Before joining Tubefilter, Drew was an award-winning creative director at Studio 8 Entertainment, which produced original series and new media campaigns for major brands, such as Nike, AT&T, and Intel. He has served as an advisor on the American Film Institute Digital Content Lab's design roundtable for ABC-Disney, was a former editor of The Daily Reel, and coordinated commercial and new media projects at the Los Angeles office of Paradigm Talent Agency. Drew currently serves as the Chair of the New Media Council of the Caucus for Directors, Writers, and Producers, and on the Interactive Media Peer Group for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, for which he served as a Blue Ribbon Judge for the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards.
A passionate and outspoken advocate of original video programing online, Drew has presented at several conferences and events, including the AFI Fest, South by Southwest, OMMA Global Hollywood Conference, Digital Hollywood, the iHollywood Forum Digital Media Summit, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Independent Television Festival.
Drew is a co-founder and executive producer of the Streamy Awards, the first awards show celebrating excellence in online video programming. He graduated from Yale University with a BA in Humanities.
Joshua began his career in traditional film and television, producing documentaries for A&E Television Networks, the Discovery Channel, and Anatomical Travelogue. Along with Jamison Tilsner, he quickly recognized the profound impact that the Internet would have on the media industry. In April 2007, the two co-founded Tilzy.TV, one of the first media outlets dedicated to providing news and reviews for original, online, episodic programming, which was acquired by Tubefilter, Inc. in 2009.
Joshua is a co-founder of the Streamy Awards, the first awards show celebrating excellence in online video programming. He graduated from Emory University with a BA in History.