Joseph Muszynski

Adjunct Instructor in Film

Joseph Muszynski is a New York based screenwriter and filmmaker who has worked on several recent independent film productions. He was a writer and executive producer on Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011) directed by Bruce Beresford, and starring Jane Fonda and Catherine Keener. His next film, Rhymes with Banana (2014), starring Zosia Mamet, marked his directorial debut. More recently, he directed Mahjong and the West (2015), which is currently in post-production. Joe is currently attached to direct Eden’s Folly (2016/17), a futuristic re-imagination of the story of Eden. He has worked as a script consultant on numerous projects and has taught filmmaking through the Bard Prison Initiative. In his free time, he raises chickens.

BA, MA, University of Colorado at Boulder
At Vassar since 2014


Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film
Box 467
Monday 3-5pm, (11-12pm only by appt.)

Departments and Programs


DRAM/FILM 317 Introduction to Screenwriting