Josh has been shooting live music since 2011 for several publications, both print and online, but primarily Sydney street press magazine, The Music - formerly Drum Media.
Since 2013 he's been shooting band portraits for the cover of the weekly Gig Guide section.
Josh Groom is an award-winning director, editor and photographer based in Newtown, NSW Australia.
A 2007 graduate of AFTRS, Josh has directed music videos for artists including Angus & Julia Stone ('Babylon' and 'Just a Boy'), Birds of Tokyo ('Wild Eyed Boy'), Born Lion ( 'Good Dogs Play Dead' ), The Snowdroppers ('White Dress' and 'Love Letters') and The Rumjacks ('FIstful O' Roses').
In 2008 he won the IF award for Best Music Video and has received nominations for ARIA and J awards.
He is currently the Head of Video and Photography at Moshcam. ( www.moshcam.com )
You can check out his directing and editing website here - http://www.joshgroom.com.au
Josh was an editor at Postbox Sydney where he edited 'Precinct 13' for NBC, 'Top Gear: Australia' for SBS, 'Music Max: Coldplay' for Channel V, 'The Great Australian Doorstep,' for Channel 7, 'The Beer Factor' for Channel Nine and 'On The Edge' for the ABC.
He has just completed story editing the upcoming feature documentary, 'Zach's Ceremony.' http://www.zachsceremony.com/ which premiered at Hot Docs in Toronto in May, 2016.
In 2012, he produced, shot, directed and cut 'Chained to the Desk,' a behind-the-scenes documentary on the Aussie splatter film, 'Redd Inc.' ('Inhuman Resources')
Josh has photographed countless local & international bands since 2011, including The Rolling Stones, The Foo Fighters, Madonna, Pearl Jam, Metallica, Elton John, Queens of the Stone Age, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden and many, many more...
Besides Drum Media and The Music, Josh's photography has been published in The Herald Sun and The Mercury, as well as Rolling Stone, Empire, FilmInk, and Fangoria Magazines.
In 2013, he won the Nikon NME Photography Award - 'Festival Category.'
Shooting with models is another passion and Josh is always interested in collaborating on creative, unique and daring ideas outside the conventional - if it's risky, weird or unusual - he'll probably be into it.
You can check out his Model Mayhem profile and portfolio here - http://www.modelmayhem.com/2147157
Head of Video and Photography, Moshcam.
Photo contributor at The Music.
All images on this website are the property of Josh Groom.