Kevin Nicklaus

Senior Vice President of Development @ The Wolper Org.
Saturday 3/7 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Great for drama pilots with a strong high concept, YA movies, & historical projects!
Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Pitch Tips

Subject matter (if a true story or historical) or high concept (if fictional) is most important.

About Your Host

Kevin Nicklaus is the Senior Vice President of Development at The Wolper Org., a historically significant television production company which has been responsible for over 500 films, and won more than 150 awards, including two Oscars, 50 Emmys, seven Golden Globes, five Peabodys, and recognition and retrospectives from Cannes and other respected international film festivals. 

Kevin has been involved in many high-profile projects, including the critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated TV Miniseries remake of ROOTS (2016) for The History Channel, A&E’s hit show BATES MOTEL, the multiple Emmy-nominated miniseries THE MISTS OF AVALON (TNT) starring Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies and Joan Allen, and the Emmy-nominated Doc special PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT! for Showtime. He was also involved in earlier mini-series such as SALEM'S LOT (TNT) and HELTER SKELTER (CBS).

Wolper Org. has a studio deal at Warner Bros. and has over a dozen active projects across all major platforms in development. The company focuses on drama series, mini-series, and movies for streaming. Other company credits include LA CONFIDENTIAL, MURDER IN THE FIRST, WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON, THE THORN BIRDS, and NORTH & SOUTH. 

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
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • All Budgets

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

Subgenres
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Dystopian
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Holiday
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Webseries
  • Reality/Unscripted TV
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • True Stories, History, YA, Material based on IP (books, comics, remakes)

Specifically not interested in:

Comedy or Kids Programming


Books
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • Comic Books
  • Essays
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Literary Fiction
  • Memoirs
  • Non-Fiction
  • Paranormal
  • Period Piece
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Short Stories
  • Socially Relevant
  • Supernatural
  • Suspense
  • True Crime
  • True Stories
  • Women's Fiction
  • Young Adult (YA) / Teen