Tracee is a working screenwriter whose work focuses on damaged characters and their relationships with each other. An optioned screenwriter, she has had screenplays finish among the top 20% of the prestigious Nicholl’sFellowship out of 7,000 entrants, a second-rounder at AFF and as a quarter-finalist in the Scriptapolooza screenplay competition.
Her previous career as a horse trainer, and her work in animal rescue, has flavored much of her work and given her the tenacity to believe that anything is possible if you just work hard enough along with the humility to know that there is always more to learn.
Hold the Reins Drama ⋄ Family A faith-based story about a grief-stricken teenage boy who decides to train an abused horse with the help of a young “horse whisperer” girl must first learn the lesson of forgiveness the horse has to teach him.
101 Ways to Survive the End of the World Drama ⋄ Family When a young boy is sent to live with a grandfather he has never met, he becomes fixated on preparing for the Apocalypse and meets an eccentric girl who shares in his obsession and believes The End is near.
Cowboy Drama ⋄ Western The inspired by true events story of a sensitive teen who is driven to commit a violent crime as a way to prove his manhood and incarcerated at a detention camp where taming wild horses is part of the rehabilitation program
Date from Hell
No More Running
TV Series Producer
Film (Short and Thriller) Producer A young gambler, Philip, is invited to an exclusive, high-stakes poker game against the Devil. Here winners are granted whatever their heart desires, but losers must forfeit their soul. Ignoring warnings to abandon this fool's errand, Philip stubbornly proceeds, determined to outsmart the Devil at his own game. Philip knows this is his only chance to right the wrongs of his past, and he's willing to sacrifice everything for the woman he loves.
Napa Valley Dreams
Film (Documentary, Short and Family) Miscellaneous Crew From ground to sky, from person to person, Napa Valley Dreams captures as never before the exquisite light, color and texture of a paradise and its people. This documentary travels through the story of a landscape crafted by geological turmoil, still evident in roiling geysers and hot springs, and woven with the tales of people striving to reach the ultimate - and finding peace through the journey. The sublime imagery and riveting personal stories in Napa Valley Dreams immerses viewers in the earthly yet ethereal experience of life in the Napa Valley. Written by Donna Rooney
Wild at Heart
Film (Documentary) Writer Wild mustang horses are brought to a Nevada prison to be trained by inmates as part of their rehabilitation program. This documentary follows the incredible story of four horses and the men whose lives are forever changed.
Film (Short) Actress DARIO follows Dario, a mute orphan, as he and his brother Jack find community in a forested, utopian orphan commune. Dario is friendly to nobody but Jack, and has become an other in the world. When Dario gets caught stealing, Jack and Dario escape into the forest where they come across a commune, "the home," an utopian village of other orphaned children. For the first time, the boys find community and while Jack wholeheartedly accepts the commune and the other children, Dario is much more hesitant to do so. It is only through situations wrought from the outcomes of community, as well as the constant threat of police and child protection services, that Dario finds his own voice, both figuratively and literally.
Back in the Saddle
My Silent Voice
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