Screenwriter resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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A passionate, empathetic, tireless lover of stories, especially in film. Values strong work ethic, honesty, organization, and follow-through. A leader by example. 
Screenwriter, 02/2017 - Current
Freelance City, STATE,
  • Developed, outlined, and wrote half hour pilot adapted from the memoir, "This is Why You're Single", along with two additional rewrites
Co-Writer, 2016 - 06/2016
Dark Factory Entertainment City, STATE,
  • Re-outlined and rewrote previously optioned screenplay, "Reaching Betty", alongside screenwriter Alec Schwimmer, with two additional rewrites
Director, "Dolly Parton", "Alice", "Giant" (Music Videos), 2014 - 06/2014
Konvict Muzik City, STATE,
  • Developed, organized, shot, directed, and edited all three videos for artist Aaron LaMont under artist Akon’s music label, under tight deadlines
Director, "What If..." (short film), 11/2012 - 03/2014
Next Morning Productions City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with producers and writer in script rewrites and final shooting script
  • Lead crew of 25+ during the four days of principal photography
  • Teamed with all departments to prepare and execute consistent creative vision throughout all stages of pre-production, principal photography, and post-production, and festival submission
  • Organized and solidified all casting, location scouting and rehearsal, working with a budget of approximately $30,000  
Director, "Carlos and the Book" (short film), 05/2010 - 07/2010
Freelance City, STATE,
  • Lead crew of 15+ during two days of principal photography
  • Assisted in location scouting, set preparation, equipment rental under a micro budget 
Intern Writer, 04/2010 - 07/2010
Spark Studios City, STATE,
  • Worked as staff writer, authoring over 100 published articles incl. movie reviews, TV, & music news
  • Shot celebrity interviews with featured hosts at live events for exclusive content 
  • Research and assisted in preparing interview questions alongside featured hosts 
Assistant to Manager Kenny Goodman, 08/2009 - 11/2009
  • Scheduled and managed appointment for clients (incl. Kate Mara, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Liv Tyler, Haley Bennett)
  • Composed project submissions and audition letters for Clients
  • Calculated and completed expense report submissions
  • Managed incoming and outgoing calls, rolled phone calls, compiled notes, and maintained call sheets
  • Wrote coverage for screenplays and novels, leveraging client compatibility
  • Supervised replenishment of office supplies, and assisted in the leadership of interns and delegation of tasks and errands 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Film & Video, Expected in 2008
Drexel University - Philadelphia, PA

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School Attended

  • Drexel University

Job Titles Held:

  • Screenwriter
  • Co-Writer
  • Director, "Dolly Parton", "Alice", "Giant" (Music Videos)
  • Director, "What If..." (short film)
  • Director, "Carlos and the Book" (short film)
  • Intern Writer
  • Assistant to Manager Kenny Goodman


  • Bachelor of Science

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