Experience & Awards

Stephanie Yuhas

Los Angeles, California

Freelance comedy writer/producer and creative consultant.

20 years experience with animation and live-action productions and narrative writing (humor, science fiction, slice-of-slice memoir/essays.)

For writing samples, please contact Molly Hurwitz
mhurwitz @ zerogravitymanagement.com
or Joe Riley, jriley @ zerogravitymanagement.com (remove spaces.)


  • Netflix Women in Animation Mentee
  • UCB East Diversity & Writing Program
  • University of the Arts, BFA, Animation, with honors (Scholarship)
  • Shaw Certified Creative Coach (With Distinction)
  • Interface Arts Animation Internship (Bob Lyons)

Community Service

  • 2006-Current: Project Twenty1: Co-Founder; Board of Directors (Marketing Chair)
  • 2020-Current: The Little Free Clothing Rack: Co-Founder
  • 2020-Current: Meal Train Friends: Volunteer
  • 2020-Current: New Earth Harmony: Volunteer
  • 2019-2020: Buy Nothing Sherman Oaks (Admin)
  • 2019: Thriller! Chiller! Film Festival (Judge)
  • 2016-2017: Philly Sketchfest (Judge)
  • 2013-2014: WHYY Youth Media Awards (Judge)
  • 2010-2013: Norristown Arts Hill: Co-founder; Advisory Board (Marketing Chair)

Professional Memberships

  • 2017-Current: Women in Animation (WIA)
  • 2002-2017: ASIFA East (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation)
  • 2004-2015: PIFVA (Philadelphia Film & Video Association)
  • 2015: PNWA (Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association)
  • 2010-2014: PAFIA (Pennsylvania Film Industry Association)
  • 2000-2008: Philadelphia Cartoonist’s Society

Credits & Awards

TBA Original Dramedy Series (2019-current)

Creator/Writer; A&E Studios/Atlas Entertainment. Serialized Live-Action Original Cable Comedy-Infused Drama Series.

TBA Slice-of-Life Animated Series (2019-current)

Creator/Writer; Guru Studio/HBO Max. Lightly serialized Primetime Original Animated Series.

TBA Tech-Noir Comedy Series (2019-current)

Writer/Development; SFO Productions. Original series based on a point-and-click adventure game.

“One Way Ticket” (2021)

Writer; Story Terrace. Heritage biography.

“Princess Wish” (2020)

Writer. 4-Quadrant animated/live-action fantasy comedy feature.
Winner: Rocaberti Writer’s Fellowship (2020, Full Scholarship)

TBA Victorian Tween Animated Series (2020)

Creative Consultant; Something’s Awry Productions. Lightly serialized horror/comedy animated series.

“Old Country to Wild West” (2020)

Biographer; Story Terrace

“Dig In” (2020)

Creative Consultant; Something’s Awry Productions

“Mars Rover” (2015-2020)

Creator/Writer (Big Jump Productions); Lightly-Serialized Animated Adventure/Comedy Series.

  • Winner: RFP Nickelodeon International (2019)
  • Official Selection: Ottawa International Animation Festival Television Animation Conference Iron Developer (2015)

Undisclosed Victorian Adult Animated Series (2019)

E.P./Creator/Writer; Levity Live; Victorian-era Adult Animated Series.

Undisclosed Fantasy AR Project (2019)

Staff Writer; Immersive Artistry. Fantasy family augmented reality experience.

Still (2019)

Associate Producer; Mixed Nuts Productions. Short film, exhibited at over 25 film festivals worldwide.

Sexy Danger (2018)

Executive Producer; Live-action mini-series.

Undisclosed Slice-of-Life Animated Series (2015-2018)

Guru Studio/Amazon Studios. Animated comedy (boys & girls, 6-13.)

Winner: Best development property. Cartoon Connection Quebec (2016)

“The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards”

Consultant, Red Carpet Production Team; Mac Hollywood/Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

“Victorian Cutout Theatre”  (2012-2018)

Writer/Producer/Voice Actress; Rob Walker Films/Cinevore. Animated Victorian-era comedy web series.

“Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return” (2013-2017)

Development & Production Consultant. Live-action/puppet series. Netflix/Alternaversal/Shout! Factory

“Imagination Institute Genius Series” (2015-2017)

Video Producer; The Imagination Institute. Lecture series.

“Vessel” (2016)

Writer/Director; Cinevore Studios. Science fiction/horror short film.

  • Winner: Leeway Art & Change Grant (2017)
  • Winner: Delaware Valley Film Foundation Grant (2016)
  • Winner: Hollywood Moving Pictures Film Festival, Best Sci-Fi Short (2017)
  • Winner: Huntington Valley International Film Festival), Best Supporting Actress (2016)
  • Winner: Art All Night – Trenton: 5th Annual Film Festival, Best of (2016)
  • Official Selection: PopUp Anthology at Artworks Trenton (2017)
  • Official Selection: Philadelphia Film Festival Local Film Showcase (2016)
  • Official Selection: Red Ditch Halloween Film Festival (2016)
  • Official Selection: Västerås Filmfestival (2016)
  • Official Selection: Kinosmena Short Film Festival (2016)
  • Official Selection: KATRA Film Series (2016)

“Super Puck Jam” (2016)

Marketing Consultant; JK Web. Video Game.

“Raggle Taggle” (2016)

Crowdsourcing Consultant, Bricktown. Card Game.

“C is for Crazy” (2014-2016)

Creator/Writer/Graphic designer, Cinevore Studios. Blog.

“Mary Jo Pehl: Awesome Music for Awful Movies” (2015)

Graphic designer, Crowdsourcing Support;  Mary Jo Pehl. Album.

“American Goulash” (multimedia, 2008-2015)

Author: American Goulash (2014); Writer, AmericanGoulash.org; 

  • Winner: Best Book, Memoir (Traditionally Published), PNWA Nancy Pearl Award (2015)
  • Finalist: The Happening List, Best Author (2015)
  • Featured Storyteller: Philly Nerd Night (2014-2015)
  • Featured Storyteller: First Person Arts (2014)
  • Nominee: Blogger’s Choice Awards (2012)
  • Featured Storyteller: Leeway Arts Cabaret (2010)
  • Winner: Leeway Art & Change Grant (2009)
  • Featured Storyteller:  First Person Arts Salon (2009)
  • Featured Storyteller: WXPN (2009)
  • Featured Storyteller: Philly2Philly (Magazine Feature, 2009)

“Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign” (2015)

Production Manager & Creative Consultant; Dawns Place. PSA.

“Moot” (2014)

Creator/Writer/Producer/Actress; WHYY. Comedy shorts, a part of the Emmy Award-winning Articulate: With Jim Cotter.

“Society: Why It’s Wrong” (2014)

Creator/Writer/Producer/Actress; Live-action web vlog satire.

Featured: UpWorthy: 2 Nerd Guys Shut Down The ‘Fake Geek Girl’ Myth With The Kind Of Logic Spock Would Be Proud Of (2014)

“Mystery Science Theater 3000 Turkey Day Special” (2013-2014)

Producer/Production Manager/Prop Builder; Shout! Factory. Live-action/puppet streaming special.

Winner: Best Live Show – Solo Event, Cynopsis Digital Model D Awards (2013)

“Mop & Lucky Files, Season 2” (2014)

Crowdsourcing Consultant; Chloe & Jennifer. Live-action comedy web series.

“Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie” (2013-2014)

Script/Production consultant/Casting Associate/Behind-the-Scenes Videographer/Photographer/Puppeteer/Extra. Live-action feature film.

Nominated: Philadelphia Geek Award, Best Feature (2016)

“Mark of the Old Ones” (2014)

Voice; Hit the Sticks. Video game.

“Chris Reads Craigslist” (2014)

Development Consultant; Idrynonis Studios. Web series,

“Nerd vs. Geek” (2012-2014)

Creator/Writer/Producer/Graphic Designer/Crowdsourcing Lead/Actress; Web series, DVD.

  • Nominee: Macabre Faire Film Festival: Best Web Series (2014)
  • Nominee: Philadelphia Geek Awards: Best Web Series (2013)

Educating Communities for Parenting (2012-2014)

Production Manager/Videographer; Crystalline Studios. Videos/PSAs.

“Living in 8-Bits” (2011-2014)

Write/Production Manager/Actress; Mixed Nuts Productions. Web Series.

  • Winner: Macabre Fest, Audience Award (2014)
  • Nominee: Streaming Project of the Year (2014)
  • Nominee: Philadelphia Geek Awards: Best Web Multimedia Project (2013)
  • Nominee: Philadelphia Geek Awards: Best Web Series (2011)

21-Day Filmmaking Competition (2006-2014)

Co-founder/Executive Director. Program at Project Twenty1.

Winner: Movie Maker Magazine: Coolest Film Festivals in the World (2013)

“Geek’s Guide to Dating” (2013)

Actress: Self; Eric Smith. Documentary web series.

“Supervillain Security Solutions” (2013)

Writer, Producer, Graphic Designer; Cinevore Studios. Live-action short.

“Biohazards” (2013)

Writer/Producer/Graphic Designer, Cinevore. Live-action short.

“Limit Break” (2013)

Writer/Producer/Actress, Cinevore. Live-action short.

“Dialogue Tree” (2013)

Writer/Producer/Graphic Designer/Actress, Cinevore. Live-action short.

“Hoverman” (2013)

Production Manager; Day Job, Etc. Animated TV series pilot.

“Moon” (2013)

Graphic Designer; Crystalline Studios. Children’s book.

“Team Transformation” (2013)

Marketing Consultant/Graphic Designer; Crystalline Studios. Political campaign.

“The Accidental Pervert” (2010-2013)

Videographer/Marketing Consultant/Graphic Designer, Crystalline Studios. One-man show.

“Norristown Education Theater” (2013)

Editor, Crystalline Studios. Live-show.

“SpaceRip” (2013)

Graphic Designer, Crystalline Studios. Marketing campaign.

Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival (2007-2013)
Formerly known as the Philadelphia Filmathon

Co-founder/Executive Director/Host; Project Twenty1. Non-profit event series.

“Sensonics Olfactometer” (2012)

Production Manager/Graphic Designer; Crystalline Studios. Industrial.

“Jenna Stamm Photography” (2012)

Production Manager; Crystalline Studios. Photo shoot.

Undisclosed Period Piece (2012)

Art Department; Good to Be Seen Films. Live-action feature.

“Hope & Change” (2012)

Production Manager; Crystalline Studios. Animated political PSA.

“Norristown Tourism Video Projects” (2012)

Interviewer/Producer/Production Manager; commercials & live-events.

“Walk of Shame Racing” (2012)

Graphic Designer; Walk of Shame Racing. Logos and collateral.

“Longwood Gardens” (2010-2012)

Graphic Designer/Production coordinator, Crystalline Studios. Misc. video projects and DVD specials.

“Blobtown” (2010)

Production coordinator, Cinemassacre. Documentary..

“A Very Game Chasers Christmas” (2011)

Actress. DVD Special.

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Art Show” (2011)

Interviewer/Producer/Editor; Cinemassacre/Cinevore Studios. Documentary.

“SW Media” (marketing, 2011)

Graphic Designer; Crystalline Studios. Logos/collateral.

“Hypnotik: The Seer Will Doctor You Now” (2011)

Videographer; Crystalline Studios. Event documentation/commercials.

“Turn that Phone Off” (2011)

Producer/Production Manager. Animated musical PSA.

“Fixed Focus QA” (2011)

Graphic Designer, Social Media Consultant; Crystalline Studios. Logos.

“Gauchita” (2011)

Graphic Designer, Crystalline Studios. Logos.

“Seven Goldfish” (2011)

Graphic Designer, Crystalline Studios. Logos.

“American Public Gardens Association Conference” (2011)

Production Manager, Crystalline Studios. Event videography.

“Surgeon Poet” (2011)

Social Media Consultant, Crystalline Studios.

“GilliespieHall” (2011)

Social Media Consultant, Crystalline Studios.

“Parents Step Up” Underage Drinking Campaign  (2011)

Social Media Consultant, Crystalline Studios. PSA.

“Iverson Gaming” (2011)

Social Media Consultant, Crystalline Studios.

“Innovation Factory: Let it Move You” (2011)

Writer/Production Manager/Art Dept/Social Media Consultant. Commercial.

“Super 8 Review” (2011)

Production Manager; Cinemassacre/Cinevore. Web video.

“Michelangelo’s Pizza Taste Test” (2011)

Actress, Cinemassacre. Web video.


“SinattiPop: Kiss the Sky” (2011)

Production Manager/Animator, Crystalline Studios. Music video/production tag.

“Tide: Silence the Stain” (2011)

Production Manager, Crystalline Studios. Commercial.

“Sensonics Smell Identification Test” (2010)

Production Manager/Producer; Crystalline Studios. Commercial.

“Sheila Fox” (2010)

Graphic Designer, Web Designer; Crystalline Studios. Website.

“CleanItSupply” (2010)

Production Manager/Producer; Crystalline Studios. Commercial.

“OverAnalyzers” ( 2010-2011)

Actress/Improviser/Producer/Art Dept. Web series.

“Cats as Tuna” (2011)

Actress; independent animation.

“Choose” (2010)

Co-producer/Graphic designer; Good to Be Seen Films. Live-action short drama.

Awards & Features:

  • Featured Article: “Choose” raised over $5,000 for cancer charities (2012)
  • Winner: “Best Short Film” Katra Film Series (2012)
  • Winner, “Platinum Remi” “Best Original Dramatic Short,” Worldfest Houston (2011)
  • Winner: Garden State Film Festival, Home Grown Award (2012)
  • Nominated: SoHo International Film Festival, Festival Prize, Best Showcase Short Film (2012)
  • Nominated: Oldenburg Film Festival, German Independence Award, Best Short Film (2012)
  • Official Selection: LA Shortsfest – Academy-Award-Qualifying (2011)

“Morris Arboretum’s Tree Adventure” (2010)

Production Manager/Animator; Crystalline Studios. Commercial.

Johnsrud & Associates Architects (2005-2010)

Graphic Designer

“Shorts & Shots” (2007-2010)
Formerly known as Show Us Your Shorts

Co-founder/Host; Project Twenty1. Non-profit event series.

Misc. Cinemassacre/Angry Video Game Nerd Panels (2009-2012)


“Hound Dog Hardwood” (2009)

Production Manager; Crystalline Studios. Commercial.

Philadelphia Zoo (2009)

Marketing Consultant; Crystalline Studios. Commercial.

“OFTLabs: Innovative Blood-free Lead Testing” (2009)

Production Manager/Producer/Animator; Crystalline Studios. Industrial.

“Sensonics Olfactometer” (2009)

Production Manager/Producer/Animator; Crystalline Studios. Industrial.

“Misc. Cinemassacre Movie Location Tours” (2008-2011)

Videographer/Production Coordinator; Cinemassacre. Web shorts.

“Live Free” (2008)

Graphic Designer; Crystalline Studios. Book.

“Brittany Brazill” (2008)

Designer; Crystalline Studios. Website.

“Flogging Margaret” (2008)

Animator/Graphic Designer; Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Video. Production tag/poster/DVD box.

“Controls” (2008)

Development/Writer/Voice; Cinevore Studios. Development package.

“iMurders” (2008)

Development/Production Assistant/Animator; Good to Be Seen Films. Development package.

Awards & Features:

  • Winner: “Best Picture” Chicago Horror Festival
  • Winner: “Audience Award”, Downbeach Film Festival
  • Official Selection: Eerie Horror Fest
  • Official Selection: Shriekfest
  • Official Selection: Big Apple Film Festival
  • Official Selection: Paranoia Fest
  • Official Selection: Texas Frightmare Weekend

“Dirty Dishes” (2008)

Writer/Producer/Animator/Graphic Designer; Short film.

  • Winner: 48-Hour Film Project (Philadelphia):  “Best Director”
  • Winner: 48-Hour Film Project (Philadelphia):  “Audience Choice”

“Piece of Meat” (2008)

Writer/Producer/Graphic Designer; Short music video.

Awards & Features:

  • PIFVA Post-Production Award (’08)
  • Front Page Featured Film: YouTube.com (’08)
  • Front Page Featured Film: Crackle.com (’08)
  • Front Page Featured Film: College Humor.com (’08)
  • Official Selection: Zombie Love Film Festival (’08)
  • Coney Island Film Festival (’08)
  • Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival (’08)

“Jersey Fresh: Tales of the Wiccan Chicken” (2006)

Creator/Writer/Animator/Producer. Animated series pitch.

Awards & Features:

  • Ottawa International Animation Festival TV Animation Conference “Pitch THIS!” Winner
  • AWN Magazine

“Bryn Mawr Film Institute Walk of Fame” (2005)

Graphic Designer; Shinygrape Studios. Pitch materials for fundraising campaign.

Innovations NYC (2005)

Intern (ass’t to Bob Lyons); misc. stop-motion animated shorts.

Well Fed Artist Gallery (2003-2005)

Featured Artist

“Nagymama” (2004)

Creator/Animator/Writer/Narrator. Student animated short.

Awards & Features:

  • Editor’s Choice & Front Page Featured Film: YouTube.com
  • Front Page Featured Film: MySpace.com
  • Editor’s Choice & Front Page Featured Film: Crackle.com
  • Featured Film:  Channel Frederator
  • AWN Magazine
  • Official Selection: Garden State Film Festival
  • Cable broadcast, Nicktoons Network (Nicktoons Film Festival)

“Timmy Meets the Lizard” (2004)

Voice; animated short.

Philadelphia Hinge Magazine (2003-2004)

Featured Artist & Writer (misc. articles)

“Gestation Sensation” (2003)

Creator/Animator/Writer; Student animated short.

“Toy Wars” (2003)

Intern; Animated Short.

“WS Rabbit” book (2002)

Graphic Designer/Illustrator. Children’s book.

“Brain Juice” (2002)

Intern; Animated Short.