Joy Webster is an award-winning director, screenwriter and editor based in Toronto, Canada.

 

A graduate of Ryerson University's film program, Joy was the recipient of the Norman Jewison Award for best thesis film at Ryerson University for her film, In The Weeds (2015). 

 

Her second short film, Game (2017), screened at over 20 film festivals, winning a dozen awards including “Best Short” at Canadian Film Fest, and two Golden Sheaf Awards for “Best Fiction Short” and “Best Emerging Filmmaker” at Yorkton Film Festival. The film was also broadcasted on CBC, and featured on Film Shortage and the YouTube channel, Omeleto, with currently over half a million views.

 

Joy's most recent short film, Buzzard (2019), was selected to be as part of the Telefilm: Not Short on Talent showcase at the Cannes Short Film Corner, in addition to winning “Best Drama” at Yorkton Film Festival.

 

Joy is currently in development on her first feature film.

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