Separate Checks

Set in a failing New York restaurant, “Separate Checks” is about the misadventures of three best friends, struggling to make it in the city of broken dreams and trash day Tuesdays.

  • Maia Henkin
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    Television Script
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    United States
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  • Austin Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    Second Rounder
  • Los Angeles CineFest

  • Atlanta Comedy Film Festival Official Selection
Writer Biography - Maia Henkin

Maia Henkin is an award-winning New York playwright now based in Los Angeles. Maia's work has been produced in numerous theatres Off-Broadway and she was a resident artist of the Drama Desk Award-Winning Flea Theatre, under the direction of Sigourney Weaver and Jim Simpson. Scott Kaplan, the Broadway literary manager of Manhattan Theatre Club wrote, "[Maia Henkin] examines dark, difficult subject matter with nuance and compassion."

Out of 11,000 submissions, she was a Second Rounder at Austin Film Festival. She was also a finalist in the Big Apple Film Festival Screenplay Competition, finalist at the Oaxaca Film Festival, a semi-finalist for Los Angeles CineFest, and won "Best Pilot" at Golden Palms in Palm Springs.

She is bi-coastal between LA and NYC and repped by Abrams Artists Agency.

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