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AAO Entertainment


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​Rachel McClard is a gay storyteller from a strict Christian background in the south. She writes diverse TV dramas about conflicted women who challenge the status quo and themes dealing with survival, independence, and identity. She was named a Top 25 Writer to watch in 2022 by the ISA, is a 2022 Top 10 Finalist for the Film Fatales Stowe Fellowship, a Top 10 Finalist for the 2022 Roadmap Top Tier Competition, and a Stowe Story Narrative Lab 2021 Fellow. She recently completed work on an OWA to develop IP for a multi-season series and signed a shopping agreement for her original series, RULE.

  • Top 25 Screenwriter to Watch 2022

  • Roadmap Top Tier Competition - Top 10 Finalist (2022)

  • Stowe Story Labs - Top 10 Finalist Film Fatales Fellowship / 2022 Winter Writers Retreat Partial Scholarship Winner

  • Invited to be part of Roadmap Writers on the Map Program (2022)

  • Table Read My Screenplay Genre / Top 10 Historical (2022)

  • Cinestory Retreat QF (2022)

  • WeScreenplay Diverse Voices QF (2021)

  • Roadmap Jump Start Top 25 (2021)

  • WeScreenplay Pilot Competition QF (2021)

  • Table Read My Screenplay Austin - Top 10 / Drama (2021)

  • Runner-Up Roadmap LGBTQ+ Fellowship (2021)

  • Stowe Narrative Lab ISA Fellow  (June 2021)

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