About Neima

Neima Patterson is a writer and producer who creates to serve her hometown: South Los Angeles. With her partner, Whitney Woods, she has launched Peachyland to create online content and produce events that have partnered with Pamplona 89 and Passion Planner. She earned a BA, Magna Cum Laude, from UCLA and an MFA from USC in Film and Television Production. She has interned at Paramount Pictures, at J.J. Abram’s Bad Robot Productions, at Paramount Television, and at Amazon Studios.

During her undergraduate career, she produced a number of events as Director of both SANAA and Hip Hop Congress. She produced and booked shows featuring Earl Sweatshirt, Talib Kweli, Vince Staples, Dwele, and Warm Brew. She was also able to work artist relations during events for Goapele, Kehlani, JMSN, and Anderson Paak to name a few. While at USC, she was a dedicated USC Comedy student and one of two graduate student coordinators for the USC Comedy Festival.

Since focusing on comedy writing, her scripts have made it to the semifinalist rounds of both the Macro & The Black List Episodic Lab and the 2019 Sundance Episodic Lab. She is currently continuing to produce her own web series, Sad-Ass Black Folk, while assisting a showrunner. Sad-Ass Black Folk has partnered with and been sponsored by Headspace and Sip & Sonder and has just released episodes for the public to view.

For more projects, please visit the Projects page.

For professional experience, please visit her Linkedin.