Erica Land is a former journalist and writer of sketch comedy who now focuses on TV drama that explores themes of being a light in the darkness. Erica is drawn to characters who find the playfulness of intense situations in the vein of series like Stranger Things and The Flash. Currently based in Los Angeles, she recently made it to the second round of the WB Television Writers Workshop and has been a writer in two NBC’s Sketch Showcase productions. She has also been a Finalist in Final Draft’s Big Break Competition and a Semi-Finalist for ABC’s Writing Program. Erica is a graduate of Vanderbilt University where she studied cello and earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She has also studied with Script Anatomy, Roadmap Writers and Second City Hollywood. Erica is currently developing a horror comic book that will serve as a prequel to her one-hour pilot, The Darkness.
WB Writers Workshop - Second Round
Roadmap Writer's Diversity Initiative (December) - Winner
CBS Diversity Showcase - Sketch Writer
Final Draft/ Big Break - Top Five/ Half-Hour Specs
NBC Diversity Scene Showcase (LA and NY) – Sketch Writer
Disney|ABC Writing Program – Semi-Finalist (Top 27)
NBC Diversity Scene Showcase (LA) – Sketch Writer