- Made his name as a music video director.
- Is not well respected by critics and mainstream audiences, earning (?) the nickname of "Hackner".
- Famously requested money from famous movie makers while a film student at NYU, was given $5,000 by Steven Spielberg.
- Has played caricatures of himself in a movie (Black and White) and a television show (Entourage).
- If you ever wonder how sellouts get a bad name, look no further than this guy.