Joe Nicolosi

Writer + Director

Star Cadets on Space Patrol

About + Contact

Joe Nicolosi is an Austin-based filmmaker and multi-year alumni of SXSW for his film bumpers and short films. In 2009 he won the ‘George Lucas Award’ for his short film “Star Wars: Retold” and was named one of the ’25 Faces of Independent Film’ in 2011.

Joe was born and raised in New York where he also attended college upstate, studying film, theater and writing.

He's currently the series director for It’s Okay to be Smart, a weekly science show published by PBS Digital Studios.

For work inquires or to file complaints about about his treatment of Agent Washington on Red vs Blue, you can reach him at