Michael Joy

Michael Joy

Screenwriter in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Michael

My name is Michael Joy and I'm Operations Manager for the popular horror website, Horrornews.net! Alexa Rankings has HNN as the #2 horror website worldwide and we are ranked the #6 most popular horror website of all time. HNN is also in the Top 100k overall websites on the internet worldwide. I've been writing for the company since it's inception in 2008 and I've had the pleasure of representing HNN on New York City's Fox 5 News Special, "Laughing a Death, Murder in Horror-Comedies", plus Wizard World Comic Con, Philly Comic Con, and Bizarre AC. I'm also host of our podcast, "Horror News Confidential" which airs every Tuesday evening on The Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network.

I'm also Director of Marketing for Artsploitation Films and my responsibilities include social media outreach and press releases for festival and theatrical runs as well as home entertainment releases. I've had the pleasure of working on campaigns for Vampyres, Killbillies, The Devil Lives Here, Counter-Clockwise, Deadly Virtues, and Red Christmas

I'm CEO / Owner of the horror public relations company, Marketing Macabre. My clients include Woodhaven Media (Rhode Island Production Company) where I've worked on campaigns for feature films, Anders Manor and The Santa Files. Also, The Barrington Movie Poster Shop, Gruesome Magazine, The New Screenwriter website, William Burke's Voodoo Child- Book One-Zombie Uprising, and Nick Wilkinson's Don't Look Under The F*cking Bed.

I'm CEO / Owner of Joyhorror Entertainment where I explore my talents as a screenwriter / producer. I currently have several project in-development including the highly anticipated horror movie, 'DEAD afterlife'. We have LOI's from genre icons, Michael Berryman, Bill Moseley, Kane Hodder, and professional wrestling legend, Austin Idol.

My acting resume includes roles in Martin Scorcese's Bleed For This, The Wrestler, Creed, Almost Mercy, The Kidney, and projects for History Making Productions

Name: Michael Joy

Lives in: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Screenwriter


  • Anders Manor

    Anders Manor (2018)
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  • What Death Leaves Behind

    What Death Leaves Behind (2017)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor After a kidney transplant, Jake Warren experiences reoccurring nightmares he believes to be visions of his donor's violent murder, sending him on a dark path of deranged vengeance, leading to an unbearable truth.

  • Counter Clockwise

    Counter Clockwise (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A scientist invents a time machine that transports him six months into the future.

  • Red Christmas

    Red Christmas (2016)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew It's Christmas in Australia as Diane, played by the Dee Wallace, brings together her estranged family for a chaotic holiday gathering. A 20 year old decision literally comes back to haunt her when the ghost of Christmas past comes knocking at her door and is invited inside the family estate. Festivities quickly turn blood red, when the stranger is revealed to be Cletus, Diane's aborted fetus, all grown up, very much alive and ready to terrorize his long lost mother. Diane must face her past and explain the hideous truth that is trying to kill them all, especially to Jerry, her Down Syndrome son, before it's too late. Written by Michael Joy

  • Bleed for This

    Bleed for This (2016)
    Film (Biography, Drama and Sport) Actor The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

  • Creed

    Creed (2015)
    Film (Drama and Sport) Actor Adonis Johnson is the son of the famous boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died in a boxing match in Rocky IV (1985). Adonis wasn't born until after his father's death and wants to follow his fathers footsteps in boxing. He seeks a mentor who is the former heavyweight boxing champion and former friend of Apollo Creed, the retired Rocky Balboa. Rocky eventually agrees to mentor Adonis. With Rocky's help they hope to get a title job to face even deadlier opponents than his father. But whether he is a true fighter remains to be seen.... Written by Blake ordonez

  • Almost Mercy

    Almost Mercy (2015)
    Film (Horror) Actor Jackson and Emily aren't like the other kids. Two burgeoning sociopaths on the brink of total meltdown. Ticking time bombs seeking revenge. Who will unravel first?

  • The Wrestler

    The Wrestler (2008)
    Film (Drama and Sport) Actor This is a drama about an aging professional wrestler, decades past his prime, who now barely gets by working small wrestling shows in VFW halls and as a part-time grocery store employee. As he faces health problems that may end his wrestling career for good he attempts to come to terms with his life outside the ring: by working full time at the grocery store, trying to reconcile with the daughter he abandoned in childhood and forming a closer bond with a stripper he has romantic feelings for. He struggles with his new life and an offer of a high-profile rematch with his 1980s arch-nemesis, The Ayatollah, which may be his ticket back to stardom. Written by Matlock-6

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