Janine Parkinson is a former stunt performer, a four-time national stick and knife fighting champion (WEKAF) for Canada as well as a Provincial Boxing Champion (OBA). Her skill set includes closed-quarter combat, stunt driving, flying single prop planes (C150/152 DA20), edged-impact weaponry, firearms (restricted and unrestricted), parachuting, high-angle rescue, trailing, foreign languages, extreme survival, first aid, and information technology.

She is an experienced technician and trainer with authorized clearance from The Canadian Industrial Security Directorate and devotes time to teach seniors (including her mother) cybersecurity awareness.

Recognizing the power of both the sword and the pen, Janine is an optioned screenwriter, comic, and published author. Her first book, “Lenny Peed on That!,” is now available in 12 countries. Janine’s work as a filmmaker has earned her recognition, including winning Best Comedy at the 2023 Make Me Laugh Film Festival and was selected into the Pinewood Studios LIFT emerging filmmakers program for her short film “Le Parking.” She has also provided script coverage for festivals and independent producers, helping writers and producers secure the best projects, two of which went on to development deals.

Janine is furthering her education in Creative Writing with UCLA and TV Comedy Writing with Writing Pad. She is an active member and volunteer at San Diego Writers Ink and Slow Lightning Lit, where Janine will be published in a new anthology alongside her mentor Peggy Dobreer. She is a featured speaker with Scriptwriters Network Los Angeles and has been invited to guest lecture at Oxford University on crafting effective loglines.

IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4178310/
Black List: https://blcklst.com/profile/j9writes



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