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JoAnn Hess

JoAnn is a multi-award-winning screenwriter and producer for film and TV. JoAnn’s work has been optioned and contracted for hire by producers in both the US, UK, and Australia, and currently, has over a dozen projects in various stages of development. JoAnn also writes and develops projects through her own company, Pure Moxie Productions, LLC.

She is a part of Disney’s Creative Talent Development & Inclusion team (CTDI) which connects creative talent with diverse stories to opportunities across Disney General Entertainment Content (DGE).

As the Creative Executive for London Angel Films (UK), JoAnn is responsible for the development of the company’s slate of films. JoAnn works closely with the CEO and Production team reading, providing notes or coverage, and rewriting scripts to ready them for production.

JoAnn’s scripts have placed in numerous, prestigious award competitions including PAGE Awards, Final Draft’s BIG BREAK, London Film Awards, New Hope Film Festival, and a Torino ScriptLab selection, one of only eight projects in the program.

Her film, COOKSTER: The Darkest Days will be released theatrically in Spring 2023. THE DEVIL’S DANDRUFF is slated for production in September 2023. RISE OF HEROES: The Legend of the Guardian has Kylee Brown (Motherland: Fort Salem) and Richard Norton (Mad Max) attached. Additionally, JoAnn has produced several short films, most noteworthy was the multiple award-winning, OUR FATHER (2014), starring Michael Gross.

After spending over a decade in the corporate world as a marketing and international finance manager for a Fortune 500 company, JoAnn took a break when she started her family. She spent the next two decades studying and honing her craft attaining her MASTER SCREENWRITER certification and holds an MBA (Finance) and BA (Economics).


Coverfly All-time Overall Top 10% for
Go Ask Alice
Austin Film Festival - Second-Rounder for
Go Ask Alice


No BullScript Consulting - Recommended for
Go Ask Alice

Scripts By JoAnn

Go Ask Alice
A down-on-her-luck waitress becomes a Human Lab Rat to find the cure that will save her daughter’s life and starts a revolution that threatens to topple the pharmaceutical industry... if it doesn’t kill her first.
TV Pilot Drama, Thriller For sale 60pp
No BullScript Consulting - Recommended
Coverfly All-time Overall Top 10%