Alyson Feltes (Aly) has been a writer/showrunner in Canada, South Africa and the U.S, with stellar credits in each country.
Aly is currently developing her pilot based on Peter Bogdanovich’s The Killing Of The Unicorn for Paramount Studios and Kennedy/Marshall, and an original series set in post-Apartheid South Africa.
She was most recently a Consulting Producer on Mosquito Coast (Apple), and prior to that, an Executive Producer on First Lady (Showtime), an EP and writer on The Alienist: Angel of Darkness (TNT), and a Co-Executive Producer and writer on the award-winning Ozark (Netflix) for two seasons.
In Canada, she co-created Flash Forward for The Disney Channel and The Associates for CTV. She co-ran Traders for three Gemini award-winning seasons (including its two best dramatic series nods). In South Africa, Aly developed, wrote and was Showrunner of JOZI-H, for CBC, BBC and SABC, living in Johannesburg with her two young children for the duration of filming.
After relocating to Los Angeles, Aly became a Co-EP on Mental, a one hour-drama produced in Bogota, Colombia for FTVS and Fox and was a Consulting Producer for the The Firm (NBC/Sony International).
Aly is very interested in encouraging, developing and promoting writers. As a showrunner-in-residence at The Canadian Film Centre, creating a mock story department for the students there using a one-hour drama based on her original pilot script. In Los Angeles, she has taught television writing for Script Anatomy for many years. Most of her students have been accepted to fellowships and have been staffed. The recent Gordita Chronicles, written by Script Anatomy alum Claudia Forestieri, was developed in her class.
Working with Aly in Advanced Spec Lab was invaluable – her notes were smart, honest and encouraging. I always left class feeling elated and super jazzed to implement her helpful feedback. Her notes were just so amazing! I also appreciate that she’s a working TV writer/producer, and her generosity in sharing some behind-the-scenes insight with a room of new writers. She’s like a cooler, hipper fairy godmother who will dust magic over your script. Highly Recommended!
I really enjoyed Spec Lab with Alyson and I know I would not have ended up with as strong of a script without her guidance. I really love Script Anatomy classes! I get so much out of the tools and tasks and I find myself and my work pushed miles ahead of what I could do on my own (and much further than what I’ve experienced in classes elsewhere).