Awards and Experience

Awards and Experience

Awards and Accolades

Austin Film Festival: 2021 Second Round for my feature script kidnap

From the Heart Productions: 2021 Finalist in their grant competition for the feature MY APOCALYPTIC THANKSGIVING (I’m producing this and wrote the application.)

From the Heart Productions: 2020 “Hot Film in the Making” in their grant competition for the feature MY APOCALYPTIC THANKSGIVING (I’m producing this and wrote the application)

ScreenCraft: 2020 Second Round for their Film Fund Competition with MY APOCALYPTIC THANKSGIVING

SkillsUSA: 2019/2020 Gold Medal for PSA in their regional conference

Writers for Writers Fellowship: 2019 Finalist for my feature script DANI

CineStory Fellowship and Screenplay Competition: 2018 Quarter Finalist for my feature script kidnap

Burbank Film Festival: 2017 THE DOMESTIC short film got into their festival (I produced this)

Montana State University – Billings: Outstanding History Graduate

Sundance Feature Film Program: I have twice made their first cut.

Relevant ExperienceWriting and Filmmaking

IMDb

Vimeo

Second Round Reader for Austin Film Festival – I read in different categories than I submit

Scriptwriters Network High Concept Competition Reader/Judge

Scriptwriters Network Hollywood Outreach Program Reader/Judge

Published in Montana Department of Health and Human Services “Prevention Connection” Newsletter

Published in Yellowstone Valley Woman

Published in the Billings Outpost (one of my articles was picked up my CNN Radio.)

Published in The Rook

Published in the Montana Arts and Culture Magazine

Relevant Experience – Breathwork

Facilitated 100+ hours of breathwork sessions

Co- facilitated National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NAMI Connections Support Group

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT): Helped train law enforcement on how to help people with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities during a crisis (Memphsis Model) and board member

Took care of adults with special needs for almost a decade

Worked in a group home for teenage boys sex offenders

Taught English as a Foreign Language in Mexico

Taught English as a Second Language in the United States