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Lisa JOY


Showrunner, Screenwriter, Producer

Kilter Films - USA

Guest of Honor International Competition Jury

Lisa Joy writing career began in 2007 on the ABC show Pushing Daisies. She is the co-creator, co-showrunner, executive producer and episodic director of HBO’s Westworld, which aired its fourth season last year and has amassed 54 Emmy® nominations for its first three seasons. In film, she made her feature directorial debut with Reminiscence, starring Hugh Jackman.

Following a deal with Amazon Studios, Kilter Films (the production company she co-founded with Jonathan Nolan) recently launched The Peripheral, the series adaptation of William Gibson’s sci-fi thriller novel. Additionally, Kilter Films partnered with Bethesda Game Studios on Fallout, a television series based on the worldwide best-selling video game franchise.