Julia Usiak

Film & TV Assistant @ Sugar23
Sunday 12/13 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

Particularly Interested In:

The next NORMAL PEOPLE, character studies, anti-heroes, shows about mental health, and eating disorders.

Pitch Tips

Make me laugh, be personable, think about your story from all angles, make sure that the story works in 2020, keep in mind that a lot of places have mandates against period pieces and yours needs to be exceptional.

About Your Host

Julia Usiak is a Georgetown University alumni from the class of 2019 currently employed at Sugar23 as the assistant to the VP of Film and Director of Development in TV. Previously, she worked for her first year out of college as an Agent Trainee at United Talent Agency focusing on comedy, and prior to that, she interned at Ed Helms' Pacific Electric Picture Company and Propagate Content for Oxygen on the true crime series "Up and Vanished."

HOW IT WORKS

  • 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.

Questions?

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

Specializes in:

Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Action
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
  • Budgets to $30MM

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

Subgenres
  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Kids / Children
  • Latin / Spanish-Language
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Musicals
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Webseries
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA

Specifically not interested in:

Period pieces, non-specific or redundant YA, an American abroad, "It's like FLEABAG, but....."


Books
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Cookbooks
  • Crime
  • Detective
  • Essays
  • Female-Driven
  • How-To
  • Inspirational
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Literary Fiction
  • Magic
  • Memoirs
  • Mystery
  • Non-Fiction
  • Period Piece
  • Personal Growth
  • Political
  • Psychological
  • Romance
  • Self-Help
  • Short Stories
  • Sports
  • Suspense
  • True Crime
  • Women's Fiction
  • Young Adult (YA) / Teen

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