David Burgis

Producer @ Chimera Society
Saturday 4/11 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Pitch Tips

First off I always want to know why YOU specifically are writing this material, then make the characters as real as possible.

About Your Host

David Burgis is a producer focusing on comedy, children's content, and upscale horror (and occasionally the intersection between the three). He’s produced micro-budget genre features, an award-winning scripted podcast (VOYAGE TO THE STARS), preschool animations for Nelvana, and Grammy-winning comedy specials. He's worked with Legendary Entertainment (PACIFIC RIM, KRAMPUS), Netflix, and run programming strategy for the digital brand Jukin (FAILARMY, PEOPLE ARE AWESOME), and in genre TV. David got his start working as the assistant to such award-winning writers as Oscar-nominated Jeff Blitz, Sundance-winning Sam Levinson.


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


If you have any questions at all about this program, email coordinator@roadmapwriters.com!

Specializes in:

  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Adventure
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $20MM

  • Comedy
  • Adventure
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
TV Homes
  • Cable
  • Streaming

  • Animation
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Family-Friendly
  • Graphic Novels
  • Historical
  • Kids / Children
  • Musicals
  • Period Pieces
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Webseries
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA

Specifically not interested in:

Anything dystopian, or where female love interests die in order to motivate the male leads...