Sydney Hoffner


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About Sydney Hoffner

Historical Drama Screenwriter

Sydney Hoffner is a one-hour drama writer who specializes in true stories about badass women. She holds a BA in Film & Television from Montana State University, and credits as a Post Production Coordinator for various studio television productions. She served a combat tour as a mechanic with the US Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Scenes from her first pilot, Bootleg, were performed in the USVAA New Works Presentation 2017, and she is a past participant in the Writers Guild Foundation Veterans Writing Program. Sydney is a member of the Producers Guild of America, Women in Film, Chicks With Scripts, USVAA and Veterans in Media and Entertainment.  



One-Hour Historical Drama Pilots


Based on a True Story

In 1893 Colorado; when her fiancé dies in a suspicious explosion, a southern belle dives headfirst into the gritty world of bootlegging to find his killers, but can she survive the male-dominated Wild West?

Eyes Front

A Story of Self-Discovery

In 2001; an intelligent but impulsive college freshman joins the National Guard to pay for school, but after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, she gets orders for deployment to Afghanistan, where she must grow to survive.


Historical Drama & Adventure

In Paris, France - 1804; a nervous young wife must pay her bedridden husband’s debt to avoid prison, so she earns her keep as a hot air balloonist and military planner in Napoleon Bonaparte's court.





Los Angeles, CA, USA

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