Staff Writer on the upcoming Bad Robot/HBO Drama “Demimonde”, Writer-Director Kristina Thomas first showed her potential in the documentary side of filmmaking by winning awards that led her to win $50,000 to direct a pilot TV show in New Orleans, Louisiana for MTV/Endemol. After paying her dues as script coordinator for such shows as Greenleaf, Lovecraft Country and The Haunting of Bly Manor (S2), her feature “Worth It” received some well-deserved recognition as a semi-finalist for the Women in Film/The Black list feature competition and BET’s Project Cre8 Feature competition.
Also, winner of the Writers Assistant Network Pilot Workshop, Finalist for Hollyshorts Fest and former staff writer on the webseries The Rise of Theo and the Romeos for Issa Rae’s production company, Thomas’s comedy short film “House of Balls” based on her time playing women’s dodgeball is continuing to make its rounds in the festival circuit. Recently her actress Mariah Robinson won Best Actor at the AFF Alt Film Festival and the 1/2 pilot script for “House of Balls” was Semi-Finalist for the BET’s Project Cre8: TV and Hollyshorts Fest. Currently she’s in the Women in Film Mentoring Program for Directors and preparing to direct her first feature.