On Being A Better First AD

Back in May, I was the First AD on a series of commercials for Microsoft – specifically, for several computers that sport the new Windows 7 operating system. We shot in a studio for four days and to be honest… It was my best experience as a First AD ever. I’m not sure what the…

Working Background

So my husband and I just moved to New York City and to help pay the bills while I work on writing screenplays and directing short films, we decided that I needed to get a part-time job. I needed to figure out what kind of job I could do that would be flexible enough but…

You Could Have Seen Me Perform!

Back in 2010, I was part of the Comedy Lab LIVE! ensemble of actors. And for a very short while I performed at the Andy Dick Experimental Theatre at iO West in Hollywood. It was a blast. But, every time I was on the stage, I was wishing that I’d been the one to WRITE the…

Groundlings was a blast!

Back in 2009, I auditioned to take classes at Groundlings in LA. I passed. And in 2010, I began Basic Level I (which I think is now called Improv Workshop A). I *loved* these classes. I learned so much as an actor, but I learned a bunch as a writer. how to craft a scene…

Windows 7 Internal Sales Spot

I wrote the script for this adorable little spot for Microsoft. This was an intentionally lo-fi piece for Microsoft’s internal use, around the time Windows 7 was launching.