Joe Tripician

Joe Tripician

Actor, Director, Playwright, Producer and Screenwriter

São José dos Campos, Brazil

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March 2013
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About Joe

Joe Tripician is an award winning Producer/Writer/Director, and a Published Author.

In his varied career Joe has worked with such talents as: Jim Henson, Lou Reed, Jeff Buckley, Steve Buscemi, Jim Carroll, Quentin Crisp and TONY award winners Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

A multi-talented filmmaker with over twenty years of production experience, Joe has received numerous awards and recognitions, including:
* EMMY for Best Documentary of Cultural Significance (1992)
* Top 20 Music Video Directors Worldwide (Rolling Stone Book of Rock Video, 1984)
* Winner at The Mill Valley Film Festival (1988)
* Winner at the Chicago International Film Festival, the Montreal International Film Festival, the Sinking Creek Film Festival, and the CyberArts Festival in Los Angeles (1991).
* Official Selections at the Big Apple 2007 Film Festival, and the Nevada City Film Festival (2008).

Joe's work has been broadcast on Network and Cable television across America, Europe and Japan, and has shown at the Cannes Film Festival. He has also exhibited internationally in galleries and major museums including: The Guggenheim Museum (New York City), The Whitney Museum of American Art (National Tour), The Laforet Museum (Tokyo), The Museum of Modern Art (Paris), and The New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York City).

In May of 2002, Joe performed in his one-man play, "Balkanized at Sunrise", based on his 1997 trip to the Balkans. His Balkan journey began when the Croatian government hired him to write an official biography of their president. Much hilarity ensured. The book version is now available on

Joe's humor book, "The Official Alien Abductee's Handbook", was published by Andrews and McMeel in 1997. Author and Futurist Robert Anton Wilson called it: "The funniest book I've read since the Warren Report." He wrote, recorded and performed an alien song with the legendary Jeff Buckley.

Joe is the author of five feature film screenplays, including one optioned by veteran producer Ben Barenholtz (Executive Producer of Barton Fink, Miller's Crossing, Georgia, and Requiem for a Dream.)

Joe is also a published author on Flash Video.

Joe has an MFA from Columbia University. In 1994, Joe was nominated for the Rockefeller Foundation Intercultural Film/Video Fellowship in Media Arts.

In 1998 Joe co-founded iStreamTV, a new media technology company based in New York.

From 2007 to the end of 2008, Joe was the Director of Broadband Services for Medialink, where his work designing and implementing was honored with a GOLD Bulldog Award for best online newsroom -

Joe spends his time between New York and Brazil with his wife and two daughters.

Unique traits: Martin Scorsese look-alike:




  • Balkanized at Sunrise

    Balkanized at Sunrise Adventure Comedy Drama Historical Thriller A recently divorced, penniless New York science fiction author is hired to write the official biography of an iron-fisted president. He soon becomes a target in the Balkans when labeled an enemy spy.

  • Moto Anjos

    Moto Anjos Action Crime Drama A resourceful motorcycle messenger, determined to retrieve his stolen bike, must risk his life to confront a criminal gang, and save his young brother. Website

  • Team Joy

    Team Joy Comedy Crime Drama The close relationship between a father and daughter grifter team unravels when the teenager's conscience gives her second thoughts.

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