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Joe Incaprera
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Personal details
Birth place USA
Profession Motion picture producer and director
Years active 1994 to present
IMDb 0408417
Treme
Role Episodic Producer
Unit Production Manager
Seasons 1, 2, 3
First episode "Do You Know What It Means"
Last episode "Do Watcha Wanna"
Credits 21 episodes (see below)
Joe Incaprera is an American motion picture producer and director. He is the episodic producer and Unit Production Manager (UPM) for Treme. He has worked on the first and second seasons. He has also worked with Treme creator David Simon as an Assistant Director (AD) and UPM for his earlier series The Wire and as an AD on Homicide: Life on the Street. He won a Directors Guild of America Award for his work on HBO films Something the Lord Made.

BiographyEdit

CareerEdit

He began his motion picture career as a production assistant on the film Major League II (1994). He was also a production assistant on the films Home for the Holidays (1995) and For Richer or Poorer (1997). He was a special effects assistant for Up Close & Personal (1996). He was a production assistant on the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon.

He made his debut as an Assistant Director (AD) on the film Pecker (1998). He was the second second AD on the Baltimore shot project. He remained in Baltimore as the second second AD for the series Homicide: Life on the Street. He worked on the final two seasons of the show, alongside David Simon. The series was based on Simon's book and he was a writer and producer for the later seasons. He was the second second AD for the Washington Unit of the film Dick (1999). In 2000 he was reunited with the Homicide crew as the second second AD for the television feature Homicide: The Movie. He was the second second AD for the film The Replacements (2000). He then joined the crew of the series The District as the second second AD for the Washington unit. He was also second season AD for the horror sequel Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2.

He was second second AD for the film Hannibal (2001). He moved up to second AD for the television feature Shot in the Heart in 2001. He was the second AD for the second unit of the science fiction blockbuster Minority Report (2002).

He joined the crew of The Wire as the second AD for the show's inaugural season on HBO in 2002. The series was created by Simon and shot in Baltimore. He was a second assistant director for the Washington unit of the political drama The West Wing for the show's fourth season episode "The Long Goodbye" in 2003. He was the second AD for the second unit of the film Gods and Generals (2003). He was the second AD for the short lived HBO series K Street in 2003. He also returned to The Wire as the second AD for the second season in 2003. He remained the second AD for the third season in 2004. Also in 2004 he was the second AD for the film Mickey and the HBO television feature Something the Lord Made. The directing team shared the Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award in Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television for their work on Something the Lord Made.

In 2006 he rejoined The Wire as the Assistant Unit Production Manager (UPM) for the fourth season. He also served as the first AD for the show's fourth season finale "Final Grades". He was the UPM for the fifth and final season of The Wire in 2008.

In 2009 he was the Assistant Production Manager for the Baltimore Unit of the film He's Just Not That Into You. He was the UPM for the pilot episode of Washingtonienne.

He joined the crew of Treme as the Unit Production Manager and Episodic Producer for the first season in 2010. The show was again created by Simon. Incaprera remained in this role for the second season in 2011.

CreditsEdit

Episodic ProducerEdit

Season one credits
"Do You Know What It Means" "Meet De Boys on the Battlefront" "Right Place, Wrong Time" "At the Foot of Canal Street"
"Shame, Shame, Shame" Shallow Water, Oh Mama "Smoke My Peace Pipe" "All On a Mardi Gras Day"
"Wish Someone Would Care" "I'll Fly Away"
Season two credits
"Accentuate the Positive" "Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky" "On Your Way Down" "Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?"
"Slip Away" "Feels Like Rain" "Carnival Time" "Can I Change My Mind?"
"What Is New Orleans?" "That's What Lovers Do" "Do Watcha Wanna"

Unit Production ManagerEdit

Season one credits
"Do You Know What It Means" "Meet De Boys on the Battlefront" "Right Place, Wrong Time" "At the Foot of Canal Street"
"Shame, Shame, Shame" Shallow Water, Oh Mama "Smoke My Peace Pipe" "All On a Mardi Gras Day"
"Wish Someone Would Care" "I'll Fly Away"
Season two credits
"Accentuate the Positive" "Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky" "On Your Way Down" "Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues?"
"Slip Away" "Feels Like Rain" "Carnival Time" "Can I Change My Mind?"
"What Is New Orleans?" "That's What Lovers Do" "Do Watcha Wanna"

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