Joe Garrity is a director, writer, and editor whose projects span narrative, nonfiction, and visual art. Recent work includes Lead Editor and Assistant Director of WATERGATE (2018), a documentary by Charles Ferguson for History Channel. In 2017, he directed ALVVAYS - IN UNDERTOW, the official music video for the debut single from Alvvays' second album, as well as designed and performed live visuals during the band's Antisocialites tour in the U.K., U.S., and Canada. His short film TWINSBURG (2016) has screened internationally at over 50 film festivals and garnered 10 top awards.
Joe has worked with Pixar Animation Studios, the Telluride Film Festival, and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Currently he is pursuing an M.F.A. in Writing through a low-residency program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, concentrating in creative nonfiction and poetry. In New York he studies improv in the Academy Program at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and is a founding member of the indie team High Status. He holds a B.S. in Genetics from the University of California, Berkeley.