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      • Ama: Ask Me Anything Drama Thriller Available Written by John Wikstrom
        A highly publicized AMA (Q&A) Session between a fast-rising publicist and an aging music icon quickly turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse when the event is seized by a hacker who systematically begins revealing dark secrets from both of their pasts, forcing them to publicly confront the horrific events they’ve committed on the largest social media platform in the world.
        Market September 11, 2018
        Agent David Boxerbaum, Kyle Jensen, Nicholas Mohebbi (Verve)
        Manager Jake Wagner, Scott Stoops (Good Fear Film + Management), Dash Aiken, Rock Shaink (Romark Entertainment)
        Production Romark Entertainment
      • Immaculate No Agent Thriller Available Written by David. R Flores & J. Hunter Roe
        A minister is abducted by a mother who thinks her son has obtained evil powers.
        Market September 4, 2018
        Producer Charles Stiefel, Christopher Watkins, Kevin Goetz
        Director Brian O’Malley
        Manager Jeff Diamond (Octagon)
        Production Catapult Entertainment Group, Needle’s Eye Productions
      • After Birth Horror No Manager Set Up Written by Brendan O’Brien & Laura Moss
        A nurse discovers that a morgue technician has brought her daughter back to life, but must help her obtain biological elements from pregnant women in order to keep her alive.
        Market September 4, 2018    Sold September 10, 2018
        Producer Amanda Presmyk, Dallas Sonnier, Mali Elfman
        Executive Clay Neigher, Phil Nobile
        Director Laura Moss
        Agent Carolyn Sivitz, Larry Salz (UTA)
        Production Cinestate, Fangoria
      • The Devil All The Time Drama Set Up Thriller Written by Antonio Campos & Paulo Campos
        Out of desperation to save his dying wife, Willard Russell turns to prayer which succumbs to sacrifice in a story told across two decades.
        Market August 31, 2018    Sold September 6, 2018
        Producer Jake Gyllenhaal, Randall Poster, Riva Marker
        Director Antonio Campos
        Actor Chris Evans, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland, Tracy Letts
        Agent James Farrell, Mike Simpson, Roger Green, Tom Wellington (WME)
        Manager Melissa Breaux (Management 360)
        Production Nine Stories Productions
        Financier Endeavor Content
      • El Tonto Comedy Set Up Written by Charlie Day
        Story is described as an idiot deaf mute who becomes a celebrity and loses it all.
        Market August 29, 2018    Sold September 5, 2018
        Producer Andrew Levitas, Alex Saks, Christopher Lemole, John Rickard, Tim Zajaros
        Director Charlie Day
        Actor Charlie Day
        Executive Max Jacoby
        Agent Ari Greenburg, Douglas Lucterhand, Sharon Jackson, , Tim Curtis (WME)
        Manager Nicholas Frenkel (3 Arts Entertainment)
        Production Armory Films, June Pictures, Metalwork Pictures, Wrigley Pictures
      • A Spriggan Horror No Manager Available Written by Keir Burrows
        After the death of her husband, a woman goes to her father’s eerie hotel which is overcome with a strange presence.
        Market August 29, 2018
        Executive John Boyega
        Producer Josephine Rose, Keir Burrows
        Director Keir Burrows
        Agent David Kayser (Casarotto Ramsy & Associates)
        Production Bandit Country, Cast Iron Picture Co., Upper Room Productions
      • Maverick Drama No Agent Available Written by Aaron Benjamin
        When his plane is shot down over Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam War, Lieutenant Commander John McCain fights to survive as a POW at the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison.
        Market August 27, 2018
        Manager Jon Hersh (Housefire Management)

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      • Take Back The Night Set Up 2017 Thriller Written by Ryan Riley
        7 hours ago
        Two vampires fight to protect their livelihood from the monsters who invaded their farm searching for the only human left on earth: their daughter.
        Market November 2, 2017    Sold November 15, 2017
        Producer James DeMonaco, Sebastien Lemercier
        Agent Charles Ferraro (UTA)
        Manager Brooklyn Weaver (Energy Entertainment)
        Production New Regency, Man in a Tree
        11-15-2017 - Was said to be a competitive situation. Unclear if New Regency intends to finance the movie.
      • Meat Horror 2017 Thriller Written by Logan Martin
        11 days ago
        A misanthropic man notices bizarre changes in himself, his wife, and the animals inhabiting the territory around their homestead as they attempt to survive self-imposed isolation.
        Market October 13, 2017    Sold November 17, 2017
        Producer Jack Heller
        Manager Jake Wagner, Scott Stoops (Good Fear Film + Management)
        Agent Charles Ferraro, Jordan Lonner (UTA)
        Studio Assemble Media
      • Don't Be Evil Drama Set Up 2017 Written by Etta Devine, Evan Bates & Gabriel Diani
        60 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
        65 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
        73 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

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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