Joshua Longhurst is a writer, director and producer raised in rural New South Wales. Joshua studied Producing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (2016) and in 2017 formed the independent production company, Wintergarden Pictures with Tim Spencer and Rosie Braye.
Joshua’s writing debut ‘Ravage’ premiered in the Dendy Short Film Competition at Sydney Film Festival (2013) and in 2016 he won the Emerging Filmmaker Award at both Mardi Gras Film Festival and the Melbourne Queer Film Festival for his directorial debut ‘Oasis’.
Recently Joshua co-produced and directed ‘Cherry Season’ with support from the Create NSW Generator Emerging Filmmakers Fund, SBS Australia and CJZ. He also produced three proof of concept episodes for a multi-platform narrative comedy 'Ding Dong I'm Gay'.
He is currently in development for a full season of 'Ding Dong I'm Gay' supported by Screen Australia and Create NSW and is also developing an adaptation of ‘Cherry Season’ into a narrative series.