Joel Gallen

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Joel Gallen
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Occupation Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Years active 1986–present
Children Max Gallen
Website
http://www.tenthplanet.net

Joel Gallen is an American television and film director, producer, screenwriter, and founder and president of Tenth Planet Productions.[1]

Gallen has produced and directed many live television events and has won numerous awards, including an Emmy, Peabody, PGA and DGA award for producing and directing "America: A Tribute to Heroes" immediately following the 9/11 attacks.[2] He has executive produced and directed the last twelve Comedy Central Roasts, including the most recent roast of Justin Bieber.[3] Gallen has directed and produced 17 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies between 1993 and 2014,[4] and executive produced and directed the multiple Emmy winning 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert at Madison Square Garden in 2009. [5] From 2007 through 2010, Gallen was the executive producer and director of CNN Heroes.[6] Joel executive produced and directed the last 2 Stand Up to Cancer live multi-network broadcasts in 2012 and 2014.[7] The 2014 the broadcast raised more than 100 million dollars for new clinical trials.[8] He also produced and directed The Concert for Valor for HBO in November of 2014 held on the Mall in Washington DC.[9] In February of 2015, Gallen executive produced the 30th Independent Spirit Awards. [10]

Gallen was the executive producer of two prime-time reality-competition series: The Sing-Off, an a cappella competition series for NBC;[11] and America’s Best Dance Crew, a dance competition series for MTV.[12] Gallen was an executive at MTV in the early 90's where he created and produced a number of popular shows and specials including the MTV Movie Awards.[13] He went on to produce 14 of the first 15 MTV Movie Awards shows between 1992 and 2006. Gallen conceived and directed many of the Movie Award short comedic films during that period that featured Ben Stiller, Tom Cruise, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Vince Vaughn and many others.[14][15]

Joel produced a short film for Zoolander while producing the VH1 Fashion Awards in the late 90's and executive produced the movie for Paramount in 2001. He directed the hit comedy Not Another Teen Movie for Sony Pictures that same year.[16]

Joel lives in Los Angeles with his 10 year old son Max.

Filmography[edit]

The Comedy Central Roasts 2005-2015[17] Executive Producer/Director
30th Independent Spirit Awards 2015[18] Executive Producer/Director
The Concert for Valor (HBO) 2014[19] Executive Producer/Director
Stand Up To Cancer (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, HBO, and 30 other networks) 2012, 2014[20][21] Executive Producer/Director
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (HBO) 2002-2014[22] Executive Producer/Director
The Howard Stern Birthday Bash (HowardStern.com) 2014[23] Executive Producer/Director
The Big Live Comedy Show (YouTube) 2013 [24] Executive Producer/Director
America's Best Dance Crew (MTV) 2008-2012 (7 Seasons)[25] Executive Producer
The Sing-Off (NBC) 2009-2011 (3 Seasons)[26] Executive Producer
Give It Up For Greg Giraldo (Comedy Central) 2011[27] Executive Producer
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (60 networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, MTV, HBO) 2010[28] Executive Producer/Director
25th Anniversary Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (HBO) 2009[29] Executive Producer/Director
CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute (CNN) 2007-2009[30][31][32] Executive Producer/Director
Celebrity Rap Superstar (MTV) 2007[33] Executive Producer
Last Laugh (Comedy Central) 2004 - 2007[34][35][36][37] Executive Producer/Director
Not Another High School Show Pilot (Comedy Central) 2006[38] Executive Producer/Director
MTV Movie Awards (MTV) 1992-93, 1995-2006[39] Creator/Executive Producer/Short Films Director
Dave Attell: The Insomniac Tour (Comedy Central) 2005[40] Executive Producer/Director
Save the Music (VH1) 2005[41] Executive Producer/Director
Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX) 2005[42] Executive Producer/Director
Chris Rock: Never Scared (HBO) 2004 (Emmy Nominated)[43] Executive Producer/Director
The Nick and Jessica Variety Hour (ABC) 2004[44] Executive Producer
Countdown to Oscars 2004 (ABC) 2004[45] Producer
NFL Kickoff Live (ABC) 2003[46] Executive Producer/Director
Pepsi SMASH (WB) Summer 2003 and 2004 (2 Seasons)[47] Executive Producer/Director
Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now (HBO) 2003[48] Executive Producer/Director
Super Bowl XXXVII Half-Time Show (ABC) 2003[49] Producer/Director
An Evening with the Dixie Chicks (NBC) 2002[50] Producer/Director
NFL Friday Night Super Bowl Bash (CBS) 2002[51] Producer/Director
Not Another Teen Movie (Columbia Pictures and Original Film) 2001[52] Director
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (ABC) 2001[53] Producer/Director
Zoolander (Paramount Pictures and Red Hour Productions) 2001[54] Executive Producer
America: A Tribute to Heroes (39 networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, HBO) 2001[55] Executive Producer/Director
A Very Special Christmas from Washington D.C. (TNT) 2000[56] Producer/Director
Dixie Chicks On The Fly (NBC) 2000[57] Producer/Director
Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning (HBO) 2000 (Emmy Nominated)[58] Producer/Director
The Experience Music Project (MTV & VH1) 2000[59] Producer
A Supernatural Evening with Santana (FOX) 2000 (Emmy Nominated)[60] Producer/Director
72nd Annual Academy Awards Pre-Show (ABC) 2000[61] Producer
Mariah Carey's Homecoming Special (FOX) 1999[62] Producer/Director
Concert of the Century: Save the Music (VH1) 1999[63] Producer/Director
Paul McCartney & Friends: PETA's Millennium Concert (VH1) 1999[64] Producer/Director
Eric Clapton & Friends in Concert (VH1 & Warner Bros. Home Video) 1999[65] Producer/Director
The VH1 Fashion Awards (VH1) 1996-98[66] Producer/Director
A Very Special Christmas from Washington D.C. (TNT) 1998[67] Producer/Director
The MTV Video Music Awards (MTV) 1998[68] Producer/Director: Ben Stiller short films
The Jenny McCarthy Show (MTV) 1997[69] Executive Producer/Director
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (MTV & VH1) 1993-1997[70] Producer/Director
The MTV Video Music Awards (MTV) 1989-1993[71] Producer

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