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 60 countries.

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

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

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

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

10-minute horror short film for Lang Productions

FILM & TELEVISION DEVELOPMENT WORK (PRODUCED)

 

Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2021)

Unscripted series for Discovery Channel

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Atlas of Cursed Places (uncredited, as Development Producer) (2020)

Unscripted series for National Geographic

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

The Secret Life of Samira Sen

Period piece/murder-mystery/serialized drama

Stratford
Crime/murder-mystery/serialized drama

Staffed on The Equalizer with this sample.
 

Catalyst
Science-fiction/thriller
2017 CBS Writers Mentoring Program Finalist
2017 ISA Emerging Screenwriter's Competition Winner
2018 HRTS + NYTVF Pilot Competition Winner (Drama Category)
2019 Catalyst Content Festival
Semi-Finalist (Drama Category)
 

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
2020 CBS Writers Mentoring Program Fellow

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

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

Retrospect
Teen sci-fi drama

ONE-HOUR DRAMA SPECS

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

2020 CBS Writers Mentoring Program Fellow
2020 WB Writers Workshop Semi-Finalist

Outlander
Season 4

2018 NBC Writers on the Verge Semi-Finalist

FEATURES

Mira Mata's Death Day Party
Dark comedy
2016 Sundance Screenwriters Lab Second Rounder

Double Cross: Ikarus
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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