Joel McCarthy

Joel is an award winning filmmaker who has now completed two feature films, as well as multiple short films and two web-series seasons. At ten years old, Joel decided that he wanted to be a filmmaker and at the age of 26 he still continues to follow the same dream. Joel's features 'Taking My Parents to Burning Man’ & ‘Shooting the Musical’ have won a number of awards on the festival circuit and continue to find audiences since their release. Joel’s short films 'Why Does God Hate Me?', and 'I Love You So Much It’s Killing Them' have been screened at festivals around the world and have won multiple awards including numerous ‘Best of Fest Awards’. In his working life, Joel works with his two business partners at ‘This Is A Spoon Studios’ shooting commercials, corporate videos and has recently directed short travel documentaries partnering with Vitamin Angels and Expedia. Joel just recently finished directing the 1st season of an autobiographical web-series “Inconceivable” about his unexpected journey into parenthood, and is currently developing the show into a half hour episodic.

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A New Perspective on Fatherhood: How 'Vitamin Angels' Are Making An Impact

Joel McCarthy

Following his trip to Guatemala, filmmaker Joel McCarthy created 'A New Perspective on Fatherhood' to highlight the effects of Vitamin Angels’ impact – and …

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