Joshua Shull is the President of Pentwater Productions (Founder 2008), LOC8, and Film Floors NY. He has written, produced, and location managed projects covering all platforms of media for over 20 years. In June 2019, Josh (for the third year) served as Coordinating Producer for Warner Media and Dick Clark Productions for the NBA Awards filmed at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA, and in August 2019, the Jonas Brothers Concert on the Asbury Park Boardwalk for the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
This season, Josh and his team location managed the East and West Coast filming for David Letterman’s Netflix Show, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, also The Break with Michelle Wolf on Netflix, Amanda Seales’ HBO Stand Up Special, Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston on Showtime, and filmed show opens for several VH1 series.
Josh also served as production consultant/supervisor/location producer on Comedy Central’s late night series, The President Show (22 episodes). Coordinating producer for the 2017, 2018, 2019 NBA Awards for Dick Clark Productions, and for I Heart Media/ATT/Direct TV’s multi-platform live concert series (live web/radio/TV) featuring: Usher’s Album Release at Pier 15 in NYC, Sting Live at Irving Plaza, and Secret Sessions with Lorde at The Houdini Estate in Los Angeles. Josh also worked on the return of MTV’s series,Unplugged, filmed at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ.
In 2015, Josh scouted, and negotiated the contract at the St. James Theatre on Broadway for the filming of Birdman: Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance (2015 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture.)
Credits as TV producer, and production supervisor: Comedy Central, VH1, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Warner Bros’ The Great Gatsby, BBC, MTV, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, TLC, and countless commercials and photo campaigns.
Credits as Location manager: My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, , The Break with Michelle Wolf, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, The President Show, HBO’s/Funny of Die’s Chris Gethard’s Career Suicide, VH1 Storytellers (6 eps), Logo’s Trailblazer Honors (5 years at Cathedral of St. John the Divine), Dear Mama at St. Bart’s Church, VH1’s Big Music in 2015, You Oughta Know (2013 and 2014), Superbowl Blitz (6 nights/6 shows) VH1’s Make a Band Famous, Nickelodeon HALO Awards , NBC’s SMASH, MARVEL’S The Avengers, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, ABC’s Ugly Betty, I Am Legend, Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, Woody Allen’s Whatever Works, USA’s White Collar, HBO’s The Newsroom, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, What Happens in Vegas.
Prior to working in film and TV, Joshua ran an off-broadway production company serving as writer/director/producer, as well as artistic director for a regional theater company. He also wrote and performed stand up comedy and improv in the
NYC circuit. Josh attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), The School for Film and Television (SFT), and majored in screenwriting and producing at New York University (NYU). Joshua is a member of the Producer’s
Guild of America and the Location Manager’s Guild International.
Josh is father of 2 boys, is the owner of a renovated, 5700 sq ft modern-industrial Firehouse, with 18’
ceilings – located 12 miles from NYC – and is available for filming.
Joshua Shull, President
Pentwater Productions Inc.