Joshua McQuilkin

Writer / Director / Producer

From a very young age, Joshua McQuilkin knew he was born to be a filmmaker. Raised around a love for the movies and having a natural eye for movement, the medium of film was a perfect fit for him. Determined to learn all he could, he immersed himself in the art form by studying the works of masterful directors as diverse as Federico Fellini, Martin Scorsese, David Lynch, Ingmar Bergman, Jean-Luc Godard, Terrance Malick and Paul Thomas Anderson.

With four independently funded short films to his credit, along with various projects ranging from music videos to public service and educational films, Joshua McQuilkin has developed a reputation in the film community for his intuitive creativity behind the camera, his ability to evoke solid performances, and his natural artistic eye for beauty. He is currently in demand as a director of music videos and other creative film projects, and is in early development of a feature-length film. 

The Films


A surreal exploration of the inherent desire to hold on to the past, in conflict with the need to move forward, ‘Sic Transit Glory’ follows Anna (Kate Lewis) and Brigitte (Brittany Horn), two loving friends who reconnect over the course of one night. Despite their history, both must face the possibility that time and distances may soon divide them.



A romantic study in loneliness, “Jeune Fille” is an award-winning short film about a melancholy young costume designer named Sophia (Luba Bocian) who questions the choices of her past when unforeseen events bring her own loneliness to light. A beautiful and haunting film, inspired by French New-Wave films of the 1960s.


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