Skye Emerson is an award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker, receiving her MFA at UCLA's School of Theater, Film, & Television in 2018 wherein she received the Best Drama Feature Award at the 2018 Screenwriters Showcase, as well as the UCLA TFT Sloan Foundation Grant. Skye has been nationally recognized for her writing achievements, including receiving the Grand Prize in the 2019 Fresh Voices Competition, as well as the Grand Prize in ISA’s Emerging Screenwriters Competition in 2018. Skye's continued professional development includes acceptance and participation in the 2019 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive Program. She was also awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Commissioning Grant through the Sundance Institute Fellowship Program at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
Most recently, Skye was named a Top 25 Screenwriter to Watch in 2020 by the International Screenwriters Association. Skye is currently working on a feature film adaptation of the novel, "When The Men Were Gone" for her LA-based literary management firm, Writ Large.
Skye is passionate about all things art and storytelling, emphasizing in her work strong female protagonists, as well as members of the world's minority. She's an advocate for the oppressed, a voice for the voiceless, and believes that film has the power to change minds and lives.