Valerie Thompson

North Carolina State University
Movies, Streaming, Film Festivals
  • Valerie Thompson is a general entertainment writer for Looper.
  • Her articles can be seen on leading outlets, including The Playlist, Consequence, and Daily Grindhouse.
  • In addition to writing, she has spent time working in various aspects of production.


Valerie Thompson has been an entertainment writer for over six years. She came to the industry after writing her first screenplay at age 16, leading to her first film festival appearance several years later. Before devoting herself to media coverage, her time was spent on sets of various film and series — including Banshee and Homeland. The North Carolina State University alumnus has covered top festivals ranging from Sundance to Cannes. Outside of the festival circuit, she has also provided coverage for major events like Comic-Con and DC Fandome. The writer is currently at work on her first novel.


Valerie studied mass communications at North Carolina State University. Her minor in film studies provides added knowledge on the art form's inner workings.
Stories By Valerie Thompson