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Joel is a film director and writer in Birmingham. He’s written, directed and produced many short films, documentaries, commercials and music videos. His medieval rap drama ‘The Quickener’ has been screened at festivals in the UK, Canada, USA and Australia.


By Joel Wilson:

— Wed 27 Nov, 2019

The Repentant Completionist: When Outtakes and Demos Become Too Much

Nerdy fandom makes us feel like insiders, but too many unpublished sketches and outtakes can begin to feel like overkill.

— Wed 15 May, 2019

“The master’s sword dances through the air..” – ‘The Legend of One’ by Pythagoras the Praying Mantis

The latest release by Birmingham rap veteran Pythagoras the Praying Mantis is the work of a master, steeped in hip-hop history and effortless in its delivery.

— Wed 27 Dec, 2017

Joel Wilson’s Top 10 Film Experiences of 2017

What were your favourite film experiences of 2017?

— Sat 25 Nov, 2017

Does The Bible Shape Your Creative Practice?

Joel Wilson reports on another provocative and stimulating Brum Sputnik Hub meet up.

— Tue 14 Feb, 2017

Embrace Of The Serpent

A stunning, thought-provoking, psychedelic and refreshing piece of South American cinema

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