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PRODUCING

Screenplays
“Legs” In Pre-production as an Indie Comedy
“The Moon is Broken” Co-Producer for HBO

Television
“On Location” KHON, Hawaii, Group W, Los Angeles
“Financial Inquiry” Group W Broadcasting, Los Angeles
“Power for Kids” ABC Affiliate, Honolulu, Hearst and KITV
“The Wave” PBS Hawaii in Partnership
“Campus Close-Up” PBS and KVCR TV
“Morning Business Report” Financial News Network and CNBC
“On Cue” PBS co-coordinating all aspects of production

Commercials
“Safeway” Advertising Agency Lund Heitman Smith

A native of Los Angeles, Patricia Rust started her career as a child model. She was one of four Ivory Soap Girls and has also been Miss Minolta Camera and one the Budweiser Girls. If she wasn’t on one side of the camera she was on the other! After serving as editor of the Daily Bruin while at UCLA, Ms. Rust created, wrote, produced and hosted several syndicated magazine shows and a morning show including "On Cue," "On Location," "The Entertainment Report," "Campus Close-up," for syndication and companies such as Group W Television and PBS. Read more...


WRITING EXPERIENCE

SCREENPLAYS
“Majestic Pony” Work in progress for Scorpio Studios
"Four Your Love" Original Romantic Comedy, optioned by Warner Bros., rights have reverted to Rust, Brooke Shields involved
"The Moon is Broken" Screenplay Adaptation of Biography by Phil Barry, Jr., commissioned by independent producer and intended for production as an HBO film
"Legs" Original Romantic Comedy
"Barracuda" Original Comedy
"Secret Island of Tortuga" Original award Winning - Read more...
“I Really Can Cook” Original Comedy
“Love Bites” Original Comedy

TELEVISION
"TV or Not TV” NBC Comedy Special, Kevin Bright Producer
“Hotshot" Creator, Half-hour Comedy Pilot
"Power for Kids" Creator, Children's Live-Action Pilot, KITV/ABC
“Golden Laurel Awards” Writer, Producers Guild of America Awards Show
“Golden Laurel Awards” Co-Writer, Producers Guild of America Awards Show
“Pensacola” Episodic Writer, CBS Syndicated Drama Series
“Rusty” Creator, Bible for Fox Kids Television Series, part of development deal with Disney
“Doowee Dolphin” Creator, Original Bible as advised by the Disney Channel
“On Cue” Sole Writer/Producer, Magazine Series for local PBS affiliate In Los Angeles
“13 East” Head Staff Writer, NBC Situation Comedy
“Garry Shandling Show” Sole Writer, “Garry Had a Little Lamb” episode
“Shooter” Co-Creator, Original Bible for Animated Shorts intended for Pee Wee’s Playhouse, written with Waylon Jennings CBS
“On Location” Writer, Syndicated Magazine Show, Group W NBC
“On Location” Writer/Producer, Magazine Show, KHNL Hawaii Internet
PowerforKids.com Creator, Literacy website for children, 1999-present, incorporates published children’s stories by Rust and interactive games
JackietheAngel.com Creator, Weekly stories for children, 1998-presentt


BOOKS/MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS
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Polo.com Writer, travel articles
Royal Readers Kids’ Page Creator/Writer, Monthly newspaper syndicated activity page, 2001-present
Los Angeles Times Contributing Writer, Kids’ Reading Room, 1999-present
The King of Skittledeedoo Author, Illustrated Children’s Book - Visit Power for Kids Online
Producers’ Guild Magazine Contributing Editor, Producer and Travel Profiles
Solimar Writer
Spa Magazine Writer, Spa Reviews
Beverly Hills, The Magazine Writer
Brentwood Bla Bla Comedy Columnist
Brentwood News Comedy Columnist, “Brentwood Breeze”
Angel Times Magazine Writer, “Jackie the Angel” short stories


TEACHING   (All revolves around my favorite forms of writing)
Creative Writing, Poetry Writing, Screenwriting – Specialized Workshops
(Kindly request brochure) Motivational Speaking – Scripting Your Life
Corporate Clients such as Nestle International – Thinking Outside the Box
Barnes and Noble – Screenwriting 101
University of Riverside in conjunction with KVCR Television – Television Production
Retreats – Bringing Out Your Inner Child


EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude
American Film Institute Comedy Writing Program
U.C.L.A. FTT


AWARDS

Finalist: International Family Film Festival Screenplay Winner, 2008 “The Secret Island of Tortuga”
Winner: Official Selection, Kids First! Film and Video Festival, 2008 “The Secret Island of Tortuga”
Winner: Parents’ Guide Award for Children’s Literature, The King of Skittledeedoo
Winner: Best Animation Screenplay, Santa Clarita Family Film Festival
Winner: Best Network Comedy Writer, NBC, in-house competition, selected by Story Department
Winner: American Film Institute Sketch Comedy Writing Competition
Nominee: UCLA Bruin Alumnus of the Year
Winner: The Irwin Award for Humanitarian Deeds


ORGANIZATIONS

Chairman and Founder, Power for Kids, 1999-present
Daily Bruin Alumni Association, President, 1998-present
Producers Guild of America (Former Member, Board of Directors) PGA
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences ATAS
Writers Guild of America WGA
SAG/AFTRA
ASIFA (Animation Guild)
Caucus of Producers, Writer, and Directors
Beverly Hills Women's Club


REFERENCES

Vin di Bona, Vin Di Bona Productions (310) 442-5600
Steve Binder - sbinder@laughingdogent.com
Archie Purvis - archiepurvis@earthlink.net
Dorothea Petrie (310) 394-2608


LITERARY AGENT

Jim Kellem, JKA Talent and Literary Agency 818-980-2093



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