JOKES aka Jorge Yanes Director/Screenwriter/Editor/Producer Jokes is a writer, direct or and Emmy-winning editor working in narrative, music video and documentary form. His first hit was as co-creator and creative director of “The Roof” - accredited for setting the direction of a new Latin network named MUN2's, that was credits for breaking out Latin hip hop and Reggaeton music onto the international community. Jokes has worked with such artists as T-Pain, Pitbull, ¡Mayday! Cee-Lo Green, Bobby Valentino, Nore, Nate Dogg, Slim Thug, Mike Jones, and many, many, more.
JOKES directed the music video “Groundhog Day” for the band ¡Mayday! featuring Ceelo- Green. Upon upload to the newly launched YOUTUBE, it quickly rose to become one of the Internet’s most heavily viewed videos, receiving over 2 million views in less than two days, landing an article on the front page of the New York Times.
Jokes, then wrote, directed, and edited “Oohwee,” featuring T-Pain’s acting debut, which became the opening for The Scream Tour reaching 4.5 Million concert attendees. In the same year, he directed all of Down Aka Kilo's music videos reaching over 12.5 M views.
In 2008, he transitioned into narrative work and won an Emmy for Best Editing on the Latin TV miniseries, “Gabriel: Amor Immortal.”
As a film writer/director, his first short drama, Vladimir’s Vodka (2009), played at several film festivals and led to his directorial feature film debut EENIE MEENIE MINEY MOE (#EM3) - released on Red box and internationally through Cine-Latino.
Today, he is writing and directing the web series “The MobKing”, and several documentaries and music videos, while developing his independent projects. Recently, his proof of concept short film Toyed (2016) produced by James Walhberg was featured in over a dozen film festivals receiving best short and best actor at the Urban Film festival and was one of only four shorts presented at the prestigious NALIP Latino Lens Fest.
  • Director (8 Credits)
    RIDE: The Challenge to Conquer Cancer
    Documentary
    Brass Knuckles2019
    Short
    CAROLINA2019
    Short
    His Name Is Kenneth2019
    Short
    I Played the Giants on A Monday Night2019
    Short
    Suitcasing2019
    Short
    The MobKing2017
    Web / New Media
    Toyed2016
    Short
  • Writer (8 Credits)
    RIDE: The Challenge to Conquer Cancer
    Documentary
    Brass Knuckles2019
    Short
    CAROLINA2019
    Short
    His Name Is Kenneth2019
    Short
    I Played the Giants on A Monday Night2019
    Short
    Suitcasing2019
    Short
    The MobKing2017
    Web / New Media
    Toyed2016
    Short
  • Producer (7 Credits)
    RIDE: The Challenge to Conquer Cancer
    Documentary
    Brass Knuckles2019
    Short
    CAROLINA2019
    Short
    His Name Is Kenneth2019
    Short
    I Played the Giants on A Monday Night2019
    Short
    Suitcasing2019
    Short
    The MobKing2017
    Web / New Media
Best Short Film
Brass Knuckles
Film Carpet xiv
Fort Lauderdale
2019
official selection
The MobKing
widescreen film festival
miami
2018
Birth Date
December 9, 1985
Nickname
Jokes
Birth City
Miami
Current City
Miami
Hometown
Miami
Height
5-9
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
hispanic
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Sagittarius
Married To
the mob
Children
love um
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