Joe Swanberg

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Cinematographer / Television Producer | * 08/31/1981 (42) | Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Joseph Swanberg (born August 31, 1981) is an American independent filmmaker and actor. Known for micro-budget films which make extensive use of improvisation, Swanberg is considered a major figure in the mumblecore film movement. His films often focus on relationships, sex, technology, and the filmmaking process, and he is credited with launching the career of Greta Gerwig. ()

Joe Swanberg (born August 31, 1981) is an American independent film director, producer, writer, and actor. Known for micro-budget films which make extensive use of improvisation, Swanberg is considered a major figure in the mumblecore film movement. His films often focus on relationships, sex, technology, and the filmmaking process, and include V/H/S (2012), Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007), Win It All (2017), Digging for Fire (2015), and Nights and Weekends (2008), the last of which was co-directed by Academy Award nominee Greta Gerwig.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Joe Swanberg as Actor(50)

as Stuart2023 Blackout
as George Darrow2022 Offseason
as himself2017 Flames
as Joe2016 Uncle Kent 2
as Aaron2016 Joshy
as Dean2015 Lace Crater
as Brock2015 Bloomin Mud Shuffle
as Toth2015 There
as Jeff2014 Happy Christmas
as Angry Car Guy2013 Drinking Buddies
as Jake2013 The Sacrament
as George2013 White Reindeer
as Sid2013 Detonator
as Literary Agent2013 24 Exposures
as Patrick Michaels2013 Proxy
as Joe2012 Be Good
as Al2012 Cats and Trees
as himself2012 Stage Brother
as Sam2012 V/H/S
as The Husband2012 Empire Builder
as Sam2011 Art History
as Drake Davison2011 You're Next
as Director2011 The Zone
as Joe2011 Uncle Kent
as Ethan2011 Silver Bullets
as Jeremy Roth2010 Audrey the Trainwreck
as Hazmat Team2009 Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
as Archibald King2008 Present Company
as James2008 Nights and Weekends
as Clarence2007 Grammy's
as The Jeffery2007 Hohokam
as Adam2007 Quiet City
as Tim2006 LOL

TV Shows/Series with Joe Swanberg as Actor(1)

Movies with Joe Swanberg as Crew(101)

Camera/Director of Photography2020 Build the Wall
Directing/Director2020 Build the Wall
Editing/Editor2020 Build the Wall
Writing/Screenplay2020 Build the Wall
Production/Producer2020 The Rental
Writing/Screenplay2020 The Rental
Writing/Story2020 The Rental
Production/Executive Producer2019 Holy Trinity
Production/Executive Producer2019 Sword of Trust
Production/Executive Producer2019 Depraved
Production/Executive Producer2018 Golden Exits
Production/Executive Producer2018 Madeline's Madeline
Production/Executive Producer2017 Person to Person
Directing/Director2017 Win It All
Editing/Editor2017 Win It All
Production/Producer2017 Win It All
Writing/Writer2017 Win It All
Directing/Director2016 Uncle Kent 2
Production/Executive Producer2016 Little Sister
Production/Producer2015 Queen of Earth
Directing/Director2015 Digging for Fire
Production/Producer2015 Digging for Fire
Writing/Writer2015 Digging for Fire
Production/Producer2015 Bloomin Mud Shuffle
Directing/Director2014 Happy Christmas
Production/Producer2014 Happy Christmas
Writing/Writer2014 Happy Christmas
Directing/Director2013 Drinking Buddies
Editing/Editor2013 Drinking Buddies
Production/Producer2013 Drinking Buddies
Writing/Writer2013 Drinking Buddies
Directing/Director2013 24 Exposures
Editing/Editor2013 24 Exposures
Writing/Writer2013 24 Exposures
Directing/Director2013 Privacy Setting
Directing/Director2012 Stray Bullets
Production/Producer2012 Stray Bullets
Writing/Screenplay2012 Stray Bullets
Camera/Director of Photography2012 All the Light in the Sky
Directing/Director2012 All the Light in the Sky
Editing/Editor2012 All the Light in the Sky
Production/Producer2012 All the Light in the Sky
Writing/Writer2012 All the Light in the Sky
Directing/Director2012 Marriage Material
Production/Producer2012 Marriage Material
Writing/Writer2012 Marriage Material
Directing/Director2012 V/H/S
Editing/Editor2012 V/H/S
Crew/Cinematography2011 Art History
Directing/Director2011 Art History
Editing/Editor2011 Art History
Production/Producer2011 Art History
Writing/Writer2011 Art History
Crew/Cinematography2011 The Zone
Directing/Director2011 The Zone
Editing/Editor2011 The Zone
Production/Producer2011 The Zone
Writing/Writer2011 The Zone
Directing/Director2011 Uncle Kent
Writing/Screenplay2011 Uncle Kent
Crew/Cinematography2011 Caitlin Plays Herself
Directing/Director2011 Caitlin Plays Herself
Editing/Editor2011 Caitlin Plays Herself
Production/Producer2011 Caitlin Plays Herself
Writing/Writer2011 Caitlin Plays Herself
Crew/Makeup Effects2011 Autoerotic
Directing/Director2011 Autoerotic
Production/Producer2011 Autoerotic
Writing/Writer2011 Autoerotic
Crew/Cinematography2011 Silver Bullets
Directing/Director2011 Silver Bullets
Editing/Editor2011 Silver Bullets
Production/Producer2011 Silver Bullets
Sound/Sound2011 Silver Bullets
Writing/Writer2011 Silver Bullets
Camera/Director of Photography2010 Open Five
Crew/Cinematography2009 Alexander the Last
Directing/Director2009 Alexander the Last
Editing/Editor2009 Alexander the Last
Writing/Author2009 Alexander the Last
Directing/Director2009 Birthday Suit
Writing/Writer2009 Birthday Suit
Camera/Director of Photography2008 Ginger Sand
Directing/Director2008 Nights and Weekends
Editing/Editor2008 Nights and Weekends
Production/Producer2008 Nights and Weekends
Writing/Writer2008 Nights and Weekends
Camera/Director of Photography2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
Directing/Director2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
Editing/Editor2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
Production/Producer2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
Writing/Writer2007 Hannah Takes the Stairs
Directing/Director2006 LOL
Writing/Writer2006 LOL
Crew/Cinematography2006 Thanks for the Add!
Directing/Director2006 Thanks for the Add!
Editing/Editor2006 Thanks for the Add!
Directing/Director2005 Kissing on the Mouth
Directing/Director2005 Hissy Fits
Directing/Director2003 Mikey

TV Shows/Series with Joe Swanberg as Crew(5)

Writing/Writer2016 Easy
Directing/Director2016 Easy
Creator/Creator2016 Easy
Directing/Director2014 Looking
Creator/Creator2006 Young American Bodies

Full Name: Joe Swanberg
Born: Monday, 08/31 1981 (August) in Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 42 years + 32 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Naperville Central High School, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Spouses (current/former): Kris Williams
Other names for Joe Swanberg (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Джо Сванберг"
Joe Swanberg frequently works together with these people:
Adam Wingard (27x, Crew)
Kent Osborne (19x, Actor)
Kris Rey (18x, Actress)
Larry Fessenden (16x, Crew)
Frank V. Ross (15x, Crew)
Kentucker Audley (15x, Crew)
Ti West (14x, Crew)
Josephine Decker (13x, Crew)
Kate Lyn Sheil (11x, Actress)
Amy Seimetz (10x, Actress)
Ryan Andrew Balas (10x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:209642, Added: 07/24/2018, Last updated: 09/15/2023