Lacey Duke is 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. 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 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 starring Issa Rae and Netflix’s Emmy nominated “A Great Day in Hollywood” 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.