Behind the Lens

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The Little Pony of Shackleford Banks    Ramallah Music School


View Student Work:  3 Person Tango   Perfect

As Producer

One of five people in the USA to receive a National Endowment for the Arts Award in Media (1985). From this produced Child’s Play, a radio drama series aired via NPR satellite. Started my own production company, Myann Films (2004) to develop and produce my original work. As supervisor of my students’ films, I would guide them in their own responsibilities from concept, to development, to production and post — in both digital filmmaking as well as broadcast production.  Two of my past students are now producer/reporters on-air: Dan Manarino of WPIX/NY News; and Sarah Sheridan of WENY-NY.

As Screenwriter

Early representation for a feature filmscript and sitcom bible by Ann Wright Representatives (mid 1980’s). Member of NBC Writers Workshop (1987-1990). Family feature script, The Little Pony of Shackleford Banks won at Santa Clarita Family Film Festival, Houston Film Festival, Moondance Film Festival, Screenplay Contest, Open Door Contest and NY International Film & Video Festival. Switchhitter placed in top quarter of Cynosure Film Festival, and Fantasy House won at the NY Independent Film & Video Festival. Represented by Dale Garrick International Agency, L.A. (1990’s to 2000’s). Presently teaching Media Writing at Manhattan College.

Production Skills:
SD and HD Cameras, Light & Sound, Avid and Final Cut Pro Editing