SCREENWRITER SPOTLIGHT #8: Melissa London Hilfers

Melissa London Hilfers is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago Law School. She worked as a litigator at Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP and began her recovery from law by developing an internet company, itsybits.com, from concept to sale. Melissa is now a writer who lives in New York City. Her projects for the screen include the thriller Undone, a feature film currently in development with Parkes/MacDonald and Black Bear Pictures; Pop Culture, a comedy in development at USA network as a movie for television, with UCP and Iron Ocean (Jessica Biel’s production company) producing; and The Recessionistas, a book adaptation being developed as a limited series, also ...

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