all the other beasts

inhabit the beauty that lives in your beastly body and strive to see the beauty in all the other beasts.
cheryl strayed


this is your captain speaking.

Joanna Truman is a filmmaker and writer living in Los Angeles, CA.

She was born in Nitro, West Virginia, a town so small it does not appear on most maps, and later moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, where she attended Dreyfoos School of the Arts. She graduated from film school at Florida State University College of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts.

She is the Associate Creative Director at Soapbox Films in Burbank, CA. She works with clients such as Disney, Pixar, Marvel, The Muppets Studio, Dreamworks Animation, and others. She has written for and worked on the marketing campaigns for Disney•Pixar’s Brave and Monsters University, Disney Animation Studio’s Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, and Big Hero Six, Marvel’s The AvengersThor: The Dark WorldCaptain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, and many more.

She enjoys writing in many mediums, from short and long fiction to poetry to screenplays to animation. She loves animals, particularly cats and owls and manatees and elephants and bears. She wishes she could live in a ruined castle with a not-so-reliable staircase, dusty bookshelves and perhaps a few enchantments.

She is currently working on her first novel, a YA fantasy novel titled The Wild Queen, and a short film called Earth to Evening Star.

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