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Ahmad Zahra Options Adventure Script Dec 29, 2015
Ahmad Zahra with Zahra Pictures found an adventure script on InkTip and optioned it from Jenna Horn. Jenna described the project as “an epic, historical action piece with authentic battles and extraordinary visual concepts. I am very proud of it and excited for its future!” Jenna joined InkTip as a writer just last year, and this is her first success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Falling Awake" Dec 29, 2015
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “Falling Awake” on InkTip and optioned it from Patrick Vuong. Lauren's credits include the upcoming "WEAPONiZED” starring Mickey Rourke, Johnny Messner and Jon Foo. Patrick was a quarterfinalist at this year’s PAGE International Screenwriting Awards, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Gabriel Alfonzo Hires Sean Paul Murphy Dec 29, 2015
Gabriel Alfonzo with New City Films discovered Sean Paul Murphy on InkTip and hired him to write the feature-length script “To Be a Hero.” Gabriel’s recent credits include “Open My Eyes,” which he also hired Sean to write, and “Carpe Diem,” among others. Sean is a Kairos Prize-winning writer who joined InkTip five years ago, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Carrie L. Gomez Options "Worn" Dec 29, 2015
Carrie L. Gomez with Carrie L. Gomez Productions optioned the award-winning short script “Worn” from Jeffrey Blake Palmer. We are happy to announce they have completed principle photography
Isabel Drean Options "Splintered" Dec 23, 2015
Isabel Drean with Productions Kebweb found “Splintered” on InkTip and optioned it from Victoria Caspall with the intent to direct as well as produce. Isabel is a French/Canadian transplant to Los Angeles whose credits include “Manigances,” among others. Victoria Caspall, meanwhile, is a brand new up-and-coming writer from Walnut Ridge, Arkansas who spent most of a year writing, re-writing and polishing this script to gleaming perfection. When we asked her what it was like landing her first option, she replied, “I didn’t pitch it. I just let the website do its magic.”
Jonathan Tammuz Options "Rebecca's Ring" Dec 23, 2015
Jonathan Tammuz with Stephen-Tammuz Productions found "Rebecca's Ring" on InkTip and optioned it from Brenda Whitehall. We're pleased to announce that Jonathan has since referred Brenda to Jean Diamond of Diamond Management, who has signed on to represent her! Brenda has been a member on InkTip for three years, and these are her first successes through InkTip.
Scott Mccullough Hires Nancy Froeschle Dec 23, 2015
Scott Mccullough with The Outfit discovered Nancy Froeschle on InkTip and hired her to adapt the Vietnam War memoir “Captain for Dark Mornings.” We’re pleased to announce that Martin Sheen and Dan Lauria are on the project! This is Nancy’s first success through InkTip.
Byron Loker Options "Irregardless" Dec 23, 2015
Byron Loker discovered John Porter’s short romantic comedy script “Irregardless” on InkTip and optioned it. Based out of South Africa, Byron is a film school graduate and also a writer. John Porter has had a number of short scripts picked up through InkTip over the years.
Erick Boychuk Options "Back Home" Dec 15, 2015
Erick Boychuk with Original Fire Entertainment found “Back Home” on InkTip and optioned it from Trent Meunier. “Back Home” tells the story of a real estate mogul who loses everything and has no choice but to move back to the home he grew up in with his rigid parents. Trent joined InkTip as a writer earlier this year, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Giacomo Ambrosini Options "The Narrow" Dec 15, 2015
Giacomo Ambrosini with Sanguine + Smart found “The Narrow” on InkTip and optioned it from Shane O’Neill. Shane is an Australian writer based in Melbourne who uses InkTip to connect with producers from around the world. He noted: “Giacomo was instantly hooked on the script and I was hooked on his passion and vision for the project. It only took a couple of Skype sessions to start talking about making the film together.”
Farnaz Samiinia Hires Patrick Hegarty Dec 15, 2015
Farnaz Samiinia discovered Patrick Hegarty on InkTip and commissioned him to write “Magic Land.” Farnaz, an up-and-coming studio-level director, will helm this one with her manager, veteran industry insider Valerie McCaffrey producing. Patrick has had a number of scripts optioned over the years and was a recent winner at the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition. This is his first InkTip success.
Robert Spindler Options "He Won't Talk" Dec 15, 2015
Austrian filmmaker Robert Spindler discovered the short script “He Won’t Talk to Me Any More” written by John Porter on InkTip and has optioned it. Robert also produced John’s short script "Wein. Blumen. Pralinen” and recently finished the film "Jack London's To Build a Fire" this year, which is on the festival circuit. John Porter has had a number of short scripts picked up through InkTip over the years.
Michael Bergstrom Options "Rapport" Dec 8, 2015
Michael Bergstrom with Mountain Stream Media found "Rapport" on InkTip and optioned it from Gary Friedman. We're pleased to announce that "Rapport" has gone to camera as of today! Gary has been writing and promoting his work on InkTip for four years, and this is his second success through InkTip in that time, as well as his first produced feature.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Second Shot" Dec 8, 2015
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Second Shot" on InkTip and optioned it from Sean Wathen. Lauren's credits include '"WEAPONiZED" starring Mickey Rourke, Johnny Messner and Jon Foo, among others. Sean has had a number of successes through InkTip, including three screenplays sales, an option for his screenplay "Riverside," and multiple hires.
Doug Maddox Options "Christmas Ranch" Dec 8, 2015
Douglas Maddox with DBM Films found "Christmas Ranch" on InkTip and optioned it from Simon Parker. We're pleased to announce that cameras start rolling on the film today, starring Francine Locke and Allen Williamson! Simon has been a writer on InkTip for five years, and this is his second success through InkTip, as well as his first produced feature.
Howard Nash Options "The Ghost Dog" Dec 1, 2015
Howard Nash with Starrunner found “The Ghost Dog” on InkTip and optioned it from Dawn Sutton. Howard's credits include “Occupants,” which was also shot from a script discovered on InkTip. Dawn joined InkTip as a writer six years ago, and this is her first success through InkTip.
Rosemary Marks Options "A Dolphin in Our Lake" Dec 1, 2015
Rosemary Marks with Tall Orders Productions found “A Dolphin in Our Lake” on InkTip and optioned it from David Nicholas Hartmann. Rosemary’s credits include “Thirteen” and the upcoming “Second Sunrise,” among others. David is an Equity-produced playwright and Kairos Award-winning screenwriter who joined InkTip a few years ago, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Elizabeth Snoderly Produces with Jake Helgren Dec 1, 2015
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Jake Helgren on InkTip and brought him on board to rewrite as well as produce their supernatural family film “All Hallow’s Eve,” which will star Lexi Giovagnoli, Ashley Argota, Martin Klebba, John DeLuca, and Diane Salinger. A prolific screenwriter, Jake has been with InkTip for over five years and has added directing and producing credits to his resume along the way.
Raouf Zaki Options "Beyond the Grid" Dec 1, 2015
Producer/director Raouf Zaki of RA Vision Productions discovered the short “Beyond the Grid” on InkTip and optioned it from Jason K. Allen. InkTip is happy to announce that the short has been produced! Zaki is in post with the project and is also working on a feature documentary titled “Rebels and Monks” about the Coptic Christian monks of Wadi El-Rayan. RA Vision Productions specializes in all aspects of video production for private and corporate clients. This is the third short Jason K. Allen – whose scripts have gone on to become award-winning films – has had picked up off of InkTip.
Sherry Robb Options "Depraved" Nov 24, 2015
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company found "Depraved" on InkTip and optioned it from Lawrence Riggins. Sherry has signed a few writers and bolstered her roster this year after discovering them through InkTip. Lawrence has been on InkTip for more than a decade, and this is his fifth success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Traded" Nov 24, 2015
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Traded" on InkTip and purchased it from Mark Esslinger. Lauren's credits include the upcoming "Checkmate" starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip and featured on the October 2015 InkTip magazine cover. Mark's been a WGA member for over thirty years and an InkTip writer for six, selling and optioning a number of scripts over the course of his career.
John Kearns Options Horror Script Nov 24, 2015
John Kearns with Glade found an untitled home invasion horror script on InkTip and optioned it from Jamie Grefe. Jamie's script tells the story of a secondary school teacher who fights for her life when a sadistic "skinning" cult invades her home and kidnaps her young lover. Jamie joined InkTip as a writer just last year, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Aaron Edmonds Options "Novena" Nov 17, 2015
UCLA Graduate filmmaker Aaron T. Edmonds found “Novena” on InkTip and optioned it from Paul Longo. “Novena” tells the story of a strong-willed twenty-something Latina who tries to broker peace between the two sides of her squabbling family over the course of a traditional nine-day mourning period. Paul’s an experienced ad man and screenwriter, and his script “Meddling Mom” opened to strong ratings on the Hallmark Channel. This is his fifth success through InkTip.
Sherry Robb Options "Rick's Parking" Nov 17, 2015
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company found “Rick’s Parking” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Sisto. “Rick’s Parking” tells the story of three fun-loving friends working as valets for upscale parties in Los Angeles. Michael’s been a writer on InkTip for three years, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Alison Parker Hires BD Young Nov 17, 2015
Alison Parker and Liz Levine with Outsider Studios discovered BD Young on InkTip and hired him to write a feature-length family-friendly script from an existing concept. BD has been a writer on InkTip for more than a decade, building relationships and getting a number of his movies made over the years as a result.
Greg Huge Options "Heidi" Nov 10, 2015
Greg Huge with Huge Pictures found "Heidi" on InkTip and optioned it from Bill Hanan. Greg's credits include "3Play" and the upcoming "Silent Voice," to be directed by Blair Underwood. Bill noted of his success: "I've been on InkTip for years and over that period have written a half dozen screenplays. This is my first option. It reinforces something I learned a long time ago: Never, ever give up."
Richard Akel Options "Drone Assassin" Nov 10, 2015
Richard Akel with Four Stars found "Drone Assassin" on InkTip and optioned it from Steven Lane Smith. Steven is a New Hampshire-based writer who drew from his experiences as a fighter pilot to craft the high-concept thriller "Drone Assassin." This is his first success through InkTip.
Nadeem Soumah Hires Steven Palmer Peterson Nov 10, 2015
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features discovered Steven Palmer Peterson through InkTip and hired him to write the script "Statute of Limitations" from an established concept. Steve's been a member on InkTip for nearly a decade and has had numerous successes through InkTip in that time.
Nancy Criss Options "A Time to Believe" Nov 3, 2015
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment found “A Time to Believe” on InkTip and optioned it from Ken Lemm. 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 Time to Believe.”
Brandon Burrows Signs Jason Gruich Nov 3, 2015
Brandon Burrows with Boundless Pictures discovered Jason Gruich on InkTip and signed to represent him as manager after reading his script "Cry, Justice." Gruich is a police officer and screenwriting analyst with multiple contest placements and options to his resume, and this is his first through InkTip.
David Levy Options "Noah's Ark" Nov 3, 2015
David Levy with FilmStrategic found “Noah’s Ark: The Real Story” on InkTip and optioned it from JJ Flowers. “Noah’s Ark” will be an animated retelling of the Noah story told from the perspective of the animals. JJ has been a writer on InkTip for more than a decade and has had numerous successes in that time.
Robert Mageau Options "Midnight Pooper" Nov 3, 2015
Robert Mageau discovered the short script “Midnight Pooper” by Daniel P. Douglas on InkTip and has optioned it. Robert is a high school student and aspiring filmmaker, and this is Daniel’s first option.
Gerry Pass Options "Chopper Cowboys" Oct 27, 2015
Gerry Pass with Chrome Artists Management found “Chopper Cowboys” on InkTip and optioned it from Jeff Peters. “Chopper Cowboys” tells the story of a TV reporter who risked her life and career to uncover the atrocities of the New Zealand deer wars in the 1960s. Jeff is a veteran filmmaker who served as a producer on “Matlock,” and this is his first success through InkTip.
Christian Rodriguez Signs Travis Cox Oct 27, 2015
Christian Rodriguez with AAO Entertainment discovered Travis Cox on InkTip and signed to represent him as his manager. Travis is a multi-genre writer and an active duty military professional. This is his third success through InkTip.
Joe Nasser Hires Evan Jacobs Oct 27, 2015
Joseph Nasser with Nasser Entertainment Group discovered Evan Jacobs on InkTip and hired him to write the feature script “Madame X” from an established concept. We’re pleased to announce that the film recently wrapped production, starring Richard Riehle (“Transformers: Age of Extinction”) and Willa Ford (“Friday the 13th”)! Evan has been networking and promoting his work on InkTip for nearly ten years and has had numerous successes in that time.
Michael Bergstrom Options "Rapport" Oct 20, 2015
Michael Bergstrom with Mountain Stream Media found "Rapport" on InkTip and optioned it from Gary Friedman. Michael is based out of Alaska (and is the go-to guy if you're planning a shoot up there) whose credits include "Wild West Alaska," among others. Gary has been an active writer on InkTip for four years, maintaining a presence both on the site and through the newsletters, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Jennifer Bond Hires Lynn Beck Oct 20, 2015
Jennifer Bond of Bond Twins Productions met Lynn Grant Beck through InkTip and hired her to develop a television project titled “Twindroids.” Two teenage boys adopt sexy, identical androids who can’t relate to the logic of high school and turn the boys’ world upside down. Jennifer and her twin sister Lauren's credits include the popular webseries "Twinzies: Couples Therapy," among many others. Lynn Grant Beck is a professional LA based screenwriter, who’s had a number of options and hires through InkTip including “Hollywood Hit,” which now has Jonathan Kesselman (“The Hebrew Hammer”) attached to direct. She’s also used contacts made through InkTip to make inroads into the television movie arena and has a holiday movie, “The Christmas Gifter,” premiering on Hallmark this December.
Elizabeth Snoderly Hires Jake Helgren Oct 20, 2015
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Jake Helgren on InkTip and brought him on board to rewrite, as well as direct and produce their supernatural thriller The Ghost of Alice Flagg," which will star Lexi Giovagnoli and Catherine Hicks. A prolific screenwriter, Jake has been with InkTip for over five years and has added directing and producing credits to his resume along the way.
Mauro Borrelli Options "Riverside" Oct 13, 2015
Mauro Borrelli with Fotocomics Productions found "Riverside" on InkTip and optioned it from Sean Wathen. Mauro is a visual artist, director and producer whose credits include the Lionsgate release "The Ghostmaker," among many others. Sean has been with InkTip since 2008 resulting in multiple options and hires.
Nancy Criss Options "Heaven" Oct 13, 2015
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment found Ken Lemm on InkTip and optioned his script "Heaven Is Never Too Far." 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 whose credits include the recently completed "Fishes 'n Loaves," among others.
Michelle Sanchez Signs Michael Stewart Oct 13, 2015
Michelle Dominguez Sanchez with The Robb Company discovered Michael Kenneth Stewart on InkTip after reading his script "Ellie Jekyll," and we're pleased to announce that Michelle is now representing Michael on the project. Michael is an established playwright and novelist based out of the UK, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Peter Fuhrman Options "Die and Live Again" Oct 6, 2015
Filmmaker Peter Fuhrman found "Die and Live Again" on InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. "Die and Live Again" is a faith-based project in the vein of "God's Not Dead." Mike Boss has been optioned 4 times through InkTip (7 times total) and is open to take on assignments from producers and is interested in making the acquaintance of a literary agent.
Steve Roeder Options "The Negro League" Oct 6, 2015
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment discovered "The Negro League" through InkTip and optioned it from Phillip Hardy. Steve Roeder's credits include "Lies My Mother Told Me" (Hayden Panettiere and Colm Feore) and "Neo Ned" (Jeremy Renner), among others. Phillip Hardy specializes in historical material and has won or placed as a finalist in over twenty screenwriting contests and festivals.
Greg Carter Options "My BFF" Oct 6, 2015
Greg Carter with Nexus Entertainment found "My BFF" through InkTip and optioned it from Richard Dane Scott. We're pleased to announce that "My BFF" is currently in production! Greg's credits include "Dysfunctional Friends," and his next project after this will be the Tupac Shakur biopic “2pac4ever,” which Dominique Telson will be producing for Trinity Holdings. Richard has been an InkTip writer for more than a decade and a finalist in the Nicholl Fellowship, the Austin Film Festival, and Scriptapalooza, among many others.
Gerson Sanginitto Options "Batman: Personal Issues" Oct 6, 2015
Director and producer Gerson Sanginitto with Sophia Filmes, an independent Brazilian company with an office in Los Angeles, found "Batman: Personal Issues" on InkTip and optioned it from Joseph Downey. This is Gerson’s first discovery through InkTip. Gerson shot the film this summer and has Andre Mattos ("Elite Squad 2") and Christopher Showerman ("George of the Jungle 2") starring in it.
Jeremy Settles Options "Carhacked" Sep 29, 2015
Jeremy Settles with Got Films found “Carhacked” on InkTip and optioned it from Bruce Durbin. Jeremy's credits include "Red Herring" and "Switch Killer" through Lionsgate, among others. Bruce is a novelist as well as a screenwriter. He’s been a member on InkTip for a decade, building relationships with producers and turning those working relationships into new hires. This is his third success through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "The Interview" Sep 29, 2015
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found “The Interview” on InkTip and optioned it from Al Lamanda. Lauren's credits include the upcoming "Checkmate" starring Danny Glover and Sean Astin, which was made from a script she found on InkTip. Al noted of his success, “I just kept checking the newsletters until I found a producer looking for the kind of stories that I write and responded.” This is his first success through InkTip.
Daniel Zirilli Options "The Asian Connection" Sep 29, 2015
Daniel Zirilli with Popart Film Factory discovered D. Glase Lomond on InkTip and hired him to the write the feature script “The Asian Connection,” based on a story by Tom Sizemore. And we’re pleased to announce that the film has since gone to camera, directed by Daniel Zirilli, and starring Steven Seagal (“Under Siege”) and Michael Jai White (“The Dark Knight”)! D. Glase Lomond has been with InkTip for almost ten years, and this is his eighth feature film with Zirilli.
Asad K.M. Options "Dark Town" Sep 29, 2015
Asad K.M. with New Skyway Films located in London discovered the short script “Dark Town” on InkTip, written by Thomas Bragg. Asad produced and directed the film, and it will be hitting the festival circuit soon.
Wendy Kram Options "Miss C" Sep 22, 2015
Wendy Kram with LA4Hire, discovered Kelly Karam on InkTip after reading her script "Miss C," and we’re pleased to announce that Wendy is now representing Kelly on the project. Wendy, an established producer whose credits include “Mad Money” with Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, is currently producing films & TV series with companies such as Anonymous Content (responsible for "True Detective" and clients Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone & Stephen Sodderberg among others). “Miss C” has received multiple recommends from professional coverage services and placed as a Quarterfinalist at this year’s Creative World Awards. This is her first success through InkTip.
Charis Orchard Options "Perfect Piece" Sep 22, 2015
Charis Orchard found "Perfect Piece" on InkTip and optioned it from Kim Boyle. Charis' credits include "Love Addict," which was also shot from a script she found on InkTip, among many others. Kim Boyle is a special effects wizard and production manager who's worked on projects like "The Bourne Supremacy," and NBC's "Heroes," but this is her first option through InkTip.
Maja Zimmerman Options "Preacher Man" Sep 22, 2015
Maja Zimmerman with Motivo Films found "Preacher Man" on InkTip and optioned it from Clint Morey. We're pleased to announce that award-winning director Alfredo Castruita is now attached to the project. Clint noted: "One of the things I've really liked about working with InkTip is that it has given me contacts with a number of people in the business -- producers and agents." Clint has been an InkTip writer for more than a decade, working from Montana and using InkTip to connect with filmmakers from around the country. This is his fourth success through InkTip.
Jeremy Decker Options "Monsters Under My Bed" Sep 22, 2015
Jeremy Decker, a producer, director, and cinematographer with Blue Heron Avenger Productions, including affiliation with the Omaha Film Festival, has optioned the short script “Monsters Under My Bed” from Tom Deiker after discovering it on InkTip. He plans to film in April, 2016.
Ahmad Zahra Options "Erasing William" Sep 15, 2015
Producer Ahmad Zahra of Zahra Pictures found "Erasing William" on InkTip and optioned it from Annabel O'Connell. Ahmad's credits include "Three Veils" and "American East," among others. This is Annabel's first success through InkTip.
Ludy Mattos Hires Les Zigomanis Sep 15, 2015
Ludy Mattos with House of 4 Films disovered Les Zigomanis on InkTip and brought him on board her upcoming psychological thriller "Racine" as a co-writer. Ludy's credits include the upcoming thriller "Kiss the Girl Goodbye." Les has been active on InkTip for nearly a decade, promoting his scripts and developing working relationships with producers.
Tony Picciotti Partners with Mark Daniels Sep 15, 2015
Tony Picciotti discovered Mark Daniels on InkTip and they've partnered to develop and produce "Illusionism" together. And we're excited to announce that the film has been shot and is now in post-production! Tony's credits include "The Honour," which he shot from a script he found on InkTip. Mark Daniels has been with InkTip since 2006, and his credits include "The Black Hole" starring Malcolm McDowell, which was also shot from a script discovered on InkTip.
James Brown Options "Vanilla Chocolate Chip" Sep 8, 2015
Indie director James Brown found "Vanilla Chocolate Chip" on InkTip and optioned it from James Valko. James Brown is a South African director with a background in commercials and six Cannes Silver Lions in his pocket, and he'll be producing and directing this project with his manager John Bauman. James Valko is a writer and commercials director with a couple novels under his belt, and this is his first option through InkTip.
Chris Charles Options "The Devil You Know" Sep 8, 2015
Chris Charles and John W. Bosher with Throughline Films discovered "The Devil You Know" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Ingraham. Chris and John's many credits include "#Lucky Number," which was just released nationwide on VOD. Their upcoming projects include the comedy TV series "Checking Out" and the crime/comedy series "House Arrest," among others. Robert has made the semifinals in the Nicholl, Chesterfield, and Scriptapalooza and has sold feature options to Ashton Kutcher, Cary Brokaw, and Barry Rosenbush, but this is his first success through InkTip.
Elizabeth Snoderly Produces with Jake Helgren Sep 8, 2015
Elizabeth Snoderly with G it's Entertainment discovered Jake Helgren on InkTip after optioning his script "A Very Mary Christmas," and they've since collaborated on a number of projects, with Jake taking on the role of producer for many of their films. We're pleased to announce that Elizabeth and Jake will be coproducing the upcoming film "Accidental Engagement." A prolific screenwriter, Jake has been with InkTip for over five years and has added directing and producing credits to his resume along the way.
Howard Nash Options "The Last Mark" Sep 1, 2015
Howard Nash with Starrunner found "The Last Mark" on InkTip and optioned it from Curtis Melroe. Howard's credits include "Occupants", which was also shot from a script discovered on InkTip. Curtis, who's been with InkTip for three years, had this to say about the experience: "Although outside of InkTip I have a feature film nearing completion, it is through a company I have done years of freelance work for, so that writing credit doesn't feel like it carries as much weight as something being sold or optioned on InkTip."
Joshua Cohen Options "Teacher's Pet" Sep 1, 2015
Joshua Cohen with Cohencidence Productions found the script "Teacher's Pet" on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Part. Joshua's hot off Associate Producing Eli Roth’s “Lake Mead,” while his first solo production, “Red Herring,” (which just won Best Action/Thriller/Horror Feature & Best Director at the Follow Your Dreams Film Festival) will be released on DVD & VOD November 10th. Michael's a WGA member whose credits include "A Kid in King Arthur's Court," among many others.
Cecile Cinco Hires Andrew Chisholm Sep 1, 2015
Cecile Cinco with Global Edge Productions found Andrew Chisholm on InkTip and hired him to write the thriller feature "The SUV." Cecile discovered Andrew after reading his script "Asomatous" earlier this year. She optioned that script as well, and the film is currently in production! Andrew has been active writer on InkTip for four years, and this is his third success through InkTip.
Michael Bergstrom Options "Divorcing Juliet" Aug 25, 2015
Michael Bergstrom with Mountain Stream Media found "Divorcing Juliet" on InkTip and optioned it from Alexander Birkhold, who had this to say about the experience: "Michael has been fantastic - it was clear he had thought about my script and how it could be made before we discussed the option, which made the process easy. He is as excited about the project as I am." Alexander has been published in magazines and academic journals, but this is his first option through InkTip.
Michelle Mower Options "The Never List" Aug 25, 2015
Michelle Mower with Urban Cowgirl Productions found "The Never List" on InkTip and optioned it from Ariadne Shaffer. Ariadne notes: "Throughout the process Michelle was incredibly positive and helpful. She is a great champion of the screenwriter and I am very much looking forward to working with her!" Ariadne is a 2011 Nicholl Quarterfinalist and this is her first option through InkTip.
Gino Alfonso Options "Granny" Aug 25, 2015
Gino Alfonso of Sneaky Productions optioned the short script "Granny" by Brandon Rhiness after discovering it on InkTip. “Granny” was shot this past spring and will be entered into festivals. Gino had a success through InkTip with his feature spec script “To Find a Monster” and has since directed a short film for Stephen Kings $1 Baby Program "Sneakers," and just directed a short film titled "Shoes" about kids with gender identity issues.
Mark Sherman Options "Animal Heart" Aug 18, 2015
Mark Sherman with Ton of Hats found “Animal Heart” on InkTip and optioned it from co-writers Adam Strange and Ashley Scott Meyers. Mark’s credits include “Vigilante Diaries” and the upcoming “Mercenary,” and he’s also an actor whose credits include Jimmy Iovine in “Straight Outta Compton” (check out his picture to the left, then watch the trailer on TV, you’ll recognize him). Adam founded and runs the popular LA-based writers lab Deadline Junkies and Ashley has numerous produced credits to his name. This is the first option through InkTip for both Adam and Ashley.
Clay Ayers Options "Illusions of Cyn" Aug 18, 2015
R. Clay Ayers with Magic Smoke Media found “Illusions of Cyn” on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Hazel. Clay is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker whose credits include “Organitzatsiya,” among others. We’re pleased to announce that “Illusions of Cyn” is set to begin production this coming week! On his success through InkTip, Robert noted: “I've just kept on writing and have finished over a dozen spec scripts in various genres.” This is Robert’s fifth success through InkTip.
Max Freedman Signs Lori Meyer Aug 18, 2015
Max Freedman of Max Freedman Media, L.A., discovered Lori Meyer through InkTip and agreed to represent her to the industry. Lori is a published writer with a degree in screenwriting and a couple options under her belt, but this is her first success through InkTip.
Forest Robin Options "It's Not Nibiru" Aug 11, 2015
Forest Robin with Ripped Sky Pictures found “It’s Not Nibiru” on InkTip and optioned it from Jonathan Dornellas. About a year ago, Jonathan decided to get “super serious about writing,” so he generated four new specs and, at the suggestion of legendary director Jeff Burr, he listed them on InkTip. We’re excited to announce this one now as this is Jonathan’s first option through InkTip.
Tokyopop Hires Matthew Barker Aug 11, 2015
Stu Levy and Clay Bohle with TOKYOPOP discovered “Troy Town” by Matthew Barker on InkTip and hired him to pen "The Dreaming.” Matthew is an Australian writer who specializes in genre material, he’s ranked in a number of name contests and has some other projects underway currently, but this is his first hire through InkTip. And the script that landed him this assignment is garnering him a lot of attention.
Robbie Bryan Options "The Secret Killers" Aug 11, 2015
Robbie Bryan with Good To Be Seen Films found "The Secret Killers" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert T. Roe and we’re now excited to announce that the film in is production! Cameras started rolling yesterday with Vincent Pastore (The Sopranos) and Nicholas Turturro (NYPD Blue) in the lead roles and Robbie Bryan (iMurders) at the helm. Robert Roe is a produced writer as well as a Nicholls Fellowship finalist, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Gloire Bagudekia Options "Old Friends" Aug 11, 2015
Gloire Bagudekia, a producer at Ceryamikz Films, optioned the short screenplay “Old Friends” from Tom Deiker after discovering it on InkTip and is currently completing pre-production. Principal photography starts in July.
Eric Woods Options "Presumed" Aug 4, 2015
Eric Woods with Cartel Pictures found “Presumed” on InkTip and optioned it from BD Young. Eric’s credits include “The Wedding Pact” starring Haylie Duff and “Haunting Charles Manson,” among many others. BD Young has worn a lot of hats over the course of his career, but he's been maintaining a presence on InkTip for over ten years now and is a full-time professional writer.
Brandon Burrows Options "Cry, Justice" Aug 4, 2015
Brandon Burrows with Boundless Pictures found "Cry, Justice" on InkTip and optioned it from Jason Gruich. Gruich is a police officer and screenwriting analyst with multiple contest placements and options to his resume, and this is his first through InkTip.
Bradford Youngs Hires Rick Eager Aug 4, 2015
Bradford Youngs with Twilight Entertainment met Rick Eager through InkTip and hired him to write “Poker Face.” Bradford Youngs’ credits include 111 episodes of the Emmy Award-winning TV series “Yes, Dear,” being a contestant on the original Project Greenlight competition, and being a co-writer with Lloyd Wagner (whom he also met through InkTip) on the Lifetime MOW “In the Dark,” among many others. Rick is an actor as well as a screenwriter and can be seen in films like “Bringing Up Bobby,” “Refuge from the Storm,” and “Heaven’s Rain.”
Dwayne Tarver Options "Disorganized Crime" Aug 4, 2015
Dwayne Tarver, writer/producer/ director at Trifecta Motion Pictures, and Project Director at the 168 Film Project, has optioned the short screenplay "Disorganized Crime," written be Tom Deiker after discovering it on InkTip.
Gabrielle Conforti Options "Forsaken" Jul 28, 2015
Gabrielle Conforti and Daniel Wood with FilmQuake found “Forsaken” on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Morra. “Forsaken” tells the story of a trauma surgeon haunted by the vengeful spirit of a young woman she failed to save. This is Michael’s first success through InkTip.
Chad Kapper Hires Jones-Dion Jul 28, 2015
Chad Kapper with StoneKap Productions discovered Nicole Jones-Dion on InkTip and hired her to write a feature-length script after reading her dystopic sci-fi script “Ghost Proxy.” Chad’s credits include the series “Rotor DR1,” among others. This is Nicole’s fourth success through InkTip.
Branden Cobb Signs Camille Righi Jul 28, 2015
Branden Cobb with Starring Entertainment met Camille Righi through InkTip and entered into an agreement to represent her as her manager. This is Camille's first success through InkTip, and it was all thanks to one really polished and saleable script.
Jack Edis Options "An Incident at Customs" Jul 28, 2015
Jack Edis with Young Filmmakers of Glasgow discovered Robert Hazel on InkTip and optioned his short script “An Incident at Customs.”
J.M. Logan Options "American Monster" Jul 21, 2015
J.M. Logan with JML Film Corp found “American Monster” on InkTip and entered into an agreement to develop it as a directing vehicle for himself with writer Mark Davidson. J.M.’s credits include “Manson Family Vacation,” among others. “American Monster” tells the true story of a man who murdered his daughter for the insurance money and then moved to Texas to start a new life.
Aaron Edmonds Options "The Rez" Jul 21, 2015
Aaron Edmonds with the UCLA Producers Program found “The Rez” on InkTip and optioned it from Peter Scott Vicaire. Aaron is an up-and-coming producer whose credits include “Grad Daze.” He’s currently developing “The Rez” as his MFA thesis project at UCLA. This is Peter’s third success through InkTip.
Blaine Houserman Hires BD Young Jul 21, 2015
Blaine Houserman with BristowHouse Productions met BD Young through InkTip and hired him to write "White Dove." Blaine is a long-time industry veteran, having worked on literally dozens of feature films, and BD Young is a former attorney who became a full-time professional writer through listings on InkTip and consistently marketing himself.
Bradford Youngs Hires Rick Eager Jul 21, 2015
Bradford Youngs with Twilight Entertainment is working with Rick Eager on an iPhone 6 experimental short after discovering Rick on InkTip. Bradford stated, “With the huge success of ‘Tangerine’ at Sundance this year that was shot on an iPhone 5 and used an anamorphic lens from Moondog Labs, we decided to push the iPhone to all new heights as a filmmaking tool. We’re shooting on the iPhone 6 and [iPhone] 6 plus.” Bradford Youngs’ credits include 111 episodes of the Emmy Award-winning TV series “Yes, Dear,” being a contestant on the original Project Greenlight competition, and being a co-writer with Lloyd on the Lifetime MOW “In the Dark,” among many others. Rick is an actor as well as a screenwriter and can be seen in films like “Bringing Up Bobby,” “Refuge from the Storm,” and “Heaven’s Rain.”
Douglas Conant Options "Prime Directive" Jul 14, 2015
Award-winning director and producer Douglas Conant with Group Six Films found "Prime Directive" on InkTip and optioned it from Josh Long. This is Douglas’ second discovery through InkTip. Josh Long wrote and directed the mockumentary “For the Title,” as well as a number of webseries, but this is his first option.
Christian Rodriguez Options "Distilled Familiar" Jul 14, 2015
Independent producer Christian Rodriguez found “Distilled Familiar” on InkTip and optioned it from Travis Cox. Christian is not only a producer but also a talent & literary manager with Red Baron Management, and Travis Cox is an active duty military professional who writes while deployed. This is his second option through InkTip.
Lucas Miles Options "Crowning Jules" Jul 14, 2015
Lucas Miles with Miles Media found “Crowning Jules” on InkTip and optioned it from Shea Fontana. We’re pleased to announce that “Crowing Jules” is currently in production! “Crowning Jules” stars Kristy Swanson and twins Jacqueline and Elizabeth Labadie. Shea's credits include episodes of Disney’s “7D” and “Doc McStuffins,” among many others, and this is her first success through InkTip.
Carlos A. Valenzuela Options "I Can't Be Dead" Jul 14, 2015
Carlos A. Valenzuela with Mid-West Entourage Entertainment discovered the short script “I Can’t Be Dead” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Shannon K. Dunn. Carlos has worked on several feature films and produced a number of fashion shows. He is currently directing/producing/writing for his company Mid-West Entourage Entertainment.
Nancy Criss Options "Accalia" Jul 7, 2015
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment found Kenneth Lemm on InkTip and optioned his script "Accalia: Steward of Syriacus." 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 is transitioning into producing some of his projects as well, including "Accalia."
Douglas Maddox Options "Christmas Ranch" Jul 7, 2015
Douglas Maddox with DBM Films found "Christmas Ranch" on InkTip and optioned it from Simon Parker. Doug's credits include "Undaunted" and "The Bill Collector" starring Danny Trejo. This is Simon's second success through InkTip.
Michael D. Jones Options "The Other Side of Normal" Jul 7, 2015
Michael D. Jones with Silver Heart Productions found "The Other Side of Normal" on InkTip and optioned it from Stephen Guest. Jones, who is constantly on the road and in the air while commuting from one film set to another, had this to say about the script: "It's timely and powerful, and actually had me crying while I read it on a plane." He's now packaging the project and seeking a female director to attach. This is Stephen's first option through InkTip.
Ronald Thorne Purchases "3AM Taxi" Jul 7, 2015
Ronald Thorne discovered the short script "3AM Taxi" on InkTip and bought it from writer Simon Parker.
Dawn Bierschwal Options "Fatale" Jun 30, 2015
Dawn Bierschwal with Whip Smart Productions found "Fatale" on InkTip and optioned it from Leonard Langford. Dawn's credits include the upcoming Miles Davis biopic "Miles Ahead," with Don Cheadle both starring and directing, and "In Her Place", a short directed by Kevin Hamedani that premiered and won the Audience Award this month at the LA Film Festival. "Fatale" tells the story of seven women who turn themselves in, all claiming to have killed the same man, and a hot shot detective who has hours to solve the crime or they all go free. This is Leonard’s first success through InkTip.
John Murlowski Options "Thrown Ups" Jun 30, 2015
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films found "Thrown Ups" on InkTip and optioned it from Matt Clifford. John is a multi-hyphenate talent who wrote, produced and directed "Black Cadillac" starring Randy Quaid and directed and photographed the upcoming "A Date to Die For," among many others. This is Matt's second success through InkTip.
Yvet Holmes and Amanda Cook Option "Wronged" Jun 30, 2015
Independent producing partners Yvet Holmes and Amanda Cook found "Wronged" on InkTip and optioned it from BD Young. Holmes and Cook noted that they're looking forward to working with Young, a former attorney who long ago became a full-time professional writer through listing scripts on InkTip and consistently marketing himself, turning options into more options.
Trevor Murphy Options "Zip" Jun 30, 2015
Trevor Murphy with Raving Eejit Entertainment (REE) found "Zip" (now titled "Struck Down) on InkTip and optioned it from Joshua Moncalm. Trevor is a Caribbean based Director/Writer whose credits include "The Devil You Know." This short is in pre-production, has been cast and will shoot in early June. This is Joshua’s first short option through InkTip; however, he recently optioned a feature through InkTip as well. Joshua was a 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowship 'Next 100' writer and 2013 Nicholl Semifinalist. He is represented by Open Entertainment.
Chad Ridgely Options "Deep Woods" Jun 23, 2015
Chad Ridgely with Full Auto Films found “Deep Woods” on InkTip and optioned it from Bradley Meyer. Chad’s credits include the upcoming “Massacre on Aisle 12,” which he also found on InkTip and which has been slated for release by Terror Films. We’re pleased to announce that “Deep Woods” has gone into production! This is Bradley’s first success through InkTip.
Steve Gerbson Options "A Woman's Honor" Jun 23, 2015
Steve Gerbson with Steve Gerbson Productions found “A Woman’s Honor” on InkTip and optioned it from BD Young. Gerbson has worked with such talent as Jerry Seinfeld, David Letterman, and Shia LeBeouf in his 25-year career. BD Young is an established writer with a number of produced credits to his name, including "Love for Rent" and "Patient Killer."
Anthony Salamon Options "The Widow Marsh" Jun 23, 2015
Anthony Salamon with Harbour Shore Entertainment found “The Widow Marsh” on InkTip and optioned it from Tom Vecchio. Anthony’s credits include “Birth of a Warrior” and the upcoming “The Rig,” among others. Tom recently won the Grand Prize at the 2014 WeScreenplay International Screenwriting Competition.
Jeremy Settles Options "Victim or Killer?" Jun 16, 2015
Jeremy Settles with Got Films found "Victim or Killer?" on InkTip and optioned it from Bruce Durbin. Jeremy's credits include "Red Herring" and "Switch Killer" through Lionsgate, among others. This is Bruce's second success through InkTip.
John Murlowski Options "Uniformed Grace" Jun 16, 2015
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films found "Uniformed Grace" on InkTip and optioned it from David Minaskanian. John is a multi-hyphenate talent who wrote, produced and directed "Black Cadillac" starring Randy Quaid and directed and photographed the upcoming "A Date to Die For," among many others. David came to InkTip by winning the Acclaim TV contest, and this is his first option through InkTip.
Tony Picciotti Partners with Mark Daniels Jun 16, 2015
Tony Picciotti discovered Mark Daniels on InkTip and they've partnered to develop and produce "Illusionism" together. Tony's credits include "The Honour," which he shot from a script he found on InkTip and Mark's credits include "Mind's Eye" starring Malcolm McDowell, which was also shot from a script discovered on InkTip, among many others.
Kevin Carraway Options "Dawson" Jun 9, 2015
Kevin Carraway with Clear Lake Entertainment found "Dawson" on InkTip and optioned it from Peter Andrew Long. Kevin is a director/producer whose many credits include "Way of the Wicked" with Christian Slater and Vinnie Jones and "The Echo Effect" starring Michael Jai White and Steve Austin. Peter is a former radio DJ and marketing writer who's authored interactive games, magazine articles and ad copy, and this is his first option through InkTip.
Michael Bergstrom Options "Providence" Jun 9, 2015
Michael Bergstrom with Mountain Stream Media found "Providence" on InkTip and optioned it from Cesar Vitale. Michael is based out of Alaska (and is the go-to guy if you're planning a shoot up there) whose credits include "Wild West Alaska," among others. "Providence" is a dark comedy about a recently departed soul who's sent back to earth to find God, and this is Cesar's first option through InkTip.
Shuaib Mitchell Hires Matthew Blackburn Jun 9, 2015
Shuaib Mitchell with Nubia Filmworks found Matthew Lee Blackburn on InkTip and hired him to write the feature-length script "The Caregiver" after reading Matthew's script, "The Janitor." Shuaib's credits include "Nocturnal Agony" and "Too Saved," among others. This is Matthew's second success through InkTip.
David Giancola Options "Mail Order Monster" Jun 4, 2015
David Giancola with Edgewood Studios found "Mail Order Monster" on InkTip and optioned it from Marc Prey. David noted: "It's a rare thing to be able to read a screenplay that makes you laugh out loud and really has true heart." "Mail Order Monster" follows a bright but reclusive twelve-year-old boy who acquires a new best friend when he orders a monster from an ad in the back of an old comic book. Marc has numerous writing credits, including the upcoming theatrical release "Paid in Full," and this is his second success through InkTip.
Sean Thomas Options "Extracurriculars" Jun 4, 2015
Producer/CEO Sean Thomas of September SevenTeen Studio found "Extracurriculars" on InkTip and optioned it from Padgett Arango and Matthew Abrams. Sean Thomas's credits include "Fall Down Dead" (starring Dominique Swain and David Carradine), among many others, and this is Padgett and Matthew's second project with September SevenTeen.
Mark Sherman Options "Mercenary" May 28, 2015
Mark Sherman with Ton of Hats found "Mercenary" on InkTip and optioned it from Travis Cox. Mark just wrapped on his action/comedy picture "Vigilante Diaries," starring Jason Mewes and Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Travis Cox is an active duty military professional who writes while deployed overseas, and this is his first option through InkTip.
Talbert Morton Options "Edge of Oblivion" May 28, 2015
Talbert Morton with Stone Free Productions found "The Edge of Oblivion" on InkTip and optioned it from Micah Delhauer. "The Edge of Oblivion" is a contained horror about a group of neighbors who band together to fight off paranormal creatures when their street is sucked into another dimension. This is Micah's first success through InkTip.
Errol Sadler Options "House Trained" May 21, 2015
Errol Sadler with Supremacy Films found "House Trained" on InkTip and optioned it from Simon K. Parker. Errol is an Atlanta-based multi-hyphenate whose credits include the upcoming "Curve Ball" with Rockmond Dunbar, among many others. This is Simon's first option through InkTip.
Amanda Cook and Yvet Holmes Option "Derailed" May 21, 2015
Independent producing partners Amanda Cook and Yvet Holmes found the thriller MOW script "Derailed" on InkTip and optioned it from BD Young. Cook and Holmes noted that they're looking forward to working with Young, a prolific writer with numerous successes through InkTip including four this year alone.
Satie Gossett Options "Frank Bean" May 21, 2015
Satie Gossett with Goose Egg Entertainment discovered the short script "The Triumph and Death of Frank Bean" on InkTip and optioned it from Catherine Hardin. And we are pleased to announce that the Satie is taking the project to Cannes! If you see Satie on the Croisette, stop and say hi, or if you'd like to meet him there and take in a screening of one of his films, let us know and we'll arrange an introduction.
Chris Charles Options "Second Glance" May 14, 2015
Chris Charles and John W. Bosher with Throughline Films discovered "Second Glance" on InkTip and optioned it from Sue Morris. Chris and John's upcoming feature projects include: "Blue Island," "Crash Course," "Escape Clause," "The Poisonings," "Power of Attorney," and "The Wrong Man." Their latest project, "Animals," is being released nationwide in select theaters and on VOD May 15. Sue is an award-winning screenwriter based in the UK (in fact her listing for "Second Glance" was part of a prize package she received for winning the PAGE Awards Silver Prize), and this is her first success through InkTip.
Marie Adler Discovers Quinn Redeker May 14, 2015
Marie Adler, CEO and president of Adler & Associates Entertainment, discovered Oscar-nominated screenwriter Quinn Redeker through InkTip and is taking his script "Fresh Scars" to Cannes. Marie is an ex-banker and finance expert turned executive producer whose credits include the award-winning "Past Tense," among others. And Quinn Redeker is an actor, producer and writer whose credits include "Big Miracle" with Drew Barrymore (in which he played Ronald Reagan), "2 Birds with 1 Stallone" (which he wrote and produced), and "The Deer Hunter" with Robert DeNiro (which he co-wrote, and for which he received an Oscar nom). This is Quinn's first success through InkTip. If you're going to be at Cannes and would like to meet with Marie on this project, let us know and we'll make an introduction.
Ryan Schwartz Discovers "Ultra" May 5, 2015
Ryan Schwartz with Trustfall Films found "Ultra" on InkTip and is now attached to direct and produce the Jen Hammond script! Ryan's credits include the upcoming "Still Life" with Bailey Noble ("True Blood") and Shelley Hennig (supporting role in InkTip-sourced film "Scout," and star of Blumhouse's current hit "Unfriended"), among many others. This is Jen's first success through InkTip.
Michelle Barton Options "Mr. Scratch" May 5, 2015
Michelle Barton with Wild Rose Entertainment found "Mr. Scratch" through InkTip and optioned it from Mike Boss. Mike is a writer/director in both television and features whose credits include "Hallo Hollywood," winner of the Breaking Walls Ultimate Thriller Screenplay Contest, and this is his third option through InkTip.
Satie Gossett Options "10 Minutes" May 5, 2015
Satie Gossett with Goose Egg Entertainment discovered the short script "10 Minutes" on InkTip and optioned it from Catherine Hardin. And we are pleased to announce that the short was produced, and Satie is taking the film to Cannes! If you see Satie on the Croisette, stop and say hi, or if you'd like to meet him there and take in a screening of the film, let us know and we'll arrange an introduction.
Indra Bartona Options "Fang Hunters" Apr 28, 2015
Indra Bartona with Little Big Shot Films found "Fang Hunters" on InkTip and optioned it from Christopher Haviland. Indra's credits include the upcoming "PeeksKill," among many others. "Fang Hunters" was a Finalist in Creative Screenwriting Magazine's AAA Screenplay Contest, but don't worry, Christopher has other scripts on InkTip.
Richard Brandes Options "Quake Snake" Apr 28, 2015
Richard Brandes with Wild Horse Pictures found "Quake Snake" on InkTip and optioned it from Stephen Lincoln. Richard is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker whose credits as writer-director-producer include "Ugly Benny" and "Penny Dreadful," among others. This is Stephen's second success through InkTip.
Nancy Criss Hires Kenneth Lemm Apr 28, 2015
Nancy Criss with Nandar Entertainment discovered Kenneth Lemm on InkTip and hired him to write the feature "Fishes 'n Loaves," which he adapted from a pilot of the same name with co-writer Kevin Alan Kent. 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 is transitioning into producing some of his projects as well, including "Fishes 'n Loaves."
Calix Lewis Reneau Discovers Emily Manthei Apr 28, 2015
Calix Lewis Reneau with calix8 productions met Emily Manthei through InkTip and brought her on board his feature thriller project "Parallax" as both story editor and director. Calix and Emily previously worked together on "Just Plain Dead," which Emily wrote and directed, and which is now available online. Emily is an art director and writer-turned-director, and this is her second success through InkTip.
Steve Chicorel Options "Princess" Apr 23, 2015
Steve Chicorel of Los Angeles-Beijing Studios found "Princess Turandot" on InkTip and optioned it from Janet Duignan. Based in Beijing and bridging the gap between the Chinese and American film industries, Steve's credits include "The Break-Up Artist" and the upcoming "Creation of the Gods," among others. "Princess Turandot" is a fantasy script based on on "Khalaf and the Princess of China," one of the stories in the book "The Thousand and One Days" by Julia Pardoe. Taiwan-based producer Phillip Epps will be a producing partner on the film. This is Janet's first success through InkTip.
Mauro Borrelli Options "Holding Cell" Apr 23, 2015
Mauro Borrelli with Fotocomics Productions found "Holding Cell" on InkTip and optioned it from Alan and Linda Barkley. Mauro is a visual artist, director and producer whose credits include the Lionsgate release "The Ghostmaker," among many others. In addition to his screenplays, Alan is also a produced writer of stage and radio plays in both the US and England, and this is his fourth option through InkTip.
Paul Vernon Collaborating With John Porter Apr 23, 2015
British filmmaker Paul Vernon discovered John Porter on InkTip, and the two are collaborating on five short scripts. Three of the shorts are westerns: "Showdown," "Lessons of Lifetime," and "Vengence is the Lord's." The other two are horror/dark comedies titled "Oasis" and "The Darker Side of Goodness."
John Murlowski Options "New Sealand" Apr 16, 2015
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films found the pilot "New Sealand" on InkTip and optioned it from Sundae Jahant-Osborn. John is a multi-hyphenate talent who wrote, produced and directed "Black Cadillac" starring Randy Quaid and directed and photographed the upcoming "A Date to Die For," among many others. Sundae has been a finalist or winner in over fifty screenwriting competitions over the years, including winning the last two London Film Festivals in a row, and this is her first option through InkTip.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Flashback" Apr 16, 2015
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Flashback" through InkTip and optioned it from Richard Brett. Lauren will be producing with her partner Timothy Woodward, Jr., whose credits include "Operator" which was directed by The Brothers Olson and which was found on InkTip. The "Flashback" option was landed by Richard Brett's agent, Sue Giordano of the Hudson Agency in NY, who also discovered Richard through InkTip.
Bradford R. Youngs Hires Lloyd Wagner Apr 16, 2015
Bradford R. Youngs with Twilight Entertainment discovered InkTip member Lloyd Wagner and hired him to write "The Terrible Girls," based on the play of the same name by Jacqueline Goldfinger. Bradford Youngs' credits include 111 episodes of the Emmy Award-winning TV series "Yes, Dear," being a contestant on the original Project Greenlight competition, and being a co-writer with Lloyd on the Lifetime MOW "In the Dark," among many others. In fact Lloyd's original project with Bradford has morphed into a full-on partnership, with this one being their tenth project together.
Moe and Nicki Lynch Option "Matter of Taste" Apr 16, 2015
Moe and Nicki Lynch of Righteous Entertainment, LLC, discovered the short script "Matter of Taste" by John Porter on InkTip and optioned it. Moe and Nicki are a husband and wife production team out of Atlanta, GA with several short film credits including "Crushed," "Pique" and "The Onyx."
Chris Charles Options "The Tower" Apr 9, 2015
Chris Charles and John W. Bosher with Throughline Films found "The Tower" on InkTip and optioned it from Dean Hesom. Chris and John's many credits include the award-winning "Animals," which is being released in select theaters and on VOD by Oscilloscope Laboratories on May 15. Throughline Films is a Chicago-based company, and Dean Hesom is a London-based writer with a number of short film credits to his resume. This is his second success through InkTip.
Andrei Zinca Discovers Marion Zola Apr 9, 2015
Andrei Zinca with Double 4 Studios met Marion Zola through InkTip and came on board her project as-of-yet untitled feature project as director and producer. Andrei is a Romanian director/producer who works out of Miami and whose credits include "Puzzle," among others. Marion Zola is a screenwriter, producer and novelist whose credits include "All the Good Ones are Married" (adapted from her bestselling novel) and PBS' "Shelter Me" with Katherine Heigl, which Marion co-produced. This is her first success through InkTip.
Clay Ayers Hires Elise Marenson Apr 9, 2015
Clay Ayers with Magic Smoke Media met Elise Marenson on InkTip and hired her to write an as-of-yet untitled feature thriller. Clay is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker whose credits include "Organizatsiya," among others. This is Elise's first success through InkTip.
Chad Ridgely Options "Deep Woods" Apr 2, 2015
Chad Ridgely with Full Auto Films found "Deep Woods" on InkTip and optioned it from Bradley Meyer. Chad's credits include the upcoming "Massacre on Aisle 12," which he also found on InkTip. "Deep Woods" is a found footage horror about six friends whose hiking trip descends into a nightmare when they encounter a mysterious creature on the Appalachian Trail. This is Bradley's first success through InkTip.
Ricardo Valdez Options "The Donor" Apr 2, 2015
Ricardo Valdez with Prime Cinema found "The Donor" on InkTip and brought it to his partner, Rolando Vinas of Gorilla Studios, who optioned it from Cristian Lacatus. Cristian's credits include "Dead Man's Hand," and this latest one is his second option through InkTip.
Jon Kiel Purchases "Tunnel Another Way" Apr 2, 2015
Jon Kiel bought the short script "Tunnel Another Way" from screenwriter Daniel Chomistek who he discovered through InkTip. Daniel developed and wrote the script after talking over an idea with Jon. The now produced film marks Jon's directorial debut and is being submitted to film festivals. Daniel's recent short, "Unrelenting" just placed 7th in the IHSFF Short Screenplay Competition and was recently produced.
John Murlowski Options "Tables" Mar 26, 2015
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films found the pilot "Tables" on InkTip and optioned it from Ronald Barenburg. John is a multi-hyphenate talent who wrote, produced and directed "Black Cadillac," starring Randy Quaid and directed and photographed the upcoming "A Date to Die For," among many others. "Tables" tells the true story of a woman who sets out on a journey to find the elusive perfect mate by dating a thousand men in three years. This is Ronald's first success through InkTip.
Ryan Andrews Options "1 Mile Under" Mar 26, 2015
Ryan Andrews of Envoy Pictures found "1 Mile Under" on InkTip and optioned it from Shohn Turner. Ryan, whose credits include the award-winning "Night Sights," described this next project as "a contained-thriller that returns the genre to the era of 'beat the clock' narrative fiction." Shohn Turner is a regular contest finalist whose most recent script received a recommend from a professional coverage service, and this is his second success through InkTip.
Cassidy Bisher Options "Going to the Top" Mar 26, 2015
Cassidy Bisher with Drop Drop Studios discovered the short "Going to the Top" on InkTip and optioned it from Mary Krell-Oishi. We are happy to announce that the film is produced and being submitted to festivals around the word as well as available on Vimeo On Demand.
Greg Huge Options "Behind the Mask" Mar 19, 2015
Greg Huge of HUGE PICTURES found "The Face Behind the Mask" on InkTip and optioned it from Greg Rempel. Huge will produce the female-driven thriller with his producing partner Arlene Knight of Knight Vision Entertainment whose credits include the recently completed horror "The Sickle," which was helmed by UTA-repped director D.A. Bullock. Greg Rempel is a contest-vetted writer who's placed in the top 10% at Austin and been a Scriptapalooza semi-finalist, and this is his third option through InkTip.
Bill Jarblum Options "Secret Ingredient" Mar 19, 2015
Bill Jarblum of Jarblum Entertainment Group found "The Secret Ingredient" on InkTip and optioned it from Kelly Goodner. Interesting to note, the script was only on the site for four days before Bill found it and grabbed it. Bill was co-producer of "The Little Traitor" starring Alfred Molina, executive producer of "Cloudburst" starring Academy Award winners Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker and executive producer of the soon to be released in the U.S. "Saul: Journey to Damascus" starring Kyle Schmid, John Rhys-Davies and Emmanuelle Vaugier. This is Kelly Goodner's first option through InkTip.
Tim Johnson Hires Lynn Beck Mar 19, 2015
Tim Johnson with Johnson Production Group discovered Lynn Beck on InkTip and hired her to write the thriller script "My Mom Is a Bank Robber." Tim's credits include the series "Strange Empire" and the upcoming film "I Do," which Tim also found on InkTip. This is Lynn's fourth success through InkTip.
Diana Romero Options "A Little Luck" Mar 12, 2015
Diana Romero found "A Little Luck" on InkTip and optioned it from Brian D. Young. Diana is an award-winning, multi-lingual producer whose credits include the award-winning "Nina Quebrada" (Broken Girl), among others. Brian Young has had a number of successes through InkTip, including scripts discovered by Mark Morgan ("Twilight," "The Wedding Planner"), and Jaffe/Braunstein Films (Matt Damon's "The Informant").
Jerry Koedding Discovers Pam Green Mar 12, 2015
Jerry Koedding with Wave Films found a feature drama through InkTip and optioned it from Pam Green. The project, which is between titles at the moment, is a female-driven drama in the vein of "Erin Brockovich." Jerry is based out of Singapore, while Pam lives and writes on the other side of the globe in Michigan. This is her first option through InkTip.
Chris Charles Options "Foreclosed" Mar 5, 2015
Chris Charles and John W. Bosher with Throughline Films discovered "Foreclosed" on InkTip and optioned it from Alexandra Swenson. Chris and John's credits include "Chicago Overcoat" starring Frank Vincent and Armand Assante, among many others. Alexandra is a California-based writer with several award-winning scripts under her belt, but this is her first success through InkTip.
Lucas Miles Options "Crowning Jules" Mar 5, 2015
Lucas Miles with Miles Media found "Crowning Jules” on InkTip and optioned it from Shea Fontana. Lucas' credits include "Rodeo Girl” featuring Kevin Sorbo, which was shot from a script discovered on InkTip, while Shea's credits include episodes of "7D” (Disney) and "Sushi Pack” (CBS), among many others.
Marcy Gross Options "12 Strays" Feb 26, 2015
Marcy Gross and Ann Weston with Gross-Weston found "The Twelve Strays of Christmas" on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Lemm. Kenneth's credits include the award-winning faith-based family feature "A Horse for Summer," starring Dean Cain, Christopher Atkins and Lee Meriwether, which was also produced from a script found on InkTip. He's repped by Matt Prater of Dedicated Talent Management, who also discovered him through InkTip.
Steve Roeder Options "7th Day" Feb 26, 2015
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment discovered "On the Seventh Day" through InkTip and optioned it from Phillip Hardy. They initially met when Steve was looking for an unusual biopic, which Phillip happened to have. Steve Roeder's credits include "Lies My Mother Told Me" (Hayden Panettiere and Colm Feore) and "Neo Ned" (Jeremy Renner), among others. Phillip Hardy has won or placed as a finalist in nine screenwriting contests in just the last year alone, and this is his third project with Steve and his fourth success through InkTip.
Ross Otterman Options "Pantyhose" Feb 26, 2015
Ross Otterman with Crafted Films found "Pantyhose" on InkTip and optioned it from George Leszkay. "Pantyhose" is a contemporary satirical portrait of the Hollywood hustling world in which a part-time actor stuck with a truckload of pantyhose tries to sell off the goods to pay down his debts. Ross' credits include "The Employer," with Malcolm McDowell, and "The Monkey's Paw," which was co-written by a writer whom he also discovered through InkTip. This is George's first success through InkTip.
Alex Vinnitski Discovers Mark Lukens Feb 26, 2015
Alex Vinnitski with Co-Op Entertainment discovered Mark Lukens through InkTip and optioned an as-of-yet untitled genre feature from him. Mark has placed high in contests like ScreamCraft, StoryPros and PAGE, among others. This is his second success through InkTip.
Christopher Sergi Options "Picture Perfect Christmas" Feb 19, 2015
Christopher Sergi with MorningStar Entertainment found "A Picture Perfect Christmas" on InkTip and optioned it from Natalie Hanson. Chris Sergi is a Los Angeles based producer and development executive who's worked with a lot of name talent and a number of networks. Natalie is a multiple award-winning writer who told us years ago that "for months each week, when the new announcements came out on InkTip, I'd wistfully sigh in hopes of seeing my own name on that list." And this is now her sixth success through InkTip!
Chris Charles Hires Dean Hesom Feb 19, 2015
Chris Charles and John W. Bosher with Throughline Films met Dean Hesom on InkTip and hired him to adapt T. Fox Dunham's hit novel "The Street Martyr." Chris and John's credits include the upcoming "#Lucky Number," starring Method Man, among many others. Throughline Films is a Chicago-based company, and Dean Hesom is a London-based writer with a number of short film credits to his resume. This is his first feature hire through InkTip.
Damon Jamal Directs "The Last Mailman" Feb 19, 2015
Damon Jamal with In Yo FACE Filmworks discovered the short script "The Last Mailman" written by Erica Vogel on InkTip, and we are happy to announce the film is now available on YouTube as well as InYoFaceFilm.com.
Jim Klock Options "Restitution" Feb 12, 2015
Jim Klock with Terror Films found "Restitution" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Allen. Jim, whose credits as producer include "The Trials of Cate McCall" starring Kate Beckinsale and "Always Woodstock" starring Ryan Guzman (who starred opposite Jennifer Lopez in last month's "The Boy Next Door"), noted that Mark is "super talented and great to work with." "Restitution" tells the story of a young woman who kidnaps the man she is convinced killed her family and left her for dead when she was twelve years old. This is Mark's first success through InkTip.
Barbie Castro Options "Oval Portrait" Feb 12, 2015
Barbie Castro with Concord Films found "Edgar Allan Poe's The Oval Portrait" on InkTip and optioned it from Stephen M. Hunt. A talent both in front of and behind the camera, Barbie won numerous awards on the festival circuit for her performance in the film "Conduit" and has produced such films as "Patient Killer" and "Assumed Killer," starring Casper Van Dien, Armand Assante and Eric Roberts. Stephen noted: "Just as I was thinking 'The Oval Portrait' wasn't going to achieve much, Concord Films spotted it and emailed asking to read the script. A few days later, they optioned it!" This is Stephen's first success through InkTip.
Erika Kao-Haley Hires Bren Lynne Feb 12, 2015
Erika Kao-Haley with Rainbow Equity Partners discovered Bren Lynne through InkTip and hired him to write an untitled sci-fi project. Bren is a writer and video game designer, and this is his first success through InkTip.
John Sohby Options "Above the Fog" Feb 12, 2015
John Sohby with Sohby Productions discovered the short script "Above the Fog," written by Anthony Cawood on InkTip and optioned it. Funding for the film started and was on Indiegogo.
Clay Ayers Options "Original Cyn" Feb 5, 2015
Clay Ayers with Magic Smoke Media found "Original Cyn" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Hazel. Clay is a multi-hyphenate filmmaker whose credits include "Organizatsiya," among others. "Original Cyn" weaves together three stories involving four characters, a few love affairs, a missing husband, and the private detective trying to track him down. This is Robert's fifth success through InkTip.
Farnaz Samiinia Hires Kevin Head Feb 5, 2015
Farnaz Samiinia discovered Kevin Head through InkTip and hired him to write an as-of-yet untitled feature action/thriller. Farnaz, whose credits include "Blood Moon," "Plot 7" and "Hellfire," has worked in a number of different capacities in film and television and already found a few projects on InkTip for her directing slate. This is Kevin's second feature assignment, and his first through InkTip.
Bruce Lucas Options "Let's Talk" Feb 5, 2015
Bruce Lucas and Bruce Lucas Films have acquired the rights to the short script, "Let's Talk" by writer Wallace Wang that he found on InkTip. This is one of a series of short films that Lucas is co-producing with writer Marie D. Jones for a web based project soon to be announced via Indiegogo.
Barry Perelman Signs Phillip Hardy Feb 5, 2015
Barry Perelman with Barry Perelman Agency signed Phillip Hardy on InkTip after reading his feature-length script "Once Upon a Time in LA." Barry is a producer and literary agent whose credits include "Stolen from the Womb" and "The Keeper," starring Dennis Hopper, among others. Phillip has a number of projects underway including "A Whole Life a Head: The Michael Rockefeller Story" and "On the Seventh Day," both of which came about through InkTip. This is Phillip's sixth success on InkTip.
Cecile Cinco Options "Asomatous" Jan 29, 2015
Cecile Cinco with Global Edge Productions found "Asomatous" on InkTip and optioned it from Andrew Chisholm. Cecile's credits include "The Bandit Hound," the series "Sangre Negre" and the upcoming "Big Fat Nobody." "Asomatous" tells the story of an author and skeptic who attempts to uncover the sinister past haunting his run-down farmhouse. This is Andrew's first success through InkTip.
Precious Hilton Options "Mesmerized" Jan 29, 2015
Precious Hilton with Hilton Entertainment found "Mesmerized" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Spellman. Precious' credits include "Blue Dream" and the upcoming "Reunion." "Mesmerized" tells the story of a teenage girl who struggles to survive the night in an isolated hotel when an illusionist hypnotizes a dying man into murdering the residents one by one. This is Mark's second success through InkTip.
Jennifer Hulum Hires Lisa Hagen Jan 29, 2015
Jennifer Hulum with Surround Idea found Lisa Hagen on InkTip and hired her to write "Fortune Defies Death" from an established concept. And we're pleased to announce that the film is scheduled to shoot this summer! Jennifer's credits include "Alice Agonistes," among others. Lisa noted: "I've been on and off InkTip for more than five years, but it has paid off." This is Lisa's first success through InkTip.
Kevin Summerfield Hires Debra Shade Jan 29, 2015
Kevin Summerfield with Scorpio Studios found Debra Shade on InkTip, and Debra was hired to write for a TV series tentatively titled "Webcam Diaries."
Steve Roeder Options "Gina Jericho" Jan 22, 2015
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment discovered "Gina Jericho" through InkTip and optioned it from Phillip Hardy. They initially met when Steve was looking for an unusual biopic, which Phillip happened to have. Steve Roeder's credits include "Bob the Butler" (Tom Green and Brooke Shields) and "Neo Ned" (Jeremy Renner), among others. Phillip Hardy has won or placed as a finalist in nine screenwriting contests in just the last year alone, and this is his second project with Steve and his third success through InkTip.
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Bethany Joy Lenz Options "One of these Days" Jan 22, 2015
Bethany Joy Lenz found "One of these Days" on InkTip, and with her partner, Sid Mallya, optioned it from Phyllis Heltay. Lenz's credits as an actor include "Dexter" & nine seasons on "One Tree Hill," where she also served as a director. Matthew Bissonnette is set to direct the newly acquired "One of these Days." Phyllis Heltay is a multiple contest and award-winning writer whose credits include the upcoming animation feature "A Zillion Zaboodles," among others.
Amanda Cook Discovers Matthew Rafferty Jan 22, 2015
Amanda Cook with Quixotic Memes Productions met Matthew Rafferty through InkTip and hired him to write "Six Mile Inn," about the spirit of America's first serial killer possessing the owner of a newly renovated hotel. Matthew's credits include the award winning "One Bad Mice" and Verve Film's upcoming "The Silent Lynx," among others. This is Matthew's first success through InkTip.
Bruce Lucas Options "No Such Things" Jan 22, 2015
Bruce Lucas and Bruce Lucas Films have acquired the rights to the short script, "No Such Things as Ghosts" by writer Mark Rupprecht that he found on InkTip. This is one of a series of short films that Lucas is co-producing with writer Marie D. Jones for a web based project soon to be announced via Indiegogo.
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Indra Bartona Options "Real Real Gone" Jan 15, 2015
Indra Bartona with Little Big Shot Films found "Real Real Gone" on InkTip and optioned it from Ron Pivo and Richard Older. Indra's credits include the upcoming "PeeksKill," among many others, and this is Ron and Richard's first option through InkTip.
Justin Ament
Justin Ament Options "Your Skin is On the Outside" Jan 15, 2015
Justin Ament with Desert Moon Pictures found "Your Skin is On the Outside" on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Stephen McGuire. McGuire also wrote "Blunt Force," which is coming out in 2015. Mike met the director/producer of "Blunt Force" through InkTip.
Berenika Maciejewicz Options "Team Poodle" Jan 15, 2015
Berenika Maciejewicz with Magic Elevator found "Team Poodle" on InkTip and optioned it from Mark Saunders. Berenika's credits include "Mobster Kids," which was also shot from an InkTip script, and which screened last year at Cannes. "Team Poodle" is a family-friendly action story about a divorced dad who teams up with his teenaged son to coach poodles in a dog sled race. This is Mark's second success through InkTip.
Bruce Lucas Options "Twisted Smile" Jan 15, 2015
Bruce Lucas and Bruce Lucas Films have acquired the rights to the short script, "Twisted Smile" by writer Anthony Cawood that he found on InkTip. This is one of a series of short films that Lucas is co-producing with writer Marie D. Jones for a web based project soon to be announced via Indiegogo.
Brian Runt Options "Two Bucks" Jan 8, 2015
Brian Runt with UCLA found "The Two Bucks a Day Club" on InkTip and optioned it from Emile Hons. Set on the island of Tonga in the 1970s, "Two Bucks" tells the story of two young Peace Corps volunteers who find their close friendship tested when they fall in love with the same beautiful woman. This is Emile's first success through InkTip.
Tom Thompson Discovers Sabine Buchanan Jan 8, 2015
Tom Thompson with Cinelight Studios discovered Sabine Buchanan on InkTip and hired her to adapt the book "The Smuggler's Ghost" into a feature-length screenplay. "The Smuggler's Ghost" tells the autobiographical story of Steve Lamb, a Florida teen who became a millionaire in the 1980s by smuggling marijuana between the Caribbean and the United States. This is Sabine's third success through InkTip.
Ivy Jelisavac Options "Closure" Jan 8, 2015
Director and Producer Ivy Jelisavac optioned Christopher Siaens and Shay McLean's short drama/thriller script "Closure" after finding it on InkTip. Ivy is the director of the film production company The Friction.