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New York, NY

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August 4, 2006

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What are your favorite films or television shows?

Godfather II, Schindler's List, Blue, The Thin Red Line, Kill Bill I and II, The Shining, Annie Hall, Manhattan, 12 Years A Slave.

What kind of screenwriting experience have you had in the past?

Attended AFI in Screenwriting. Won 1st prize in 2005 ScriptShark, finalist in other contests. Have shorts, 3 award-winning. Directed two shorts: "La Chiva" and "Hannah Henri." I write across genres.

Have you completed a full length screenplay or teleplay? If so how many scripts have you written in all?

Yes. I am now the proud mama of 5 features and three shorts. Two of the shorts were made into films. I'm currently working on developing two one-hour made for cable dramas.


Salutations! I am Akiva Penaloza, a frisky Scorpio from Queens. I once slaved away working women's magazines but chucked it all to attend film school at AFI. I'm a passionate writer/director trying to bust in to you know what.

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