Josh Hetzler is a Film, Television, Animation, Advertising, Digital and Social Media Producer.
He produced Tim Blake Nelson's film Anesthesia, starring Kristen Stewart, Sam Waterston and Glenn Close, distributed by IFC Films. His HBO animated film from directors Liz Swados, David Wachtenheim, and Robert Marianetti, with producer Roz Lichter, features the voices of Sigourney Weaver, Steve Buscemi, and Fred Armisen. Josh Produced Hollidaysburg, from executive producers Chris Moore, Josh Shader, Neal Dodson and Zachary Quinto. The making of Hollidaysburg was documented for the television series The Chair that premiered on Starz in the Fall of 2014. His series Dog CEO for Adult Swim from director Victor Quinaz, with producers Kristie Lutz and Nick Gallo, premiered in 2014. His films have screened at Cannes, Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, Tribeca, IFC, and hundreds of other festivals and theaters around the world. His 2011 film The Hunter and the Swan Discuss Their Meeting premiered at Sundance, was awarded the National Board of Review Prize at his alma mater the NYU Graduate Film Program, and is currently showing nationally on PBS. SEED, his 2010 collaboration with Sundance-winning cinematographer Ben Richardson, took the top prize at Slamdance.
Josh has built successful media production companies from the ground-up, including a custom stop-motion animation studio, fabrication workshop, and post-production facility, where he managed a team of over 40 animators and designers.