role):
WORST WEEK
Company:
CBS
SHORT FILM
Production (role):
PING
Project details:
Starring Kristen Schaal
Production (role):
DANGLE
Production (role):
FLIPPED
Production (role):
POST
Production (role):
HICCUP

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  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): CHALET GIRL
    Project details: Felicity Jones, Bill Nighy
  • Production (role): ALL ABOUT STEVE
    Project details: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper
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    Company
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  • Production (role): SPEECHLESS
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): MARY AND JANE
    Company: MTV
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  • Production (role): THE MIDDLE
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): UNCLE BUCK
    Company: ABC
    Project details: Pilot
  • Production (role): COOPER BARRETT
    Company: FOX
    Project details:
  • Production (role): LIFE IN PIECES
    Company: CBS
    Project details:
  • Production (role): REAL O'NEALS
    Company: ABC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): MODERN FAMILY
    Company: ABC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): FRESH OFF THE BOAT
    Company: ABC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE GRINDER
    Company: FOX
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  • Production (role): BROOKLYN 99
    Company: FOX
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  • Production (role): LAST MAN ON EARTH
    Company: FOX
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  • Production (role): BLACK-ISH
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): A TO Z
    Company: NBC
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  • Production (role): SELFIE
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): ENLISTED
    Company: FOX
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  • Production (role): BAMBI COTTAGES
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): SUBURGATORY
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): WEDDING BAND
    Company: TBS
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  • Production (role): JANE BY DESIGN
    Company: ABC Family
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  • Production (role): BENT
    Company: NBC
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  • Production (role): RAISING HOPE
    Company: FOX
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  • Production (role): MEN OF CERTAIN AGE
    Company: TNT
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  • Production (role): BREAKING IN
    Company: FOX
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  • Production (role): 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU
    Company: ABC Family
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  • Production (role): COUGAR TOWN
    Company: ABC
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  • Production (role): MY BOYS
    Company: TBS
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  • Production (role): KATH AND KIM
    Company: NBC
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  • Production (role): WORST WEEK
    Company: CBS
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  • Production (role)
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  • Production (role): PING
    Project details: Starring Kristen Schaal
  • Production (role): DANGLE
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  • Production (role): FLIPPED
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  • Production (role): POST
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  • Production (role): HICCUP
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