Michelle Mary Schaefer, has always been a writer since she was a kid. Growing up, she has always been creative with a very vivid imagination. At one turning point in her life she became a serious writer when she was inspired by her college, Professor Carl Freundel who wrote the play Roses , about the Holocaust, which she portrayed as Anna as she shouted "bright and black," crying while on the train towards to the concentration camps. During that time, between classes and rehearsals you always find Ms. Schaefer with her laptop writing. However, now, Michelle Mary Schaefer may not be carrying her laptop around, but always has a pen and paper to jot down ideas, inspirations to continue her writings.
If you are interested in bringing her work alive, or have her write a script, always feel free to contact her!
* Mystery of Dating Natalie
(Completed 12 episodes of Season one, however, Season two and three are outlined. This was Ms. Schaefer's 2010 feature film script which she decided to change it into a TV Show, early 2016 to give opportunities for everyone, and even create authentic Deaf roles. Even, an Oscar nominee for best film editing, Boyhood, Sandra Adair loved the script and encourages Michelle Mary Schaefer to make this happen, which she believes her passion, and talent. Now, Ms. Schaefer is navigating her way to make this come alive)
* Buffy the Vampire Slayer
(Wrote an episode for the TV Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer including a Deaf character for a screenwriting assignment at University of Baltimore.)
* Everybody Loves Raymond
(Wrote an episode for the TV Show, Everybody loves Raymond including a Deaf character for a screenwriting assignment at University of Baltimore.)
REAL has been selected in eight film festivals. And was the Grand Prize Winner at the Skyphire Festival. Finalist for the Best Original Script at AIMAFF in Athens, Greece. Finalist at 4th Dimension Independent Film Festival in Bali. And Special Mention in LIMFF in London.
Due to the pandemic, the safety of the cast and crew we will film the rest of Season One of REAL.
Feature Film Scripts:
* Caught Between Two Worlds
* Life of Hannah Elizabeth Goslar, Anne Frank's Best Friend
* Warr;or (Planning to expand into a Feature Film, to star Michelle Mary Schaefer and Ava L'Amoreaux)
* Destiny ( Aiming to star Michelle Mary Schaefer and film in the UK)
Short Film Scripts:
* Toxic Love
Full Length Stage Plays:
* Oh Sunshine, my Moon (Expanding it into a full length stage play)
Short Stage Plays:
* Oh SUNSHINE, my MOON
* Help Me Please
(This monologue, is about the Holocaust was performed as Ms. Schaefer's final collaborative performance pieces at CCBC Essex. Then years later, Michelle Mary Schaefer performed this powerful monologue that left the audience unspeakable at Miss Deaf America pageant where she was Miss Deaf Maryland.)