Jos Duncan is a multimedia producer who uses digital media to strengthen corporate intercommunications and rebrand businesses, with a specialty in cultural diversity and inclusion. She is the founder and Chief Storyteller at Love Now Media (2016), a social enterprise with a mission to cultivate love based practices through communications strategies that heal people and change cultures.
Known for finding “sweet spots” between creativity and generating revenue, Jos has consulted for dozens of start ups, non-profit organizations, and artists to develop brands, creative lifestyles, and profitable projects from conception through completion.
Jos’ artistic career began as a regional theater artist where she performed primarily as a dancer. After being cast on a national tour that was canceled, she took interest in producing and creating independent works. In 2007, she founded GriotWorks, a non-profit organization which used storytelling as a tool for social change. Under her direction, GriotWorks became a signature organization in presenting cultural work through the production of short films, multimedia engagement projects and cultural competency programs.
Jos holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and an Masters of Fine Art in Media Communication Arts from the City College of New York where she focused on Writing, Producing, and Cinematography. While at CCNY, she was invited to Escuela International Cine Y Television (EICTV) in Cuba as the Producer for USA, with filmmakers from 8 countries for a 6-part global documentary series, Ser Un Ser Humano. The series has screened in countries world-wide and is referenced as a model for using documentary film for the development of cultures and communication.
She has received recognition for her artistic work through awards and fellowships from the American Folklore Society, New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT), Colin Powell Center for Public Policy, PA Council on the Arts, the Leeway Foundation and a fellowship with the Knight Foundation to participate in the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriting Intensive in Philadelphia and at the festival in Park City, Utah.
Jos’ educational work includes teaching curriculum courses at Educational Video Center, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and the University of Pennsylvania. She is is currently an Adjunct Professor at Temple University. Her current creative projects include developing 2 web series’ (Revolutionary Love Stories and Believe) and a feature film (Wanaki).