Scholarships: 

2013-2015: Calarts MFA program-half tuition scholarship. 
2015-2018: USC School of Social Work-Deane's Honor Scholarship.

Screenwriting Awards:


The Beverly Hills Film Festival, 2012, Finalist for my script "Tree Hugger." A dramedy about an aging environmental activist.

The Mountain Film Awards aka The Mammoth Film Festival, 2012, Finalist for my script "Tree Hugger." A dramedy about an aging environmental activist.

The LA New Wave Film Festival, 2011, Finalist "The Kid Can Hustle." A post-modern noir thriller based in New Mexico.

Sundance Award at "Table Read my Screenplay," 2010, Finalist for the script "Winter Squall." A period drama about post-Civil War America.

Mexico International Film Festival, 2010, Finalist for my script: "My Happy After Life." A dramedy script about an American writer living in Mexico.

Scriptapalooza's TV Spec script competition, 2007, quarter-finalist for for my CSI Vegas spec script, "Red Lights."

Playwriting competition:

2005 "March Madness Play Contest" associated with The Actor's Group LA, won-produced for a stage play called "Friday Afternoon," directed by Actor William Duffy (The West Wing). A dramedy about an aging film director who's prepping and pining for his big comeback.