Leah Bleich

Creative Executive @ Solstice Studios
Saturday 6/19 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

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Particularly Interested In:

High concept features that would be suitable for a wide-release in movie theaters for Solstice. I also personally enjoy comedy, coming-of-age, and magical realism.

 

Specifically NOT Interested In:

Dystopian stories, heavy drama, and period pieces.

Pitch Tips

Humor and a smile goes a long way for me. Structure is also key -- I really appreciate when writers take a moment to signpost each act and arc in their pitch.

About Your Host

Leah Bleich is a Creative Executive at Solstice Studios. A graduate of UC Santa Barbara, she began her entertainment career in the mailroom at Creative Artists Agency following internships at Blumhouse, The Exchange, Mandalay Sports Media and MAS Production. After CAA, she was hired as in her CE role at Solstice, where she helped oversee the development and production of “Unhinged” starring Russell Crowe. Solstice has a number of other projects currently in development, including "Hypnotic" starring Ben Affleck. Leah is also an award-winning director and writer. In August of 2020, her feature script “The Moon & Back” was selected out of 350+ submissions for participation in Justin Baldoni’s Six Feet Apart Experiment. Under mentorship from Cathy Yan (“Birds of Prey”), Leah completed her directorial debut “The Moon & Back” in the fall of 2020 with a slim nine day shooting schedule and a $50K budget. She believes in the magic of storytelling, and she believes in entertainment’s ability to invoke positive change.

HOW IT WORKS

  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.

Questions?

If you have any questions at all about this program, email coordinator@roadmapwriters.com!

Specializes in:

Features
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • All Budgets

Subgenres
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Female-Driven
  • High-Concept
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Young Adult (YA)

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