Joya & Lucy are multi award winning female British filmmakers whose work has been broadcast and screened by National Geographic, Nowness, Real Stories, VICE, Red Bull and has been hailed on platforms such as HUCK, Gal – Dem, Free The Bid, GIF, SURFER, Red Bulletin and more.
With a flair for finding stories that bring light to fresh and underrepresented perspectives, they utilize films potential as a strong impact medium, inspiring new energy to global issues of social and environmental justice.
A cohesive, humanistic approach to filmmaking, paired with striking visual expression, characterises this duos distinctive style with common yet critical themes that intersect human’s relationship with the environment.
Their 2019 commission by Real Stories, Surf Girls Jamaica has been viewed over 750000 times online and continues to take film festival awards from around the world. The film is a powerful piece of advocacy, demanding inclusion and equality in extreme sports.
This year, Joya and Lucy will be releasing distinctive new films, highlighting diverse voices in the global climate crisis, funded by Red Bull and the BFI’s Doc Society. Determined to have greater impact through production to distribution, pushing film as a tool for change.