Joseph grew up in Chicago with a large group of friends who relentlessly pursued a hedonistic lifestyle; then he graduated from high school. After the structured monotony of his college years he spent time living and writing in Tucson, southern Florida and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Upon returning to the U.S., he moved to California where he ran record labels and managed bands in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. He now lives in Austin, Texas where he writes for film and television.
DONE. DEAD. GONE. Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller ⋄ Crime Family Crime Drama: Two young psychopathic men forge a close friendship and criminal business partnership in the suburbs of Chicago and become accidentally entangled with a violent city street gang. When an innocent young family member is murdered they exact cold-blooded revenge and plot their plans for the future.
BROKEN TOYS Budget: $10M - $30M | Independent ⋄ Thriller A young band going viral within the underground music scene travels cross-country on a psychotic tour. All the clues point to a budding successful young female singer with a dark past to be the suspect of a serial murder spree as she tours the United States with her dysfunctional band...
GOD'S CHILDREN Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller ⋄ Crime Based on factual events. In the turbulent aftermath of the massive 2010 Haiti earthquake, two young girls become the helpless victims of a predatory cabal. In parallel, a female assassin with PTSD, hell-bent on revenge, meets an ex-cop by chance at an empty house in an elite Washington D.C. neighborhood where they become aware of a disturbing occult party at the mansion next door. They go down the rabbit hole and take matters into their own hands.
THE ADDICTION Budget: $10M - $30M | Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller A limited television series. The Daughter and Wife of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives are supposedly murdered by his MS-13 gang enforcers to cover-up the Speaker’s secret & disturbing life-threatening addiction that imperils the installation of the extraterrestrial New World Order. In parallel, a Salvadoran gang leader is sent over the Southern Border Wall by the Sinaloa Cartel to fix the Speaker’s U.S. border policies that block the trafficking of illegal product that millions of addicted Americans crave for their survival.
LOOKING GLASS Budget: $10M - $30M | Sci-fi ⋄ Drama A limited television series. Set in southeast Nevada near Area 51, a struggling underrepresented class of people are dying in a desolate desert locale due to the past criminal actions of an evil U.S. Air Force General. These poor folks are led and cared for by a brilliant female African American doctor who is assisted by her biracial son and committed partner. The outlook for their bleak community is radically changed when an extraterrestrial escapes the General’s imprisonment at a secret air force facility and materializes at their encampment with a secret that will change their lives forever.
FREE STATE OF GALVESTON Budget: $10M - $30M | Crime ⋄ Drama A true crime Texas drama series exposing the little known true story of the rise and fall of the Sicilian-born Maceo brothers, their celebrity entertainer friends: Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Howard Hughes, Peggy Lee, the wealthy Island families, high-roller Houston oilmen & gamblers, African American social justice activists, the KKK, and the attraction of the finest dinner clubs in America from the 1920s--1940s. The Maceos offered illegal liquor, high-stakes gambling, top-name entertainment and the finest cuisine all under one big roof -- decades before Las Vegas cashed in on the concept.
BOBBY MONEY Budget: $10M - $30M | Action ⋄ Thriller The phenomenal story of the enigmatic and legendary fugitive, Bobby Vesco: his humble early days in Detroit, his brazen theft of over $600-million from Meyer Lansky's European money laundering operation in the early '70s, and his amazing & complex series of secret billion-dollar frauds perpetrated with and against south Florida Mafiosi, Columbia's Medellin Cartel, Central American dictators, Mossad & CIA, and the political elite of the U.S. government during the '80s and '90s. But, did Vesco get away with it?
Cult Critic International Movie Awards: Winner | Feature Screenplay: GOD'S CHILDREN
L.A. Punk Film Festival: Official Selection: BROKEN TOYS
Hollywood Horrorfest: Official Selection: GOD'S CHILDREN
Hollywood Jumbo: The 2020 Screenplay Festival: Official Selection: BROKEN TOYS
Massachusetts Independent Film Festival: Official Selection: BROKEN TOYS