Joey Izzo

Joey Izzo is an award winning writer/director whose work has been screened at top festivals worldwide, including Cannes Film Festival, New York Film Festival, and San Francisco International Film Festival. His recent short film, Stepsister, is the first film from San Francisco to be selected for Cannes’s Cinéfondation Official Selection. Joey’s wry-humored and naturalistic style was developed from years of training in the experimental film world, working extensively with SF film collage expert Craig Baldwin. Highlighting this period, Bare Room was made in collaboration with the esteemed New York composer/multi-instrumentalist John Zorn. It premiered at The New York Film Festival in 2011 and was commercially released by Tzadik Recordings in 2012. Joey Izzo earned his MFA in film production from San Francisco State University in 2012. He was awarded a Murphy & Cadogan Fellowship Tuition Grant from the San Francisco Foundation for his first year film, Chuck's Chicken

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Recent Reviews

I Was There Too

An overwrought cast lurching about seemingly at random–the absence of Joel and the bots is sorely felt.

I Was There Too

Intriguing objectivity and very naturally acted with solid filmcraft.