Phil Joanou

 

 

1984 — writes and directs USC student film “Last Chance Dance”

 

1985 — directs “Amazing Stories - Santa ’85” (Steven Spielberg producer, NBC)

 

1986 — directs “Amazing Stories - The Doll” — John Lithgow (Steven Spielberg producer, NBC).  Winner best actor Emmy.

 

1987 — directs “Three O’clock High” — Casey Siemaszko, Richard Tyson (Steven Spielberg producer, Universal Pictures)

 

1987 — directs “Merry Christmas, Baby Please Come Home” (U2 “A Very Special Christmas”)

 

1988 — directs and edits “U2: Rattle and Hum” (Paramount Pictures)

 

1988 — directs video for “When Love Comes to Town” (U2 “Rattle and Hum”).  Winner MTV award.

 

1898 — directs documentary “Age 7 in America” — Meryl Streep (Michael Apted producer, ABC).  Winner Peabody Award.

 

1989 — directs video for “One Tree Hill” (U2 “Best of 1980-1990”)

 

1989 — directs video for “Bad” (U2 “Best of 1980-1990”)

 

1990 — directs “State of Grace” — Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Ed Harris, Robin Wright (Orion Pictures)

 

1992 — directs “Final Analysis” — Richard Gere, Kim Basigner, Uma Thurman (Warner Bros.)

 

1992 — directs video for “One” (U2 “Achtung Baby”)

 

1992 — directs video for “Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” (U2 “Achtung Baby”)

 

1992 — directs video for “Keep the Faith” (Bon Jovi “Keep the Faith”)

 

1993 — directs “Fallen Angels - Dead End for Deliah” — Gary Oldman (Sydney Pollack producer, Showtime).  Winner best actor mini-series award.

 

1993 — directs “Wild Palms - finale” Jim Belushi, Kim Cattrall, Dana Delany, Robert Loggia, Angie Dickenson (Oliver Stone producer, NBC)

 

1993 — directs 3D dream sequences “3rd Rock from the Sun” — John Lithgow, Jane Curtain, Joseph Gordon Levitt (NBC).  Winner of five Emmys.

 

1994 — directs video for “You Don’t Know How it Feels” (Tom Petty “Wildflowers”).  Winner MTV award.

 

1995 —directs “Heaven’s Prisoners” — Alec Baldwin, Mary Stuart Masterson, Terri Hatcher, Eric Roberts  (New Line)

 

1996 — directs video for “Walls (circus)” (Tom Petty “She’s the One“)

 

1997 — directs video for “If God Will Send His Angels” (U2 “Pop”)

 

1998 — directs “When You Believe” — (Whitney Huston and Mariah Carey “Prince of Egypt”)

 

1998 — directs documentary “14 Up in America” (Michael Apted producer, Showtime)

 

1999 — writes and directs “Entropy” — Stephen Dorff, Kelly Macdonald, Bono (Touchstone Pictures)

 

2000-2004 — directs commercials for: Nike, Coke, Toyota, Sony, UPS, Lexus, Gatorade, Microsoft, Diet Coke, Ford, UBS, etc.

 

2002 — directs tv pilot “Naked Hotel” — Joh Corbett, Michael Rispoli, Sarah Ramirez (ABC)

 

2003 — directs video for “All Because of You” (U2 “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb”)

 

2003 — directs video for “Sometimes You Can’t Make it on Your Own” (U2 “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb”)

 

2005 — directs “Gridiron Gang” — Dwayne Johnson (Sony Pictures)

 

2006 — directs AIDS in Africa documentary “40 cents a day” — Bono (Product Red, One Campaign)

 

2006-20014 — directs commercials for: T-mobile, Lincoln, Vanilla Coke, Honda, Bud Light, Air Force, GM, Miller, Army, etc.

 

2013 — directs “Chris Tucker Live” — Chris Tucker (Netflix)

 

2015 — directs “The Veil” — Jessica Alba, Lilly Rabe, Thomas Jane (Universal Pictures)

 

2016-Present — directs commercials for: EA sports, Acura, Visa, Samsung, Budweiser, Mercedes, Disney, Panasonic, Brand Jordan, MSNBC, McDonalds, Garnier, ESPN, NASCAR, Comcast, etc.

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