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      • This Is Going To Hurt Drama Written by Cameron Fay
        An absent mother attempts to reconnect with her daughter by relaying to her how she helped her own parentthrough battles with cancer and addiction.
        Market December 16, 2019
        Manager Josh Goldenberg, Aaron Kaplan (Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment)
      • Stampede Drama Sci-Fi Written by Sontenish Myers
        A young slave girl named Lena has telekinetic powers she cannot yet control on a plantation in the 1800s.
        Market December 16, 2019
        Agent Melisa Baloglu, Natalia Williams (Paradigm Talent Agency)
      • The Showrunner Drama Written by Cosmo Carlson
        The unbelievable true story of the creation of the worlds first, longest running, and most notorious reality show“COPS.” Based on “How ‘Cops’ Got Made — And What It Says About America” by Tim Stelloh.
        Market December 16, 2019
        Agent Lindsey Aubin, Simon Faber, Meyash Prabhu (WME Entertainment)
        Production Khalabu Ink Society
      • Nomads Drama Written by Esteban Orozco
        A reverse SEARCHERS from the perspective of the Natives going East into the unknown, the metropolis, thebelly of the beast, late 1800s New York City.
        Market December 16, 2019
        Agent Gaby Mena (Paradigm Talent Agency)
        Manager Varun Monga (Equitable Mgmt)
      • No Good Deed Horror Written by Christina Pamies
        A woman with a troubled past invites her teen niece to live with her in the family’s farm house, but the twobecome tormented by a creature that can take away their pain for a price.
        Market December 16, 2019
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Michael Chung, Nicky Mohebbi (Verve Talent and Literary Agency)
        Manager Jake Wagner (Alibi)
        Production Good Deed Entertainment
      • The Mother Drama Thriller Written by Michael Notarile
        The incredible true story of Fredericka Marm Mandelbaum, who was the countrys first female mob boss.During the Gilded Age, Marm opened a school for criminals, and built her empire by treating her gang ofrunaways and orphans as family -- eventually partnering with George Leslie to pull off what is still to date thelargest bank heist in American history (adjusting for inflation).
        Market December 16, 2019
        Manager Julian Rosenberg (Circle of Confusion)
      • Meet Cute Rom-Com Written by Chris Powers & Dan Powers
        MEET CUTE, the hottest dating app on the market, brings couples together by giving them their Rom Commoment. When the app’s biggest skeptic, Haley, matches with one of its developers, Russ, their instantconnection starts to change her mind.
        Market December 16, 2019
        Manager Zach Frognowski, Adam Klein (Grandview)

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      • In His Stead Action Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 81.2 Written by Michael Droberg
        22 days ago
        An ex-soldier finds out his son, who’s dealing with PTSD and whose wife is pregnant, is being deployed back to Afghanistan. Desperate to save his son’s family, the father taps into an old loophole that allows draftees to send someone else to war in their place.
        Producer Jeff Singer
        Production Stowaway Entertainment (jeff@stowawayentertainment.com)
      • Chó Drama Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 76.8 Written by Jon Shaivitz
        99 days ago
        A homeless, lonely Vietnamese boy meets and befriends an abandoned dog. After the dog is abducted and sent to a butcher to be prepared for a dinner gathering, the boy races against time to save his one and only friend and companion.
      • Eli Black List Hit List Sci-Fi Set Up 2015 Thriller Written by David Chirchirillo
        127 days ago
        Having moved into a "clean house" to treat his auto-immune disorder, 11-year-old Eli begins to believe that the house is haunted. Unable to leave, Eli soon realizes that the house, and the doctor who runs it, are more sinister than they appear. A contained supernatural thriller in the vein of INSIDIOUS, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, and THE OTHERS.
        Market July 28, 2015
        Producer John Zaozirny
        Agent Adam Perry, Sheryl Peterson (APA)
        Manager John Zaozirny (Bellevue Productions)
        Financier Broad Green Pictures
        12-2018 - Originally set up at Broad Green. Then Broad Green went under and it went to Paramount Players. Then, in December 2018, Netflix bought all global rights from Paramount Players and produced the film for release on the platform. Per Deadline, "What occurred we hear is that the pic’s champion, former Paramount Players head Brian Robbins, left to run Nickelodeon, and in the wake of that, Paramount marketing couldn’t wrap their heads around selling Eli despite great test scores." 2015 - David co-wrote CHEAP THRILLS, which premiered at SXSW in 2013, where it won the Audience Award and Best First Feature prize. It was released last year by Drafthouse Films.
      • Black And Blue Fka Exposure Action Drama No Manager Set Up 2017 Thriller 77.1 Written by Peter Dowling
        128 days ago
        A rookie African-American female cop in Detroit rounds the corner just as corrupt officers are murdering several drug dealers, an event captured by her body cam. They try to kill her, and she is hunted throughout the night by the narcs who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage and also a criminal gang who have been told she did the killing.
        Market August 21, 2017    Sold August 21, 2017
        Producer Sean Sorensen
        Executive Eric Paquette
        Agent Debbie Deuble Hill (APA)
        Studio Screen Gems
      • The Other Lamb Black List Produced 2017 Thriller Written by C.S. McMullen
        134 days ago
        A young girl comes of age in a repressive religious cult led by a charismatic patriarch, but grows skeptical of his leadership and begins to challenge it.
        Market April 10, 2017    Sold May 17, 2017
        Agent Candice Thom, Dayne Kelly (RGM Artists)
        Manager Chris Deckard, Krista Carpenter (Fictional Entity)
        Financier Rumble Films
        9-2019 - Screened at the Toronto Film Festival.

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      • In His Stead Action Drama Scouted Available Unrepped 81.2 Written by Michael Droberg
        An ex-soldier finds out his son, who’s dealing with PTSD and whose wife is pregnant, is being deployed back to Afghanistan. Desperate to save his son’s family, the father taps into an old loophole that allows draftees to send someone else to war in their place.
        Producer Jeff Singer
        Production Stowaway Entertainment (jeff@stowawayentertainment.com)
      • Chó Drama Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 76.8 Written by Jon Shaivitz
        A homeless, lonely Vietnamese boy meets and befriends an abandoned dog. After the dog is abducted and sent to a butcher to be prepared for a dinner gathering, the boy races against time to save his one and only friend and companion.
      • True Love Never Dies Drama Scouted 77.5 Written by Patrick Wier
        As WWI breaks out, a young Scottish man decides to join the priesthood after becoming convinced that his romance with a childhood sweetheart is a sin. When he and the young woman both end up in London, he battles the temptation to be with her, and at the same time begins uncovering dark secrets within the church.
      • 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
        When a gifted but emotionally detached jazz pianist, prepping for a national competition, decides to conceal that he has a career-ending degenerative disease, he is forced to teach improv to a stand-in, a strictly trained classical woman who, in turn, schools him on how to use the collaborative nature of jazz to manage his illness.
        Manager The Robb Company (Sherry Robb)
      • Heathens Drama No Agent No Manager Scouted Thriller Available Unrepped 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.
        Producer Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat
      • 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.
       
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