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In October 2014, I was voted onto "The 2014 Young & Hungry List", which pays tribute to  in-demand, buzzed-about, and on-the-rise screenwriters as voted on by Hollywood agents, managers, produers and studio execs. This list focuses not just on scripts,  but on the writers themselves and their noteworthy bodies of work thus far. 

 

THE YOUNG AND HUNGRY LIST, 10/17/2014

In December 2014, my script "Missing Time" was voted onto the 2014 Hit List, a collection of the favorite spec scripts of the year, as voted on by executives, producers, agents, and managers in Hollywood.  
 

THE TRACKING BOARD, THE 2014 HIT LIST , 12/09/2014

In February 2014, my script "Missing Time" was featured in The Hollywood Reporter's "Heat Vision" section, as a hot script-of-the-week that studio executives and production companies were talking about amidst Oscar weekend.

 

BORYS KIT, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER,  02/28/2014

In 2011, my sci-fi thriller script "Subliminal" placed in the Academy Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting as a Quarterfinalist (top 5% of 6,730 entries) .  

 

In 2010, my sci-fi thriller script "Disappearance" placed in the Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship as a Quarterfinalist (top 5% of 7,251 entries).

 

WWW.OSCARS.ORG/NICHOLL, 11/03/2011 

Variety acknowledged my work in feature film story development when they announced my hiring as Director of Development at Valhalla Entertainment (producer Gale Anne Hurd's production company) in April 2008.

 

JUSTIN KROLL, VARIETY, 04/21/2008

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In January 2015, I was hired to write the sci-fi space thriller "Radiant Sky" aka "Satellite" for The Coalition Group, who formed an alliance to finance the development and proof-of-concept packages for a select number of science fiction projects.  
 

JEN YAMOTO, DEADLINE HOLLLYWOOD, 01/08/2015

In October 2016, I sold my original TV series "Blue Book" to History, with A+E Studios and Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers producing. "Blue Book" is an alien-themed drama about the the real-life, U.S. Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFOs in the 1950s and 1960s.
 

NELLIE ANDREEVA, DEADLINE HOLLLYWOOD, 10/06/2016

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