Joseph Assi began editing film at the age of 14. At the time, he was living in a Lebanese refugee camp for Palestinian refugees, where he was born and raised. His talent and focus on academics and film led to a scholarship at the University of the Holy Spirit – Beirut, graduating with a BA in Film. Awarded a second scholarship from the University of St. Joseph – Beirut, he then earned a Masters in Cinematography. He worked as a news and story editor for LBCI before moving to the Academy of Arts & Sciences, Beirut, to teach Editing & Script Development. He was chosen to be a main character in a 2010 documentary, On the Road, which allowed him to come to America to work on a series of award-winning documentaries in Los Angeles. Currently he is working with Heyou Media on developing a web series, and recently joined the faculty of TheFilmSchool in Seattle, teaching editing for new media storytelling.