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Roberto J
Writer #14710
Evanston, IL
Joined 3/31/2016
4 Star Rating
100% Success
20 Projects
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Roberto is an ELA and writing tutor at The House Tutoring Lounge in Glencoe, IL., an editorial writer with three years of journalism experience writing for Harlem News Group, and a screenwriter. Roberto has written three short screenplays, one of has been fully produced, and one that is about to go into production. He has also worked for Brooklyn News, writing analytical pieces on the Theatre and Film scene. He later joined an elite group of screening viewers for Disney Studios, Warner Bros Pictures and University Studios, writing coverage and reviews on new films. Roberto also wrote pieces and projects on topics such as The Harlem College System, The Brooklyn Public School System and business related projects on TV production studios in each of the New York Boroughs.
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Entertainment
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Specialties

Film Review, Theatre Review, Newsletter, Screenplays, Scripts, Resumes, Technical Docs like One-Sheets, Instruction Manuals, Catalogs, Proposals and Excel Spreadsheets.

Interests

Actor Business, Playing guitar, performing at open-mics, going to the movies, traveling, writing for fun! Technical Business and Actor Business.

Education

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside

Roberto pursued a degree in Theatre with a minor in Journalism. He also obtained a Professional and Technical Writing Certificate.

Entertainment

15 Projects Completed

As a Theatre and Film critic for Harlem News INC, Roberto attended pre-screenings of blockbuster films, independent films, Broadway shows, and small storefront productions to feature in the weekly Harlem periodical. He wrote insightful, informative, and above all else, enthusiastic pieces about such shows and films to better expose their existence, as well as intrigue the reader's interest in viewing such forms of entertainment.

Business

2 Projects Completed

Roberto's most recent business work entailed creating an updated Catalog for the Wisconsin Business Incubation Association. The catalog includes listings of events, educational opportunities for new business owners, and detailed descriptions of each opportunity available within this association.

Grant

2 Projects Completed

Roberto writes grant proposals to producers for his screenplays. It's important to get the funding necessary to produce his work, so he spends time constructing proposals to obtain funding for his projects.

Script/Video

1 Projects Completed

To date, Robert has written one feature length screenplay and two short screenplays. He enjoys sending his works out for professional feedback and consultation after the first few drafts. He edits, then completes a new draft of the work. After one is at its best possible production value, he moves on to beginning another screenplay from his library of ideas.

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