Joanna Katcher is a Los Angeles based composer, producer and mixer.

Her scoring credits include the feature documentary, It’s Not A Burden (Gravitas), directed by Emmy-Nominated filmmaker Michelle Boyaner, and the Emmy-Award winning series Garbage Time with Katie Nolan (FS1). She recently co-scored the award-winning feature documentary After Antarctica, and the short film Liza Anonymous, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.  Joanna has also contributed music to the docuseries Innocent Man (Netflix) and Amend (Netflix), as well as Ubisoft’s BAFTA-nominated video game Far Cry 5.  She is the founder of Nice Manners, a commercial audio post and jingle house established in Brooklyn, NY in 2010.

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FEATURED

First Date

A short film by Carly Usdin, produced by Hello Sunshine.  After matching on Bumble but never getting a chance to meet in person, Jennifer and Anna unexpectedly reconnect and text flirtatiously for six weeks before Anna convinces Jennifer to an epic first date: flying across the country to attend a wedding as Anna’s guest.

 
 

FEATURED WORK

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After Antarctica

After Antarctica is a feature-length documentary that follows polar explorer Will Steger’s life journey as an eyewitness to the greatest changes in the polar regions of our planet. Now, thirty years after his historic coast-to-coast expedition across the coldest continent on Earth, Steger is not only known for being the first in history to complete this historic feat – he is also the last.

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It's Not A Burden

A feature-length documentary from Emmy®-nominated director Michelle Boyaner that provides an intimate look, presented with humor and heart, at the relationships between aging parents and the adult children who care for them, examining the challenges they face and the solutions they discover along the way.  Watch Michelle's interview on the Today show.

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Liza Anonymous

A lonely millennial addicted to support groups disguises herself in different personas while trying to fit in, leading her on a theatrical journey.  Premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival.

 
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