Kaitlin Cunniff was raised in Deerfield, IL, a northern suburb of Chicago. She earned her BFA in Film & Television Production from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. Kaitlin left New York in the summer of 2011 to pursue a film career on the west coast. She started in the Motion Picture Literary department at ICM and went on to work in the Feature Development department at Paramount Pictures for two years. She pivoted to television in 2015, landing at John Wells Productions, where she currently works on SHAMELESS, ANIMAL KINGDOM, and AMERICAN WOMAN.
Kaitlin's Script Tip: Grab your audience with the teaser. Tell us what the world is and why you want to do a show about it. Outline the characters in order of importance. Broad stroke the pilot. Discuss what an episode of your show looks like. Clearly establish the tone of your show.
In this special 8-Min Read Only Session, Kaitlin Cunniff from John Wells Productions will read your script for 8 minutes and provide a feedback report on that read that you will receive within 5 business days of the scheduled session. This is in lieu of a written or verbal pitch.
Material Due: Saturday 9/22 @ 9:00am PT
This is for writers with the below formats & genres:
Other themes & formats that interest this exec:
After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch.
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 feedback on your pitch in 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.