Joseph Mauceri was born in Washington DC and earned his BFA at the University of Central Florida where his senior thesis, An Evening With Ivan Gorsky, played several regional and international film festivals and was awarded "Best in State" at the Palm Beach International. He wrote and directed Through The Air To Calais or The Wonderful Cruise Of Blanchard’s Balloon while earning his MFA at The American Film Institute and received the Irwin and Shelia Allen Endowed Scholarship to help fund his second year study. He is an Eagle Scout. Joseph currently lives in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles with his girlfriend and a rabbit named Withnail.
Joseph Mauceri was awarded a Production grant at AFI in 2007 for Through the Air to Calais or the Wonderful Cruise of Blanchard's Balloon