Joel Ashton McCarthy

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Joel is a multi-award winning director/writer who just completed three feature film, multiple short films, documentaries and two award winning web-series'. Joel's most known for his feature films 'Taking My Parents to Burning Man' (feature documentary) & 'Shooting the Musical' (controversial comedic film) as well as his semi-autobiographical ... See full bio »

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Inconceivable Director


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 2021 I Am Alfred Hitchcock (Documentary)
 2019/IV Distance (Short)
 2019 Run N Gun 2019 (Short) (co-director)
 2018 Girls vs. The City (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (2018)
 2016-2017 Inconceivable (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Here We Go! (2017)
- Meet Your Makers (2017)
- Adulting (2017)
- My Dream Life (2017)
 2016 Fathers and Son (Short)
 2016 Almost Actors (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 Average Dicks (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Balls Deep (2015)
- The Shaft (2015)
- Just the Tip (2015)
- Rap Culture (2015)
 2014 Taking My Parents to Burning Man (Documentary)
 2013 John Simon (Short)
 2013/I Beautiful Dreamer (Short)
 2012/III Goodbye (Short)
 2011 Why Does God Hate Me? (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Joel McCarthy | Joel Mccarthy

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The worst thing you can do to an audience is to make them bored. You can make them laugh, make them cry, challenge them, or offend them but if you make boring content you are creating the biggest cinematic crime. So don't feel you have to make safe content, there is too much of that shit out there. Stand out from the crowd. See more »

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