Affiliate Faculty, MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media
Colette Freedman, MA, is an internationally produced playwright with over 25 produced plays and musicals. Her play Sister Cities has been produced around the country and internationally, including Paris (Une Ville, Une Soeur), Rome (Le Quattro Sorelle) and Australia. She wrote the film which stars Jacki Weaver, Alfred Molina, Jess Weixler, Stana Katic, Michelle Trachtenberg, Amy Smart, Troian Bellisario, Tom Everett Scott and Kathy Baker. It can currently be seen on Lifetime and Netflix.
In collaboration with New York Times best selling author Michael Scott, she wrote the thriller The Thirteen Hallows (Tor/Macmillan) Her other novels include The Affair and The Consequences (Kensington) and Anomalies (Select Books). She also wrote the LA Film Festival Award-winning film And Then There Was Eve and co-produced the film Quality Problems, both of which are currently on the festival circuit and earning stellar reviews. Colette has several scripts in development which she co-wrote with Brooke Purdy, including Joint Venture, Scattering Rachel and The Last Bookstore, which won Grand Prize at the CWA awards, We Screenplay’s Diverse Voices and Best Science Fiction Feature for Action on Film and Richmond International Film Festival. [IMDb]