JOYCE PIERPOLINE is a producer of feature films and documentaries. She is founder of PIERPOLINE FILMS and known for producing the award-winning cult classic Teeth, considered one of the top 10 political horror films of all time, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and internationally at the Berlinale. Past production credits include: The Transfiguration – Premiere Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival; Angelica, starring Jena Malone and Academy Award nominated Janet McTeer – Premiere Berlinale; Happy Tears, starring Demi Moore, Parker Posey, Rip Torn and Ellen Barkin – Premiere Berlinale; and the multi award-winning first film by Neil LaBute, In the Company of Men starring Aaron Eckhart – World Premiere Sundance, International Premiere Cannes Film Festival.
Joyce began her career in France in charge of international press for the Cannes Film Festival, and then as an acquisitions and production executive for UGC. She is an active member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and co-founder of the Women’s Impact Network (WIN). Joyce serves on the North American board of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) where she is chair of the film committee. She is also a member of the European Producers Club (EPC), the European Film Academy (EFA), and the International Emmys. She has lectured at NYU Film School, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and ESSEC Business School in Paris. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and continued graduate studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.