Joy Ganes is President of Tracy Yvonne Productions ("First Wives Club") which specializes in film and television development and production. Currently, Joy is serving as Co-Executive Producer on Season 2 of First Wives Club for BET+. Prior to that Joy was the Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at BBC Studios. In that capacity, she supported the production and development departments of the scripted and unscripted teams in all linear and digital matters. Joy was also Head of Production, Legal at OWN Studios where she helped manage productions and content creation on both the OWN network and www.oprah.com.
In addition to being an attorney, Joy is a graduate of the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC. She has produced a number of shorts, but most recently produced the feature film "Premature" released by IFC in February 2020 and "I'll Meet You There" which premiered at the 2020 SXSW Film Festival.
Joy's passion in independent producing stems from developing projects that allow her to tell universal stories that are both entertaining and socially relevant. She seeks to create art that demonstrates that we are more alike than we are different.