Joy Lau is a NY Emmy nominated documentary filmmaker, internationally published illustrator, animator, and multi-media visual storyteller. Her focus is on community engagement and developing creative methods of visual expression and storytelling.

Since leaving a career as a NYC project architect in 2012, Joy has developed a second career as a multi-media visual storyteller, building long standing creative collaborations with other artists, filmmakers, writers, and musicians.

For inquiries: Joy@joylau.com

Publications and Media Appearances

“Hatred We’re Gonna Tear Your Kingdom Down” Animated Video  — October 2020

Online publication, Progressive Christianity, published an article about the Get Out the Vote animated video by Joy Lau, set to original music by John del Cueto.

Interview on Pix11 Jay Dow show about the documentary — July 2019

Patricia Okoumou, along with Joy Lau and co-filmmaker Andrew Chow were invited on the Pix11 Jay Dow Show and Morning Show to talk about the documentary.

Framespotting with Talk Decoded — September 2017

Interview with Global Voices discussing the 2016 Hungarian referendum on refugee status.


2019 NY Emmy Nomination – Feature Segment
In Our Own Kitchen: Statue of Liberty Climber Patricia Okoumou

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