Christine Rodriguez is the award-winning playwright of Dreaming in Autism, which earned third prize at Ottawa Little Theatre’s 72nd National One-Act Playwriting Competition. Simone, Half and Half, commissioned and produced in 2020 by Black Theatre Workshop, received five Montreal English Theatre Award nominations, including one for Outstanding New Text. Christine’s first short film, Fuego, an Official Selection of the 2021 American Black Film Festival, was written and filmed in English, French, and Spanish. She was nominated for Best Filmmaker of the Year by Montreal’s very own Gala Dynastie. Christine was also selected by the Rogers-Black Screen Office Development Fund to write the pilot for her TV concept Nina’s 80s. She holds an M.B.A. from McGill University and a Certificate of Professional Screenwriting from UCLA. She’s currently working on obtaining a major in Hispanic Studies from Université de Montréal. Christine’s work is largely informed by her mixed-race Afro-Caribbean heritage and her multicultural environment. She lives in Montréal.