Deb is an Academy Nicholl Fellowship and
Screencraft Fellowship semi-finalist with
Recently, she joined with producer Laurie
Ashbourne Sacks and Keli Kittinger (20th
Century Fox) for the production of the musical
drama Midnight Swing; a multiple Academy
Nicholl Fellowship semi-finalist script which
stars Nolan Gerard Funk (Glee, Riddick, Arrow).
Currently, Deb is in development with Knight
Marcher Studios on the thriller Blood Land. The
script, a Nicholl Fellowship quarter-finalist and
StoryPros finalist, is to be directed by Sean
As an Executive Producer, Deb wrapped the
anti-bullying short, Strain, with Yin Chang
(Disney's Prom, CW's Gossip Girl). NY Senator
Martins declared it "one of the most powerful
films I've seen on this important topic."
Some of Deb's projects include writing The
Lodge (Netflix, Chiller TV) for Brothers Shamus
Pictures and producing the hip-hop feature
documentary Groove Shack (Bronze Award at
the CIFVF) for Martin Jones Productions.
Deb studied Theater and Dance at The Ohio
State University's BFA program for three years
before she decided on the lucrative degree of
She has taught various screenwriting workshops
through the Ohio State University's National
Collegiate Arts Programs and Columbus State
Her short works, "Red Hot Charlie" and "In the
Absence of Chocolate Jimmies", have been
published in volumes 1 and 2 of "Lost Tequila
Weekend", a west coast magazine for literature
Hey kids, get a room!
WARNING: A lifetime of writing is
decidedly unglamorous. It will turn you
into a nearly-blind hermit with bad
posture. And just try keeping those bra
straps up after a decade of hunching
over your keyboard, ladies.
A lifetime of unfortunate haircuts.