Steven Vivell is a writer and actor based in Los Angeles. As a child, he was introverted and repressed, until acting developed him as a whole person and drove him to pursue his passions. While working as an actor, his artist company encouraged him to try writing, and he discovered a deep desire to tell his own stories. This community encouraged his unique, intense voice, and he learned the value of collaboration. The most important thing on his journey was belonging to a diverse and talented community of artists. By challenging and supporting each other, they grow together.
He writes high concept comedies with grounded characters. He also writes fantasy, sci-fi, and superhero adventures with a strong sense of humor.
His comedy pilot script won the Traneka Davis TV Comedy Fellowship. His comedy feature script was a finalist for the UCLA Sloan Film Fellowship. His short film Belief, which he wrote and acted in, screened at the Sarasota Film Festival. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts and English from Loyola Marymount University. He received his M.F.A. in Screenwriting from UCLA. He has taken private classes from numerous industry professionals.
Loglines: HIGH ON STREEP: A notorious movie star loses everything for using performance enhancing drugs, made from dead actors. He must relearn acting to give an Oscar-winning performance, but the visionary director forces him to face his embarrassing past by filming in his hometown.