FOURTH YEAR – LOS ANGELES
Joanne Thomson is an Actor, Writer and Director from Glasgow, Scotland. Since graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she has performed on some of the UK’s most-loved stages, starred in BAFTA-winning & Emmy-nominated series and directed internationally award-winning theatre. Before playing DS Harvey in BBC's BAFTA-nominated drama The Victim, she starred in BBC’s prime-time docudrama The Suffragettes which won a BAFTA in 2019. Her performance in ITV’s BAFTA-nominated In Plain Sight won her nominations for 2 Best Actress categories at the IARA awards. Her writing has made the BBC Writer’s Room Top 2%, placed in several Screencraft competitions and was recently selected for Screenshot’s Commendation List by Olivia Colman’s company SotR and Sister, the team behind Chernobyl. In 2021 her pilot won WWFC’s Pilot Accelerator to pitch to Netflix, HBO & Warner Bros. Her latest film On the Twelfth Day of Findom, which she will also co-direct, is currently shortlisted for BFI funding.