t.j. misny writes, directs, photographs and edits those moving pictures you keep hearing about.
he is currently in the early stages of preproduction on his first feature film as writer/director.
his short films have screened at over three dozen film festivals worldwide, including DETRITUS (director/cinematographer/editor) which was awarded the kodak director's prize at the 2015 slamdance film festival. his collection of three darkly comic short films, INTIMATE SEMAPHORES (writer/director/producer/editor) starring kate lyn sheil ("house of cards"), ariane labed ("before midnight") and jocelin donahue ("house of the devil") made its US premiere as the opening night of the 2014 brooklyn film festival (winner: best editing) and its international premiere at the 2014 stockholm film festival (nominated: iFestival award).
as a comedy director, t.j.'s web video work has accumulated over 100 million online views, including Comedy Central's "hack into broad city" (2016 emmy nominee: outstanding short form series + 2016 webby award winner) and "why starbucks spells your name wrong" which was named one of the 50 funniest moments of 2014 by the Huffington Post and screened on the TODAY Show. his online work been written about in The New Yorker, Forbes, Rolling Stone, USA Today, Buzzfeed, People, Time, Business Insider, New York Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Interview, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Variety and Deadline.com. top online curators have celebrated these pieces, including Short of the Week, Nowness and the Vimeo Staff ("the truth about meeting women" + "exes"). misny has also directed + photographed original comedic shorts for Big Beach, Huffington Post, MTV, Bleacher Report, Conde Nast Entertainment and Refinery29. "broad city's" ilana glazer has called misny "a straight-up visionary" and abbi jacobson has said "he's so fucking talented" so there's that.
as a commercial director, t.j. is represented by the fine folks at greenpoint pictures. he has directed nearly 20 pieces for companies including Realtor, GE, Western Digital, Gatorade, SoFi, Kohls, Chrysler, YouTube, Skinnycow, Schick and US Cellular with agencies such as BBDO, R/GA, Goodby Silverstein, 360i, HUGE, Pereira & O'Dell, J. Walter Thompson and Mullenlowe.
he lives in manhattan.