Lisa Halpern
Writer / Director / Producer

With a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts, Lisa has translated her storytelling skills into a career as a professional writer/director/producer. She recently acquired the rights and has adapted the national best-selling novel Broken For You into a screenplay which is currently under consideration with several high level production companies in LA and New York. Lisa optioned Bittersweet, an original screenplay, and has received strong interest in another original screenplay 8 Items or Less from Drew Barrymore's Production Company Flower Films, (Donnie Darko, Charlie's Angels), and GoldCrest Films (Chariots of Fire, The Killing Fields). Lisa directed has directed and produced for the Seattle Channel and has produced short and feature films including 8 Minutes to Love- starring Sandra Oh (Sideways, Grey's Anatomy) purchased by HBO Latin, White Face- Audience Award winner at Slamdance, purchased by HBO, and Inlaws & Outlaw, Best of Fest winner at the Palm Springs Film Festival, Grand Jury Prize at deadCENTER Film Festival and more. Lisa also creates persuasive marketing communications including educational and corporate videos, TV commercials, radio spots, online demos, web content and more. Summer 2010 she will be teaching a writing course at Cornish College of the Arts, open to all. For more info about the class go to: http://tinyurl.com/yg7mzyd . For more info about Lisa go to: www.thirdeyeproductions.org