Christy Marx

Christy Marx

Zynga
Content Creator, Screenwriter and Transmedia Producer

San Francisco, California

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About Christy

Christy Marx is a transmedia writer, TV and animation series developer, game designer and narrative designer. Over the years, she has worked on live-action television, film, animation, PC games, mobile/social games, console games, MMOG, comic books, graphic novels, manga, and non-fiction educational books. She began her game design career creating award-winning adventures games for Sierra On-Line. Christy was awarded the Writers Guild of America/Animation Writers Caucus Award for contributions to the field of animation writing. Her TV credits include: Babylon 5, Twilight Zone, Spider-Man, G.I. Joe, Jem and the Holograms, ReBoot, Conan, Beast Wars, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. With her partner, Randy Littlejohn, she has written for X-Men: Evolution, Stargate Infinity, He-Man and others. Christy is the author of Writing for Animation, Comics and Games. She is currently the Narrative Director at Zynga overseeing story on numerous mobile games. She’s written for DC Comics on fantasy series Amethyst, superhero series Birds of Prey, Green Arrow, and more.

Unique traits: Eclectic background creating/adapting IP, writing and story editing for TV, film, animation, videogames, mobile games, comics, graphic novels & books.

Credits

  • Jem and the Holograms

    Jem and the Holograms (2015)
    Film by Jon M. Chu (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and Music) Actress As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden.

  • Dork Hunters from Outer Space

    Dork Hunters from Outer Space (2008)
    Television (Animation, Family and Sci-Fi) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Legend of the Dragon

    Legend of the Dragon (2006)
    Television (Animation) Writer The show starts when the previous golden dragon has passed on to the afterlife and Ang and Ling Leung, fifteen-year-old fraternal twins are next in line for the Golden Dragon power band. Ang has no belief that he will become the Golden Dragon, as Ling is the best fighter at the dragon dojo. Ling is positive that she will become the Golden Dragon. However, when Master Chin calls upon the power of the Golden Dragon to choose who will be the next golden dragon, it chooses Ang. Humiliated and furious, Ling storms out of the temple and is tempted by the ultimate dark and evil power of the shadow dragon. From then on, Ang is forced to fight his own twin sister. Written by Anonymous

  • Biker Mice from Mars

    Biker Mice from Mars (2006)
    Television (Animation, Action and Sci-Fi) Writer The Biker Mice From Mars (Throttle, Modo, and Vinnie) return in this new series to crash land on Earth and fight against the new threat: Catatonians! It's action packed, filled with great one-liners, and pokes fun at iconic and political figures/problems/issues. Written by Jessie Desmond

  • Zorro: Generation Z - The Animated Series

    Zorro: Generation Z - The Animated Series (2006)
    Television (Action and Adventure) Writer In 2015, teenager Diego Dela Vega, the five times great-grandson of the first Zorro, in turn wears the mask, with a black suit, weapons, and signs the "Z" to establish justice in the metropolis of Pueblo Grande, California.

  • Kong: The Animated Series

    Kong: The Animated Series (2005)
    Television (Animation, Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Writer When King Kong fell to his tragic death off the Empire State Building, there was a young scientist Dr. Lorna Jenkins who cloned him and took him back to Kong Island so he could finally be protected again from the world. Eighteen years later her grandson Jason and friend Tan bring their teacher to the island to show him the paradise and of course Kong. But their teacher Ramon De La Porta has other plans, he steals the island's Primal Stones which control the balance of the island and make sure the imprisoned god Chyros does not escape. So now to restore balance to the island Jason, Tan, a shaman girl named Lua and of course Kong must journey around the world to retrieve the stones and stop De La Porta once and for all. Written by The Unforgiving Salesmen

  • 20.000 Leagues Under the Sea

    20.000 Leagues Under the Sea (2004)
    TV Movie by Scott Heming (Animation and Family) Writer The larger-than-life Jules Verne adventure about reclusive genius Captain Nemo, his magnificent submarine, The Nautilus, and the perilous voyage he makes with a group of captive adventurers, on of which is a young woman disguised as a man.

  • The Legend of Alon D'ar

    The Legend of Alon D'ar (2002)
    Video Game by Christy Marx (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Writer A young man named JARIK wishes to join the warriors serving LORD GRANDAR, the lord of his village, Hollow Grange. But Lord Grandar rejects Jarik, causing him shame in front of two visiting warrior-women. The warrior-women are TYLONEE and LEYALLA, from the neighboring country known as THE KEMARR. The Kemarrans have often been at war with Jarik's people, the ORIN, because amongst the Orin the men are the warriors and rulers, but amongst the Kemarrans, the women are the warriors and rulers. Leyalla speaks privately to Jarik for a few moments and he instantly loses his heart to her. But her older sister, Tylonee, reminds Leyalla that if she wishes to become a Dagger of Virtue, she must remain untouched by a man. After they leave, Jarik becomes aware of the sounds of battle coming from the direction of his village. As he runs toward the village, he encounters a DAGANI, a race of swamp people from a distant land, rarely seen in Orin. The Dagani warrior does not speak and Jarik is forced to ... Written by Christy Marx

  • Ultimate Book of Spells

    Ultimate Book of Spells (2001)
    Television (Animation, Action, Fantasy and Mystery) Writer Cassy, Vern & Gus are three gifted students who go to an enchanted school where they learn about magic and how to use it. One day they receive a strange book in the mail which is also enchanted and can talk. The book says his name is UBOS (Ultimate Book of Spells) and together they must journey to the center of the Earth to stop Zarlak a powerful wizard who is stealing all Earth's magic so he can ultimately escape his prison where he has been banished for many years. This begins a journey of a lifetime for the three students - one they will never forget. Written by The Unforgiving Salesmen

  • X-Men: Evolution

    X-Men: Evolution (2001)
    Television (Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy and 3 More) Writer Professor Charles Francis Xavier, who has the mutant ability to read minds, searches for new mutants to train them how to use their powers for good and to prevent the mutants from harming themselves and others at his School for Gifted Youngsters. His opposition, Magneto "Master of Magnetism", is doing the same thing, but for evil purposes. He has made Mystique who is a shape-shifter, a principle of his high school to gather evil mutants to prepare them for war against non-mutants. The most interesting plot of the story is that all the heroes and villains attend the same high school. The classic battle of good vs. evil has begun again. Written by Emmett Dweh <edweh@clam.rutgers.edu>

  • Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths & Legends

    Roswell Conspiracies: Aliens, Myths & Legends (1999)
    Television (Animation and Sci-Fi) Writer

  • The Secret of Mulan

    The Secret of Mulan (1998)
    Video by Katherine Lawrence (Animation, Family and Musical) Writer Set under the magnificent shadows of the Great Wall of China. This epic family tale unfolds as Mulan, a headstrong country girl and a heroic prince battle to save their homeland from the evil conqueror, Mala Khan.

  • Beast Wars: Transformers

    Beast Wars: Transformers (1998)
    Television (Action, Fantasy, Animation, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Writer Two spaceships, one manned by benevolent Maximals, the other by evil Predacons, crash-land on a pre-humanoid planet while en route to Earth. Their crews assume indigenous animal forms to protect themselves from an overabundance of natural energy, transforming into robots to do battle. Thus, the Beast Wars have begun... Written by Aaron Teitlebaum <arteitle@engin.umich.edu>

  • Pocket Dragon Adventures

    Pocket Dragon Adventures (1998)
    Television (Animation) Writer Add a Plot »

  • Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys

    Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys (1997)
    Television (Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller and 2 More) Writer A NASA monkey shot into space goes off course and is found by an alien race that mistakes him for Earth's dominant species. Charlie is given intelligence, the rank of Captain, a ship and a mission: to defeat the evil Nebula.

  • ReBoot

    ReBoot (1997)
    Television by Ian Pearson (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 2 More) Writer The extraordinary adventures of life within a computer, as depicted in one of the world's first totally-computer-generated series. The riotous humour, infinitely-variable action and scenery, and intelligent use of every computer reference known, combine to produce a stunning universe where good constantly fights the forces of evil. Dot Matrix and her brother Enzo, plus thousands of friendly binomes, live in Mainframe, which is plagued by viruses Megabyte and sister strain Hexadecimal. Guardian Bob is sent from the Net to protect them, and soon makes it his home. Together, they must prevent Megabyte from taking control of all the systems. As an added complication, games being played by the mystical User invade the system regularly, and must be defeated, or else portions of the city are laid waste... This gives us a chance to see every genre of video-game ever conceived, from the point of view of the characters! When Megabyte finally manages to banish Bob, Enzo takes over as the city's ... Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

  • Darkstalkers

    Darkstalkers (1995)
    Television (Animation, Action, Fantasy and Horror) Writer A young descendant of Arthurian Merlin the wizard must help the opposing army stop an alien overlord who's using supernatural creatures called Darkstalkers to take over the world. Famous movie and mythical monsters fight for both sides.

  • Mighty Max

    Mighty Max (1994)
    Television by Rob Hudnut (Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy and 2 More) Writer "Mighty Max" is a cartoon about a boy who is sent a red cap one day and is told that an ancient prophecy foretold him as the "Chosen One" and that he must battle the evil forces of the world, together with Virgil, a talking fowl and Norman, Max's Viking guardian. Written by Cindy L. Brady

  • Babylon 5

    Babylon 5 (1994)
    Television by J. Michael Straczynski (Action, Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Writer In the year 2258, it is ten years after the Earth-Minbari War. Commander Sinclair takes command of a giant five-mile-long cylindrical space station, orbiting a planet in neutral space. At a crossroads of interstellar commerce and diplomacy, Cmdr Sinclair (2d season Captain Sheridan) must try to establish peace and prosperity between various interstellar empires, all the while fighting forces from within the Earth Alliance. It is a precarious command, particularly given that sabotage led to the destruction of Babylon stations 1, 2, and 3 and 4 vanished without trace. Written by Tony Lammens <lammens@connexus.apana.org.au>

  • Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars!

    Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars! (1991)
    Television by Larry Hama (Animation, Family and Sci-Fi) Writer In an alternative dimension called the Aniverse where the denizens are humanoid animals, the free worlds are threatened by the toads who are under the control of the insane computer, Komplex. The sole defence is the forces of S.P.A.C.E., which unfortunately, consists of a single ship called The Righteous Indignation under the command of Captain Bucky O'Hare. During one engagement, the ship's Photon Accelerator seriously malfunctioned, resulting in the disappearance of the engineer and the opening of a dimensional portal to the room of a human boy called Willy Dewitt, who is an engineering genius as well. Now, that boy has a part time job as part of Bucky O'Hare's crew as the war against the toads continues. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

  • Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood

    Conquests of the Longbow: The Legend of Robin Hood (1991)
    Video Game (Adventure) Writer Add a Plot »

  • G.I. Joe

    G.I. Joe (1990 - 1991)
    Television (Action and Animation) Writer Based on Hasbro's line of toy soldiers. "G. I. Joe is America's top secret mobile strike force team. The mission: to defend freedom. The threat: Cobra, an evil organization bent on world conquest. The battle cry: Yo Joe!" Written by Christopher Pope <propadeutic@hotmail.com>

  • Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail

    Conquests of Camelot: The Search for the Grail (1990)
    Video Game (Adventure and Fantasy) Writer Add a Plot »

  • The Twilight Zone

    The Twilight Zone (1989)
    Television (Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller and 1 More) Writer An updated version of the famous 1960's TV series created by Rod Serling. Each week presents one to three tales about some unusual situation that turns out to be even more unusual than initially suspected. Whether the tone of the story is horror, suspense or humor, there is always a surprise twist at the end. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1988)
    Television (Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy and 5 More) Writer This show tells the adventures of four turtles who were transformed into humanoids by a strange ooze and were trained as ninja by a human martial arts master, Hamato Yoshi, who was changed into a humanoid rat, Splinter, by the same substance. Together with the intrepid reporter, April O'Neil, they fight against the threats against the world, like Shredder and Krang. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

  • Dino-Riders

    Dino-Riders (1988)
    Television (Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy and 1 More) Writer Pursued by intergalactic warlord Krulos and his Rulons, human Valorians fly through a wormhole and end up on the prehistoric Earth. Krulos follows and becomes stuck in prehistory as well. Both sides build dinosaur armies and engage.

  • Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future

    Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (1988)
    Television by Tony Christopher (Action and Sci-Fi) Writer Earth, the 22nd century. The aftermath of the Metal Wars, which led to the subjugation of humanity by intelligent machines. A small unit of human soldiers, survivors of the Metal Wars, lead an underground resistance against the activities of the evil Lord Dread and his monstrous creations, Bio-Dreads, designed to hunt down human survivors and digitise them. Written by Tim Walker <tim.walker@rapidcom.co.uk>

  • What Waits Below

    What Waits Below (1984)
    Film by Don Sharp (Action and Horror) Writer The U.S. government has been using deep caves in Central America as bases for a special type of radio transmitter used for communicating with submaries. When the signal from one of these transmitters suddenly disappears, a team of soldiers and cave specialists is sent in to find out what happened. After some exploring deep underground, they stumble upon a tribe of albino cave dwellers who have been isolated from the rest of the world for thousands of years. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

    Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981 - 1982)
    Television (Animation, Action, Family and Sci-Fi) Writer In this series, Spider-Man forms a close friendship and alliance with two superheroes, Iceman and Firestar. Together, the group, informally known as "The Spider Friends", battle crime in New York City. Along the way, they not only face Spider-Man's own enemies, but also other major Marvel Comics villians like the Red Skull and Doctor Doom while also meeting other heroes of the Marvel Universe. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

  • Spider-Man

    Spider-Man (1981 - 1982)
    Television (Animation, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Writer Peter Parker, who one day gained the powers of a human spider due to exposure to a radiated arachnid in a school science experiment, continues his super-heroic battle against the forces of evil in New York City in this sequel to the original 1967-70 TV series. Less stylish than its predecessor, this short-lived revival pits Spider-man against such classic villains as the King Pin, the Vulture, the Green Goblin, the Sandman, and Dr. Octopus, as well as against criminals who didn't appear in the 1967-70 original, among them the Gadgeteer, Prof. Gizmo, Chameleon, and Dr. Doom. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

  • The Fantastic Four

    The Fantastic Four (1978)
    Television (Animation and Sci-Fi) Writer In an attempted spaceflight, the crew of a ship are bombarded by cosmic radiation. Barely managing to crashland alive, the crew find themselves changed forever by their experience. Team leader, Scientist Reed Richard aka Mr. Fantastic gains the ability to stretch and shape his body to any shape, Sue Storm can become invisible and project telekinetic force fields as the Invisible Girl, and Pilot Ben Grimm becomes a superstrong rock creature known as the Thing. Together with their advanced robot assistant, H.E.R.B., this quartet faces the threats to the world as the Fantastic Four. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

Awards

  • WGA Animation Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Best Game awards for Conquests of Camelot and Conquests of the Longbow

  • 2006 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Assoc. of Educational Publishers for the Harcourt Achieve (Steck-Vaughn IMPACT Graphic Novels)

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