Lacey Duke is an award winning director from Toronto, Canada. Known for her dreamy aesthetic and affinity for counter-culture, she creates worlds that capture beauty with an edgy and fresh sensibility. Particularly, she has a flair for fostering organic performances that illustrate authentic facets of the black female experience. Primarily a music video director, Duke has provided defining visuals for Janelle Monáe, SZA, Bryson Tiller and H.E.R to name a few, the latter received a 2019 NAACP award nomination for Best Music Video. Duke is also the recipient of the 2019 Prism Prize for Special Achievement for her contribution to music video art.

Commercial credits include CoverGirl, Pantene, Samsung’s Emmy campaign starring Issa Rae and the AICP nominated Netflix campaign for Strong Black Lead featuring Ava DuVernay, Lena Waithe and Spike Lee. In 2019 Duke made her television directorial debut on OWN’s award winning series Queen Sugar. Duke is based in Atlanta, GA.


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