Steve Kochems

Freelance Creative Writer & Fiction Writer

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Location:Fresno, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/stevekochems
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SUMMARY
Focused screenwriter who is truly passionate about writing and working in this business.

QUALIFICATIONS
Script Reader for Eclectic Pictures
-Current

Winner of the Georgia Barnes Award for Most Outstanding Creative Writing Student at the University of Oswego
-Spring 2011

First ever recipient of the Oswego Screenwriting Scholarship
-A three day screenwriting seminar in Syracuse, New York to work with Robert Knott.

Three short stories published in the Great Lakes Literary Review
-Fall 2009
-Spring 2010
-Fall 2010

Sold short fiction to DangerEye Inc.
-August 2010

Structured screenplays
-Summer 2010

Teaching Assistant for Living Writers Seminar

WORK EXPERIENCE
Freelance Writer
-Script Reader
Read for Eclectic Pictures to analyze spec scripts.

-Film Deconstruction
Broke down a series of films according to Blake Snyder’s “Beat Sheet”
Helped explain and reveal how and why films were structured in the way they were

-Screenwriting
Structured a low-budget screenplay for a director with IMDB credits

EDUCATION
-2011 *** Laud Graduate
State University of Oswego
Double Major in Creative Writing and Cinema and Screen Studies
Oswego, NY

-2009 Graduate
Niagara County Community College
Associates in Communication and Media Arts
Sanborn, NY
Skills (2) Rating
Creative Writing
Fiction Writing