Beth Dodson

Beth Dodson

Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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October 2018
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About Beth

Beth Dodson is a screenwriter, creative consultant, and college professor who recently earned her MFA in Writing for the Screen and Television at USC.

In 2015, Beth's feature script "Only Life" won the 2015 Pantelion Screenwriting Contest--a $25,000 scholarship. Her contained thriller, "72 Hours," placed in the top 10% at Nicholl's in 2018.

Beth recently completed a TV pilot called "Partial", an hour long drama set in an outpatient psychiatric hospital that follows a kind-hearted but inexperienced social work intern as she helps people struggling with mental illness reintegrate into their communities.

Her short film, "She is Me," finished principle photography in December. It is currently in post-production with a projected release date of March 15, 2019.

A native of Philadelphia, Beth is an avid Eagles fan and Wawa-holic. She loves board games and her mom.

Loglines

  • 72 Hours

    72 Hours Thriller When a group of gunmen storm into a psych ward seeking revenge for their brother’s untimely death, a nurse disguises herself as a patient and covertly works with a hostage negotiator to help the patients escape.

  • Partial

    Partial Drama A naïve graduate student must complete an internship at an outpatient program for mental health patients where she struggles to manage her own sanity while navigating the neuroses of her family and her co-workers.

Awards

  • Top 10% Nicholl Fellowship
    (2018)

  • Second Rounder Austin Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Pantelion Screenwriting Contest Winner
    (2015)

Education

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