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Joseph Garner

Craigslist Joe Documentary

Joseph was born in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. His love for filmmaking started at a young age when he discovered his parents old camcorder in the basement of their house. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Joseph received his B.A. from San Francisco State University with a degree in Cinema. During his senior year, he created the West Coast Student Film Festival, which featured student films from over twenty-five countries. Joseph got a job in the film industry working as the assistant to director Todd Phillips on the blockbuster hit, The Hangover. Since then, he has continued working with Phillips, as the associate producer on such films: Due Date, The Hangover Part II, Project X, and the upcoming The Hangover Part III. Joseph has also won numerous awards as a filmmaker including, Grand Prize at the Script Pipeline Into Motion Pictures Screenwriting Competition, Top This TV Challenge for a commercial he wrote and directed, and finalist at the Tribeca Film Festival Short Film Competition. Craigslist Joe is his first feature-length film.