Zena has worked professionally in the entertainment industry for over 15 years as a writer, producer, director, actress, and script supervisor. Zena also teaches advanced classes on writing at numerous writer conferences across the country, and as an adjunct professor at Covenant College in Georgia. Zena currently resides in Bozeman, Montana, where she creates a variety of content for commercials, television, and film through her production company, Mission Ranch Films. She also writes for comic books and graphic novels, most recently, Strawberry Shortcake, and an upcoming, highly anticipated new series being launched by IDW Publishing in March, 2017.
Zena has won numerous awards for her work, including "Best International Short Film" for Rag Doll at the 2015 Louisiana International Film Festival, and two "Grand Prize" wins for her full-length feature script, "Trial by Fire," at both the 2016 New York Screenplay Competition, and ISA's highly acclaimed 2016 Emerging Screenwriter's Contest. Zena has several other projects in the works, including "Big Sky Crazy," a comedy, mockumentary TV pilot, which recently finished promotional video filming (principle photography scheduled to begin shooting at the end of May, 2017).
Specialties: Promo Video Content Creation, Sketch Comedies, Marketing Materials, Ad Campaigns, Screenwriting, Directing, Acting, Playwriting, Story Development, Script Critique, Web and Social Media Advertising, Story Development, Script Supervisor, Conference Speaker, Teacher.