Joe McStravick is an award-winning film & TV director. A range of his past projects have been commissioned and/or broadcast by BBC NI, BFI Network, Northern Ireland Screen, TG4 and RTE 2. His short films have screened at various international film festivals; including BAFTA and Academy Award accredited film festivals. As a producer and screenwriter he has produced, written and co-written a number of the film, TV and promo projects that he has directed. He has also directed/produced a range of commercial films and promos for Random, Cable & Wireless, PwC, HM Treasury, BBC and TCL Mobile.
In 2018 he was selected for the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew – Director Mentoring scheme.
In 2020 he was selected for the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew for the third consecutive year.
In 2021 he was selected for the Puttnam Scholarship Programme – (representing Future Screens NI).
In 2020 he directed, wrote and produced “Made For Watching – Everywhere”, a promo / commercial for the TCL 10Pro mobile phone, with ALTER Agency (London), for TCL Mobile (Europe).
Current Projects (2022) –
He is working as the 2nd Unit Director on Hope Street (season two) for Long Story TV (Broadcaster – BBC and Brit Box).
Future Projects –
He is currently developing a number of feature film and TV projects – a science fiction project called The Gathering Pitch, an anthology film called The Honesty Box, a thriller called The 4th Blade and Weirdo (an adaptation of The Lonely Life of Biddy Weir by Lesley Allen).
He is also developing an Immersive Media (VR / AR / XR) project called Helpless Wonder.