H. Maxwell Joseph
January 16, 1982
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Brown University, 2004|
|Occupation||Filmmaker, television host|
|Television||Catfish: The TV Show|
Max Joseph (born January 16, 1982) is an American filmmaker and a television and gameshow host.
For seven seasons, he was a host and cameraman for Catfish: The TV Show. He was absent from Catfish for several episodes in the fourth season to make his feature film debut, We Are Your Friends, starring Zac Efron. Joseph announced that he was leaving Catfish: The TV Show in 2018, and he was replaced in 2020 by Kamie Crawford.
Joseph has directed several films, including 12 Years of DFA: Too Old to Be New, Too New to Be Classic, Garden of Eden, Let's Harvest the Organs of Death Row Inmates, and several other productions.
|2008||State of the Economy: Oil Addiction||Documentary|
|2008||Good: Alcohol Olympics||Documentary|
|2009||Good: Atomic Alert||Documentary|
|2009||Let's Harvest the Organs of Death Row Inmates||Video short|
|2009||Good: The Green Hotel||Video short|
|2009||Good: Animal Guns||Video short|
|2012||Garden of Eden||Video short|
|2013||12 Years of DFA: Too Old To Be New, Too New To Be Classic||Documentary|
|2015||We Are Your Friends||Drama|
|2017||DICKS: Do you need to be one to be a successful leader?||Documentary|
|2019||BOOKSTORES: How to Read More Books in the Golden Age of Content||Documentary|
|2021||15 Minutes of Shame||Documentary|
|2012–2018||Catfish: The TV Show||Co-host and cinematographer||Absent for 5 episodes due to We Are Your Friends|
Awards and nominations
|Teen Choice Award||2014||Choice TV Personality: Male||Catfish: The TV Show||Nominated|||
- Bentley, Jean (April 1, 2015). "Max Joseph Is Back on Catfish! But How Did Nev Schulman's Guest Hosts Fare During His Absence?". US Weekly Magazine. Retrieved April 21, 2015.
- Bucksbaum, Sydney (January 10, 2015). "Is Max Joseph Leaving MTV's Catfish This Season?". E! Entertainment. Retrieved April 21, 2015.
- "'Catfish' Co-Star Max Joseph Bids Farewell to the Show After 7 Years | Feeling the Vibe Magazine". blog.feelingthevibe.com. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
- Heyn, Elizabeth (January 8, 2020). "Kamie Crawford Co-Hosts MTV's 'Catfish' with Nev Schulman". Heavy. Retrieved January 11, 2020.
- Joseph, Max (June 1, 2017). "DICKS: Do you need to be one to be a successful leader?". YouTube.
This is a question that has been eating away at me for a long time, so I decided to make a movie about it.
- "BOOKSTORES: How to Read More Books in the Golden Age of Content".
- "15 Minutes of Shame".
- "Teen Choice Awards: The Complete Winners List". Hollywood Reporter. August 10, 2014.