Joshua Losben is a graduate of the USC Screenwriting MFA program where he was named the Jack Oakie Comedy Fellow. He was an Academy Nicholl Quarterfinalist and 2019 SFFILM FilmHouse Lab participant. Most recently his feature screenplay Space Kids (co-written with Scott Gabriel) won the 2020 Austin Film Festival. They are currently adapting a book for Scholastic Entertainment.
Prior to starting his screenwriting career, he toured the country as a singer/songwriter and released three albums under the name “Shwa Losben.” He won the ASCAP Robert Allen Songwriting Award for his original song “Chop Chop.”
Losben’s taught Screenwriting and Feature Script Analysis at De Anza College and Cal State Northridge. He loves writing high concept comedies with flawed characters and heart.