CV - Josh Funk

Last updated – March 7th, 2016

Professional Experience

2012 - Present            Independent Filmmaker/Producer/Animator

2000 – Present            Freelance Illustrator, Graphic Designer

Education

2007                         B.A.                                                             California State University Chico

2004                        Transfer, General Education                        Butte Community College

Exhibitions

2016      Shortz Film Festival, El Rey Theatre, Chico, CA

                Music Video: Diggin' On

2016      FilmQuest, Jordan Commons Multiplex, Sandy, UT

                Grand Jury: Doug Jones, Amrita Acharia, Carlee Baker

                Music Video: Diggin' On

2016       Sundial Film Festival, Cascade Theatre, Redding, CA

                Film: The Spaceman

2016       Keep Chico Weird, El Rey Theatre, Chico, CA

                Film: Diggin’ On

2015       SciFi Film Festival, Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Australia            

                Grand Jury: Phil Goldfarb, Marjean Holden, Scott A. Brewer

                 Film: The Spaceman

2015        Shortz Film Festival, El Rey Theatre, Chico, CA                                    

                 Film: The Spaceman

2015        VOB Film Festival, Ryder Farm, Brewster, NY                                   

                 Film: The Spaceman

2015        FilmQuest, Jordan Commons Multiplex, Sandy, UT                                                

                 Grand Jury: Doug Jones, Dameon Clarke, Cerina Vincent

                 Film: The Spaceman

2015        Freak Show, The Down-Lo, Chico, CA                                                

                 Film: Wormholes

2015         Pageant Theatre, Chico, CA                                                

                  Films: The Spaceman, Wormholes

2015          Keeping Chico Weird            , El Rey Theatre, Chico, CA                                    

                   Film: Wormholes

2014          Dr. Klabbe, Innsbruck, Leokino Cinematograph, Austria                                   

                   Film: Wormholes

2013           Animated Edin, Cumbria, England                                   

                    Film: Wormholes

2015           MONCA POP-UP, Museum of Northern California Art, Chico, CA            

                    Films: The Spaceman, Wormholes

2015            Art at the Matador, Matador Motel, Chico, CA                                    

                    Films: The Spaceman, Wormholes

2014           Uncle Dad Art Collective, 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA            

                    Film: Wormholes

 

Awards

2016           Best Brief Film : Judges Choice, Shortz Film Festival, Chico, CA

2016            Best of Festival, Sundial Film Festival, Redding, CA

2016            Best Narrative Film, Sundial Film Festival, Redding, CA

2015            Award of Excellence, BestShorts International Film Competition, San Diego, CA

2015            Honorable Mention, One-Reeler Short Film Competition, Los Angeles, CA

2015            Award of Excellence, The IndieFEST Film Competition, La Jolla, CA

2015            Scholarship Room Winner, (ChiVVA) Art at the Matador, Chico, CA

2015            Award of Excellence, Accolade Global Film Competition, San Diego, CA           

2007            Finalist in “Rock Alternative” Category, Unisong International Songwriting Contest, London, England

 

Films

2015             The Spaceman, Short Film

2013             Wormholes, Short Film

 

Publications

2016            “Monsters” Written by Dana Hocking and published by CreateSpace.

2015            “An Animated Vision” Edited by Matthew York and Published by VideoMaker Magazine

2009             “Sinful: A Graphic Novel” Edited by Wayne Houchin and Published by WH Entertainment

 

Articles

2015            Review: FilmQuest 2015: Short Circuit – The Shorts Part II, By Ernie Trinidad, FilmPulse.net, Los Angeles, CA

2015            Review: He Said, She Said: ‘The Spaceman’ Wows Reviewers, By Allen K. Lunde and Michelle MacEachern, Chico Enterprise Record, Chico, CA

2015            Featured: Artists Transform The Matador, Chico Enterprise Record, Chico, CA

2015            Featured: A Combined Effort, Chico Enterprise Record, Chico, CA

2015            Interview: ‘Spaceman’ Makes It’s Landing, By Leila Rodriguez, Chico Enterprise Record, Chico, CA

2015            Interview: Stop-Motion Monsters Come to Life in ‘The Spaceman’, By Tom Sundgren, The Orion, Chico, CA

2015            Interview: Monster Maker, By Rachel Bush, Chico News & Review, Chico, CA

2014            Interview: Alumnus Light Speeds Into Space In New Stop-Motion Film, By Ernesto Rivera, The Orion, Chico, CA

2014            Interview: Chico Director Ventures to Space in New Stop-Motion Movie, By Leila Rodriguez, Chico Enterprise Record, Chico, CA

2013            Review: Wormholes, By Vera Long, Dragonframe.com, Los Angeles, CA

 

Presentations

2016           “Monsters” Book Signing, Barnes & Noble, Chico, CA, December 11th, 2016.

2016           “Monsters” Book Signing, Barnes & Noble, Chico, CA, November 5th, 2016.

2015            Butte Community College, Visiting Lecturer on the topic of Filmmaking.

2015            Museum of Northern California Art, Film & Animation Guest Speaker.

2014            California State University Chico, Visiting Lecturer on the topic of Filmmaking.

2014            Boys & Girls Club, Animation Guest Speaker on the topic of Stop-Motion Animation.

2014            Pleasant Valley High School, Animation Guest Speaker on the topic of Stop-Motion Animation.