Lorenzo "Lo" Boone


  • Pittsburgh Filmmakers Intensive  (2016-2017)

  • Masters of Fine Arts in Writing for the Screen and Stage, Point Park University, May 2016, Conservatory for the Performing Arts

    Thesis: Queen Bess: The Barnstormer:  Full-length feature film, Biopic, Drama

    Thesis Directors:  Matt Pelfrey and Isaac Ho

  • Masters of Arts, Creative Writing, Wilkes University, June 2013

    Thesis:  Lucifer’s Trap: Full-length feature film, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama

    Thesis Director/Mentor:  Ross Klavan

  • Associate of Arts, Associates of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Community College of Allegheny County, June 2011

  • Bachelor of Arts, Business and Drama, University of Pittsburgh, December 1977

Teaching Experience

I worked as an Adjunct faculty member teaching freshman English Writing at Community College of Allegheny County. I have over thirty years experience working in a professional setting which has often required instances of my designing technology based materials for and teaching small and large groups of adult learners. Having just dedicated the last few years to graduate study in dramatic writing, I am confident in my ability to utilize my communication and organizational skills in any endeavor.

Course Specializations

English Composition, Creative Writing, Playwriting, and Screen Writing

Partial List of Works

Woogie – Short film

Shanika’s Justice – Short film script

Queen Bess:  The Barnstormer –  Full-length screenplay

The Awakening – Full-length stage play

Mourning Father – Short film script

The Spirit of Jim Crow – Film script

A Father’s Fork in the Road – Short stage play

Lucifer’s Trap – Full-length screenplay

Showdown at Mt. Carmel – TV, One-hour drama

“Little Ghetto Boy” – Short story

“Homeless for a Minute” – Short story

Employment History

Throughout my more than three decades of experience both as a company employee and entrepreneur, I worked successfully in the field of financial services. I began my career as a life insurance salesman and completed it as a financial and estate planning consultant as well. I represented some of the largest and most sophisticated firms in the industry, such as the following:

Met Life

Prudential Insurance Company of America

New York Life

Phoenix Life

This background demonstrates my maturity, adaptability and professionalism. Throughout my travels across America, while facilitating and implementing training sessions and workshops, I had ample opportunity to work and interact with people from a diverse range of backgrounds.

I also served as an Adjunct Faculty member at Community College of Allegheny County in the English Department, Academic Advisor, and a Reading and Writing Facilitator.

Awards and Special Recognition

  • Woogie:  Short Film selected for production

  • Finalist Producing 3 Screenwriting Competition Point Park University (Mourning Father)

  • Runner-up Speaker of 2016 Hooding Ceremony Point Park University

  • Keynote Speaker of 2011 CCAC Allegheny Campus Dean’s List Reception

  • PF/PCA Fellow 2017

Related Volunteer and Professional Experience

  • Current PCTV Producer, Talk Show Series:  Making a Difference in the Community:  Unsung Heroes and Heroines

  • Former Board Member Pittsburgh Branch NAACP

  • Former Board Member, Pittsburgh Life Underwriters

  • Former Board Member, Allegheny Trails, Boy Scouts of America

  • Former Member:  Million Dollar Round Table