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About Vanessa

As a young child, my grandmother swore I lived in a cartoon world. As a teenager, NOTHING was off the table and EVERYONE was interesting. I hated school but am surprisingly addicted to educating myself these days. I'm now old enough to look back and wonder what happened, and a single mother of three awesome children. I have lived a life riddled with such insane highs, lows, and twists, that I have been told movies should be written about my life, many times. I have struggled with multipotentiality my whole life - not a mental illness, I swear - though it tends to feel like one most of the time. I'm also a drifter who loves visiting new places, meeting new people, and trying new foods. Stumbling through life, as I do, there came a day I tripped over my own memories, fell down a spiraling rabbit hole, and emerged an accidental screenwriter. I've been told I'm pretty good at the craft, too - or maybe I'm just hearing what I want to hear. Who knows? One thing I have learned about screenwriting is it sucks more than I knew anything could suck in life and turning your work over when finished writing it is more painful than childbirth. Believe me, I know after three natural childbirths with not even a Tylenol to ease the pain. Regardless of the pain, though, I absolutely love this craft. Masochistic? Maybe. If it doesn't hurt, it's not worth it though, right? I'm pretty sure some smart person, somewhere, said that. Or, maybe I just made it up. Either way, I believe it to be true. Want proof? I LOVE constructive criticism. To me, though, all criticism is constructive. I guess being a model when I was younger really did pay off in the end. I'm not on the cover of any magazines, but I can take a verbal and written hit with the best of them. How else will I grow? Point made, I guess.

Anyway, I joined Stage32 to find friends, meet other creatives, and maybe even partner up with someone to film my movies - or theirs.

Reach out and connect with me. I don't bite. Not unless we know each other really well and you ask nicely, that is. ;)

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Loglines

  • SHE WASN'T THERE

    SHE WASN'T THERE Drama Twenty-five years after losing her twin brother, a woman must finally confront the consequences of her severe childhood trauma while struggling to deal with her mother, who blames her for her brother’s death.  

Credits

  • The Listing

    The Listing (2014)
    Film (short) by Kris & Terri DeBolt (Comedy) Production Manager Divorcing couple unearths common ground with the help of their Realtor.

  • Screamin

    Screamin (2014)
    Video by Digital Matters Productions (Music) Production Manager Music Video for Screamin. Musical artist Will Keeps.

  • The Formula

    The Formula (2012)
    Film by Thomas Beecher & Joe Clarke (Comedy and Romance) Actress Two engineering students who discover a mathematical formula to pick up women with ease.

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