Joseph Levy

Joseph LevyA native of Texas, Joseph Levy attended the University of Southern California, with an initial emphasis in music composition, film scoring and cello performance.  Though graduating with a music degree, he spent his final two years studying film production at the USC School of Cinema-Television.  For several years after graduation, Levy worked in various capacities of production, development and representation. In 1999, Levy produced the highly acclaimed short film George Lucas in Love.  The short not only became one of the most viewed short films in internet history, but the best-selling short film of all time, grossing over $500,000 from DVD, television, online and theatrical releases in countless languages around the world.  The film has garnered a multitude of awards and accolades, and it has screened at countless festivals around the world including the Toronto International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. In 2003, Levy founded Amusement Park Productions, an independent film, television and multi-media production company, which would ultimately become Chaos Theory.  Since then, Levy has created, written, produced and directed numerous series, pilots and specials for Fox Television Studios, Food Network, SpikeTV, FX, World Wide Pants and Fine Living.  He produced the independent feature film Last Man Running, which won the audience award at the Los Angeles Film Festival.  Levy’s first television series, a reality/documentary series for the Food Network titled Into the Fire, garnered a James Beard Award Nomination.  He recently completed directing and producing a feature documentary film titled Spinning Plates, which won audience awards at the Santa Barbara, Austin, Naples, Vail and Maui Film Festivals before going on to play in North American theaters for 3 months. Levy currently resides in Los Angeles.