FILMS

2019

SUPER MARIO (working title)


Runtime: TBD

Starring: Mario Traverso
Genre: Documentary
Synopsis: Coming Soon
Directed by: Joseph Boyle



ONE OF OUR SATELLITES

Runtime: 12:00

Starring: Karleigh Chase Labudde
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A burned-out caricature artist seeks to find meaning outside of her Earthly, mundane existence.
Directed by: Joseph Boyle & Desiree Moore

2017



A STORM IS COMING: LEARNING THE BLUES WITH CONEY ISLAND PETE

Runtime: 53:25

Starring: "Coney Island" Peter Collins
Genre: Documentary
Synopsis: An examination of suffering through the life and blues of Peter Collins.
Directed by: Joseph Boyle

2014



ANIMAL

Runtime: 3:00

Starring: Michele Yeager, Phil Sperandeo
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: The Red Woman will feel something.
Music by: Bryan Bogatz
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle & Mark Farag


2013

THE EYES OF GOD


Runtime: 15:10

Starring: Davina Reid, Charles Martin-Garcia
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: Years after a tour of duty in the Middle East, a surgeon seeks revenge for a maimed fellow soldier.
Music by: Bryan Bogatz
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

2011

RED STROKE

Runtime: 54:00

Starring: June-Young Lee, Chan-Hyuk Kim
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: Hyo-Shik is a mathematically minded takeout driver in South Korea. When an item that is vital to his wife's survival is stolen, he must struggle to understand what constitutes true justice and how to accomplish it.
Music by: Devin Kirby-Hansen
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

2008

ANIMATE MY HEART

Runtime: 46:00
Starring: Jonah Luebke, Tracy Pelzer-Timm, Tom Morrow
Genre: Drama
Synopsis: A young boy attempts to fight Cancer with help from his imagination and his estranged grandfather.
Music by: LeahK
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

2007

A PLEA FOR EVERYMAN

Runtime: 12:06

Starring: Sabien Minteer, Jim Siokos
Genre: Drama
Format: Super 8mm
Synopsis: Everyman's journey to truth starts on the Road to Destruction.
Music by: Devin Kirby-Hansen
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

EXIT

Runtime: 1:52
Starring: the Theo's Crew
Genre: Short Poetry
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: Are Ideas or Actions more important?
Music by: William Martin
Narration by: Sean Whitney
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

CRUSHED

Runtime: 1:23
Starring: Thomas Awad
Genre: Short Poetry
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: Oftentimes, it seems as if we are our own worst enemies. Can we overcome this horror or will we be crushed under the weight of ourselves?
Music performed by: Andrew Awad
Narration by: Joseph Boyle
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

BLACKBIRD RISING

Runtime: 2:30
Starring: Sabien Minteer, Lance Hanson
Genre: Short Action
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: The battle of Good and Evil throughout the ages.
Music by: Bryan Bogatz
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

2006

TRANSCENDENCE

Runtime:  5:04
Starring: Sabien Minteer, Alissa Hixson, Bryan Bogatz
Genre: Music Video
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: Set to the song, "Transcendence."  A man struggles to understand his place in the world and to find love and purpose in the midst of monotony.
Song by: Bryan Bogatz
Written by: Joseph Boyle & Bryan Bogatz
Directed by: Joseph Boyle

2005

THE BIRTH OF A HATRED

Runtime: 3:00
Starring: Sabien Minteer, Travis Shepherd, Candice Gregg, Jim Siokos
Genre: Drama
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: When an extremist anti-abortion group tries to initiate a new member, he must confront what he truly believes about justice. Does personal experience modify what is moral? Is justice really subjective?
Music by: Bryan Bogatz
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

ETERNAL CHILD

Runtime: 5:00
Starring: Jim Siokos, Howard Johnson, Luke Oberhaus
Genre: Drama
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: A man struggles to balance his roles of Doctor and Son in his relationship with his father, who has has Alzheimer's Disease.
Music by: Bryan Bogatz
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

SIX FEET FROZEN

Runtime: 33:00
Starring: Travis Shepherd, Amy Cronkleton, Chuck Rubovits
Genre: Drama
Format: Mini-DV
Synopsis: A mentally challenged gravedigger seeks to find love and warmth in a frozen world.
Music by: Arnold Kyaw
Written & Directed by: Joseph Boyle

** This is a selection of personal films from over the years. It does not include several early films as well as any work outside of narrative and documentary work.

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