I'm a Northern California-based actor and model. However, my background is in screenwriting, which I have remained active.
Film/ Screenwriting competitions I have competed in include:
-Pittsburgh 48 Hour Film Project (2009-2013): Awarded "Best Use of Character" in 2012.
-San Francisco 48 Hour Film Project (2017): Awarded "Audience Choice Award".
-Lake Placid Film Forum, Sleepless in Lake Placid (2013)
-NYC Midnight Screenwriting Competition (2015- 2018): Placed top 200 in 2016.
I'm available for travel with proper notice.
Due to my schedule, I'm only on this site every so often. If you'll like to reach out, please follow and message me on instagram @kirstenspalding.
Unique traits: -Scuba certified -Experience in swimming, golf, skiing -Experience in working with animals - Multilingual
...For a Reason
Film (Romance) Actress In the world of dating as a millennial, there are a few types of guys that exist today: The Shy Guy, The Perpetual Adolescent, The Addict & The Money Chaser. The trajectory of the lives of Devin, Cody, Grant & Chase is changed dramatically after meeting Melody. In the game of love, the guys learn that sometimes all it takes is one person coming into their lives to bring them to a level of self awareness that they've never experienced in the past. Written by Selah Pictures
Making It Up
Television (Comedy) Script Supervisor MAKING IT UP is a scripted show about MILES, an improv teacher and performer in San Francisco. The stage is set when his long-time girlfriend relocates, forcing him into a long-distance relationship, and his father divorces and moves into his tiny studio apartment. Written by Dave Moutray
Film (Short) Actress After college, perpetuated by what the media told Chase on how to get girls, he thought he had to have a lot of money & swagger to land the type of girls society told him would make him feel like a man. As a result, he finds himself in the rat race slaving away at a job that slowly eats away at his soul all the while hooking up with girls that only leave him feeling empty. It isn't until he meets Melody that he gets back in touch with pursuing his dreams & learns about the true meaning of love along the way.
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Production designer A failed athlete, determined to give her son more opportunity, bends the rules of an International yoga competition to qualify him in a neighboring state, only to realize her choices might be taking away his innocence.
Film (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew 29-year-old Leigh is on leave from her job in New York City after feeling a sense of emptiness and sadness in her life. Leigh has returned to her parents' home, to her high school job as a lifeguard and to her high school friends still in town. But Leigh continues to struggle in finding happiness since her parents don't approve and she's bullied by local kids at the pool. Leigh finds an almost like kindred spirit in high school student Little Jason; but when their friendship turns into an illicit relationship, her friends don't approve and even more tragedy awaits Leigh in her personal journey towards happiness. Written by Anne Campbell
Hobart and William Smith Colleges