Litza is interested in how and why we tell stories, and how these stories influence the world around us. She believes that a good story shows us the world as it is, as well as how it could be. She has always been curious about people and what makes them tick. And she loves building interesting worlds and asking challenging questions.
Litza was recently awarded an I.S.A. fellowship for her Screenplay ‘City of Clouds’ to attend the 2020 Stowe Story Lab. This screenplay was also a quarter-finalist in the ScreenCraft Animation competition, and her screenplays ‘Blood & Water’ and ‘Safety in Numbers’ have been shortlisted in multiple competitions including Blue Cat, ScreenCraft, Nashville, Capital Films Hot 100 and ISA Table-Read London.
Writing samples available upon request.
Blood & Water
Status: Pilot Script
Genre: Detective / Gothic Horror
TAG: Baca County didn’t have much water to begin with. And its new residents are awfully thirsty.
LOGLINE: It’s 1978. And in a town ravaged by droughts and dust storms, a dog dies from extreme dehydration. But when a strange cake is found near the carcass, the local sheriff must solve the mystery before the town, and all of its male residents disintegrate into dust
Safety In Numbers
Feature Film (115 min)
Status: screenplay complete, producer attached (seeking partners)
Genre: Female Buddy Comedy / Sci-Fi Musical
Semi-Finalist in Screenwriting International's 'Table Read My Screenplay' 2016
Listed In Capitol Film's 'Top 100' 2017
The City of Clouds
Feature Film (105 min)
Status: Producer Attached, shopping
Genre: Family / Action Adventure
LOGLINE: When ten year old May discovers that she can fly, she sets off in search of her missing cargo pilot father, whose plane recently disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
WON: ISA Fellowship, Stowe Story Labs 2020
Quarter-Finalist: Screen Craft Animation 2020
Short Film (15 min)
Status: Screenplay Complete
Genre: Fantasy Western
Logline: In a world where water is as expensive as oil, a lonely alien seeks refuge.
Genre: Detective / Sci-Fi
TAG: It’s 2056 and everything has a price, including love.
LOGLINE: When a beleaguered detective discovers the body of a senator in her sister’s bedroom with a controversial substance in his blood, she hides the body and covers up the crime.