a young businessman Joseph had a goal to be a self-made
millionaire by the time he turned 30 years old. By age
26 he had made over six million dollars in cash, real
estate equity and other business transactions.
in college, Joseph assisted his mother who owned a soup,
salad and sandwich shop called, Subway. This was well
before the successful chain we all know today. His mother
suffered a severe heart attack and at 19 years old Joseph
volunteered to take over the family business. Within
two years he doubled the number of locations and tripled
the profits. After training his brother to take over
the business Joseph traveled to New York to study Directing
and Production at the prestigious H.B Studios
he also studied with Sandy Meisner and Stella Adler.
you were to go back and track Joseph's life from early
on you will find he loves to excel. For instance in
1969 Joseph attended St. Irenaeus grammar School. The
Frame of Hope Foundation had a contest through the entire
United States of America challenging the schools and
students to see who could sell the most candles for
charity. The winning school and student would receive
a prize - a new playground facility and the top selling
student would receive John F. Kennedy's personal favorite
gold PT-109 tie clasp. Eunice Shriver and Ted Kennedy
awarded St. Irenaeus the new playground, and Joseph
J. Randazzo the tie clasp as the top selling student
in the USA.
served as an assistant to one of the founding fathers
of Hollywood, Edward R. Stavitsky. As a banker, financier,
star maker and Hollywood-deal-doer, Stavitsky has had
no equal. He was a principal force in the financing,
production, and distribution of over 1,000 major motion
pictures. Stavitsky and his partners founded Albert
Barrett Stavitsky Studio and the world famous Bronston
Studios in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Zhivago, Ben Hur, El Cid,
King of Kings, and Circus World were all produced at
Ed and legendary music man "Bumps" Blackwell
started Entertainment Management International (EMI)
and ushered in Rock 'N Roll with acts like The Beatles,
Little Richard, Ray Charles, Mick Jagger and Janis Joplin.
the tutelage and association with the late Edward Stavitsky,
Joseph assisted in and digested the deal points of some
of Hollywood's most interesting film projects; Jaws
I and II, Manchurian Candidate, The Sting, Close Encounters
of a Third Kind, and many other Hollywood classics.
Joseph has a keen sense of what it takes to produce
a successful entertainment project and how to make sure
the investors enjoy the lowest possible risk.
Joseph also understands the producer's side of the equation.
Not only has he successfully helmed his own projects
but he acted as a Producer's Representative from 1984
-1989. As a Producer's Rep he assisted producers in
getting financing, consulted on projects, and participated
as general management of motion pictures including their
distribution deals. During this period he worked in
all these capacities resulting in over 100 feature films.
Joseph earned a reputation as a man of action; the philosophy
being, a failure is not an option - I am not going away
until this is right for everyone.
also produced and co-wrote the feature film Sword of
Heaven; he produced and directed First Pilgrimage to
India as well as producing and directing 78 episodes
for the television show, Contactees. Joseph has always
had a dream to run point on a major studio with a goal
to up-lift the art and standard of greater film making
to where he would hold the producers responsible for
quality and content
and in return bring great
wealth to all those who participate.