BEACHWORLD now streaming free on DUST!

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Jackie Perez is a nuclear engineer turned screenwriter with a forte writing for writing genre and STEM-centric stories. After earning an engineering degree from MIT and running nuclear reactors as a Naval Officer, she left military life for Hollywood. This year, she has consulted on SEAL TEAM (CBS) and written for QCODE's Bad Vibes. Her short film BEACHWORLD based on a story by Stephen King is currently out on DUST.

Jackie started in Hollywood from the bottom up as an executive assistant at CAA and Justin Lin’s Perfect Storm Entertainment. Her second feature U-666, won Best Screenplay at Screamfest during the same year when she graduated with her MFA in TV and Screenwriting from Stephens College.


When she’s not at her day job as a production coordinator at creative agency Glass and Marker or writing screenplays, Jackie is working on her first book, a new biography on astronaut Sally Ride for ABC-Clio publishing. After living in the Middle East and having traveled to thirty two countries and counting, Jackie is always on the lookout for a new adventure.