Janice Pieroni’s entertainment experience includes working as an executive at Universal Studios, as a co-writer for Universal Studios and its affiliates, and as an assistant to Martin Scorsese. She is a member of Writers Guild of America.
Through Story Arts Management<®(www.storyartsmanagement.com), which Janice founded in 2004, she has worked with a national clientele of individuals, businesses, and organizations to develop, refine, and polish film, television, and book projects – placing approximately 25 client fiction or non-fiction book projects with publishers such as Simon & Schuster, W.W. Norton, Wiley, and others, and guiding numerous client screenplays into development with leading L.A. producers.
A Senior Affiliated Faculty Member at Emerson College, Janice teaches screenwriting, writing television pilots, and writing for television. She also has taught screenwriting and the business of screenwriting in Emerson’s Screenwriting Certificate Program and screenwriting in Emerson’s Pre-College Program.
In addition, Janice is a Member of the Adjunct Faculty at Boston University, where she teaches screenwriting and television writing.
Her professional experience includes working as an associate in the L.A. home office of international firm Paul, Hastings, as a script and story analyst for the producers of an Academy Award-Winning feature, as an assistant at WNET, New York’s public broadcasting station, and as a production assistant on a Warner Bros. feature and on several PBS-funded projects.
Janice earned a B.A., magna cum laude, in English with a concentration in Film from Amherst College and a J.D. from University of California at Berkeley. She also studied Film in the School of the Arts, Graduate Division, at Columbia University. She is admitted to practice in California and Massachusetts and is a member of Massachusetts Production Coalition.