Joe King is an artist/filmmaker working in the field of moving images, using innovative techniques and animation to combine and manipulate photography, film, video, and sound. His work has been screened around the world and broadcast internationally. It has won awards both in the United States and abroad, including the Jerwood Moving Image Award 2008, SXSW Film Festival (U.S., 2006), Ann Arbor Film Festival (U.S., 2006), Hull International Film Festival (UK, 2006), Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Montreal (Canada, 2006), and 25 fps (Croatia, 2006).
King studied film and photography at Newport Film School Wales and animation at the Royal College of Art. He has been a tutor in the RCA Animation Department since 2001. He is also a director for the production company Slinky Pictures and cofounder of Folk///projects, which recently had a retrospective screening at the London Institute of Contemporary Art.