Cara Winter, a screenwriter and playwright based in Chicago. holds a BFA from New York University / Tisch School of the Arts, and is a member of Actor's Equity Association and the Dramatists Guild of America. Her original TV pilot EVOLUTION won 1st Prize in the 2015 People's Pilot, and was a Finalist in the ScreenCraft Pilot Launch competition, and is being pitched to various networks and production companies. Her spec THE NEWSROOM: BROTHERS IN ARMS won 1st Prize in the 2013 Spec Scriptacular, and was a 2nd Rounder at the Austin Film Festival. She is also a Contributing Editor for TVWriter.com. She is writing a new play based on the true story of WWII's most famous spy (in development with Lotus Theatricals in Chicago), in addition to a novel and a full-length screenplay. She's also just a little bit addicted to Jill Soloway's Transparent.