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

Each episode delves into a different facet of Skaggs’ art and media activism
and is interwoven with rich historical documentation
from Joey’s multi-media archive.

The first four episodes (of approximately 40) are now screening in film festivals.
After their festival run they will be posted here.

Here are movie posters as place holders for the actual films.

 

  • The Early Years Poster
  • Art as Activism Poster
  • Bad Guys Talent Management Agency Poster
  • The Fat Squad Poster

SCREENINGS, FUTURE & PAST

Maui Film Festival
Joey Skaggs: Bad Guys Talent Management Agency (14:33)
This is oral history film #3
Online screening coming in November
Date, time and link will be announced soon

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

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.