Stories, story structure, myth, mythology, fairy tales, folklore, politics, grassroots, organization, inspiration
Stories, books, pop culture, genre and geek entertainment, games, gaming, TV, movies, comics, fairy tales, politics, activism, political blogs, news, travel
Carrie studied both Theater and Pre-med at Lawrence University, utterly unable to make up her mind between a life in the entertainment industry, or a life spent trying to puzzle out the secrets of viruses. After graduation, she decided to try her luck in LA, and leave viruses to be puzzled over by others.
After nearly 12 years spent bringing comic book superheroes to life in animated movies and TV shows, Carrie shifted gears to work on a broader scale of children's storytelling. A deft hand at creating engaging stories, whether it is with a major brand or a quirky niche brand, Carrie is passionately engaged in bringing stories to life.
From the moment her high school social studies teacher gave her class an assignment to participate in a campaign, Carrie has been fascinated by and passionately engaged in politics. Through her blog, social media, and occasional postings on DailyKos, Carrie does her best to share this passion with everyone around her.
At heart, Carrie is a gamer. She consumes games on her phone, her consoles (Wii and PS3/PS4) and her PC. She plays online with her brother, as a way to stay connected when they live 2500 miles apart, and she plays with her best friends, as a way to decompress after work. Carrie regularly gets together for game nights, playing cards or board games with friends. She plays seriously and she plays for laughs. Games have been part of Carrie's life since she was a child, when the whole family played games together every weekend.
Carrie has helped wrangle development art and shape story ideas for games - it's a close cousin to movies and TV, after all. Also, as an avid gamer, she will occasionally post blog reviews of recent games.
As a producer of both movie and TV projects, Carrie has produced hundreds of scripts. She has an intimate knowledge of story structure and how to create compelling characters. In addition, she has created dozens of story pitches.
As a producer, Carrie has assembled countless pitch books for presentation at various major studios. Highly experienced at everything from organizing the presentation and flow of the booklet to writing the copy and/or editing the file, Carrie can become a bit obsessive about getting every detail correct before the big meeting.
Between Facebook, Google+, and Blogger, Carrie writes blogs on everything from news/politics to her impressions on the latest Star Wars film. She's an activist, a geek, a gamer and an occasional poet, who shares things that catch her interest on a daily basis.