Joe Krawczyk is an award-winning playwright, who recently had Year's End produced at Manhattan Repertory Theatre's 2013 Winter Festival. The play also receievd a staged reading at Cape May Stage, an equity theater in New Jersey. Year's End was also selected as one of the top 3 plays at Ohio State University's 2012 New Play Contest. He was also nominated as Outstanding Writer for Macho Moments at NYC's 2013 Mid-winter Madness Festival. The Understudy, a ten-minute play, was the first-place winner in the Winter Short Play Lab at the Little Times Square Theater in N.Y. He was a semi-finalist at NYC's Avant-Garde Theater Festival for his one-act play, The Tasting. NYC's American Theatre of Actors (ATA) produced his play Fog, a dark comedy, about three people who confront a surreal world of fear, mystery, and uncertainty. Over the years, ATA has produced Divinity, Release, Who Killed Johnny Hansen, Family Bound, and Inconceivable (also produced in Los Angeles). His play Gender Wars was produced Off-Broadway at NYC's Samuel Beckett Theater. Joe has been awarded with two Jean Dalrymple awards (Best Playwright, Family Bound; Best Comedy, Inconceivable.) As a documentary film maker, he has worked with talents such as William Shatner, Eli Wallach, and James Whitmore. In that capacity, he has won awards from the New York Film and Video Festival, Houston International Film Festival, Chicago Film Festival, and a Tri-State award for the Best United Way video. He is especially proud of writing and producing the Gift of Time, a documentary on volunteerism, which was shown at the White House in 1990. He is also a member of the Dramatists Guild and on the Board of Directors at ATA.