Lorenne Clarke

Lorenne Clarke

Award-Winning Screenwriter, Actress, Contributing Writer, Educator, Verified Amazon Influencer
Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Miami, Florida

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April 2017
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About Lorenne

Lorenne Clarke, born in Plymouth, Massachusetts (“America’s Hometown”), discovered her divine escape in film at a very young age. She often felt...lost in an endless winter, while struggling to bloom amid the harsh decay.

When hearing familiar and friendly voices on television, a sense of comfort was immediately injected, creating an imaginary refuge where she could temporarily immerse herself. Lorenne knew... ACTING was her calling.

In full pursuit of this goal, Lorenne successfully completed the Harvard Summer Theatre Program and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where she made her directorial debut in the praised production of Paula Vogel’s “How I Learned To Drive”.  

In 2009, Lorenne auditioned and was cast in Peter Hewitt’s “The Maiden Heist”-her first motion picture experience! This was a defining moment to work alongside legendary actors (Morgan Freeman, Christopher Walken, & William H. Macy) and gain invaluable experience.

In addition to Acting, Lorenne is an International Award-Winning Screenwriter. She is the Co-Creator & Writer of “Whiskey and the Firecracker” (WATF) -TV Pilot and Episodic Series, which has garnered the attention of many National and International Festivals. WATF has won with heavy-hitters such as Edward Pronley’s “Relax I Got This” (Modern Family), and has been a finalist alongside Aaron Sorkin (The Newsroom) in the “Television Spec Category” for the Cannes Screenplay Contest (2015 & 2016).
Also, the WATF Pilot has been either officially selected or a finalist in the following Festivals: 2017 Stage 32 2nd Annual TV Writing Contest, 2017 Film & Script Showcase, and the 2017 Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles.

In addition to Filmmaking, Lorenne has been teaching Acting for the Camera/Theatre, and Screen & Playwriting on College, Elementary, Middle, and High School Levels for years.

Lorenne is solely inspired by true events, and has drawn from her own personal experiences and family history to date. It's the struggle and adversity that draws our attention, and reminds us to keep powering through, despite our circumstances. We all need inspiration and we all need someone to inspire us.

Unique traits: Extremely versatile, perform MANY different accents/dialects, born with hyper extended arms & legs, great motivator and optimist, naturally voluminous & curly hair, kind-natured, easy to work with, meticulous, efficient, go-getter, problem solver, excellent working with children (especially those with autism & developmental delays), has a naturally commanding presence both physically and vocally.

Credits

  • Eye on the Prize

    Eye on the Prize (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actress The main character, Daniel Roberts is a new political/non-political candidate running for the office of Governor in (any state) USA. He is a very successful man in life, but little know about him in public life. He has had enough of watching his state go downhill, and has decided to do something about it. There is just one detail that changes everything. Written by Michael F. Bavota

  • Whiskey and the Firecracker Sizzle Reel

    Whiskey and the Firecracker Sizzle Reel (2016)
    Commercial by Jessica Gallant Actress, Stunts, Writer, Producer

  • Whiskey and the Firecraker

    Whiskey and the Firecraker (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actress Add a Plot »

  • Jane, Lyd and the Exorcist Stairs

    Jane, Lyd and the Exorcist Stairs (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Actress Life-long friends Jane and Lyd are down in Georgetown, and they've made a stop at the infamous Exorcist Stairs.

  • Women of the Day

    Women of the Day (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Actress Two modern-day women and a summer day in the modern world, as told through five vignettes.

  • The Maiden Heist

    The Maiden Heist (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Crime) Actress Three middle-age guards learn that their museum has sold a wing of art to a Danish museum. Each has a favorite in that collection, and none can imagine life without the peace and completion it brings. Though mere acquaintances, they plot a theft of the three pieces between the time they are packed and the time they're loaded onto a plane. First each must obtain a forgery; then, they have to smuggle the forgeries into the museum and find a way to make the switches. The heist is complicated by Roger's intrusive wife - he's promised her a trip to Florida for their anniversary - and George's proclivity for taking his clothes off when standing in front of the warrior statue he loves. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • What Doesn't Kill You

    What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Actress An armored car is robbed by three men. A passing police officer and one of the robbers exchange fire. The robber is Paulie. In a flashback we follow him and his closest friend, Brian, as they grow up together in South Boston. They're tough guys, thugs, doing jobs for the local boss and chaffing to do more. Paulie's the leader. Brian drinks too much and free bases, ignoring his wife and two young boys. Life-changing events lead him to try to go straight, look for work, take what comes his way, and go to A.A. meetings. He struggles. Paulie shows him the plans for the armored car job. Will they do it? "I am who I am," Brian tells his wife. Is crime his only skill? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Awards

  • Film & Script Showcase (Official Selection): Whiskey and the Firecracker
    (2017)

  • Stage 32 2nd Annual TV Writing Contest(Quarter-Finalist): Whiskey and the Firecracker
    (2017)

  • Sunset Film Festival Los Angeles (Official Selected Screenplay)
    (2017)

  • Cannes Screenplay Contest (2nd Place)
    (2016)

  • Cannes Screenplay Contest(Official Finalist):Whiskey and the Firecracker
    (2015)

Education

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