Feature Spec Script

In 1993, an immigrant engineer driven by pride hangs by a thread as she builds a new life with her toddler in Canada, after being separated from her husband conscripted to fight in a war back home.

Awards & Recognition:

2020 SEEfest Accelerator Fellow

2020 Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalist

2020 LA International Underground Film Festival Honorable Mention

2020 Black List x WIF Writers Residency Shortlist

​2020 Spring WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Semifinalist

For fun, here's a writing Spotify playlist with 80s/90s Yugo-rock I created for inspiration.


Short Film Script

After getting dumped, an underachieving former valedictorian has eight hours to move out of the apartment with the help of her childhood love, in the middle of a blackout.

Awards & Recognition:

2020 Emerging Screenwriters Shoot Your Short Semifinalist

If you're interested in collaborating when it's possible to be on set again, please reach out!


To be announced

I am working on two more feature script projects, a TV pilot spec script, a short film script, and a short story. Further details will be announced soon.

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