NEW VOICES - PAST WINNER SUCCESS STORIES

 
 

SYDNEY MITCHEL (2019)
MENTORED BY:
NANCY PIMENTAL

Now a Staff Writer on NCIS: New Orleans. In 2016, her script VERBATIM landed her on the 2016 WriteHer list as “One to Watch,” and in 2018 she made it onto both the Young & Hungry List and The Bitch List. After graduating from NYU, she moved to LA and worked her way up as a Writers' PA on Freeform's Twisted, and also as a Showrunner's Assistant on both Cinemax's Outcast and CBS's NCIS: New Orleans.


CHARLIE KELLY (2018)
MENTORED BY:
DAVID ZUCKERMAN

Became a Staff Writer on The Cool Kids. Recently sold pilot that he wrote during the program to Legendary. It’s currently in development there. Was also hired by Warner Bros. to write a feature script.


PAULA SABBAGA (2018)
Mentored by:
Rashad Raisani

She got staffed on the first season of Dynasty and is now a Story Editor for season 2.


His film A Kid Like Jake was released in June 2018 by IFC films. It was recently nominated for a GLAAD Award for outstanding feature film. Also wrote an original feature film for Warner Bros. based on the life of Oliver Sipple that is currently in development.

DANIEL PEARLE (2018)
Mentored by:
Ben Watkins


Co-Producer on Berlin Station.


MORENIKE BALOGUN (2017) Mentored by:
Liz Craft & Sarah Fain


Currently developing a project through CAA.

KIM IZZO (2017)
Mentored by:
David Shore


After participating the program in 2016, he was staffed on the series Masters of Sex for Showtime. In 2017, was staffed on Netflix show Gypsy. In 2018, he wrote The Doppelgänger, a political farce, starring Rainn Wilson, directed by Tina Landau at Steppenwolf Theatre. In 2019, he sold his first pilot/series The Waking to Sony, Kathryn Busby/Carolyn Carbone, execs. Attached Emmy-nominated director Allen Coulter to NEW VOICES script Gordon, Too. Going out together with series soon.

MATTHEW LEE ERIBACH (2017) Mentored by:
Melanie Marnich



Her work appeared on Prairie Home Companion and she’s currently working on new projects.

ANDREA WACHNER (2017)
Mentored by:
Jenny Bicks


Wrote multiple episodes of The Great Indoors, and now are Executive Story Editors on Young Sheldon.

DAMIR & DARIO
KONJICIJA (2016)

Mentored by:
Carter Covington &
PATRICK Sean Smith


She is having plays produced in Chicago and New York.

CHISA HUTCHINSON (2015)
Mentored by:
Felicia Henderson


JASON “J” HOLTHAM (2016) Mentored by:
Rashad Raisani

Co-Producer on Netflix’s Daredevil.


LAUREN GOODMAN (2016) Mentored by:
Janine Sherman Barrios

Writing pilot for Sony TV and a feature for Sony Pictures.


Developing a project for USA.

JAMIE DUNEIER (2015)
Mentored by:
Melanie Marnich


Now a producer at Discovery Channel.

BRIAN PETERSON (2015)
Mentored by:
Bill Lawrence


Associate Producer at Discovery & freelance podcast writer.

JESSICA MOLLO (2015)
Mentored by:
Gary Glasberg


Producer, on CBS’s NCIS: New Orleans

GRETA HEINEMANN (2015)
Mentored by:
Pam Veasay


Went on to be the showrunner for Awesomeness TV’s show Guidance for 2 years

SJ HODGES (2014)
Mentored by:
Jason Katims


Since participating in the NEW VOICES program, was a Staff Writer for Season 1 of HBO's The Leftovers, is now a Co-Executive Producer in FOX's Empire, and sold a pilot to 20th Century Television. He’s also working on feature projects for Warner Bros, SONY and MGM.

CARLITO RODRIGUEZ (2014)
Mentored by:
David Shore


Creator and showrunner for Netflix’s Spanish language series Puerta 7. Producer on Netflix’ s Ozark.

MARTIN ZIMMERMAN (2014)
Mentored by:
Alan Ball


Producers on ABC’s Speechless.

JOSH COREY &
BRIAN KATZ (2014)
Mentored by:
Jay Kogen


Recently completed creating/exec producing a WB.com webseries, now out pitching pilots.

STEPHEN CEDARS,
BENJI KLEIMAN &
SCOTT YACYSHYN (2014)

Mentored by:
David Zuckerman


Writing pilot for Sony & running mini room for series he created.

WILL PASCOE (2013)
Mentored by:
Hart Hanson


Sold pilots to CBS & The CW. In 2014, wrote Parenthood Mini Series

ADAM KARP (2013)
Mentored by:
David Hudgins


Consulting Producer on Claws.

EMILY SILVER (2013) - Mentored by:
Marc Guggenheim


Co-Executive Producer on Amazon’s Just Add Magic

LUISA LESCHIN (2012)
Mentored by:
Ali LeRoi