When people hear the last name Warling in St. James they often think of the successful retired Veterinarian who served the community for a long time, Dr. Jim Warling. Warling’s granddaughter's name may soon be known not because of her veterinarian skills but instead for her success in writing scripts.
Hannah Warling is a junior at Chapman University where she plans to graduate this spring with a major in Television Writing and Production major with an English minor. Chapman University is one of the top film schools in the country and has produced very successful screenwriters which include Duffer Brothers of "Stranger Things" fame and Justin Simen of "Dear White People", both which gained critical acclaim.
The university allowed students to submit scripts for consideration to be produced. Warling’s script “Dirt” was one of two screenplays that were chosen by the university to be produced something that she has been working on since February. “I began writing the script in February of 2017, during a class specifically designed to develop Television concepts, and I’m still making edits to ensure authenticity. The script itself was one of two selected to be produced by the university. Over the past ten months, I’ve gone through more than a dozen drafts, and that will most likely continue into the process of production itself,” said Warling.
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