Joslyn Rose Lyons Makes Directorial Debut with Showtime’s Sports Documentary STAND [Interview]
Joslyn Rose Lyons will make her directorial debut with Showtime’s Sports Documentary STAND, slated to air in early 2023.
This film focuses on the story of the basketball star and social justice activist Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf and features interviews with basketball and entertainment stars such as Stephen Curry, Mahershala Ali, Jalen Rose, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Kerr, and Ice Cube.
Joslyn Rose Lyons has an extensive background in directing, producing, and writing that has spanned more than a decade in film and television.
She is a 2022 top six finalist in the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
Member Spotlight – Joslyn Rose Lyons was recently featured in the Alliance of Women Directors October Newsletter:
In August, Variety shared a press announcement for Stand, an upcoming documentary feature directed by Joslyn for Showtime Sports Documentary Films. The film, which will premiere in early 2023, explores the personal and professional struggles of basketball star Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf and features exclusive interviews with several basketball and entertainment stars including Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr, Shaquille O’Neal, Jalen Rose, Mahershala Ali and Ice Cube.
Joslyn is one of the 2022 top six Finalists for the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and
AWD spoke with Joslyn about her directorial debut, her career aspirations, as well as her recent accomplishments and upcoming
The full spotlight is here. Joslyn Rose Lyons can be followed on her instagram at @itsjoslynrose