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
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