Award-winning indie horror filmmaker Joe Sherlock is a veteran of over 30 feature and anthology films. Writing, directing, shooting, editing and scoring most of his own projects, Sherlock's extensive body of work includes "Drifter," "Beyond The Wall of Fear," "Blood Creek Woodsman" and "Bloodsucking Redneck Vampires" which have been screened at festivals and conventions across North America.
An accomplished illustrator, Sherlock's latest work is a graphic novel entitled "Demonized,” published by Hard Case Comics.
"Joe's movies are a great example of how unique low-budget horror can be from all the other product out there. He plays by his own rules. It's true renegade stuff that is unlike anything you'll find in the mainstream."
- Andrew Shearer, AthFest Music & Arts Festival
Joe Sherlock is co-producer and director of photography for Manos Returns, the official sequel to the cult classic and Mystery Science Theater 3000 favorite, “Manos: The Hands of Fate.”
"Joe Sherlock, who I am dubbing the Fred Olen Ray of the Pacific Northwest. And I mean that as high praise."
"Drive-In Academy Award nominations for Joe Sherlock, the writer/director/composer/editor, for doing things the drive-in way."
- Cult movie critic, Joe Bob Briggs
"Every scene and every minute of TWISTED FATES oozes a love for all things horror!”
- Ain't It Cool News
"Winner, "Special B-Movie Achievement Award," B-Movie Theater Film Festival, Syracuse, NY
DRIFTER: "A brilliant low-budget indie horror flick with a ton of imagination and black heart…a brilliantly dark and twisted effort that I could see becoming a cult classic in the years ahead."
- Hickeys House of Horrors
Productions Joe has been involved in include Manos Returns, Beyond The Wall of Fear, Drifter, Odd Noggins, Blood Creek Woodsman, Frames of Fear, Bad Illusions, Twisted Fates, Beneath A Dead Moon, Underbelly, Bloodsucking Redneck Vampires, Evil Rising, Deadly Premonitions, Platoon of the Dead, The Evilmaker, Abomination: Evilmaker 2, Housebound, The Seekers, Twisted Illusions 2, Alien Conspiracy: Beyond The Lost World, Decrypter, Dreamwalkers, Dimension of Blood and many others. Details about these films and more can be found here.
"Joe Sherlock seems to be the one man film crew responsible for DRIFTER and I am always in awe of folks who can juggle everything from top to bottom of a film as it is a massive undertaking…Joe Sherlock shows that he’s got what it takes in the writing department."
- Ain't It Cool News
"Director Joe Sherlock has certainly helmed his share of uniquely-titled genre fare over his near-twenty year career of 'doing things the drive-in way.' "
- Daily Grindhouse