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Margaret Rose Lester, Steve Martinez and Chandus Jackson

Talent Talent

Writers Program 2016-2017

Brian Buccellato

Hometown

Queens, NY

 

Program Producer Mentors

Skybound's Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), David Alpert (The Walking Dead), and Bryan Furst (Dice)


Program Writing Mentor

Jonathan Herman (Straight Outta Compton)

Josephine Green

Hometown

Los Angeles, CA

 

Program Producer Mentors 

unbeliEVAble Entertainment's Eva Longoria (Telenovela, John Wick), Ben Spector (Telenovela) and Will Rack (The Internship)

 

Program Writing Mentor 

Tracy Oliver (Girls Trip)

Rose McAleese

Hometown

Seattle, WA

 

Program Producer Mentors

Brownstone Production's Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman (Pitch Perfect franchise), Alison Small

 

Program Writing Mentor

Dana Fox (How To Be Single)

 

Post-Program Update

Staff Writer on The Quad (BET)

Leon Hendrix

Hometown

Chicago, IL

 

Program Producer Mentors

Will Packer Production's Will Packer and James Lopez (Girls Trip)

 

Program Writing Mentor  

Ted Melfi (Hidden Figures)

Juel Taylor

Hometown

Tuskegee, AL

 

Program Producer Mentors

Secret Hideout's Alex Kurtzman (Transformers, The Mummy), Jeb Brody (Little Miss Sunshine) and Sarah Schweitzman

 

Program Writing Mentor

David E. Talbert (Almost Christmas)