Tonis Thomas

Freelance Fiction Writer & Children's Book Writer

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Location:Northridge, California, United States
Phone: 818-641-0669
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/tonisthomas
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TONIS M. THOMAS?5020 Tujunga Ave. Apt. 107, N. Hollywood, CA 91601 818-641-0669 TTyme999@yahoo.com

WRITING EXPERIENCE

Walt Disney Studios/ABC TV Fellow, Disney/Touchstone Television Productions
=Wrote spec fiction scripts with mentoring from studio executives
=Tabled other fellows’ scripts
=pitched new stories for existing series.

Punch-up Writer, PRINCESS DIARIES II, (director: Garry Marshall)

WRITING SPECS
Features:
JOHN DOE 666: DEMON HUNTER
TWILIGHT FEAST

Television:
=One-Hour Drama
THE HOSE (Original Pilot)
CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION
LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT

=Half-Hour Comedy
CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM

=Non-Fiction
THAT’S DEBATABLE (Game Show)

=Fiction
BEAR IN THE WOODS (Children Stories)
THE STINKY PRINCESS (Children Stories)

Theatre:
STATE OF THE ART HEART (funk-rock morality operetta) – Co-wrote libretto & music
HALFWAY DOWN FROM CLOUD NINE (musical) – Co-wrote lyrics & music

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
President - Men’s Choir, First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Los Angeles (FAME)
Company Member - “Tenth World” (founder, Tony-winner Joseph A. Walker)
Company Member - Feet First School of Dance (modern, jazz and tap)
Puppeteer troupe - Washington Mall (featured on CBS Sunday Morning)
Singing waiter - Spirit of Washington (dinner cruise ship)

EDUCATION:
Guy A. Hanks & Marvin Miller Screenwriting Program, USC School of Cinema-Television
UCLA Extension Writing Program
John Truby Writing Workshop
B.A., Theatre Arts, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

SOFTWARE
Lotus, Lotus Notes, Excel, WordPerfect, Word, PowerPoint, Final Draft, Scriptware