Sitcom Writing - Sketch Comedy - Film
Jeff Burdick is a Burbank, Calif.-based comedy writer with a background in journalism and advertising. He is repped by Michael Lewis of Michael Lewis & Assocs.
Jeff authors the “Almost Accurate Almanac” comedy feature on Twitter, has contributed to the Young Turks Network, and created the Fluffington Post fake-news blog on the Tribune Company’s ChicagoNow.com site.
Many of his original TV and feature scripts have been contest finalists. This includes his original cable pilot “Ex-Pats” (Script Pipeline’s Great TV Show Idea Contest), “Living Beyond Our Means," (“America’s Newest Comedy Writer Contest”), and his animated feature comedy “Elf Storage” (Top 10 finalist in the Page Awards).
In 2015, Jeff also created and produced “The Cold Cut,” Hollywood’s first live TV comedy writer competition. Co-sponsored by The Black List, the sold-out event staged performances of opening scenes from 9 original TV comedy pilot scripts. The event led to auditions and representation for many of the featured writers and actors.
A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he studied comedy writing at The Second City in Chicago, iO and UCLA. He has also written one novel.
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