Joe Gawalis is an Award winning producer/director and writer based out of New York City. Influenced deeply by his east coast roots, Joe's style of filmmaking reflects the people of the Big Apple itself. Raw, girtty, rich in character and unfuelled by the understanding that the melting pot known as NYC is as diverse and melded together as a gray storm night.
His career started in the early 2000's interning for public access television stations in Northern New Jersey. By the the time the summer intern was finishing his duties, he was already at the top of the production team, handling the onset production of entire shows before the age of 21.
He followed that up with a stint at ABC working for Live ! With Regis and Kelly handling the many guests that were on the show along with many other responsibilities. From there, Joe directed various short films and music videos throughout the years honing his skills winning various awards for his work.
Soon after he opened his own company, specializing in Corporate Videos, Legal Videos, and Industrial Videos, gaining valuable knowledge in dealing with managing a business becoming much more than just a filmmaker, all along continuing honing his skills in directing and writing.
Joe's televison pilot Precipice which he both directed and wrote has been highly praised for its style and rich dynamic characters. Precipice is being considered to be picked up by producers at various networks in New York City. His most recent feature film, the powerful drama Around Every Corner, has gained an enormous fan following online in a short period of time. It was just released on Amazon Prime, Amazon Video and Itunes.
Early reviews of the film has praised its direction and vision towards the actors and story. He was also interviewed on Fox5 with Emmy award winning anchor Antwan Lewis. An actor's director and writer who develops deep and rich characters from the page to the screen, Joe has proven he is versatile in directing and writing multiple genres of film and attracting some of film's big stars to his work such as Michael Madsen, Al Sapienza, Luis Antonio Ramos and WWEs Bret "Hitman" Hart. Joe Gawalis is a filmmaker on the rise with many more strong years in front of him.