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Lorna Green

Screenwriter | Director

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About Me

Originally from the Bronx, New York City, I'm a freelance screenwriter and director based in Los Angeles, CA. I've earned an MFA in Film/Screenwriting/Communications.

I write diverse and female-driven film and television. My stories are often inspired by real life events. My brand is crime/drama/thriller, historical fiction, & sci-fi/fantasy with a focus on timely, hot-button topics with global appeal. I'm drawn to stories about multi-ethnic people, BIPOC, LGBTQ+, transnational families, and underdogs.

I'm an award-winning director of narrative shorts, documentaries, industrials, and streaming media.

I'm a photographer and amateur boxer who once knocked out an Episcopalian priest in a sparring match.

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January 2022

Winner! Stage 32 - 2nd Annual Diversity Springboard Screenwriting Contest 


TV Pilot Script:

Pleasure Principle

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The Writers Lab - Semifinalist two consecutive years

Semifinalist - The 2021 Writers Lab
TV Pilot Script: Pleasure Principle

Top Ten Percent Finalist - The 2022 Writers Lab

Feature Film Screenplay: Just 2 Get By

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Awards & Recognitions

WINNER : Stage 32 - 2nd Annual Diversity Springboard
Screenwriting Competition
TV Pilot : Pleasure Principle

Academy Nicholl Fellowship - Top Ten Percent Finalist
Screenplay : Fly Away - Feature : Historical Drama

Academy Nicholl Fellowship - 
Top Ten Percent Finalist
Screenplay : Just 2 Get By - Feature : Crime Coming-of-age Drama

ABC DGA TV Directing Fellowship Finalist

Sundance Screenwriters Lab - Quarter Finalist

Nuevo Latino Americano Film Festival - 
Official Selection

Three Continents International Film Festival - 
Special Jury Award

CINE Award - 
Golden Eagle

Additional Professional Experience
YBS Productions, Co-founder.
Wrote and directed narrative shorts, documentaries, industrials, electronic press kits, web content.

Sunburst Communications, Urban Young Adult Division.
Screenwriter & Director.
Built a collection of short educational narratives.

Employment & Internships: NBC, Untitled Entertainment, Maverick Entertainment, Humble Journey Films, Chain Camera. Samuel Goldwyn Company.

Shadowing Opportunities: Jessica Yu, Kirby Dick, Michael Schulz, Melvin Van Peebles.

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