Josh is a commercial and short film director.

Josh brings a cinematic and provocative style to human-centered stories. Mixing dreamlike visuals and kinetic edits, he creates work that grabs the viewer and presents a sensorial perspective on the world. He loves to travel and to tell stories about culture.

Josh studied graphic design, and still gets excited about typefaces. He began his career at Digital Kitchen while in college, and quickly rose to leading projects through production and post as a creative director. He brings hands-on expertise of editorial and post-production to every project. He thinks music and sound design are the most underrated part of creating exceptional work.

Recent recognition includes winning a gold Young Director Award 2019 at Cannes, as well as a Vimeo Best of the Month selection for his short film Still/Life. His commercial and personal work have been recognized by Nowness, Communication Arts, FWA, and The New York Times. When not traveling for work, he splits his time between New York and South East Asia.

 

CONTACT

joshhaywardco@gmail.com
734.395.1233
@josh_hayward_