Terhys Persad

Director's Assistant @ Private Company
Saturday 10/24 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Particularly Interested In:

Projects that center people of color, LGBTQ characters, immigrants. Particularly in Thrillers/Sci-Fi/Action Adventure

Pitch Tips

I favor stories with strong character development.

About Your Host

Terhys Persad has worked on HBO's Ballers, A24's Zola, and Amazon's Troop Zero as a director's assistant. She focuses on 1 hr drama, action/thriller, and grounded sci-fi pilots with strong female leads. Currently she works for a writer/director who has been directing and executive producing network, cable, and streaming TV for 15+ years. Prior to her current role, she worked for two film directors whose films were in the 2020 Sundance Dramatic Feature Competition.


  • 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.


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

Specializes in:

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

Specifically not interested in: