Current Position

I am very proud to call myself a member of the Rumblepack Creative Group, a group of writers currently writing half million to 2 million dollar horror films. You can learn more about our work at Rumblepack's website. We have several projects currently in the fundraising/ packaging stages.

 

Education

A.B. Stanford University - English and Psychology
Ten years of writing workshops (ongoing and weekend) with notable industry professionals: Joe Cacaci (writer/ producer "The Education of Max Bickford", director/ exec producer "The Hoop Life", writing faculty at Columbia, founding member of Berkshire Playwrights Lab), David Platt (Director/producer "Law and Order: SVU", director "House"), Matthew Penn (Exec producer/director "Law & Order", director "The Closer", "Damages", "NYPD Blue", founding member Berkshire Lab), Dan Lauria (actor "The Wonder Years", "Independence Day", "The Spirit"), Craig Volk (writer "Northern Exposure", writing faculty UC Denver), Denver writing coach Peter DeAnello (studied at AFI and Actors Theatre of Louisville) and many others.
ScreenwritingU Proseries - Six month intensive online professional screenwriting course, named #1 online course by Script magazine.


Experience/ Recognition

*"The Vending Machine Bandit" (short play) - won 2007 Trimedia Film Festival Award for best original theatre

*"Shotgun Wedding" (feature script) - optioned by CRC Entertainment

*"Naked", "1001 Ways to Kill a Princess", "Your Dog Ate my Cat" (short plays) - produced by the Edge Theatre in Lakewood, CO in 2010

*Three official selections, "Out of the Box" New Playwrights' Festival, Theatre O, Boulder, CO (2010)

*"Web of Lies" (short film) - Starz Denver International Film Festival, November 2011; Myrtle Beach International Film Festival 2012; Visionfest '12 at Tribeca Cinemas - AWARD: Best Short Film Screenwriting, Nominated: Best in Fest and Best Screenplay; The Film Festival of Colorado 2012 - AWARD: Best Colorado Short; Emerging Filmmakers Project; Colorado Independent Women of Film Festival 2012, 2013 (best of past festivals)

*"Gnaw" and "Kalimba" - screenplays cowritten at Rumblepack, optioned

*"That Awkward Moment" (short film) - starting the festival rounds, rough version screened at Colorado Independent Women of Film 2015.