Lee Jessup

Lee Jessup is a career coach for professional and emerging screenwriters, a twice-published, best-selling author, and consultant whose expertise have been utilized by major studios and networks. Lee’s clients include writers who have major spec, pilot and pitch sales under their belts, staffed television writers, television writing program fellows, Hit List, Blood List and Black List writers, as well as writers just beginning to chart their professional course. Lee is the author of BREAKING IN: TALES FROM THE SCREENWRITING TRENCHES (Focal Press) and GETTING IN WRITE: AN INSIDER’S GUIDE TO A SCREENWRITING CAREER (MWP). She instructs and mentors writers chosen for Universal Studios’ prestigious Emerging Writers Fellowship, and also consults with NBC International. Lee’s professional background includes a stint as a working screenwriter, a development executive, and the director of ScriptShark.com. Lee is a mentor for Final Draft’s Big Break contest winners, as well as ISA’s Fast Track contest winners. She has appeared in countless screenwriting conferences and panels domestically, abroad, and online, is a contributor to Script Magazine, and has been the interview subject of countless podcasts. Never too far from the industry, Lee resides in Los Angeles with her family.