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Producer / CEO / Founder



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Company Profile


JOYCE PIERPOLINE is a producer of feature films and documentaries. She is founder of PIERPOLINE FILMS and known for producing the award-winning cult classic TEETH, considered one of the top 10 political horror films of all time, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and internationally at the Berlinale. Past production credits include: THE TRANSFIGURATION – Premiere Un Certain Regard, Cannes Film Festival; ANGELICA, starring Jena Malone and Academy Award nominated Janet McTeer – Premiere Berlinale; HAPPY TEARS, starring Demi Moore, Parker Posey, Rip Torn and Ellen Barkin – Premiere Berlinale; and the multi award-winning first film by Neil LaBute, IN THE COMPANY OF MEN starring Aaron Eckhart – World Premiere Sundance, International Premiere Cannes Film Festival.

Joyce began her career in France in charge of international press for the Cannes Film Festival, and then as an acquisitions and production executive for UGC. She is an active member of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Founding Co-Chair of the Women’s Impact Network East (WIN). Joyce is on the New York board of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), and member of the European Producers Club (EPC) and the European Film Academy (EFA). She has lectured at NYU Film School, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University and ESSEC Business School in Paris. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and continued graduate studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

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Joyce Pierpoline

Producer / Founder

Company Highlights


Genre:               Drama, Horror

Director:           Michael O’Shea

Screenplay:       Michael O’Shea

Cast:                  Eric Ruffin, Karin Cherches, Luis Scott


The outcast orphan Milo is a lonely teenager that lives with his brother in a dangerous neighborhood. Milo is fan of vampire stories and movies and he randomly kills people to drink their blood like a vampire and steal their money. When he meets the depressed teenager Sophie, they become friends and spend their leisure time together affecting Milo.


Official selection: Cannes 2016 -Un Certain Regard;


Youngblood Award - Best Directorial Debut, Michael O’Shea - Razor Reel


Genre:              Drama, Thriller

Director:          Mitchell Lichtenstein 

Screenplay:      Mitchell Lichtenstein - Based on Arthur Philips’ novel

Cast:                 Jena Malone, Janet McTeer, Ed Stoppard


A couple living in Victorian London endure an unusual series of psychological and supernatural happenings following the birth of their child.

Official selection:

Internationale Filfestspiele Berlin;

Mill Valley Film Festival




TEETH  2007

Format:            Feature film

Genre:              Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Director:          Mitchell Lichtenstein

Producers:       Mitchell Lichtenstein

Cast:                Jess Weixler, John Hensley, Josh Pais, Hale Appleman, Ashley Springer, Lenny von Dohlan


Still a stranger to her own body, a high school student discovers she has a physical advantage when she becomes the object of male violence.

Official selection:

Internationale Filfestspiele Berlin - Best Feature Film;

Sitges - Catalonian International Film