2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Nkechi Okoro Carroll

writer/co-producer Bones; 2011 AFF Teleplay Finalist
Twitter: @kech99
Raised in four countries and fluent in two languages, Nkechi spent her formative years living in the Cote D’Ivoire and England, where she was a member of the Oxford Youth Theatre. Her short films have been featured in film festivals on multiple continents, including North America, Africa and Europe. Her short, Apartment A, aired nationally on ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS affiliates as part of Badami TV’s African American Short Films Showcase. With a Masters degree in International Economics from New York University, Nkechi worked as a Senior Trader/Analyst at the prestigious Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Driven by her passion for writing, Nkechi embarked on bringing her experiences at the Federal Reserve to the small screen. Her original drama pilot,The Fed, was a 2011 Austin Film Festival teleplay finalist. Nkechi previously worked as a staff writer on The Finder, starring Geoff Stults and Michael Clarke Duncan. She is currently a writer/co-producer on Bones on Fox.