Wendy Wilkins

Wendy Wilkins

Upstate New York Pictures
Actor, Author, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
July 2014
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About Wendy

Wendy Wilkins is an award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker and comedian just named one of ISA’s Top-25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2019.

Hailing from the rural area of upstate New York, Wendy has lived and worked in Hollywood for over 25 years. She’s been a Warner Brothers Writers’ Workshop Participant, an ABC/Disney Writing Program Finalist, a Final Draft’s Big Break Contest Top-10 Finalist, a Women In Film: NY/Meryl Streep Writers Lab Finalist and a 2018 Austin Film Festival Second Rounder along with 40 other competition placements and awards.

In 2018, her original dramatic/sci-fi TV pilot script HOMETOWN won the ISA Fast Track VI Fellowship and the Space & Time Film Festival’s screenplay competition while her road picture comedy feature screenplay WHERE THE MEN ARE won Best Comedy Script at the Creative World Awards. Most recently, her short script INSIGNIFICANT won both the Houston Comedy Film Festival and the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival for Best Dark Comedy short screenplay.

Her latest feature script, A SHORT BURST OF INFATUATION, was given a semi-finalist placement for Table Read My Script: Park City and Austin while WHERE THE MEN ARE placed as a finalist for the Richmond International Film Festival.

Wendy is currently a staff writer/director for the Dystopian satirical news website Omnarchy.com. You can also tune into her popular post-apocalyptic radio drama ONE MORE DAY on YouTube with 21,000+ listens.

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Videos

Loglines

  • Hometown

    Hometown Sci-fi Drama Estranged first cousins battle each other for control of their small, dying American town but when their real enemy returns to seek revenge against them, they must come together to fight or have their town, their heritage and their ancestral home with a secret time travel portal wiped from the earth.

  • One More Day

    One More Day War Drama When the second American revolution starts in Los Angeles, quick thinking reality show producer Kirby Lewis unites her Hollywood neighbors to protect their complex from the chaos, becoming a reluctant leader of the resistance against a homegrown fringe group fighting to overthrow the U.S. government.

  • Insignificant

    Insignificant Comedy In a desperate move, a middle-aged Filipino-American man kidnaps a rich, middle-aged white lady thinking she’s his only option to thwarting his mother’s deportation but quickly regrets his actions when she proves to be no helpless victim.

  • Where The Men Are

    Where The Men Are Comedy Romance In an homage to the great Spring Break movie ‘Where The Boys Are,’ after discovering her fiancée is gay, Merritt York runs away with her thirty-something girlfriends to Daytona Beach, Florida where they stumble hard in trying to reclaim a missed youthful adventure only to discover that what’s really missing in their lives is really, much closer to home.

  • Backseat Debutantes

    Backseat Debutantes Drama Independent Three middle-aged, former tenacious colorguard champion best friends are forced to examine the lives they ended up with instead of the lives they wished for.

Credits

  • Ready To Rumble

    Ready To Rumble (2000)
    Film by Warner Brothers Gabby Boggs/actor

Awards

  • Cinequest Screenplay Competition - Top-50, 'Hometown'
    (2019)

  • Houston Comedy Film Festival - Winner/Best Dark Comedy Script, 'Insignificant'
    (2019)

  • Houston Comedy Film Festival - Semi-Finalist/Comedy Screenplay, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2019)

  • Richmond International Film Festival - Finalist/Screenplay, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2019)

  • Creative World Awards - Winner/Best Comedy Script, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2018)

  • Austin Comedy Short Film Festival - Winner, 'Insignificant'
    (2018)

  • Austin Film Festival - Second Rounder, 'Hometown'
    (2018)

  • HollyShorts - Official Selection, 'Insiginificant'
    (2018)

  • Austin Micro Short Film Festival - 2nd Place, 'Insignificant'
    (2018)

  • Portland Comedy Short Film Festival - Finalist, 'Insignificant'
    (2018)

  • Table Read My Script: Hollywood - Semi-Finalist, 'Insignificant'
    (2018)

  • Portland Comedy Short Film Festival - Semi-Finalist, 'Insignificant'
    (2018)

  • Screencraft Film Fund - Quarter-Finalist, 'Insignificant'
    (2018)

  • Women Who Write In Film - Semi-Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2018)

  • Table Read My Script: Austin - Semi-Finalist, 'A Short Burst of Infatuation'
    (2018)

  • Table Ready My Script: Park City - Semi-Finalist, 'A Short Burst of Infatuation'
    (2018)

  • Space & Time Film Festival - Winner/Short Screenplay, 'Hometown'
    (2018)

  • Table Ready My Script:Park City - Semi-Finalist/Screenplay, 'A Short Burst of Infatuation'
    (2018)

  • ISA Fast Track Fellowship VI - Grand Prize Winner, 'Hometown'
    (2017)

  • Live Read/LA - Finalist, 'Hometown'
    (2017)

  • Fox Writers' Lab - Semi-Finalist, 'Hometown'
    (2017)

  • Filmmakers.com/1st TV Pilot Competition - 8th Place, 'Hometown'
    (2016)

  • Austin Revolution Film Festival - Finalist, 'Hometown'
    (2016)

  • Nashville Film Festival - Semi-Finalist, 'Hometown'
    (2016)

  • Emerging Screenplay Competition - Top-100, 'Hometown'
    (2016)

  • WIFNY/Meryl Streep Writers Lab - Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2015)

  • Screencraft Fellowship - Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2015)

  • New York Screenplay Competition - Finalist, 'Hometown'
    (2015)

  • Marque Lights Script Competition - Finalist, 'Average'
    (2015)

  • Circus Road Screenplay Competition - Semi-Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2015)

  • Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition - Semi-Finalist, 'Average'
    (2015)

  • Comedy Screenplay Contest - 3rd Place, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2014)

  • Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition - Top-10, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2014)

  • Screenplay Fest, Semi-Finalist, 'Average'
    (2014)

  • Screenplay Fest - Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2013)

  • New York Screenplay Competition - Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2013)

  • Fade In Awards: 17th Annual - Semi-Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2013)

  • LA Comedy Shorts Fest - Semi-Finalist, 'Where The Men Are'
    (2013)

  • New York Screenplay Competition - Finalist, 'WNPC: Campus TV'
    (2012)

  • Final Draft's Big Break Contest - Top-10, 'Backseat Debutantes'
    (2011)

  • NexTV Original Pilot Contest - Semi-Finalist, 'The Assistant'
    (2011)

  • Fade In Awards: 16th Annual - Semi-Finalist, 'The Assistant'
    (2011)

  • Sundance Writers Lab - Semi-Finalist, 'In Her Mind'
    (1993)

Education

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