Vicki Peterson is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright, script consultant, and author of the book, Notes to Screenwriters. In addition to working as a Director of Development for various production companies around LA, she co-founded the company, Catharsis, and was the Program Director for both the Writing for Film and Television Program and Producing and Entertainment Program at Act One, Inc. in Hollywood. She currently teaches for the BFA in Cinema program at Columbia College Hollywood. Her B.A. is in Theatre Arts from University of California, San Diego, and her M.F.A. is in Writing for Stage and Screen from New Hampshire Institute of Art. Vicki’s writing projects span across theatre, film, television, and new media. Based in Los Angeles, she teaches and mentors screenwriting students all over the world.