Moreen is a director, producer, writer/author, and actress.
D I R E C T O R
Moreen has directed and produced many sizzle reels, concept tapes, and mini-pilots for network and cable TV, including ABC Family, TLC, HGTV, and CNBC. In many cases she was also CO-EP and co-creator.
In December 2014, her absurdist-comedy short film, MEET THE ZILLAS, made its debut at the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival where it won "Best Film Audience Award". Moreen’s prior short film, THE HACKS, is a highly improvised mockumentary of comics preparing to go on tour. She has also directed sketch comedy off-Broadway.
A C T R E S S
Moreen is also an actress. Accepted in the USC School of Drama, she eventually changed her focus to creative writing and production in order to suit both her acting and directing aspirations. Besides acting in her own productions, her recent credits include a principal dramatic role in a film by Michael Bartlett, HOUSE OF LAST THINGS alongside R.J. Mitte ("Breaking Bad"), Blake Berris ("Days of Our Lives"), and Lindsey Haun ("True Blood") which was released on Hulu among others in 2015.
C O M E D I E N N E
In 2010, Moreen made the successful transition from 8th grade Class Clown to comic when she made her stand-up debut following her breakup with a frenchman over the "symbolism of a missing bed frame" with material about her breakup with a frenchman over the symbolism of... you get it. Two months later she was offered a contract to release her first comedy album by one of the leading comedy management/production companies, New Wave Dynamics. She performs around Los Angeles including Malo's and The World Famous Comedy Store. She has performed with TAYLOR WILLIAMSON, LAURIE KILMARTIN, RORY SCOVEL, BOBBY LEE, JODI MILLER, and LOUIS CK (ok only in front of him on TV).
A U T H O R
Moreen is also the author of the novel, LOST IN MANHATTAN, a roman à clef. Her book has been called "Zippy and laugh-out-loud hilarious," by Tish Cohen (Author of TOWN HOUSE), and "a winner" by the legendary Pete Noyes (author of The Real L.A. Confidential, and Emmy and Peabody winning journalist).
She is also a contributing author to Alisha Gaddis' WOMEN'S COMEDIC MONOLOGUES THAT ARE ACTUALLY FUNNY (Applause Books, July 2014) and TEEN GIRLS' COMEDIC MONOLOGUES THAT ARE ACTUALLY FUNNY (Applause Books, Dec 2015).
Originally from Coos Bay, Oregon, Moreen studied creative writing and film production at USC and Syracuse University, acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, improv at The Groundlings, and pattern-making at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She has worked in the trenches of William Morris Agency, ICM, and Oxygen, lived out "Devil Wears Prada" years before the book came out and designed menswear for Liz Claiborne
Moreen lives in Los Angeles for the third time, the charm.