Joe Kisch
(Writer/Director/Producer – Drago Bentley: Space Detective)
Joe KischFILM AND FILM-RELATED WORK HISTORY


2011
Assistant Director – Finding Eric – short film, 10 minutes; writer/Director – Scott Maybury
Writer, Director, Producer – Drago Bentley: Space Detective, Chapter 1 – short animation film, 20 minutes;
Writer – Drago Bentley: Space Detective – fourth issue of graphic novel released;
Writer, Director, Producer – Drago Bentley: Space Detective, Chapter 2 – short animation film, 20 minutes.

2010
First three issues of the graphic novel, Drago Bentley – Space Detective released. See http://dragobentleycomic.canberrafilms.com
Blue Cat International Screenwriting Competition 2010 – feature script, Devil’s Machine makes the fourth round.
Barrio Chino makes quarterfinals of Story Pros Screenwriting Competition 2010.

2009
Producer – Red – short film, 8 minutes; writer – Scott Maybury
Producer – Blind-sided – short film, 7 minutes; writer – Joe Kisch
Assistant Director – Your Own Medicine – short film, 10 minutes; writer/Director – Bruce Davie
Producer – Crossing the Line – short film, 15 minutes; writer/Director – Joe Kisch (official selection Dungog Film Festival 2009)
Feature script, Barrio Chino, semi-finalist in Blue Cat Screenwriting Competition 2009 (top 60 out of 3200 submissions)
Feature script, Devil’s Machine, semi-finalist in Story Pros Screenwriting Competition 2009.

2008
Producer – Crossing the Line – short film, 15 minutes; writer/Director – Joe Kisch (short-listed for Canberra Short Film Festival 2008)
Assistant Director – Dearth – short film, 15 minutes; writer/Director – Bruce Davie
(wins Canberra Short Film Festival 2008)
Short film script, Progress Doors, wins Canberra short seasons script competition
Short film script, Blind Faith, co-written with Bruce Dave, wins third place in Barebones Film Festival 2008 script competition

2007
Feature script, Swimming Against the Currents, wins second place (Diamond Prize) in Category One (Drama Genre) in the Filmmakers International Screenwriting Competition
Short film script, Blind Love, co-written with Bruce Dave, wins Canberra short seasons script competition
Short films, Jenni’s Torment and Blind Love selected for semi-finals in Canberra Short Film Festival
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