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Joi Banks


Joi is a playwright, screenwriter and producer.  Wanting to see stories that simply weren't there,  Joi decided to write.  Her original stage comedy L' ARTISTE, IT'S FRENCH, that follows a millennial entrepreneur and her friends desperate to save their business, was a 2019 ScreenCraft Quarter Finalist. The production was warmly received by both Tampa and Atlanta audiences .  Joi is co-writer and co-producer of COMPLEX THE SERIES, a new digital drama series coming to a major streaming platform this summer. Joi's goal is to write dramatic character driven features and series with diverse perspective that normalize the Black experience. Click the link above to see Joi's first original short Tomorrow, that follows an afternoon with four Tampa friends who find out their best friend is suddenly engaged.