Joel Steege

Over 10 years ago, Joel Steege left his corporate job in order to begin the adventure of making movies with his family. Now in its tenth year, Little Crew Studios has produced 2 award-winning, action/adventure films, The Runner from Ravenshead (2010), and The Defense of New Haven (2016). Joel has gained valuable experience while writing, editing and directing his own films, as well as navigating the challenges of supporting a family while being a full-time filmmaker.

Guild Workshop

Director Study: The Defense of New Haven
Joel Steege left his corporate job a decade ago to pursue full-time filmmaking, and has since produced 2 award-winning, action/adventure films with all-minor casts: The Runner from Ravenshead (2010), and The Defense of New Haven (2016), which won Best Feature and Audience Choice at CWVFF last year. From crafting a compelling story, to directing an ensemble of kids, Joel will share how he navigates the unique challenges of making movies with his family.

SamaritanMinistriesthinner