IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: We are storytellers. Just like any good story, this website is meant to be read from beginning to end (in this case top to bottom!)

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: We are storytellers. Just like any good story, this website is meant to be read from beginning to end (in this case top to bottom!)

Imperfect JOY®’s mission is to cultivate joy and gratitude through filmmaking, photography, and storytelling by reminding us that the most meaningful moments in life are found in time spent with those we love. We preserve memories for families, create visual experiences for brands to drive meaningful change, and help families with pediatric rare disease feel seen and supported by sharing their stories.

Imperfect JOY®’s mission is to cultivate joy and gratitude through filmmaking, photography, and storytelling by reminding us that the most meaningful moments in life are found in time spent with those we love. We preserve memories for families, create visual experiences for brands to drive meaningful change, and help families with pediatric rare disease feel seen and supported by sharing their stories.


Helping families preserve meaningful memories through films and photos that capture natural, authentic interactions. Brimfield, MA Studio & in-home lifestyle sessions.


The art of storytelling through filmmaking can be used as a powerful tool for social enterprises to raise awareness about their causes, mobilize supporters, and drive meaningful change.


We help families battling a pediatric rare disease diagnosis share stories that highlight both the challenges and joy found throughout their journeys. This mission is supported by a fiscal sponsor, E2AC.

Family
Films & Photos


Helping families preserve meaningful memories through films and photos that capture natural, authentic interactions. Brimfield, MA Studio & in-home lifestyle sessions.

Brand
Films, Videos, & Photos


The art of storytelling through filmmaking can be a powerful tool for social enterprises to raise awareness about their causes, mobilize supporters, and drive meaningful change.

Pediatric
Rare Disease Stories


We help families battling a pediatric rare disease diagnosis share stories that highlight both the challenges and joy found throughout their journeys. This mission is supported by a fiscal sponsor, E2AC.


“These everyday, ordinary moments happen so often I almost didn’t recognize them for their extraordinary beauty.”


Melody Joy Paine

“These everyday, ordinary moments happen so often I almost didn’t recognize them for their extraordinary beauty.”

Melody Joy Paine

Imperfect JOY®
Melody Joy Paine
Filmmaker, Photographer, & Storyteller
Privacy Policy