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Matthew Patterson Options "Chameleon" Dec 6, 2016
Matthew Patterson with Matter Media Studios found "The Chameleon Paradox," on InkTip and optioned it from Joshua Montcalm. Matthew is a Texas based filmmaker whose credits include "Dragon Day" starring Scoot McNairy (“12 Years a Slave”). Joshua is a multiple contest-winning writer who has been with InkTip for several years. This is his third success through InkTip.
Andrew Sugarman Options "The Christmas Gift" Dec 6, 2016
Andrew Sugarman with Pantheon Entertainment found “The Christmas Gift” on InkTip and optioned it from Marion Milner. Andrew's credits include "Any Day," starring Sean Bean ("Lord of the Rings") and Eva Longoria ("Desperate Housewives"), among others. Marion is an experienced script supervisor as well as a writer. This is her first success through InkTip since joining earlier this year.
Sherry Rob Signs Bob Bland Dec 6, 2016
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company discovered Bob Bland on InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Sherry has taken on several clients and even optioned multiple scripts through InkTip. Bob has been with InkTip for several years, and this his first success.
Peter Paul Basler Options "Dream Screen" Nov 29, 2016
Peter Paul Basler with Bohemia Group Originals found "Dream Screen” through InkTip and optioned it from Steven Epp. Peter will be co-producing with his partner Justin Ross. Peter's credits include "Tag," starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse ("Superbad"). Steven has placed in multiple screenwriting contests, and this is his first success through InkTip since joining last year.
David Blyth Hires Phillip Hardy Nov 29, 2016
David Blyth with ILa Film Prods discovered Phillip Hardy through InkTip and has hired him to write the feature "Amorphous." David Blyth is a New Zealand-based director and producer whose credits include "Ghost Bride," among others. Zane W. Levitt, a fellow InkTip producer, has also been brought onboard the project. Phillip has been with InkTip for several years, and has multiple success through InkTip, including options and hires.
Douglas Maddox Options "Christmas Ranch" Nov 29, 2016
Douglas Maddox with DBM Films found "Christmas Ranch” on InkTip and optioned it from Simon Parker. We're pleased to announce that the film has now been released and is available across multiple platforms. Douglas's credits include "Undaunted" and "The Bill Collector" starring Danny Trejo. Simon joined InkTip several years ago, and this is his third success as a result.
Madelynn Kopple Options "Twelve" Nov 21, 2016
Madelynn Kopple with Kopple Films found "Twelve - My Age of Reason" on InkTip and optioned it from Thomas Stohlgren. Madelynn will be producing with her husband Joel, as well as Carrie Lynn Certa with All In Productions. Thomas has been with InkTip for several years, and we're looking forward to seeing this film!
Sue Giordano Signs Garner Haines Nov 21, 2016
Sue Giordano with the Hudson Agency discovered Garner Haines on InkTip and entered into an agreement to represent him. Sue was specifically looking for a Canadian television animation writer whom she could pitch to work on network series, and his "Robot Chicken" spec had the comedy chops she was looking for. Since they started working together, she has since helped him land a number of options and hires including an episode of "Max & Ruby” for Nickelodeon. Sue is a WGA signatory agent based out of New York. Garner, who had multiple screenwriting contest wins to his resume, was with InkTip for about a year before being discovered, and has landed not only his first option but many more since then.
Nimrod Zalmanowitz Hires Patrick Rodio Nov 21, 2016
Nimrod Zalmanowitz with Meridien Films found Patrick Rodio on InkTip and hired him to write the feature "All American Bikini Carwash." Nimrod went on to direct the film, and we are pleased to announce that it has now been released! Patrick is a contest-winning writer with multiple produced credits to his resume. This is his third success through InkTip since joining several years ago.
Gino Alfonso Options "Freezing" Nov 21, 2016
Gino Alfonso optioned the short script "Freezing” written by Allison McWood after finding it on InkTip. The psychological thriller is already in preproduction and will begin filming in December. This is the first short picked up from InkTip for Allison.
Mark Castaldo Options "For Allison" Nov 15, 2016
Mark Castaldo with Destiny Pictures found "For Allison” on InkTip and optioned it from Jack Wood. Mark's credits include "Dose Of Reality” and "My Run” with Billy Bob Thornton ("Bad Santa,” "Armageddon”), which was written by an InkTip writer and featured on the cover of the InkTip magazine. This is Jack's third success through InkTip since joining just over a year ago.
Beverly Gordon Options "Starlight Landing" Nov 15, 2016
Beverley Gordon with BrownBag Pictures discovered Kristen Maree Cleary on InkTip and optioned the rights to her novel "The Secret of Starlight Landing” for adaptation into a TV series. Beverley's credits include "About Scout” with Ellen Burstyn ("Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore”), Jane Seymour ("Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”), and Danny Glover, which was shot from a script she discovered on InkTip. Kristen Maree Cleary is an established novel and anthology writer who's been with InkTip for several years with multiple options as a result.
Matthew Hsu Hires Daniel Bernardi Nov 15, 2016
Matthew Hsu discovered Daniel Bernardi on InkTip and hired him and his partner Paul Dowie to write the supernatural horror/thriller project "Percipient.” Matthew will be producing with his partner Vero Shamo-Garcia along. Matthew's credits include "Trail of Blood,” starring Robert Picardo ("Star Trek: Voyager”). Daniel is previously produced and optioned writer who has been with InkTip for several years.
Leonardo Scarpin Options "You Destroy Me" Nov 15, 2016
Portugal-based filmmaker Leandro Scarpin optioned the short comedy script "You Destroy Me" from Jason K. Allen after discovering if on InkTip. Leandro, who has been working in the European film industry for over 15 years as a cameraman, was looking for a script he could shoot without outside financing. He stated Jason's limited location script was perfect. This will be his first directing project. Jason's InkTip-discovered script "American Sock" is still playing the festival circuit and has won best film at three festivals and best screenplay at two. Most recently, the InkTip-found "The Painful Side of the Pillow" was completed by Once Upon A Thyme Productions, and it recently debuted at the Austin Revolution Film Festival in Texas, where it was nominated for best short comedy.
Damon Jamal Options "Hack" Nov 8, 2016
Damon Jamal with In Yo FACE Filmworks found “Hack” on InkTip and optioned it from brothers Matthew and Michael Sorvillo. Damon is a producer and director whose credits include “Rolling,” which was shot from a script he found on InkTip. This is Matthew and Michael’s first success through InkTip since joining just a few months ago.
Jacqueline Gault Options "The Revenge" Nov 8, 2016
Jacqueline Gault with The Gault Shop found "There's a Dark, Dark House - The Revenge" on InkTip and optioned it from Ivan Chapman. Jacqueline’s credits include the upcoming film “Blue Lights.” Ivan has multiple produced credits, including “The Last Diary of Nikita Rose,” which was also optioned through InkTip. This is Ivan’s eighth success through InkTip since joining several years ago.
Tim Johnson Hires Lynn Beck Nov 8, 2016
Tim Johnson with Johnson Production Group discovered Lynn Beck on InkTip and hired her to write the thriller “Cult of Lies.” Johnson executive produces several MOWs each year, including “Held Hostage” starring Julie Benz (“Dexter,” “No Ordinary Family”). Lynn’s credits include “12 Gifts of Christmas,” which aired on Hallmark last year. Lynn joined InkTip several years ago, and this is her fifth success in that time.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Abilene" Nov 1, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “Abilene” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Lanahan. Lauren's credits include “Checkmate” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip and was featured in a past issue of InkTip Magazine. This is Michael’s second option through InkTip since joining three years ago.
Christian Vinces Hires Anthony Twarog Nov 1, 2016
Christian Vinces with Amaru Films discovered Anthony Twarog on InkTip, and has hired him to write an untitled hacker thriller. Christian is an LA-based producer whose credits include "The Stockroom," starring April Hernandez ("Dexter"). Anthony joined InkTip two years ago, and recently reached the semifinals for the 2016 Nicholl Fellowship.
Sherry Rob Signs Ray DiZazzo Nov 1, 2016
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company found Ray DiZazzo on InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Sherry has taken on several clients and even optioned multiple scripts through InkTip. She decided to sign Ray after reading his script “Prisoner” on the site. Ray is a published novelist and screenwriter with at least one other pending deal underway through InkTip, and now that he's signed with a successful manager, we're looking forward to seeing more!
Bradley Shane Options "Mountain Man" Oct 25, 2016
Bradley Shane with Barbed Wire Films found "Mountain Man" on InkTip and optioned it from Sam Klarreich. Bradley just finished work on his latest film "Besetment," which he also directed. Sam has been pitching through the newsletter for a few years, and his listing for “Mountain Man” was about to expire when Bradley discovered it and made an offer. This is Sam's first option through InkTip.
Nawaf al Janahi Options "Out of Pocket" Oct 25, 2016
Nawaf al Janahi with Nawaf Al Janahi Films found “Out of Pocket” on InkTip and optioned it from Steven Sullivan. Nawaf's credits include "The Circle” and "Sea Shadow,” among others. Steven is a multiple contest-winning writer who has been with InkTip for several years.
Tim VandeSteeg Hires Tony Boland Oct 25, 2016
Tim VandeSteeg with Indiewood Pictures discovered Tony Boland on InkTip and hired him to write an adaptation of the book “Unbreakable Boy.” Tim will be producing the film with his partner Mark Castaldo. Together, their credits include “My Run” with Billy Bob Thornton (“Bad Santa,” “Iron Will: Veterans Battle with PTSD”) which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Tony has been an InkTip member for several years with multiple successes in that time.
Shane Roby Options "Father Wishes" Oct 25, 2016
Shane Roby with Urbanity Films found "Father Wishes” on InkTip and optioned it from Tuck Tucker. Shane's credits include "Crowning Jules,” which was shot from a script found on InkTip, and which starred Kristy Swenson ("Ferris Bueller's Day Off,” "Buffy the Vampire Slayer”). Tuck Tucker has been with InkTip for several years, and earned a free listing on the site by winning the Bronze Prize for “Father Wishes” with the prestigious PAGE International Screenwriting Awards.
Paul Poste Options "Road to Reunion" Oct 18, 2016
Paul Poste with Captive Entertainment found "Road to Reunion" on InkTip and entered into an agreement with Miles Dion-Ledoux. Captive Entertainment began as a distribution company and, under Paul's direction, is now branching out into producing content as well. Miles is an experienced playwright and screenwriter who has been with InkTip for several years. This is his second success through InkTip.
Laddie Ervin Options "The Devil's Answer" Oct 18, 2016
Laddie Ervin with Two Tribes found "The Devil's Answer" on InkTip and optioned it from Geoff Holder. Laddie will be producing the film with his partner Maria Lorenzana and is also attached to direct. Geoff joined InkTip less than a year ago when he won a free script listing for placing highly in the WeScreenplay International Screenplay Competition. This is his first success through InkTip.
Erick Boychuk Hires Trent Meunier Oct 18, 2016
Erick Boychuk with Original Fire Entertainment met Trent Meunier through InkTip, and together they are developing a script called "Basketball Jones." Erick's credits include "The Cover-Up" and "Beholder," among others. Trent has been with InkTip for three years and has landed multiple successes in that time.
Beverley Gordon Options “The Ornament” Oct 11, 2016
Beverley Gordon with BrownBag Pictures found "The Ornament" through InkTip and optioned it from Kristen Maree Cleary. Beverley's credits include “About Scout” with Ellen Burstyn (“Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”), Jane Seymour (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”), and Danny Glover, which was shot from a script she discovered on InkTip. Kristen Maree Cleary is an established novel and anthology writer who’s been with InkTip several years with multiple options as a result.
Christian Vinces Hires Alex Goldberg Oct 11, 2016
Christian Vinces with Amaru Films discovered Alex Goldberg on InkTip and hired him to write an as-of-yet untitled dramatic thriller. Christian is an LA-based producer whose credits include "The Stockroom," starring April Hernandez ("Dexter"). Alex has been an InkTip member for three years and has landed three writing jobs as a result.
Sergio Guerrero Options "Soccer & Drinks" Oct 11, 2016
Sergio Guerrero with Indie Eye Productions found "Soccer & Drinks" on InkTip and optioned it from Marc Prey. The project began as a pilot which was then divided into episodes and shot as a webseries. We are pleased to announce that it has since morphed back into a pilot which Sergio is now taking to networks! Sergio's credits include "A Day Without a Mexican," starring Caroline Aaron ("Edward Scissorhands"). Marc is a produced writer with several credits to his name, and this is his third option through InkTip.
Shawn Sourgose Options "Crasher" Oct 4, 2016
Shawn Sourgose with Amplitude Pictures found "Crasher" through InkTip and optioned it from Virgil Goya. Shawn has been in the industry for twenty years and has many credits to his name, including "Wrath of Cain" starring Ving Rhames ("Pulp Fiction"). Virgil has been active on the site for several years, and this is his second option through InkTip in less than five months.
Peter Engert Options "Harmless" Oct 4, 2016
Peter Engert with Carpathia Entertainment found "Harmless" through InkTip and optioned it from Christopher Haviland. Peter is a prolific producer and director who has found several scripts through InkTip. Christopher is an author and editor, and his script "Harmless" was a two-time quarterfinalist in the American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest. This is his second option through InkTip.
Stephanie Rogers Signs Rickie Castaneda Oct 4, 2016
Stephanie Rogers with Stephanie Rogers & Associates discovered Rickie Castaneda on InkTip and entered into an agreement to represent both Rickie and her writing partner Megan Hocking. Stephanie manages several studio-level writers and has found many clients through InkTip over the years. Rickie already has credits with established producers, including "Catch a Christmas Star" starring Shannon Elizabeth ("American Pie," "Love Actually") which aired on the Hallmark Channel.
David McCarrison Options "Last Request" Oct 4, 2016
Scotland-based filmmaker David McCarrison discovered the short “Last Request” on InkTip and optioned it from screenwriter Evan Migliozzi. David was looking for a project by a new writer. When he found the script, his grandfather had recently passed and he never had a solid relationship with his father, so David felt it was his mission to make this script. The short is currently filming with a 2017 release date. This is the first option for Evan.
Marc Martinez Options "El Cucuy" Sep 27, 2016
Marc Martinez with Picture Ventures found "El Cucuy" through InkTip and optioned it from Richard Dane Scott. Marc has been in the industry for twenty years, has worked with a number of established producers. Richard has been a finalist in the Nicholl Fellowship and the Austin Film Festival, has been with InkTip for a number of years now, and has a number of credits to his resume as a result, including the soon-to-be-released "My B.F.F.," starring C.Thomas Howell ("The Outsiders," "The Amazing Spiderman") and Malik Yoba ("Empire").
Shane Roby Options "Father Wishes" Sep 27, 2016
Shane Roby with Urbanity Films found "Father Wishes" on InkTip and optioned it from Tuck Tucker. Shane’s credits include "Crowning Jules," which was shot from a script found on InkTip, and which starred Kristy Swenson ("Ferris Bueller's Day Off," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"). Tuck Tucker is a multiple contest-winning writer who has been with us for several years, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Sue Giordano Signs Garner Haines Sep 27, 2016
Sue Giordano with the Hudson Agency discovered Garner Haines on InkTip and entered into an agreement to represent him. Sue was specifically looking for a Canadian television animation writer whom she could pitch to work on network series, and his "Robot Chicken" spec had the comedy chops she was looking for. Since they started working together, she has since helped him land a number of options and hires including penning an episode of “Kate and Mim-Mim” for Disney Junior. Sue is a WGA signatory agent based out of New York. Garner, who had multiple screenwriting contest wins to his resume, was with InkTip for about a year before being discovered, and has landed not only his first option but many more since then.
Carlos Hagene Purchases "A Wreckoning" Sep 21, 2016
Carlos Hagene directed the short script “A Wreckoning,” written by Antwon Taylor, which was found on InkTip. The anti-bullying film was produced by Liz Zalar Steve Poggemiller and stars MiKayla Gunn, Topher Hall, Carson Hackney, Brandon E. Swanson, Carrie Kitsune Reed, Sammi Humes.
Paul Poste Options "Abomination" Sep 21, 2016
Paul Poste with Captive Entertainment found “Abomination” through InkTip and optioned it from Rich Tichy. Captive Entertainment is a distribution company that, under Paul’s direction, is now branching out into producing content as well. Rich has been a creative director and copywriter in the advertising industry for many years, and “Abomination,” about a homophobic man who falls in love with the female owner of a gay bar, was a quarterfinalist in the Cynosure Screenwriting competition. Rich has been with us for three years and this is his first option through InkTip.
Beverley Gordon Options "Pink, White and Blue" Sep 21, 2016
Beverley Gordon with BrownBag Pictures found “Pink, White and Blue” through InkTip and optioned it from Kristen Maree Cleary. Beverly's credits include “About Scout” with Ellen Burstyn (“Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”), Jane Seymour (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”), and Danny Glover, which was shot from a script she discovered on InkTip. Kristen Maree Cleary is an established novel and anthology writer who’s been with InkTip several years with multiple options as a result.
Elizabeth Snoderly Options "Fish" Sep 21, 2016
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It’s Entertainment found “Fish” on InkTip and optioned it from Bridget Courchene. And we are excited to announce that the film has been shot and is now in post-production! The now-titled “Finding Fish” stars Robert Carradine (“Django Unchained”), Martin Klebba (“Pirates of the Carribean”), and Lexi Giovagnoli (host of “Passport to Explore,” among many others). Elizabeth has discovered over a dozen scripts or writers through InkTip, and has produced or released seven feature films this year alone. This is Bridget’s first option through InkTip and her first feature credit.
Peter Engert Options "Christmas Spirit" Sep 13, 2016
Peter Engert with Carpathia Entertainment found “Christmas Spirit” on InkTip and optioned it from Julie Cameron. Peter’s credits include “Lovemakers” with Daryl Hannah (“Kill Bill”) and Billy Zane (“Titanic”) and “Aftermath” with Edward Furlong (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”). Peter joined InkTip less than a year ago and has already found two new projects. Julie joined InkTip as a writer just a few years ago, and this is her first success through InkTip.
David G. Brown Options "Hillcrest Sanitarium" Sep 13, 2016
David G. Brown with FilmStrategic found “Hillcrest Sanitorium” on InkTip and optioned it from Jason Spellman. David’s credits include the upcoming “Unrest,” among others. David discovered Jason’s contained horror script within a few days of returning to InkTip to look for his next project, which is fortunate since “Hillcrest” was set to expire from the site the very day that David downloaded the script! “At that point I had given up hope,” Jason noted. “This was one option that was truly meant to be.” Jason joined InkTip as a writer just a few years ago, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Howard Nash Hires Emilio Iasiello Sep 13, 2016
Howard Nash with Starrunner discovered Emilio Iasiello on InkTip and hired him to write the feature-length boxing drama “Tiger.” We’re pleased to announce that the film has since been produced starring Mickey Rourke! This is the latest in an ongoing collaboration between Howard and Emilio that includes three additional projects. Emilio is a produced playwright and published author who joined InkTip several years ago to promote his screenwriting. His produced screenplays include “The Legends of Nethiah” with Robert Picardo (“Star Trek: Voyager”) and “Chasing the Green” with Ryan Hurst (“Outsiders”).
Alex Barder Hires Andre van Heerden Sep 13, 2016
Alex Barder with Autumn VR and VRWERX discovered André van Heerden through InkTip and entered into an agreement for his screenplay adaptation of the New Testament. We’re pleased to announce that the film has since been produced as “Jesus VR – The Story of Christ”! As mentioned in recent issues of Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, “Jesus VR” will be released this Christmas on various VR platforms, including Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and the HTC Vive. This is André's fifth success through InkTip in as many years.
Trevor Murphy Options "Struck Down" Sep 13, 2016
Director Trevor Murphy discovered the short script “Struck Down” on InkTip last year. We are happy to announce that the film premiered at CayFilm Festival in the Cayman Islands. The script was written by Joshua Montcalm and directed by Trevor.
Abhishek Merukar Options "Apeulogy" Sep 8, 2016
Abhishek Merukar discovered the short script “Apeulogy” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Matt Clifford. Filming is scheduled for September 10th. This is the first short sale for Matt, who has previously optioned a feature and TV pilot through InkTip.
Kimberley Browning Options "Phreak" Sep 6, 2016
Kimberley Browning with Griffith Place Films found “Phreak” on InkTip and optioned it from Kerry Dye. Kimberley's credits include “All Hallows’ Eve 2." Kerry has been a writer on InkTip for many years, and his credits include “Dark House” with Jeffrey Combs ("Re-Animator," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine") and Meghan Ory (“Once Upon a Time”).
Diane Marriott Hires BD Young Sep 6, 2016
Diane Marriott with Maiden Films discovered BD Young on InkTip and hired him to do rewrites on a feature-length script. BD is a prolific writer who has been a writer on InkTip for many years, building relationships and getting a number of his movies made over the years as a result.
Alyn Darnay Hires Lloyd S. Wagner Sep 6, 2016
Alyn Darnay discovered Lloyd S. Wagner through InkTip and hired him to write “Shadow Fighter.” And we’re pleased to announce that the film, starring Burt Reynolds, is now completed! Lloyd, who has been with InkTip a number of years, now has four feature film credits through InkTip.
Tommy Stovall Options "Room for Rent" Aug 30, 2016
Tommy Stovall with Pasidg Productions found “Room for Rent” on InkTip and optioned it from Stuart Flack. Tommy’s credits include “Sedona” with Frances Fisher (“Titanic”) and “Hate Crime” starring Giancarlo Esposito (“Breaking Bad”). Stuart is a successful novelist who has been promoting his scripts on InkTip for many years.
Kevin Summerfield Hires Alex Goldberg Aug 30, 2016
Kevin Summerfield with Scorpio Studios discovered Alex Goldberg through InkTip and hired him to write two feature-length scripts! When Kevin put out a script request through InkTip for genre writers, Alex responded and within a week he and Kevin were discussing future projects. Kevin’s credits include “The Derby Stallion” with Zac Efron, among others. Alex joined InkTip as a writer just a few years ago, and this is his first success.
Giuseppe Asaro Options "Thrill Kill" Aug 30, 2016
Giuseppe Asaro with Crossmedia Communications found “Thrill Kill” on InkTip and optioned it from Jayson Amoroso. “Thrill Kill” tells the story of three seemingly normal teenagers who commit a heinous murder for the sheer thrill of it, and we’re pleased to announce the film has been produced! Giuseppe had turned to InkTip years previous and mentioned that he “came back to InkTip for more material because I found a great script the last time.” This is Jayson’s first success through InkTip and his first produced feature film!
Sean Hoessli Options "Transference" Aug 23, 2016
Sean Hoessli with Code Blue Pictures found “Transference” on InkTip and optioned it from Daley Nixon. Sean’s credits include the upcoming “Palm Swings,” among others. This is the fourth opportunity he’s brought to InkTip writers in as many years. Daley is an experienced writer who had only been on InkTip for a few months when Sean discovered and snapped up his contained sci-fi spec. This is Daley’s first success through InkTip.
Nick Peterson Options Untitled Action Script Aug 23, 2016
Nick Peterson with NXTdream Films found an untitled airplane-set action script on InkTip and optioned it from Shane Taylor & Chad Law. Nick is an industry veteran who joined InkTip as a producer four years ago, optioning multiple scripts through InkTip in that time. Shane is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker who joined InkTip as a writer just a few years ago. Shane’s credits include the upcoming “Isolation” starring Stephen Lang (“Avatar”) and Dominic Purcell (“Prison Break”), among others. This is his first success through InkTip.
Matthew Patterson Options "The Church Bells" Aug 23, 2016
Matthew Patterson with Matter Media Studios found “The Church Bells All Were Broken” on InkTip and optioned it from Ronald Maede. Matt's credits include “Dragon Day” starring Scoot McNairy (“Batman v Superman”) and “Bindlestiffs,” among others. Ronald has been promoting his writing on InkTip and making professional connections for several years.
Alison Parker Options "Jaime's Goal" Aug 16, 2016
Alison Parker with HiJinx Entertainment found “Jaime’s Goal” on InkTip and brought it to Avi Federgreen of IndieCan Entertainment, who optioned it from BD Young. Alison is attached to direct the project! Avi’s credits include “One Week” and the upcoming “Kiss and Cry,” among others. BD has optioned scripts to producers at every level in the industry, from up-and-coming indies all the way to Disney and Universal Studios.
Derek Nixon Signs Andrew Pozza Aug 16, 2016
Derek Nixon with Aristar Entertainment discovered Andrew Pozza on InkTip and signed to represent him. Derek’s credits include “The Walking Deceased” and “Beyond the Darkness,” among others. Andrew's credits include “Supernatural Activity” and “A Schizophrenic Love Story,” among others.
Ken Gord Hires Travis Seppala Aug 16, 2016
Independent producer Ken Gord discovered Travis Seppala on InkTip and entered into an agreement to partner on a VR pilot. Travis will write the script and co-exec produce. Ken’s credits include “Highlander: The Series” and "Relic Hunter" among others. Travis has developed a reputation amongst InkTip producers as a solid writer who is easy to work with, and he has had multiple successes through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Silencer" Aug 9, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “Silencer” on InkTip and optioned it from Sean Mick. Lauren's credits include “Checkmate” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip and was featured in the October issue of InkTip Magazine. Sean is an experienced, contest-winning writer who has been active on InkTip for ten years and has had multiple successes in that time.
Richard Harding Discovers Allison McWood Aug 9, 2016
Richard Harding with Sixth Sense Productions discovered Allison McWood on InkTip and hired her to write a feature-length historical script from an established concept. Richard’s credits include “The First Grader,” among others. Allison joined InkTip as a writer seven years ago. She is a published and internationally performed playwright.
Giuseppe Asaro Options "Thrill Kill" Aug 9, 2016
Giuseppe Asaro with Ghosteye Pictures found “Thrill Kill” on InkTip and optioned it from Jayson Amoroso. We’re pleased to announce that “Thrill Kill” has since been produced and is currently in the film festival circuit. Jayson's credits include the upcoming “The Delivery,” among others.
Neko Sparks Purchases "Out of Frame" Aug 9, 2016
Producer Neko Sparks with iSparked Studios discovered the short script “Out of Frame” on InkTip and purchased it from Kelly Lynn Peters. The short is currently in pre-production. Kelly has been a member of InkTip for 7 years, and this is her third time having a short purchased through InkTip. She has also had a feature optioned as well.
Adam Finley Options "Kymerism" Aug 2, 2016
Adam Finley with Aurora Pictures found “Kymerism” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Miceli. Adam Finley is a rising multi-hyphenate talent who’s attached to direct the project as well! Michael is a twenty-year veteran of the film industry who joined InkTip as a writer just a few years ago, and this is his first success through InkTip. He noted that InkTip “allows writers to focus on the page instead of all the queries, mailings, and hustling to get somebody to read your work.”
Shawn Sourgose Options "The Broker" Aug 2, 2016
Shawn Sourgose with Amplitude Pictures found “The Broker” on InkTip and optioned it from Ben Hatt. Shawn’s credits include “Caged Animal” and “Blood of Redemption,” among others. Ben joined InkTip late last year and this is his first success through InkTip.
Sean Ramsay Options "Feeling Shanghai" Aug 2, 2016
Sean Ramsay with Xiao Media found “Feeling Shanghai” on InkTip and optioned it from Mary Krell-Oishi. Sean’s credits include “Victory Day,” among others. Mary joined InkTip as a writer five years ago, and this is her second success through InkTip.
Neko Sparks Purchases "Knock Knock" Aug 2, 2016
Producer Neko Sparks with iSparked Studios discovered the short script “Knock Knock” on InkTip and purchased it from Kelly Lynn Peters. The short is currently in preproduction. Kelly has been a member of InkTip for 7 years, and this is her second time having a short purchased through InkTip. She has also had a feature optioned as well.
Patrick Holzen Options "Fritz's Triangle" Jul 26, 2016
Patrick Holzen with Mutz Media Limited found “Fritz’s Triangle” on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Blackburn. Patrick’s credits include “Aphrodite’s Mirror,” among others. Matthew has been with InkTip for almost eight years and has had multiple successes in that time.
Deborah Voorhees Options "Desperate Riders" Jul 26, 2016
Independent producer Deborah Voorhees found “Desperate Riders” on InkTip and optioned it from Lee Martin. A multi-hyphenate talent with years of experience both in front of and behind the camera, Deborah’s credits include “Billy Shakespeare,” among others. Lee Martin is a veteran novelist with nineteen published western novels to her name. She’s been an active writer on InkTip for more than a decade and has had numerous successes in that time, including the film “Shadow on the Mesa” starring Kevin Sorbo.
Joshua B. Porter Options "Melody" Jul 26, 2016
Joshua B. Porter with The Bushmen Presents found "Melody" on InkTip and optioned it from Wes Laurie. We’re pleased to announce that “Melody” is currently in production! Joshua's credits include "August Falls" and the upcoming "To Find a Monster," among others. Wes is an experienced screenwriter whose produced credits include "The Last House" and "Breath of Hate." Wes joined InkTip as a writer nine years ago, and this is his fifth success through InkTip.
Param Gill Options "Poser" Jul 19, 2016
Param Gill with Young N Free Films found “Poser” on InkTip and optioned it from Thomas Barron. Param’s credits include “Going to America” starring Eddie Griffin, which he discovered through InkTip and was featured on the cover of the February 2016 issue of InkTip Magazine! Thomas joined InkTip as a writer three years ago, and this is his first success.
John Dodds Options "Jackpot Day" Jul 19, 2016
John Dodds and Elena Santamaria with OxyGene Films found “Jackpot Day” on InkTip and optioned it from Alistair Bryson. John worked on "The Merchant of Venice" starring Al Pacino and Elena’s credits include “La Commedia di Amoe” starring Roberto Benigni (“Life is Beautiful”), among others. Attached to the project is acclaimed director Garrick Hamm, whose award-winning short "The Man Who Married Himself" starred Richard E. Grant ("Gosford Park") and Emilia Fox ("The Pianist"). Alistair has been active on InkTip for nearly a decade and has had multiple successes in that time.
Dee Brantlinger Options "Untitled Tech Thriller" Jul 19, 2016
Dee Brantlinger with Brantlinger Entertainment found an untitled tech thriller script on InkTip and entered into an agreement with writers Christopher Gebhardt and Jenn Russi. Dee’s upcoming projects include the series “A Town Called Camelot" and "House of Bourbon," among others. Chris and Jenn joined InkTip just last year, and this is their first success through InkTip.
Carlos Hagene Purchases "My Father" Jul 19, 2016
Award-winning director and actor Carlos Hagene with Arch Films bought the short script “My Father” from Ange Fassinou after discovering it on InkTip. Ange has a had a number of shorts picked up off of InkTip.
Jon Ornoy Options "Comedienne" Jul 12, 2016
Vancouver-based producer Jon Ornoy with Animal Mother Films found “Comedienne” on InkTip and optioned it from UK-based writer James Pickering. Jon’s credits include “With Glowing Hearts,” among others. Although Jon and James work on different sides of the Atlantic, they connected through InkTip. James has been a writer on InkTip for about six years.
Alan Chu Hires Bruce Durbin Jul 12, 2016
Alan Chu with Childhood Dreams Productions discovered Bruce Durbin on InkTip and hired him to rewrite a feature-length script after reading his script “Car Hacked.” Bruce is an experienced screenwriter whose credits include “Collision” and the upcoming “Ten Seconds to Run.” He has been a writer on InkTip for just a few years, and this is his fifth success through InkTip in that time.
Carlos Hagene Purchases "Kill Me" Jul 12, 2016
Award-winning director and actor Carlos Hagene with Arch Films bought the short script “Kill Me, Kill Yourself” written by Tony Jerris after discovering it on InkTip. Tony has had a short as well as a feature optioned from InkTip.
Mark Castaldo Options "Clone" Jul 5, 2016
Mark Castaldo with Destiny Pictures found “Clone for the Holidays” on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Lemm. Mark’s credits include “Psych:9” and “Dose of Reality,” among others. Ken joined InkTip as a writer more than a decade ago. In that time, he has established himself as a multi-genre writer and has transitioned into producing some of his projects as well, including several found through InkTip.
Amir Valinia Options "Water Ghost" Jul 5, 2016
Amir Valinia with AV1 Productions found “Shui Gui: The Water Ghost” on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Daniels. Amir’s credits include “Alternate Realities,” which was made from a script he found on InkTip and was featured in the June issue of InkTip Magazine. Mark has been a writer on InkTip for ten years. He is a prolific writer with numerous successes through InkTip and produced credits to his name, including “The Black Hole” starring Malcolm McDowell, which was found through InkTip.
Mark Moliterni Options "Dead" Jun 28, 2016
Independent China-based producer Mark Moliterni found “Dead by Sundown” on InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer Monte Moore. “Dead by Sundown” tells the story of a roguish outlaw who struggles to quench his growing bloodlust after he’s bitten by a vampiric wolf. Monte has been a writer on InkTip for eight years, and this is his fourth success through InkTip.
Nathan Mu Options "Decked" Jun 28, 2016
Nathan Mu with Popoko Studios Beijing found “Decked” on InkTip and optioned it from Brent Hartinger. The animation script “Decked” takes place in four fantastical kingdoms based on the four card-playing suits: Spades, Hearts, Clubs, and Diamonds. A group of lowly "twos" tries desperately to stop the Queen of Spades from overthrowing the other kingdoms. Brent won First Place in the StoryPros Screenplay Contest for “Decked.” He’s been an active writer on InkTip for four years.
Paul Tomborello Options "Wanna Play?" Jun 28, 2016
Paul Tomborello with Sky House Pictures found “Wanna Play?” on InkTip and optioned it from Brent Jordan. Paul’s credits include “Little Savages” and “Rumors of War,” among others. “Wanna Play?” tells the story of a woman trapped in a first-person VR slasher video game in which she must escape the killer or die in the real world. Brent joined InkTip as a writer almost ten years ago and has had numerous successes through InkTip.
Carlos Hagene Purchases "The Elevator" Jun 28, 2016
Award-winning director and actor Carlos Hagene with Arch Films bought the short script “The Elevator” from writer Antwon Taylor after discovering it on InkTip. The script is a supernatural thriller scheduled for production this fall. This is the second short Carlos has picked up from Antwon this year.
Bobby Collins Options "The Manor" Jun 21, 2016
Bobby Collins with United Foreign Media found “The Manor” on InkTip and optioned it from Rickie Castaneda. Bobby’s credits include the documentary “Lady Diana,” among others. Rickie’s credits before she joined InkTip as a writer last year include seven produced features!
Jonathan Zuck Options "Made to be Broken" Jun 21, 2016
Jonathan Zuck with DC Dogs found “Made to be Broken” on InkTip and optioned it from Joe Leone. DC Dogs is a non-profit performing arts troupe with many award-winning shorts under their belt. “Made to Be Broken” will be their first full length feature but the second for director Jonathan Zuck, who previously directed “Within the Darkness.” Joe has been an active writer on InkTip for five years.
Shelly Liebowitz Options "Fillmore Slim" Jun 21, 2016
Shelly Liebowitz with SRI Entertainment Group discovered Carole Parker through InkTip and optioned her script “The Legend of Fillmore Slim.” Shelly’s a veteran of more than 35 years in the entertainment industry. He discovered and signed to represent Carole when one of his colleagues read Carole’s script “A New Tomorrow” on InkTip and recommended it to Shelly. Carole joined InkTip as a writer fifteen years ago. Her produced credits include the film “A New Tomorrow.”
Tyler W. Childs Purchases "Autumn in Aroostook" Jun 21, 2016
Tyler W. Childs discovered the short “Autumn in Aroostook” by Eric Borden on InkTip and bought it. The short is currently in pre-production. Tyler is an indie director whose thesis film “Pearl” has four Official Selections, and another film he directed, “Being Devin” won 2nd Place in a 24 Hour Film Festival in Nashville. This is Eric’s first sale of a short but his second success on InkTip. He optioned his feature script “Fever” a couple years ago through InkTip.
Mark Moliterni Options "Country" Jun 14, 2016
China-based independent producer Mark Moliterni found “Cold Quiet Country” on InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer John Spare. Based on Clayton Lindemuth's critically acclaimed novel, "Cold Quiet Country" tells the story of a young drifter accused of murder who struggles to stay one step ahead of a small town's corrupt sheriff, a vengeful militia and the worst storm of the century. John has been with InkTip for four years, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Amanda Cook Options "A Christmas Bracelet" Jun 14, 2016
Amanda Cook with Embolden Pictures discovered Simon Parker through InkTip and optioned his script “A Christmas Bracelet.” Amanda’s credits include the upcoming “The Inn,” among others. Simon joined InkTip as a writer six years ago, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Traded" Jun 14, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “Traded” on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Esslinger. We’re pleased to announce that the film has since been produced starring Kris Kristofferson, Michael Pare and Trace Adkins! “Traded” premiered in select cities and on iTunes this week! Mark has been a writer on InkTip for eight years. Although he’s had several options over the years, this is his first produced feature through InkTip.
Tyler W. Childs Purchases "Ned and Boomer" Jun 14, 2016
Tyler W. Childs discovered the short “Ned and Boomer Go Chicken” by Jason K. Allen on InkTip and bought it. The Tyler W. Childs film is already in post production. Tyler is an indie director whose thesis film “Pearl” has four Official Selections, and another film he directed, “Being Devin” won 2nd Place in a 24 Hour Film Festival in Nashville. Jason has had a number of successes with his shorts on InkTip, including optioning three of them this year alone.
Carlos A. Valenzuela Options "I Can’t Be Dead" Jun 9, 2016
Carlos A. Valenzuela found “I Can’t Be Dead” on InkTip and optioned the short script from writer Shannon K. Dunn. We are happy to announce that the official trailer for the SAG short film has been released and is viewable on YouTube. The film stars Julie M. Hale, Dawn Bradley, Ryan Griffin and Angela LaRocca.
Mike Leandro Options "Sere" Jun 7, 2016
Mike Leandro with Payam Films found "Sere" on InkTip and optioned it from Tim Tonelli through his manager on the project, Kathy Muraviov of The Muraviov Company. Mike's credits include "Manhattan Undying," which he also found through InkTip. "Sere" tells the story of four Mexicans and one American struggling to survive when a dangerous border crossing leaves them locked in a shipping container abandoned in the desert. Tim joined InkTip as a writer four years ago. He's had several scripts optioned, but this is his first success through InkTip.
Gregory Mackenzie Options "Night" Jun 7, 2016
Gregory Mackenzie with Impatient Pictures found “Night of the Loving Dead” on InkTip and optioned it from Don Hauka. Gregory’s credits include “Camille” (James Franco, Sienna Miller) and the upcoming “Wild Boar,” among others. Don joined InkTip just last year. Although he’s written two MOWs for the CBC based on his own series of mystery novels, this is Don’s first success through InkTip.
Christopher Sergi Options "Unclaimed Christmas" Jun 7, 2016
Producer and consultant Christopher Sergi found “An Unclaimed Christmas” on InkTip and optioned it from Malinda Terreri. Chris’s credits include “The ABCs of Death” and “Scrapper” (Aidan Gillen of "Game of Thrones" fame), among others. Malinda has been a writer on InkTip for three years, and this is her first success through InkTip.
Erick Boychuk Options "Thrift" May 31, 2016
Erick Boychuk with The Cadre Entertainment found “Thrift” on InkTip and optioned it from Alex McIvor. Erick’s credits include “The Cover-Up” and “Beholder,” among others. The comedy series “Thrift” tells the story of three underachievers working at a thrift shop who embroil themselves in mischief while actively ignoring adulthood. Alex joined InkTip as a writer last year, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Michelle Romano Options "The Poet's Wife" May 31, 2016
Michelle Romano with Roman Media found “The Poet’s Wife” on InkTip and optioned it from Amber Karlins. Michelle’s credits include “Grit” and the upcoming “Malus,” among others. Amber joined InkTip as a writer earlier this year, and this is her first success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "The Good Fight" May 31, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “The Good Fight” on InkTip and optioned it from JJ Flowers. Lauren's credits include “Checkmate” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip and was featured in the October issue of InkTip Magazine. JJ is an experienced novelist who has been active on InkTip for more than thirteen years, and she has had multiple options through InkTip.
Tirlok Malik Hires Bret Kofford May 31, 2016
Tirlok Malik with Apple Productions discovered Bret Kofford on InkTip and hired him to write the script “Going Home” from an established concept. Tirlok’s credits include “On Golden Years” and “Khushiyaan,” among others. Bret is an experienced screenwriter whose credits include “12 Dog Days Till Christmas” and the upcoming “Stinky Bus,” both of which were found through InkTip. He's been a writer on InkTip for seven years.
Bruce Lucas Options "Old Wounds" May 31, 2016
Bruce Lucas and Bruce Lucas Films have acquired the rights to the short script, "Old Wounds" by writers Christina Capra and John Morris that was submitted to him through InkTip. This is one of a series of short films that Lucas is working on for internet and web based projects and distribution. Bruce won critical acclaim for his award winning independent short film "A Walk in the Dark" starring Mike McGlone which has screened in over 25 film festivals around the world and won two awards.
Bobby Collins Options "Foreclosure" May 24, 2016
Bobby Collins with United Foreign Media found “Foreclosure” on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Fontenault. Bobby’s credits include the documentary “Lady Diana,” among others. Robert joined InkTip as a writer last year, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Neville Raschid Options "And Then There Were Seven" May 24, 2016
Neville Raschid with Aviary Films found “And Then There Were Seven” on InkTip and optioned it from Andrew M. Henderson. Neville is based in the UK and has produced six indie features including “Unhallowed Ground” and “Lost Dogs.” Andrew’s credits include “Alternate Realities” starring Tom Sizemore and Christopher Judge, which is currently available on streaming markets and was also found through InkTip. Andrew has been a writer on InkTip for seven years.
Jeremy Settles Options "Unwritten" May 24, 2016
Jeremy Settles with Got Films found “Unwritten” on InkTip and optioned it from Dale Neven. Jeremy's credits include "Red Herring" and "Switch Killer" through Lionsgate, among others. We’re pleased to announce that “Unwritten” has gone to camera and is currently in post! This is Dale’s first success through InkTip.
Carlos Hagene Purchases "A Wreckoning" May 24, 2016
Award-winning director and actor Carlos Hagene with Arch Films bought the short script “A Wreckoning” from writer Antwon Taylor after discovering it on InkTip. Filming begins this week! The supernatural thriller depicts the harm of bullying when a boy must live with his mistakes after a consequential street race. The film will star Topher Hall, Carson Hackney, Mikayla Gunn, Liz Zalar, Brandon Swanson, Sammi Marie, and Carrie Reed. This is Antwon’s first sale of a short.
Lauren de Normandie Options "The Door" May 17, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “The Door” on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Cox. Lauren's credits include “Checkmate” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip and was featured in the October issue of InkTip Magazine. Robert joined InkTip as a writer seven years ago.
Kathy Muraviov Signs Kenneth Lemm May 17, 2016
Kathy Muraviov with The Muraviov Company discovered Kenneth Lemm on InkTip and signed to represent him as manager after reading his script “Drum.” Kathy is a veteran manager who has bolstered her roster and discovered numerous clients through InkTip. Ken has established himself as a multi-genre writer and has transitioned into producing some of his projects as well, including several found through InkTip.
John Witcher Hires John Porter May 17, 2016
John Witcher discovered the writer John Porter on InkTip’s short script listings and hired him to work on the animated DVD “Ned’s World,” which is now available on Amazon Prime. Witcher stated, “John Porter is an incredible writer. His short "Fly on the Wall" is hilarious. I am very thankful to John Porter and to InkTip.” Witcher is working on his next feature release “Dex and Duny: Space Cadet,” which will be released this summer. You can find out more at John Witcher Books. John Porter has been with InkTip for a number of years and has had many short scripts optioned through InkTip.
Bobby Collins Options "Memory" May 10, 2016
Bobby Collins with United Foreign Media found “Memory Thief” on InkTip and optioned it from co-writers Mark D. Matthews, Matthew Ivan Bennett, and Chi Huynh. Bobby’s credits include the documentary “Lady Diana,” among others. Mark, Matthew and Chi joined InkTip just last year. This is their first success through InkTip.
Talbert Morton Options "Red Mother" May 10, 2016
Talbert Morton with Stone Free Productions found “Red Mother” on InkTip and optioned it from Virgil Goya. Talbert is a veteran music video and commercial producer and he will be producing with Brion Hambel of Best Medicine Productions (“Scenic Route” with Josh Duhamel). Virgil has been an active writer on InkTip for fifteen years.
Michael Wormser Signs Edward Case May 10, 2016
Michael Wormser with Level 10 Films discovered Edward Case on InkTip and signed to represent him after reading his script “Mark of Cain.” Michael's credits include such diverse titles as "Some Guy Who Kills People" and "Smiley," among others. Edward’s credits include “The Whirlpool,” among others. This is his third success through InkTip.
Johnathan Gorman Purchases "Raven Point" May 10, 2016
Johnathan Gorman, Executive Producer of GEM Filmworks found the short script “Raven Point” on InkTip and purchased it from Jason K. Allen. Principal photography is to begin in May 2016. The new title, “Falcon Ridge” will be released for worldwide film festival distribution starting July 2016. Johnathan stated, “We are excited to have found such an amazing script penned by Jason K. Allen, and it will be a great compliment to the various shorts our producing team has option/purchased on InkTip for 2016. Following our slate of short films in 2016 we are excited to begin the search for feature length screenplays to develop for 2017 principal photography.” Jason has had numerous successes on InkTip going back to 2003. His last script produced via InkTip connections was “American Stock” that won multiple festivals.
Richard Friedman Options "Scars" May 3, 2016
Richard Friedman with RSF Productions found “Scars of the Mind” on InkTip and optioned it from Richard Alvarez. Richard Friedman’s credits include “Born” and “5th & Alameda,” among others. Richard Alvarez has been an active writer on InkTip for fifteen years!
Rouzbeh Heydari Options "Behind the Mask" May 3, 2016
Rouzbeh Heydari with Collective Evolution Studios found “Behind the Mask” on InkTip and optioned it from Jupiter J. Makins. Rouzbeh’s credits include “Tile Man” and “Keesh O Maat,” among others. We’re pleased to announce that Jupiter will be joining the project as a producer! This is Jupiter’s second success through InkTip.
Erick Boychuk Discovers Trent Meunier May 3, 2016
Erick Boychuk with Original Fire Entertainment discovered Trent Meunier on InkTip and hired him to write the half-hour comedy pilot “Little Behind.” And we’re excited to announce that this project is now in production! “Little Behind” will be released online as a three-act miniseries and will serve as a calling card for both Trent and Erick as they continue to develop and shoot projects together. Trent has been with InkTip for about a year now, and has managed to get hired, option original scripts and even sign with a manager in that time.
Darva Campbell Options "The Lemonade Stand" May 3, 2016
Darva Campbell with Once Upon a Thyme Productions discovered the short script “The Lemonade Stand” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Melissa Field. The film is currently in production. Once Upon a Thyme Productions is an indie studio making narrative films in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company’s latest feature, “Writer’s Cramp,” has won several awards on the festival circuit and has secured distribution. This is the Melissa’s first sale of a short.
Doug Herman Options "Driver" Apr 26, 2016
Doug Herman with Indiscretion Films found “Designated Driver” on InkTip and optioned it from Jon Gillette. “Designated Driver” tells the story of a nerdy college student who gets into the party of the year by being the designated driver for a group of obnoxious and crazy coeds. Jon has been promoting his scripts on InkTip for nearly a decade.
Kevin Dewalt Options "Closing Time" Apr 26, 2016
Kevin Dewalt with Minds Eye Entertainment found “Closing Time” on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Eden. Kevin’s credits include “Forsaken” and “The Tall Man,” among others. Kenneth, who had been writing screenplays for ten years before turning to InkTip, noted: “my first option was the first script I put on the site, and three years later it is now on a slate this year to be produced.”
Lauren de Normandie Options "Decommissioned" Apr 26, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment discovered Sean Ryan through InkTip and optioned his script “Decommissioned.” We’re pleased to announce that the film has since been produced, starring Vinnie Jones, James Remar and Johnny Messner! Sean has been on InkTip for eleven years, and has become in that time an experienced screenwriter with numerous produced credits to his name, including five features by producers who discovered him on InkTip.
Darva Campbell Options "The Painful Side of the Pillow" Apr 26, 2016
Darva Campbell with Once Upon a Thyme Productions discovered the short script “The Painful Side of the Pillow" on InkTip and optioned it from writer Jason K. Allen The film is currently in production. Once Upon a Thyme Productions is an indie studio making narrative films in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company’s latest feature, “Writer’s Cramp,” has won several awards on the festival circuit and has secured distribution. Jason has had numerous successes on InkTip going back to 2003. His last script produced via InkTip connections was “American Stock” that won multiple festivals.
Nawaf Al Janahi Options "Stage 4" Apr 19, 2016
Nawaf Al Janahi with Nawaf Al Janahi Films found “Stage 4” on InkTip and optioned it from Helen Castles. Nawaf’s credits include “The Circle” and “Sea Shadow,” among others. This is Helen’s third success through InkTip.
Mark Castaldo Options "Charlotte Sometimes" Apr 19, 2016
Mark Castaldo with Destiny Pictures found “Charlotte Sometimes” on InkTip and optioned it from Jack Wood. Mark’s credits include “Psych:9” and “My Run,” which was written by an InkTip writer and featured on the cover of the InkTip magazine! “Charlotte Sometimes” tells the story of a fiery actress turned barfly who is about to mount a comeback when her arch nemesis and the love of her life shows up on her doorstep. This is Jack’s first success through InkTip.
Elizabeth Snoderly Options "A Dogwalker’s Christmas" Apr 19, 2016
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Jake Helgren on InkTip and brought him on board to write as well as produce their Christmas romance film “A Dogwalker’s Christmas Tale” starring Lexi Giovagnoli and Jonathan Bennett! A prolific screenwriter, Jake has added directing and producing credits to his growing filmography.
Johnathan Gorman Purchases "Standoff at Norren's" Apr 19, 2016
Johnathan Gorman, Executive Producer of GEM Filmworks found the short script “Standoff at Noreen’s All Night Diner,” written by Phil Richards, on InkTip and bought it. GEM Filmworks is in pre-production on the script with plans for completion in July 2016. This is the first short script sale for Phil, who has written novels as well as feature scripts. “I'm lucky that someone with his resources and expertise is producing my first screenplay sale,” Phil stated to InkTip.
Shelley Titus Options "Baby" Apr 12, 2016
Shelley Titus with Seashell Films found “Baby” on InkTip and optioned it from Andrea Marie Thompson. Shelley’s credits include “Handle Your Business,” among others. Andrea noted: “I’m so thankful that there is a service like this that brings together talented writers with the producers who have the means to bring their scripts to life.” This is her first option and her first success through InkTip.
Kevin Dewalt Options "Why Me" Apr 12, 2016
Kevin Dewalt with Minds Eye Entertainment found “Why Me” on InkTip and optioned it from Scott Osborn. Kevin’s credits include “Forsaken” and “The Tallman,” among others. Scott’s credits as a screenwriter include “Sixufus” and “Faith & Bullets,” among others. This is his second success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "4got10" Apr 12, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment discovered Sean Ryan through InkTip and optioned his script “4got10.” We’re pleased to announce that the film has since been produced starring Dolph Lundgren, Vivica Fox and Danny Trejo! Sean is an experienced screenwriter with numerous produced credits to his name, including five features with producers who discovered him on InkTip.
Johnathan Gorman Purchases "It's Time Goodbye" Apr 12, 2016
Johnathan Gorman, Executive Producer of GEM Filmworks found the short script “It’s Time Goodbye,” written by Sandra Bolton, on InkTip and bought it. GEM Filmworks is in pre-production on the script with plans for completion in July 2016. This is the first short script sale for Sandra.
Cecile Cinco Options "School Bus" Apr 5, 2016
Cecile Cinco with Global Edge Productions found “School Bus” on InkTip and optioned it from Bret Kofford. Cecile’s credits include the upcoming “Asomatous” starring Kevin Sorbo, which she also discovered on InkTip. Bret Kofford is a prolific writer with numerous successes through InkTip.
Brandon Burrows Options "Dead on Arrival" Apr 5, 2016
Brandon Burrows with Boundless Pictures discovered Jason Gruich through InkTip and hired him to rewrite the script “Dead on Arrival.” Brandon’s credits include “Gallowwalkers,” among others. Jason is a police officer and screenwriting analyst with multiple contest placements and options to his resume, and this is his third through InkTip.
Elizabeth Snoderly Hires Jake Helgren Apr 5, 2016
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Jake Helgren on InkTip. Over the years, they've collaborated on a number of projects, and now they're working together on the thriller film “10 Year Reunion,” which will star Kacey Clarke (“Resident Evil: Afterlife”), Jillian Nelson (“Just Go With It”) and Kayla Ewell (“The Vampire Diaries”). A prolific screenwriter, Jake has added directing and producing credits to his growing filmography.
Jonathan Gorman Options "The Library" Apr 5, 2016
Johnathan Gorman, Executive Producer of GEM Filmworks found the short script “The Library,” written by Adam Balsam, on InkTip and optioned it. GEM Filmworks is in pre-production on the script with plans for completion in July 2016. Screenwriter Adam Balsam is a longtime InkTip member, and this is his third script to be optioned off the site.
Kevin Dewalt Options "Timmy" Mar 29, 2016
Kevin Dewalt with Minds Eye Entertainment found “Timmy” on InkTip and optioned it from Jackie Hayes. Kevin’s credits include “Forsaken” and “The Tall Man,” among others. This is Jackie’s first option and her first success through InkTip.
Bruce Lucas Options "Calling Eridani" Mar 29, 2016
Bruce Lucas with Bruce Lucas Productions discovered Marie Jones on InkTip and optioned her science-fiction comedy script “Calling Eridani.” Bruce’s credits include “19 Hz” and “Aurora,” which were also written by Marie. This is Marie’s fifth success through InkTip.
Bobby Collins Options "House Under Hell" Mar 29, 2016
Bobby Collins with United Foreign Media found “The House Under Hell” on InkTip and optioned it from Wes Laurie. Bobby’s credits include the documentary “Lady Diana,” among others. Wes is an experienced screenwriter whose credits include “Breath of Hate” and “The Last House.” This is his fifth success through InkTip.
Johnathan Gorman Purchases "Fate" Mar 29, 2016
Johnathan Gorman, Executive Producer of GEM Filmworks, found the short script “Fate” on InkTip, written by Larry Postel, and bought it. The film completed principal photography in January and will be released for worldwide film festival distribution starting March 2016. Johnathan stated, “We are excited to have found such an amazing script that will be a fabulous follow up to our last award-winning short film. This is Larry’s first sale of a short, but he’s sold and optioned several feature scripts, including one off of InkTip!
Garianno Lorenzo Options "Olympiad" Mar 22, 2016
Garianno Lorenzo at Paramount Pictures found "Olympiad" on InkTip and optioned it from M. Roman Rosales and Andres Franco. Garianno's credits with GMI include "Open Water" and "Fight Spirit Pride," among others. “Olympiad” was a semi-finalist at Scriptapalooza! This is Roman’s second success through InkTip.
Barnet Bain Hires Dawn Johnston Mar 22, 2016
Barnet Bain with Barnet Bain Films discovered Dawn Johnston on InkTip after reading her script “Mother” and hired her to write a feature-length script from an established concept. Barnet’s credits include “What Dreams May Come” and “The Lost & Found Family,” among others. This is Dawn’s first success through InkTip.
Nadeem Soumah Hires Lisa Chapman Mar 22, 2016
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features discovered Lisa Chapman on InkTip and hired her to develop a feature-length script from an established concept after reading her script “Room Service.” Nadeem’s credits include “6 Ways to Die” and “Assassin’s Game,” among others. This is Lisa’s first success through InkTip.
Jonathan Stark Hires Jorge C. Perez Mar 22, 2016
Jonathan Stark, an award-winning film producer, found Jorge C. Perez on InkTip and hired him to adapt his short story "The Choice" into the screenplay "Pearl Handled Razor." Jonathan's credits include "Hellmira" and "I killed You 'Cause I had To" among others. Jonathan hopes to begin production on “Pearl Handled Razor” early summer 2016.
Kevin Dewalt Options "The Hit" Mar 15, 2016
Kevin Dewalt with Minds Eye Entertainment found “The Hit” on InkTip and optioned it from Pia Cook. Kevin’s credits include “Forsaken” starring Kiefer and Donald Sutherland and “The Tall Man” starring Jessica Biel, among others. Pia is an experienced screenwriter whose credits include “Blackout” and the upcoming “Dead Ringer,” and this is her first success through InkTip.
Nawaf Al Janahi Options "The Black Rose" Mar 15, 2016
Nawaf Al Janahi with Nawaf Al Janahi Films found “The Black Rose” on InkTip and optioned it from Nathan Illsley. Nawaf’s credits include “The Circle” and “Sea Shadow,” among others. Nathan noted: “I've only ever worked with contacts in the United States before, so it's amazing to see how InkTip put my script in front of someone who is prominent in Emirati cinema.” This is Nathan’s second success through InkTip.
Thomas Balsamides Hires Travis Seppala Mar 15, 2016
Thomas Balsamides with Indiefilms discovered Travis Seppala on InkTip and hired him to write the feature script “Dimensions” from an established concept. Tom’s credits include “Hunting Season,” among others. This is Travis’ fourth success through InkTip.
Beverley Gordon Options "About Scout" Mar 15, 2016
Beverley Gordon with BrownBag Pictures found “About Scout” on InkTip and optioned it from Laurie Weltz. We’re pleased to announce that “About Scout” has since been produced starring Academy Award-winner Ellen Burstyn, Golden Globe-winner Jane Seymour, and Danny Glover, and releases on iTunes this week! Laurie is a Grand Prize-winner at the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, and this is her second success through InkTip.
Carlos A. Valenzuela Options "I Can’t Be Dead" Mar 15, 2016
Carlos A. Valenzuela with MidWest Entourage optioned the short script “I Can’t Be Dead” from Shannon K. Dunn after discovering it on InkTip, and we are happy to announce that it is now in post and will be ready for 2016 film festivals submissions.
Joshua B. Porter Options "Melody" Mar 8, 2016
Joshua B. Porter with The Bushmen Presents found “Melody” on InkTip and optioned it from Wes Laurie. Joshua’s credits include “August Falls” and the upcoming “To Find a Monster,” among others. Wes is an experienced screenwriter whose produced credits include “The Last House” and “Breath of Hate.” This is Wes’ fifth success through InkTip.
Thien Pham Options "The Vietnam Fling" Mar 8, 2016
Thien Pham with Sunrise Seagull found “The Vietnam Fling” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Lanahan. Thien is an up-and-coming producer/director and Sunrise Seagull is a full service multicultural production company. Michael has optioned over a dozen scripts, three of which have been produced, including “Jocks” and “Perfect Target.” This is Michael’s first success through InkTip.
Michelle Dominguez Sanchez Hires Jonathan Katz Mar 8, 2016
Michelle Dominguez Sanchez with The Robb Company discovered Jonathan Katz on InkTip and signed to represent him after reading his script “Bloodworth.” Jonathan has worked in the advertising industry as a copywriter and creative director, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Larry Freeman Options "Let's Meet in the Middle" Mar 8, 2016
Larry Freeman with Morning Dream Films discovered the short script “Let’s Meet in the Middle” on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Rafferty. Filming is scheduled for early summer.
Jay Kowsh Options "Futurevision" Mar 1, 2016
Jay Kowsh with Roach Pictures found “Futurevision” on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Hauser. Jay’s an up-and-coming filmmaker based out of Ontario. This is Ken's first success through InkTip.
Dee Brantlinger Options "Mary, Marie, and Maria" Mar 1, 2016
Dee Brantlinger with Brantlinger Entertainment found “Mary, Marie, and Maria” on InkTip and optioned it from Steve Bensinger. Dee has worked as a producer for the Grammy Awards and various other television projects. This is Steve's first success through InkTip.
Elizabeth Snoderly Hires Bret Kofford Mar 1, 2016
Elizabeth Snoderly with DAVED Productions discovered Bret Kofford on InkTip and hired him to write a sequel to their previous collaboration “12 Dog Days Till Christmas,” which starred Reginald VelJohnson and Lexi Giovagnoli! Bret Kofford is a prolific writer with numerous successes through InkTip.
Larry Freeman Options "Let's Meet in the Middle" Mar 1, 2016
Larry Freeman with Morning Dream Films discovered the short script “Let’s Meet in the Middle” on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Rafferty. Filming is scheduled for early summer.
Jeff Faehnle Options "Regards to Flipper" Feb 23, 2016
Jeff Faehnle with NGN Productions found “Regards to Flipper” on InkTip and optioned it from John Marino. Jeff’s credits include “God’s Club” and the upcoming “Hunt for Truth,” among others. John is a published novelist who has been promoting his work on InkTip for more than a decade. This is his first success through InkTip.
Rob Lamagna Options "What Goes Around" Feb 23, 2016
Rob Lamagna with Merritt Films found “What Goes Around” on InkTip and optioned it from Ivan Chapman. Rob’s credits include “The Last Diary of Nikita Rose” and the upcoming “Container,” among others. Ivan has been a writer on InkTip for eight years, and this is his seventh success through InkTip in that time.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Weaponized" Feb 23, 2016
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “Weaponized” on InkTip and optioned it from Sean Ryan. We're excited to announce that the film will be premiering at the Egyptian Theatre on February 25th starring Tom Sizemore and Mickey Rourke! Sean has been a writer on InkTip for more than a decade, and this is his seventh success through InkTip in that time.
Bobby Collins Options "The Evil Within" Feb 16, 2016
Bobby Collins with United Foreign Media found “The Evil Within” on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Lax and Gary Evans. Bobby’s credits include the documentary “Lady Diana” and the upcoming “Of Light and Darkness,” among others. Robert and Gary have been writing partners for more than five years, and this is their first success through InkTip.
Greg Huge Options "Corrupcion" Feb 16, 2016
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found “Corrupcion” on InkTip and optioned it from Clark D. Schaefer. Greg's credits include “3Play” and the upcoming “Silent Voice,” to be directed by Blair Underwood. Clark has been a writer on InkTip for three years and this is his first success through InkTip. He noted: “Not selling the script while having it up on the site only motivated me to work harder to get it right.”
Nancy Criss Hires Ken Lemm Feb 16, 2016
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment discovered Kenneth Lemm on InkTip and hired him to write “A Heart Runs Free.” Nancy's credits include “A Horse for Summer,” starring Dean Cain and “The Sparrows: Nesting” starring Christopher Atkins, Kevin Sorbo & Judy Norton (both written by Ken). Ken has established himself as a multi-genre writer and has transitioned into producing some of his projects as well, including “A Heart Runs Free.”
Amanda Murray Options "The Writing on the Wall" Feb 16, 2016
Amanda Murray of RetroMurray Productions discovered the short script “The Writing on the Wall” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Bill Freas. Production is scheduled for summer 2016. This is Bill’s 21st short script deal, and he has inked 16 feature deals!
Vincent Simoneau Options "Linked" Feb 9, 2016
Vincent Simoneau with CineVita Productions found “Linked” on InkTip and optioned it from Janice Foster. Vincent noted: “At CineVita Productions, we like creating long term relationships and we were really happy to have met Janice as we will potentially work with her on future projects.” Janice has been a writer on InkTip for four years, and this is her first success through InkTip.
Rob Lamagna Options "Love, How I See It" Feb 9, 2016
Rob Lamagna with Merritt Films found “Love, How I See It” on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Rafferty. Rob’s credits include “The Last Diary of Nikita Rose,” which he also found on InkTip and which was featured on the cover of the InkTip magazine. Matthew has been a member on InkTip for more than a decade, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Cecile Cinco Hires Bret Kofford Feb 9, 2016
Cecile Cinco with Global Edge Productions discovered Bret Kofford on InkTip and hired him to develop the feature-length script “Urban Misfits.” Cecile’s credits include the upcoming “Asomatous” starring Kevin Sorbo, which she also discovered on InkTip. Bret has been a writer on InkTip for more than five years and has had several successes in that time. He noted: “even if producers don’t decide to go immediately with a script you send, if the script is well developed, engaging and professionally done, they might hire you to do some work.”
Jean-Luc Julien Options "Limbo" Feb 9, 2016
Producer/Director Jean-Luc Julien with Anika Films found the short script “Limbo” on InkTip and optioned it from Amy Fruchtman. Julien recently produced and directed the award-winning film “Moments” (People's Choice Award, Best New Filmmaker, Best Cinematography - Nicholas Jackson, Best Actress -Anne Alexander Sieder, and Best Film in several categories). Production is scheduled in Berlin, Germany for this February. This is the first short option for Amy.
Greg Huge Options "Killer Complex" Feb 2, 2016
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found “Killer Complex” on InkTip and optioned it from Shawn Knox. Greg's credits include “3Play” and the upcoming “Silent Voice,” to be directed by Blair Underwood. Shawn has been promoting his scripts on InkTip for more than five years, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Doug Herman Options "Ghost Town: Cairo" Feb 2, 2016
Doug Herman with Indiscretion Films found “Ghost Town: Cairo” on InkTip and optioned it from Brian Forrest. “Ghost Town” tells the story of a news team that uncovers a horrible secret in the rubble-filled streets and abandoned buildings of Cairo, Illinois. Brian previously has written for The History Channel and ABC. This is his first success through InkTip.
Steve Roeder Options "Loved into Excellence" Feb 2, 2016
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment found “Loved into Excellence” on InkTip and optioned it from Phillip Hardy. Steve's credits include “Lies My Mother Told Me” (Hayden Panettiere and Colm Feore) and “Neo Ned” (Jeremy Renner), among others. Phillip specializes in historical material and has won or placed as a finalist in several screenwriting contests and festivals.
Jose Ho-Guanipa Options "On Call" Feb 2, 2016
Award-winning filmmaker Jose Ho-Guanipa of Sophist Films optioned the short script “On Call” written by Brooklyn Hudson after discovering it on InkTip. This is Brooklyn’s first short. He typically writes cable drama TV shows and feature films.
Julie Lynch Options "I, John" Jan 26, 2016
Julie Lynch with Sandalphon Entertainment found "I, John” on InkTip and optioned it from Sean Paul Murphy. Julie's credits include "Dark Desire,” among others. "I, John” tells the story of a homeless holocaust survivor who inspires an atheist surgeon and a disillusioned minister to believe that he might be the beloved biblical disciple John. Sean is a Kairos Prize-winning writer who joined InkTip five years ago, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Yangzom Brauen Options "Pathogen" Jan 26, 2016
Yangzom Brauen with YangZoom Films found "Pathogen” on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. Yangzom's credits include "Who Killed Johnny” and the documentary "Pilgrimage in Exile,” among others. Mike has been a writer on InkTip for years but really hit his stride in the past year, during which he's had numerous successes and three options through InkTip.
Joel Reisig Options "Rodeo Girl" Jan 26, 2016
Joel Reisig with Be Your Own Hollywood discovered "Rodeo Girl” on InkTip and optioned it from Tricia Hopper and her writing partner Aletha Rodgers earlier this year. We are pleased to announce that the film will be premiering in Grand Rapids this week! Reisig recently completed "A Horse for Summer” starring Dean Cain, which was also shot from a script discovered on InkTip. This is Tricia's first option through InkTip.
Ken McKinney Options "BOB" Jan 26, 2016
Ken McKinney from DGM Video Productions discovered the short script "BOB" on InkTip and optioned it from Kelly Lynn Peters. This is the first "outside" script the company will produce, but due to the quality of scripts that are available on InkTip Ken says it will definitely not be their last. Kelly has had a horror feature script optioned through InkTip as well.
Whitt Brantley Options "Game Show" Jan 19, 2016
Whitt Brantley found “Time Travel Game Show” on InkTip and optioned the sci-fi project from Amy Amani. Whitt owns WBMT Literary, Film and Television, the agency representing “Logan’s Run,” among other things. Amy is a writer/producer based in the UK and this is her third success through InkTip.
Daemon Hillin Options "Wrong House" Jan 19, 2016
Daemon Hillin found "The Wrong House" on InkTip and optioned it from Travis Seppala. Daemon's credits include "Killing Winston Jones" with Richard Dreyfus, among many others. Travis is a frequent contest finalist (in fact “The Wrong House was a 2015 PAGE Quarterfinalist) whose work has landed him a number of paid writing assignments, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Werner Schumann Options "Blood and Loyalty" Jan 19, 2016
Werner Schumann with Schumann Brothers Ltd found “Blood and Loyalty” on InkTip and optioned it from Ben Fiore. Werner’s credits include “O Coro” and “Absolution,” among others. Ben has been a writer on InkTip for more than ten years, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Tommy Stovall Options "Condition" Jan 12, 2016
Tommy Stovall with Pasidg Productions found “Condition of Return” on InkTip and optioned it from John Spare. Tommy is an Arizona-based producer and director whose credits include “Sedona” with Frances Fisher, among others. John Spare recently won a “Best Adapted Screenplay” prize for another one of his scripts, but this is his first option through InkTip.
Brandon Burrows Options "Violent Ending" Jan 12, 2016
Brandon Burrows with Boundless Pictures found “Another Violent Ending” on InkTip and optioned it from James Gonzo. James is a graduate of the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting and a Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist, and this is his first option through InkTip.
Christian Rodriguez Signs Trent Meunier Jan 12, 2016
Christian Rodriguez with AAO Entertainment discovered Trent Meunier on InkTip and signed to represent him as his manager. Trent joined InkTip as a writer just under a year ago, and this is his third success through InkTip.
John Kearns Options "Bound" Jan 7, 2016
John Kearns with Glade found “Bound” on InkTip and optioned it from Tracey Keefer. John’s credits include “Checkmate” starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script found on InkTip and was featured in the October issue of InkTip Magazine. Tracey joined InkTip just last year! This is her first option and her first success through InkTip.
Greg Huge Options "Yellow Scarf" Jan 7, 2016
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found “Yellow Scarf” on InkTip and optioned it from Amitabh Bihari. Greg's credits include “3Play” and the upcoming “Silent Voice,” to be directed by Blair Underwood. Amitabh was a recent Nicholl Quarterfinalist, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Chris Lang Hires Mike Boss Jan 7, 2016
Chris Lang with Lifestreams Media discovered Mike Boss through InkTip and hired him to adapt the book “Charmed by Darkness” into a feature script. Mike has been a writer on InkTip for years but really hit his stride in the past year, during which he’s had numerous successes and was optioned three times through InkTip.
Nick Dent Discovers Comedy Sketch on InkTip Jan 7, 2016
Nick Dent with WaterhouseDent Films found a short, untitled comedy sketch on InkTip and optioned it from Jared Wynn. WaterhouseDent is an Oregon-based collective specializing in low budget genre and comedy films. Jared Wynn is a Los Angeles-based humorist and comedian who oversees membership at InkTip and who also writes articles for InkTip writers on pitching and getting discovered. This is his sixth comedy sketch discovered through InkTip.
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