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Tannya L Derby

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator & Children's Book Writer

Location:Folsom, California, United States
Phone: 916-897-1670
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Tannya Derby
620 Buchanan Way Folsom, CA 95630
916- 897-1670

Masters of Fine Arts Degree - Creative Writing 2/2015
Full Sail University

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree - Creative Writing for Entertainment 11/ 2013
Full Sail University

• 20-years autodidact writing Screenplays, Children’s Books & Illustration, poetry, and
short stories.
Computer Skills –
• Computer literacy on MAC & PC platforms
• Screenwriting tools - Final Draft 8, and Celtx
• Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
• Internet Research- Google, and Bing
• Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design
• E-mail – Google mail & Outlook
• Media websites- Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google +

Personal Skills –
• Great skill with meeting deadlines, keeping content concise and multitasking.
• Excellent in a collaborative environment
• Able to work independently as well as in groups
• Organized and detail oriented
• Love for technology
• Highly creative
• Excellent time management skills

Film & Writing Projects-
Author / Illustrator
Children’s Book - I Won’t Go To Bed 2015

Screenwriter 2014
Spec Script – In This Life

Assistant to Director 2013
The Dark - Cow Town Production
Sacramento, Ca
Worked on indie film to win a world record.
• Assisted in the setup of scenes.
• Script supervisor

Screenwriter & Assistant to Director 2011
The Music Box – Hoss Production
Spokane, WA
• I adapted the story outline into a feature length script
• Collaborated with writers
• I worked on the film as the assistant to director and script supervisor.
• Worked within financial restraints.

Other Work Experience:
EMF Broadcasting - Rocklin, CA
1/2008 – 4/2008
Overnight Receptionist
Answered incoming calls, Dictate pre-recorded messages, Update database- listeners
Work in a group or individually,

Vian Enterprises -Auburn,CA
11/2005 – 4-2006
Administrative Assistance
Performed general office duties, Accounts Payable / Account Receivable, Invoicing in Peachtree, Account reconciliation, Payroll – ADP, Creating and maintaining financial records and reports Microsoft Office Apps- Word, Excel, Outlook, Preformed Internet research, Set appointments, arranged travel plans, and organize business meetings, Daily use of general office equipment, Answer incoming calls and placed calls as needed

MacLaren Gifts - Sacramento, CA
10/2000 – 7/2014
Owner / Administration
Performed general office skills, Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Power point. Preformed Internet research, Organized expense reports, Set appointments, arranged travel plans, Daily use of general office equipment