Elizabeth Polans

SR. Manager, Digital/Dev @ Flavor Unit Entertainment
Sunday 6/14 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Particularly Interested In: One-Hour Cable and Streaming Dramas (preferably female driven).
Pitch Tips

Why this story and why now. Focus on characters.

About Your Host

Elizabeth Polans is a Producer who is passionate about great storytelling and specializes in bridging the gap between traditional and digital entertainment. She works at Flavor Unit Entertainment, a production and talent management company. She was an Executive Producer on season 5 of the television series The Rap Game. Elizabeth has a proven track record of successful projects including an Emmy-nominated piece for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series in 2016. She developed the series Dance Moms: Slumber Party, which accrued over 30+ million views on YouTube and was released on the linear channel beating the network’s prime average. She started her career at Sony and CAA. Elizabeth is a member of the TV Academy and serves as an expert for American Film Showcase, the premier arts exchange program of the U.S. State Department in partnership with USC. She graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Radio/Television/Film and English, and now serves as a board member for the Northwestern University Entertainment Alliance West.


  • 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:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
  • TV Movies
TV Homes
  • Network
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

  • Books
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Dystopian
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Musicals
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Webseries
  • Diverse Writers
  • Female Writers, Writers of Color, Dark Comedy, Space, Workplace

Specifically not interested in:

Multi-Cam Comedies