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Kevin DeWalt Options "Flesh & Blood" Aug 15, 2017
Kevin DeWalt with Minds Eye Entertainment found "Flesh & Blood" on InkTip and optioned it from Terry O'Brien. Kevin's credits include the award-winning Western "Forsaken," starring Kiefer Sutherland and Donald Sutherland. Terry joined InkTip in 2007, and has several produced credits to his name, including "Stolen Heart," which won Best Canadian Feature at the Victoria Independent Film & Video Festival. His script for “Flesh and Blood” also won First Place in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition. This is Terry’s first option through InkTip.
Matthew Godbey Options "The Passenger" Aug 15, 2017
Matthew Godbey with CineFocus Productions found "The Passenger" on InkTip and optioned it from David Jones. Matthew is an accomplished actor as well as a producer, having appeared in "NCIS Los Angeles" and "Nip/Tuck" just to name a few. Among his credits as a producer is "Blood Moon," which won Best Horror Short at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase. David hails from Arizona and has been with InkTip for three years. His script “The Passenger” had been posted for just three months when it was optioned by Matthew. This is David’s first success through InkTip.
Howard Nash Hires Rodney Cavin Aug 15, 2017
Howard Nash with Open Communications Inc. discovered Rodney Cavin on InkTip and hired him to write his upcoming film “Wisper.” Howard's previous credits include the crime drama "Tracks," starring Ice-T, and "Tiger," starring Mickey Rourke, which was shot from a script found on InkTip. This is Rodney's first hire through InkTip, though he has worked other writing assignments and adapted several books in the past. Rodney has been with InkTip for over a decade.
Mark Lewis Options "The Lodger" Aug 8, 2017
Mark Lewis with Artifact Films found "The Lodger" on InkTip and optioned it from June Escalante. Mark's credits include "The Thaw," starring Val Kilmer, among others. June joined InkTip in 2009, and since then her scripts have placed in the top 10% of the Nicholl Fellowship and reached the finals in over a dozen competitions. This is June's first option through InkTip.
Dee Brantlinger Options "Stripped" Aug 8, 2017
Dee Brantlinger with Brantlinger Entertainment found "Stripped" on InkTip and optioned it from Craig Weeden. Dee is an industry veteran who has worked as a producer for the Grammy Awards and various other television series. This is Craig's first InkTip success, though he currently has several other projects in development, including an adaptation he co-wrote with comic book legend Jimmy Palmiotti ("Harley Quinn," "Painkiller Jane," "Jonah Hex," "Deadpool"). Craig has been with InkTip for over a decade.
Sergio Guerrero Hires Jennifer Irons Aug 8, 2017
Sergio Guerrero with Indie Eye Productions discovered Jennifer Irons on InkTip and hired her to write his upcoming crime drama project "Intolerance." Sergio's credits include the NBC series "El Vato," among others. Jennifer has previously written and produced her own short films, including content used in Doritos' "Crash the Superbowl" campaign. She joined InkTip just last year, and this is her first success as a result.
Arnold Leibovit Options "Memorial" Aug 1, 2017
Arnold Leibovit with Arnold Leibovit Entertainment found the sci-fi script "Memorial" on InkTip and optioned it from Paul Locander. Arnold's credits include the Oscar-nominated feature "The Time Machine," "The Puppetoon Movie," and “The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal,” a documentary about his mentor (and a mentor to science fiction masters like Gene Roddenberry, Ray Harryhausen, and Ray Bradbury), among others. Paul is a Maryland-based screenwriter who has been with InkTip since 2003. His scripts have been recognized multiple times by the Nicholl Fellowship, the Austin Film Festival, and the Open Door Screenwriting competition, among others. This is his third success through InkTip.
Michael Hayes Options "Planet Christmas" Aug 1, 2017
Michael Hayes with Okay By Me Productions found "Planet Christmas" on InkTip and optioned it from Diane Schmitz. Michael's credits include the upcoming action/thriller “Eye for an Eye” and "Fire City: End of Days," starring Tobias Jelinek ("Stranger Things"). Diane hails from Texas and is the author of several non-fiction books in addition to her screenplays, which have placed in both the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition and the Nicholl Fellowship. This is Diane’s second option through InkTip.
Tommy Stovall Options "Room for Rent" Aug 1, 2017
Tommy Stovall with Pasidg Productions found "Room for Rent” on InkTip and optioned it from Stuart Flack. We are pleased to announce that filming is now complete! Tommy's previous credits include "Sedona,” starring Frances Fisher ("Titanic”) and "Hate Crime,” starring Giancarlo Esposito ("Breaking Bad”). Stuart is a British screenwriter and novelist whose work has been published by Little, Brown and translated into a number of foreign languages. This is his third success through InkTip since joining in 2007.
Lou Mires Options "Andrea Goes to Heaven" Aug 1, 2017
Lou Mires discovered the short script “Andrea Goes to Heaven” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Edward Donnelly. In between commercial work and looking for a feature, Lou decided to find a short to produce and direct. The short script is based on a story published in Edward’s short story collection titled, "Out of the Light of Darkness."
Jacob Silver Options Untitled Action Script Jul 25, 2017
Jacob Silver with RoA found an as-yet-untitled action script on InkTip and optioned it from Andrew Chisholm. Jacob's credits include the crime/thriller "48 Hours to Live," starring Tommy Flanagan ("Gladiator," "Sin City"). Andrew also has a produced credit through InkTip, shot from his thriller script "Asomatous," which was released in theaters in April. In addition to screenwriting, Andrew is a musician, blogger, and teacher living in Norway. This is his fifth success through InkTip since he began promoting his work on the site six years ago.
Gloria DiFolco Options "Redcap Towing" Jul 25, 2017
Independent producer Gloria DiFolco found "Redcap Towing" through InkTip and has optioned it from Ryan LaPlante. Gloria's previous credits include work on the film "Tideland," starring Jeff Bridges ("The Big Lebwoski") and directed by Terry Gilliam ("Monty Python"). Ryan is a Toronto-based writer whose scripts have won dozens of awards throughout the U.S and elsewhere. He has been with InkTip just over a year, and this is already his 2nd option as a result.
Tirlok Malik Hires Bret Kofford Jul 25, 2017
Tirlok Malik with Apple Productions discovered Bret Kofford on InkTip and has hired him to write his upcoming feature "Patel Beach Hotel." Tirlok first noticed Bret's work on InkTip last year when he hired him for another project called "Going Home," and the two have continued to collaborate ever since. Based in New York but with filmmaking experience around the globe, Tirlok's credits include the psychological thriller "Arya," which won Best Actress at the MTV Asia Awards. Bret has had numerous options and hires through InkTip since he joined in 2009, including "12 Dog Days Till Christmas," which aired the WB Network and is now available on Netflix.
Lou Mires Options "Caught on Camera" Jul 25, 2017
Lou Mires discovered the short script "Caught on Camera" on InkTip and optioned it from writer Ellen Zepp. In between commercial work and looking for a feature, Lou decided to find a short to produce and direct. Ellen has had three shorts produced, but this is her first deal through InkTip.
Alex Helisek Options "Sorrow’s Embrace" Jul 18, 2017
Alex Helisek with Breezeway Productions found "Sorrow's Embrace" on InkTip and optioned it from Gabriel Constans. Alex's credits include the drama feature "All My Brothers," among others. Gabriel is a screenwriter and author who joined InkTip several years ago. His credits include "Stellina Blue," starring Richard Riehle ("Office Space"), winner of the Platinum Award for Best Feature Film at WorldFest Houston. This is Gabriel's first option through InkTip.
Christina DeRosa Options "Her Identity" Jul 18, 2017
Christina DeRosa with Kingvigor Productions found "Her Identity" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Daniels. Operating as both a production company and a talent management company, Kingvigor represents clients who have appeared in "Grey's Anatomy," "Black-ish," and the upcoming Jamie Foxx film "All-Star Weekend," just to name a few. Since joining the site in 2006, Mark Daniels has had over two dozen sales/options through InkTip, where he also found his current manager Sherry Robb. Originally from Kentucky, Mark has studied screenwriting and film production at UCLA and Columbia, respectively.
Nadeem Soumah Hires Jake Cashill Jul 18, 2017
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features discovered Jake Cashill on InkTip and has hired him to write his next feature project, "Driven." This is now their second collaboration since Nadeem found Jake's thriller script "The Lease" on InkTip, which is currently in post-production and stars Haylie Duff ("Napolean Dynamite," "Lizzie McGuire"). This is Jake's third success through InkTip since joining in 2005. In that time, his scripts have won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the inaugural American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest judged by Francis Ford Coppola himself.
Howard Nash Options "Occupants" Jul 11, 2017
Howard Nash with Open Communications Inc. found "Occupants" on InkTip and optioned it from Julia Camara. The film has since been released, and we are pleased to announce that a sequel is underway! Howard's previous credits include the crime drama "Tracks," starring Ice-T, and "Tiger," starring Mickey Rourke. Originally from Brazil, Julia now lives in Los Angeles, and has been with InkTip since 2008. Her script for the original "Occupants" won Best Screenplay at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema, and the film, which stars "Star Trek: Voyager's" Robert Picardo, won Best Sci-fi Feature at the Shriekfest Film Festival. This is Julia's second success through InkTip.
Ty Mapp Hires John Porter Jul 11, 2017
Ty Mapp with Ty Mapp Films Ent. discovered John Porter on InkTip and has hired him to write the thriller "Tell a Lie, You Must Die." Ty is an East Coast-based producer and director whose previous credits include "The 1 Closest 2 U," starring Taral Hicks ("A Bronx Tale"). John joined InkTip over a decade ago, and since then has had numerous options, hires, and productions through InkTip.
John Murlowski Options "Replicate" Jul 11, 2017
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films found "Replicate" on InkTip and optioned it from Steve Peterson. We are pleased to announce that the film has now been shot and is currently in post-production! Also a director and cinematographer, John's previous credits include "Black Cadillac” starring Randy Quaid and "The Last Bid," starring Casper Van Dien ("Starship Troopers"). Steve has had over a dozen options and hires through InkTip since joining in 2003. He is now making his directorial debut with the upcoming sci-fi thriller "Consensus Reality."
Lauren de Normandie Options "Abilene" Jul 3, 2017
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Abilene” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Lanahan. We are pleased to announce that the film, now titled "Hickok," will be released on July 7th, starring Luke Hemsworth, Kris Kristofferson, and Bruce Dern! Lauren's partner Timothy Woodward Jr. came onboard to direct the project. The two have previously collaborated on numerous films including "Checkmate,” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was also made from a script found on InkTip. This is Michael's second option through InkTip, adding to several more produced credits already on his resume. Michael has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2012.
Christina DeRosa Options "Social Malice" Jun 27, 2017
Christina DeRosa with Kingvigor Productions found "Social Malice" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Daniels. Operating as both a production company and a talent management company, Kingvigor represents clients who have appeared in "Grey's Anatomy," "Black-ish," and the upcoming Jamie Foxx film "All-Star Weekend," just to name a few. Since joining the site in 2006, Mark Daniels has had over two dozen sales/options through InkTip, where he also found his current manager Sherry Robb. Originally from Kentucky, Mark has studied screenwriting and film production at UCLA and Columbia, respectively.
Richard Akel Options "Drone Assassin 2" Jun 27, 2017
Richard Akel with Four Stars International discovered Steven Lane Smith on InkTip and optioned his techno-thriller, "Drone Assassin 2." The script is a sequel to their previous collaboration, which Richard optioned after reading a similar script of Steven's on InkTip in 2015. Four Stars International has a number of feature projects in development and anticipates bringing one, if not two, of them to the screen in 2018. An award-winning screenwriter and novelist in the Boston area, Steven draws from first-hand experience as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force. He has been using InkTip for three years to connect with producers on the West Coast, and this is now his second success through InkTip.
David Massar Hires Amanda Weier Jun 27, 2017
David Massar with Massar Storyworks LLC discovered Amanda Weier on InkTip and hired her to write an as-yet-untitled comedy set in New England. Massar's previous credits include "Air Bud 3" and "RV," starring Robin Williams. Amanda has been with InkTip for four years. This is her second success through InkTip, though she has previously sold other scripts, written internet sketch content for Jim Belushi's "The Greedy Show," and was a contributing writer/performer at Second City Hollywood.
"Twofaced" Optioned by Formula Features Jun 20, 2017
Formula Features found "Twofaced" on InkTip and optioned it from screenwriter Naomi Selfman. The company's previous titles have been distributed through Lionsgate, eOne Films, and The Lifetime Network, including "Assassin's Game," starring Vivica A. Fox. Naomi has over a dozen produced credits of her own, including everything from creature features to holiday movies. "I think the query for Twofaced was the first one I sent out since recently re-signing up to receive the Preferred Newsletter," Naomi says. "I heard back from the producer right away and the script was optioned soon after. I just found out it will be going into preproduction this week – so the whole process took almost exactly one month. The whole thing happened so fast and smoothly – it’s been great." This is Naomi's first option through InkTip, and she is currently seeking representation.
Sarah Hohman Hired by Larry Levinson Productions Jun 20, 2017
After reading one of her rom-com scripts on InkTip, Larry Levinson Productions hired Sarah Hohman to write their next project. Among many other credits, the company has produced "Shadow on the Mesa," starring Kevin Sorbo, which was filmed from a script found on InkTip. A multiple contest-winning screenwriter, Sarah Hohman joined InkTip five years ago, and is also the co-founder of UpWriteLadies.com, "dedicated to offering writers the chance to have their voices heard by building a community of strong, confident, and supportive women." This is Sarah's first success through InkTip.
Cameras Rolling for "In the Absence of Good Men" Jun 20, 2017
Status Media & Entertainment found “In the Absence of Good Men” on InkTip and optioned it from Ian Patrick Williams. We are pleased to announce that the film is now in production, starring Jamie-Lynn Sigler ("The Sopranos"), Jason Patric ("Speed 2"), Michael Pare ("The Lincoln Lawyer") and Sean Faris ("Pretty Little Liars"). Status Media's previous credits include a long list of collaborations with InkTip writers, including "Checkmate," "Weaponized," and "American Violence." Ian Patrick Williams' previous work includes the PBS-TV movie “Bleacher Bums," for which he and his co-writer won the Chicago Emmy Award. The script was later purchased and produced as a MOW by Showtime. He also works as an actor, with nearly a hundred credits to his name.
Kris Burns Options "Desperate Man" to Jaure Productions Jun 20, 2017
Screenwriter Kris Burns signed up with InkTip in March and is already celebrating his second short script option! His short script “I’m a Desperate Man” was optioned by David Jaure Rosenbaum with Jaure Productions after David discovered the short on InkTip. The film will begin production in July. David’s directorial debut “3:13” won the Grand Prize at the San Antonio Film Festival (2014), Best Directing at the American Movie Awards (2014), The Golden Lion Award at Barcelona Film Festival (2014), and Best Lead Actor at St. Tropez International Film Festival (2014) and Madrid International Film Festival (2014). The film has been picked up by Mance Media for distribution worldwide.
"Dark Waters" Optioned by Joe Mex Enterprises Jun 13, 2017
Joe Mex Enterprises found "Row Me Across Dark Waters" on InkTip and optioned it from Patrick Hatten. Patrick is a California native who has been with InkTip for three years. His work has been recognized by multiple screenplay competitions including the Nicholl Fellowship and StoryPros. When asked about his approach for "Dark Waters," Patrick said, "After my eighth screenplay, I challenged myself to write with a very tight budget in mind, and the process was extremely illuminating as a writer; dialogue, subtext, and character psychology grew sharper and improved dramatically." Joe Mex's previous credits include the horror feature "Exit 14," starring Tom Sizemore ("Saving Private Ryan").
Gross-Weston Productions Options "Summer's Winter Wedding" Jun 13, 2017
Screenwriter Elle Ramsay was discovered on InkTip by Gross-Weston Productions, who have optioned her script "Summer's Winter Wedding." The company specializes in MOWs, and felt that Ramsay's script was a good fit for the market. Gross-Weston's previous credits include the Hallmark Channel movie "My Boyfriends' Dogs," starring Erika Christensen ("Parenthood," "Flightplan"). Elle joined InkTip six years ago, and reports that Gross-Weston has been delightful to work with! In addition to working as a paid script doctor, she also has experience as both a film festival judge and as a prize winner herself in the New Hampshire Film Festival. This is Elle's first option through InkTip, and she is currently seeking representation.
"Room for Rent" Going to Camera Jun 13, 2017
Filming began on June 12th for Stuart Flack's script "Room for Rent." The script was discovered on InkTip last year by Pasidg Productions, whose credits include “Sedona,” starring Frances Fisher (“Titanic”) and “Hate Crime,” starring Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”). Stuart has been an InkTip member for a decade. In that time, he has had several successes through the site and just recently signed with representation he found through InkTip. Dividing his time between screenwriting and novel writing, Stuart has had two works published by Little, Brown which have been translated into a number of foreign languages.
Alistair Bryson Hired by OxyGene Films Jun 13, 2017
Screenwriter Alistair Bryson was discovered on InkTip by John Dodds of OxyGene Films and is working on a short script for John. The short is based on the true story of a woman who worked for the Bletchley code breakers. John has produced the award-winning shorts “The Man Who Married Himself” with Richard E Grant and Emilia Fox and “Retrospective” with Charles Dance and Emilia Fox. Alistair is also working on an action/adventure spec for a Hollywood actor.
"A Lot Like Christmas" Optioned by Stephanie Germain Productions Jun 6, 2017
Timothy Williams’ script "A Lot Like Christmas" was found on InkTip and optioned by Stephanie Germain Productions, whose credits include "The Day After Tomorrow," among many others. Timothy has been an InkTip member for over a decade, and this is his fourth option through the site. He also has extensive experience in television, with credits on "The Tortellis," "Brothers," "Salute Your Shorts,” and “Bobby’s World" to name a few.
NXTdream Films Hires Travis Lemke Jun 6, 2017
After reading one of his scripts on InkTip, NXTdream Films has hired Travis Lemke to write their next project, an as-yet-untitled horror/thriller. NXTdream's credits include the drama/thriller "Dark Mind," which won the Grand Jury Award for Best Feature at the Washington DC Independent Film Festival. This is Travis' second option through InkTip, including his feature script "Bevel Down" which was adapted from his own novel. Hailing from Idaho, Travis joined InkTip in 2007 and is currently looking for representation.
Eric Steele's "The Student" Released by Cartel Pictures Jun 6, 2017
We are pleased to announce that InkTip screenwriter Eric Steele's thriller "The Student" has now been released by Cartel Pictures! The company's previous credits include "Love at First Glance," starring Amy Smart and Adrian Grenier ("Entourage"), among others. Eric is a UK-based screenwriter with extensive experience in film as well as European TV, and is currently seeking representation. This is his fourth success through InkTip, including the sci-fi/action feature “Clonehunter” which was released in 2010.
Amanda Weier's "Stray" Optioned by Massar Storyworks LLC May 30, 2017
Massar Storyworks LLC found the indie drama "Stray" on InkTip and optioned it from Amanda Weier. Massar’s previous credits include "Air Bud 3" and "RV," starring Robin Williams. Amanda has been an InkTip member since 2013 and had this to say about her experience on the site: "I think by last count about 200+ producers had looked at the logline (which I switched up regularly). But only 2 people downloaded the actual script... [Massar] was one of those two people and I'm now suddenly feeling like a writer again. I think there's a lesson or two in that." Amanda has previously written internet sketch content for Jim Belushi's "The Greedy Show" and was a contributing writer/performer at Second City Hollywood. She's currently without representation, and this is her first success on InkTip.
Fanatik Films Options "Carrot" May 30, 2017
Screenwriter James B. Brandt's romantic comedy "Carrot" was discovered on InkTip by Fanatik Films and optioned earlier this month. Fanatik Films is a San Diego-based production company with several InkTip projects currently in development. James is a previously optioned screenwriter with experience in multiple genres, including work for hire on an award-winning religious historical period piece, a horror project, and even a few documentaries. Living and working in Arizona, he has been using InkTip for nine years to pitch his work to producers in Hollywood and elsewhere. This is James' second success through InkTip.
Scott Newell Hired to Write Medical Drama Series May 30, 2017
InkTip writer Scott Newell has been tapped by Scorpio Studios to develop an untitled medical mystery/drama series set at a university. Scorpio's previous credits include "The Derby Stallion," starring Bill Cobbs and Zac Efron. They first discovered Scott when he replied to a lead in the newsletter seeking writers for their anthology series "WebCam Diaries," for which he was also hired. Scott is a UK-based writer, whose scripts have won numerous awards including top prizes at the Berlin Independent Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival. This is his second success since joining InkTip three years ago.
"Body of Sin" Optioned by The Brothers Olson May 23, 2017
The Brothers Olson found "Body of Sin" on InkTip and optioned it from Rod Spence. Rod has been promoting his work on InkTip for over a decade, and now has several produced credits to his resume including "The Good Witch" starring Catherine Bell--one of the most successful movies in the history of the Hallmark Channel, which spawned seven sequels and a weekly series. "Body of Sin" is Rod's second success through InkTip. The Brothers Olson's previous credits include "Operator" starring Ving Rhames, which was shot from a script found on InkTip.
The Robb Company Reps Andrew Post May 23, 2017
Within three months of joining InkTip, Andrew Post has been discovered and signed by The Robb Agency. With numerous InkTip writers on their roster, The Robb Company also has several InkTip projects currently underway in their production branch. In addition to his screenwriting, Andrew is a published novelist with five books to his name and a sixth in progress.
Filming Begins for "50k" May 23, 2017
Cameras began rolling on Monday for "50k," a thriller feature written by Andrew Costello. Andrew's script was found on InkTip and optioned in March by Harrington Thomas Productions, whose credits include "The Sighting," which won Best Feature at the ShockerFest International Film Festival. Andrew Costello began pitching his scripts through InkTip four years ago from his home state of Washington. He has placed in multiple screenwriting competitions, including Scriptapalooza and Cinefest 2017, and this is his first success through InkTip.
"The Deja Vuers" Screening at Cannes May 23, 2017
“The Deja Vuers,” the short film made from a script discovered on InkTip by director Chris Esper, will be screened at the Cannes Short Film Corner this week. Chris is with Stories in Motion in Massachusetts and optioned the short from screenwriter Jason K. Allen. Chris is an award-winning filmmaker, whose credits include “Still Life” and “Please Punish Me.” Jason has had multiple options through InkTip and has been posting his work on InkTip for over a decade.
Ekaterina Sycheva Options "Smoke & Mirrors" May 16, 2017
Ekaterina Sycheva with BlackBox Multimedia Ltd. in London found the TV pilot "Smoke & Mirrors" on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Salort and co-creator Chandra Lynn. BlackBox's principals' credits include "London Has Fallen,” “Expendables 3," and “Filth" among others. Michael's credits include "Hidden Camera" starring Arnold Vosloo and Dean Cain. The script had been the winner of the CineStory screenplay competition and was found on InkTip by Marvista and DrimTim in Barcelona. Hailing from the New York area, Michael has been with InkTip for over a decade. This is his third success through InkTip.
Rosemary Marks Hires Paul Mahoney May 16, 2017
Rosemary Marks, with Tall Orders Productions, discovered Paul Mahoney on InkTip and recommended him to Australian producer John Tsambazis. We are thrilled to report that Mr. Tsambazis hired Paul to write a screenplay entitled "The Singing Priest" based on the life story of Fr. Rob Galea. Fr. Galea was born in Malta and became a singing star there and in Europe, but after taking up the priesthood he emigrated to Australia where he lives today. Music is still very much part of his life and at one time he was a finalist in Australia's "X-Factor" Rosemary is producing and Adrian Carr will direct. This is Paul Mahoney's first success through InkTip since joining just under a year ago. Based in Australia, Paul's writing has been recognized in numerous contests around the globe.
Shannon Murray Options "Fighting Nora" May 16, 2017
Shannon Murray with Double Entente Films found "Fighting Nora" on InkTip and optioned it from Darren Longley. Double Entente's partner Bailey Kobe has come onboard to direct, and we are pleased to announce that shooting for the film began on May 8th! Double Entente's previous credits include "The Caterpillar's Kimono,” starring Ben Savage ("Boy Meets World”), among others. Darren, a published writer living in Maryland, has been with InkTip for two years. His script "Touch" recently placed 5th in the Hollywood Screenwriting Contest in the Drama Division. This is Darren'sfirst option through InkTip.
Joey Fidler Sells "Zombie" May 16, 2017
Joey Fidler sold his short script "Zombie" to Rui Pedro Sousa after Rui found it on InkTip. InkTip is happy to announce that the film has been shot. Rui is currently shooting another short he discovered on InkTip titled "George." Joey has been with InkTip for 4 years, and this is his first sale and produced short.
Kris Burns Options "The Game" to Jaure Productions May 16, 2017
Screenwriter Kris Burns signed up with InkTip in March and is already celebrating his first option! His short script "The Game" was optioned by David Jaure Rosenbaum with Jaure Productions after David discovered the short on InkTip only 2 weeks after it was posted. David's directorial debut 3:13 won the Grand Prize at the San Antonio Film Festival (2014), Best Directing at the American Movie Awards (2014), The Golden Lion Award at Barcelona Film Festival (2014), and Best Lead Actor at St. Tropez International Film Festival (2014) and Madrid International Film Festival (2014). The film has been picked up by Mance Media for distribution worldwide.
Adam Finley Options "Mona" May 9, 2017
Adam Finley with Aurora Pictures found "Mona" on InkTip and optioned it from Gareth Hutchins. Adam is an accomplished producer and director, with over twenty credits to his name. Gareth is a screenwriter and copywriter based in Budapest and London, and has previously had one of his scripts acted out on stage by Oscar nominee, Sally Hawkins. A short adapted from “Mona” (“Mona & Ferdinand”) has already been filmed and is currently in post-production. Gareth joined InkTip just a few months ago, and already has landed his first option as a result.
Yuri Brown Hires Don Perez May 9, 2017
Yuri Brown with BrownGirl Television discovered Don Perez on InkTip and hired him to write the pilot for her project, "Cursed Angel." The script has now been produced and made available for online streaming, starring Sean Blakemore ("General Hospital"). Don came to InkTip over a decade ago, and since then has been staffed on Disney's animated series "Elena of Avalor" and premiered his Hallmark Channel movie "My Christmas Dream" last November. This is his second success through InkTip.
Jonathan Zuck Options "Meant to Be Broken" May 9, 2017
Jonathan Zuck with DC Dogs found "Meant to Be Broken" on InkTip and purchased it from Joe Leone. We are pleased to announce that the film is now in production! Described as a "road trip movie within a road trip," the film will actually be shot while traveling the route of the story, which follows 3 unlikely companions on a road trip crime spree down the East Coast. Jonathan partnered with the 48 Hour Film Project to help find local crew along the way. Screenwriter Joe Leone joined InkTip in 2011, and is also an actor based out of New York. This is his first option through InkTip, though he has several other projects in development.
Boris Damast Options "Married by Monday" May 2, 2017
Boris Damast with Mechaniks Productions found "Married by Monday" on InkTip and optioned it from Jim Falletta. Boris' credits include the award-winning HBO comedy "Pros & Cons." Jim is a California native who has been pitching through InkTip for over a decade. His scripts have received recognition from numerous contests, and he was recently included in Amazon Studios' Notable Projects list. This is his second success through InkTip.
Cecile Cinco Hires Andrew Chisholm May 2, 2017
Cecile Cinco with Global Edge Productions discovered Andrew Chisholm on InkTip and hired him to write the script for her next thriller project, "The SUV." We are excited to announce that the film is now in production! Cecile first connected with Andrew through InkTip several years ago when she optioned his script “Asomatous,” which was released in theaters just last month. In addition to screenwriting, Andrew is also a musician, food blogger, and teacher living in Norway. This is his fourth success through InkTip since he joined the site six years ago.
Sandalphon Ent. Options "Parental Guidance" Apr 25, 2017
Sheree J. Wilson with Sandalphon Entertainment found "Parental Guidance" on InkTip and optioned it from Bruce Kalish. Sheree will be producing with her partner Julie Lynch, whose credits include the Lifetime movie "Dark Desire." Sheree Wilson has co-starred on the original "Dallas" and "Walker, Texas Ranger" among others. Bruce has had a long career in television himself, including work on "Mork & Mindy" and as EP on four seasons of “The Power Rangers” just to name a few. Bruce turned to InkTip less than a year ago when he began venturing into feature films. Already, he has landed his first option through InkTip as a result.
Michael Brody Hired to Write Norman Mailer Biopic Apr 25, 2017
Joe Lagana with Intrinsic Value Films discovered Michael Brody on InkTip and hired him to write a biopic based on literary icon Norman Mailer. Intrinsic's credits include "Experimenter," starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder. Michael is a produced screenwriter residing in Colorado, and has landed multiple options and hires through InkTip since joining ten years ago.
Filming Complete on Jake Cashill's "The Lease" Apr 25, 2017
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features found "The Lease" on InkTip and optioned it from Jake Cashill. We are pleased to announce that filming has now been completed! Jake's previous credits include "Broken Promise," starring Ashley Scott ("Just Friends," "AI: Artificial Intelligence"). Since joining InkTip several years ago, Jake's scripts have won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the inaugural American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest judged by Francis Ford Coppola himself. He's even directed a few of his own scripts. This is Jake's second option through InkTip.
Robert O’Hannon Options "Dark Night" Script to Darva Campbell Apr 25, 2017
Darva Campbell with Once Upon a Thyme optioned the big-budget short script “Dark Night of the Souls” from Robert O’Hannon. This is Robert’s first script sale. Production has begun on the short with completion scheduled for June. Darva’s background is in theater directing, but she has recently turned to media. Her first film, “Writer’s Cramp,” is an award-winning feature which, after a successful festival run, now has world-wide distribution.
Artifact Films Options "Walsh and Sitting Bull" Apr 18, 2017
Mark Lewis with Artifact Films found "Walsh and Sitting Bull" on InkTip and optioned it from Don Hunter and John McCallum. Mark's credits include "The Thaw," starring Val Kilmer, among others. Don and John have extensive experience in Canadian television, both in writing and production. Don is also a published novelist and former columnist for The Province newspaper in Vancouver. Together, they joined InkTip just last year and have already landed their first option through InkTip as a result.
"Twenty-Two Million Stolen Dollars" in Development at Fanatik Films Apr 18, 2017
Jocelyn Mahittipongse with Fanatik Films found "Twenty-Two Million Stolen Dollars" on InkTip and optioned it from Ashley Meyers. An award-winning writer and host of the “Selling Your Screenplay” podcast, Ashley has been with InkTip for six years. With a half dozen produced features to his name, his work has been seen in theaters and on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon. This is his second option through InkTip.
Writer Stuart Flacks Lands Representation with the Robb Company Apr 18, 2017
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company discovered Stuart Flack on InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Sherry has found multiple clients through InkTip and has even acted as a producer on several of their projects. Stuart has been a member on InkTip for a decade, dividing his time between screenwriting and novel writing. In addition to his three successes through InkTip, he’s also had two works published by Little, Brown which have been translated into a number of foreign languages.
Patrick Thomas Jr. Options "Easy Money" Apr 11, 2017
Patrick Thomas Jr. with Expression Entertainment found "Easy Money" on InkTip and optioned it from Andrew Costello. Patrick just registered with InkTip and within ten minutes found the script he was looking for! His credits include the upcoming holiday film "12 Days of Giving," among others. Andrew began pitching his scripts through InkTip four years ago from his home state of Washington. He has placed in multiple screenwriting competitions, including Scriptapalooza and Cinefest 2017, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Nick Lyon Hires Byron Lester Apr 11, 2017
Nick Lyon with the Lyon Movie Company discovered Byron Lester on InkTip and hired him to write his upcoming zombie/action film "Gladiator Z." The two have collaborated on multiple projects since Byron first joined InkTip over a decade ago, including "Bullet," starring Danny Trejo. Byron is an Australian writer, but with the help of InkTip has landed multiple options and hires from producers here in the states.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Abilene" Apr 11, 2017
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Abilene” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Lanahan. We are pleased to announce that the film has now been produced, starring Luke Hemsworth, Kris Kristofferson, and Bruce Dern! Lauren's partner Timothy Woodward Jr. came onboard to direct the project. The two have previously collaborated on numerous films including "Checkmate,” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was also made from a script found on InkTip. This is Michael’s second option through InkTip since joining several years ago, and will be his fourth produced credit to date.
Jocelyn Mahittipongse Options "Project Redemption" Apr 4, 2017
Jocelyn Mahittipongse with Fanatik Films found "Project Redemption" on InkTip and optioned it from Morgan Summerfield. Jocelyn's credits include the upcoming drama "Various Shades of Blood." Morgan is a published novelist based in Georgia who joined InkTip just last year. This is her first success through InkTip, and her first option as a screenwriter.
Elizabeth Snoderly Hires Kenneth Lemm Apr 4, 2017
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Kenneth Lemm on InkTip and has hired him to write "Change in Plans." Elizabeth and Kenneth have worked together on several projects since connecting through InkTip over a year ago. Kenneth began promoting his work on InkTip over a decade ago, and has established himself as a multi-genre writer and producer in his own right. In addition to his numerous options and hires through the site, Kenneth also found his current representation through InkTip.
Robbie Bryan Options "The Eyes" Apr 4, 2017
Robbie Bryan with Good To Be Seen Films found "The Eyes" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert T. Roe. We're excited to announce that the film will be released in theaters on April 7th! Robbie partnered with Spero Stamboulis and Daniel Wulkan on the project, which stars Nicholas Turturro ("NYPD Blue") and Vincent Pastore ("The Sopranos"). Robert T. Roe has been an InkTip member for several years. In that time he has reached the finals in the Nicholl Fellowship, and even produced two films of his own. This is his first success through InkTip.
Darva Campbell Options "Finding Chemo" Apr 4, 2017
When Darva Campbell with Once Upon a Thyme requested a short off of InkTip from writer Larry Postel, his short was already in the hands of another producer. Instead of giving up, Larry pitched Darva a different short, “Finding Chemo.” Darva liked it and optioned it. The short is now scheduled for production in the spring of 2017. Darva’s background is in theater directing, but she has recently turned to media. Her first film, “Writer’s Cramp,” is an award-winning feature which, after a successful festival run, now has world-wide distribution. This is the third script Larry has had optioned via InkTip, including “Fate” (formerly “Fat Gets a Push”), which was produced last year by Jonathan Gorman of GEM Filmworks.
Benjamin Howdeshell Options "Shadow" Mar 28, 2017
Benjamin Howdeshell with Visceral Content found "Shadow" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Doyle. Benjamin's credits include the IGN series "Project S.E.R.A.," among others. Mike has also directed and produced several of his own projects. His short film "The Strain" earned distribution as part of the "AAAAH! Indie Horror Hits" anthology. This is Mike's first option through InkTip since joining several years ago.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Good Men" Mar 28, 2017
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "In the Absence of Good Men" on InkTip and optioned it from Ian Patrick Williams. Lauren's credits include "Checkmate” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip. Ian began promoting his writing on InkTip several years ago, and also works as an actor, with nearly a hundred credits to his name. He won a Chicago Emmy for his teleplay “Bleacher Bums,” which was later produced as a MOW by Showtime. This is his first option through InkTip.
Sherry Robb Options "Unstable" Mar 21, 2017
Sherry Robb with the Robb Company found "Unstable" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Daniels. Sherry is also a manager, with multiple clients found through InkTip, and has acted as a producer on several of their projects. Mark attended UCLA's screenwriting program, and now lives in Kentucky where he also works as a grant writer. He has been promoting his work on InkTip for over a decade, averaging three options per year in that time. His writing credits through InkTip include "The Black Hole," starring Dean Cain and Malcolm McDowell ("A Clockwork Orange").
John Sweeney Options "The Time Is Right" Mar 21, 2017
John Sweeney with Armada Studios found "The Time Is Right” on InkTip and entered into a production agreement with the writer Garner Haines. John's credits include "My B.F.F.," which was shot from a script found on InkTip, starring C. Thomas Howell (“The Outsiders,” "Animal Kingdom"). Garner is an Ontario-based writer who has been with InkTip for over a decade. Within a year of joining InkTip, he found representation, resulting in several produced credits including an episode of "Max & Ruby” for Nickelodeon. This is his sixth option through InkTip.
Neil Abramson Hires Daniel Ochwat Mar 21, 2017
Neil Abramson with Winghead Films discovered Daniel Ochwat on InkTip and has hired him to write the sci-fi thriller “Hole.” This is their second project together since Neil optioned his script "Forked" on InkTip last year. Daniel earned his MFA in screenwriting and playwriting from Northwestern University, and has been with InkTip for several years. He has also directed his own short films which played at the Boston International Film Festival, among others. This is Daniel’s second success since joining InkTip several years ago.
Stephen Balsley Options "The Lunch Date" Mar 21, 2017
Stephen Balsley of Breatown Productions discovered the short script “The Lunch Date” by screenwriter Charles Webb on InkTip. His short film work immediately stood out to Breatown Productions for his uniquely descriptive writing style and subtle humor. The company is pleased to have the opportunity to produce his short film, "The Lunch Date" as its first major production effort. This is Charles first short slated for production.
Bob Myers Options "Bullet Drift" Mar 14, 2017
Bob Myers with Platinum Moose Productions found "Bullet Drift" on InkTip and optioned it from William Phipps and Robert Kunc. Bob's credits include "The Eden Formula," starring Jeff Fahey ("Machete") and Dee Wallace ("E.T."), among others. Bill hails from Michigan, and has been with InkTip since 2009. He has experience in production as well as in writing. This is his first option through InkTip.
Jocelyn Mahittipongse Options "Thunder" Mar 14, 2017
Jocelyn Mahittipongse with Fanatik Films found "Death Comes with the Thunder" on InkTip and optioned it from James B. Brandt. Jocelyn's credits include the upcoming drama "Various Shades of Blood." James has also produced several of his own scripts, including "The Miller Prediction" in 2015, which garnered multiple nominations and a win for Best Picture on the festival circuit. It is now available on Amazon Prime and other outlets. This is his first success through InkTip, adding to many more options and hires on his resume since becoming a member in 2008.
Gordon McGhie Hires Richard Lasser Mar 14, 2017
Gordon McGhie with Trigger Music Inc. discovered Richard Lasser and Dennis Edwards on InkTip and has hired them to write his latest animated feature. Gordon's credits include "Back to the Sea," featuring the voices of Mark Hamill and Tom Kenny ("SpongeBob Squarepants"). Dennis also has years of experience in animation, including work on "Space Jam" and "Osmosis Jones," among others. Richard began his career as a food writer for the LA times, and has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2001. He now has several produced credits to his name and three successes through InkTip.
Ondric Lavon Options "Desperation" Mar 14, 2017
Director Ondric Lavon discovered the short script “Desperation” on InkTip and optioned it from Jennifer Chapman. “Desperation” is the first script Jennifer wrote, who is a film student at The Academy of Art University. Ondric is an award-winning director for his short film “Read Between the Lines.”
James Brown Options "Zero Sum Game" Mar 7, 2017
James Brown with Hound Content found "Zero Sum Game" on InkTip and has entered into a shopping agreement with the writer Ryan LaPlante. James is a South African director with a background in commercials and six Cannes Silver Lions in his pocket. Ryan is a Toronto-based writer whose screenplays have won multiple awards throughout the US and South America including several Best Unproduced Screenplay awards for three different scripts. This is his first option through InkTip since joining less than a year ago.
Sherry Robb Options "Frogranhas" Mar 7, 2017
Sherry Robb with the Robb Company discovered Lucy Fazely on InkTip, signed to represent her and her writing partner Chris Bieszk as their manager, and we are excited to announce that Sherry has landed Lucy and Chris an option on their horror/comedy script "Frogranhas" with Crystal Pantera Productions. Sherry manages multiple clients found through InkTip, and has also acted as a producer on several of their projects. Lucy's screenplay "The Good Book" recently won first place at the 2017 George Lindsey Film Festival. She already had several credits to her resume before joining InkTip in 2009, and has added three more through InkTip since.
Peter Fuhrman Options "Anonymous 616" Mar 7, 2017
Producer/Cinematographer, Peter Fuhrman found "Anonymous 616" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. We are pleased to announce that Mike has also been brought onboard to direct the project, and filming is underway! Mike is also a multi-hyphenate whose resume includes credits as an actor, director, and writer. This is his sixth option through InkTip to date.
Jeremy Decker Options "The Telemarketer" Mar 7, 2017
Producer Jeremy Decker discovered the short script “The Telemarketer” on InkTip and optioned it from screenwriter Brandon Rhiness. Brandon has had a number shorts and features sold.
Gabrielle Evans Fields Options "Dancer" Feb 28, 2017
Gabrielle Evans Fields with Silver Lining Pictures found "Dancer" on InkTip and optioned it from Erik Wolter. Gabrielle’s credits include “Painted Horses,” “Take Two for Faith,” the upcoming feature "Killer Response," starring Tom Sizemore ("Saving Private Ryan," "Twin Peaks"), which was also written by an InkTip writer. Erik has been with InkTip for twelve years, and has optioned this script, landed six hires and found representation as a result. He also served as executive producer on the soon-to-be-released film "Break the Stage," which Erik adapted from his own YA novel. This is his first option through InkTip.
Nadeem Soumah Options "The Lease" Feb 28, 2017
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features found "The Lease" on InkTip and optioned it from Jake Cashill. Nadeem’s credits include “6 Ways to Die” and “Assassin’s Game,” starring Vivica A. Fox ("Kill Bill"). Jake is a New York writer now living in LA, and joined InkTip over a decade ago. In that time, his scripts have won numerous awards, including the Grand Prize at the inaugural American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest judged by Francis Ford Coppola himself. He’s even directed a few of his own scripts. This is Jake’s second option through InkTip.
Cecile Cinco Options "Asomatous" Feb 28, 2017
Cecile Cinco with Mabuhay Entertainment found "Asomatous" on InkTip and optioned it from Andrew Chisholm. We are pleased to announce that the film will be released in theaters this week! Cecile's credits include "The Bandit Hound," starring Judd Nelson ("The Breakfast Club"), among others. Andrew has been promoting his work on InkTip for six years, and is also a musician, food blogger, and teacher. This is his third success through InkTip.
Oshan Apte Options "The Tram" Feb 28, 2017
Student Filmmaker Oshan Apte discovered the short script “The Tram” on InkTip and acquired the rights from screenwriter Sandra Mayer. Oshan said, “Thank you for providing a platform for aspiring filmmakers to connect to writers with brilliant stories across the globe.” This is Sandra’s first option through InkTip.
Brendan Walsh Options "Centigrade" Feb 23, 2017
Brendan Walsh with Manhattan Productions found "Centigrade" on InkTip and optioned it from Daley Nixon. Brendan will be producing the film with his partner at Manhattan Productions, Bradley J. Ross, whose credits include the Oscar-nominated documentary “Cartel Land.” Daley is a UK-based screenwriter who has optioned three of his scripts to production companies in the US and UK. This is his second option through InkTip since joining just last year.
Greg Huge Options "Escape" Feb 23, 2017
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures LLC found "Escape" on InkTip and optioned it from Billie Harris. Greg's credits include "3Play” and the upcoming "Silent Voice,” to be directed by Blair Underwood. Said Billie about the experience: “one of the things that impressed me about him is that he's considerate. I've talked with a couple producers before and I can say he impressed me the most. Billie has been with InkTip for about five years, and she’s quite a prolific writer, in fact she spends a lot more time writing than pitching, so we’re excited to announce that this is her first option through InkTip.
Sherry Robb Options "Back Nine" Feb 23, 2017
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company discovered “The Back Nine” through InkTip and optioned it from Jay Gable. Jay specializes in suspenseful, contained Hitchcockian thrillers, has been with InkTip for about ten years, and this is his fifth option through InkTip.
Rui Sousa Options "Short Light" Feb 23, 2017
Rui Pedro Sousa discovered the short script “Short Light” on InkTip and acquired the rights from screenwriter Barry Katz. Rui, a filmmaker based out of England, had this to say about InkTip, “[It] is an amazing platform to find new fresh stories.” Barry has had several shorts produced.
Jeff Faehnle Options "Murder" Feb 14, 2017
Jeff Faehnle with NGN Productions found “Call It Murder” on InkTip and optioned it from Janet Blacquiere. Jeff’s credits include “God’s Club” and the upcoming “Hunt for Truth,” among others. Janet is a children’s book author and illustrator who has been with InkTip for a few years now while polishing her screenwriting technique, and we’re excited to announce this is her first feature script option!
Adam Coleridge Options "The Sound" Feb 14, 2017
Adam Coleridge with Phynk Film Industries found “The Sound” through InkTip and optioned it from Amy Crider. Adam is an accomplished artist-turned-filmmaker whose credits include “To Dust Return” starring Jennifer Morrison (“Once Upon a Time”) and Sam Jaeger (“American Sniper”), among others. Amy is a prize-winning Chicago playwright, who said “the best part about it is that I didn’t have to fly to L.A., but instead we did the whole thing through email and it was very fast and smooth.” Indeed, Amy joined InkTip just last September, and this is her first option through InkTip.
Paul Barret Hires Anthology Writers Feb 14, 2017
Paul Barrett with Sansperf Productions discovered Larry Sukis, Brian Forrest, and Christopher Sorensen through InkTip and hired them to write a horror anthology. Paul's credits include "Cold Storage," starring Nick Searcy ("Justified"), among others.
Upinder Raisauda Options "Night Games" Feb 7, 2017
Upinder Raisauda with Central Station Media found "Night Games" on Inktip and optioned it from Shawn Knox. Upinder is a producer as well as a cinematographer, whose credits include the horror/thriller "Khazana" and the documentary "We Are One," starring Forest Whitaker. Shawn is a graduate of the University of Toledo and UCLA's Media Workshops, and has been with InkTip for seven years. This is his third option through InkTip.
Joseph Nasser Hires Noelle Nelson Feb 7, 2017
Joseph Nasser with Nasser Entertainment Group discovered Noelle Nelson through InkTip and hired her to write the family dramedy "My Daddy's in Heaven." We are pleased to announce that the film is now in production, starring the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Corbin Bernsen ("Kiss Kiss Bang Bang"). Noelle joined InkTip several years ago, and this is her second success through the site.
Sherry Robb Signs Lucy Fazely Feb 7, 2017
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company discovered Lucy Fazely on InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent both Lucy and her writing partner Chris Bieszk. Sherry has taken on several clients through InkTip, and has already landed Lucy and Chris an option for one of their scripts. Lucy has been a member of InkTip for several years, and has multiple produced credits to her resume. This is her third success through InkTip.
Brad Douglas Options "Flipped" Jan 31, 2017
Brad Douglas with Barbed Wire Films found "Flipped" on InkTip and optioned it from Anthony Mezza and his co-writer Melanie Scroble. Bradley is currently in production on "Between the Trees" (formerly titled "Mountain Man"), which was also found on InkTip. Anthony is an award-winning screenwriter based in New Jersey. He joined InkTip just last year, and this is his first option as a result.
Howard Nash Options "Fat Chick" Jan 31, 2017
Howard Nash with Open Communications Inc. found "Fat Chick" on InkTip and optioned it from Lorraine Duffy Merkl. Howard's credits include the upcoming film “Tiger,” starring Mickey Rourke (“The Wrestler”), which was also shot from a script found on InkTip. Lorraine is also a published author, and her script for "Fat Chick" is an adaptation of her Amazon best-selling debut novel. This is Lorraine's first success through InkTip since joining several years ago.
Jennifer Jenkins Options "Not on the Menu" Jan 31, 2017
Jennifer Jenkins with LLP Production Services found "Not on the Menu" on InkTip and optioned it from Heather Estay. LLP’s credits include "Shadow on the Mesa," which was also discovered through InkTip, among many others. Heather is a Sacramento-based writer who has been with InkTip just over a year. This is her first option through InkTip.
Rui Sousa Options "George" Jan 31, 2017
Rui Pedro Sousa discovered the short script “You’re a Lifesaver, George” on InkTip and acquired the rights from screenwriter John Porter. The film has been retitled to “George.” Rui, a filmmaker based out of England, had this to say about InkTip, “[It] is an amazing platform to find new fresh stories.” John has had a number of short scripts optioned off of InkTip over the years.
Neil Abramson Options "Forked" Jan 24, 2017
Neil Abramson with Winghead Films found "Forked" on InkTip and optioned it from Daniel Ochwat. Neil’s credits include "American Son," starring Nick Cannon ("America's Got Talent"), among others. Daniel joined InkTip several years ago, and earned his MFA in screenwriting and playwriting from Northwestern University. He has also directed his own short films which played at the Boston International Film Festival, among others. This is his first success through InkTip.
Paul Poste Options "London Fog" Jan 24, 2017
Paul Poste with Captive Entertainment found "London Fog" on InkTip and optioned it from Tasha Hardy. Paul's credits include the upcoming feature "Shine," starring David Zayas ("Dexter") and Alysia Reiner ("Orange is the New Black"). Tasha is a multiple contest-winning screenwriter based in Portland, Oregon. She also has several producing credits to her resume, including work with the National Geographic Channel. Tasha has been a member of InkTip for several years, and this is her first option through the site.
David Melendez Options "The Janitor" Jan 24, 2017
David Melendez with StonePark Productions found "The Janitor" on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Blackburn. David's credits include the upcoming drama "One Penny," starring Erik Aude ("American Sniper"). Matthew is a contest-winning writer with multiple produced credits to his resume. This is his fourth success through InkTip since joining several years ago.
LaToya Ward Buys "House for Sale" Jan 24, 2017
Producer LaToya Ward discovered the short crime/murder/mystery “House for Sale” on InkTip and purchased it from John Porter. John has had a number of shorts optioned over the years through InkTip.
Greg Huge Options "Black Bags" Jan 17, 2017
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures LLC found "Black Bags" on InkTip and optioned it from Adam Pachter. Greg's credits include "3Play” and the upcoming "Silent Voice,” to be directed by Blair Underwood. Adam hails from Massachusetts, and has been a member of InkTip for several years. This is his first option through InkTip.
Mitch Brennan Options "Newton's Law" Jan 17, 2017
Indie filmmaker Mitch Brennan found "Newton's Law" on InkTip and optioned it from Monte Moore. Mitch began his career as an actor in Australia, but now has turned his eye to producing. Although Monte has been a member on InkTip for several years, "Newton's Law" was only on the site for two months before being optioned. This is his third success through InkTip.
Farnaz Samiinia Options "Premature Burial" Jan 17, 2017
LA-based producer/director Farnaz Samiinia found "Premature Burial" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Tuit. Farnaz's credits include "Blood Moon," starring Brandon Beemer ("Days of Out Lives") and she has also done short-form content for Sony Pictures Studios. Mark is a Canadian-based writer who has been with InkTip for several years. He has several produced credits to his resume, including "Blood: A Butcher's Tale," starring Aaron Douglas ("Battlestar Galactica") and Kim Cotes ("Sons of Anarchy"). This is Mark's first success through InkTip.
Eric J. Adams Options "Rescue" Jan 10, 2017
Eric J. Adams with Sleeperwave Films found "The Last Rescue" on InkTip and optioned it from Todd Tavolazzi. Eric's credits include "Archie's Final Project," starring David Carradine ("Kill Bill"), which won Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival. In addition to his screenwriting, Todd is a novelist and Naval Aviator. He joined InkTip two years ago, and this is his first option as a result.
Werner Schumann Options "Ten Chunks" Jan 10, 2017
Director Werner Schumann found "Ten Chunks" on InkTip, and his producing partner Robert Bell optioned it from Cliff Zimowski for him to direct. Werner's credit's include the recent crime thriller "Absolution," among others. Cliff is a multiple contest-winning writer who joined InkTip several years ago. This is his first success through InkTip.
Peter Fuhrman Options "Anonymous" Jan 3, 2017
Filmmaker Peter Fuhrman found "Anonymous" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. Peter has experience in producing, directing and cinematography, with credits including "Cabin Fever" among many others. Mike is also a multi-hyphenate with 20 spec scripts and several short films to his resume. This is Mike's fifth option through InkTip since joining several years ago.
Peter Basler Hires Steven Epp Jan 3, 2017
Peter Basler with Bohemia Group Originals discovered Steven Epp through InkTip and has hired him to write an untitled project based on a graphic novel. Peter's credits include "Tag," starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse ("Superbad"), among others. Steven has placed in multiple screenwriting contests, and this is his second success through InkTip since joining last year.
Rouzbeh Hires Jupiter J. Makins Jan 3, 2017
Rouzbeh Heydari with Collective Evolution Studios discovered Jupiter J. Makins on InkTip and has hired her to write an as-yet-untitled feature. In addition to his work as a producer, Rouzbeh is also a director and editor whose credits include "Dr. Cabbie," starring Adrianne Palicki ("John Wick"), among others. Jupiter joined InkTip several years ago, and this is her third success as a result.