Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor, is a producer and writer who recently produced Blue Story, written and directed by Andrew “Rapman” Onwubolu for Paramount and BBC Films. In 2019, she was nominated for “Breakthrough Producer” at the BIFAs.
In 2016, she produced White Colour Black, which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival and nominated for the inaugural IWC Filmmaker Award. She set up Joi Productions, a Film production company focused on Queer, Black and Female-led work. She currently has work in development at BFI, BBC Films and Film4.
In 2020, Joi Productions was awarded a BFI Vision Award.