Joe McStravick is an award-winning Film & Television Director. A number of his past projects have been commissioned by and/or broadcast by Northern Ireland Screen, BFI, RTE, TG4 and BBC. His previous short films have screened at a number of international film festivals, in addition to a number Academy Award accredited and BAFTA accredited film festivals. In 2018 he was selected for BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew 2018 (as a Director/Writer).
In late 2018 he was also selected for the prestigious BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew – Mentoring Programme (as a Director).
He has also directed / produced a range of short form and multi-platform commercial digital media projects for Randox, Cable & Wireless Worldwide, Verseidag Ballistic Protection, HM Treasury, PWC and a number of other international companies and clients.
He recently completed directing and co-producing two new short films – The Familiar Sting and Day 351.
The Familiar Sting was written by Paul Skillen (Dinosaurs and Echoes) and produced by Chloe Langton, Joe McStravick and Purple Finch Production. The film was funded by Northern Ireland Screen and BFI Network.
Day 351 was written by Rebekah Davis and Joe McStravick. It was produced by Chloe Langton, Joe McStravick and Purple Finch Production. The film was commissioned by Stalking NI and funded by National Lottery Fund.
He is currently developing three feature film projects – a science fiction called The Gathering Pitch, an anthology film called The Honestly Box (working title) and a thriller called The 4th Blade (working title). He is also developing an AR / VR film called Cloaks (working title), which is being developed in association with Arts in Motion (AiM).