Australian screenwriter of: Features: 'Saving Simon', 'Mojo' and 'Rudy's Christmas Revenge'. TV: Raintree Rehab.
57 AWARDS, NOMINATIONS AND SELECTIONS:
2019 - SECOND ROUNDER - Austin Film Festival.
2019 - FINALIST - WRITER OF THE YEAR - The Las Vegas Film and Screenplay Competition.
FOR 'SAVING SIMON' (Dramedy Feature):
2018 - SEMI-FINALIST - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.
2018 - FINALIST WITH HONORABLE MENTION - Los Angeles Film and Script Festival.
2018 - WINNER - Award of Excellence - New York Los Angeles Independent Film Festival.
2018 - WINNER - Best Screenplay Los Angeles Film Awards.
2018 - WINNER - Best First Time Screenwriter - New York Film Awards.
2018 - WINNER - Best Screenplay - Festigious International Film Festival, Los Angeles.
2018 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival.
2018 - HONORABLE MENTION - Global Film Festival Awards.
2018 - RUNNER-UP, BEST SCREENPLAY - Filmstrip Independent Film Festival (Romania).
2018 - FINALIST - Rome Independent Prisma Awards (Rome).
2018 - HONORABLE MENTION – Experimental Forum Festival, Los Angeles.
2018 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - The Next Level International Film Festival, Australia.
2018 – SEMI-FINALIST – Australia Independent Film Festival.
2018 - SELECTION - Cartharsis International Film Festival.
2019 - HONORABLE MENTION - Los Angeles Movie Awards.
2019 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - The Sacramento International Film Festival.
2019 - FINALIST - The Las Vegas Film and Screenwriting Competition.
2019 - FINALIST - European International Film Festival.
2019 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - The West Europe Film Festival, Brussels Edition.
2019 - SEMI-FINALIST - Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival.
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FOR 'MOJO' (Romantic Comedy/Drama Feature):
2019 - SECOND ROUNDER - Austin Film Festival.
2018 - WINNER - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards.
2018 - WINNER - HONORABLE MENTION - Los Angeles Film Awards.
2018 - WINNER - BEST SCREENPLAY - New York Film Awards.
2018 – QUARTER-FINALIST – Screencraft Drama Contest.
2018 - FINALIST - Yosemite International Film Festival.
2018 - WINNER - BEST SCREENPLAY DRAMA - Festigious International Film Festival, LA.
2019 - FINALIST - BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY - Rome Prisma Awards.
2019 - FINALIST - Filmmatic Pitch Now Screenwriting Contest.
2019 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - Script Summit Screenplay Competition.
2019 - AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - New York Los Angeles International Film Festival.
2019 - FINALIST - Big Apple Film Festival, New York.
2019 -FINALIST - The Las Vegas Film and Screenwriting Competition.
2019 - FINALIST - INROADS Screenwriting Fellowship.
2019 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - The West Europe Film Festival, Brussels Edition.
2019 - FINALIST - Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Contest.
2019 - SEMI-FINALIST - Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival.
2019 - FINALIST - Byron Bay International Film Festival, Australia.
2019 - WINNER - Best Screenplay - Global Film Festival Awards, LA.
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FOR 'RUDY'S CHRISTMAS REVENGE' (Comedy Feature):
2019 - WINNER - Best Feature Screenplay - Los Angeles Film Awards.
2019 - WINNER - Best Feature Screenplay - Festigious International Film Festival.
2019 - WINNER - Screenplay of the Month - New York Film Awards.
2019 - FINALIST - Changing Face International Film Festival.
2019 - QUARTER FINALIST - New York City International Screenplay Competition.
2019 - WINNER - BEST FAITH BASED SCREENPLAY - The Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Competition.
2019 - SEMI-FINALIST - Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival.
2019 - OFFICIAL SELECTION - The Global Film Festival Awards, LA.
2019 - FINALIST - Byron Bay International Film Festival, Australia.
2019 - WINNER - Filmmatic Film Awards.
2019 - NOMINEE - Screenplay of the Year - New York Film Awards.
2019 - WINNER - Screenplay of the Year - 5th Annual Festigious Film Awards.
2019 - NOMINEE - Screenplay of the Year - Los Angeles Film Awards.
2019 - SEMI-FINALIST - 24th Annual Fade In Awards First Ten Pages Competition.
RAINTREE REHAB
2019 - QUARTER FINALIST - Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    MOJO
    Screenplay
    Rudy's Christmas Revenge
    Screenplay
    SAVING SIMON
    Screenplay
Semi-Finalist
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
24th Annual Fade In Awards Competition
Los Angeles
2019
Nominee - Screenplay of the Year
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Los Angeles Film Awards
Los Angeles
2019
WINNER - Best Feature Screenplay
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
5th Annual Festigious Film Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Finalist - Annual Nominee - Best Screenplay
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
New York Film Awards
New York
2019
Finalist
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Byron Bay International Film Festival
Australia
2019
Winner
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Filmmatic Comedy Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Nomination - Writer of the Year
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas
2019
Semi-Finalist
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Rhode Island
2019
Winner - Screenplay of The Month
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
New York Film Awards
New York
2019
Winner - Best Feature Screenplay
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Los Angeles Film Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Finalist
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Changing Face International Film Festival
Sydney
2019
Best Screenplay Feature
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Festigious Los Angeles - Monthly Film Competition
Los Angeles
2019
Selection
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Finish Line Script Competition
2019
Quarter Finalist
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
New York City International Screenplay Awards
New York City
2019
Winner
Rudy's Christmas Revenge
Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas
2019
Best Screenplay
MOJO
Global Film Festival Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Second Rounder
MOJO
Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Austin, Texas
2019
Semi-Finalist
MOJO
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Las Vegas
2019
Finalist
MOJO
New York Los Angeles Film Festival
Los Angeles
2019
Official Selection
MOJO
Script Summit Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas
2019
Finalist
MOJO
Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Contest
Los Angeles
2019
Finalist
MOJO
INROADS Screenwriting Fellowship
Los Angeles
2019
Finalist
MOJO
Las Vegas Film and Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas
2019
Finalist
MOJO
Filmmatic Pitch Now Screenwriting Contest
Los Angeles
2019
Semi-Finalist
MOJO
Rome Prisma Independent Film Awards
Rome
2019
Official Selection
MOJO
American Screenwriting Conference
Sacramento, California
2019
Semi-Finalist
SAVING SIMON
Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Las Vegas
2019
Official Selection
MOJO
West Europe International Film Festival
Brussels
2019
Honorable Mention
SAVING SIMON
Los Angeles Movie Awards
Los Angeles
2019
Official Selection
SAVING SIMON
The Sacramento International Film Festival
Sacramento
2019
Finalist
SAVING SIMON
Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas
2019
Official Selection
SAVING SIMON
The West Europe Film Festival
Brussels
2019
Finalist
SAVING SIMON
'Euro Fest' European International Film Festival
St Petersburg
2019
Finalist
MOJO
Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition
New York City
2019
Winner - Honorable Mention
MOJO
Los Angeles Film Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Semi-Finalist
MOJO
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
Los Angeles
2018
WINNER - Best Drama Screenplay
MOJO
Festigious International Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Best Feature Screenplay
MOJO
New York Film Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Quarter-Finalist
MOJO
ScreenCraft Drama Contest
Beverly Hills, CA
2018
FINALIST
MOJO
Yosemite International Film Festival
Yosemite, USA
2018
Official Selection
SAVING SIMON
Catharsis International Film Festival
2018
Semi-Finalist
SAVING SIMON
Australian Independent Film Festival
Brisbane
2018
Runner-Up - Best Screenplay
SAVING SIMON
Filmstrip Film Festival Awards
Romania
2018
Selection
SAVING SIMON
Next Level Film Festival
Australia
2018
Honorable Mention
SAVING SIMON
Experimental Forum Festival
Los Angeles
2018
NOMINATION - BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
SAVING SIMON
Rome Independent Prisma Awards
ROME
2018
Official Selection
SAVING SIMON
Hollywood Boulevarde Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Best Screenplay Feature
SAVING SIMON
Festigious International Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Best First Time Screenwriter
SAVING SIMON
New York Film Awards
New York
2018
Best Screenplay Feature
SAVING SIMON
Los Angeles Film Awards
Los Angeles
2018
Award of Excellence
SAVING SIMON
New York Los Angeles International Film Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Finalist with Honorable Mention
SAVING SIMON
Los Angeles Film and Script Festival
Los Angeles
2018
Semi-Finalist
SAVING SIMON
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
2018
College
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2019Present
College
The Story Farm (by Max Timm)
2018Present
College
The Story Series, Immersion Screenwriting, The Story Cave (by Karel Segers)
2016Present
Nickname
Jo
Birth City
Sydney, Australia
Current City
Sydney, Australia
Gender
Female
Work hard. Work honestly. Work with passion. Maintain integrity...and always find the laughter.
Australian screenwriter of: Features: 'Saving Simon', 'Mojo' and 'Rudy's Christmas Revenge'. TV: Raintree Rehab.
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