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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS

(Adjunct Professor/Screenwriting)
2002-Present
 

LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY – SCHOOL OF FILM AND TELEVISION

(Adjunct Professor/Screenwriting)
2005-Present
 

LANGUAGES: Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian

B.A. – NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

MFA – GODDARD COLLEGE

 

Feature Films

“REACHING FOR THE MOON” AKA “FLORES RARAS” – (released)
DIRECTOR: BRUNO BARRETO
“BLIND LOVE” – (in development)
PRODUCER: CURMUDGEON FILMS
“LUIZA” (INSENSATEZ) – (in pre-production in Brazil)
DIRECTOR: RICARDO BRAVO
“O QUE E ISSO, COMPANHEIRO?” (Brazilian film/English version)
DIRECTOR: BRUNO BARRETO

 

TV Pilots

DE LA CRUZ
Kevin McCormick attached as producer
 
The ‘A’ TRAIN
Sunta Izzicupo (producer)
 
TRINIDAD
 
 
FLORA & HER TWO HUSBANDS
 
Showtime
DR. NICK
Jeff Sagansky (producer)
Pax TV
BIG ROCK
Columbia TriStar
CBS
FOUR CORNERS
CBS Productions
CBS
100 CENTRE
ABC Productions
ABC

Television Staff

FOUR CORNERS
Co-Creator/Supervising Producer
CBS Productions/Rysher
CBS
MIDNIGHT CALLER
Executive Story Editor
Lorimar
NBC

MOW

MAN WITHOUT WORDS (Book Adaptation)
Hearst Entertainment
TBS
THE KEVIN SHARP STORY
Warner Brothers
CBS
FIRE ON WALTON’S MOUNTAIN
Warner Brothers
CBS
DALLAS REUNION
Warner Brothers
CBS
KNOT’S LANDING REUNION (mini-series)
Warner Brothers
CBS
A WALTON EASTER
Warner Brothers
CBS
UNDUE PROCESS
Symphony
NBC
ANN WERDEN – SISTERS IN CRIME
Hearst
Lifetime
COP TO CALL GIRL
Lou Rudolph
ABC
A DOUBLE LIFE
Lou Rudolph
NBC

TV Episodes

COVER ME (Current)
Studios USA
USA
BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS
Granada
Showtime
CROSSROADS
Spelling
ABC
GABRIEL’S FIRE
Warner Brothers
ABC
HEARTBEAT
Spelling
CBS
KNOT’S LANDING
Warner Brothers
CBS

AWARDS

Recipient of best adapted screenplay award for “Reaching for the Moon,” by the Brazilian Academy of Letters (2014)

Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay 2014 by Brazilian Academy of Cinema