Joseph Wilka

Head of Production, Johnson Production Group
Materials Due by 9:00am PT on day of session
Sunday 12/22

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

In these special writtens-only holiday Open Pitch Sessions, you can expect your feedback by end of day Friday, 1/3!
Pitch Tips

I should know what the main conflict is within the first 15 pages.

About Your Host

Joseph Wilka is the Head of Production for Johnson Production Group. As a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and distribution expert, Joseph had already produced and directed several feature films before serving as the senior marketing executive for Gravitas Ventures. While at Gravitas, Wilka helped pioneer new distribution models for independent films including day-and-date theatrical releases. It was also at Gravitas where Joseph first worked with Johnson Production Group to facilitate the release of their films to the worldwide Video On Demand audience. After serving as the Director of Distribution and Production for Viva Pictures, where he produced English-language versions of foreign animated titles for DirecTV, Wilka officially joined Johnson Production Group. As Head of Production, he oversees the development, production, and distribution of films from multiple production units for release on broadcast and streaming platforms.


  • 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!

Specializes in:

  • RomCom
  • Thriller
  • Budgets to $5MM

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Thriller

  • Crime/True Crime
  • Female-Driven
  • Holiday
  • Romance
  • True Stories