Goal: to develop smart, elevated content that surreptitiously changes minds as it entertains
Style: darkly comedic + bitingly satirical + deeply empathetic
Wheelhouse: ambitious social themes + strong female protagonists + deep character work
Passions: history + social justice + global ideas
When the self-aggrandizing mayor of a Midwestern town revives a questionable health competition linked to eugenics and racism, an idealistic insurance agent seeking acceptance must uncover a conspiracy and liberate the town from the hilariously twisted mayhem that ensues.
Comedy Feature (Top 5)
Social Satire Mockumentary Feature
THE BOXCAR GIRLS
Adventure Drama Feature
In an alternate world where youth futures are determined by a cutthroat social pointing system, 16-year-old Joss Soloway embarks upon a journey with her two best friends to correct a life-altering mistake.
2019 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Contest
FINALIST (Concept Category)
Historical Drama Limited Series
When Central High School is forced to integrate in the fall of 1957, ordinary high school students grapple with the teenage experience as their lives become engulfed in a turbulent, and increasingly public civil rights struggle.
Top 5 Fox Dramatic Script Call Competition
Top 40 2014 Cinequest Screenwriting Competition
Previously under option at Echo Lake Entertainment
Dark Comedy / Drama TV Series
A jaded female corrections officer is forced to confront her worst nightmare in order to keep her CO license: working at an experimental prison focused on inmate forgiveness.
2019 CineStory TV Fellowship
2018 Sundance Episodic Lab
Biopic Drama Feature
A young and tenacious Bette Davis struggles to build her iconic career while navigating the oppressive underpinnings of a 1930s male-dominated Hollywood.
2019 ScreenCraft Drama Screenplay Contest
2018 Austin Film Festival Script Competition
2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowship
Romance / Drama / Musical Feature
A destitute, but lionhearted performer who competes in a grueling, months-long dance marathon to avoid life on Chicago's Depression Era streets must confront whether her aspirations are attainable dreams or foolish delusions.