Jamie Handley is a passionate screenwriter specializing in drama, crime, environmental, family, friendship and romance genres with a focus on creating strong female leads. Her writing is aimed at exploring subjects that are in the forefront of conversations and long overdue. With a certificate of profession, Playwriting and Screenwriting from SCREENWRITINGU MASTER CLASS SERIES and training in Playwriting and Screenwriting at UCLA Extension, Jamie has honed her skills and expertise in her field.
Her writing intends to create a beacon with a light that shines hope for mature actors, writers, directors, and every citizen on their coattails. Jamie is a forerunner on subjects that are desperately needed in today's and tomorrow's marketplace. The subjects she explores open the door to a vast audience, including a new and realistic view of romance, love and life, dysfunctional families, multiple marriages, ageism, caregiving, anticipatory grief, friendships spanning decades, and death. Her writing is written solely from the perspective of a strong female lead.
With the impending impact of the "Silver Tsunami," Jamie's ideas on ageism are imperative, and she helps change the conversation around the so-called "Boomers" and their portrayal in the media. Her writing is intentionally written solely from the perspective of a strong female lead.
Jamie's most challenging screenplay, which is based on a true story, is centered squarely on the worldwide impact and use of asbestos as a pandemic. This conceptual eco-crime story aims to shed light on the environmental impact of asbestos and the current political changes within governments and organizations such as the EPA, CDC, and WHO.
Before pursuing her screenwriting career, Jamie had experience working as a Production Assistant, Locations, Set design at various production companies in Las Vegas, NV.