Stephanie Yuhas is an award-winning creative whose projects have been screened at dozens of international film festivals. She graduated with honors from the Philadelphia University of Arts with a BFA in Animation.
Yuhas is a professional writer and producer at Cinevore Studios (Nerd vs. Geek, Dialogue Tree) and Crystalline Studios. She does outside production consultation for studios, as well as creators like Joel Hodgson (of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Cinematic Titanic fame), as well as Cinemassacre (AVGN: The Movie, OverAnalyzers). Her debut book, American Goulash, was published by BookTrope in November of 2014 and received a Nancy Pearl Award in July 2015.
She is also the founder and Executive Director of Project Twenty1, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that runs programs for emerging filmmakers, including the 21-Day Filmmaking Competition and annual Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival. She is the co-founder of Norristown Arts Hill where she focuses on economic development through the arts.
Yuhas gives lectures and participates in panels at universities, conferences, and conventions on the topics of independent film production, comedy writing, and crowdfunding. In her lifetime, she has killed over 100 houseplants and fish.
Unique traits: comedy writer, smart comedy, gamer tropes, geek genre, nerd humor, viral videos
Moot (Sitcom) Comedy ⋄ Independent A wry look at life, arts, and humanity through the eyes of a quirky team of teachers at a public middle school.
Controls (Neo-Noir Thriller) Action ⋄ Crime ⋄ Mystery ⋄ Thriller A video game reviewer becomes a real-life detective when a famous game developer goes missing with the key to a multi-billion dollar technological advancement.
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Winner: PNWA: Nancy Pearl Award for Best Memoir (American Goulash)
Finalist: The Happening List, Best Author (American Goulash)
Nominee: Philadelphia Geek Award: Best Feature (Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie)
Nominee: Philadelphia Geek Awards: Best Web Series (Living in 8-Bits)
Winner: Best Live Show – Solo Event, Cynopsis Digital Model D Awards (MST3K Turkey Day)
Nominee: Macabre Faire Film Festival: Best Web Series (Nerd vs. Geek)
Nominee: Philadelphia Geek Awards: Best Web Series (Nerd vs. Geek)
Winner: Macabre Faire Film Festival: Best Web Series (Living in 8-Bits)
Nominated “Best Web Project”, Geekadelphia (Dialogue Tree)
Nominee, Blogger’s Choice Awards (American Goulash)
Winner, “Best Short Film” Katra Film Series (Choose)
Winner, “Best Original Dramatic Short,” Worldfest Houston (Choose)
Recipient: Leeway Art & Change Award/Grant (American Goulash)
Winner, “Best Picture” Chicago Horror Festival (iMurders)
Winner “Audience Award”, Downbeach Film Festival (iMurders)
Winner: 48-Hour Film Project Philadelphia “Bet Director” &: “Audience Choice”s (Dirty Dishes)
Winner: PIFVA Post-Production Award (Piece of Meat)
Winner: Ottawa International Animation Festival TV Animation Conference “Pitch THIS!” (Jersey Fresh)