Julie Anne Wight is a film & TV screenwriter and an award-winning children’s book author. Whether it's an uproarious adventure, a terrifying sci-fi journey, or compelling drama, her work is tied together through stories of women redefining themselves after epic failures and devastating loss.
Julie's writing credits include episodes of the streaming drama series 5th Ward (AllBlk.tv), audio description for hundreds of hours of film and television such as Reservation Dogs, Black Lightning, Riverdale, The Nun, Okja, and Grey's Anatomy, and over forty illustrated children's books for the storybook app FarFaria, including the award-winning "Sofia's Flower," recipient of the Royal Palm Literary Award.
Julie also freelances as a Script Consultant and sits on the Program Advisory Committee for the Creative Writing programs at Full Sail University.
My Clone's an A-Hole Comedy After her father replaces her with a "perfect" clone to take on his gubernatorial campaign trail, spoiled slacker CJ is locked away with the failed attempts to clone her, all of whom embody her worst flaws... flaws she must learn to conquer in order to reclaim her life from her father and the a-hole clone who's assumed her identity.
Obnoxious Older Sister's Know-it-All Guide to Your Teens Drama To navigate the challenges of her dysfunctional parents and hormone-riddled friends, high school freshman Patti puts to use a book of advice her older sister made before committing suicide, and finds the best advice on how to live from someone who chose to die.
Big Words Comedy In order to earn the money she needs to escape being stuck living with her plagiarizing author mother and orally fixated father, washed-up former spelling bee champ Molly Gordon takes a job training an annoyingly determined middle schooler for the National Bee - a gig that threatens to bring back "bee" stings from her own childhood.
Film Miscellaneous Crew
Austin Film Festival - 2nd Rounder, TV Comedy Category
Table Read My Screenplay - Semifinalist
ISA's Genre Busting Screenplay Competition - Semifinalist
Stage 32 & National Lampoon's Search for Comedy Gold - Winner
The A-List (Assistants' List) - Winner
CoCre.TV's Fresh Wave Competition - Quarterfinalist
Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting - Quarterfinalist
Final Draft Big Break Competition - Top 3 Finalist, Feature Comedy Category
ScreenCraft Pilot Launch - Finalist, TV Drama
Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship - Finalist
Austin Film Festival - 2nd Rounder, Spec 1/2 Hour TV Category
Austin Film Festival - 2nd Rounder, Original Hour TV Drama Category
Royal Palm Literary Award - Winner, Published Children's Picture Book