Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris

Resume: Married duo Dayton and Faris have been directing music videos together since the '80s, with notable videos including Smashing Pumpkins' award-winning "Tonight, Tonight" and Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Californication." 2006's "Little Miss Sunshine" marked their feature film debut. Best work: Many of the couple's music videos have received great notoreity, but the Oscar-winning "Little Miss Sunshine" is hopefully the beginning of a long career on the big screen for Dayton and Faris.
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