I'm an award-winning, optioned screenwriter based in Vancouver, Canada.
I also have an extensive background in editing and journalism in Britain and Canada. I have eight journalism awards.
Education: M.A. in Theatre Arts - Writing for Performance; ScreenwritingU professional program.
Summer 2015 projects -
• Bumpershines: Feature-length dark comedy-drama about the monuments a family builds to love, death and betrayal.
-Dec. 2014: Whistler Film Festival Feature Project Lab.
-Nov. 2013 to June 2014: Praxis fellowship winner, Praxis Centre for Screenwriting, Simon Fraser University.
• Charley the Liar: Historical drama set in Industrial Revolution London.
-Dec. 2014: Finalist for Sundance Institute Feature Film Lab.
• The Nonsense of Waiting: An animated short about an old woman's brush with death.
-Based on my short story of the same name, a finalist for the 2009 CBC Literary Awards.
Unique traits: Strong female characters/character-driven stories, love rewrites and adaptations, experienced researcher, simplifying complex stories. Collaborative and internationally minded.