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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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 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) (videos "The Way You Make Me Feel", "Dirty Diana")
 1996 Space Jam
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (videos "Heal the World", "The Way You Make Me Feel")
 1993 Dangerous: The Short Films (Video documentary) (video "Heal The World")
 1989 Let It Ride
 1981 Thirsty Workers (TV Series)
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 2013/II Eye (Short)
 2002 Threnody (Short)
 1981 Thirsty Workers (TV Series)
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 2006 Make Your Own Superbowl Ad (TV Movie)
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 2013/II Eye (Short)
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 2012 Renaissance Men (Video short) (executive producer)
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 2011 Good Men (Short) (special thanks)
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 2013 The Man Behind the Throne (Documentary)
 2012 Bad 25 (Documentary)
 2011 This Space Available (Documentary)
 2001 The 10 Commandments of Creativity (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 The Fine Art of Separating People from Their Money (TV Movie documentary)

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Directed music video "Heal The World" (Michael Jackson) See more »

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Owns West Hollywood restaurant Bastide, for which he purchased a $35,000 truffle in November 2002. See more »

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