Nuria Botella

Director of Marketing and Publicity @ Maxine Leonard PR
Saturday 5/16 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Female driven stories, period pieces with a modern feel, LGBTQ stories with uplifting tones. And many other stories!
Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Pitch Tips

Catch my attention in the first 10 seconds. As a marketer and publicist, this is pretty much all the time we have to pitch your story ourselves.

About Your Host

Nuri Botella is currently the Director of Marketing & Publicity at Maxine Leonard PR. Nuria’s recent projects include handling the international marketing & publicity campaign of Sundance 2020 hit Sci-Fi Thriller Possessor starring Andrea Riseborough and Chris Abbott and the upcoming documentary Fries! The Movie produced by Chrissy Teigen.

Before joining MLPR, Nuria held the position of Director of Marketing and Publicity at Myriad Pictures and oversaw the global campaigns for their film slate including the critically acclaimed SXSW films Support the Girls starring Regina Hall and Fast Color starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, as well as Sundance ́s The Last Word starring Shirley Maclaine and Amanda Seyfried. In her role at Myriad, she supported the international sales team efforts at the key film markets including Cannes, EFM and AFM. Prior to this Nuria worked with the Publicity and Promotions team of Allied Global Marketing in the multicultural Allied Contigo division in titles such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney’s Inside Out and Terminator Genisys.

Nuria holds a double international Bachelor’s in Business Administration with Marketing concentration from both Lancaster University (UK) and ICADE School of Business and Economics (Spain). She also graduated with Honors in Business and Management of Entertainment from UCLA Extension - where she received the Laurel Hummel Scholarship, an honor granted to exceptional international students. Nuria was also part of the Acquisitions team at Myriad Pictures.


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  • 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:

  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • All Budgets

  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Dystopian
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Latin / Spanish-Language
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • Space, Spiritual

Specifically not interested in:

Gore, violence