Director - Joe Hendrick
Joe Hendrick is a Narrative Film & Music Video Director as well as a Professional Photographer.
After graduating from Film School at UC Santa Cruz in 2003, Joe moved to Los Angeles where
he immersed himself in the film industry. Joe began his carreer as a 1st Assistant Cameraman
working on notable television shows such as The OC, Close to Home, Numb3rs, Night Stalker,
Monk, Chuck & Kitchen Confidential as well as a vast number of theatrically released feature
films; all of which earned him his membership into the West Coast Local 600 Union at the early
age of 24.
Shortly after, Joe made a career change into directing full time. He quickly began making a
living as a Music Video director, working for notable & high profile artists and record labels such
as Sony Latin America, EMI, Century Records & National Records, etc.
After working as a Music Video director & Fashion/Art Photographer in LA, New York, Europe &
Latin America, Joe transitioned into Narrative Film by directing Spec Commercials & Short
Films. Along with that, his deep interest and passion for films and filmmaking lead to his four
year stretch as a volunteer for the Sundance Film Institute.
Joe’s achievements as a music video & short film director lead his career into the realm of full
length feature films. Shortly after Joe had garnered attention through his latest short film
SKITTA MERINK, Joe made his feature lenght directorial debut with DITCH DAY MASSACRE