Born in Philadelphia, DiFrancesco is an accomplished screenwriter, novelist and occasional lyricist. He has written and produced award-winning films and music videos. He has several novels in publication, as well as, recorded songs to his name.
He is the co-author, with Oak Anderson, on the crime thriller novel, ON THIS DAY, Book #1 in the Homeland Thriller Series.
Official Selection
Last Call (Trailer)
International New York Film Festival
New York, New York
2022
Official Selection
Last Call (Trailer)
The NOVA Fest
Washington DC
2022
Award Winner
Last Call (Trailer)
Toronto Independent Festival of CIFT
Toronto
2022
Award Winner
Last Call (Trailer)
Global Film Festival Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2022
Official Selection
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The NOVA Fest
Washington DC,
2022
Official Selection
Animall
San Diego International Kids Film Festival
San Diego, CA
2022
Official Selection
Touch Blue
The NOVA Fest
Washington DC
2022
Official Selection
Box 3014
Chicago Script Awards
Chicago, IL
2022
Official Selection
Box 3014
San Diego Film Awards
San Diego, CA
2022
Award Winner
Box 3014
Show Low Film Festival
Show Low, AZ
2022
Official Selection
Not Dead Enough
San Diego Movie Awards
San Diego, CA
2022
Official Selection
Last Call (Trailer)
Miami International Cinefest
Miami, FL
2021
Official Selection
Last Call (Trailer)
The Film Collective - Short Film Festival
Bensalem, PA
2021
Official Selection
Last Call (Trailer)
San Diego Movie Awards
San Diego, CA
2021
Honorable Mention
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Frights! Camera! Action!
On Line
2021
Quarter-Finalist
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Page International Screenwriting Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2021
Semi-Finalist
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Cinequest Screenwriting Competition
San Jose, CA
2021
Semi-Finalist
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Atlanta Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
Atlanta, GA
2021
Finalist
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The Magic of Horror
Richmond, VA
2021
Finalist
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Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
New York, NY
2021
Official Selection
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Dark Arts Film Festival Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
2021
Official Selection
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Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
Beverly Hills, CA
2021
Official Selection
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Mile High Horror Film Festival
Boulder, CO
2021
Semi-Finalist
Between the Kisses
Cordillera International Film Festival
Reno, Nevada
2021
Official Selection
Last Call
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Virtual
2021
Semi-Finalist
Touch Blue
Vancouver Badass Film Festival
New Westminster, BC
2021
Award Winner
Touch Blue
Siren by the Sea
Ormond Beach, FL
2021
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
Short Film Slam - MadLab Post
Philadelphia, PA
2021
Award Winner
The Darkness Before Me
The Magic of Horror
Richmond, VA
2021
Finalist
The Darkness Before Me
Action on Film MegaFest 2022
Las Vegas, NV
2021
Award Winner - People's Choice Award
The Darkness Before Me
Delco Film Fest
Wallingford, PA
2021
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
Reading Film Fest
Reading, PA
2021
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
International New York Film Festival
New York, NY
2021
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
Philadelphia Independent Film Festival
Philadelphia, PA
2021
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
The Northern Virginia International Film Festival
Alexandria, VA
2021
Quarter-Finalist
Box 3014
StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest
Woodland Hills, CA
2021
Official Selection
Animall
Kids First! Film Festival
Sante Fe, NM
2020
Official Selection
SLIT
S.O.S. Indie Horror Film Fest
Wheelersburg, OH
2020
Semi-Finalist
Last Call
Chicago Horror Film Festival
Chicago, IL
2020
Semi-Finalist
Last Call
Nevada City Film Festival
Nevada City, CA
2020
Finalist
Last Call
The Indie Horror Film Festival
Dekalb, IL
2020
Finalist
Last Call
The Magic of Horror
Richmond, VA
2020
Finalist
Last Call
13 Horror.com Film and Screenplay Contest
Virtual
2020
Official Selection
Last Call
Diabolical Horror Film Festival
Virtual
2020
Official Selection
Last Call
Oregon Scream Weak Film Festival
Portland, OR
2020
Official Selection
Last Call
Horror: Genre Lab - Presented by Global Lift-Off Network
Iver Heath, England
2020
Official Selection
Last Call
Indie Short Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2020
Official Selection
Touch Blue
Austin Under the Stars Film Festival
Austin, TX
2020
Finalist
The Darkness Before Me
Frostbite International Indie Fest
Colorado Springs, CO
2020
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival
Sherman Oaks, CA
2020
Official Selection
The Darkness Before Me
Indie Short Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2020
Birth Date
January 29, 1965
Nickname
Joey D.
Birth City
Philadelphia
Current City
Chester County
Hometown
Philadelphia
Height
5’6”
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Earthling
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Aquarius
Married To
Joanne
Children
3