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Personal Biography Statement
Darcy Vigneault Beery grew up in Central Maine. After earning an Associate’s Degree in Broadcast Communication from SUNY Adirondack in Glens Falls, NY, she followed with a Bachelor in Mass Communication from the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, AL in 1993. She earned her Master’s in Communication: Film Aesthetics and Production from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, graduating in 1995.
After moving to Los Angeles in 1997, Darcy worked on a variety of projects while continuing her scriptwriting. She completed seminars with industry leaders Syd Fields and Jeff Kitchens. She worked on Paramount/CBS’ primetime series “JAG”, the independent feature film “Baggage” and Disney/Miramax’ “Clerks, the Animated Series” by independent filmmaker Kevin Smith.
She continues working on various short and feature length scripts, researches her documentary on the Acadian Diaspora and occasionally produces corporate projects. Her clients have included Doghead Fish Brew Master/Author Sam Calagione, Sommelier/Author Marnie Old, and MSRide award-winning fundraiser Ken Medal.
In 2007, Darcy moved into teaching and in 2010 she started teaching film, scriptwriting and communication courses at the University of Colorado, Denver and Metropolitan State College, Denver. She has led several student teams in various festivals and competitions, most recently as finalists in the Vail Film Festival 2012 with the Hint Fiction Film Contest.
Clips and on-line industry credentials can be viewed at www.reelgood.tv/peopleinfo.php?id=230 and ww.imdb.com (search Darcy Vigneault).