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      • The Tape Comedy No Agent Available Written by Chase Pletts
        The story of three brothers who embark on a quest to save their beloved sports bar by stealing a VHS tape that contains the only footage of an exhibition match between Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.
        Market August 7, 2017
        Manager Jeff Portnoy (Bellevue Productions)
      • Passing Through Drama No Manager Available Written by Craig Clyde
        Freed during WWII, a man goes from camp to camp to find the woman he loves, the one he had to leave behind just to find her again.
        Market August 7, 2017
        Agent Babz Bitela (Silver Bitela Agency)
      • Father-daughter Day Action Comedy Available Written by Josh Hallman
        When an uptight father discovers his reckless daughter is a secret agent, the two find themselves forced to work together as they try to save the world and their turbulent relationship.
        Market July 31, 2017
        Producer John Zaozirny
        Agent David Boxerbaum (Paradigm)
        Manager John Zaozirny (Bellevue Productions)
      • Tommy And Frank Drama Available Written by Chris Coloa
        The story of young Frank Sinatra and his contenious relationship with bandleader Tommy Dorsey.
        Market July 26, 2017
        Producer John Zaozirny
        Agent Adam Perry (APA)
        Manager John Zaozirny (Bellevue Productions)
      • Super-intelligence No Agent Sci-Fi Set Up Written by Steve Mallory
        A high-concept action/unconventional buddy comedy set against the phenomenon of technological singularity.
        Market July 26, 2017    Sold July 26, 2017
        Producer Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone
        Manager Michael Diamond (MGMT Entertainment)
        Studio New Line
      • Ballerina Action Drama Set Up Thriller Written by Shay Hatten
        The story centers on a young woman raised as an assassin who must hunt down the other assassins that murdered her family. The project is described as in the vein of La Femme Nikita.
        Market July 25, 2017    Sold July 25, 2017
        Producer Basil Iwanyk
        Agent Joe Mann (CAA)
        Manager Lee Stobby (Lee Stobby Entertainment)
        Studio Lionsgate
        7-2017 - Lionsgate won in a bidding war.
      • The Devil's Coffin Thriller Available Written by Joseph Muscat
        Until the end of the 19th century, the Vatican maintained an asylum in the Alps where they kept the victims of demonic possession that they could not successfully exorcise.
        Market July 20, 2017
        Agent Brad Rosenfeld (Abrams Artist Agency)
        Manager Jim Wedaa (Parallax Management Company)

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      • A Shot In The Eye Hit List Set Up 2015 Written by Dan Futterman
        14 hours ago
        On the DL, but said to be sci-fi action, set in a dystopian world.
        Market March 3, 2015    Sold March 3, 2015
        Producer Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan
        Executive Rafi Crohn
        Agent Nancy Gates, Dan Erlij, David Kramer, Julien Thuan, Peter Benedek (UTA)
        Manager Larry Taube (Gotham/Principal)
        Studio Fox
        Production Sixth & Idaho
      • The Burning Woman Black List Hit List Set Up 2015 Written by Brad Ingelsby
        2 days ago
        Centers on a young grandmother who lives with her young daughter and her grandson. The story jumps forward in time after her daughter goes missing and tracks how the grandmother continues to cope, try to find love, and raise her grandson.
        Market February 9, 2015    Sold February 18, 2015
        Producer Ridley Scott, Michael Pruss, Michael Schaefer, Erika Olde
        Agent Chris Andrews, Joe Cohen, Jon Cassir, Maha Dakhil, Scott Greenberg (CAA)
        Manager Brooklyn Weaver (Energy)
        Production Scott Free
        Financier Black Bicycle Entertainment
      • Fairy Godmother Black List Comedy Set Up 2016 Written by Chiara Atik
        2 days ago
        A comic revisionist look at the classic Fairy Godmother tale.
        Market October 26, 2016    Sold October 26, 2016
        Producer Helen Estabrock
        Agent Derek Zasky, Tanya Cohen (WME)
        Manager Tom Drumm (Think Tank)
        Studio MGM
      • Carnada Black List Drama Set Up 2016 Thriller Written by Katie Werner
        2 days ago
        In the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, an ambitious young CIA agent is assigned to the Miami field office, where he gets the career-making opportunity to become the case officer for a charismatic Cuban ambassador offering to help eliminate Fidel Castro. As their relationship grows, however, he begins to question the validity of his mission and the true motives of his superiors.
        Market September 15, 2016    Sold October 1, 2016
        Agent Bryan Diperstein, Erik Horine, Tyler Kroos (ICM)
        Manager Ryan Cunningham (Madhouse)
        Financier Star Thrower Entertainment
      • Seducing Ingrid Bergman Black List Set Up 2014 Written by Arash Amel
        2 days ago
        Based on Chris Greenhalgh’s eponymous novel. Ingrid Bergman and war photographer Robert Capa engage in a passionate, life changing romance in post-World War II Paris.
        Market December 15, 2014    Sold December 15, 2014
        Producer Uday Chopra, Arash Amel, Jonathan Reiman
        Agent Brian Siberell, Ida Ziniti (CAA)
        Manager Matt Rosen (Grandview)
        Financier YRF Entertainment

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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