Joe Parham

Writer / Director

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Photograph: Debbie Scalan

Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Isaac Storm

Comedy

Assistant: Isaac Storm

Film, TV & Theatre

Joe is a BAFTA-winning writer whose first feature film THE FESTIVAL (Film4/Fudge Park - co-written with Keith Akushie) will be released on the 17th August starring Jermaine Clement, Joe Thomas and Claudia O’Doherty. It is directed by THE INBETWEENERS creator Iain Morris and is his directorial follow-up to THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE 2.

Joe and writing partner Joe Markham have a 6 x 30' series, HITMEN, in development with Sky One Cave Bear. He also has scripted projects in development with Fudge Park, Hat Trick and BBC Studios, including another feature with Film4, and wrote an episode of CUCKOO Series 4 for BBC3.

Joe and co-writer Lucien Young's BBC3 pilot LIMBO (Hat Trick)  starred Ardal O’Hanlon, Tracey Ann Oberman, Miles Jupp and Ellie White.

He wrote two episodes of BBC3's SIBLINGS and was a core member of the writers’ room both on Series 1 and 2.

Joe is also a Senior Writer on THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL for the Cartoon Network, having written on the show since Series 3. He co-wrote the episode that led to the 2016 Children's BAFTA Best Writer Award.

Joe also wrote and co-directed the brilliant short film THE BIRD (starring Julia Davis) with Ben Target which played at a number of festivals around the world. His short film FRANK (starring Kieran Hodgson) which he co-wrote and co-directed with Ben Target was featured on Huffington Post.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes
2018

Film Four / Fudge Park / Entertainment

Co-writer with Keith Akushie

ALEX THE IMMORTAL

2018

Film Four / Fudge Park

THE BIRD

2013

Turtle Canyon Films

Short Film
Writer and also co-director with Ben Target

FRANK

2012

Turtle Canyon Films

Short Film co-written and co-directed with Ben Target

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

HITMEN

2018

Cave Bear Productions / Sky One

6 x 30' series with Joe Markham

INTER RAILING

2017

King Bert

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

CUCKOO (Season 4)

2018

BBC3

1 x 30' episode

KINGPINS

2018

BBC Studios

1 x 45' script

STICKY

2017

BBC3

THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 3, 4, 5, 6

2017

Cartoon Network / Turner

Senior Writer

LIMBO

2016

Hat Trick

1 x 30' pilot for BBC3

SIBLINGS SERIES 2

2015

Bwark / BBC3

1 x 30' script
Team writer on series

SIBLINGS

2013

Bwark / BBC3

1 x 30' episode co-written with Keith Akushie

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST SERIES 2

2013

Warp / E4

Co-writer 1 x 30' episode

FIT

Citrus Television / CBBC

Sketch writer

THE IMPRESSIONS SHOW

BBC One

Sketch Writer

SORRY I'VE GOT NO HEAD

So Television / CBBC

Sketch Writer

Comedy

Joe is a BAFTA-winning writer whose first feature film THE FESTIVAL (Film4/Fudge Park - co-written with Keith Akushie) will be released on the 17th August starring Jermaine Clement, Joe Thomas and Claudia O’Doherty. It is directed by THE INBETWEENERS creator Iain Morris and is his directorial follow-up to THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE 2.

Joe and writing partner Joe Markham have a 6 x 30' series, HITMEN, in development with Sky One Cave Bear. He also has scripted projects in development with Fudge Park, Hat Trick and BBC Studios, including another feature with Film4, and wrote an episode of CUCKOO Series 4 for BBC3.

Joe and co-writer Lucien Young's BBC3 pilot LIMBO (Hat Trick)  starred Ardal O’Hanlon, Tracey Ann Oberman, Miles Jupp and Ellie White.

He wrote two episodes of BBC3's SIBLINGS and was a core member of the writers’ room both on Series 1 and 2.

Joe is also a Senior Writer on THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL for the Cartoon Network, having written on the show since Series 3. He co-wrote the episode that led to the 2016 Children's BAFTA Best Writer Award.

Joe also wrote and co-directed the brilliant short film THE BIRD (starring Julia Davis) with Ben Target which played at a number of festivals around the world. His short film FRANK (starring Kieran Hodgson) which he co-wrote and co-directed with Ben Target was featured on Huffington Post.