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About Sydney Hoffner

Tank Girl Turned Mercenary Scribe - Available for Representation

Sydney Hoffner is a U.S. ARMY combat veteran who weaves irreverent, witty, true stories about badass women. Her first pilot, mentored by Kira Snyder (Executive Producer-The Handmaid's Tale) and Marlana Hope ( Executive Producer-Grey's Anatomy), placed as a quarterfinalist in the 2018 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship. Her third pilot, mentored by Lisa Ebersole (Executive Producer-Corona Town), written while working full-time as a Post-Production Coordinator on Star Trek: Picard, was a semifinalist in Austin Film Festival's 2020 Teleplay and AMC competition. She is a two-time 2nd-rounder at Sundance Episodic Labs. She holds a BA in Film and Television Production from Montana State University-Bozeman, and an MFA in TV and Screenwriting from Stephens College. Her latest feature script is a true-story Western set in Glacier Park, Montana.

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Pilot Scripts


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

Bellwether is a one-hour drama series set during the age of Napoleon, based on the true story of a desperate, young widow who fearlessly pilots hot-air balloons so skillfully that Napoleon Bonaparte appoints her Chief Aeronaut of his Military.

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Los Angeles, CA, USA

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