Specialty: high concept female-driven scripts based on true stories, or historical biopics.
Also, a script consultant. Published fiction, nonfiction and photo-journalism in national periodicals.
Screenwriting U Pro Series Alum, Master Screenwriter Program in progress, Columbia College Chicago, MFA.
Unique traits: Special: seldom-told point of view of unsung or controversial heroes, including animal characters, Have expertise in nonverbal animal communication.
White Gloves, Purple Heart Budget: $10M - $30M | Drama ⋄ Historical Blindsided by her Navy medic daughter's death in Iraq and denied VA benefits, a Gold Star mom struggles to raise her orphaned grand-daughter, forgotten by the system until Grandma changes the law. (Based on a true story, have rights).
Blues Sequined Comedy ⋄ Crime Two smart-ass cops on probation partner undercover as drag queen beauty contestants to bust a transvestite burglary gang that heists hot couture for their underground pageants, bankrupting posh boutiques. The Julie Newmar trophy versus the Commissioner's boot, an unexpected bonus. (Inspired by true events.)
Day Trader Comedy ⋄ Action Desperate to date a new neighbor, a Chicago Day Trader volunteers for a scientific stress test, bottling his urine over the weekend to score a first date . (A sit-com pilot)
DIVINING A SWAN SONG Family ⋄ Romance ⋄ Sports
David's Smile Drama A family man contracts a cerebral virus that's so rare it's misdiagnosed a few times until he succumbs to a coma. His family's faithful vigil against all odds brings him back from the brink of death, clinically blind but seeing his family as a blessing clearer than ever. (Based on a true story for which I have rights).
Film by Sore Losers Productions Script Consultant
Columbia College Chicago