Author: Joe Garrity

Joe Garrity is a writer, filmmaker, and improviser based in Brooklyn, New York who has studied at UC Berkeley, NYU Tisch, and BATS Improv in San Francisco. His latest short film, TWINSBURG, premiered at Cinequest Film Festival and won Best Comedy at Taos Shortz Film Fest and the Industry Choice Award at Dances With Films. He has worked with the Telluride Film Festival, NBC’s Saturday Night Live, and Pixar Animation Studios.

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Expanding Off-Screen Relationships, On Screen: A Closer Look at “Twinsburg”

Earlier this year, independent filmmaker Joe Garrity debuted Twinsburg, a short film about identical twin brothers, Jerry and Paul, who reconnect at the largest gathering of twins in a small town in Ohio. In this essay, Garrity chronicles the making of the story and its impact on his relationship with his own twin, who he played opposite… Read more »