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Minoti's Resume

Karga 7 Pictures
CREDITS FOR UNSCRIPTED AND SCRIPTED TELEVISION

DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER.
Film & TV Development (2018-Present), Staff Position
Story development, writing, research and pitch deck design for scripted and unscripted television shows, including Contact (Discovery), Legends of the Lost with Megan Fox (Travel), Mission Declassified (Travel), Uncharted (Science Channel), and Ottoman Rising (Netflix).

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Hunting Hitler (2018), History Channel
Co-wrote episode outlines for 6 out of 8 episodes.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
JFK Declassified: Tracking Oswald (2017), History Channel
Research and development assistance on "The New Files".



Prophecy Girl Films
FILM & TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT CREDITS FOR NARRATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY SHORTS, FEATURES & SERIES


TELEPLAY  WRITER

Oubliette: A Forgotten Little Place (2017), Television Pilot, Independent. 

Wrote the pilot based on the book by Vanta M. Black for Black Chateau Enterprises.

WRITER/PRODUCER

Abducted (2016), Narrative Short, Independent.

Wrote and produced film for Prophecy Girl Films. This film premiered at the IndieWise Festival in Miami and was accepted into several festivals in the US. 

WRITER

The Gym (2015), Television Pilot, Independent.
Commissioned to write half-hour comedy pilot for Vigilants Entertainment.

DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

My Guardian Angel (2015/17), Narrative Short, Independent.

Story development, marketing and publicity consultant for Vigilants Entertainment. This film was accepted into several festivals in Europe including the
Festival de Cannes Short Film Corner. 


PUBLICITY CONSULTANT

Doris (2015), Narrative Short, Independent.

Distribution, marketing and publicity consultant for Endless Media LLC. This film was accepted into 40 festivals around the world.

DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT/MUSIC PRODUCER

Let Them Eat Cake (2015), Documentary Feature, Amazon Prime

Screened at 30+ festivals worldwide, was selected to be screened at the WGA, and won a Prestige Gold Award for Best Music.

CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Being Independent (2014-2015), Docuseries, Viva Germany

Produces series for EDA Films & Prophecy Girl Films. 


DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT

Dispossessed (2014), Narrative Short, Independent.

Story development and marketing and publicity consultant for Vigilants Entertainment. This film has been shown in over 15 festivals in the United States. 

WRITER

Stones (2014), Narrative Short, Independent
Short film was selected at 15+ film festivals around the world. 


WRITER
3 Orbs Of Light (2013), TV Pilot, Independent.

Wrote the television version of the pilot, based on the web series created by PKM Images & The POW Girl Productions.

PRODUCER
R.I.P (2012), Short Film, Independent.

Produced short film for Lang Productions.

 

View Film & Video
POST-PRODUCTION AND OUTREACH ON EMMY NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY FILM 


POST PRODUCTION RESEARCHER
American Winter (2013), Documentary, HBO 
Tracking screening requests, transcribing footage, putting together crowdfunding campaigns, social media marketing, and designing marketing materials. 


Alliance for Women in Media Southern California
EVENT PRODUCING WORK AS EVENTS DIRECTOR & PRESIDENT


EVENT PRODUCER
Speed Mentoring – Film & Television (May 2018), Hosted by CBS-Radford

Women Composers - Behind The Scenes Into Their World (Mar 2017), Co-Hosted by the Alliance for Women Composers.

Speed Mentoring – Publishing (Nov 2016), Hosted by CBS-Radford
Anatomy of a TV Show (Oct 2016), Co-hosted and sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

Speed Mentoring – Digital Media (Jun 2016), Hosted by CBS-Radford

Speed Mentoring – Television (Feb 2016), Co-hosted by SAG-AFTRA

 

REEL PRODUCER
Digital Hollywood (Oct 2015)

Edited reel for Genii Awards panel.

 

International Documentary Association
EVENT PRODUCING WORK


TALENT HANDLER

IDA Documentary Awards (Dec 2015)
Talent handling for Bob Odenkirk, Kristin Davis, Kathryn Bigelow, Colin Hanks and more.

 

SERIES PRODUCER

IDA Screening Series (2013, 2014, 2015)

Producing documentary screenings of Award-winning films from studios like Netflix, Sony, WB and more.


EVENT PRODUCER

DocuDay LA (2013, 2014, 2015)
Oscar® nominee screenings at the WGA Theater

MEDIA COORDINATOR

Getting REAL Conference (2014)

Handled media and clip reels for panelists


PROGRAM & EVENTS COORDINATOR (Staff Position)

IDA Documentary Awards (Dec 2013, Dec 2014)

Fellowship & Lab Placements
 

CBS Writers Mentoring Program - Fellow (2019-2020)

For: Killing Me Softly. TV Pilot and Agents of SHIELD, Forget & Forgive. TV Spec

 

CAPE New Writers Fellowship Finalist (2019)

For: XX. TV Pilot. 
 

NBC Writers on the Verge Semi-Finalist/Top 6% (2018)

For: Outlander - Sons & Daughters. TV Spec
 

CBS Writers Mentoring Program - Semi-Finalist (2016)
For: Catalyst. TV Pilot and iZombie - Dr. Jekyl and Liv Hyde. TV Spec

 

Sundance Screenwriters Lab - Second Rounder (2016)

For: Mary Cardileni's Death Day Party. Feature

 

Other Writing Awards & Showcases
 

Catalyst Content Festival - Semi-Finalist, TV Drama Category (2019)

For: Catalyst, TV Pilot

HRTS/NYTVF Pilot Competition
- Winner, TV Drama Category (2018)
For: Catalyst. TV Pilot

Screencraft's Pilot Launch - Semi-Finalist, Drama (2018)
For: SPARK. TV Pilot 

Final Draft's Big Break Screenwriting Contest - Semi-
Finalist, Television Drama (2018)
For: XX. TV Pilot 

Austin Film Festival - Second Rounder, AMC One-Hour Drama Category (2018)
For: XX. TV Pilot


Breakthrough Reading Series - Selected Writer (April, May, Nov 2018)
For: Catalyst. TV Pilot and The 'D' Word. TV Pilot

ISA’s Emerging Screenwriters - Winner, Top 6 (#4) (2017)
For: Catalyst. TV Pilot

IndieWise Industry BOOST Competition - Finalist (2017)
For: Abducted. Short
 

Global Life Independent Film Awards - Winner, Silver Medal for Best Short Screenplay (2016),
For: The Associates, Short

New Life Film Festival - Finalist, Top 5 Scripts (2016)
For: The Associates, Short


Hollywood Sky Film Festival - Official Selection (2016)

For: Trust No One, Short

Skyway Film Festival - Finalist, Top 10 (2016)

For: Catalyst. TV Pilot
 

Creative World Awards - Semi-Finalist, One-Hour Drama Category (2016)
For: The 'D' Word. TV Pilot

 

Cinevana Hollywood - Winner, Best Teleplay Award (2015)
For: HUNTed. TV Pilot

 

The Script Lab’s Las Vegas Screenplay Contest - Winner, Best TV Concept (2015)
For: HUNTed. TV Pilot


Courier Awards - Runner-Up, Best Teleplay Award (2014)
For: HUNTed. TV Pilot

Canada International Film Festival - Honorable Mention, Write Bros. Screenplay Competition (2015)
For: HUNTed. TV Pilot


Beverly Hills Film Festival - Official Selection, Screenplay Competition (2014),
For: Realm of the Stones. Feature

California Film Awards - Official Finalist (2014)
For: Realm of the Stones. Feature

Creative World Awards - Semi-Finalist, Drama Feature Category (2014)
For: Realm of the Stones. Feature

Aura Screenwriting Awards - Semi-Finalist (2014)
For: Realm of the Stones. Feature


 

Boards & Committees
 

Alliance for Women in Media SoCal (2015-Present)
PAST PRESIDENT/ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

Chicks With Scripts (2017/2018)
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER

International Writers Awards (2017, 2018)
JUDGING COMMITTEE MEMBER

AWM SoCal’s Genii Filmmaker Award (2016, 2017)
JUDGING COMMITTEE CHAIR

International Documentary Association’s Limited Series Award (2013, 2014)

JUDGING COMMITTEE MEMBER 



Memberships

ATAS (Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)
Phi Beta Delta Honor Society
BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.)
The Recording Academy (The Grammys)
Kellogg College (Oxford University)
JHRTS (Jr. Hollywood Radio & TV Society)

Other Credits
FOR FILM, TELEVISION, MUSIC & PUBLISHING

 

Inside The Writers Room (Dec 2015)

EVENT PRODUCER - Put together panel from scratch with writers from Pretty Little Liars, Transparent, Reign and Galavant. 
 

Women Leaders in Media (May 2014)
EVENT PRODUCER - Put together panel event with Emmy® award winners


Sex and the Cyborg Goddess (2017), Feminist Novel by Alexis Rafael
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION EDITOR


Sima’s Healthy Indulgence (2017), Health & Wellness Book by Sima Cohen

CREATIVE CONSULTANT

 

WRITER & CONTRIBUTOR

R6S Marketing Agency (2016)

MESH Marketing Agency (2016)

AWM SoCal Blog (2015)

Documentary Magazine (2014)

Indie Scene Magazine (2013)

Verve Magazine (2008-2016)

 

SINGER/SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER on three indie pop albums:

“The Fictional Truth” (2010)

“Secret Garden” (2013)

“Mix It Up” (2015)


 

Education

University of Oxford (UK) (In Progress)

MST IN CREATIVE WRITING


California State University Northridge (2012), Minor in Creative Writing

B.A IN CINEMA & TELEVISION ARTS

 

Orange Coast College (2010), Certificate in Technical Writing
A.A IN MUSIC THEORY