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Screenplays

Exiled

In 1868 Hawaii, 16-year-old Kaia gives up her future to accompany her exiled 10-year-old leper sister to an infamously evil, lawless, and inescapable leper colony. Declared dead by the kingdom and surrounded by cliffs and water, Kaia will do whatever it takes to get her sister home––even if it means becoming the evil within the colony herself.

  • Austin Film Festival Finalist: Enderby Entertainment Category
  • Austin Film Festival Finalist: Scholastic Entertainment Category
  • ISA Historical Genre Winner
  • Launch Pad Feature Competition Top 50
  • Page International Screenwriting Awards Competition Semifinalist
  • ScreenCraft Drama Semifinalist
  • Final Draft Big Break Semifinalist

Incidental Contact

After killing a competitor during a cutthroat open water race, a swimmer takes advantage of her new opportunity for gold.

  • ScreenCraft Drama Semifinalist
  • Finish Line Screenwriting Contest Quarter-Finalist
  • Los Angeles International Screenwriting Contest Semi-Finalist

Teleplays

Soar

A street-rat from a small town in Western Mongolia finds herself in a power struggle when she joins a nomadic eagle hunting clan and her affinity for animals causes the bird of the greatest hunter to switch allegiances.

  • Austin Film Festival Second Rounder
  • 2021 Humanitas Carol Mendelsohn Fellowship Semifinalist

Everest Island

In a climate-ravaged dystopian future, the remnants of humanity reside on the last piece of above-water land: Mount Everest. Amidst warring political factions and increasing overpopulation, a deposed queen lures an influential outcast out of hiding in an attempt to combine their power and save the last land on Earth.

  • Austin Film Festival Second Rounder

PEADY ROCK

Addison, a teenager who lives in an underground town in Arizona, takes on a personal quest to save her home from literal collapse. But when a newcomer threatens to unearth her past, Addison must choose between her life’s mission and her family’s reputation.

PURITY

In 1651, as the Puritans invade Catholic Ireland, the young Baroness of the City of Limerick is forced to hide her sexuality and must reluctantly team up with the Abbess of the local nunnery to defend the family, home, and religion that never accepted who she truly is.

Project Eve

Six years after giving birth to a son in a nation from which men are exiled, Dylan Secundus decides she must destroy the system she created––including the people she’s closest to––in order to ensure her son’s safety.

  • 2020 WeScreenplay Diversity Competition Semifinalist

AB-

Two best friend assassins find themselves thrown into the only world their training didn’t prepare them for: high school. Sent to take down a blood-harvesting organization, the teens are quickly distracted by ego and popularity, causing internalized resentment to come to a boil. And if they can’t work through it, their classmates will be kidnapped.

The Wrongdoers

It’s finally time for teenage twins, rule-following Charlotte and rebel Zandra, to leave
behind their post-apocalyptic society known as Purgatory for a simulated paradise. But when the twins discover there may be more beyond the desert community they grew up in, they’re forced to choose between each other and eternity. Based on the novel of the same name.

Books

The Stolen Dragon of Quanx

An adventurous girl takes a path forbidden to her when she is forced to join up with three uncooperative companions to save her world from the brink of war.

  • 2015 Independent Author Network Book of the Year Finalist

The Wrongdoers

It’s finally time for teenage twins, rule-following Charlotte and rebel Zandra, to leave behind their post-apocalyptic society known as Purgatory for a simulated paradise. But when the twins discover there may be more beyond the desert community they grew up in, they’re forced to choose between each other and eternity.

  • LaunchPad Prose Mentorship Selection Winner
  • LaunchPad Prose Competition Top 50

Other Work

Maui Nui Debrief

21-year-old USC student Becca Mann writes about her 40 mile Maui Nui Triangle Swim where she swam between the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai and back to Maui.

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