Films

Joan Scheckel, producer, writer, director and creator of The Technique™, is known throughout Hollywood and the international film world as the crucial force behind he most exciting films and television being made today. The Technique™ is the most influential craft to be developed since Strasberg’s “The Method” and is changing how stories are told being told in Hollywood right now. 

Utilizing The Technique™, Joan and has developed 81 completed features and television shows. 80 have been released.  71 came to her without financing. The works have been nominated over 1000 times and won over 450 times, including major nods at the Academy and Emmy Awards. Altogether the films have earned over 2 billion dollars. Having worked with so many of cinema and television’s most vital new voices, Joan's sphere of influence continues to expand. Contact us for full Filmography.

 

"Transparent" - 2015
Writer/Director: Jill Soloway Consulting Producer Seasons 1-3: Joan Scheckel
Filmmaking 1 - 3 Day Filmmaking Lab - Master Class - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
"Whale Rider" - 2003
Director: Niki Caro
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Beginners" - 2010
Writer/Director: Mike Mills Executive Producer: Joan Scheckel
Filmmaking 1 - Filmmaking 2 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Filmmaking 1 - Filmmaking 2 - Advanced On-Going Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Mike Mills
Script Consultant
"I Love Dick" - 2016
Creator/Director/Executive Producer Jill Soloway, Creator/Writer/Executive Producer Sarah Gubbins, Producer Joan Scheckel
"The Rehearsal" - 2016
Director: Alison Maclean
Directing Consultant
"UnREAL" - 2016
Creators: Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro
3 Day Lab - Script Consultant
"To The Bone" - 2017
Writer/Director Marti Noxon
Filmmaking 1
Director Adam Bhala Lough
Master Class
Director Marina Zenovich
Filmmaking 1
"Father's Day" - 2016
Director Kiki Lambden Stout
3 Day Lab
Creators: Joshua John Miller and M.A. Fortin
Script Consultant
"Tiger Hunter" - 2016
Director: Lena Khan
Filmmaking 1 - Master Class - Directing Consultant
Writer: Andrew Eisen
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"The Skinny" - 2016
Director/Writer: Jessie Kahnweiler
3 Day Lab - Master Class
Director/Writer: Jeff Grace
3 Day Lab
Writer/Director: Matt Brown
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Max Joseph
Filmmaking 1, Directing Consultant, Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Anna Axster
Directing Consultant, Script Consultant
"Maggie" - 2015
Director: Henry Hobson
3 Day Lab Filmmaking Lab, Filmmaking 1, Directing Consultant, Script Consultant
"The Wannabe" - 2015
Writer/Director: Nick Sandow
Script Consultant, Acting Consultant
Director: Karyn Kusama Writers: Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi
3 Day Filmmaking Lab, Directing Consultant, Script Consultant
Director: Niki Caro
3 Day Filmmaking Lab
Executive Producer Will Graham
3 Day Lab
Director/Writer/Actor: Jessie Kahnweiler
Master Class
Director/Writer: Tom Gormican
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant
Writers: Michael Godere, Ivan Martin
Script Consultant
"Endless Love" - 2014
Director: Shana Feste
Filmmaking 1 - Master Class - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
"Low Down" - 2014
Topper Lilien
Filmmaking 1
Director/Writer: Mario Kyprianou
Filmmaking 1 - Master Class - Directing Consultant
Director: Jill Soloway
Filmmaking 1 - 3 Day Filmmaking Lab - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
"Sequin Raze" - 2013
Writer/Director: Sarah Shapiro
Script Consultant - Later "Sequin Raze" was developed into critically acclaimed television series "UnREAL"
Director/writer: Jenee LaMarque
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director/writer: Lori Precious
Master Class - Script Consultant
Director/Writer: Francesca Gregorini
Filmmaking 1
"Sugar" - 2013
Director/writer: Rotimi Rainwater
Filmmaking 1
"In Their Skin" - 2013
Director/writer: Jeremy Power Regimbal
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Wadjda" - 2012
Writer/Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour
Filmmaking 1
Director: Rupert Sanders
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"Arbitrage" - 2012
Writer/Director: Nick Jarecki
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"Ruby Sparks" - 2012
Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director/Producer: Alex Hyde-White
Film Consultant
Director/writer: Francois Alaux
Script Consultant - Directing Consultant
Director/Cinematographer: Richard Press
Filmmaking 1
Director: Tiffany Shlain Writers: Carlton Evans Ken Goldberg Sawyer Steele
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director: Ellie Kanner-Zuckerman
Filmmaking 1- Directing Consultant
"Spoonful" - 2012
Director: Jenee La Marque
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Jill Soloway
Filmmaking 1
"Finding Joe" - 2011
Director/Writer: Pat Solomon
Script Consultant
Actor: Orlando Bloom
Acting Coach
Director: Peter Odiorne
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Touchback" - 2011
Director/writer: Don Handfield
Filmmaking 1
"Love Story" - 2011
Director: Florian Habicht
Filmmaking 1
Director: Anne Renton
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"The Future" - 2011
Writer/Director: Miranda July
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
"Restless" - 2011
Director: Gus Van Sant
Master Acting Lab - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Robbie Pickering
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Connected" - 2011
Co-Writer/Director: Tiffany Shlain
Script Consultant
Director/writer: John Alan Simon
Filmmaking 1
"Henry's Crime" - 2010
Director: Malcolm Venville
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director: Mark Romanek
Script Consultant
Director: Jake Scott
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director: Mark Ruffalo
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
"The Runaways" - 2010
Writer/Director: Floria Sigismondi
Script Consultant
"Friendship" - 2010
Director: Markus Goller
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director: Diane Martel
Acting Coach
Director: Diane Martel
Directing Consultant - Acting Coach
"Woinshet" - 2010
Co-director: Lisa Leone, Marisa Tomei
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Sacha Gervasi
Filmmaking 2
Director: Niki Caro Co-Writer: Joan Scheckel
"My Queen Karo" - 2009
Writer/Director: Dorothee van den Berghe
Filmmaking 1
Director: Nancy Montouri-Stein
Filmmaking 1
"Spout" - 2009
Director/writer: Alex Munoz
Directing Consultant
"The Greatest" - 2009
Writer/Director: Shana Feste
Filmmaking 1
Director: Armagan Ballantyne
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Josh Goldin
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Russell Brown
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Beatriz Flores Silva
Filmmaking 1
Director: Jake Scott
Filmmaking 1 - Filmmaking 2- Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Casting - Acting Coach
Writer/Director: Jeffrey Blitz
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
Director: Tim Cahill
Filmmaking 1
"Reporters" - 2007
Directors: Suzanne Fenn and Gilles Bannier
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Josh Miller
Filmmaking 1
"Black Sheep" - 2006
Writer/Director: Jonathan King
Filmmaking 1
"Call Me Mum" - 2006
Writer/Director: Margot Nash
Filmmaking 1
"The King Boys" - 2006
Writer/Director: Chris Clark
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Toa Frase
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant
Writer/Director: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
Acting Coach
"Thumbsucker" - 2005
Writer/Director: Mike Mills
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Stewart Main
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Sarah Watt
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Easter Sunday" - 2005
Writer/Director: Jasmine Kosovic
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Russell Brown
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Brothers" - 2004
Writer/Director: Berry Liberman
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"Final Sale" - 2004
Writer/Director: Julie Hermelin
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"Harry And Max" - 2004
Writer/Director: Christopher Munch
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Brad McGann
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"Saving Face" - 2004
Writer/Director: Alice Wu
Filmmaking 1
Director/writer: Kathleen Hale
Flimmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Gaylene Preston
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
"Sylvia" - 2003
Director: Christine Jeffs
Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Joshua Seftel
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Nelson Pena
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Mark Romanek
Filmmaking 1
Director: Marcus Raboy
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director: Eugene Yelchin
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant
"Pumpkin" - 2002
Directors: Adam Larson Broder and Anthony Abrams
Directing Consultant - Acting Coach
"Liberty Maine" - 2001
Writer/Director: Josiah Emery
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Christopher Munch
Filmmaking 1
Writer/Director: Cheryl Dunye
Directing Consultant - Acting Coach
"Dog Days" - 2000
Writer/Director: Ellie Lee
Filmmaking 1
"Forever Lulu" - 2000
Writer/Director: John Kaye
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant
"Housebound" - 2000
Writer/Director: Mari Kornhauser
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Acting Coach
Director: Alex Munoz
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant - Acting Coach
Writer/Director: Mark Romanek
Directing Consultant - Acting Coach
Writer/Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Filmmaking 1
Director: Michael Pattinson
Filmmaking 1 - Script Consultant
"Jesus' Son" - 1999
Director/ Writer: Alison Maclean
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant
Director: Jamie Babbit
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Writer/Director: Tripp Reed
Filmmaking 1
"Soft Fruit" - 1999
Director: Christina Andreef
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Directors/Writers: Suzanne Fenn and Chris Browne
Filmmaking 1
"Freak Weather" - 1998
Writer/Director: Mary Kuryla
Filmmaking 1 - Directing Consultant
"Spark" - 1998
Writer/Director: Garret Williams
Filmmaking 1
"Platform 6" - 1997
Writer/Director: Mary Ann Marino
Filmmaking 1 - Filmmaking 2 - Directing Consultant - Script Consultant
Director: Marcus Raboy
Directing Consultant