An award-winning screenwriter, director and producer, Victoria has collaborated with developed scripts and treatments for and/or sold projects to 20th Century Fox, Disney, Warner Bros., Viacom, Paramount Domestic TV, NBC-Universal, ABC-TV, Discovery Networks, The BBC, PBS, Channel Four, Canal Plus, and CCTV (China), among others. From indy films to international TV co-productions and pilots, from theatre to Web series, Victoria’s work has been seen in more than 30 countries around the globe.
One of the highlights of Victoria’s screenwriting career thus far was adapting Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison’s first book for the screen. The Bluest Eye, a searing drama, takes place in the small Ohio town of Lorain, the birthplace of both Victoria and author Toni Morrison. Victoria raised development funds for the project and co-wrote the feature-length screenplay.
As director, her films have screened at the Arclight in Los Angeles, the Anthology Film Archives and Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Smithsonian, and in theatres in Boston, Seattle, Toronto, and abroad. Her TV work has been seen on ABC, A&E, Discovery, PBS, Turner, Comedy Central, and in more than 20 countries worldwide, including England’s Channel Four, France’s Canal Plus, CCTV (China) and Spanish TV. Film credits include the film noir thriller, Room 32, the award-winning The Amish: Not to Be Modern, and An Empty Bed, a New York Times “critics’ pick". Saying Kaddish", a drama for ABC, was nominated for an Emmy and featured Estelle Harris of “Seinfeld” and Tovah Feldshuh of “Law & Order“.
Often straddling the artistic world of indy film and mainstream commercial television, Victoria is blessed to have worked with some amazing talent, including avant-garde icon Lee Nagrin and the brilliant comedian Jerry Stiller.
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