Joe Garrity is a writer, director and editor whose projects span narrative, nonfiction and visual art.
His past work includes Lead Editor and Assistant Director of WATERGATE (Telluride, NYFF, Berlinale), a six-part documentary series by Charles Ferguson for A&E and History Channel. In 2017, he directed and edited the official music video for ALVVAYS - IN UNDERTOW, the lead single off the Toronto band’s sophomore album. Using a custom analogue video synthesizer, he designed visuals for the Brooklyn band Crumb’s Jinx tour 2019 and Alvvays’ Antisocialites tour 2017-18 in North America and the U.K. His short film TWINSBURG (Taos Shortz, Napa Valley, Dances with Films), a narrative set in Twinsburg, Ohio during a live twin convention, screened at over 40 film festivals and garnered 10 top awards.
Joe has worked with Pixar Animation Studios, the Telluride Film Festival and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. He is currently pursuing a low-residency M.F.A. in Writing from the University of California, Riverside, concentrating in screenwriting and nonfiction. Joe has trained as an improviser at BATS Improv in San Francisco and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, New York, and holds a B.S. in Genetics from the University of California, Berkeley.
[contact] joe [at] jogfilms.com