Kaye Birkett

KAYE BIRKETT

Writer // Bookworm // Proud Parent to an Ever-growing Family of Plants // California Native // The Only Person to See Mad Max: Fury Road Nine Times in Theaters (Allegedly) // Stranger Things #1 Fan // Tried to write a book once // Okay, fine, twice // Is still trying to write a book today //

D1CFCC55-F950-4F57-A0C2-18F3F259218B.JPG
 

EDUCATION

MASTER OF FINE ARTS, SCREENWRITING

Chapman University, 2016 - 2018

Professional Program, SCREENWRITING

UCLA, 2015 - 2016

BACHELOR OF ARTS, WRITING AND PSYCHOLOGY

University of Denver, 2010 - 2014

 

Experience

ASSISTANT, NEW ARTISTS ALLIANCE/ FOUNDATION FILMS

August 2018 - Present

Write coverage and notes for active project

Manage meeting and conference call scheduling

Track expenses, create expense reports and send invoices

Administrative tasks as needed

Edit pitch decks, scripts and web content

FREELANCE SCRIPT READER, MARVISTA ENTERTAINMENT

April 2018 - Present

Write coverage and marketing treatments for scripts and books

FREELANCE SCRIPT READER, SUN ENTERTAINMENT CULTURE LA

March 2019 - Present

Write coverage for scripts

INTERN, VMI WORLDWIDE

February 2018 - July 2018

Wrote coverage for scripts and screeners
Built inventory for thousands of screeners and hard drives • Contacted producers regarding asset acquisition
Managed phones and admin support

INTERN, DARKLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT

January 2018 - June 2018

Read scripts and wrote coverage for features, pilots and books

INTERN, The cinestory foundation

September 2017 - May 2018

Logged fellowship applications and payments
Organized and ran foundation events
Read and rated scripts for the retreat attendees

BOOKSELLER, BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERS

September 2015 - April 2018

Read over 450 books in the last three years to give customers personalized recommendations

OFFICE MANAGER, ELEVATED THIRD

August 2014 - August 2015

Managed meeting and conference call scheduling
Arranged travel and kept an editorial calendar
Coordinated logistical set-up for events
Scheduled developer and designer hours with project managers

 

InterestS

Reading
Writing
Cycling
Cooking
Film and TV
Pop Culture
Haunting Bookstores

Contact

Email: kayebirkett@gmail.com
Address: Los ANgeles, CA