Julie Anne Wight

Julie Anne Wight

Screenwriter in Los Angeles, California

About Julie

Julie Anne Wight is a film and TV scribe, most recently staffed on UMC's urban drama series, "5th Ward." Julie began her career writing commercials and PSAs for TV and radio. She holds a BFA in Broadcasting from Central Michigan University, an MFA in Film from Florida State University, and studied Writing for Film and Television at UCLA.

As a writer, she's been a finalist in Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship, Final Draft's Big Break Competition (Feature Comedy), America's Newest Scriptwriter Competition and Script Pipeline's Film and TV Writing Competitions, and was a 2015 Quarterfinalist (top 10% placement) in the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. She was also named as one of the top 100 Writers on the Verge by The Tracking Board on their annual Young and Hungry List.

When not writing imaginative worlds for film and TV, Julie is a published author of children's stories for the iPad app, FarFaria.


Name: Julie Anne Wight

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Screenwriter

Unique traits: Quirky Film & TV writer; 2015 Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist; 2014 Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship Finalist; 2014 Young & Hungry List

Awards

  • Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting - Quarterfinalist
    (2015)

  • Final Draft Big Break Competition - Top 3 Finalist, Feature Comedy Category
    (2015)

  • ScreenCraft Pilot Launch - Finalist, TV Drama
    (2015)

  • Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship - Finalist
    (2014)

  • Austin Film Festival - 2nd Rounder, Spec 1/2 Hour TV Category
    (2014)

  • Austin Film Festival - 2nd Rounder, Original Hour TV Drama Category
    (2013)

  • Royal Palm Literary Award - Winner, Published Children's Picture Book
    (2013)

Education

  • Florida State University Film School

  • UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting

  • UCLA Professional Program in Writing for Television

  • Central Michigan University

Julie's Profile Statistics

  • Since: May 2015
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