Award-winning director, producer, screenwriter, and actor Andre´ Joseph had a love for movies from a very early age. He began his career making short films with family and friends on his camcorder in his hometown of Staten Island, NY.
Mr. Joseph attended the New York Film Academy summer program in 2001 where he first gained experience working with 16 millimeter film and later graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emerson College in 2006 where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Film. During his time at Emerson, Mr. Joseph interned in television production with VH1 Classic in the summer of 2006.
In 2008, Mr. Joseph formed his own New York based independent film production company, AJ Epyx Productions, LLC. The company’s first feature film, Priceless, which Mr. Joseph wrote, starred, and directed, premiered at Tribeca Cinemas and was selected for exhibition at the NY International Independent Film & Video Festival in 2009. His second feature film, Dishonorable Vendetta, was screened at the Urban Action Showcase in 2015 where it won the award for “Best Firefight.” His most recent project, Vendetta Games, won the “Best Urban Action” award at the 2017 Urban Action Showcase as well as a “Best Director, Crime Feature” award at the Atlantic City Cinefest. The film is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video, Tubi, RokuTV, and XUMO. In 2018, Mr. Joseph won “Best Film” at the New York Jazz Film Festival for his dramatic short film, The Saxophonist which won “Best Director” awards at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival and the Jamaica International Faith Film Festival. The film is currently in rotation on The BeBop Channel and available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
In addition to film projects, Mr. Joseph has also freelanced as a videographer and editor for companies such as Vintage NYC Magazine, Fenix Studios in Staten Island, NY, and NBC Entertainment.