Callie Solano

Freelance Screenwriter & Article Writer

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Location:North Hollywood, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/calliesolano
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OBJECTIVE: Freelance Writer / Editor
QUALIFICATIONS
I’ve slipped on rocks into cold streams of water and tipped over in a canoe in Canada for an icy bath. I get back in the boat, dry off and keep paddling to reach the end of the river. I do what it takes to reach the goal.
WEBSITE - www.calliesolano.net
EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, concentrating in Film and Acting,
University of New Orleans.
Masters of Fine Arts, working towards thesis in Creative Writing, concentrating on Screenwriting, University of New Orleans.

EXPERIENCE
Articles
From the Gull Moth to the Human Butterfly, a review of the film Kinsey, www.Splash.com
For a Taste of Prose, a review of the film Sideways, www.Splash.com
Just a Spoonful of Monologue, a theatrical review of the Pauly and Paddy Show, www.Splansh.com
What’s on This Ice Cream Cone? Drugs, ***, and Space Travel!
a review of shorts at AFI Film Festival, www.Splash.com
Putting James Dean in his place, an review of Feng Shui, LA Yoga
And Other Articles…
Writer / Television Host / Voice Over:
Host, The Green Scene, Callico Productions
Host, The Earth Show with Callie, Comcast Cable
Voice Over, Rocky’s Pizza / Tchopshop Media
Host, eight episodes of Earth Talk for Tulane Student Television, cable T.V. live broadcast, interviewed guests on environmental topics, also interviewed musicians and answered questions from telephone callers.
Narrator, K&B training video, explained proper equipment usage.
Reporter, Renegade Reporter, U.N.O. Video
Announcer / Producer, WTUL
Rosalie, Rocky’s Pizza commercial
Announcer, Radio for the blind, New Orleans
Reporter, Announcer, WTIX, U.N.O.Radio

Callie Solano Continued: www.calliesolano.net

Marketing
Writer / Sales Manager, LA Yoga Magazine, 2006-2007 – Display organizer for Expo.
Media Coordinator / Event Planner / Fundraiser, Humane Society of Louisiana.
Worked in the planning of music events, fundraisers, demonstrations, in addition to coordinating the media via press releases, phoning contacts and generating general interests of the media for the organization and events.
Fund-raiser, Jazz Centennial Celebration
Grants
Co-Author/Director/ Grant Writer, photo exhibit, Satchmo the Louisiana Years. 2001Continued the research I began in the grant-writing process to include a layout of the exhibit. Gathered quotes from fans and professionals. Worked with the Co-director of the project to design the actual display and edit the contents in order to tell a pictorial and literary story of Louis Armstrong’s life in Louisiana.
Producer / Director:
The Green Scene Callico Productions
The Earth Show with Callie Comcast Cable
Remembrance Callico Productions
Dancing Sludge Callico Productions
Sweco Infomercial Callico Productions
Save Our Lake U.N.O. Student Television
Ivon Campaign Commercial Callico Productions
Early Morning Show WWL Radio
X-Art U.N.O. Student Television
Music:
Singer, The **********, Funk and Rock Band 2002-2004
Singer, Song Writer, Simple Pleasure, 2002-Present

Reference Available Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Screenwriting
Article Writing