Good in a Room

An older female screenwriter whose 'moment in the sun' was never fully realized, pens a potential blockbuster and elects to have her young, white, male student present it as his own in a pitch. When the project gets greenlit, what will it mean to them both when we find out who's Good in a Room?

  • Kim Turner
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    Television Script
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    United States
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Writer Biography - Kim Turner

Kim Turner is screenwriter and a graduate of the Second City Conservatory in Chicago, Second City’s writing program and iO’s (formerly Improv Olympic) writing programs. She’s performed improv and written sketches for over 20 years and her screenplay, Christy’s Got Cancer (formerly It Goes Like This), was selected for the inaugural 2015 Meryl Streep Screenwriters Lab, placed in the top 20 comedies on the Black List for 2016, was a second round selection at the Sundance Screenwriters Lab (2012), and Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival (2016).

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Writer Statement

I make fantastic oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. I am the person you want on the wall with you at 2am on a deadline. I love film and storytelling and my ability to make pop culture references should be utilized to send objects into space.