MARIN LEPORE is a screenwriter and activist who aspires to work on TV shows for kids and teens. She's grown up in Colorado, and lived in Beijing from 4th-10th grade. After studying at the Colorado Film School, she is now completing a Film/TV BFA at the University of Colorado, Denver.
As a gay woman of color, Marin is passionate about LGBT, POC, and minority representation in film. She's co-founder of Sad Girl Productions, a film production company that creates diverse, inclusive, female-centric stories; her award-winning, multi-season, comedy webseries "I Put the Bi in Bitter" being one of them.
Marin has spoken on filmmaking panels across the country, including Denver Comic-Con 2019, ClexaCon 2019 and 2020, and she was recently interviewed by VoyageDenver Magazine. She was a board member for "Women in Film and Media Colorado" from 2019-2020, and is currently part of the "Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Task Force" for UCD's College of Arts and Media department.
Besides film, Marin enjoys juggling, skating, playing violin, loving turtles, and eating Chipotle. Her favorite quote in the entire world is: "Before time flew it was an egg; going nowhere."