Lucy Alibar is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright.
Check out one of Lucy's latest projects, "We Trump Hate"
#WeTrumpHate is a film inspired by the values and beliefs that connect young voters in America and a rallying cry to participate in the process this November by electing Hillary Clinton.
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Lucy Alibar is an American screenwriter & playwright
who has been nominated for an Academy Award, a BAFTA award, and the Scripter Award for the film Beasts of the Southern Wild.
“Beasts,” which was Lucy’s first film, was an adaptation written with Benh Zeitlin based on her play, Juicy and Delicious. Beasts of the Southern Wild also earned the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and the Cannes Film Festival Camera D’Or.
Lucy is also the winner of the Ray Bradbury Nebula Award, the Humanitas Prize, and the Nantucket Film Festival New Voices in Screenwriting Award.
Lucy’s writing has been published in Zoetrope, the Oxford American, and the Wall Street Journal and her plays have been seen at Sundance Theatre Lab, National Theatre Studio, Joe’s Pub, Ojai, Berkeley Rep, and Williamstown.
She’s since been privileged to work for Pixar, Escape Artists/Amazon, Julia Roberts/New Line, and Guillermo del Toro/Universal (“The Secret Garden”). “Burnpile” is the title of her latest work and it is currently being adapted into a pilot for FX/Amblin Entertainment. Her film "Troupe Zero" goes into production with Amazon next year.
Lucy is also a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, a Sundance Screenwriting Fellow, associate editor at Oxford American magazine, and advocate for girls in the arts.
To listen to Alibar talk about her work is to watch someone wholly engaged in the process of learning through doing, exploring through expressing, finding novel insights emerging out of those already gotten down on paper. It's an exhilarating experience.
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