Joy Kecken

Joy Kecken is a critically acclaimed writer, director and producer. She wrote and directed for the critically acclaimed HBO series The Wire, and worked as a Supervising Producer on the second season of Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger. She also served as Consulting Producer on the award-winning documentary film The Biggest Little Farm, which appeared on the film festival circuit at Sundance, Toronto, Telluride, and Berlinele. It was a winner at the Boulder International Film Festival and the Hamptons International Gilm Festival. This year, Kecken co-executive produced the new Freeform TV series, Motherland: Fort Salem – a project that connected her to playwright and screen writer christopher oscar peña, on whose Freeform series, Joyland, she worked. Her feature film script All-In, set in the high-stakes poker world, was honored by the Writers Guild of America (WGA) for its Feature Access Project Award. She also received two WGA commendations for contributions to television, which include episodes for Homicide: Life on the Street. Some of Kecken’s additional projects have been optioned by Lifetime, E1, and the BBC Scotland. Her film shorts and feature documentary have been screened at more than 30 film festivals, and have appeared on Showtime and BET.

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