Joy Kecken has written and directed for the critically acclaimed HBO series, The Wire. She recently was a supervising producer on the second season of Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger and a consulting producer on the award-winning feature documentary, The Biggest Little Farm, that took Telluride and TIFF by storm.
Joy served as a writer-producer on BET’s first season of the anthology hip-hop series, Tales. She has also received two WGA commendations for her contributions to television, which include her episodes for Homicide: Life on the Street.
Her script for All-In was honored by the WGA for the Feature Access Project Award and received mention in IndieWire from executive producer Christina Sibul. Last year, Joy and Christina pitched All-In at the American Film Market Diversity Panel sponsored by Pepperdine University.
Joy’s additional projects have been optioned by E1 and the BBC Scotland. Her shorts and feature documentary screened at over 30 film festivals and appeared on Showtime and BET.
Currently, she lives in Culver City with her husband, Scott, and their fourteen-year-old son, Tawadi.