Professional Screenwriter & Playwright

Script Consultant 

Writing Teacher

 
Lynn crafts award winning screenplays and teleplays as a writer for hire. She writes thrillers, action, comedy and romcoms. Please contact her today for rates.

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E-mail: Lynn@LynnGrantBeck.com

Bio


Lynn Grant Beck was born in Montclair, New Jersey. She recently completed two new MOW thrillers, Spring Break Nightmare and Quiet Night. Her latest sci-fi TV series, Fuzion, is currently being pitched to broadcast and streaming networks. The TV serieis, Hashers,was commissioned by Google VP, Jim Kolotouros. Her TV movie thriller, My Mom is a Bank Robber, aired on Lifetime in 2016 and her TV movie rom-com, 12 Gifts of Christmas aired on the Hallmark Channel in 2015. She was also hired by Tim Johnson Productions to write two other MOW thrillers, Trapped and Cult of Lies. She also wrote an action/disaster feature spec called BlackOut and has completed an animated feature spec called Sandra Claus

 

Her feature screenplay, Dead Wrong, won an award in the WIF/MORE Screenplay contest and was optioned by the director, John Rhode. Her one hour pilot, The House that Jackie Built, reached the second round of the Austin Film Festival and was optioned by the director, Allen Martinez. Her half hour pilot, Life in 2D, won her a fellowship at the Writers Boot Camp and she was hired to co-write a sci-fi web series, The Annex, by director Hank Isaac. She was also hired to write the feature comedy, Hollywood Hit, for Miracle Mile Entertainment.

 

Other feature scripts include two comedies, James Borkowsky 000 and Trophy Husband, two romantic comedies, The Death of Art and Trouble, and a sci-fi adventure story, Jonny Was. Lynn has also written a spec TV script of Mad Men and another half hour original pilot, Twindroids.

 

Lynn is a Professor of Screenwriting in the MFA graduate program at Pepperdine University and has also taught Writing the Television Pilot at Santa Monica College. Lynn also has significant industry experience as Vice President of Production at Kopelson Productions, and Creative Executive at Interscope Communications. At Interscope she traveled to Australia where she was an assistant producer on Pitch Black with Vin Diesel. Her first job in the entertainment business was working as an assistant in the television movie department of Kushner-Locke.

 

Lynn arrived in Los Angeles from New York where she was a playwright. She founded the independent theater company, The Chelsea Players, and wrote and produced many successful Off-off Broadway plays, including Restaurant AMagic SoupPlatform 8The Game and The Case of the Stolen Identity. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Russian Studies she traveled to Russia where she worked as an assistant director at the Nikitsky Vorot Theater. In 1990 and 1991, she spent six months working in Moscow and five months traveling across the former Soviet Union as it broke up and dissolved. She wrote a non-fiction account of that year entitled Adventure in the Soviet Union. Other works include an anthology of poetry and numerous manuscripts for children’s books. Her love of writing and the arts in general was first fostered at her time spent at Choate Rosemary Hall. She currently lives in Malibu, California with her husband, two children and incorigible cat, Cream.