|Born||1952 or 1953
|Years active||1982 - present|
|Awards||Golden Pyramid - Cairo Film Festival
1995 The Flor Contemplacion Story
Joel Lamangan is a Filipino film director, television director and actor. He rose to fame in the early 1990s as an auteur dramatic filmmaker. His award-winning films includes The Flor Contemplacion Story, Sidhi, Deathrow, Hubog, Aishte Imasu 1941, Blue Moon and Mano Po.
On August 19, 2008, Lamangan directed his first indie movie "Walang Kawala" produced by DMV Entertainment. It stars Polo Ravales and Joseph Bitangcol, with the special participation of Jean Garcia. Joel also directs "Obra" and will soon start shooting Desperadas 2. He started production for the next Sine Novela: "Una Kang Naging Akin" starring Angelika dela Cruz, Wendell Ramos, and Maxene Magalona.
In 2013, Lamangan was named as the artistic director of Gantimpala Theater Foundation.  Lamangan will direct an original musical titled "Katipunan: Mga Anak ng Bayan" and it will star actors Sandino Martin and Anna Fegi.  The show is scheduled to tour in August and September around provinces of Manila to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Philippine hero, Andres Bonifacio.
Lamangan is a member of the international Order of DeMolay from Baja Chapter, Cavite City. He was conferred with the highest honor being a DeMolay to the rank of Legion of Honor last November 14, 2015, by the Grand Master Victor Antonio T. Espejo of the Supreme Council Order of DeMolay Philippines for outstanding leadership in his field of endeavor, for service to humanity, for success in fraternal life, including adult service to the Order of DeMolay. The Supreme Council Order of DeMolay is an appendant body of Freemasonry.
- Desperadas 2
- Walang Kawala
- Manay Po 2: Overloaded
- Ako Legal Wife (Mano Po 4?)
- Ang Huling Birhen sa Lupa
- Walang Kapalit
Most of the films were produced by Viva Films.
- Bulaklak ng Maynila (1999)
- Warat: Bibigay ka ba? (1999)
- Sidhi (1999)
- Pusong Mamon (1999) (co-directed with Eric Quizon)
- The Sarah Balabagan Story (1997)
- Bakit May Kahapon Pa? (1996)
- Muling Umawit ang Puso (1995)
- The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995)
- Silakbo (1995)
- Pangako ng kahapon (1994)
- Kapantay ay langit (1994)
- Anghel na walang langit (1994)
- Kadenang Bulaklak (1994)
- Ikaw (1993)
- Ngayon at Kailanman (1992)
- Hiram na Mukha (1992)
- Darna (1991)
- Bakit Manipis ang Ulap? (2016)
- Madam Chairman (2013)
- Enchanted Garden (2012)
- Valiente (2012)
- Pahiram ng Isang Ina (2011)
- Magic Palayok (2011)
- Beauty Queen (2010)
- Sine Novela: Basahang Ginto (2010)
- Ikaw Sana (2009-2010)
- Kahit Minsan Lang (2010) Starring Ivan Dorscner
- Adik Sa'Yo (2009)
- Sine Novela: Paano Ba Ang Mangarap? (2009)
- Sine Novela: Una Kang Naging Akin (2008)
- Babangon Ako't Dudurugin Kita (2008)
- Sine Novela: Pasan Ko Ang Daigdig (2007–08)
- Sine Novela: Sinasamba Kita (2007)
- Asian Treasures (2007, co-director)
- Vietnam Rose (2005)
- Kung Mawawala Ka (2002–03)
- Liwanag Ng Hatinggabi (1999–2000)
- Frequently works with
- Actors/Actress - Creatures
- Jim Pebanco
- Tony Mabesa
- Maricel Soriano
- Jay Manalo
- Writers -
- Roy C. Iglesias
- Ricardo Lee
- Dinno Erece
|1995||Best Director||Muling Umawit ang Puso||Won|
|2009||Mano Po 6: A Mother's Love||Won|
- gmanews.tv/story, PEP: Joel Lamangan directs his first indie movie
- Ang, Walter (2013-08-03). "Joel Lamangan is Gantimpala Theater's New Aristic Director". Inquirer. Retrieved 2013-08-22.
- "Gantimpala Marks Bonifacio Sesquicentennial with 'Katipunan, Mga Anak ng Bayan'". Inquirer. 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2013-08-22.
- "Bret to Andi: Your Place Or Mine?". Viva Entertainment. November 26, 2014.
- "Metro Manila Film Festival:1995". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "Metro Manila Film Festival:2002". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.
- "Metro Manila Film Festival:2009". IMDB. Retrieved 2014-04-09.