Filmmaker, podcaster, digital media creator, and artist, Joe Kowalski has written, directed, and edited two feature films, two short films, over 250 Internet shorts, and countless commercials/ promotional material.
Joe's work has allowed him to collaborate with people such as the late Jonathan Demme (Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs), John Green (New York Times best-selling author), Cecil Baldwin (Welcome to Night Vale), Henry Winkler (Happy Days), former child actor Mara Wilson (Matilda), Damian Kulash of OKGo, James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Chef Buddy of Cake Boss, and many more.
Joe's adaption of I Am the Doorway was given the blessing of Stephen King. He has also created a film festival called PRISM Fest in which he features short films created from around the world that focus on the complexity of the human spirit. His work has been shown at many film festivals including Helios and NerdCon, and has been featured on Hollywood.com and WKYC Channel 3.
Joe's filmmaking efforts for both business and entertainment focus on strong story-based entertainment, often infused with humorous elements. He believes that making a connection with an audience or potential customer requires extreme thought and care, as well as a deep respect for the viewer.