Mary Westcott is a screenwriter and actress. Her work has been recognized by the prestigious Austin Film + Screenwriting Festival and The Writers Network Screenplay Competition to name a few. She has worked alongside filmmakers, producers, and authors alike, conceptualizing, editing and proofing, and rewrite assignments for a variety of projects.
She has served as a Creative Advisor for the Jewish non-profit organization, Kadima, that aids and supports people suffering from mental illness.
Westcott has an extensive theatre background, performing in the lead female roles for such acclaimed productions as A Midsummer Night's Dream, Anne of the Thousand Days, Wuthering Heights, Savage in Limbo, Dancing at Lughnasa, Amadeus, and Sweeney Todd.
Vail Screenplay Contest, volunteer script reader, 2016
La Femme Film Festival, finalist, "Thirst", 2016
Contributing Editor, "The KAD Diaries" - photo art series featuring Korean adoptees from around the country, 2015 - current
Co-authored one night curated exhibition, "Vlogzilla: Art of the vlog" - Detroit Institute of Arts, 2014
Producer, award winning testimonial film, "American Seoul" by Zeke Anders, 2014
Founding partner, Non-Member Films, Venice, CA., 2014 - current
University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), Writer's Program, 2014, 2015
World Series of Screenwriting, finalist, "The Mentalist", 2013
WriteMovies Writing Contest, finalist, "The Mentalist", 2013
Hollywood Screenplay Contest, finalist, "The Mentalist", 2013
Creative World Awards, quarter-finalist, "The Mentalist", 2013
Producer, award winning experimental narrative film, "Eloise", 1997 • 2014
Contributing Editor, "The Black Prince" memoir of world renowned body builder, Robby Robinson, 2007
Actor, Performance Network, Ann Arbor, MI. 2002 - 2004
Director in Residence, The Henry Ford Theatre - directed acclaimed original all-woman show, "From Inside", Detroit, 2000 - 2001
Eastern Michigan University, Theatre Arts • Creative Writing, BFA, 2000