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We did a lot of camping when I was growing up — most of it inside the condemned houses my hippie-ski-bum parents were working to restore. As they tried to establish themselves as custom home builders, my parents chose freedom over security every time. To them, spending the winter snowbound in a leaking trailer with me and my two siblings was better than working in a fluorescent lit cubicle. My ...

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As the oldest child of an international arms dealer, Siena grew up with a unique perspective. The good guys in her world were often criminals and the bad guys wore badges. Her best friends were the animals she rescued from the forest behind her house and the imaginary characters she created in her mind. She didn t know these elements were the precursors to Story, nor that Story would become the...

Shane Elizabeth is an award-winning writer who lives her life fueled by the words she writes. Her ability to jump off the page, right along with her characters, through a unique signature style of writing brings integrity, laughter, and attitude back to the written word. Shane's genre of writing focuses on showcasing strong female-driven characters battling adversity within niche subcultures of...

Jesse and Jerren specialize in writing genre films that thrust well-drawn characters into high-concept premises. Horror flicks and action thrillers that deliver the goods fans of these genres crave, but rounded out by crisp, clever dialogue, humor, and fully realized people dreaming, scheming, and screaming their way through the stories. They like entertainments, big and small, that can sneak i...

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David Wappel is a Jersey-born, North Carolina-raised feature writer. Wappel's work will be featured in this year's HBO New York Latino Film Festival in the film Long Gone By for which he wrote the shooting script. He has also story consulted on a number of documentary projects, including Quest of the Muscle Nerd. Wappel's latest screenplay, The Last Farm, was a Semifinalist at the Austin Film F...

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Bonnie Gross is an award winning comedy television and sketch comedy writer/producer, who likes to tell the stories of strong and dynamic females. Her work is inspired from personal experiences, which she writes about in depth on her blog. Bonnie hopes to change the conversation revolving around female health care and sexuality with her most recent script, “Lady Parts,” but also wants to push t...

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Rachel Kempf is a screenwriter who specializes in low-budget horror scripts with strong female leads. She also has a background in comedy and a shameful history of writing smutty romance novels (don t judge). Rachel received an MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Texas at Austin, where she co-wrote-and-produced the webseries Texting with Gosling. Since then, her scripts have gained acco...

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Lindiwe Mueller-Westernhagen is a songwriter turned screenwriter. As the daughter of an American author and South African mother who created South Africa s first TV talk show, it was this backdrop where Lindiwe learned the power of words, media, and the arts, to share stories that impact our world. “Growing up as a latchkey kid in a white neighborhood, television was my most supportive parent i...

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David Sullivan is a horror writer. Blending folklore and mythology with contemporary social issues, he crafts thought-provoking pieces of entertainment with highly specific world-building, shivery fun and a unique language of horror imagery. He has been an ISA Stowe Story Labs Fellow and a Finalist for the Warner Bros. Television Writers' Workshop.

Victoria Lucia is a biracial television and feature screenplay writer hailing from the far-off land of Western Massachusetts. Victoria is interested in exploring “otherness” in her work. She enjoys writing about characters that wouldn t typically be seen as leads. Victoria likes to explore underrepresented aspects of her identity in her writing. Her scripts often juxtapose reality with genre el...

M. Elizabeth Eller, or MLiz, is an award-winning Los Angeles based writer-director who originally hails from Seattle. Her independent web series, Manic Pixie Dream Wife, toured the world at multiple film and web festivals, winning awards for Best Local Series and Best Writing at the Seattle Web Fest, Dailymotion Best Series at Vancouver Web Fest, Best Webisode at LA Femme International Film Fes...

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Jasmine Leyva is a filmmaker and actress based in Los Angeles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in TV, Film and Media and a Masters of Fine Arts in Screenwriting from California State University (Northridge), where she taught undergrad screenwriting. She was the recipient of the 2019 ISA Hollywood Writer Award and the grand prize winner of the 2019 WeScreenplay competition. Leyva worked as an Assoc...

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Jack Matosian is an award-winning screenwriter, with writing credits for the Disney Channel, who is motivated by his desires to make people think and to make people laugh. With his screenplays, Jack explores questions that he (and likely many others) have pondered over the years: “What if I woke up tomorrow with a great singing voice?” “What if people lived forever, without having to worry abou...

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Jesse and Jerren specialize in writing genre films that thrust well-drawn characters into high-concept premises. Horror flicks and action thrillers that deliver the goods fans of these genres crave, but rounded out by crisp, clever dialogue, humor, and fully realized people dreaming, scheming, and screaming their way through the stories. They like entertainments, big and small, that can sneak i...

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Emily Tomson s background spans the arts and cultural studies. She studied Experimental Theatre as an actor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts before getting her degree in cultural Anthropology from Rutgers University. After five years in advertising, she began directing and writing for film in 2013. Emily s work is noted for a distinct feminine perspective, characters driven by moral ambiguity,...

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Andy Maycock grew up in New York, went to college in Ohio, got a Finance job in Pennsylvania, and in 1994 returned home to get his Master's in Education. He teaches English, Cinema, Acting, and Screenwriting in a suburban high school where he is also the Media Director. His work includes the screenplay The Best Man's Privilege, which caught the eye of writer-producer-director Josh Stolberg ("Go...

www.rumhouse.net for detailed information on M b's catalog of award winning content. Dubbed the 'King of Cry' for his strong dramatic scenes, M b is a produced writer whose scripts have been requested by executives with 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures and personally requested by Academy Award Winning Actor Jeff Bridges. "Mr. Sieve's first ever screenplay 'Rum House' was 1 of 3 feature script wi...

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Carolyn Kras has developed projects for 20th TV Studio, Escape Artists, and Welle, and she was named to ISA's List of "Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch." Carolyn's awards include the Hamptons International Film Festival Screenwriters Lab, Alfred P. Sloan First Place Screenwriting Award, Visionary Playwright Award, New York Television Festival Official Selection, Plume & Pellicule Screenwriting Awa...

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Steve Feld is a 7-time Emmy Award-winning producer/writer/director. His dramedy, "Take My Wife, Please" was awarded the Grand Prize in ISA's 2019 Emerging Screenwriters competition. His film, "40 Minutes Over Maui" was awarded Best Comedy Short in the 2019 Sunscreen Film Festival, Best of Fest in the 2019 Dam Short Film Festival and was a semi-finalist in the Fade-In Short Film/Short Script com...

John is a writer/director whose work has screened on PBS and at top-tier festivals. He often blends imaginative sci-fi with smart comedy, as in his short film LA VIE D UN CHIEN. This tale of a French scientist transformed into a dog took home numerous festival trophies and was described as “clever, funny and profound social satire” by the Boston Globe. He co-authored THE SENSITIVITY PROGRAM, aw...

Jeffrey Howe lives and works in the scenic Black Creek Bottoms area near St. Louis, Missouri. His feature and short screenplays have won or placed in over 100 competitions since June 2015. His drama feature script "Flat-rate Frank" was a top 50 semifinalist for the 2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship. His first produced script, "Past Partum" won Best Horror Short at the 2019 Toronto Independent Fil...

Dale Winton is an award-winning copywriter by day and a passionate screenwriter by night and weekend, even the long ones. He loves creating fresh, provocative stories that challenge the status quo. Probably cos he's a proud member of the rainbow community, often writing from a minority s POV. Dale has been a finalist in numerous top screenwriting contests, he holds an evaluated score of 8 on Th...

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Bio. After surviving a BA from Stanford and an MFA from UC Riverside, Mr. Peters set out to fulfill his life s true ambition: to become a starving artist. He was immediately successful. As an actor, he burst onto the stage, then blazed his way into films, TV, and commercials. Inexplicably, he has spent an inordinate slice of his career on hiatus. His first stage play was greeted by rave reviews...

A former ballerina, published fiction author and sometimes college film instructor, Devi is a proud alumnus of AFI s Directing Workshop for Women and Fox Studios Filmmakers Lab, and a scholarship recipient of the Nostos Screenwriting Retreat in Tuscany. Her screenplays have placed in such competitions as the Nicholl Fellowships, Slamdance and PAGE Awards, and her films have screened at over 500...

When I watch a movie or TV I like to be transported, to escape. My writing reflects that need to break from reality and to be a bit cheeky in the process. Ghosts, goddesses, demons and ethereal cats populate my magical worlds. A bit about me, the person: I'm an American writer living in Oxford, England with my husband, two sons, and three cats. I've lived all over the world - in 6 countries out...

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