The coming-of-age-heist-thriller I wrote with John Leary just got an honorable mention from the LA Reel Film Festival.

Not bad for a girl locked in the trunk of a car!


The horror/thriller Heaven Sent I wrote with John Leary is a quarterfinalist in the Cinestory Screenwriting Contest. Semifinalists will be announced this month.

Alison at the welcome dinner for early arrivalsAlison at the welcome dinner for early arrivals


Bare Hands and Wooden Limbs, my documentary about a village of landmine survivors in Cambodia, will screen at the Women's International Film Festival on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 7 pm.

Yesterday my writing partner, John Leary, pitched our script GIRL IN TRUNK to an eager panel of producers at the IFP Script-to-Screen Pitch Panel. It was a fantastic experience, not least because the

One of the challenges of a "director bait" script like Imprinted is that it is hard to visualize some of the more horrific elements. Luckily for me, actor/writer/storyboard artist James Poirier came to my rescue.