Josh Polon
Los Angeles, CA


As director, Josh's documentary work has premiered at TIFF, SXSW, DOC NYC, True/False, Hot Docs and Maryland, and been featured by Vimeo Staff Picks and Dazed & Confused Magazine.

His debut feature documentary MEXMAN premiered in competition at Slamdance 2018 where it won 2 silver medals for Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award, and a short he produced, MY DEAD DAD'S PORNO TAPES by Charlie Tyrell, premiered at Sundance 2018, became a New York Times Op-Doc, and won the Jury Prize at SXSW.

As producer, he lead produced the indie animated series ANIMALS., which premiered at Sundance 2015 and sold for 2 seasons to HBO; MANSON FAMILY VACATION which premiered at SXSW 2015 and sold to Netflix; and Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims’ ONLY THE YOUNG, which won awards at AFI Fest and Cinema Eye Honors and sold to Oscilloscope.

Since 2015 he has run the Virtual Reality production company Beard & Glasses VR with Rory Mitchell.