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Joel Gallen

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Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series Or Special

Movies and TV shows
Not Another Teen Mov, Chris Rock: Never Scared, America: A Tribute to Heroes, Hope for Haiti Now: A Global, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and

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Joel Gallen is an American television and film director, producer, screenwriter, and founder and president of Tenth Planet Productions. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, and currently serves on the University's prestigious Harrington School of Communication and Media Executive Advisory Board.

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Gallen has produced and directed many live television events and has won numerous awards, including an Emmy, Peabody, PGA and DGA award for producing and directing America: A Tribute to Heroes immediately following the 9/11 attacks. He has executive produced and directed the last thirteen Comedy Central Roasts, including the most recent roast of Rob Lowe. He's currently directing and executive producing two Comedy Central shows, the new series Roast Battle, and Goddamn Comedy Jam. Gallen has directed and produced 17 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies between 1993 and 2014, and executive produced and directed the multiple Emmy winning 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert at Madison Square Garden in 2009. From 2007 through 2010, Gallen was the executive producer and director of CNN Heroes. Gallen executive produced and directed the Stand Up to Cancer live multi-network broadcasts in 2012 and 2014. The 2014 broadcast raised more than 100 million dollars for new clinical trials. He also produced and directed The Concert for Valor for HBO in November 2014 held on the Mall in Washington, D.C. In 2017, Gallen will executive produce and direct the Independent Spirit Awards for the third consecutive year.

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Gallen was the executive producer of two prime-time reality-competition series: The Sing-Off, an a cappella competition series for NBC; and America’s Best Dance Crew, a dance competition series for MTV. Gallen was an executive at MTV in the early 90's where he created and produced a number of popular shows and specials including the MTV Movie Awards. He went on to produce 14 of the first 15 MTV Movie Awards shows between 1992 and 2006. Gallen conceived and directed many of the Movie Award short comedic films during that period that featured Ben Stiller, Tom Cruise, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon and Vince Vaughn.

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Gallen produced a short film for Zoolander while producing the VH-1 Fashion Awards in the late 1990s and executive produced the movie for Paramount in 2001. He directed the hit comedy Not Another Teen Movie for Sony Pictures that same year.

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Gallen lives in Los Angeles with his 12-year-old son Max.


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