ABOUT

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"The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise."      -Miguel De Cervantes

My favorite quote -- a line from Don Quixote -- embodies much of my approach to the creative field. As a freelance writer and filmmaker, I'm constantly adapting to new challenges as I balance my endeavors in writing and the visual arts.

So, what's my story?

I have a dual B.A. in English and History from the University of Delaware. Since graduating in 2010, I've held roles in marketing, copywriting, and freelance film and TV production.

I've worn many hats throughout my career, but no matter the role, my goal is to bring a uniquely creative approach, enthusiasm, and efficiency to each project. 

As a writer, I've worked in small businesses, at a major TV network, and most recently as a consultant. My work has been published in both print and digital platforms. In 2017, my first short story was published in Odyssa Magazine. A travel piece, the story takes place in Savannah, Georgia, and involves an old Victorian house...a clawfoot tub...and, murder! (Sort of.) Interested? You can read it here.

I began exploring visual mediums after college, specifically: painting, photography, and filmmaking. All my interests coalesced in 2016, when I wrote, directed, and produced my first short film The Astronomer, an adaptation of the Walt Whitman poem “I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,”. The film was accepted into regional film festivals and exhibited at The Delaware Contemporary where it received the Curator's Choice Award. My second short film is currently in development.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my work! If you'd like to connect regarding a project or an open position, you can contact me via email at kellyeileen87@gmail.com. I'm currently seeking writing, producing, and creative direction roles. I'm based right outside of Philadelpha, and willing to travel. Let's make it happen!


PERSONAL STATEMENT

Whether by pen, paintbrush, or camera, much of my personal work is wistful and whimsical, invoking bold imagery and romantic narratives; and, with a focus on the female experience, my aim is to explore the often unexpected, but sometimes serendipitous, moments we encounter through life and how they can transform us.