Hey, I'm Joseph!
I'm a film maker from the San Francisco Bay Area. I love shooting on film and telling unique stories with interesting characters. And I talk about myself too much.
This is me directing my first feature. We shot on super 16mm in the mountains of Colorado!
Projects I'm Supporting
A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.
A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.
Pay to Stay
A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.
About a Donkey
A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.
The macabre account of a man whose inner demons drive him to seek redemption in the aftermath of bloodshed.
Building the American Dream
In the deadliest state for construction, undocumented workers fight for reform of the Texas industry while under the threat of deportation.
A punk Daydream
Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.
Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.
Sometimes a door opens where you least expect it…
The Long Haul
Magic Mike meets The Full Monty in a documentary featuring six "Average Joes"
Things I Hate
A nice gal endures the indignities and humiliations of life in the big city, one episode at a time.
We all have a bad streak in us.
Must Fool Everyone
Must Fool Everyone is a comedic short about a quirky guy mistaking an offer from his dream girl for playing the role of a lifetime.
An ethereal and meditative journey that follows three drifters seeking an escape from their cycles of dissatisfaction and apathy.
The Camel's Back
A beautiful short film exploring what healing and letting go can mean for a 13 year old teenage girl struggling with growing pains.
Homeopathy - the medicine they don't want you to know about. We need finishing funds! US contributions are tax deductible!
Two friends explore their relationship during a one week romance.
Frustrated by her eccentric mother's care-free role as grandmother, her adult daughter unravels their complicated past over dinner.
Alia, a Muslim-American teenager, has a secret night out with her friends that ends in an unexpected confrontation with her father.
Lifelong friends, Danny and Marcus must confront the difference between them that could drive a wedge in their relationship.
A film that explores gender and family issues in an "operatic cinema" story that fans of both art and psychological horror will appreciate.
The Ladies Almanack
Hélène Cixous, Eileen Myles, Guinevere Turner, & more star in the epic tribute to women's writing.
All Earthly Constraints
Struggling screenwriter Emily writes a screenplay about struggling screenwriter Emma, who is secretly a superheroine named Emmageddon.
BRIDES TO BE
The night before their wedding, two women battle sinister forces to save themselves, and each other.
When a 35 year old schlub jumps from a building only to land unharmed, he is forced to embrace his role as an invincible superhero.
First Girl I Loved
A lesbian high-schooler in Los Angeles falls in love with a young woman even more conflicted about her sexuality than she is.
That's Not Us
An intimate portrait of 3 couples on a beach weekend that tests the strength of their relationships
A man skips his friend’s funeral in an attempt to start living his own life to the fullest.
One gold miner. One mine. One nightmare.
A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.
A solitary amateur ballplayer confronts an invisible past in plain view of a new teammate.
There is a New World Somewhere
A troubled woman is seduced by a stranger who takes her on a road trip through America's deep south.
A young woman with an intellectual disability fights the label that keeps her from her community.
Movies & Shows I Recommend
Farah Goes Bang
80 to 90 ft
America's Parking Lot
Broken On All Sides
Movement and Location