Joke Fincioen & Biagio Messina

Joke and Biagio are wife-and-husband producing team. Together they own and run Joke Productions, Inc. They had an eclectic upbringing in the unscripted world, producing documentary projects for R.J. Cutler while at the same time Co-Executive Producing and show-running The CW hit reality competition show Beauty and the Geek. From there they launched their own production company, creating and executive producing TV Shows including two seasons of Scream Queens (VH1), Caged (MTV), Commercial Kings (IFC), Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne (A&E), True Life Presents: Secrets, Lies, and Sex (MTV) and are currently producing season two of their hit show Ghost Inside My Child (LMN). Dying to do Letterman, their award-winning feature documentary, was invited by the International Documentary Association to compete for Academy Award® consideration by appearing in DocuWeeks® , enjoyed a theatrical run, and was named New and Noteworthy on iTunes®. Biagio also delivered pizzas for Pizza Hut while playing Marc Cram on Nickelodeon’s Kenan and Kel, and Joke learned the Hollywood ropes while working as an assistant for producers like Gale Anne Hurd (Terminator, Armageddon, The Walking Dead.) In an effort to help aspiring producers break into the business, they run a podcast called Producing Unscripted, and invite their listeners to pitch them projects. It can be found at http://ProducingUnscripted.com


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