about chase


Photo by Tanja Tiziana.

Chase Joynt is a moving-image artist and writer whose films have won awards internationally (Bangalore, Ecuador, Seattle, Toronto). With projects supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, his work is distributed by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre and VTape. His first book You Only Live Twice (co-authored with Mike Hoolboom) was a 2017 Lambda Literary Award Finalist and named one of the Best Books of 2016 by The Globe and Mail and CBC. His second book, Conceptualizing Agnes: Exemplary Cases and the Disciplines of Gender (co-authored with Kristen Schilt), is under contract with Duke University Press. Joynt holds a PhD in Cinema and Media Studies from York University and is a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Chicago.



Recent Projects



To contact Chase directly, please use the form below.

For You Only Live Twice bookings and press:

Jessica Rattray | Publicist
Coach House Books
80 bpNichol Lane
Toronto, ON | M5S 3J4
(416) 979-2217

For Framing Agnes production and press:

Samantha Curley | Producer
1728 Glendale Blvd. #3
Los Angeles, CA | 90026

For Framing Agnes distribution:

Jesse Brossoit | Distribution Coordinator
Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

Projects currently distributed by Vtape and Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre. A Short Film Compilation for educational purposes ā€“ Iā€™m Yours, Resisterectomy and Akin ā€“ is available here. Please contact Natalie Dunlop at for assistance and acquisition.

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