Monica Partridge earned her Master of Fine Arts Degree with Specialization in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute. Throughout her career in entertainment, she has worked at most of the major studios in Los Angeles, including NBC, Universal, Disney/ABC, Warner Brothers, The Lot, Raleigh/Paramount.
A competition screenplay reader, Monica has read for the CineStory Foundation Screenplay Competition and Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Competition. She has also read scripts and provided coverage for the Edward S. Feldman Company and Mutual Film Company. As assistant to screenwriter and EP Dana Stevens, Monica worked on the pilot of "What About Brian," an ABC/Bad Robot production.
Monica was fortunate to begin her screenwriting education studying in private writers’ group with the legendary Syd Field, pioneer of screenwriting methodology and author of Screenplay, at his Beverly Hills home. She would go on to study in seminars, workshops and private study with Richard Krevolin, Michael Hauge, Kirk Ellis, Robert McKee, Barri Evins, Joe Forte, Philip Eisner.
She holds her B.A. in Russian Language and Literature from Pitzer College, Claremont, CA.
Currently, Monica reads scripts on a consultant basis, providing script notes to other writers, directors, cinematographers and producers. She resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Unique traits: I write horror, comedy and thrillers. I also write fiction. I speak Russian and lived in Russia for years when I was younger.
American Film Institute
Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)
Moscow Linguistics Institute (Moscow, Russia)
Mount Holyoke College