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, written and directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein, which premiered domestically at the Sundance Film Festival, and internationally at the Berlinale. Her current film The Transfiguration premiered in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival last year. Past production credits include: 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-PH, one of the largest production, distribution and exhibition companies in France. Joyce is an active member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Co-Chair of the Women’s Impact Network East (WIN). Joyce is also a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and the European Film Academy (EFA). 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.