Penny began in films through 48 Hour Film Races in 2016 and screenwriting through NYC Midnight screenwritng challenges in 2018.
Through reworking the script after receiving feedback, her first short script won 2nd place at the Lake Charles Film Festival and further rewrites won her Best Short Screenplay at BMT Film Fest 2019. She is working to expand the story to a potential series.
The second script for NYC Midnight, "Shhh" was produced and won 2nd place at Calcasieu Parish Short Film Fest in 2020 and was accepted to several other fests.
After a re-edit and original scoring, the film just won Best Female Director/Best Soundtrack 2021 at the inaugural Music City Film Fest and is an Official Selection at Cannes Short Films Festival 2021.
She currently has several scripts in the works and is working to help build the film community in Southeast Texas.
Unique traits: Southern accent, contagious laugh, quirky sense of humor.
Shhh Budget: $0 - $100K | Romance ⋄ Action When a pharmaceutical spy ducks into a library to avoid capture he encounters a potential partner/love interest in a librarian looking for adventure and a new job.
Film (short) by On the Fly Films/Fresh Productions (Adventure, Comedy and Romance) Writer/Director/Producer When a pharmaceutical spy ducks into a library to avoid capture he encounters a potential partner/love interest in a librarian looking for adventure and a new job.
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Best Female Director- "Shhh" -Music City Film Fest
Best Soundtrack - "Shhh" -Music City Film Fest
Official Selection - "Shhh" -Cannes Short Film Fest
Best Short Narrative "Shhh" Lake Charles Film Festival
3rd place Short Screenplay "Monsters Among Us" Lake Charles Film Festival
Official Selection "Shhh" Fargo Fantastic Film Fest
Qtr Finalist Stage 32 Short Film Competition "Shhh"
2nd place Short Narrative Calcasieu Parish Short Film Fest "Shhh"
Nominee Urban Action International FF "Shhh"
Official selection Mr. Holehead's Warped Dimension "Shhh"
Best Screenplay- BMT Film Fest "Life with Bill: Waiting on Cahill"
Second Place Short Screenplay- Lake Charles Film Festival for Life with Bill "Waiting on Cahill"
Outstanding Media Support for the Arts and Humanities from Southeast Texas Arts Council