Summary

I am a writer with varied experiences from print journalism, documentary treatment development to feature film screenwriting. The latter is a newer endeavor and I am looking for further opportunities to develop my skills in this field. I also love it.

Credits

1/16 – Current

Story Editor Freelance, Various/ Ongoing

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/16 – Current

Work with screenwriters to further develop screenplays, from earlier development to polish phase.

6/14 – Current

Screenwriter (Write and conceptualize feature narrative scripts and provide story edits to exi) Freelance

Film (Theatrical) — Freelance Details
6/14 – Current

• Create conceptual treatments for narrative feature films • Write screenplays based on approval and financing of projects • Work closely with producers to finalize scripts for production in a timely and efficient manner • Create a detailed outline of production potential based on analysis of materials • Provide a detailed critique based on current market and demographics • Offer rewrite suggestions

1/12 – Current

Writer (Feature Film and TV Documentaries) Freelance, Girl Unbound, This is Congo, Various Projects in Development and Production

Film (Theatrical) — (various) Details
1/12 – Current

Responsible for creating and writing documentary narrative treatments for both full length features and new media mini-series. Most often I work with a directors visions or preliminary footage to help gage and steer emerging narrative from early development onward. I work closely with producers to execute both the written and visual narratives that are used to help secure funding both in the private and non profit sectors.

1/07 – Current

Researcher (Documentary, Feature Film and TV) Various Freelance Feature and Documentary

Film (Theatrical) — Freelance Details
1/07 – Current

- Work with directors and producers to find development, pre and post production grants - Research film content, create a body of informational material specific to each project - Organize data, transcribe and log footage - Create treatments and scripts based on content - Liaise with team, acquire all approvals from team and outside contacts - Be generally knowledgable about content and provide an informed sounding board for team

1/15 – 8/15

Writer (Provide detailed summary and critique of novels for adaptation potential) Coverage Writer

Film (Theatrical) — Author Solutions Details
1/15 – 8/15

• Read novels of various genres and make suggestions for appropriate adaptation medium • Provide a detailed summary of novel and offer rewrite suggestions to authors • Convey all recommendations in a thorough and timely manner • Adhere to all guidelines and deadlines

5/15 – 5/15

Production Assistant (Casting) – Kassting Inc.

5/15 – 5/15
1/07 – 1/15

Production Assistant (Grant and Sales Coordinator) Various/Ongoing

Vision Entertainment Details
1/07 – 1/15

Research / organize grants for multi-faceted company. Proofread / edit treatments Collect information from directors, producers and clients Liaise with production team and/or the film community Create budgets, marketing and distribution strategies Create strong rapport with potential and ongoing clients Discover /assess market opportunities Responsible for updating, populating and maintaining database

6/12 – 7/12

Casting Assistant – Comcast

Commercial/Ad — Melissa Feliciano Casting Details
6/12 – 7/12

Session Assistant - Assisted casting director with onsite and location specific casting sessions - Maintained an accurate and efficient schedule - Attended to client-team needs as specified - Worked with LA Casting and Casting Frontier programs - Assisted in agency and talent call outs

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Education

University of Toronto

English Literature, Drama and Film Studies

My Gear

  • canon 7d

Affiliations

  • actra

Skills

  • administration
  • arts
  • casting assistant
  • coverage
  • development
  • grants
  • production assistant
  • research
  • screenwriting