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Joshua Pruett

Writer & Storyboard Artist

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Writing meets drawing for storyboard art

Joshua Pruett is an Emmy Award-winning Writer best known for his work on MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000, THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH the animated series, and the original feature for Disney Plus, PHINEAS AND FERB THE MOVIE: CANDACE AGAINST THE UNIVERSE. His first original middle grade novel SHIPWRECKERS: THE CURSE OF THE CURSED TEMPLE OF CURSES, OR WE NEARLY DIED. A LOT. with Scott Peterson debuted May, 2019 from DISNEY/HYPERION.

Joshua has over fifteen years of experience inflicting laughter (and monsters) on others as storyboard artist, writer and creative consultant for Crunchyroll, Outright Games, LEGO, Warner Animation Group, Pure Imagination Studios, Disney TV, DreamWorks Feature Animation, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks TV, Awesomeness TV, Sprout/NBC Universal, Disney China/Beijing, Zombie Bake Shop, Netflix, Paramount Feature Animation as well as developing THE HAUNTED MANSION for Disney TV with Scott Peterson.

He is also the author of THE JUNGLE BOOK: THE STRENGTH OF THE WOLF IS THE PACK, with Scott Peterson, an adaptation and expansion of the 2016 live action feature film, the horror short story collection THE MISERY COMPANY and AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER: LEGACY OF THE FIRE NATION from Insight Editions (2020).


Story Development for Artists: from Idea to Reality


Informative, knowledgeable and answered a lot of questions I had about story and the business of it.


Josh has been a great resource for learning. His experience and knowledge was obvious and he was very engaging with the class about topics and additional reading material suggestions.


Josh is very knowledgeable. He broke down story development in a way that makes it easier for me to understand what makes stories great. I really enjoyed learning under him.


Joshua was able to create a great and most of all safe space to share ideas. It made me feel like I was taken serious, especially since I’ve been struggling with insecurity issues. His feedback was always very good and helpful.

Janneke van den Biggelaar