Lisa has worked in various film and television roles for over twenty years including producer, writer & director for entities such as VH1, MTV, A&E, BET, The Gates Foundation, Sundance Institute and the stage. Her screenplay “Girl Named Sue” is being produced by Laura Bickford, Jean-Marc Vallee and Nathan Ross. Her screenplay “Matadora”, recently won Best Original Screenplay at the Ojai Film Festival. Currently, Lisa is in pre-production on the docu-fiction feature she co-wrote entitled “Queen of Newburgh” set in Newburgh, New York. Accolades include: “Rock Doc of the Year”, LA Music Awards; “Samuel Arkoff Filmmaking Award’, and award-winning shorts and scripts.
Lisa’s work has taken her all over the world including the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Korogocho slum of Nairobi, Kenya.
A board member of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Lisa is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University School of Film & Television and resides in Los Angeles.Resume