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      • Da5id Sci-Fi Available Written by Charles Peirce
        Kept under wraps, but being pitched as Ex Machina meets Stranger Things.
        Market May 8, 2017
        Agent Ethan Neale, Scott Henderson (Paradigm)
        Manager Sidney Sherman (Rosa Entertainment)
      • The Infinity Reel Horror Set Up Written by Adam D'Alba
        The story follows a paranormal investigator who finds himself drawn to a small town that has experienced bizarre phenomena. He soon discovers that these instances have an eerie connection with his own past.
        Market May 5, 2017    Sold May 5, 2017
        Producer Benedict Carver, Dan Cohen, Dan Levine, Shawn Levy
        Agent  (Gersh)
        Manager  (Grandview)
        Studio Paramount
        Production 21 Laps
      • Proximity No Agent Sci-Fi Available Written by Tristan Thai
        Two science students travel to a remote part of Iceland to test a large-scale magnetic theory. But what they encounter is something larger than themselves, with ramifications that might go beyond the scope of the experiment.
        Market May 4, 2017
        Director Fabien Dubois
        Agent Jon Kanak (Magnet Management)
        5-2017 - Based on the short film Here We Are, co-written and directed by Dubois and Aladdin Serraoui.
      • High Tide Comedy Available Written by Alex McAulay & David Newman
        A fifteenth High School reunion booze cruise gets hit by a tidal wave, and the surviving partygoers get stranded on an island and revert to their High School selves. Pitched as Lord of the Flies meets Romy & Michelle’s High School Reunion.
        Market April 28, 2017
        Agent Meyash Prabhu (WME), Debbie Deuble Hill, Sheryl Petersen (APA)
        Manager Britton Rizzio, Courtney Conwell, Noah Rosen (Writ Large)
      • Gangland Action Sci-Fi Available Written by NeilTuritz & Dan Maccarone
        In the near future, New York City has been turned into a crime-based amusement park for the rich and privileged. For the right price, they can take drugs, engage in a high-speed chase, or even be mugged in ’70s era Times Square. But when a former gang member working in the park sees something he shouldn’t, it sets off a chain reaction that could take down the whole system.
        Market April 27, 2017
        Manager Ford Gilmore (Illuminati Entertainment)
      • This Is Jane Drama Set Up Written by Dan Loflin
        Chronicles the efforts of a woman in Chicago and the underground abortion clinic she founded before Roe v. Wade.
        Market April 25, 2017    Sold May 5, 2017
        Producer John Lesher, Peter Heller
        Executive Dan Loflin, Sean Murphy
        Agent Antoni Kaczmarek, Martin M. To, Varun Monga (ESA)
        Manager Peter Heller (Heller Highwater Productions)
        Studio Amazon Studios
        Production Le Grisbi Productions
        Based on the book "The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service by Laura Kaplan, " which was was covered by The New York Times on 4/22/2017. Script sold to Amazon for six-figures. Subsequently, out to directors as ODA.
      • Afraid Action Horror Thriller Available Written by Matthew Altman & David Matalon
        The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
        Market April 21, 2017
        Producer Vince Newman
        Manager Jim Wedaa (Parallax Talent Management), Larry Shuman, Robert Lazar (Shuman Company)
        Agent Chris Ridenhour, Ryan Levee (APA)
        4-21-20177 - Went out to all territories and financiers.

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      • The Shave Black List Drama Hit List Set Up 2015 Thriller Written by Miles Hubley & Thomas White
        10 hours ago
        A dirty cop, exonerated in the murder of a high school honor student, visits the boy’s father at his barbershop, and while receiving a straight razor shave listens to him recount the story of his son’s life.
        Market July 29, 2015    Sold October 20, 2015
        Producer Chris Columbus, Eleanor Columbus, Russell Levine, Johhn Finemore, Mason Novick, Michelle Knudsen
        Manager Michelle Knudsen, Mason Novick (MXN)
        Agent Solco Shuit, Stuart Manashil (WME)
        Financier Route One Entertainment, Lost City
        Production Maiden Voyage
        Route One’s Chris Lytton is executive producing with Lost City’s James Hoppe. Elizabeth Grave will serve as co-producer for Lost City with Sophia Dilley co-producing for Route One.
      • The Big Get Even Action 2015 Available Written by Shea Mirzai & Evan Mirzai
        4 days ago
        A former mob hit man goes out for revenge when his retirement property and nest egg are mistakenly blown up by a rival crime boss looking for the guy next door.
        Market June 25, 2015
        Agent Adam Kanter, Adrian Garcia, Douglas Fronk, Ellie Schiff, Martin Spencer (Paradigm)
        Manager Allen Fischer (Principato Young)
      • Medusa And Athena 2015 Available 80.7 Written by Nir Paniry
        5 days ago
        Pitched as a YA tentpole origin story for Medusa the gorgon, the Greek deity whose hair was made of deadly vipers that upon sight turned men to stone.
        Market July 13, 2015
        Manager Jake Wagner (Benderspink)
        Agent Adrian Garcia, David Boxerbaum, Valarie Philips (Paradigm)
      • Furious Comedy 2015 Available Written by Sean Clifford and Heath Cullens
        8 days ago
        A washed out bull riding champion partners with a teenager to seek revenge against the bull that ruined his career. However, the teenager will only help him if he teaches her how to ride bulls like he once did.
        Market June 12, 2015
        Agent Adrian Garcia, Rich Rogers, Zac Simmons (Paradigm)
        Manager Jonathan Barry (3 Arts)
        Production Aquidneck Films
      • Dust To Dust Horror No Agent 2015 Available Written by Joshua Cohn
        15 days ago
        Set in California’s Central Valley during an extreme drought, a family is trapped and terrorized by a malevolent force that manifests itself in the form of black dust.
        Market June 9, 2015
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Heretic Literary Management)

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      • The Melrose Jazz Club Drama No Agent Scouted Available 77.7 Written by Bob Bland
        Facing a devastating diagnosis of MS, a brilliant, ambitious jazz pianist must look for a supplemental player for his band if he stands any chance of beating his ex-best friend and arch rival at an upcoming jazz competition.  He unexpectedly meets a similarly talented, shyly pugnacious young waitress with a history of domestic abuse and takes her under his wing, teaching her jazz all while falling in love with her.
        Manager The Robb Company (Sherry Robb)
      • Heathens Drama No Agent Scouted Thriller Available 75.4 Written by Mike Doyle
        Based on a True Story. Circa 1970s, a dysfunctional narco cop, suspended for unruly behavior, is tapped to go undercover to infiltrate a motorcycle gang that's suspected of stealing weapons from a military depot, but once inside he discovers the much darker truth of this organization, which ultimately puts his own family in jeopardy.
        Manager Kailey Marsh (Kailey Marsh Media)
      • Rise Of The Unusuals Action Scouted Available Unrepped 76.9 Written by James Connor
        After seeing his best friend killed by a shapeshifting superhuman, a wounded former Navy Seal is lead to a mysterious yoga ashram who has ties to this deadly assassin, and uses their training to overcome his physical disabilities and gains superpowers himself.
      • Kashmiriyat (aka The Infidel) Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 80.8 Written by Ashish Mehta
        After losing her husband and son to Islamist extremism in late 1980s Kashmir, a tough Kashmiri Muslim nurse decides to harbor and protect two wounded Indian army deserters on the run from their superiors and militants, placing her life in extreme jeopardy.
      • The Thinker Arises Action Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 75.1 Written by Jonathan Edward Young
        Paris, 1887. A street tough battles his way to fame and inspires the world’s most famous sculpture, but must choose between his glamorous new life or saving the poor he left behind from extermination.
      • State Of Love And Dodge Scouted Available Unrepped 75 Written by Louis Palma
        A consummate freeloader has to see his favorite band headline a sold-out concert in Seattle, but his ride is suicidal and the tickets are in the hands of the last thing he needs.
      • Requited Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 75.4 Written by Bill Johnston
        A former lawman turned lawyer uses his knowledge and courtroom experience to defend the last of his family against a ruthless land baron. When his violent past comes to light, he is forced to choose what he has become and what he once was in order to make thing right.
      • Bonds Of Betrayal - 2016 Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 78.9 Written by Dimitra Demetriades
        A grieving detective is tasked with solving the murder of a woman's ex husband, with their daughter as the prime suspect. As he goes deeper into the mystery, he discovers a connection between the case, and an accident that took the life of his former lover months ago.
      • Hunted No Agent Scouted Set Up 2016 Thriller 77.8 Written by Matt Sinnreich
        Hunted is a contained thriller about a man who helps an isolated farm girl escape a clan of blood-thirsty religious zealots, only to discover the shocking reason why they’ve picked her as their sacrifice.
        Market October 13, 2015    Sold March 15, 2016
        Director Matt Sinnreich
        Producer Douglas Banker, Marina Bespalov, Moshe Diamant, Bernie Gewissler, Michael Tadross Jr., Brooklyn Weaver, Danny Roth
        Manager Brooklyn Weaver (Energy)
        Production Tadross Media Group, Parkside Pictures
        Financier Aldamisa
      • Party Comedy Scouted Available Unrepped 76.8 Written by Louis Palma
        An oppressed man desperate to party reunites with his old school buddies for an epic night only to find their personal growth stands between him and scoring drugs and alcohol.