Julie Anne Wight is a screenwriter and children's book author. Her credits include the Urban Movie Channel's hour drama series, "5th Ward," 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 began her career as a radio copywriter before transitioning into writing for film and television. Her screenwriting accolades include being named Winner of National Lampoon’s Search for Comedy Gold, a top finalist in Universal Pictures' Emerging Writers Fellowship, Final Draft's Big Break Competition, America's Newest Scriptwriter and Script Pipeline's Film and TV Writing Competitions, and a Quarterfinalist in the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting.
In addition to writing, Julie also directs. She's been
mentored by acclaimed director Nancy Meyers, and assisted director Corin Hardy on "The Nun" for
New Line Cinema and Warner Brothers.
She also freelances as a Story Consultant and Audio
Description Writer, and she sits on the Program Advisory
Committee for the Creative Writing programs at Full Sail University.
Julie holds a BFA in Broadcasting from Central Michigan
University, an MFA in Film from Florida State University, and
is a graduate of the UCLA Professional Program in Writing
for Film and Television and the UCLA Professional
Program in Screenwriting.