Goal The opportunity to take the next step in my professional writing career showcasing my abilities, passions, and skills as a writing assistant or as a member of a writing team.
1 hour pilot - Juarez - A young Mexican man, John, wants out of the near-future dystopian Juarez, a city under control of the US military, as he investigates the dark secrets of its past and discovers darker secrets about his own identity. A one-hour noir drama.
Quarter finalist in the Page International Screenwriting competition, selection for EGEDA film conference, winner of best television script VFS
30 minute pilot - N00bs – Vince, a video game tester, fights to keep the company from falling apart as the head of the QA department, and uses video games as an escape from reality. A half-hour fantasy sitcom.
Feature - Trial and Error – Ian, a lawyer with no second chances, defends a ****** suspect while struggling to break away from his overbearing father and dangerous cop brother. A crime-drama feature.
Spec - The Walking Dead: Falling – The survivors struggle with a heat wave when a chance encounter with a helicopter allows Rick to find water but at the cost of leaving his family.
Quarter finalist in Austin Film festival TV Spec competition
Spec – 30 Rock: Chunk Burners – Liz attempts to get in shape, as Jack attempts to cheat at golf to prove he belongs in the men’s club of CableTown, and Tracy finds the meaning of altruism.
Comic - The North Gate – An FBI agent must unravel ****** and terrorism as the construction of an underground tunnel to help control the drug wars in Mexico is built in this prequel to Juarez
Co-creator and writer of webseries Nexted
Wrote and directed a Veteran’s History Project documenting my grandfather’s WWII experiences
Written multiple sketches performed in various live sketch shows
Script editor for What He Left Behind Script editor for Travel Exchange Infographic
Screenwriter short film Think Brilliance
Accredited Work for Video Games
Have worked as a GTA on numerous Sony published video game titles, including:
Little Big Planet, Sony PlayStation 3 God of War III, Sony PlayStation 3
MLB ‘08, ‘O9, ‘10 Sony PSP, PS3 Uncharted 2, Sony Playstation 3
Killzone 2, Sony PlayStation 3 Resistance 2, Sony Playstation 3
Diploma from Vancouver Film School Writing for Film and Television program April 2011
Bachelors of Arts Degree from Graceland University Lamoni, Iowa December 2004
Liberal Studies Major with a Creative Media Design and Development Emphasis
Honors and Awards
Won “Best Television Script” for Juarez from VFS Diploma with Honors from VFS
Graceland University Dean’s List 7 semesters RBVHS AP Scholar Award
International Baccalaureate Scholar Entered College with sophomore standing
Script-reading internship Foundation Features 09/11-present
Light/Sound board operator Carlsbad Village Theatre 4/08-9/08
Performed multiple theatre duties for “Love Crazy” and “Cadillacs of Comedy” shows
Game Test Analyst SCEA San Diego CA 8/06-4/10
Employ proficient note taking skills and attention to detail to determine software defects
Editor in Chief/Writer GU campus newspaper, The Tower 09/01-05/04
Multitasked and managed in preparation for the publication of a periodical
Scene Shop Crew GU Theatre Scene Shop 02/01-05/01
Utilized rotary/table/jigsaws, drills, paint mixing, brush techniques, set construction methods