Krista Carpenter

Krista Carpenter

Krista Carpenter has 10+ years experience in the entertainment industry having worked proficiently in Los Angeles as well as Australia where she headed the development division at ScreenWest, the highly-respected film/television government funding body of Western Australia.In this role, Ms. Carpenter oversaw the development team, which worked to ad... Show more »
Krista Carpenter has 10+ years experience in the entertainment industry having worked proficiently in Los Angeles as well as Australia where she headed the development division at ScreenWest, the highly-respected film/television government funding body of Western Australia.In this role, Ms. Carpenter oversaw the development team, which worked to advance the state's Indigenous, digital, and general film and television industry through more than 30 programs and hundreds of grants annually. Carpenter created and spearheaded many innovative funds, which administered millions of dollars to high-level production companies. Ms. Carpenter also pioneered exciting new internships for local talent, provided creative analysis on all materials submitted to the agency and worked closely with the filmmakers throughout development. Her work led to the career advancement of many notable up-and-coming writers, directors and producers within Australia.Prior to moving to Australia, Ms. Carpenter was Vice President Development (Features) at Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment (The Soloist, When In Rome, Community), which had a first look deal with Paramount Pictures. Working with producer Gary Foster for three years, she helped developed, package, and manage dozens of projects that were set up at major studios.Ms. Carpenter is co-founder of the Los Angeles-based independent production and management company Fictional Entity. Show less «