A surprise plot twist set my happily ever after after in Madison, Wisconsin. Working for the world's largest toy company, I'm creating stories and characters that impact the global audience across live, retail, web, social and big screen platforms.
An avid community
fundraiser, artist, collector and ballroom dancer, I spend off hours perfecting my Viennese waltz and restoring my 1929 Craftsman bungalow.
Co-producing this unresolved love story offers a textbook lesson on cliffhanger endings -- when a possible forthcoming track leaves the fans to wait and wonder...
I've developed hundreds of film student shorts, all on shoestring budgets. In this class send-up, "Julie" actually has a date! With a cop! (A date in court, but still).
Intertwining original, licensed and marketing content, American Girl Lea's year-long narrative unspools in three novels, climaxing with this all-new big screen adventure.
Supplying strong retail demand for original WellieWishers animation, I concept and write these animal- and character-themed videos to be cut with existing series visuals.
Part of a calculated move to work with comedy legends Dabney Coleman, John Astin and Tim Curry, my rookie "Recess" script is structured around its grown-ups.
This audition video introduces Melody, American Girl's Civil Rights-era character, who learns that lifting one powerful voice really can make a difference.
Capitalizing on AG's intense social media fandom, I co-create/ exec. produce this 10-webisode stop motion series, racking up record site registration. #agzcrew
I abandoned a successful career as a foreign journalist to start at the bottom of the heap in entertainment. As I engaged with a loyal blog following cheering my steep uphill climb through the trenches, my story somehow began to tell itself.
Today, as a development executive, industry lecturer and dedicated mentor, I cultivate like-minded creatives bent on bringing their own big screen finishes against all odds.
Bold and irreverent, my Emmy-winning UCTV series on college life features features Oscar-winning alumni Francis Ford Coppola and Alexander Payne (Sideways).
Shot on location during filming of her feature release, American Girl Grace's vlog and exclusive DVD movie extras profile the stars while cross-driving online traffic.