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Julia Skikavich

Screenwriter

Short Bios

Julia Skikavich is a screenwriter, continuity and script supervisor, online producer and journalist. She has worked in development, production and post-production for a variety of news programs, factual entertainment and reality series that have aired in the United States, Canada and Australia. Journalistically, her work has appeared in Canada and the United States in print, online and radio. She has covered a variety of major events and breaking news stories, including plane crashes, presidential campaigns, murder trials and the Olympics. While working with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Julia held positions as a senior news writer and an associate producer in digital programming. Her other writing experience includes penning scripts and trivia for videogames and apps, editing novels and non-fiction prose, performing editorial evaluations for children’s stories, composing speeches and talking points for politicians, and researching articles for encyclopedias.

my screenplays

Missing Pieces
TV Pilot
 
 
Sourdoughs - "May June"
TV Pilot
 
 
Space Camp
TV Pilot
 
 
Survivors B+S
TV Pilot
 
 
You Don't Know Jack
TV Pilot
 
 
Distractions
TV Pilot
 
 
Law & Order: SVU - "Above Suspicion" (Spec)
TV Pilot
 
 
Chicago P.D. - "Special Delivery" (Spec)
TV Pilot
 
 

classes / training

New York
Seminar
Robert McKee's GENRE Seminar - TV/Long Form
New York
Seminar
George Brown College
Classroom
Screenwriting II
George Brown College
Classroom
Screenwriting III
George Brown College
Classroom
TV Spec Scripts
George Brown College
Classroom
Creating an Original Series
George Brown College
Classroom
Script Writing: Write a Pilot Episode
Michigan State University
Online
Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting
Masterclass
Online
CREATIVE INTEGRATION: WRITING THE PITCH-PERFECT AUTHENTIC SCRIPT with Corey Mandell
Toronto Screenwriting Conference
Seminar
Toronto Screenwriting Conference
Seminar
Breaking a Season with Stephen Falk
Toronto Screenwriting Conference
Seminar
TV Weekend: Presented by the ISA
Seminar
Your Television Writing Career with Lee Jessup
Seminar
Pitching Pilots that Sell with Corey Mandell
Seminar

additional training

Script Supervision and Continuity
Raindance Canada
Workshop
The Anti Hero on TV with Glen Mazzara
Toronto Screenwriting Conference
Seminar
Creative Writing
Yukon College
Classroom
Journalism
Carleton University
Classroom

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