Joth Riggs is an award-winning filmmaker whose career spans nearly 30 years and over a hundred movies and t.v. shows for all the major Hollywood studios. After graduating with a degree in Film Production, Joth got his start on the set of Pet Sematary II. From there he went on to work on the sitcom Coach on the Universal lot before ultimately landing at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. It was only after being accepted into the prestigious Director’s Guild Training Program that Joth left Amblin to become an Assistant Director.
After years as a sought out A.D. on everything from Starship Troopers, End of Days with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Suicide Kings with Christopher Walken, to series’ such as CSI, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and Baywatch among others, Joth made the move to the director’s chair with several award-winning short films along with an episode of The Encounter.
Joth’s most recent film, Night of the Sicario, starring Natasha Henstridge, was released theatrically by Paramount Pictures and Saban Films in 2021.
Joth is currently working on his next feature, Coyote Dawn, which he is also producing and co-wrote. Production begins later this year.