Elizabeth Lopez

Open Pitch Session
VP, Literary
Marilyn Atlas Management

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About Your Host

Elizabeth Lopez attended Vassar College, majoring in English Literature. She was a screenwriting fellow of the L.A. Latino Film Festival and has had several articles published online and in print for entertainment-oriented magazines such as “Storylink,” “The Script Lab,” and “Gideon’s Screenwriting Tips.” She has taught screenwriting classes at the Ojai Writers Festival, The Writers Store, and for the WGA TV Writers’ Fund. She and her partner Marilyn R. Atlas, along with producer Devorah Cutler-Rubenstein, co-wrote the character-based guide/workbook “Dating Your Character,” which embraces a more playful approach that focuses on tying plot to inherent and evolved character behavior. Elizabeth started her Hollywood career as a story analyst for talent managers and production companies, including Vincent Cirrincione & Associates and The Little Company. As VP of Literary Development at Marilyn Atlas Management, she has been managing writing talent, helping set up projects like “Bitterroot” at Starz. She was instrumental in setting up book deals for first-time writers at HarperCollins, Sourcebooks, and Career Press. She edited and sold Jonisha Rios’ comic novella “The Curse” to Café con Leche press. She is also currently ghostwriting a novel tie-in for an upcoming Lionsgate film to be released in 2020.

HOW IT WORKS


  • After you sign up, you will receive 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 feedback on your pitch within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hours prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this period will be ineligible for refunds.

Specializes in:


TV
  • Drama
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Thriller
  • All TV Homes (Network, Cable & Streaming)
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Limited Series
  • TV Movies

Themes
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Dystopian
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Period Pieces
  • Psychological
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40