Born in 1983, in Orange County, California, USA, Drake Doremus broke through in 2011 with Like Crazy starring Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence and Anton Yelchin, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was released by Paramount Pictures the following October.
In addition to feature films, Doremus directed a short film series called The Beauty Inside which went on to receive an unprecedented 3 Grand Prix Awards at the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and a 2013 Emmy Award.
Doremus also co-wrote and directed the feature film Breathe In starring Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones and Amy Ryan which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, as well as Douchebag which was at Sundance in 2010.
He is a graduate of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, CA.