In Alphabetical Order
AYINDE MOIR WARING
A wild-child son of South Carolina, Ayinde's a Morehouse man, Omega and sports fanatic who's run several successful political campaigns in his home state of South Carolina, written for adult websites, witnessed the drowning deaths of two best friends, coached his sons little league teams to championships, and has led a popular local punk rock band. Rainforest Films optioned his 1-hour drama pilot FIRST. And right before they folded, Quibi pursued him to pitch a South Carolina episode for 50 STATES OF FRIGHT based on the folklore of his native Geechee/Gullah culture. Ayinde is currently working with Undaunted and the NBA Players Association to write the script for their holiday romance feature.
A rancher from Idaho who was raised by an Edgar Cayce-loving woman with a searing wit and magical intellect, Eric inherited his mother's magic. He has written multiple episodes for Paramount Network's YELLOWSTONE and he penned SICARIO 3 for Black Label Media. He developed the book adaptation of GOD OF THE RODEO for eOne. Eric currently has a one hour show, ESCROW, sold to NBC/Peacock with Pierce Brosnan attached to star and AMC Studios is the studio. Eric's also the writer of the limited series COMBAT CORRESPONDENT from Outsider Pictures and Korean SVOD platform Content Wavve.
Jamal is a director / writer / producer whose film THREE WAYS screened at ABFF and MVAAFF and sold to Andscape/HULU. As a producer, he's the EP, creator, and director of TruTV's 1/2 hour comedy sketch series LAFF MOBB'S LAFF TRACK. The series was based on his viral online comedy series Laff Mobb’s Presents: Laff Loops, which has amassed over 100 million online views and has aired on BET, The Playboy Channel and TruTV. Jamal served as segment producer for RACHEL DRATCH'S LATE NIGHT SNACK and he wrote and directed episodes of Black&Sexy TV's RIDER.
JONATHAN HOWARD & PETER DIRKSEN
Peter & Jonathan are often referred to by their nicknames: “Black Guy White Guy” or “White Guy Black Guy” or “Look at those two idiots who agreed to share a paycheck!” They both grew up in middle class families with moms who were teachers and dads who were very concerned with having sons who tuck their shirts in. They have been a writing team since meeting on the staff of “Marvin, Marvin” in 2012. Most recently, the pair wrote the sitcom LEGEND IN THE MAKING (Get Lifted/ Adam F. Goldberg Productions) for ABC Signature and NBC Network, inspired by the life of John Legend. They were Co-EPs on THE GOLDBERGS (Sony/ABC) and Supervising Producers on SCHOOLED (Sony/ABC). Other credits include PRINCE OF PEORIA (Netflix), NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN (Nickelodeon), BELLA AND THE BULLDOGS (Nickelodeon), and KICKIN' IT (Disney XD). Jonathan is an ABC Disney Writers Program fellow.
A fangirl originally from dusty Inland Empire, now a 40-something mom and house-flipper in hipster-infested Portland, Megan Warren has a knack for comedy in all genres. She was a young executive for Klasky Csupo where she wrote uncredited on THE RUGRATS. Her samples include the animated pilot SKIPPY GUMSHOE'S BROTHERHOOD OF JUSTICE, an adult buddy comedy with a hilariously Quixotic lead, and BETWEEN STAIRS, a serious period drama set between India and the UK, inspired by Megan's family history.
Credits include CBS's THE NEIGHBORHOOD, RAVEN'S HOME for Disney Channel, DR. KEN for SONY/ABC and the ABC soap GENERAL HOSPITAL. Additional credits include directing MY WIFE AND KIDS (ABC), SONNY WITH A CHANCE (Disney Channel), SO RANDOM! (Disney Channel) and GRACE UNDER FIRE (ABC). Ron is a graduate of USC’s School of Journalism and he is also known for freelance writing the cult classic episode of A DIFFERENT WORLD (NBC) “Homie Don’t Ya Know Me?”, guest starring Tupac Shakur opposite regular Jada Pinkett.
STACEY EVANS MORGAN
From sitcoms to sketch, Stacey Evans Morgan talents continue to be utilized by all comedy series including recent stints at Disney’s SATURDAYS and the HBO Emmy winning series BLACK LADY SKETCH COMEDY SHOW. Her two decades of work include stints on multiples series that ran five seasons and beyond including the Monique starring THE PARKERS and FAMILY TIME. Additional credits include THE JAMIE FOXX SHOW, IN THE CUT, LOVE THAT GIRL, and MADAGASCAR: A LITTLE WILD. Stacey is also a celebrated novelist from her kids book “Cocoa Princess” to her latest “A Good Thing” which is currently being developed as a feature.