Writer and Director of Comedy Content
Joe is experienced in creating content that reaches a large audience on many platforms. He frequently works with established talent and is adept in many aspects of the film, TV and digital production making process; including winning pitches, writing treatments, storyboarding, animating, directing, producing and editing. He has won awards around the world and his films have reached a large global audience. Joe creates both scripted and unscripted films and has also produced branded films for a range of clients including HSBC, BP, Ocado, Amazon, Sky, BMW, Absolut, Skoda among others.
Festival awards include:
Winner: Webby Award for Skoda Commercial, 2016.
Winner: The Brand Film Festival for Aviva Commercial, 2017.
Nominated: The British Independent Film Festival, Cleveland and Key West Film Festivals ‘Best Short Film’ for ‘Feathers’ starring Marcus Brigstocke, 2020.
Winner: LA and Paris International Music Video Festivals ‘Best Music Video’ for ‘Passive Aggression’ starring Dominic Frisby, 2020.
Winner: Los Angeles Comedy Film Festival and Vegas Movie Awards ‘Best Short Film’ for ‘Clown’ starring Seann Walsh, 2021.
Winner: Miami Indies, British Documentary Film Festival and LA Indies Festivals ‘Best Feature Documentary’ and Unrestricted View Film Festival ‘Best Documentary Director’ for ‘Ian Cognito: A Life And A Death Onstage’ starring Matt Lucas, James Acaster, Stewart Lee and Jo Brand, 2022.
Ian Cognito: A Life And A Death Onstage is currently on Amazon Prime.