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Hi, this is Marlene,
I invite you to join me in changing your world to become a much brighter place - one BrightSpot at a time

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About the Author : Linda Bergman

Born and raised in Southern California, Ms. Bergman started working  as an intern for Fouad Said’s revolutionary CINEMOBILE SYSTEMS while a film student at UCLA. She was hired away from Cinemobile by producer William Farella  at Twentieth Century Fox to train in script, casting, film production  and post production. Her first feature credit at Fox was Executive In Charge of Production for the mega hit, “Billy Jack”. After three years at Fox, Ms. Bergman joined ABC’s Movies for Television development team, and  -- some 100 movies later – was promoted to Assistant to the President of MGM Television. and Director of Program Development/ series and movies. When her first child was born, she chose to work from home and began writing. She has written over twenty four films and produced five of them.  She’s best known for her expertise in writing family drama and strong women’s stories. i.e. “The Jessica Savitch Story” (Lifetime); “The Pearl Buck Story (ABC); “The Barbara Mandrell Story” (CBS). “Matters of The Heart”(USA network). Her films have been nominated for an Emmy, an Access Award, The Alpha Award for Excellence in children’s programming, and the prestigious Writer's Guild Award. A leukemia survivor, she is a contributing writer to Writing For Wellness by Julia Davey. In 2007 she was the keynote speaker to an audience of 4000 attendees at City Of Hope’s annual ‘Survivor Day”. She is a professional photographer and writing consultant,enjoys scuba diving, yoga, gardening and painting. She is married to financial wizard, Charles Bergman, and they have two adult children, Sarah and Adam. She is currently developing “So You Think Your Life’s A Movie” for on-line consumption world-wide, SARAH FOREVER, a film about love on both sides of the curtain, and her feature film, TOOT TOOT TOOTSIE, GOODBYE, is currently in-play at Sid Ganis’ Out Of The Blue Entertainment. In her spare time, she teaches screenplay and creative-writing in Los Angeles, New York City and at  IWWG sponsored workshops on the East Coast. (Skidmore, Brown and Yale Universities.) Learn more about Linda Bergman:

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