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Josephine Green Zhang is a native Angeleno.  She is a graduate of UCLA's undergraduate film production program and UCLA's prestigious graduate screenwriting program.  She has lived in Shanghai, China and Santiago, Chile and speaks more Spanish than Mandarin.  In addition to filmmaking, Josephine performs stand up comedy and storytelling shows.  She currently writes for a house sketch team, Red Flag, at the Westside Theater.  She resides in Culver City, California and would love to pet your dog.




Network of One, Digital Media Content Acquisitions

January - Present

Acquiring clients and digital media content for licensing

Assisting heads of acquisition; managing social media outreach via Twitter and Instagram

Indian Paintbrush, Reader & Intern

September 2013 - December 2013

Reading and writing coverage; tracking media coverage; creating reports on clients; reading the trades. Front desk reception; greeting A-list clientele; answering calls; filing important legal documents



Pearson Longman Schools, English Teacher

August 2012 – June 2013

Creating lesson plans and educating Chinese students seeking to learn English from K-12



UCLA, Teacher's Assistant & Reader

April 2011 - June 2013

Analyzing and editing submitted material for strengths and weaknesses to help improve writing



UCLA, Screenwriting Contest Producer

August 2010 – June 2011 

Managing submitted screenplays and database of professional literary agents and managers



Mocking Bird Pictures, Art Department & Post Production Intern

Deember 2008  - June 2009

Coordinating pick-ups, setting up accounts, scheduling deliveries with vendors, and organizing office



Film Independent, Project Involve Fellow & Associate Producer

September 2008 – August 2009



Project Involve Fellow & Associate Producer

September 2008 – August 2009



Bona Fide Pictures, Development Intern

Summer 2006 - Fall 2006  



Anonymous Content, Casting Intern

Summer 2006



UCLA Asia Media, Beat Reporter

July 2005 – May 2006 

Researching news articles related to media issues in South Asia; composing articles for the site



Film Independent, Development & Marketing Intern

Summer 2005


CELCEE, Entrepreneurship Clearinghouse

Abstract Writer

June 2005 - December 2005

Researching trends in entrepreneurship and writing abstracts for clearinghouse research






Strong Verbal & Written Communication

Ad Copy



TV Writing

Writing Coverage

Story Development

Story Analysis

On Set Production 

Art Department Experience

Post-Production Experience

Business to Business Sales

Type over 50 WPM



Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office



Adobe Photoshop

Final Cut Pro


Mac & PC Proficient


University of California, Los Angeles

2010 - 2013

M.F.A., Screenwriting

G.P.A. 3.9


University of California, Los Angeles

2003 - 2008

Bachelors of Arts, Film Production & English, Minor in Spanish

G.P.A. 3.83

National Merit Scholar

Honor Roll


Study abroad experience in Shanghai, China and Santiago, Chile

Arcadia High School, G.P.A.  4.2



   Josephine Green Zhang

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