Date of Birth9 May 1969, Sacramento, California, USA
Birth NameJoseph Aaron Carnahan
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
Hi-speed "zoom in" shots.
Frequently changes the speed of some scenes.
Graduated from Fairfield High School, Fairfield, California in 1987.
Worked in the promotions department at Channel 31 in Sacramento, California.
Named among Fade In Magazine's "100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know" in 2005.
Is the brother of Matthew Michael Carnahan.
Considered a legend in the theatre and film community in his Hometown of Fairfield, CA. Several Plaques are hung in the Film dept of Solano Community College where his journey to greatness began.
For a small time was a student of George Maguire (Fight Club, Leonard Part 6)
Frequently uses rap stars as actors in his movies, Busta Rhymes was in Narc and Alicia Keys and Common were in Smokin Aces.
Usually uses Mauro Fiore as the director of cinematography for his recent films (Ticker and Smokin' Aces).
Was hired to direct "Mission: Impossible III" (2006) but left the project.
Is a fan of the legendary English soccer team Manchester United, aka 'The Red Devils'.