Jacqueline Samuda is currently working on the rewrite of her screenplay, BREAD, with the development support of broadcaster Movie Central. Bread is also slated to be Jacqueline’s feature directing debut. She is also currently developing a book proposal on story editing and script analysis for a U.S. publisher.
Jacqueline has written three feature film scripts, two of which were semi-finalists in Chesterfield and Austin Film Festival feature screenplay competitions in 2002 and another currently under option. She has written seven short film scripts, six of which have been made, three of which have won writing/short film competitions. In the television arena, a spec teleplay (“Dark Angel”) has been a semi-finalist in the Austin Film festival competition 2002, and Jacqueline is co-story writer (with James Tichenor) of an episode of the longest-running sci-fi series, Stargate SG-1. Her episode, entitled “Metamorphosis” aired internationally in 2003. She was a 2001 BC Film Writer Fellow, receiving funding to write her feature screenplay, London Calling.
Jacqueline teaches screenwriting and story editing at Vancouver Film School , and also has served as a story editor and script consultant in Toronto , Vancouver and Los Angeles for such production companies and funding bodies as Alliance , Telefilm Canada , Movie Central, BC Film, Praxis, the former OFDC, Harold Greenburg Fund, Harmony Gold. She was the story editor for the feature film, Delicate Art of Parking (featured at Vancouver International Film Festival 2003) and contributed to Rampage Entertainment’s The Foursome (slated for production in 2004 with Anne Wheeler directing).