Carolyn Lovie Davis was named after her grandmother's, Carolyn and Lovie. Carolyn prefers calling her Lovie and picked a screenwriting lane. She has a sense of humor but not considered a comedy writer, Lovie's genre is dramedies.
Raised in a L.A. suburb, this diverse, 80’s, new wave child, was voted class clown and graduated from Sacramento State University. Lovie began a career as Correctional Officer in a California state prison for men and retired as a Parole Agent II from an on duty work-related injury and found her screenwriting path.
A s a self-taught Final Draft user, she relies on books, YouTube, Stage 32, inthecutla, Women’s Weekend Film Challenge, Instagram mentors, podcasts and a facebook screenwriting group to help with two TV pilots, a feature and a short. Anna Henry and Lena Waithe encouraged Lovie to keep on writing.
SHOOPER, a limited series.
• Quarterfinals in ScreenCraft’s Comedy Competition (2019).
EDGEWOOD, a serialized, prison drama with a twist.
• Semifinals in Stage 32's 6th Annual Television Writing Contest. Drama (2021).
• Quarterfinals in ScreenCraft’s Fellowship. Drama (2021).
Unique traits: I'm me.
EDGEWOOD Budget: $5M - $10M | Drama Fresh out of the academy, an ambitious queer, an alcoholic, a misfit and a judgey know it all, walk into a state prison for men and share housing on prison grounds. Navigating through psychological war games, racism and sexual harassment they're forced to forge personal and professional relationships not found in their training manual.
THE PICK 5 (PREQUEL) Budget: $10M - $30M | Drama Fired from her corporate job and desperate to make ends meet, a young Black woman enlists her best friends and enters an exotic dance competition and discovers the magical but stinging spotlight and the harsh glare of rivalry.
SHOOPER Budget: $5M - $10M | Drama Shooper an endearing, Black, man-child, who’s a petty thief with an eccentric I.Q., falls in love with the woman trying to con him and must outrun the sinister criminals she works for.
California State University - Sacramento