Josh Polon
Los Angeles, CA


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

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

He has produced with the Duplass Brothers since 2009. Most recently he produced ANIMALS. which premiered at Sundance 2015 and sold for two 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 played on PBS’ POV.

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