Joy Kilpatrick is a New York-based director that continues to dominate the commercial food space with her evocative cinematic aesthetic. Singular in her ability to tell a full-bodied story within tiny, macro moments, Kilpatrick presents familiar things in unfamiliar ways.
Her rich visual style can be seen in previous work for commercial clients like Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Kraft, Starbucks, and Nestle, as well as in the film space where she served on the second-unit ‘Chop’ team for John Wells’ 2015 drama Burnt, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller.
Traces of her experience as a documentary filmmaker are evident in the way Kilpatrick organically incorporates the relationship between humans and food into her work. Joy effortlessly translates the language of food to create deeply authentic and human stories that make unforgettable onscreen moments. Because she brings passion and excitement to every shoot, Joy is known as a true collaborator who can be relied on to enhance any concept.