AWARDS AS OF 7/28/2019 – 2019 ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIP SEMI-FINALIST 2019 SCRIPTAPALOOZA QUARTERFINALIST 2017 MERYL STREEP/OPRAH WINFREY NYWFT WRITER’S LAB 2019 DIVERSE VOICES SEMI-FINALIST 2018/2019 BLACK LIST “8” AND “9” RATINGS 2018 PAGE INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY CONTEST – FIRST PLACE GOLD WINNER FAMILY GENRE 2018 FINAL DRAFT/BIG BREAK CONTEST – TOP THREE FINALIST 2018 AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL SECOND ROUNDER A former Equity musical theater actress, Laurie Whitaker turned to writing in 2008, starting with a Broadway musical, for which she wrote book, lyrics and melodies. Tony winners from "Hamilton" performed in the staged readings. She moved on to writing screenplays, her first screenplay "Warrior Girl" winning or placing highly in over 9 competitions, she has completed two additional screenplays - one a semi finalist on the Page, and the other getting high marks on the Black List, and working on others.
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