Shivawn Adrienne, Screenwriter / Filmmaker / Creative

NORFOLK, Va.— Shivawn Adrienne is a screenwriter, filmmaker and a creative. Philanthropy, social conscience and creativity are key themes in Shivawn’s life and career. The Virginia native and graduate of Norfolk State and Wilkes University (MFA in screenwriting) wants to be remembered as a woman who left her mark.

She’s the author of the book titled Rewrite Your Story, founder of The Creative Outsiders and currently is in post-production with her short documentary, Lifting Crowns. Most recently Shivawn has worked as an assistant director and script supervisor on several award-winning projects for the production company Kweli Legacy.

Listen to our first episode to learn Shivawn’s tips for aspiring filmmakers!

  • What kind of research is required

  • What takes place in preparation for filming

  • How to respond when the perfect opportunity disintegrates

  • Why YouTube matters

  • Where female filmmakers can find help and encouragement in the industry

Episode 1: Shivawn Adrienne

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