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      • The Perfection Set Up Thriller Written by Richard Shepard, Eric Charmelo & Nicole Snyder
        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
      • The Billion Dollar Heist Set Up Thriller Written by Charlie Frazier & Chris Frazier & Nico Mastorakis
        A family of elite thieves is tasked with pulling off the most daring heist in history- stealing one billion dollars from the vault of London’s largest bank.
        Market September 12, 2017    Sold September 12, 2017
        Producer Nico Mastorakis
        Agent Daniel Cohan, Howie Tanenbaum (ICM)
        Manager Tom Lassally, Will Rowbotham (3Arts)
        Financier Endurance Media
      • Don't Look Behind You Horror Set Up Written by Joshua Wagner & Robert Lind
        A female-driven contained horror inspired by the infamous Indiana Demon House.
        Market September 11, 2017    Sold September 22, 2017
        Agent Ryan Levee (APA)
        Manager Kendrick Tan (Madhouse Entertainment)
        Studio eOne Entertainment, MGM
        9-22-2-17 - MGM and eOne split the purchase. High six figures. 9-2017 - Two unnamed producers are attached. The project went out wide.
      • Jack And Dick Drama No Agent Set Up Written by Lee Batchler & Janet Scott Batchler
        Charts the fascinating true story of the little-known friendship between political rivals John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, from their early years as Senators to the race for the Presidency, leading up to the historic 1960’s televised debate.
        Market August 30, 2017    Sold August 30, 2017
        Manager Alan Gasmer (Alan Gasmer & Friends)
        Production Hyde Park International
        8-2017 - Hyde Park continues its long-term feature film financing partnership with ImageNation Abu Dhabi. The next film fully financed by Hyde Park – ImageNation is PREY, a co-production with Blumhouse Productions, produced by Amritraj and Jason Blum. The film is currently in post-production
      • Untitled Josh L. Gordon Sci-fi Thriller Sci-Fi Set Up Thriller Written by Josh L. Gordon
        In a near future where mankind is threatened by an exponential advances in artificial intelligence, a brilliant young engineer finds herself at the center of an eccentric billionaire's bid to alter the trajectory of the human race.
        Market August 29, 2017    Sold August 29, 2017
        Producer Zev Foreman
        Executive Thomas Benski, Brian Levy
        Manager Brian Levy (Pulse)
        Agent Daniel Cohan (ICM)
        Studio Warner Brothers
      • Damascus Action No Manager Set Up Thriller Written by Bennett Fisher
        Damascus takes place after an explosion at the Minneapolis airport. Everyone is on high alert, and with all planes grounded, a stranded teenager pleads with a Somali-American airport shuttle driver to drive him home to Chicago. As the two men cross the Midwest in the dead of winter, they discover that not everything is what it seems. Damascus investigates the seductiveness of extremism and the assumptions made about homeland and security.
        Market August 26, 2017
        Producer Bill Mechanic, Rick Nicita, Jib Polhemus
        Executive Dara Cohen, Suzanne Warrenn
        Agent  (Gersh)
        Production Pandemonium Entertainment
      • Nightlight Horror Set Up Thriller Written by Chris Hill & Tyler MacIntyre
        Contained horror/thriller. While home alone, a young boy must protect his house from unknown invaders.
        Market August 23, 2017    Sold August 23, 2017
        Executive Sara Rastogi
        Director Tyler MacIntyre
        Producer Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne, Vincent Gatewood
        Manager Allard Cantor, Jarrod Murray (EpiCenter)
        Agent Adam Perry, Sheryl Petersen, Nathan DeRemer , Ryan Levee, Jack Leighton (APA)
        Studio Columbia Pictures
        8-2017 - Tyler MacIntyre set to direct. Robert Shaye will produce alongside Vince Gatewood and Michael Lynne.

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      • Chappaquiddick Black List Drama Hit List No Agent Produced 2015 77.2 Written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan
        15 days ago
        A historically factual look at what really happened when Ted Kennedy drove off the road into a Martha’sVineyard bay with Mary Jo Kopechne in the car
        Manager Chris Fenton (DMG Entertainment)
        Financier Apex Entertainment
        Production DMG Entertainment
      • Daddy Issues Comedy No Manager 2015 Available Written by Thom Harp
        22 days ago
        While watching a vintage adult film with his fiancee, a man discovers that his mother was once a porn star.
        Market July 13, 2015
        Agent Sean Barclay, Mark Hartogsohn (Gersh)
      • The Munchkin Black List 2014 Thriller Available Written by Will Widger
        29 days ago
        A little person private eye investigates the disappearance of a young actress in 1930’s Hollywood, leading him to uncover conspiracies revolving around “The Wizard of Oz” and MGM brass.
        Market December 15, 2014
        Agent Rob Herting, Tanya Cohen (Verve)
        Manager Aaron Kaplan, Josh Goldenberg (Kaplan/Perrone)
      • Orchard Horror No Agent 2015 Available Written by Michael Caissie & Charles Huttinger
        29 days ago
        Left alone for the night in their new orchard farmhouse, three teenage sisters soon find themselves at the mercy of some unscrupulous townie boys. The tables are turned however, when the malevolence that roams the orchard soon puts the local boys in danger.
        Market January 14, 2015
        Manager Christopher Sherman (Rooster Films)
      • The Long Haul Black List Drama 2014 Available Written by Dan Stoller
        30 days ago
        A self-destructive trucker estranged from his son travels cross country with a problematic nephew whom he barely knows.
        Market December 15, 2014
        Agent Geoff Morely, Jason Burns (UTA)
        Manager Ari Lubet, Greg Walter (3 Arts)

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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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