Julie Sayres

Writing work

Julie Sayres is an award-winning screenwriter, working in Los Angeles, whose credits include the film “Reaching for the Moon,” aka “Flores Raras,” for which she won the best adapted screenplay award by the Brazilian Academy of Letters and was also nominated for best adapted screenplay by the Brazilian Academy of Cinema. She worked on the writing staff of the television series “Midnight Caller,” and wrote episodes for “Gabriel’s Fire” and “Beggars and Choosers,” among others. She was also a co-creator and supervising producer of the CBS one-hour drama, “Four Corners.” She has also written many movies for television, including “A Walton Easter,” “Dallas Reunion” and the mini-series “Knot’s Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac.” She currently has two feature films in development, one in the U.S. and the other in Brazil.

Aside from her work as a screenwriter, she’s also an adjunct professor of screenwriting at USC School of Cinematic Arts and Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television. She has a B.A. from New York University and an MFA from Goddard College.