Talent Guide

Carmen Brie

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Lab 2021


Carmen Brie is a South Carolina-born Army Brat. She started her (rather more sensible) career as a bioengineerwhile scribbling erotic short stories by night. While working for the Army, she earned a second B.S. in Electronic Media and Film from Towson University before pursuing her MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Texas at Austin. Carmen has interned for Amy Talkington (“Little Fires Everywhere”) and developed a feature biopic for an independent producer. In addition to her published stories, Carmen is a Foshko Memorial Screenwriting Award winner and Humanitas Drama Fellowship Finalist. She currently teaches screenwriting workshops at UT. 

Current Project

Renaissance Girls


At the dawn of the Harlem Renaissance, the new President of a Negro women’s college struggles to stay afloat amidst the challenging social and racial climate of a post-WWI America.