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I currently teach Media Writing and Screenwriting in the Television Broadcasting Program at Seneca College.

I have taught Screenwriting, Media Writing, and Video Game Writing since 2002 at different post-secondary institutions, including the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Sheridan College, Humber College, Durham College, and the Art Institute of Toronto.

Credits

Video Games

  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier – Dialogue work
  • Diva Days – I wrote text and dialogue for this game.
  • AAA title (Silicon Knights) – I co-wrote the script as well as subplots, character descriptions, and dialogue.
  • Writer and co-developer of online world

Television

  • Backyard Bug Adventures (TVO, BBC Kids) – 3 episodes
  • Ants in Your Pants (Treehouse TV) – 15 episodes
  • Snit Station (YTV) – interstitials
  • YTV links for Toronto Santa Claus Parade

Film

  • Adapted The Unprecedented Discovery of the Dragon Islands to be made into a 3D IMAX film

Articles

  • Will Your Next Job Be in an Alternate Reality” – Canadian Screenwriter, Spring 2009
  • Playing Mommy” – The Escapist, September 2008

Corporate Video

  • Connected Health & Wellness Project (Seneca College and NexJ Systems) – I wrote 10 videos to help patients manage their own health and to introduce health coaches as part of a patient’s healthcare team.

Speaking Engagements

  • Digital Vixens & Female Zombies: From Script to Screen in Game Writing – NXNE, June 2012
  • Tales from the Script (moderator) – IGDA Toronto, May 2012
  • The Role of the Writer and Producer in Today’s Video Games – Fan Expo, August 2010
  • Write Club – Future Play Conference – October 2006, November 2007, November 2008
  • Women and Games in the Future – Game Developers Conference – March 2007
  • How to Pitch – Society of Independent Digital Moviemakers – November 2006
  • The Future of Women in Game Design and Game Development – Future Play Conference – October 2006
  • Perception and Reality of Women and Girls who Game – New Perspectives on Popular Culture, Science, and Technology Conference (Seneca College) – June 2005

Awards

  • Quarter-Finalist – Page Awards – 2016
  • Quarter-Finalist – BlueCat Screenplay Competition – 2016
  • Winner of the Canadian Short Screenplay Competition – 2014
  • Semi-Finalist (Top 25) – Page Awards 2011
  • Fifth Place, New Screenwriters Division – Great Loglines Contest 2010
  • Semi-Finalist for reality TV series – Scriptapalooza TV 2010
  • CBC WIFT-T Emerging Screenwriter Award
  • New Players Pitch Finalist – Banff Television Festival
  • CBC TV/DGC: Drama Award Finalist (part of a group) – Innoversity Summit
  • Cyberpitch Finalist – Baddeck International New Media Festival

Contact

E-mail me at kim followed by the at symbol followed by kimsparks and a dot com.