Joey Skaggs Oral Histories

Joey Skaggs: Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
is a new series of oral history films produced and directed
by Judy Drosd with Joey Skaggs

The first six episodes are currently screening in film festivals
(plus a compilation of the first four under the series title)

1. Joey Skaggs: The Early Years, 1940s-1960s (14:55)
2. Joey Skaggs: Art as Activism, 1960s and 1970s (12:45)
3. Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
4. Joey Skaggs: The Fat Squad (11.54)
5. Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos (18:57)
6. Joey Skaggs: Metamorphosis, Cockroach Miracle Cure (27:37)

There are many more episodes in post production. The entire series will be available for streaming after they finish playing in film festivals.

FILM FESTIVAL SCREENINGS & AWARDS

New Jersey International Film Festival Fall 2022
Joey Skaggs: Metamorphosis, Cockroach Miracle Cure
OFFICIAL SELECTION
This is oral history film #6
September 30, 2022
In person screening at 7pm, location TBA
New Brunswick, NJ
Also available online everywhere for 24 hours starting at midnight


Snow Leopard Film Festival (SLIFF)
Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos (18:57)
OFFICIAL SELECTION
This is oral history film #5
June 2022 Program
Madrid, Spain


Golden Lemur Film Festival (GLIFF)
Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos (18:57)
WINNER: BEST WEB SERIES
This is oral history film #5
April 2022 Program
Lisbon, Portugal


Golden Giraffe Film Festival (GGIFF)
Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos (18:57)
WINNER: BEST SHORT DOC & BEST WEB SERIES
This is oral history film #5
March – April 2022 Program
Nice, France


New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2022
Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos (18:57)
This is oral history film #5
Short Program #2 – Live in Person
Friday, February 11 at 7pm
Voorhees Hall #105/Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ
You can also stream it from anywhere
Friday, February 11, 2022 from 12:00am for 24 hours


Maui Film Festival Speed of Light Virtual Cinema
Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
This is oral history film #3
Short Film Program #2
Stream it from anywhere, any time
November 17 through December 8, 2021


Newport Beach Film Festival
Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
This is oral history film #3
Saturday, October 23, at 6:15pm PT
“Arts, Fantasy, and Life” Shorts Program
Starlight Triangle Cinemas Theatre #5
Newport Beach, CA


Deep Focus Film Festival
Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
WINNER: HONORABLE MENTION
This is oral history film #3
(Not screened at festival)
September 18, 19, 2021
790 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211


The NewsFest (True Stories)
Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond (52:06)
WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY ANY LENGTH
WINNER: BEST TRAILER

This is a compilation of the first 4 oral history films
5:30 pm, Friday, July 31, 2021
Galaxy Theatres
Boulevard Mall
3680 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89169


Global Lift-Off Festival
Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
This is oral history film #3
July 1-30, 2021 on Vimeo


The Bonita Springs International Film Festival
Joey Skaggs Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
This is oral history film #3
Center for Performing Arts, Hinman Auditorium
May 22, 2021
Bonita Springs, Florida


USA Film Festival
Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond (52:06)
FINALIST
This is a compilation of the first 4 oral history films
(not screened at festival)
April 21-25, 2021
Dallas, Texas


The Oregon Documentary Film Festival
Joey Skaggs Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
This is oral history film #3
Physical screening at a drive-in theater/winery
February 28, 2021
The Dalles, Oregon


The New Jersey Film Festival
Joey Skaggs: Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
WINNER: HONORABLE MENTION
This is a compilation of the first 4 oral history films
Virtual screening – available for 24 hours
February 12, 2021
New Brunswick, New Jersey


 

Stay tuned for more festival information

 


PRESS COVERAGE & REVIEWS

A look at “Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos” [Interview with Judy Drosd]
by Gary Wien, New Jersey Stage, February 10, 2022

Film Review — Joey Skaggs: Fish Condos screens at the
Spring 2022 New Jersey Film Festival on February 11

by Justin Almodovar, New Jersey Stage, February 10, 2022

Inside New Jersey Film Festival’s 40th Anniversary and
A Day of Wonderful Short Films from Around the World

by Gary Wien, New Jersey Stage, February 8, 2022

Our Favorite Stories In Film – An Interview With Joey Skaggs
New Jersey Stage, January 19, 2022

Joey Skaggs Satire and Art Activism, 1960s to the Present and Beyond
Interview by Al Nigrin, New Jersey Stage, February 9, 2021

Joey Skaggs: 60 Years of Satire, Psychic Attorneys & Mobile Confessionals
by Joe Enright, Argyle Heights, February 10, 2021

Judy Drosd Interview
by Mikel Fair, Film Festival Circuit, March 1, 2021

 
The series is produced with technical support from
NYU’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP) program
in the Tisch School of the Arts.

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