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Joseph Nasser Options "Holding Cell"
Oct 2, 2014
Joseph Nasser with Nasser Entertainment found "Holding Cell" on InkTip and optioned it from Alan Barkley. Nasser's credits include "Final Girl" with Abigail Breslin, "American Heist" with Adrian Brody, and "Knockout" with Steve "Stone Cold" Austin, among many others. This is Alan's second success through InkTip.
Michael Z. Gordon Hires Marvin Reid
Oct 2, 2014
Michael Z. Gordon with Americana Films discovered Marvin Reid on InkTip and hired him to write Gordon's upcoming biopic. A chart-topping song-writer, composer and film producer, Gordon broke onto the music scene with his band the Mar-kets, composed music for "Pulp Fiction" and "Saturday Night Live," and produced the award-winning crime-thriller "Narc," among dozens of other titles. This is Marvin's first success through InkTip.
Michael Mongillo Options "Death"
Oct 2, 2014
Michael Mongillo with Mean Time Productions found "Death Special" on InkTip and optioned the story concept from Matt Giannini. The director of "Being Michael Madsen," Mongillo has since developed Matt's concept into the upcoming micro-budget project "Diane." We're excited to announce that "Diane" has been packaged and that cameras will start rolling this weekend! This is Matt's first success through InkTip.
Satie Gossett Options "10 Minutes"
Oct 2, 2014
Satie Gossett with Goose Egg Productions optioned the short script "10 Minutes" by Catherine Hardin after discovering it on InkTip. We are happy to announce that the short will be screening at the Ocktober Film Festival in New York City this weekend. The film stars Louis Gossett, Jr., Kent Fauclon, and Glenn Plummer. Satie's credits include "Unreported." This was the third short that Catherine optioned but her first through InkTip.
Berenika Bailey Options "Noah's Ark"
Sep 25, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "Noah's Ark" on InkTip and optioned it from Jennifer Horsman. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also shot from an InkTip script, and which screened last year at Cannes. Jennifer is an author as well as a screenwriter, with more than a dozen books to her resume.
Nancy Criss Hires Kenneth Lemm
Sep 25, 2014
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment discovered Kenneth Lemm on InkTip and hired him to write the television series "Fishes and Loaves." Nancy's credits include "A Horse for Summer," (also written by Kenneth) starring Dean Cain, and "Finding Mr. Wright," which was also shot from a script she found on InkTip. This is Kenneth's fifth success through InkTip.
Bradley Wolf Options "Heavener"
Sep 25, 2014
Bradley Wolf with AntWorks Films found "Heavener" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Rupprecht. We're excited to announce that "Heavener," which tells the story of a man struggling to enter heaven to reunite with the family he lost in a car crash, recently finished filming and is now in post-production. This is Mark's first feature film and his first success through InkTip.
Juliet Green Options "Long Time"
Sep 25, 2014
Juliet Green found "A Long Time Comin'" on InkTip and optioned it from Tim Symons. Juliet, a veteran industry executive and talent manager, originally asked if Tim could change the lead character's gender in his script, and she was impressed with his quick revisions, resulting in a quick option. Traci Lords is attached to star, and Jaime Mortellaro ("Hitman: Absolution," among others) will direct. This is Tim's first success through
Mani Nasry Options "We"
Sep 18, 2014
Mani Nasry with 14 Film found "We" on InkTip and optioned it from Alejandro Leopardi. A director, producer and actor, Mani will both helm and star in Alejandro's personal drama about a man struggling to fill the emptiness left by the deaths of his parents. This is Alejandro's first success through InkTip.
Kevin Leeson Options "Passage"
Sep 18, 2014
Kevin Leeson with Brightlight Pictures found "Passage to Mistletoe Gap" on InkTip and optioned it from Penny Minor. Penny said of her first option: "I didn't think a Christmas western would receive any interest. If I hadn't taken a chance and queried, the script would be buried under a pile of socks in, well, my sock drawer." Although this is Penny's first option, she previously found representation when Sue Giordano
Jay Pickett Hires John Porter
Sep 18, 2014
Jay Pickett with 2C Entertainment discovered John Porter on InkTip and hired him to collaborate on the contemporary western/suspense-thriller script "In the Middle of Nowhere." You may know Jay from his days as a regular on soap operas like "General Hospital" and "Port Charles," but he's also a seasoned producer, with such credits as the award-winning drama "Soda Springs" under his belt. This is John's thirteenth success through InkTip.
Jay Pickett Hires John Porter
Sep 18, 2014
Jay Pickett with 2C Entertainment discovered John Porter on InkTip and hired him to collaborate on the contemporary western/suspense-thriller script "In the Middle of Nowhere." You may know Jay from his days as a regular on soap operas like "General Hospital" and "Port Charles," but he's also a seasoned producer, with such credits as the award-winning drama "Soda Springs" under his belt. This is John's thirteenth success through InkTip.
Berenika Bailey Options "Uh Oh!"
Sep 11, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "Uh Oh! Another Kid's Movie" on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Barch. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also shot from an InkTip script, and which screened last year at Cannes. This is Matthew's first success through InkTip.
Manan Katohora Discovers Travis Seppala
Sep 11, 2014
Manan Katohora with JMD Creations discovered Travis Seppala on InkTip and hired him to write "Epoch Tao." Manan is a trans-Atlantic multi-hyphenate whose credits include "9-Eleven," among many others. Travis is a contest finalist whose work has landed him a number of paid writing assignments, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Checkmate"
Sep 11, 2014
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Checkmate" on InkTip and optioned it from writing team Henry Mitchell, Jennifer Lynch and Calvin Cox Jr. And we're excited to announce that the feature film has been shot and is in post-production! "Checkmate" stars Danny Glover, Sean Astin, Vinnie Jones, Michael Paré and Mischa Barton, and was directed by Lauren's partner Timothy Woodward Jr. This is Henry Mitchell's first option
Obin Olson Options "Operator"
Sep 4, 2014
Obin Olson found "Operator" on InkTip, optioned it from Dwain Worrell, and we're excited to announce that the feature thriller is now filming. You may have noticed the article on Deadline recently with the cast list, which includes Ving Rhames and Luke Goss, among others. Obin and Amariah Olson are repped by Jason Burns at UTA, who discovered them on the strength of a film they directed from a script
Joshua Cohen Options "Laughlin"
Sep 4, 2014
Joshua Cohen with Cohencidence Productions LLC found "What Happens in Laughlin" on InkTip and optioned it from Christopher Fetherolf and Brian Holm. Christopher Fetherolf wrote, produced and directed a webseries coming out September 15 titled "LA Fuzz," and he won the Screenwriting Expo Best Horror and Best Horror/Comedy competitions, and he's an alumnus of the UCLA School of Theatre Film & Television. This is his first option through InkTip.
Tim Grace Options "Sonlite"
Sep 4, 2014
Tim Grace with Tim Grace Productions found the faith-based script "Sonlite" on InkTip and optioned it from Louise Smith. Tim's credits include 7 distributed indie films including "Unto Thee," "The Imposter," and "Small Timers," the latter of which was shot from a script he also found on InkTip. Tim described this latest find: "I had been looking for over 3 years for a special faith-based movie for my next film
Robert Spindler Hires John Porter
Sep 4, 2014
Robert Spindler discovered John Porter on InkTip, and the two are working together on a short drama. Earlier this year, Robert produced John's short titled "Wein, Blumen, Pralinen" in Austria. The film is being sent to festivals.
Kevin Leeson Options "Mother"
Aug 28, 2014
Kevin Leeson with Brightlight Pictures found "They Call Me Mother" on InkTip and optioned it from Ed Tasca. Tasca first drafted the period piece "They Call Me Mother" almost twenty years ago, when producers told him that period pieces simply wouldn't sell. Now, Ed notes, "the trend has changed and there are people out there interested in great period pieces for a general audience." This is Ed's first success through
Berenika Bailey Options "Little GIANT"
Aug 28, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "The Little GIANT" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also shot from an InkTip script, and which screened last year at Cannes. "The Little GIANT" tells the story of a young, bullied boy recruited by action-figure-sized beings from another planet to battle evil robots. This is Mike's second success through InkTip.
Farnaz Samiinia Options "Drunk Tank"
Aug 28, 2014
Farnaz Samiinia found "Drunk Tank" on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew St. Amand. Farnaz' credits include "Plot 7" and "Hellfire," among many others. When asked how this deal came about, Matthew related a story about following the newsletter and using it as a guide in developing his next script. "Drunk Tank" was developed from scratch as a contained thriller to meet the high demand among producers for such scripts,
Robert Spindler Produces "Wein, Blumen, Pralinen"
Aug 28, 2014
Robert Spindler discovered John Porter's short script on InkTip, and we are happy to announce it has been produced under the title "Wein, Blumen, Pralinen." The film was shot in Austria and is going out to festivals. Robert said, "In my eyes John Porter is a very talented writer and I'm thankful for InkTip, because otherwise I would not have found him."
Kevin Leeson Options "Other Side of Life"
Aug 21, 2014
Kevin Leeson with Brightlight Pictures found "The Other Side of Life" on InkTip and optioned it from Steffany Lohn. "The Other Side of Life" tells the story of a bereaved and suicidal mother who finds hope when she becomes attached to the boy who received her son's donated heart. This is Steffany's first success through InkTip.
Berenika Bailey Options "Dragonspeaker"
Aug 21, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "Dragonspeaker" on InkTip and optioned it from Rie Natalenko. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also shot from an InkTip script, and which screened last year at Cannes. This is Rie's fourth success through InkTip.
Willo Hausman Hires Megan Breen
Aug 21, 2014
Willo Hausman with Gryphon Pictures discovered Megan Breen on InkTip and hired her to write an adaptation of Stacy Carlson's novel "Among the Wonderful." Set in nineteenth-century New York, "Among the Wonderful" centers on the adventures of a giantess and a taxidermist working at P.T. Barnum's American Museum in New York circa 1842. This is Megan's first success through InkTip.
Clay Luther Options "The Calling"
Aug 14, 2014
Clay Luther with Kinetigraf Entertainment found "The Calling" on InkTip and optioned it from William Gilmore. Clay will produce with his partner, Erin Nicole Parisi, whose credits together include the independent feature "Cry." This is William's first success through InkTip.
Michel Mollicone Options "School Bus"
Aug 14, 2014
Michel Mollicone with Magic Sky Productions found "School Bus" on InkTip and optioned it from Bret Kofford. Bret Kofford is a prolific writer whose credits include the upcoming family-friendly holiday picture "12 Dog Days of Christmas" (which recently completed production) as well as various television episodes.
Marty Thomas Hires Wes Laurie
Aug 14, 2014
Director Marty Thomas with RIDICULOUS Pictures discovered Wes Laurie through InkTip and hired him to write the pilot for their upcoming television series. The project will be produced by Marty's partner Jon Zuber, who shares a credit with Marty on Lionsgate's "Killer Holiday," among others. This is Wes Laurie's second success through InkTip.
Yogesh Sharma Options Three Scripts
Aug 14, 2014
Yogesh Sharma discovered screenwriter Bruno Gomes on InkTip and has optioned three short scripts of his: "Deadly Joke," "Thomas Hawk," and "The Pollock's Mystery." Yogesh also produced Bruno's short, "My Love for You," earlier this year.
Howard Nash Options "Occupants"
Aug 7, 2014
Howard Nash with Starrunner LLC discovered "Occupants" through InkTip and optioned it from Julia Camara. Nash's credits include "The Legends of Nethiah," starring Robert Picardo ("Star Trek: Voyager," among others), and we are excited to announce that Picardo is now attached to play the lead. "Occupants" is a character-driven sci-fi piece about a professor who counsels people who find alternate versions of themselves online. Julia is a Brazilian award winning
Erick Boychuk Options "Friend Zone"
Aug 7, 2014
Erick Boychuk with The Cadre Ent. found "Friend Zone" on InkTip and optioned it from Dale Zawada. Dale specializes in character-driven comedy and his credits include the 2012 indie festival fave "A Big Love Story," among others.
Doug Roque Options "What Child is This?"
Aug 7, 2014
Doug Roque with Burning Sky Pictures discovered "What Child is This" through InkTip and optioned it from Lloyd Wagner. Lloyd, whose credits include a number of successful feature films discovered by producers on InkTip, noted: "I can actually say that every success I have had as a film writer can be traced back to InkTip." Lloyd is repped by Barbara Bitela of the Silver/Bitela Agency, who also met him through
Stephen Baxter Options "Sacrifice"
Aug 7, 2014
Stephen Baxter optioned the short script "Sacrifice" from Aatish Thakerar after finding it on the site. Stephen is an emerging, award-winning filmmaker based out of Canada.
Andy Sowers Options "The Arrangement"
Jul 31, 2014
Andy Sowers with Shangri-La Entertainment optioned "The Arrangement" from Andrew Hunsicker after finding it on InkTip. "The Arrangement" is a psychological thriller about a detective following a series of clues from one dead body to the next in an effort to catch the killer before he finishes his spree. This is Andrew's first success through InkTip.
Berenika Bailey Options "Ninja Mouse"
Jul 31, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "Ninja Mouse" on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Hager. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also shot from an InkTip script, and which screened last year at Cannes. This is Michael's first success through InkTip.
Charis Orchard Options "Love Addict"
Jul 31, 2014
Charis Orchard found "Love Addict" on InkTip, optioned it from Christopher Pentzell and produced and directed it with Seashore Productions. We're excited to announce that the film is currently in post-production! Charis previously produced and directed three other independent features: "Adieu Marx", "Will's Diaries" and "Art or Love." This is Christopher's sixth success through InkTip.
David Alley Options "Expiration Day"
Jul 31, 2014
David Alley of Austin Lens LLC has picked up the rights to the short script "Expiration Day" written by Erica Vogel after discovering it on InkTip. David instantly connected with the story. Production is scheduled to start before the end of the year in Austin, TX. This is the second short that will be produced for Erica after posting it on InkTip.
Greg Huge Options "Opposites Attach"
Jul 24, 2014
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures optioned "Opposites Attach" from Jerry Jennings after finding it on InkTip. Greg's credits include "3Play" and the upcoming "Silent Voice," with director Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Glitter") and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") interested. This is Jerry's third success through InkTip.
Brendan Davis Options "Kung Fu Couple"
Jul 24, 2014
Brendan Davis and Heshi Wang with Kilin International discovered "Kung Fu Couple" through InkTip and optioned it from Peter Walters. "Kung Fu Couple" tells the story of a pair of newlywed martial arts experts who join the same televised Kung Fu competition only to face each other and learn in the process that marriage is not a competition. This is Peter's first success through InkTip.
Joe Lagana Hires Chris Sorensen
Jul 24, 2014
Joe Lagana with Intrinsic Value Films discovered Chris Sorensen on InkTip and hired him to write and as-of-yet untitled found footage feature. Chris is a screenwriter/playwright based in NJ, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Damon Jamal Options "Rolling"
Jul 24, 2014
Damon Jamal with In Yo FACE Filmworks found "Rolling" on InkTip, optioned it from Peter Bisson, Mike Korich & Jason Medbury, and produced the film in partnership with Corbin Timbrook. "Rolling" is a modern day "The Breakfast Club," it was featured on the cover of InkTip Magazine, and we are excited to announce that the film is now available on Netflix! This is the writers' first feature film credit.
Troy Ruff Options "Touched"
Jul 17, 2014
Troy Ruff with Ruff Productions found "Touched" on InkTip and optioned it from Chris Blanchette. Ruff Productions credits include "Stricken", "Firefall", "Lex", "By Hook or Crook", among others. This is Chris' first success through InkTip.
Jacqueline Gault Options "There's a Dark, Dark House"
Jul 17, 2014
Jacqueline Gault with HotSquatch! Entertainment found "There's a Dark, Dark House" on InkTip and optioned it from Ivan Chapman. Ivan praised Jacqueline's "enthusiasm and professionalism" in bringing this anthology horror to production, noting that "Jacqueline also personally recommended me and my co-writer to three top level Hollywood managers." This is Ivan's fourth success through InkTip.
Bob Castle Options "Bosom of Blood"
Jul 17, 2014
Bob Castle with Infra-Red Films found "Bosom of Blood" on InkTip and optioned it from Brian O'Hara. Infra-Red's credits include "Border Run" with Sharon Stone, which was shot from a script they found on InkTip. This is Brian's first success through InkTip.
Gloire Bagudekia Options "Old Friends"
Jul 17, 2014
Gloire Bagudekia with Ceryamikz Films optioned the short script "Old Friends" from Tom Deiker after discovering it on InkTip. Principal photography is scheduled for July 2014.
John Karanfilovski Options "Containment"
Jul 10, 2014
John Karanfilovski with Primestar Film Group found "Containment" on InkTip and optioned it from Janet Goodman-Clarke. "Containment" follows a group of teens trapped in a multi-level storage facility as they race to find the antidote to a zombie outbreak, and this is Janet's first success through InkTip.
Berenika Bailey Options "A Zillion Zaboodles"
Jul 10, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "A Zillion Zaboodles" on InkTip and optioned it from Phyllis Heltay. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which she also found on InkTip, and which screened last year at Cannes. "Zaboodles" is about a 10-year-old boy who finds a strange pet lost on Earth by a vacationing alien family. The boy must keep the critter out of the clutches of an assortment of crazy aliens
Kevin Summerfield Discovers Joe Blackerby
Jul 10, 2014
Kevin Summerfield with Scorpio Studios discovered Joe Blackerby through InkTip and brought him on board as a writer on the upcoming feature "Lagoon." Director/producer Bill Scharpf is attached to helm, and this is Joe's third success through InkTip.
Yogesh Sharma Options "My Love for You"
Jul 10, 2014
Yogesh Sharma discovered the short script "My Love for You" on InkTip and optioned it from writer Bruno Gomes. Yogesh is making the film and said, "InkTip is an awesome site where you get very good writers and a very superb co-operation from them and your InkTip team." This is not the first option for Bruno, who has two short scripts that were produced last year.
Alan Roberts Options "Untitled"
Jul 2, 2014
Alan Roberts with Digital Movie Studios found an as-of-yet untitled coming-of-age beach volleyball script through InkTip and optioned it from Martin Fusi. Alan wears a lot of hats in Hollywood and his credits include "Street Poet" with C. Thomas Howell, among many others. This is Martin's first success through InkTip.
Michael Wormser Options "Mark of Cain"
Jul 2, 2014
Michael Wormser with Level 10 Films found "Mark of Cain" on InkTip and optioned it from Edward Case. Michael's credits include such diverse titles as "Some Guy Who Kills People" and "Smiley," among others. Edward Case's credits include "The Whirlpool," among others. Regarding the experience meeting and working with Michael, Edward says "Like with every agreement, I knew there were going to be requested changes, but Michael is great to
Elizabeth Snoderly Discovers Bret Kofford
Jul 2, 2014
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Bret Kofford on InkTip, hired him to write "12 Dog Days of Christmas," and we're excited to announce that the feature film has been shot and is in post-production. Snoderly's credits include the upcoming "Varsity Blood," which was written and directed by a writer she discovered through InkTip, among many, many others. This is Bret's fifth hire through InkTip, and his first completed
Amanda Murray Options "Gone Fishing"
Jul 2, 2014
Amanda Murray from RetroMurray Productions optioned the short script "Gone Fishing" from Jason M. Clowers after discovering it on InkTip. The short is schedule to go into production this summer. Amanda's recent credits include the award-winning short "Flowers for Sale." This is the first sale for Jason.
Michael Akers Options "Witch"
Jun 26, 2014
Michael Akers with United Gay Network found "Witch" on InkTip and optioned it from Sean T. Hyde. Michael's credits include "Morgan" and "Phoenix." Sean has over twelve years of experience in writing and script development and has written over a dozen produced shorts. This is Sean's first option through InkTip.
Joel Reisig Options "Rodeo Girl"
Jun 26, 2014
Joel Reisig with Be Your Own Hollywood found "Rodeo Girl" on InkTip and optioned it from Tricia Hopper & Aletha Rodgers. Reisig recently completed "A Horse for Summer," starring Dean Cain, which was shot from a script discovered on InkTip. This is Tricia's first option through InkTip.
Justice Bowens Options "Billy Jean Rocker"
Jun 26, 2014
Justice Bowens with B3-Vision found "Billy Jean Rocker" through InkTip and optioned it from David Birkenhead. Justice's credits include the upcoming "Fever," which will be shot from another script he found on InkTip and which he recently set up with Blanc Biehn Productions, among others. And this is David's fourth deal with Justice, in what is turning into a profitable relationship for them both.
Obin Olson Options "Operator"
Jun 19, 2014
Obin Olson found "Operator" on InkTip and optioned it from Dwain Worrell. Obin and Amariah Olson are repped by Jason Burns at UTA, who discovered them on the strength of a film they directed from a script which they also found on InkTip. This is Dwain's first success through InkTip.
Greg Huge Options "Dear Dave"
Jun 19, 2014
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found "Dear Dave" on InkTip and optioned it from Jason Spellman. Greg's credits include "3Play," and the upcoming "Silent Voice," with director Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Glitter") and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") interested. This is Jason's first success through InkTip.
Berenika Bailey Options "Sandi Claus"
Jun 19, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "Sandi Claus" through InkTip and optioned it from Lee Tidball. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also found on InkTip, and which screened last year at Cannes. Lee is a novelist and screenwriter specializing in edgy, yet family-oriented four-quadrant films and stories. He is also a Bronze Medalist (TV Pilot) and 3-time Finalist (Family Films) in the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards. This is
Jamie Hoover Options "The Marriage Workshop"
Jun 19, 2014
Jamie Hoover has optioned the short script "The Marriage Workshop" from Eric Ingram after discovering it on InkTip. Jamie has over ten years experience as a videographer and editor. As an independent producer, he has directed a few music videos and is working on a semi-monthly sketch comedy series.
Justice Bowens Options "Two Fists to Shanghai"
Jun 12, 2014
Justice Bowens with B3-Vision found "Two Fists to Shanghai" through InkTip and optioned it from David Birkenhead. Justice's credits include the upcoming "Fever," which will be shot from another script he found on InkTip and which he recently set up with Blanc Biehn Productions, among others. And this is David's fourth deal with Justice, in what is turning into a profitable relationship for them both.
Berenika Bailey Options "A Taste of Freedom"
Jun 12, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "A Taste of Freedom" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also found on InkTip, and which screened last year at Cannes. When asked how he landed this option, Mike said, "Keep writing good stuff and never giving up is the key to getting noticed! The process that led to two optioned scripts happened all within
Mark McNabb Discovers Irin Evers and John Barlowe
Jun 12, 2014
Mark McNabb with Skylight Films discovered Irin Evers and John Barlowe through InkTip and hired them to write "Gumshoe Gabby." Mark's credits include "Good Kid/Bad Kid," "Ghost Trap," and "Junior High Spy," all of which are family-friendly adventure pictures and all of which were written by writers he met through InkTip. Irin Evers has optioned a number of scripts through InkTip, including "Every Time I Go to Staten Island Something
Jamie Hoover Options "Whale Tale"
Jun 12, 2014
Jamie Hoover has optioned the short script "Whale Tale" from Jared Wynn after discovering it on InkTip. "Whale Tale," an "Inside Amy Schumer"-style comedy sketch, is about a first date between a hipster and a goth girl that goes horribly right when they find some common ground. Jamie has over ten years experience as a videographer and editor. As an independent producer he has directed a few music videos and
Nancy Criss Options "Sisters"
Jun 5, 2014
Nancy Criss of Nandar Entertainment found "Sisters" on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Lemm. Nancy's credits include "A Horse for Summer," (also written by Kenneth) starring Dean Cain, and "Finding Mr. Wright," which was also shot from a script she found on InkTip. This is Kenneth's third successes through InkTip.
Jim Saki Options "The Level"
Jun 5, 2014
Jim Saki with the First American Film Partnership found "The Level" through InkTip and optioned it from Josh Kotcheff. FAFP is a US/Beijing based production group that specializes in international films and talent. This is Josh's first success through InkTip.
Beverly Brock Discovers Gregory Woodruff
Jun 5, 2014
Beverly Brock with Brock Agency discovered Gregory Woodruff on InkTip and has signed on to represent him. Beverly represents an impressive list of writers and actors including Adrienne Wilkinson ("Reflections") and Beau Brasseaux ("Green Lantern"). This is Gregory's first success through InkTip.
Jamie Hoover Options "Mind Reader"
Jun 5, 2014
Jamie Hoover has optioned the short script "Mind Reader" from Jared Wynn after discovering it on InkTip. "Mind Reader," a "Key and Peele"-style comedy sketch, takes place in the moment a relationship falls apart because the guy realizes his girlfriend can read his mind. Jamie has over ten years of experience as a videographer and editor. As an independent producer he has directed a few music videos and is working
Loesch Productions Options "Retro Girl"
May 29, 2014
Elda and Corky Loesch with Loesch Productions found "Retro Girl" on InkTip and optioned it from Scott Marcano. Loesch credits include "So, My Mom Is an Armwrestler" and "DISSoNANCE," among others. Scott's credits include "Sanitarium” with Malcolm McDowell and Lou Diamond Philips, and "Bio-Dome” for MGM. This is Scott's second successes through InkTip.
Ross Otterman Options "The Brell Equation"
May 29, 2014
Ross Otterman with Crafted Films found "The Brell Equation" on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Fawcett. Ross' credits include "The Employer," with Malcolm McDowell, and "The Monkey's Paw," which was co-written by a writer whom he also discovered through InkTip. "The Brell Equation" is a sci-fi thriller about an astounding discovery in a subway tunnel under Wilshire Blvd. and a paleontologist and his six colleagues who must protect a
Amanda Cook Options "12 Strays of Christmas"
May 29, 2014
Amanda Cook with Amanda Cook Productions found "The Twelve Strays of Christmas" on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Lemm. Ken's credits include the faith-friendly feature "A Horse for Summer," starring Dean Cain with Christopher Atkins and Lee Meriwether supporting, which was also shot from a script found on InkTip.
E.J. Carter Options "Picky"
May 29, 2014
Producer/director E.J. Carter optioned the dark comedy short script "Picky" from Barbara Thomas after discovering it on InkTip. The title has changed to "PEAs" for "Picky Eaters Anonymous." E.J. read a number of shorts but chose Barbara's because it was "unique, feasible, and clever."
Greg Huge Options "Dream Man"
May 22, 2014
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures and Arlene Knight with Knight Vision entertainment found "Dream Man" on InkTip and optioned it from Jason Bortz and Brian Rauch. Greg and Arlene's credits include the upcoming "Silent Voice," with director Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Waist Deep") and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") interested. "Dream Man," based on a story by Brian Rauch and rewritten by Jason Bortz, is a sci-fi/action
Michael Wormser Options "Suckerville"
May 22, 2014
Michael Wormser with Level 10 Films found "Suckerville" on InkTip and optioned it from Chris Sorensen. Michael's credits include such diverse titles as "Some Guy who Kills People" and "Smiley," among others. Chris is a screenwriter/playwright based in NJ. This is Chris' first success through InkTip.
Christopher Free Options "Heart of a Lion"
May 22, 2014
Christopher Free with Rampage Productions found "Heart of a Lion" through InkTip and optioned it from Christopher Grant. The project already has former tennis pro turned actress/model, Elena Chernyakova, attached in the lead role. This is Christopher Grant's first option through InkTip.
Rob Lamagna Options "Cries"
May 22, 2014
Producer Rob Lamagna of Merritt Films optioned the short script "Cries" from Sean Wathen. Rob is the producer of the feature horror "The Last Diary of Nikita Rose," which was featured on the cover of the InkTip magazine. Sean has had a number of successes through InkTip including three screenplays sales ("Psychology of Murder," "The Lazarus Incident," and "The Haunting of Eastern State Penitentiary"), a hire in 2012 for a
Andy Sowers Options "Rogue"
May 15, 2014
Andy Sowers with Andy Sowers Productions discovered "Rogue" on InkTip and optioned it from Steve Campbell. "Rogue" is a story about a dedicated undercover cop who, after a failed drug bust, is left with amnesia and believing in his own criminal alter-ego. His rise to master criminal is swift and dramatic, threatened only by his slowly returning memory. This is Steve's first success through InkTip.
Romell Foster-Owens Options "Katalina"
May 15, 2014
Romell Foster-Owens with Jowharah Films found Katalina on InkTip and optioned it from writing team Jack Conrad and Don Goodman. Jack and Don are professional songwriters with over 50 million records sold between the two of them, and Katalina was written originally as a vehicle to place some of their music. This is their first script together and we're excited to announce that this is also their first feature option!
Elizabeth Snoderly Options "Wishing Out Loud"
May 15, 2014
Elizabeth Snoderly with DAVED Productions found "Wishing Out Loud" on InkTip, optioned it from Kent Jameson and Jessica Anderson, and we are now excited to announce that the feature film is in production with Diedrich Bader (The Drew Carey Show, Office Space) in one of the lead roles. Elizabeth's credits include "Bloody Homecoming," which she shot from a script she also discovered on InkTip. This is Kent and Jessica's first
Manan Katohora Discovers Bret Kofford
May 15, 2014
Manan Katohora with JMD Creations met Bret Kofford through InkTip and hired him to write an as of yet untitled feature thriller. Manan is a jetsetter who has produced features on three different continents and in three different languages. And Bret Kofford is a prolific writer whose credits include the upcoming family-friendly holiday picture "12 Dog Days of Christmas" (which goes to camera this month) as well as various television
Greg Huge Options "Second Story Santa"
May 8, 2014
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found "Second Story Santa" on InkTip and optioned it from Stan Williamson. Greg's credits include "3Play," and the upcoming "Silent Voice," with director Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Glitter") and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") interested. "Second Story Santa," about an acrophobic man who replaces Santa on Christmas Eve, is Stan's third option through InkTip, and his credits include "Just Write," starring Jeremy
Gato Scatena Discovers Alex Greenfield
May 8, 2014
Gato Scatena with Scatena & Rosner Films met writers Alex Greenfield and Ben Powell through InkTip and hired them to adapt the novel "A Breach of Immunity" into a feature script. The novel, by Timothy Bullard & Jayne Calvin, is about a wealthy businessman who leaves his empire behind to pursue his daughter's killer. Alex & Ben's credits include "The Sand" starring Jamie Kennedy, which is in post now and
Ira Besserman Discovers Linda Boroff
May 8, 2014
Ira Besserman of Adventures in Film met screenwriter Linda Boroff on InkTip and hired her to adapt John O'Dowd's noted biography, "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye: The Barbara Payton Story" into a feature film. The book is optioned to producer Barrett Stuart of BS Productions, who is partnered with Ira on the project, now titled "Bad Blonde." Ira's credits include "Johnny Was," which starred Vinnie Jones and Eriq La Salle, and which
Earnest Harris Options "Trial by Twitter"
May 8, 2014
Earnest Harris with Marlo Productions optioned the short script "Trial by Twitter" from Sherrie Kelley after discovering it on InkTip. Sherrie has had nineteen novels published and has written a number of screenplays and shorts.
Justice Bowens Options "The Runner"
May 2, 2014
Justice Bowens with B3-Vision found "The Runner" on InkTip and optioned it from Daniel Baig. Justice's recent credits include the upcoming "Fever," which will be shot from another script he found on InkTip and which he recently set up with Blanc Biehn Productions, among others. This is Daniel Baig's first option through InkTip.
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Calix Reneau Options "Just Plain Dead"
May 2, 2014
Calix Reneau with Calix Presents found "Just Plain Dead" on InkTip and optioned it from Emily Manthei. Calix's credits include "Greyscale" and "A Night at the Silent Movie Theater" among others. This is Emily's first success through InkTip.
Julio Hallivis Hires Joel Laflamme
May 2, 2014
Julio Hallivis with 1inMM Productions met writer Joel Laflamme through InkTip and hired him to write "Shifter." Film will be based on Julio's sci-fi short by the same title, about an LAPD detective who shifts his consciousness into another person's body to get past a homicidal drone and a phalanx of elite soldier cops. Joel was chosen for the project on the strength of his action spec "Interceptor," which has
Tyler Graber Options "Easy Way Street"
May 2, 2014
Tyler Graber optioned the short script "Easy Way Street" from writer Ronald Fordham after discovering it on InkTip. Tyler is a director who has accumulated hundreds of thousands of views of his work online and off, and won numerous contests. This is the fourth option for Ronald through InkTip, who has previously optioned a feature and two other shorts.
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Michael Wormser Options "#Social"
Apr 24, 2014
Michael Wormser with Level 10 Films found "#Social" on InkTip and optioned it from Andres Rovira. Michael's credits include such diverse titles as "Some Guy who Kills People" and "Smiley," among others. Andres is a screenwriter and novelist who's had a number of options and contest accolades in the past but this is his first success through InkTip.
Rob Lamagna Options "Eva"
Apr 24, 2014
Rob Lamagna of Merritt Films found "Eva" on InkTip, optioned it from Ivan Chapman, and we are pleased to announce that the project has completed principal photography. "Eva," a sci-fi crime piece about an investigator who can enter the memories of murder victims and relive their last moments, is the pilot in a greater series titled "Angel of Death." This is Ivan's third completed project through InkTip, and his first
Michael Moyet Options "The Last First Kiss"
Apr 24, 2014
Michael Moyet with Moyet Talent Management found "The Last First Kiss" on InkTip and optioned it from Dennis Curlett. This is Dennis' third success through InkTip.
Tyler Graber Options "The Lemonade Stand"
Apr 24, 2014
Tyler Graber optioned the short script "The Lemonade Stand" from writer Melissa Field after discovering it on InkTip. Tyler is a director who has accumulated hundreds of thousands of views of his work online and off, and won numerous contests. This is Melissa's first short script option. Her short script is a comedy about a woman who's trying to navigate her life after a life-time of planning
Param Gill Options "Endowment"
Apr 17, 2014
Param Gill with Young N Free Films found "Endowment" on InkTip and optioned it from John Buchanan. "Endowment" is set to start shooting in May. This is John's second project with Param, who also hired him to write the American adaptation of the iconic European film "Last Supper," which stars Eddie Griffin, Josh Meyers and Penny Marshall.
Nicholas Lory Hires Jeff Wood
Apr 17, 2014
Nicholas Lory with Zissou Pictures discovered Jeff Wood on InkTip and hired him to write "Nana Means King," and we are excited to announce that the film has completed principal photography! "Nana" is a character-driven piece about a Ghanaian illegal immigrant whose past becomes a prison, and was directed by Nana Obiri-Yeboah and co-produced by Kenneth Andam. This is Jeff's first success through InkTip.
Nancy Criss Hires Kenneth Lemm
Apr 17, 2014
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment discovered Kenneth Lemm through InkTip and hired him to write several episodes of her new family-friendly TV series "The Sparrows." The project stars Christopher Atkins in the lead role. Nancy's credits include "A Horse for Summer," starring Dean Cain, and "Finding Mr. Wright," both of which were also shot from scripts she found on InkTip. This is Kenneth's second success through InkTip.
Earnest Harris Options "Tall, Dark, and Handsome"
Apr 17, 2014
Earnest Harris with Marlo Productions optioned the short script "Tall, Dark, and Handsome" from Ann McDowell after discovering it on InkTip.
Bob Castle Options "Jericho"
Apr 10, 2014
Bob Castle with Infra-Red Films found the feature thriller "Jericho" on InkTip and optioned it from Brian Pauls. Infra-Red's credits include "Border Run" with Sharon Stone, which was shot from a script they found on InkTip.
Robbie Bryan Options "Secret Killers"
Apr 10, 2014
Robbie Bryan with Good To Be Seen Films found "The Secret Killers" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert T. Roe. Robert is a produced writer as well as a Nicholls Fellowship finalist. "Secret Killers" is set to be filmed by the end of this year, and this is Robert's first success through InkTip.
David Ara Discovers Craig Clyde
Apr 10, 2014
David Ara of Miracle Mile Entertainment met Craig Clyde through InkTip and hired him to write "Harley," a wartime period piece set in the English countryside. This English drama is David's second of three feature films in which the concepts and storylines have been developed by David, slated for production in the upcoming year. His first feature is a mob action comedy whose writer he also sourced through InkTip.
Blake Rice Options "Meridans"
Apr 10, 2014
Blake Rice discovered the short script "Meridans" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Davidson. The film has been shot and is in post-production. "Meridans" was Blake's directorial debut who previously had success as a still photographer. Mark co-produced the short and Colton Davie DPed the film. This is not the first option for Mark, who has had a number of options through the site, including
Blanc Biehn Options "Fever"
Apr 3, 2014
Justice Bowens with B3-Vision found "Fever" on InkTip, optioned it from Eric Borden, and we are now excited to announce that he set the project up with Blanc Biehn Productions for a production date this year with Justice on board as co-executive producer. Blanc Biehn's credits include the 2014 Vienna Film Ball Award winner "The Victim" (starring Jennifer Blanc and Michael Biehn), among many, many others. Eric's script "Fever"
Greg Huge Options "Shattered Silence"
Apr 3, 2014
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found "Shattered Silence" on InkTip and optioned it from Brian Young. Greg's credits include "3Play," and the upcoming "Silent Voice," with director Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Glitter") and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin ("Children of a Lesser God") interested. Brian Young has had a number of successes through InkTip, including scripts discovered by Mark Morgan ("Twilight," "The Wedding Planner"), and Jaffe/Braunstein Films (Matt Damon's "The Informant").
Julio Hallivis Discovers Joel LaFlamme
Apr 3, 2014
Julio Hallivis with 1inMM Productions discovered Joel LaFlamme on InkTip and hired him to write "Danger Close." Joel has a penchant for tight, fast-paced action writing and he's already meeting with a number of producers for assignments. This is Joel's fourth success through InkTip.
Damon Jamal Options "The Last Mailman"
Apr 3, 2014
Damon Jamal with In Yo FACE Filmworks has optioned the short script "The Last Mailman" from Erica Vogel after finding it on InkTip. This is Erica's first option for a short. Production is scheduled for the upcoming months.
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Stephen King wrote, “We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” Director Eduardo Sánchez has played doctor, of sorts, helping audiences cope with their horrors through his busy career that broke through after co-directing the 1999 phenom “The Blair Witch Project.” Full Story
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Roderick Powell Options "Shaolin Wing Chun"
Mar 27, 2014
Roderick Powell found "Shaolin Wing Chun: The New Beginning" through InkTip and optioned it from Erik Bernard. Roderick is an Atlanta-based producer whose credits include "Honeybee," the first feature film about a female kickboxer. This is Erik's first success through InkTip.
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Frank Caruso Options "A Dry Season"
Mar 27, 2014
Producer Frank A. Caruso found "A Dry Season" on InkTip and optioned it from Blair Duckworth. Frank is a multi-hyphenate whose acting credits include "The Great Chameleon" with Stacy Keach, and as a director-producer has three features ready for distribution this year, "Club Utopia", "Risk Factor" and "Final Dance." "A Dry Season" is about a high school teacher wrongfully accused of sexual interference by a vengeful teenage girl, and this
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Justice Bowens Discovers David Birkenhead
Mar 27, 2014
Justice Bowens met David Birkenhead through InkTip and signed to rep him as his manager. Justice is in the process of forming a new management and production company with partners whose credits include "Among Friends" and "Treachery," among others. And this is David's third deal with Justice, in what is turning into a profitable relationship for them both.
Jasper Bazuin Options "Car Bomb"
Mar 27, 2014
Jasper Bazuin with Yune Film optioned the short script "Car Bomb" from Ange Fassinou and Roy Gonzales after finding it on InkTip.
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Lauren de Normandie Options "Jacked"
Mar 20, 2014
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Jacked" on InkTip and optioned it from Derek Rydall. Derek Rydall is a produced feature writer who got into the business as a child actor, he's had a number of feature script options and writing assignments with the likes of Disney and Universal Studios, and this is his fourth success through InkTip.
Steve Roeder Options Rockefeller Biopic
Mar 20, 2014
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment found "A Whole Life a Head: The Michael Rockefeller Story" through InkTip and optioned it from Philip Hardy. Steve had actually been looking for the right Rockefeller script for a few years, so we were happy to help him source this project. Steve Roeder's credits include "Bob the Butler" (Tom Green and Brooke Shields) and "Neo Ned" (Jeremy Renner), among others. Philip Hardy has won
Derek Zemrak Discovers John Pizzo
Mar 20, 2014
Derek Zemrak with Zemrak/Pirkle Productions met writer John Pizzo through InkTip and hired him to write "Evan Neezer's Christmas." Zemrak previously produced Pizzo's feature script "Hercules Saves Christmas," which we featured on the cover of the InkTip Magazine. Pizzo is a three-time produced writer - with all three scripts found through InkTip.
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Rami Rank Options "The Between"
Mar 11, 2014
Rami Rank with Top Ranked Pictures found "The Between" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Roby. Mike Roby is an industry veteran already, having worked on digital FX for over 30 major motion pictures, but this is his first option through InkTip.
Earnest Harris Options "Golden Years"
Mar 11, 2014
Earnest Harris with Marlo Productions found "Golden Years" on InkTip and optioned it from Patrick Cavanagh. Earnest's credits include "A Simple Promise" and "Witness 2 Murder." This is Patrick's first success through InkTip.
Michael Moyet Discovers Dennis Curlett
Mar 11, 2014
Michael Moyet with Moyet Talent Management discovered Dennis Curlett on InkTip and has signed on to represent him. This is Dennis' second success through InkTip.
Dwayne Tarver Options "Emoticon"
Mar 11, 2014
Dwayne Tarver with Trifecta Motion Pictures optioned the short script "Emoticon" from Brianna Lee McKenzie. Dwayne's films have screened in festivals around the world where they have won best short film as well as best director. This is the first short option for Brianna.
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Sci-Fi Channel aired “Fireball” on May 2nd, 2009, written by InkTip scribe Kraig Wenman and produced by Harvey Kahn with Front Street Pictures. After Wenman was referred to Kahn by producer Michael Jacobs, Front Street produced the action/thriller starring Ian Somerhalder (“Lost” and “The Vampire Diaries”). Full Story
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Director Nick Lyon found a weapon. One he’s used before. One that morphs into various forms, yet one that does something more consistently than anyone else these days: kick ass. That weapon is Danny Trejo. Full Story
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Justice Bowens Options "Blue"
Mar 4, 2014
Justice Bowens found "Blue" on InkTip and optioned it from David Birkenhead. Justice is in the process of forming a new production company with partners whose credits include "Among Friends" and "Treachery," among others. This is David's second option with Justice.
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Param Gill Discovers John Buchanan
Mar 4, 2014
Param Gill with Young N Free Films discovered John Buchanan on InkTip and hired him to write the Americanized remake of an iconic European film "Last Supper," which has just wrapped, starring Eddie Griffin, Josh Meyers and Penny Marshall. This is John's first success through InkTip.
Sherry Robb Discovers Javier Robles
Mar 4, 2014
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company met Javier Robles through InkTip and signed to rep him as his literary manager. Sherry has signed a few writers and bolstered her roster this year after discovering them through InkTip, and this is Javier's first success through InkTip.
Grace Feeney Options "Odessa"
Mar 4, 2014
Grace Feeney of Ethos Pictures found the short script "Odessa" on InkTip and optioned the post-apocalyptic drama from Doug Johnson. Production occurred in Texas and New Mexico in Jan 2014, and the film is directed by Sean Michael Turrell, and stars Ricky Wayne and Will Haze. This was the second option for Doug Johnson.
Tom Novell Options "Snowflake"
Feb 25, 2014
Tom Novell with Galaxy Film Studios found "Snowflake" on InkTip and optioned the Christmas musical from Julie Young. Tom's credits include "Anagram," which is in production now, among others. Julie Young spent a lifetime struggling with dyslexia, but she's making incredible headway in her writing career in spite of that, including ranking in last year's Nicholl Fellowship and this most recent option, which is her first through InkTip.
Kevin Summerfield Discovers BD Young
Feb 25, 2014
Kevin Summerfield with Scorpio Studios discovered Brian "BD" Young through InkTip and hired him to write "Christmas K9." Kevin has a long list of films under his belt, including the Echo Bridge Entertainment release "The Derby Stallion" (starring Zac Efron), among many others. BD Young is a studio-level writer with 15 films on his resume and a half dozen more in development.
Sherry Robb Discovers Joel LaFlamme
Feb 25, 2014
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company met Joel LaFlamme through InkTip and signed to rep him as his literary manager. The script which caught Sherry's eye was "Interceptor," about an LAPD cop teaming up with an ex-racecar driver to catch high speed criminals on the streets of Los Angeles, and thanks to that script and Joel's penchant for tight, fast-paced action writing, he's already meeting with a number of producers
Dwayne Tarver Options "The Perils of Sexting"
Feb 25, 2014
Dwayne Tarver optioned the short script "The Perils of Sexting" from Ronald Fordham. Dwayne plans on shooting the script this month. His films have screened in festivals around the world where they have won best short film as well as best director. This is the first short option through InkTip for Ronald, who has previously optioned a feature script through InkTip.
Justice Bowens Options "Fever"
Feb 18, 2014
Justice Bowens with B3-Vision found "Fever" on InkTip and optioned it from Eric Borden. Justice is in the process of forming a new production company with partners whose credits include "Among Friends" and "Treachery," among others. Eric's script "Fever" took 3rd place in the 2012 UCLA Extension Screenplay Competition and received a mention in the Hollywood Reporter.
Andy Sowers Options "Expiration Date"
Feb 18, 2014
Andy Sowers with Andy Sowers Productions discovered Kris Harrison on InkTip and optioned his romantic dramedy "Expiration Date." This actually started when Andy read his script on InkTip titled "Possum," which was a great read but not quite right for his needs at the time. So Andy asked what else he had and Kris pitched "Expiration Date." This is Kris' first success through InkTip.
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Stephanie Rogers Discovers Michael McCoy
Feb 18, 2014
Stephanie Rogers with Stephanie Rogers & Associates discovered Michael McCoy on InkTip and has signed on to represent him. The script which caught her eye was "Under the Rising Sun," which is based on his book about his family's experience in a Japanese prison camp during WWII, and the script has already won a number of accolades, including the grand prize in the Creative World Awards International Screenplay Competition. This
Dwayne Tarver Options "Hooker"
Feb 18, 2014
Dwayne Tarver optioned the short script "Hooker" from Ronald Fordham. Dwayne's films have screened in festivals around the world where they have won best short film as well as best director. This is the second short option through InkTip for Ronald, who has previously optioned a feature script through InkTip.
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Look down the road and you’ll spot a “Megalopolis” being built by talented, experienced hands. In fact, the foundation is already laid down. Mpower optioned the ambitiously-named script, written by Moutaz Jad, who won the Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition for the sci-fi thriller. Full Story
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Vampires have seduced a crimson-soaked following in horror, comedy and drama over the last decade. The feeding will continue this year. An upcoming dramatic film, "Manhattan Undying," is sharpening its teeth for a 2014 release that hopes to bring adult prestige to the vampire subject that has been dominated more recently by teen-targeted fare. Full Story
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Look up and you'll see a "Hole in the Paper Sky." The short film starring Jessica Biel ("Blade: Trinity," "The Illusionist," "The A-Team") was based on a script written by Howard Kingkade and discovered on InkTip by producer Michelle Purple, co-president of Iron Ocean Films with Biel. Full Story
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Eric England Options "Hellbent"
Feb 11, 2014
Eric England with Southern Fried Films found "Hellbent" on InkTip and optioned it from TJ Cimfel. The script is about a woman who joins a rescue crew to look for her husband after a mining accident and instead discovers a demonic presence. Eric England recently signed with The Gersh Agency, and this is TJ's third success through InkTip.
Param Gill Options "Darkness"
Feb 11, 2014
Param Gill with FlickBag Inc found "Darkness" on InkTip and optioned it from writing duo Francis Jay and C.B. Liffer. "Darkness" is a contained horror-thriller and is being fast-tracked into production this spring. This is Francis and C.B.'s first outright spec sale.
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Levan Bakhia Hires Lloyd S. Wagner
Feb 11, 2014
Levan Bakhia with Sarke Studios discovered Lloyd S. Wagner on InkTip and hired him to pen the feature film "Landmine Goes Click." Sarke Studios is the largest production company in the Caucasus region, and their credits include the recent "247ºF," which is actually how they met Lloyd in the first place - they found on InkTip and write that one and to help write and develop several other projects as
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Stephanie Rogers Discovers Writing Duo
Feb 11, 2014
Stephanie Rogers with Stephanie Rogers & Associates discovered John Suetmeier and John Kelley on InkTip and signed to represent them as their manager. The script that caught her eye was "Sterling," about a cyborg assassin who goes against protocol to protect a mark who may or may not hold the secret to his humanity. This is their first success through InkTip.
Michael Hughes Purchases "Boom Boom Gun"
Feb 11, 2014
Producer Michael Hughes has purchased the short script "Boom Boom Gun" from writer Frank Hayslip. Production is scheduled for early 2014.
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Anonymous Content optioned a new untitled thriller script from writers Geof Miller and Troy Hunter via a connection on InkTip. Producer Wendy Kram discovered the writing team on the site and signed as their manager. Full Story
Brandon Burrows Options "Run N' Gun"
Feb 4, 2014
Brandon Burrows with Boundless Pictures found "Run N' Gun" on InkTip and optioned it from Casey DeVargas. The story is about a bank robber whose car gets towed, and who winds up jacking a car which has a kidnapped real estate heiress in the trunk. This is Casey's first option through InkTip.
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Berenika Bailey Options "Jakoburn Manor"
Feb 4, 2014
Berenika Bailey with Magic Elevator found "Jakoburn Manor" through InkTip and optioned the feature supernatural thriller from Miles Ledoux. She said she was actually looking for a straight up horror at the time, and Miles' script was more of a suspense story, but she just couldn't put it down. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also found on InkTip, and which screened last year at Cannes. This is Miles'
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Robert Sexton Discovers Joel LaFlamme
Feb 4, 2014
Robert Sexton with Hollywood Asylum met Joel LaFlamme through InkTip and hired him to write an action/thriller entitled "Release." The script which landed Joel this assignment was "Interceptor," about an LAPD cop teaming up with an ex-racecar driver to catch high speed criminals on the streets of Los Angeles. Though this is Joel's first success through InkTip, but he's already in talks with other producers for assignments based on
Jeffrey Lamont Brown Options "American Sock"
Feb 4, 2014
Jeffrey Lamont Brown with Tallgrass Pictures bought "American Sock" by Jason Allen after discovering the short on InkTip. The short was produced and premiered at the Barrio Film Festival in San Diego where it won "Best Narrative Film."
Tim Scott Options "Treasure for Mom"
Jan 28, 2014
Tim Scott and Richard Roy with Gold Key Productions found "Treasure for Mom" on InkTip and optioned it from John Parker. Tim's credits include "Against the Wild," starring Natasha Henstridge among others. This is John Parker's first success through InkTip.
Michael Klein Signs Adam Rose
Jan 28, 2014
Michael Klein with Dobré Films met Adam Rose through InkTip and signed to rep him as his manager. Dobre Films is a management and production company that works in both features and television, and the script which caught their eye has landed Adam not only a manager but a feature hire/assignment. This is Adam's second success through InkTip.
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Charis Orchard Discovers Allison McWood
Jan 28, 2014
Independent producer/director Charis Orchard met Allison McWood through InkTip and hired her to write an as-of-yet untitled historical costume drama. This is actually an ongoing relationship; Charis optioned one of Allison's scripts a little bit ago, and then became so enamored with her writing style that she hired her to write another one. Allison is a veteran playwright and screenwriter, and this is her third success through InkTip.
April James Options "Contract Renewals"
Jan 28, 2014
Director April James with Viking Theater Company optioned the short script "Contract Renewals" from writers Alan Barkley. The film is scheduled to film in New York City in the following months. Alan has won recognition, including first place, in numerous screenplay competitions. His stage plays have been performed in the U.S. and U.K., and his shorts have screened at festivals including The Seattle International Film Festival and
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Eric Fischer Options "Bad Seeds"
Jan 21, 2014
Eric Fischer with Efish Entertainment and Dead Fish Films found "Bad Seeds of Loving Spring" on InkTip and optioned it from Joshua Montcalm. Eric is a bright and very fast rising star in Hollywood, with recent credits like "Vehicle 19" (starring the late Paul Walker) and "Night Train to Lisbon" (with Jeremy Irons). Joshua Montcalm is a 2013 Nicholl Semifinalist, and this is his first option through InkTip.
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Eric Adams Options "Wrong House"
Jan 21, 2014
Eric J. Adams with Sleeperwave Films found "The Wrong House" through InkTip and optioned it from Travis Seppala. Travis has written and produced short films, been a contest finalist and has been hired to re-write and polish feature films, but this is his first option through InkTip.
Kevin Summerfield Discovers Michael Whatling
Jan 21, 2014
Kevin Summerfield of Scorpio Studios discovered Michael Whatling through InkTip and hired him to adapt a classic children's story (the title of which is under wraps) into a live action feature. This is Michael's first assignment with Scorpio.
Sandra Mitrovic Options "The Toughest Collaboration"
Jan 21, 2014
Sandra Mitrovic picked up the short "The Toughest Collaboration" from C.J. Walley after discovering it on InkTip. The film is now produced. Sandra is a film student in Regent's University Regent's School of Drama Film and Media. She said, "I found script really unique and original, I am really happy to collaborate with C.J. Walley. He is very talented and easy to work." She is focusing
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Sean Thomas Options "Dead Run"
Jan 14, 2014
Sean Thomas of September SevenTeen Studio found "Dead Run" through InkTip and optioned it from Brian. Sean Thomas' credits as executive producer include "A Single Shot" (starring Sam Rockwell, William H Macy and academy award winner Melissa Leo), "Gandhi of the Month" (starring Harvey Keitel), and "Fall Down Dead" (starring Dominique Swain and David Carradine). "Dead Run" is out to talent now, and already has Daniel Fridell (of "The Searchers"
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Lauren de Normandie Options "Your Move"
Jan 14, 2014
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Your Move" on InkTip and optioned it from writing team Henry Mitchell, Jennifer Lynch and Calvin Cox Jr. According to Lauren, the script she found is "an incredibly high concept thriller by three amazing writers. We're looking at hopefully being in production this coming spring." This is Henry's first option through InkTip.
Toby Louie Discovers Jay Gable
Jan 14, 2014
Toby Louie with Louie, Louie Productions discovered Jay Gable on InkTip and hired him to write "The Back Nine." This is Jay's third success through InkTip.
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Danny Roth with ParkSide Pictures found the next faith-based project he wanted, which could help further ignite an already explosive market. Full Story
Steve Felt Options "Echoes"
Jan 7, 2014
Steve Felt with Powder Day Productions found "Echoes" on InkTip and optioned it from Steven Brown. Steve's credits include the horror/comedy "Irradiated Satan Rocks the World," among others. This is Steven's first option through InkTip.
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David Roe Options "The Infernal Optimist"
Jan 7, 2014
David Roe with Grand Bay Films found "The Infernal Optimist" through InkTip and optioned it from writers Warren Coleman and Stephen Abbott. Warren and Stephen are Australian-based comedy writers and performers, having met and toured together as members of The Castanet Club. Warren was also a co-writer on "Happy Feet" and "Happy Feet Two," among others, while Stephen has been hosting and writing for radio and TV comedies. This
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Dan Benamor Discovers Francis Jay
Jan 7, 2014
Dan Benamor with the Nasser Entertainment Group discovered Francis Jay on InkTip and hired him to write an as-of-yet untitled Viking feature. This is Francis' second success through InkTip.
Eric Rayl Options "The Night Captain"
Jan 7, 2014
Director Eric Rayl discovered the short script "The Night Captain" on InkTip and bought it from screenwriter Cal Carnes. Production is slated for this month. This is Cal's second short sale to date. He currently has an indie drama title in pre-production that he wrote called "Adolescence" and other scripts in development. He also has written two novels.