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      • Bill's People Comedy Drama No Agent Available Written by Mark Kratz
        Facing death, cranky Bill Wilks invites a young homeless mother and toddler to move in and soon after, her sister and offbeat friends show up creating a raucous menagerie under one roof. Even as Bill’s health deteriorates he rises to the rescue, helps transform their troubled lives and in doing so discovers the meaning of his own.
        Market August 7, 2018
        Manager Kathy Muraviov (The Muraviov Company)
      • Pony Action Drama Thriller Available Written by John Swetnam
        The story follows a mysterious 28-year-old horse rider who is tormented by his past, and must accomplish the dangerous task of carrying an important package from Salt Lake City to Sacramento.
        Market August 3, 2018
        Producer John Swetnam, Matti Lesham
        Manager Michael Botti (Industry Entertainment)
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Pamela Goldstein (Verve)
        Production Mad Horse Films, Weimaraner Republic Pictures
      • Henchman Action Comedy No Agent Available Written by Andrew Wood
        Story centers on Doug, a regular guy who is moonlighting as a henchman for a notorious villain so that he can put his daughter through private school. When Doug accidentally kills “The Termite,” the city’s super hero, Doug knows that his boss villain will be pissed, probably pissed enough to kill him. So Doug does the only think he can think of: puts on the The Termite’s suite and starts saving the city from villains. That’s when things really start to get complicated.
        Market August 2, 2018
        Producer Beth Bruckner O’Brien
        Manager Alex Platis (Untitled Entertainment)
      • Manchester Drama No Agent Available Written by D.C. Stephens & Peter Petrucci
        The extraordinary true story of Jeffrey Manchester, a convicted felon who made a daring escape from a North Carolina prison and then hid out inside of a WORKING Toys R Us store for the better part of a year, living in the crawlspaces and in between the displays while casing the store for a Christmas-time heist.
        Market July 25, 2018
        Executive Jeff Portnoy
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Productions)
      • Gatewood Drama No Agent Available Written by Peter Malone Elliott
        Based on the New York Times Best-Seller – In 1955, Emma “Grandma” Gatewood, at sixty-seven years of age, became the first woman to solo-hike the entire Appalachian Trail, all after raising eleven children and surviving decades of horrific domestic abuse.
        Market July 23, 2018
        Manager Kathy Muraviov (The Muraviov Company)
      • The Imaginaries Family Available Written by Fergal Reilly & Jared Rosenberg
        Kept under wraps, a family adventure that centers on a distracted father and his children’s toys.
        Market July 12, 2018
        Director Fergal Reilly
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Jenna Block (Verve), Jason Burns (UTA)
        Manager Russell Hollander (Hollander Entertainment)
      • Run Sweetheart Run Horror No Manager Thriller Available Written by Shana Feste
        A woman escapes a blind date and is chased through Los Angeles.
        Market June 29, 2018
        Director Shana Feste
        Producer Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Jason Blum, Shana Feste
        Executive Bea Sequeira, Jennifer Besser
        Agent David Kopple, Leah Yerushalaim, Nancy Etz, Risa Gertner, Sue Carls (CAA)
        Production Automatik Entertainment, Blumhouse Productions, Quiet Girl Productions

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      • Don't Be Evil Drama Set Up 2017 Written by Etta Devine, Evan Bates & Gabriel Diani
        23 days ago
        The quirky dramatization of the founders and philosophy behind Google.
        Market October 29, 2017    Sold December 8, 2017
        Producer Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Christian Baha
        Executive Negin Salmasi
        Agent Keya Khayatian, Jordan Lonner (UTA)
        Manager Harry Lengsfield, Sam Warren (LBI Entertainment)
        Production See-Saw Films
        The spec was sought after by several companies before See-Saw finally landed the rights. UTA and LBI brokered the deal.
      • Letters From Rosemary Black List Drama Set Up 2016 Written by Nick Yarborough
        28 days ago
        Tells the true story of Rose Marie “Rosemary” Kennedy, who received one of the first prefrontal lobotomies which left her permanently incapacitated.
        Market March 21, 2016
        Actor Emma Stone
        Producer Steve Golin, Doug Wald, Jarrod Murray, Allard Cantor
        Agent SImon Faber, Tanya Cohen (WME)
        Manager Allard Cantor, Jarrod Murray (Epicenter)
        Production Anonymous Content
      • On Drama Sci-Fi Set Up 2017 Written by Ryan Jennifer Jones
        36 days ago
        In a slightly futuristic, hyper-efficient Manhattan, a newly single book editor purchases a customizable sex android to assuage her broken heart. When her toy’s closed feedback loop starts to alter her personality, she must reevaluate the merits of a perfectly compatible partner.
        Market December 9, 2017    Sold December 21, 2017
        Producer Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson
        Agent Ellie Schiff, Valarie Phillips (Paradigm)
        Manager David Katsman (LINK Entertainmen)
        Production Appian Way
      • The Saviors Drama Set Up 2017 Thriller Written by Travis Betz & Kevin Hamedani
        41 days ago
        A seemingly progressive suburban husband and wife rent their garage through Airbnb but soon become suspicious of their Muslim guests. As they investigate these visitors, they unwittingly trigger events that will forever change the course of human history.
        Market January 12, 2017    Sold December 21, 2017
        Producer Ben Stiller, Lee Stobby, Stuart Cornfeld
        Agent Ryan Saul (APA), Peter McHugh (Gotham Group)
        Manager Lee Stobby (Lee Stobby Entertainment)
        Production Lee Stobby Entertainment, Red Hour Films
      • The Perfection Set Up 2017 Thriller Written by Richard Shepard, Eric Charmelo & Nicole Snyder
        48 days ago
        Two cello prodigies share an obsession that drives them in a sinister pursuit of perfect.
        Market September 13, 2017    Sold September 13, 2017
        Director Richard Shepard
        Agent Marissa Devins, Josh Hornstock, Carolyn Sivitz, Julien Thuan, Hailey Wierengo, Allan Haldeman, Larry Salz (UTA)
        Manager Tom Lassally (3 Arts Entertainment), A.B. Fischer, Steve Simons (Shuman Company)
        Studio Miramax

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      • Painting With Metro Scouted Available Unrepped 75 Written by Ron Krajewski
        A struggling artist and a retired racehorse gain national attention and help each other gain a new lease on life after the artist teaches the horse how to paint.
      • The Melrose Jazz Club Drama No Agent Scouted Available 77.7 Written by Bob Bland
        A brilliant jazz musician, after receiving a devastating diagnosis of MS, must put his faith in an untrained yet talented young female pianist to defeat his arch rival in a most prestigious national jazz competition.
        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
       
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