My name is Joe. I am a graphic designer, a photographer, a screenwriter and a director. But, first & foremost, I am a storyteller.
Born in (semi) upstate New York in 1980. After studying filmmaking, photography and painting at the University at Buffalo I worked in Advertising in New York City from 2006—2014 for companies like BBDO, Atmosphere, MRM McCann, Story Worldwide, Stink Digital, and Droga 5. My main focus was front end web design but I developed a wide spectrum of projects in the digital world for brands like Mercedes Benz, General Electric, USO, Showtime Networks, Illy Coffee and Rite Aid.
In 2009 I began shifting my focus from Advertising over to photography and Narrative Storytelling. I've written & directed four short films which have played all across the country gaining several nominations and winning Best Director & Emerging Talent Awards in The 2013 Middlecoast Film Festival.
I currently reside in Los Angeles, CA.
Commercial & Narrative Video: Directing, Writing, Editing
Photography: Portraits / Headshots / Events / Weddings / Travel / Children / Family
Graphic & Web Design: Front End Web Design / WordPress / SquareSpace / Wix / Basic HTML & CSS / Graphic Design / Flyers / Business Cards / Menus / Layout & Typography / Brand Development / Logo Design / Packaging / Emails / Mailers / Advertising & Communication
— 2016 Creative World Awards Finalist for Original TV Drama “Nightlifers”
— Best Director: Short Film | 2013 Middlecoast Film Festival
— One To Watch: Emerging Filmmaker | 2013 Middlecoast Film Festival
I designed this website using WordPress and Semplice theme.