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Joe Pytka

Joe Pytka was born on November 4, 1938 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a director and cinematographer, known for Space Jam (1996), Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (1995) and Let It Ride (1989). See full bio »
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Space Jam
Space Jam Director
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 2015 McDonald's: Good Things (Short)
 2013/II Eye (Short)
 2003 Lennon Legend: The Very Best of John Lennon (Video documentary) (video "Just Like Starting Over")
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video documentary) (videos "The Way You Make Me Feel", "Dirty Diana")
 2001 Britney: The Videos (Video documentary short) (segment "Joy Of Pepsi")
 1996 Space Jam
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (videos "Heal the World", "The Way You Make Me Feel")
 1995 The Beatles: Free as a Bird (Video short) (uncredited)
 1993 Dangerous: The Short Films (Video) (video "Heal The World")
 1991 The King of Ads (Documentary) (segment "Apple commercial")
 1989 Let It Ride
 1981 Thirsty Workers (TV Series)
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TV commercial: Directed commercial for CDW Industrial. See more »

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He bought the old Spanish castle up by Lake Hollywood that Madonna once lived in (the one she painted with bright red and yellow stripes, horrifying her neighbors) It was once Bugsy Seigel's hideout. See more »

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