|Joe Swanberg (b.
1981) earned his degree in film production from Southern Illinois
University, where he developed an interest in emerging video
technology and a crippling addiction to the Internet. His first
feature, KISSING ON THE MOUTH (2005) is available on DVD through
Heretic Films, and his second feature, LOL (2006), is enjoying
a festival/theatrical run after premiering at the SXSW Film Festival.
His web series, YOUNG AMERICAN BODIES (2006), which he co-produced
with his future wife, Kris Williams, can be viewed online for
free at www.nervevideo.com. His latest feature, HANNAH TAKES
THE STAIRS, is in post-production, and he's developing a new
feature, NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS, which will be filming in Chicago
and NY in December.