Joseph Demaria is an LA-based writer, director and editor. As an LGBTQ+ storyteller, he is passionate about using his voice to bring queer stories to the screen. His short films have screened at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF 2021, 2018), Docs Without Borders (2018) and 25 Under 25 (2018). Joseph is an alumnus of NYU Tisch School of the Arts Essentials Program and SBIFF's Rosebud program. He is currently in development for his first feature film.