Joe Swanberg is an American independent film director, producer, writer, and actor. Known for micro-budget films which make extensive use of improvisation, Swanberg is considered a major figure in the mumblecore film movement. His films often focus on relationships, sex, technology, and the filmmaking process, and he is credited with launching the careers of Lena Dunham, Greta Gerwig, and The Duplass Brothers.
|Born:||August 31, 1981, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Occupation:||Actor, film director, producer, writer|
|Website:||Joe Swanberg's Official site|
|IMDb:||Joe Swanberg's IMDb|
About Joe Swanberg
Independent filmmaker considered a major figure in the mumblecore movement who has served as a director, producer, writer and actor. Often using micro-budgets, his filmography would include Drinking Buddies, Happy Christmas and seven different features in 2010. He'd also create, write and direct the Netflix original comedy-drama anthology series Easy.
He majored in film at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
As an actor, he would be featured in the Adam Wingard films You're Next and A Horrible Way to Die, as well as movies called White Reinfeer, Proxy, and Joshy.
He married Kris Williams in 2007 and he has two children.
He became a frequent collaborator of actress and director Greta Gerwig.
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