Annie Nishida is a television writer+visual artist and activist who uses her experiences as a fourth-generation Japanese American, East Los Angeles native, and paranormal enthusiast as inspiration for her coming-of-age themed stories.
She graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, where she was nominated for the Humanitas Prize’s Comedy Fellowship, pitched projects to 20th Century Fox Television and adult swim, and wrote+directed two stage plays. She was previously staffed on Disney Channel’s Gabby Duran & the Unsittables, and Disney Junior’s Robogobo, and was most recently a Story Editor on Disney Channel’s Bunk’d: Learning the Ropes. Annie has written over two dozen episodes of animated television, developed an adult animated project with Hulu, and is a fellow of the inaugural WarnerMedia Access Writers Program. She is currently available for staffing and freelance.
Outside of tv writing, Annie writes and illustrates socially conscious comics + books, which she exhibits at indie publishing events across California (webstore here). She is very proud to have led a school-wide frog dissection protest in the seventh grade and is a competitive synchronized ice skater.
List of credits + representation info available here.