FINNIALLA

Finnialla is a multifaceted weirdo specializing in trash stories found in stores with blacked-out curtains and left in Denny’s parking lots at 2 a.m. They create queer television, garbage poetry, and pulp novels that center around outcasts with stories others consider low brow.

WRITING

TELEVISION ORIGINALS

CAMP KUMBAYA
THE SHED
THE ORACLE OF DELPHI, INDIANA
KINGS REST INN

SPECS

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS - The "LOVE" VAMPIRE
OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH - SELF CARE DAY
THE YOUNG ONES - THE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL THAT WAS DEFINITELY BANNED FROM THE BBC
THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES -- UNTITLED SPEC

POETRY

MUSING PUBLICATIONS - The Nuances of New Age Feminism (Fall 2022)MESSY MISFITS ZINE - Issue 3: Identity (Fall 2022)THE CREATIVE ZINE - Fall 2022 issueRAT WORLD MAGAZINE - NSFW Valentines zine 2023SPILLOVER MAGAZINE - Issue 3: Anachronism (Spring 2023)SCAB MAGAZINE - Fall 2023 issueOUTLANDER ZINE - Staff Poet

ARTICLES

AN OCTOBER 2022 NEWS RECAPTHE DEATH OF IRAN'S THEOCRACY, TEENAGERSWHY YOUNG PEOPLE NEED TO VOTE IN THE MIDTERMSQUEER REWRITING: THE HESITANCY TO PUT LGBTQ+ AND DRAG CHARACTERS ON SCREENANTI TRANS BILL IN THE U.S.HOT STRIKE SUMMERTHE PRICE OF BANNING BOOKSINDIGENOUS VOICES IN HOLLYWOODFAITH HEALERS AND SELF-HELP BRANDS: A HISTORY OF AMERICAN CULTSTHE SOFT GLOW OF INTERNET CULTS

ACCOLADES

QUARTERFINALIST (CAMP KUMBAYA)Screenmatic Screenplay AwardsFinal Draft’s Big BreakScreenCraft Screenwriting FellowshipVail Film Festival Screenplay Competition

ABOUT

Finnialla is a screenwriter and artist whose work can only be described as the queerest trash money can buy.Growing up, they were allowed to follow every curiosity, excelling in many different mediums in the arts. Most of their life was filled with music, dance, singing, and theatre lessons. In high school, they continued to follow their childhood passions, stretching into technical theatre, marching band, and playwriting.They went and graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor's in Fine Art in Screenwriting with a minor in Film and Television. Their academic achievements include earning the titles of Magna Cum Laude and Deans List all four years. Extracurricular achievements include acting as president of the school's slam poetry club for two years and being cast as a writer/punchup artist on a multi-major original sitcom filmed in the Fall of 2022.Unapologetically queer and raunchy, they strive for diverse stories based on their own unique life and the lives that shaped them into who they are today.When they aren't writing screenplays, you can read their articles in the Incognito Press as a current events and Film Writer, catch their monthly poems in Outlander Zine, or just scream into the woods. They also create traditional and digital art, work in social media management, and hope to showrun and direct shows when they grow up.Usual haunts include oddities shops, cemeteries, and the occasional dumpster.They are non-binary and use they/them pronouns.

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