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 minority, LGBT, and POC 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 various 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.
With experience directing short films, webseries, and music videos, Marin is currently cooking up a children's animated TV pilot, as well as planning a feature-length documentary.
Besides film, Marin enjoys 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."