Joshua Kameyer grew up in Northern California where he started writing and producing short films. In USC's M.F.A. Film Production program, he wrote and directed a short, Live and Die, which screened at numerous festivals, and was voted one of the top 100 films ever produced at USC. Having earned his M.F.A., Kameyer went to work at Angry Films developing screenplays such as the Dreamworks picture Transformers. He has since written, directed, and produced performance car videos for Edmunds.com, and developed screenplays for CAA.