Joe Sikoryak

Joe Sikoryak

Apolog Films
Producer and Director

San Francisco, California

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July 2014
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About Joe

Joe Sikoryak is a producer-director living and working in San Francisco.

A graduate of the SFSU Cinema Department, he has written and directed several award-winning short films and produced several others. His latest production, "Snaggletooth" (written and directed by Colin Bishopp) is currently playing in festivals including Tribeca, Sitges and FantasticFest, among 20 others.

Joe combines his training in journalism and design to tell stories filled with "truth and spectacle." He is currently producing another short film (written and directed by Derrick Scocchera) and writing a micro-budget feature that he will direct in San Francisco. Learn more at his website http://apologfilms.com.com

Credits

  • It's Always Something

    It's Always Something (2020)
    Film Producer

  • Sky Fighter

    Sky Fighter (2019)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

  • Priced Out: Why You Can't Afford a Place in San Francisco

    Priced Out: Why You Can't Afford a Place in San Francisco (2019)
    TV Series Co- Producer

  • The Interview

    The Interview (2019)
    Film Executive Producer

  • Snaggletooth

    Snaggletooth (2018)
    Film by End Timey - Wilde Glens (Horror and Short) Producer An unusual girl needs to get her teeth fixed at midnight.

  • The Pilgrimage

    The Pilgrimage (2018)
    Film Art director

  • 106°F

    106°F (2017)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

  • Wasp-Men From Mars

    Wasp-Men From Mars (2017)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew 1959. Space exploration has gripped the imagination of Americans as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the stars. After the Soviets successfully landed a probe on the Moon, America sent their own probe sent to Mars. It was never heard from - High school cheerleader SUZIE has a big date tonight. Her boyfriend, JAMES, is taking her stargazing during the largest meteor shower of the year. But Suzie's hopes for a romantic night are crushed when she sees that James brought his nerdy pal TIMMY along. Suzie confronts James on why he never wants to be alone with her and why he spends so much time with Timmy. She's interrupted when a large meteor crashes nearby in a giant explosion. As the teens walk through a forest to the crash site, Suzie realizes that they're not alone. There's something else in the forest. Something large and not from this planet. Written by Thompson, Gerrit

  • Goodbye, NOLA

    Goodbye, NOLA (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Production designer LOGLINE: After doctors gives him a short time to live, a retired railroad worker returns to his birthplace of New Orleans on his final quest-getting his adult kids to reconcile and to learn to live without him.

  • Jacob + Malika

    Jacob + Malika (2017)
    Film (Drama and Short) Producer - Production designer Jacob + Malika is the story of a Muslim girl who moves to the U.S. and falls in love with the American boy next door. The star-crossed pair must keep their relationship alive despite disapproving family and a hostile culture.

  • D for Docs

    D for Docs (2017)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Writer - Director Professor Marty is a documentary film teacher who thinks he has the worst class ever. Now he has to explain himself to the department chair who's come to watch his student's final projects. Will it be the last class of his career?

  • InstaFriends

    InstaFriends (2017)
    Film Actor

  • Cake Walk Series

    Cake Walk Series (2016)
    Television (Comedy and Romance) Titles & Animation A sketch comedy series about love, engagement, and the wedding plans that threaten it all.

  • The Singing Bones

    The Singing Bones (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Production designer Inspired by the fable of Bluebeard, The Singing Bones tells the story of a young woman who attends the party of a famous producer named Derrick Blue. Over the course of one evening, through seduction, confession and battle, both their worlds change forever. Adapted from the story by Francesca Lia Block.

  • The Mah Jongg Game

    The Mah Jongg Game (2016)
    Film Art department

  • Making the Mah Jongg Game

    Making the Mah Jongg Game (2016)
    Film Art department

  • Scallywags

    Scallywags (2015)
    Film (Family and Short) Titles & Animation After finding a distress message in a toy parrot, Claudia must risk everything in order to rescue her estranged best friend and fellow pirate, Beck.

  • A Lovely Adult Beverage

    A Lovely Adult Beverage (2015)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

  • Focus

    Focus (2015)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama and 2 More) Titles & Animation Stuck in the drudgery of bathroom remodeling with his father, an imaginative but easily distracted teenage boy with ADHD turns the dull world of drywalling into an action adventure. Tension between father and son forces our imaginative hero to make a choice that could change who he is.

  • As Seen on TV!

    As Seen on TV! (2015)
    Film (Drama and Short) Writer - Director Danny is a lonely, middle-aged toy collector, deeply unsatisfied with his life. A childhood memory triggers a search for a long-lost favorite toy, which he believes will bring him happiness. But he discovers something more.

  • Guilt

    Guilt (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Production designer Two middle-aged siblings who have a lot to feel guilty about are reunited at their parents' home following the funeral of their dad, an unrelenting tyrant. When they hear terrifying noises in the middle of the night, they fight over who's to blame for bringing back dad's angry ghost. But are the noises something else entirely? Written by Dana Moe

  • Work Toward Your Dreams

    Work Toward Your Dreams (2014)
    Industrial by College of Alameda (Documentary) Director Students and instructors from the College of Alameda ESL department describe their challenges and success

  • Dancing with Nureyev

    Dancing with Nureyev (2014)
    Film (Drama and Short) Animation Catalina is late to her audition with the American National Ballet. Hurrying down the studio hallway she becomes distracted by a Rudolf Nureyev poster, her childhood muse. Catalina attempts to learn the combinations for her audition and struggles to keep up. Her confidence is shaken. Her muse Nureyev arrives to assure her of her passion for dance. He recalls the story of a 6-year-old Catalina smitten with him as she watches his impromptu street performance. Catalina imagines she's with Nureyev dancing with wild joy in her home. Her bewildered parents arrive to discover her fantastic trail throughout the house. At her local dance studio instructor and classmates are awed by her ability. Needing true training she goes to the California Academy of Ballet. There Catalina meets Madame Cartier who molds her with the most rigorous instruction. Catalina's dancing becomes unique and she is ready to audition for the company. In her audition her grace and training shine through. She is asked to ... Written by William Spafford

  • Run

    Run (2014)
    Film Miscellaneous Crew

  • Make It Go Away

    Make It Go Away (2014)
    Film (Sci-Fi, Thriller and Short) Production designer How can you erase the sins of the past? A promising political future hangs in the balance for a man who is lured to a mysterious office by the promise that, for a fee, his dark secret can evaporate. (An homage to the "Twilight Zone" in black and white and a classic '60s 4 x 3 aspect ratio)

  • One Good Egg

    One Good Egg (2014)
    Film (Drama, Sci-Fi and Short) Production designer In a dystopia where only money can buy fertility, what lengths would you go to to have a child of your own?

  • Lucky Bastard

    Lucky Bastard (2013)
    Film by Vineyard Haven LLC (Drama) Titles She was a fantasy... He was a nightmare. A found footage drama.

  • An Interview with Esther Morfeen

    An Interview with Esther Morfeen (2013)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Titles & Animation Esther Morfeen, a legend in her own mind, is a narcissistic, narcoleptic former movie queen. She turns up as a replacement guest on the daytime show of an unsuspecting host.

  • Sunscreen Serenade

    Sunscreen Serenade (2009)
    Film Animation department

  • The Cartoon Adventures of Major Mars

    The Cartoon Adventures of Major Mars (2006)
    Film (short) by Sikotronic Director "The 'long lost episode' of a Man ... whose middle names are Danger... Disaster... and Catastrophe!"

  • Indulgence

    Indulgence (2000)
    Film (short) by Uva Films (Short) Director A young woman meets a man who may be her father... with an even stranger tale of his own parents in WWII era Italy.

  • Next

    Next
    Television (Short, Comedy and Drama) Animation department At a retreat for Connext, a new tech startup led by women, the Startup Whisperer requires employees to give up all smart phones, tablets, and laptops, and they quickly discover the absence of gadgets is only the beginning of their problems. Written by Anne Hallinan

Awards

  • Winner, Phase 2 - Scary Cow Film Festival, Round 32
    (2017)

  • Best Drama - Superman Celebration Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Judges Award - Scary Cow Film Festival, Round 26
    (2015)

  • Honorable Mention - The Online Film Festival
    (2015)

Education

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