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Hey, I'm Hillary!

New York, New York

Hillary Nussbaum is a freelance writer and producer. She is the Writer and Creator of the upcoming comedic web series Keep Me Posted, a biting look at the impact of texting and social media on our closest relationships. Her personal essays have been published both online and in print, most recently in Eating Well magazine, and you can check out her earlier work on late night reruns of the Emmy-winning series, Cash Cab, for which she worked as a Writer and Researcher. She also served as Script Consultant and Associate Producer on Pitch Her Productions’ inaugural short film, Our Everlasting Universe of Things. Hillary is a co-leader of the South Brooklyn chapter of The Filmshop, an independent filmmaking collective. Before turning to writing full-time, Hillary worked as Manager of Development for Lion Television, a production company that creates unscripted series for national cable networks.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

What She Said

Flint Hill • Feature
Drama, Family

Sam's sure the best way to face her trauma is alone on her family's farm. Her brother's sure she's wrong. A Thanksgiving intervention movie.

82%

This project got the green light!

The BLDG: Five Stories of Horror

New York • Feature
Horror, Other

Five chilling stories set in the same creepy NYC building, where dark forces bring about the manifestation of its residents' worst fears.

83%

This project got the green light!

Park Slope Moms

New York • Series
Comedy

A high-powered attorney turned 'stay-at-home' mom regains power as PTA President, but ruling with an iron fist sparks a coup.

111%

This project got the green light!

2 WEEKS

New York • Short
Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.

101%

This project got the green light!

Wait

New York • Short
Drama

WAIT explores the unity and connection between strangers at an abortion clinic.

110%

This project got the green light!

Fizzle

New York • Short
Drama, Comedy

Fizzle, a play by Gilbert Girion, is now being adapted into a short film! It's a cocktail party with a twist! Won’t you join us?!

88%

This project got the green light!

THORP

Danbury • Feature
Comedy, Sci-Fi

After leaving Earth in the late 80's, an alien returns to reconnect with his best friend, in a world now obsessed with technology.

115%

This project got the green light!

STRAY Season 2

New York • Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A bromantic comedy about a brash gay dude and a nerdy straight guy navigating sexuality, friendship, and relationships in New York City.

81%

This project got the green light!

Mutiny

New York • Short
Horror, Thriller

There's no running from the enemy inside you

91%

This project got the green light!

You're The Pest

New York • Series
Comedy, Family

Two estranged childhood friends, Alex and Marissa, unexpectedly inherit their families' extermination company in Queens.

110%

This project got the green light!

Marisol

New York • Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

101%

This project got the green light!

"SURE-FIRE" - Development Funding Phase II

New York • Feature
Comedy, Crime

SURE-FIRE is a comedy about a NYC con man having a mid-life crisis who stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters.

152%

This project got the green light!

The Business of Being a Dog

New York • Series
Comedy

Two doggy inventors fight the clock on an impossible deadline to get their latest dog toy to market. Balls, Bones, Business meetings.

83%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York • Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York • Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

More Than Only

Portland • Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

Because EVEYRONE deserves their happy after everything. LGBT romantic comedy that celebrates finding love and learning to love yourself

220%

This project got the green light!

Pay to Stay

New York • Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

Butterflies

New York • Short
Drama

Butterflies is a dark look at the psychological affects of bullying on Melanie as she navigates her way through high school.

102%

This project got the green light!

About a Donkey

New York • Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.

108%

This project got the green light!

OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles • Series
Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Pair of Normals

New York • Series
Comedy, Music

An anxious, divorced psychic and a disheveled college dropout cross paths in NYC and struggle to put their disastrous lives back together.

80%

This project got the green light!

Vida

Los Angeles • Short
LGBTQ, Horror

A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.

81%

This project got the green light!

Jessie's Theory

Budapest • Short
Comedy, Drama

Jessie is a quantum physicist in Budapest, who is on the edge of a breakthrough…or perhaps, a breakdown.

97%

This project got the green light!

Girl Clown the Feature Film

New York • Feature
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A quirky romantic comedy about a mousy woman who attempts to overcome her shyness by becoming a clown. Based on the award-winning short.

118%

This project got the green light!

Keep Me Posted

New York • Series
Comedy, Drama

A biting look at the impact of texting and social media on the lives of three childhood friends.

83%

This project got the green light!

THIS IS MEG

Los Angeles • Feature
Comedy, Drama

The "true" story that shows a raw look at a professional Comedienne’s life in relationships, career and self-journey all within a week.

104%

This project got the green light!

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Los Angeles • Series
Comedy, Drama

A scripted ensemble dramedy based on nine real abortion stories

92%

This project got the green light!

A Queen For The People

New York • Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Bob the Drag Queen's career is on the rise. Where the hell she off to next?

104%

This project got the green light!

Settling Up

New York • Series
Comedy

A comedic web series about female finances, fertility, and friendship. It's time to Settle Up.

101%

This project got the green light!

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