FORA.tv Speaker - Lisa Joy

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Biography

Lisa Joy writes genre-bending screenplays for hit television shows and movies. In Westworld, Joy and co-creator husband Jonathan Nolan use the captivating sandbox of an automated wild west theme park to explore themes like artificial intelligence to their fullest extent, probing the limits of human emotion. Joy is now working on a film adaptation of another epic tale of confrontation between humans and bots, Battlestar Galactica, for Universal Pictures. Previously, Joy wrote for the Emmy Award–winning show Pushing Daisies and was co-producer on the spy series Burn Notice. Before becoming an in-demand Hollywood screenwriter, Joy had a career as an entertainment and technology attorney. She was working at McKinsey when she suddenly quit to pursue her dream of writing professionally. Joy is a graduate of Harvard Law School­.

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How Storytelling Creates the Future

06.07.17 | 00:35:01 min | 0 comments