Brittany Cannino

Freelance Comedy Writer & Creative Writer

Location:Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
2 Skills
Brittany Cannino

To become a professional comedy writer in places such as New York City’s own Saturday Night Live, or Chicago’s comedy club Second City. However, writing is essentially what I want to do so any genre besides comedy is also welcome.
Internship with Nickelodeon Jr. Writing Dept (Los Angeles, CA) Winter 2007
My primary focus was on the up and coming Nick Jr. Show, “Ni Hao Kai Lan.” I worked in the writing department. My job included tasks such as editing the scripts, formatting scripts, researching details that were needed to be visualized on the show, note taking on conference calls. I was also able to do some work with the animation department and design certain costumes for the cartoons.
“Boxers or Briefs” Sketch Comedy Group Present
Creater, Cast member, and Co-Head Writer for a local Sketch Comedy Group “Boxers or Briefs.” Have written upwards of 60 sketches, each around 8-10 minutes long. I write my own work and edit. I also cast the sketches and direct most of them.
“Splintered” Short Film- 48 hour Film Project
Head Writer for A 48 hour film project “Splintered,” a 7 minute short Dark Fantasy film.
Salem Academy (High School) 2004-2008
Located in Winston-Salem, NC. Biggest accomplishments while in High school: President of National Honor Society, Studied Latin for four years, two National Scholastic Art Awards.
UNCG (College) 2009-Present
I am a BA in Acting/Directing with a minor in Film and Television Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I am president and coach of a Improvisational Comedy club, going into its third semester.
I have very good people skills and work well with all different people. I have a very good work ethic and I am also very flexible with hours. I have practiced writing and acting ever since I can remember. I enjoy what I do very very much so it never gets boring and I am willing to work as hard as possible to make my dreams come true. Like I said, I studied Latin and also Spanish for four years so my language skills are above average both for writing and speaking.
Skills (2) Rating
Comedy Writing
Creative Writing