MFA, NYU Graduate Film, Kanbar Institute of Film and Television.
Thesis short: Secret Voices – CINE Eagle Winner. Rencontres Henri Langlois. Over a dozen international festivals.
Independent Feature Project Herbert Beigel Screenplay Award
2018 Sundance Institute Episodic Lab Second Rounder
2018 Athena Film Festival LA Screenplay and TV Lab Finalist
2017 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition Finalist
Clean– Winner of the Independent Feature Project Herbert Beigel Screenplay Award. Disney Fellowship Finalist. Sundance Screenwriters Lab Second Rounder. 2018 Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition Second Rounder. 2018 Creative World Awards Fantasy Feature Semifinalist.
“Unique and prodigally imaginative.”- Juror Jay Cocks (screenwriter, Gangs of New York).
The Sleeping House– 2018 Finalist for the Athena Film Festival Screenplay Lab LA. Sundance Screenwriters Lab Second Round. Socially Relevant Film Festival Screenplay Finalist. Atlanta Screenwriters Lab Finalist. NYWIFT Screenplay Reading.
"Novelistic in form and extremely well-written throughout - a strong showcase for its author's abundant gifts. The script’s dialogue is also whip-smart.” - The Blacklist.
The Chocolate Kandinsky– 2017 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition Finalist Short Screenplay. Currently Table read My Screenplay Austin Top 25 Semifinalist. California International Shorts Festival Best Short Screenplay. Moondance Screenplay Competition Best Short Screenplay. 2018 Atlanta Film Festival Top 10 short screenplays. Hollywood Screenplay Contest Gold Prize Winner.
"Just stunning work. Some of the best character writing I've ever read. This writer is a pro's pro." - Austin Film Festival Reader.
The Sensualist - drama pilot – 2018 Finalist for Athena Film Festival LA TV Lab. 2018 Second Rounder for Sundance Episodic Lab. 2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition Top 25 TV Pilots. 2018 Austin Film Festival Second Rounder. 2018 PAGE Awards Quarterfinalist. 2017 Made in NY Semifinalist. Creative World Awards TV Drama Finalist.
Blood and Dreams– twice a Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting Semi-finalist. 2017 Stowe Story Labs. 2017 Creative World Awards Action/Adventure Finalist. Platinum Award Worldfest Houston.
“Historical epics do not get any better than this - a mesmerizing story about the complexities of war.”– BlueCat Screenplay Competition Reader
Blood and Dreams: Complicit - drama pilot. 2018 Creative World Awards TV Pilot Finalist. Based on my award-winning feature.
The Italian Lover- Three-time Nicholl Quarter-finalist. BlueCat Screenplay Competition Finalist. NYWIFT Screenplay reading with Mia Maestro.
“Poetic, elegant and smart… It’s almost like a modern-day Emily Bronte.” – BlueCat Screenplay Competition Reader.
Brownstone Follies– Gold Remi Award for Comedy Adaptation WorldFest Houston. NYWIFT Screenplay Reading.
“Naughty good fun, with lots of witty dialogue.” - BlueCat Screenplay Competition Reader.