Jos Duncan is a multimedia producer, social entrepreneur, and Chief Storyteller at Love Now Media, a social enterprise with a mission to tell stories through media production and communications initiatives that lean towards justice, wellness, and equity. She has consulted for start-ups, non-profit organizations, and artists to develop brands, coach creative lifestyles, and produce projects from conception through completion.
Jos’ professional career began in Information Technology as a software test engineering. Her artistic career included working as a theater artist where she performed as a dancer and storyteller. She pulls from both, the creative and the formulaic, to reach for innovation, build narratives, and make a social impact. Jos is a self-identified “polymath” who believes trades are a thing of the past and therefore people must master their lives.
Jos holds a BBA with a concentration in Information Technology from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and an MFA 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. Her other film credits include Disney’s Invincible (dir. Ericson Core), Through A Lens Darkly (dir. by Thomas Allen Harris), and dozens of independent documentary and short films.
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, Small But Mighty 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 has included teaching curriculum courses at Educational Video Center, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, University of the Arts, and the University of Pennsylvania. She is is currently an Adjunct Professor at Temple University where she teaches in the Klein School of Media Studies. Her current creative projects include developing 2 web series (Revolutionary Love Stories and Believe) and a feature film (Wanaki).