In 1996, Anderson started his career with the critically praised film, Bottle Rocket. Soon after, with the support of major directors of the industry, Anderson created other films such as Rushmore, Royal Tenenbaums, and The Life Aquatic to name a few.
Born on May 1, 1969 in Houston, Texas, Anderson was the 3rd son of Melver Anderson and Texas Ann. At the age of 8, He began film-making as a hobby and soon pursed it with homemade films and skits.
In 1987, Anderson graduated from St. John's School and soon enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin where he earned a degree in Philosophy.
Who is Wes Anderson?
1996 MTV Best New Filmmaker Award
Oscar Nominations for The Royal Tenenbaums and The Darjeeling Limited.
Oscar win for Grand Budapest Hotel. Academy Award nomination for Isle of Dogs.
The 2018 - 2019 DGA rate for a film whose budget is less than $11 million for 27 days is approximately $19,623 per week.
The approximate total profit made in a 27 day shoot would be around $60,000.
A large part of the budget is used for the pay of both the director and film crew members.