Minoti's Writing Resume

FILM & TELEVISION WRITING (PRODUCED)

The Equalizer (Staff Writer) (2020)

New series produced by Universal Television and CBS Studios starring Queen Latifah

Series will air on CBS soon.

Hunting Hitler (Associate Producer) (2018)
Co-wrote outlines for 6 out of 8 episodes for Season 3 of History Channel series

Season 3 aired in over 180 countries.

Abducted (Writer) (2016)
10-minute horror short for Prophecy Girl Films
Official Selection in the IndieWise Industry BOOST Competition 2017

Stones (also known as Realm of the Stones) (Writer) (2014)

Wrote 30-minute sci-fi short film for Lang Productions
Official Selection at the 2014 Beverly Hills Film Festival, California Film Awards Official Finalist 2014, Creative World Awards Semi-Finalist 2014, Aura Screenwriting Awards Semi-Finalist 2014.

3 Orbs of Light (Writer) (2013)

Wrote pilot for sci-fi web series for PKM Images

R.I.P. (Writer) (2012)

10-minute horror short film for Lang Productions

FILM & TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT WORK (PRODUCED)

 

Bin Laden's Hard Drive (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2020)

2-hour documentary special for National Geographic

Buried Worlds (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2020)
Unscripted series for Travel Channel


Believers (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2020)

Unscripted series for Travel Channel


Mission Declassified (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2019)

Unscripted series for Travel Channel

Legends of the Lost with Megan Fox (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2018)

Unscripted series for Travel Channel

Contact (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2018)

Unscripted series for Discovery Channel
 

Unexplored & Unexplained (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2019)

Unscripted series for Science Channel

Rise of Empires (uncredited, as Associate Producer) (2019)

Hybrid scripted/unscripted series for Netflix

Let Them Eat Cake (Development Consultant) (2014)

Documentary film about the pastry industry and world hunger made by Rafael Film LLC

FILM & TELEVISION (PORTFOLIO)

ONE-HOUR DRAMA PILOTS

Stratford
Crime/murder-mystery serialized drama

Staffed on The Equalizer with this sample.
 

Catalyst
Science-fiction/thriller
Skyway Film Festival Top 10 2016, CBS Writers Mentoring Program Finalist 2016-2017, Emerging Screenwriters Winner 2017, Breakthrough Reading Series April 2018, HRTS + NYTVF Pilot Competition Winner (Drama Category) 2018, Catalyst Content Festival Semi-Finalist (Drama Category) 2019
 

Shadowthorne

Crime/murder-mystery serialized drama
Written in the CBS Writers Mentoring Program with guidance from two CBS executives.

Killing Me Softly
Murder-mystery musical/superhero
CBS Writers Mentoring Program Fellow 2019-2020

Double Cross
Action-adventure/period piece
CAPE New Writers Fellowship Finalist 2019, Final Draft's Big Break Semi-Finalist 2018, Austin Film Festival Second Rounder 2018, Breakthrough Reading Series Nov 2018

The Lux
Supernatural/fantasy
Creative World Awards Semi-Finalist 2016, Breakthrough Reading Series May 2018

Retrospect
Teen sci-fi drama

ONE-HOUR DRAMA SPECS

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: Forgive & Forget
Season 7

CBS Writers Mentoring Program Fellow 2019/2020, WB Writers Workshop Semi-Finalist 2020

Outlander
Season 4

NBC Writers on the Verge Semi-Finalist 2018

FEATURES

Mira Mata's Death Day Party
Dark comedy
Sundance Screenwriters Lab Second Rounder

Double Cross
Action-adventure/period piece
Written as a part of University of Oxford's MSt in Creative Writing Program

 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES, ESSAYS & POEMS

Scarecrow (Poem)
Published in Projected Letters

Miniatures (Haikus)

Published in Verve Magazine

Frisco Diary (Essay)

Published in Verve Magazine

WESTDOC Bridges Creative and Business Sides of Docs (Article)

Published in Documentary Magazine

Five Things You Need to Know About Funding (Article)

Published in Documentary Magazine

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