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EDUCATION
Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative Writing
Canadian Film Centre
Humber School for Writers
BArchSc, Ryerson University

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Visiting Assistant Professor, 2018-2019
Ryerson University, School of Image Arts
Courses:
Writing for Film I;
Film Production: Fourth-Year Senior Project;
Third-year Film Production (Fiction)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
The Loft Literary Centre, Screenwriting for Beginners (Summer 2020)
Stonecoast MFA Program, Teaching Assistantship (Summer 2020)
Ryerson University, Writing for Film I (Winter 2020)

SEMINARS
“Writing the Dramatic Sequence: Using Cinematic Principles in Fiction,” Stonecoast MFA Program in Creative Writing, Summer 2020
“The Marketplace: How to Break into Screenwriting When You’re Starting From Scratch,” Stonecoast Alumni Reunion, Bowdoin College, Summer 2017

SELECTED HONOURS/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2020, Programming and Industry Initiatives Manager, Reelworld Film Festival 
2017, Talent Lab, Reykjavík International Film Festival
2017, The Centre of the Universe (M.F.A. thesis)
2016, Ireland Creative Writing Residency, University of Southern Maine
2016, Office of Graduate Studies Scholarship, University of Southern Maine
2015, Cultural Diversity Scholarship, University of Southern Maine
2015-2020, Media production grants, OAC, TAC, CCA
2014, Finalist, “So You Think You Can Pitch?”
2013, “E20” Emerging 20 Program, Reelworld Film Festival
2013, Diverse Screenwriters Program for Television Writing, WGC
2012, Development Incubator, WIFT-T, NBC Universal, Telefilm Canada
2010, Short Script Finalist, The Prodigal Daughter, Slamdance Screenplay Competition
2010, Short Script Finalist, The Prodigal Daughter, LA Comedy Shorts
2010, 2nd place, Minus Lara, Canadian Short Screenplay Competition
2009, Feature Script Finalist, Simpler, Austin Film Festival
2009, Feature Script Finalist, Simpler, Nevada International Film Festival

SELECTED PRESS/MEDIA
Bad MFAers; Stonecoast Community Blog; Nightmarish Conjurings; Scriptophobic; CBCnews; Frameline Radio; Let the Movie Move Us; In the Seats; Canadian Screenwriter; Reel Asian; Judge John Hodgman; Horrornews.net; Yorkton This Week; Moviebytes