“Sheila Gallien has been an invaluable contributor in the development of some wonderful screenplays here at Fox. I treasure her input and find her knowledge of story and character to be a tremendous asset in our process, especially in high-pressure situations. I recommend her with the utmost confidence!” — Elizabeth Gabler, President Production, Fox 2000 (Life of Pi)
Sheila Gallien worked for six years alongside Oscar-nominated screenwriter William Broyles, Jr. on projects including Unfaithful, Cast Away, Entrapment, and Planet of the Apes. Previously she worked at CAA as a literary agent’s assistant and as a freelance reader. Her recent client list includes projects for producer Judy Cairo (Crazy Heart), director, Tanya Wexler (Hysteria), as well as having worked on both Away and Back and Hysteria, written by Stephen and Jonah Lisa Dyer, and ongoing projects for Mr. Broyles. Her original screenplay Dropping In is being produced by Susan Cartsonis, Storefront Pictures, (What Women Want, Where the Heart Is, The Duff). She is represented by The Wachter, Rabineau, Sanford and Harris Literary Agency. Sheila models her consults after years of experience in intensive script meetings with actors, directors, producers, and studio executives, while developing screenplays from inception to release. She is the author of “So Your Mama Loves It, But Is It Ready for the Big Time? The 10 Most Common Mistakes Screenwriters Make (And How You Can Avoid Them)“.