Season 3 – Staff Writer
Showrunner: Kat Candler
Executive Produced and Created by: Ava DuVernay
Synopsis: The contemporary drama Queen Sugar, set in Louisiana, chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings: Nova (Rutina Wesley, True Blood), a worldly-wise journalist and activist; Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Unforgettable), the savvy wife and manager of a professional basketball star; and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe, Awkward), a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption.
1-hour drama pilot
Semi-Finalist for Austin Film Festival’s Teleplay competition
Developed at NYU Tisch School of the Art’s for my MFA Thesis in Dramatic Writing
Synopsis: In a post-apocalyptic world where biological warfare and environmental destruction has left a fraction of the world’s population alive, an amnesiac stranger stumbles into the tentative tranquility of the secluded bunker CRADLE and will throw the fragile status quo into chaos.
1-hour drama pilot
Synopsis: Cara Lee has spent most of her life distancing herself from her traditional Chinese upbringing, but when a chance to advance at work through using her ethnicity comes about she must confront who she is and the person she’s been avoiding. Meanwhile, her brother Caleb, who has spent most of his life doing exactly what his parents wanted, has a breakdown, he must also confront his own identity and discover who he is.
Casey Wei Lives Again
1/2 hour dramedy pilot
Synopsis: When a woman wakes after a 30-coma from a car accident with amnesia, she discovers that the person she was before the accident was a very different person from who she is now. As she goes further down this rabbit hole, nothing is what it seems and no one is who they say they are.
Morgan Le Fay
1 hour drama pilot
Synopsis: In a feminist reclaiming of the King Arthur mythology, Arthur’s half-sister, Morgan Le Fay, is a woman forgotten and betrayed. When tragedy strikes the only family she has left, Morgan will team up with Queen Guinevere to bring down the hypocritical King Arthur once and for all.