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With over 25 years of industry experience, Kathie Fong Yoneda has worked for such prestigious studios as Paramount, Columbia, MGM, Universal, 20th Century Fox, and Disney, specializing in story analysis and development of live action and animated projects. Her career includes executive positions with Walt Disney, Touchstone, Island Pictures and Walt Disney TV Animation where she has evaluated more than 18,000 submissions.

Kathie has presented over 150 workshops and seminars throughout the US, Canada, Europe (Germany, Austria, France, Ireland, England, Italy, Spain) Australia and Southeast Asia (Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand) and has written a popular column on screenwriting and the entertainment industry. She's been published in Writers Aide, Screen Talk, Script Writer, The Portable Writers Conference and has been interviewed or written articles for dozens of magazines, newspapers, e-zines, radio segments, and television shows. She was a guest of The Soviet Peace Committee for a ground-breaking 10-day media symposium in Moscow and was also a Keynote Speaker for Asian-Pacific Heritage Month at The Smithsonian Institute.

Kathie and noted script consultant/author Dr. Linda Seger developed a highly-successful 6-day seminar for the training of development executives in Ireland. In addition to seminars with Linda, Kathie also team-teaches with Pamela Wallace (writer-producer, co-writer of Oscar-winning WITNESS), Deborah Todd (writer-producer, author of Game Design: From Blue Sky to Green Light) and Pamela Jaye Smith (author of Inner Drives, writer-producer, creator of MYTHWORKS).

Kathie is an independent script consultant whose clientele includes several award-winning writers. She is the author of The Script Selling Game: A Hollywood Insider's Look At Getting Your Script Sold and Produced, which is in its fourth printing. She also was a co-exec producer on the popular cable series Beyond The Break and is partners with Pamela Wallace in a company that specializes in guiding production companies, both U.S. and international, to develop their film and television projects to their full commercial potential.