Maraya Gibson

Assistant, Original Programming @ Starz
Sunday 9/27 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

Particularly Great at and Interested In:

I'm drawn to hourlong dramas and half-hour dramedies. A few examples of my absolute favorite shows are TOP BOY, I MAY DESTROY YOU, EUPHORIA, ATLANTA, NARCOS, RAMY, & OZARK.

Other honorable mentions are The Great, Elite, The End of the Fucking World, and Lovecraft Country.

Pitch Tips

Lay out a complete concept first, dive into characters second, and legs for an on-going series third. Be confident in your pitch & concise in your approach.

About Your Host

Maraya Gibson is a Development professional who started her journey at San Francisco State University. After graduating with a degree in Cinema with an emphasis in Media & Culture, Maraya moved to LA. She started working in post-production, helping cut trailers for ABC, Disney, Marvel, Lionsgate and the like. Maraya then went on and started working underneath Producers at Film Independent, New Moon Pictures, and as a Production Coordinator on short films. During the explosion of Episodic, Maraya landed a job at Starz in Original Programming and has been there for the past two years. She's worked on awesome shows like Black Mafia Family, Blindspotting, VIDA, Outlander, and Dangerous Liaisons. In addition to loving film & tv, Maraya loves music, pop culture, and good vibes.

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:


TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Thriller
  • Big fan of international content, and edgy contemporary drama (think TOPBOY, SNOWFALL, NARCOS)
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

Subgenres
  • Animation
  • Books
  • Crime/True Crime
  • High-Concept
  • Period Pieces
  • Psychological
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant

Specifically not interested in:

Dystopia, family dramas


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