Born in New York City, Joe Menendez is a multi-genre director of drama, action, horror, Sci-Fi, comedy, family and rom-com. Hunting of Man, which he edited, wrote and directed in 2002, won best picture at the 2003 New York Latino International Film Festival and the coveted Festival Director Award For Excellence at the 2003 Method Fest where Menendez was also nominated for Best Director. In 2016, Menendez directed the family adventure Legends of the Hidden Temple for Nickelodeon and the thriller Nightclub Secrets for Lifetime. He has directed three Spanish-language features, the first coming in 2007, Ladrón que roba a ladrón, for Lionsgate Films. In 2015, he directed the sequel to Ladrón with the action-comedy feature Ladrones, for Pantelion Films. His third Spanish-language feature was the romantic-comedy Quiero ser fiel. Read more about Joe here!