Joel Nelson recently moved to Atlanta, GA to pursue positions in Camera and Directing Departments. He has had experience working live events with Inland Networks own INTV, working as Camera Operator, Editor, Interviewer, and Director.


2/22 – Current

Health & Safety Assistant (OSSA) Ghosted

Apple TV+ — Film (Feature-length) — Skydance Media Details
2/22 – Current

Health and Safety On Site Support Assistant. I ran results to crew for covid tests while also coordinating with outsourced testing company for efficient speed of testing.

2/22 – 4/22

Health & Safety Assistant Zoltar

Apple TV+ — Film (Feature-length) — WithHealth Details
2/22 – 4/22

lead Health and Safety On-Site Support Assistant. I ran results to crew for covid tests while also coordinating with an outsourced testing company for efficient speed of testing.

11/20 – 11/21

Media Manager (Lead) Friends Talking Fantasy (Season 1)

Spotify — Podcast/Audio — Friends Talking Fantasy Details
11/20 – 11/21

Media editor for redistribution of the podcast to other distribution channels. Producing Visuals to pair with the podcast if redistributed in A/V format. Youtube channel management.

7/21 – 7/21

Production Assistant (Locations Dept.) Black Panther 2

Marvel — Film (Feature-length) — Marvel Studios Details
7/21 – 7/21

As Locations PA, I prepped and maintained crew tents, repaired tents after storm damage, drove and managed the locations truck, marked the path for cast and crew, maintained clean sets, kept sets and locations clean and orderly etc.

10/20 – 10/20

Director The Blackmailer

Portland Comedy Film Festival — Film (Short) — Full Sail University
10/20 – 10/20
9/19 – 9/19

Second Assistant Camera Bedtime Story

YouTube — Film (Short) — Gnomedia Productions Details
9/19 – 9/19

Slate, camera gear organization, and coordinating with the script supervisor.

7/19 – 7/19

Second Assistant Director In the Heat of Miami

YouTube — Film (Short) — Driven With Passion Productions Details
7/19 – 7/19

Starting as Second Assistant Director on my first day, my second day onward was as the Assistant Director due to the position being abandoned. My role was both juggling managing actors and the shooting schedule simultaneously. I also handled an emergency when the police were called and kept production on track while managing a small crisis.

11/13 – 3/19

Director Project Voicebend

YouTube — Film (Short) — Project Voicebend Details
11/13 – 3/19

Juggled both Co-directing and Voice acting in the parody series of The Legend of Korra Managed Talent via Skype Handled script supervision and coordinated data management.


  • Why We Play

  • FTF EP 11: The Wise Man's Fear; book 2 of The Kingkiller Chronicles


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Class of '20

Full Sail University

M.F.A. Film/Television Production
Class of '14

The Evergreen State College

Bachelor of Arts


  • Directing
  • Video Editing
  • Cinematography
  • Interviewing
  • Camera Operation
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Acting
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe AfterEffects
  • Script Editing
  • brand creation
  • final Cut Pro Proficiency