Vicki Peterson

Vicki Peterson


Screenwriter, script consultant and story analyst in Los Angeles, California

About Vicki

Vicki Peterson is a screenwriter and professor of screenwriting at Columbia College Hollywood. She is formerly the founding partner of Catharsis, which mentored writers and develops screen projects for various producers. Vicki’s TV Pilot, Alum Rock Ave, was with Herrick Entertainment. Her webseries, Judgmental Moose, was produced by ReKon/Justin Bell Productions and was released in 2015. Her feature, Mother at War is with producer Ken Stewart. Her feature, Zoe and the Zebra, won "Best Screenplay" at both the Irvine International Film Festival and the California Independent Film Festival, and won the Silver Prize at the Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest. Several of her scripts have been selected as finalists for several film festivals and fellowships. Vicki is formerly the director of both the Writing for Film and Television Program and Producing and Entertainment Executive Program at Act One, Inc., of which she is also an alumna. Before that, Vicki was a development executive at Origin Entertainment and Hero Pictures. Vicki got her start in theatre, graduating from University of California, San Diego with a degree in Theatre Arts and working at the Tony award –winning La Jolla Playhouse on several pre-Broadway productions. Her MFA in Writing for Stage and Screen is from New Hampshire Institute of Art, and her book, Notes to Screenwriters, was published by Michael Wiese Productions in 2015.

Name: Vicki Peterson

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Company: Self-Employed

Occupation: Screenwriter, Script Consultant and Story Analyst

Unique traits: human


  • Judgmental Moose

    Judgmental Moose (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Writer "Judgmental Moose" is part of EGAN HALL, the inaugural season of a web series created for Franciscan University of Steubenville. Each episode is upbeat, designed to offer 20-Somethings a healthy, deep, spiritual thought alongside a generous side dish of humor. Written by Justin Bell

  • Christmas Break

    Christmas Break (2008)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Music) Miscellaneous Crew Stu was just another cog in the machine until a night on the town reminded him that some dreams are meant to be dusted off and some white men can find their mojo on the dance floor.

  • Ctrl Z

    Ctrl Z (2007)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew A broken computer keyboard gives the office loner a chance to undo his life's mistakes. Knowing that his actions can be redone gives the soft-spoken employee newfound courage to speak back to his immature boss and safely profess his love for a beautiful coworker. Written by Anonymous

  • Faith Happens

    Faith Happens (2006)
    Film (Drama) Producer "LIFE WILL KNOCK YOU DOWN. THIS FILM WILL PICK YOU UP." This true story is about ordinary people who discover that faith happens in the midst of lifes twists and turns... See full synopsis »


  • Finalist (top 6), Zoe and the Zebra, ISA Fast Track

  • Finalist, Rainbow Unicorn Heart Power, Los Angeles Lift Off Festival

  • Finalist, Rainbow Unicorn Heart Power, California Film Awards

  • Best Screenplay, Zoe and the Zebra, Irvine International Film Festival

  • "Silver Prize", Zoe and the Zebra, Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

  • Finalist, Zoe and the Zebra, California Women's Festival

  • Finalist, Rainbow Unicorn Heart Power, ScreenCraft Family Friendly Film Contest

  • Finalist, Rainbow Unicorn Heart Power, TTP Screenplay Contest

  • Finalist, Rainbow Unicorn Heart Power, California Independent Film Festival

  • Best Screenplay, Zoe and the Zebra, California Independent Film Festival

  • Finalist, Zoe and the Zebra, Female Eye Film Festival

  • Finalist, Zoe and the Zebra, SoCal Independent Film Festival

  • Finalist, Zoe and the Zebra, Glendale International Film Festival


  • New Hampshire Institute of Art (Manchester, NH)

  • University of California-San Diego (La Jolla, CA)

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