Joan Macbeth

Joan Macbeth

Screenplay Competition Coordinator at Gender Equity In Media Society

Vancouver, Canada

Member Since:
October 2014
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About Joan

Screenwriter Joan Macbeth is the co-creator of the digital series Honestly Charlotte, based on her award-winning film of the same name. She worked with LA producer Michael Gruskoff (My Favorite Year, Young Frankenstein) on the script adaptation of Jennie Shortridge’s novel, When She Flew. Ms. Macbeth was previously co-writer and executive producer on the documentary My Shanghai.

An optioned screenwriter, Ms. Macbeth prefers to write female-driven scripts and has received top awards in several writing competitions. She is an alumna of the ScreenwritingU ProSeries and Writers Bootcamp in Los Angeles, and administers the VIWFF International Screenwriting Competition for Women in Film and Television Vancouver.

Dual citizen of the USA and Canada. Repped by The Muraviov Company in Los Angeles.

Unique traits: Dual citizen U.S. & Canada



  • Honestly Charlotte

    Honestly Charlotte (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer Add a Plot »

  • My Shanghai

    My Shanghai (2014)
    Film (Documentary, Biography, History and War) Producer Growing up fast in 1930s Shanghai, the 'Paris of the Orient,' Virginia Lumsdaine McCutcheon was imprisoned by the Japanese in World War II. Her memory sharp as shrapnel, Virginia, 92, unveils a provocative story of love, loss, art, and the art of survival in this portrait documentary. Written by Anonymous

  • A Rendezvous

    A Rendezvous (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer Two women have a clandestine meeting on a quiet rooftop, late one night.

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