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Nicole Guenthard & Meyer Shwarzstein Options "A Greenville Christmas" Sep 22, 2020
Nicole Guenthard & Meyer Shwarzstein with Brainstorm Media found the script “A Greenville Christmas” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Jason K. Allen. Nicole and Meyer’s credits include the Lifetime movie "Rediscovering Christmas," among others. Jason has had several successes through InkTip since becoming a member in 2003
Ben Woods Options "Saving Esperenza" Sep 22, 2020
Ben Woods with Hillsong Channel found "Saving Esperenza" on InkTip and optioned it from Betty Sullivan. Ben's credits include "Unite 714" and "Now with Natalie," among others. This is Betty's first success through InkTip!
Michael Mahal Options "Bloodthirst" Sep 15, 2020
Michael Mahal with Mahal Empire Productions discovered Adrian Milnes through InkTip and optioned his script "Bloodthirst." We are pleased to announce that the film has since been produced starring Tara Reid and Costas Madylor! Adrian is an experienced screenwriter with another upcoming feature on its way from Mahal Empire Productions.
David Allen Options "Fighting All The Way" Sep 15, 2020
David Allen with Once Upon A Dream Productions found the script “Fighting All The Way” on InkTip and optioned it for audio production from writer Lee Martin. David’s credits include the films “Woman On The Edge,” and “Another Day In Paradise,” among others. This is Lee’s fourth success through InkTip. See below for another one of his loglines!
Fire Born Studios Options “Jezebel” Sep 9, 2020
Jerry Angelo with Fire Born Studios found "Jezebel" on InkTip and optioned it from writer Lachlan Jones. This is already Lachlan's second success through InkTip (and with Jerry) since joining in April. Jerry, whose credits include "Artik” and “The Far Side of Normal," was looking for an action script and loved the pacing of "Jezebel."
Stoic Films Options “Elmer’s Saucer” Sep 9, 2020
Director Agata Alexander found "Elmer’s Saucer” by Tom Miller on InkTip, and producers Clayton Turnage and Michael Caissie have optioned it for their creative co-op, More than a Handful Productions. They will include it in the co-op’s inaugural slate, with Alexander attached to direct. Turnage just won his first Emmy last month for his work on the Amazon series “The Bay,” while most recently the duo worked together in producing the Lionsgate release, and Caissie helmed “Hunter’s Moon” starring Thomas Jane and Jay Mohr, as well as working together on the series “Purgatory” with Caissie writing and co-directing, and Turnage as the supervising producer. Caissie was also the co-writer on “Hangman” with Al Pacino. Alexander’s directorial debut “Warning”, a sci-fi film she co-wrote, starring Annabelle Wallis, Rupert Everett and Thomas Jane, is currently in post-production. Tom has been with InkTip for two years now.
Ayoub Qanir Options “Daria” Aug 18, 2020
Ayoub Qanir with Transient Films found the script “Daria” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Art Arutyunyan. Ayoub’s credits include the feature film “Darkness of Otherwhere” and the award-winning short film for which the web-series is based on, “Artificio Conceal.” Art’s credits include “Dead by Christmas” and “Armenian Haunting,” among others. Art joined InkTip and started promoting his work last year.
Ariye Mahdeb Hires David Jones Aug 18, 2020
Ariye Mahdeb with The First Order discovered writer David Jones through InkTip and hired him to write “Hunting Jessica Brock.” Ariye’s credits include the award-winning action/horror feature “House on Willow Street,” starring Sharni Vinson. David has had a busy couple of years including having three produced projects last year. David has been an InkTip member since 2014.
David Allen Options “Daytona in December” Aug 11, 2020
David Allen with Once Upon A Dream Productions found the romantic comedy script “Daytona in December” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Deana Costner. Once Upon A Dream Productions credits include the films “Woman on the Edge” and “Another Day in Paradise,” starring Frankie Muniz, among others. Deana is an award-winning writer and has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Jerry Angelo Hires Lachlan Jones Aug 11, 2020
Jerry Angelo with Fire Born Studios discovered writer Lachlan Jones on InkTip and hired him to write the film “American Warfighter II, Celsius.” Jerry’s credits include the films “Artik,” “The Far Side of Normal,” and “Dead Ringer,” among others. Lachlan has been an InkTip member for just 3 months.
Elizabeth Snoderly Options “10 Steps” Aug 4, 2020
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It’s Entertainment found the script “10 Steps to Love” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Emily Cade. Elizabeth has numerous produced credits from scripts and writers found on InkTip, including “Accidentally Engaged," starring Brant Daugherty, Lexi Giovagnoli, and Joan Severance. She will also be making her directorial debut with the upcoming Lifetime movie “The Christmas Listing.” Emily is an LA-based writer and has been promoting her work through InkTip since 2019.
Richard Heap Hires Christian Hearn Aug 4, 2020
Richard Heap of Slackjaw Film discovered writer Christian J. Hearn on InkTip and hired him to do a final script pass for the upcoming thriller “The Last Rhino.” The story is set in Indonesia and revolves a man looking for his daughter, an environmentalist gone missing in the jungle. Rich’s credits include the feature film “The Runaways,” starring Molly Windsor and Mark Addy, among others. Christian is a UK-based writer whose credits include the feature films “Fractured,” “The Brighton Mob,” and the upcoming “The Kindred,” starring James Cosmo, Samantha Bond, and Blake Harrison. Christian has been an InkTip member since 2014.
Justin Ament Options “Sandy Creek” Jul 28, 2020
Justin Ament with Desert Moon Pictures found the western script “The Devil at Sandy Creek” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Lee Martin. Justin’s credits include the films “Shadowheart,” “Hands of Time,” and “The Path of Evil.” Lee’s credits include the action/western film “Shadow on the Mesa” which was also found through InkTip. Lee’s been an InkTip member for over 10 years.
IFC Midnight Set To Release “Centigrade” Jul 21, 2020
Brendan Walsh and Bradley Ross with Manhattan Productions found "Centigrade" on InkTip and optioned it from Daley Nixon. We are excited to announce that the film has since been completed and will open in select drive-in theatres and on VOD across all digital platforms on August 28th, courtesy of IFC Midnight! The film stars Genesis Rodriguez and Vincent Piazza as a married couple who struggles to stay alive when a blizzard leaves them trapped in their frozen vehicle. Brendan’s other credits include the films “#Horror” and “The Kindergarten Teacher,” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, among others. Bradley’s credits include the Emmy and Oscar-nominated documentary “Cartel Land.” Daley is a UK-based screenwriter who has optioned multiple scripts to production companies in the US and UK. Daley has been an InkTip member since 2016.
Ed Elbert Options “Elevator” Jul 14, 2020
Ed Elbert with Fearworks Inc. found the horror script “Elevator Into Another World” on InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer Travis Seppala. Ed’s credits include “Billionaire Ransom” and “Martian Child,” starring John Cusack and Amanda Peet, among others. Travis is an award-winning writer who has developed a reputation as someone who is very easy to work with. He has written several short films, such as “Bunker” and “Desert Racers.” Travis has been promoting his work through InkTip since 2013.
Mike Diaz Signs Dan Benamor Jul 14, 2020
Mike Diaz with The Coronel Group discovered writer Dan Benamor through InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Mike reps numerous talented writers, actors, and directors. Dan’s credits include the films “Sunrise in Heaven” and “Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story,” and the Netflix original series “Roman Empire.” Dan has been an InkTip member since 2015.
Andrew Traucki Options “What Has To Be Done” Jul 8, 2020
Andrew Traucki with Mysterious Light found the script “What Has To Be Done” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Shane O’Connor. Andrew’s credits include the films “The Reef” and the upcoming “Black Water: Abyss,” starring Jessica McNamee and Luke Mitchell, among others. Shane is a Vancouver-based writer and has been promoting his work on InkTip for 8 months.
Peter Greene Options “The Queen of Magic” Jul 8, 2020
Peter Greene with PEG Films found the biographical drama limited series script “The Queen of Magic” on InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer Natalie Paige Bentley. Peter’s credits include the films “Sweet Caroline” and “A Cinderella Story,” starring Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray, among others. Natalie is an independent filmmaker with writing, producing, and directing credits that include the feature film “City of Motherly Love,” as well as the award-winning short film “The Mermaid.” Natalie has been an InkTip member since 2013.
Maritza Brikisak Buys “Erica’s Crime” Jun 16, 2020
Maritza Brikisak with RMR Productions found the script “Erica’s Crime” through InkTip and bought it from writer Murray Suid. Maritza’s credits include numerous short films, as well as the award-winning feature “The Lurking Man.” Murray’s credits include the feature film “Summer of the Flying Saucer,” starring Robert Sheehan. Murray has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
“Everyday But Christmas” Aired on BounceTV! Jun 16, 2020
We are excited to announce that “Everyday But Christmas” has been produced and aired on Bounce TV! Originally, Eric Tomosunas with Swirl Films found the script on InkTip and optioned it from writer Brent Jordan. Eric’s credits include “The Undershepherd” and “35 and Ticking,” starring Tamala Jones, Nicole Ari Parker, and Kevin Hart, among others. Brent credits InkTip’s articles on writing effective loglines for the dramatic increase in requested scripts. Brent has been an InkTip member for over 10 years.
Kevin Carraway Options “Blue Hawaiian” Jun 9, 2020
Kevin Carraway with Clear Lake Entertainment found the crime/dark comedy script “Blue Hawaiian" on InkTip and optioned it from writer Brady Brown. Kevin optioned the script along with his producing partner Allen Yates. Kevin’s credits include the films “Chain of Command” and “Way of the Wicked,” starring Christian Slater and Vinnie Jones, among others. Brady’s work has placed in multiple contests and festivals. Brady has been promoting his work through InkTip for one year.
Dmitry Torgovitsky Hires John Fraser Jun 9, 2020
Indie filmmaker Dmitry Torgovistky discovered writer John Fraser on InkTip and hired him to co-write an as-yet-untitled feature project. Dmitry’s credits include numerous short films like “Assignment” and “Milieu.” Dmitry and John have previously collaborated on the short film “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” which was also discovered through InkTip. John has been an InkTip member since 2017.
Sherry Robb Options “Tangled Fear” Jun 2, 2020
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company found the horror script “Tangled Fear” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Pamela Beach. Sherry optioned the script along with Marc Martinez of Picture Ventures. Both a producer and manager, Sherry represents multiple InkTip clients and scripts, several of which are currently in development with The Robb Company’s production branch. Both a screenwriter and author, Pamela has been promoting her worth through InkTip since 2018.
Yvonne Chotzen Options “The Christmas Break” Jun 2, 2020
Yvonne Chotzen with Chotzen/Jenner Productions found the romantic comedy script “The Christmas Break” through InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer Sharon Leyne. Yvonne’s credits include “I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story,” starring Ginnifer Goodwin, and “The Rosa Parks Story,” starring Angela Bassett. She also will be producing the upcoming “A Place Called Home,” in cooperation with Robin Roberts and ABC Productions. Sharon’s work has placed in the Austin Film Festival and Final Draft screenwriting competitions. She’s been an InkTip member since January.
Sebastian MacLean Options “The Lost” May 19, 2020
Sebastian MacLean with Brawnson Entertainment found the script “The Lost” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Wayne Johnson. Sebastian has worked in various capacities on films like “Kodachrome” and “Dark Phoenix,” among others. In addition to screenwriting, Wayne is also an award-winning playwright. He has been promoting his work through InkTip since 2012.
Christian Stoehr Options “Court Ordered Christmas” May 19, 2020
Christian Stoehr with DBA Worldwide found the family Christmas script “Court Ordered Christmas” through InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer Sandy Silverthorne. Christian has worn many hats in the industry, including credits on films like “The Mark” and “Life of Pi.” Sandy is a talented writer that enjoys writing mostly Hallmark-style scripts. Sandy has been an InkTip member since 2012.
Kelley Reynolds Options “Snowville” May 13, 2020
Kelley Reynolds with Reynolds Entertainment, in association with Marina Cordoni, found the romantic comedy script “A Snowville Christmas” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Linda Johnston. Reynolds and Cordoni’s past projects include Hallmark’s “Christmas Getaway” and “Love on the Air.” In addition to screenwriting, Linda has recently published a children’s book. Linda has been an InkTip member for a year.
Karen Brakenridge Options “Santa’s Chairs” May 13, 2020
Karen Brakenridge with Superstylin Productions found “Santa’s Chairs” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Thomas Stohlgren. Karen has worn many hats in the industry, including credits on films like “The Matrix Reloaded,” “The Matrix Revolutions,” “Speed Racer,” and “Batman Begins.” In addition to screenwriting, Tom is a novelist, playwright, and scientist. Thomas has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Sherry Robb Options “C-Ward” May 5, 2020
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company, in association with Marc Martinez, found the horror/thriller script “C-Ward” on InkTip and optioned it from writers Mark Daniels and Sarah Cryprunski. Both a producer and manager, Sherry represents multiple InkTip clients and scripts, several of which are currently in development with The Robb Company’s production branch. Mark landed representation with The Robb Company several years ago via InkTip. He’s been an InkTip member for over 10 years.
Barbara Bitela Signs Lynn Beck May 5, 2020
Barbara Bitela with Silver Bitela Agency discovered writer Lynn Beck through InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent her. Ms. Bitela reps numerous talented writers, and often comes to InkTip to find more. In addition to writing, Lynn is also a professor for Pepperdine’s MFA Screenwriting Program. She has been promoting her work through InkTip for over 10 years.
Silvio Astarita Options “Finding Love” Apr 29, 2020
Silvio Astarita with Silhouette Media Group found writer Billie Harris on InkTip and optioned her script “Finding Love at Christmas.” Silvio’s credits include “Norm of the North” and “Deadly Voltage,” among others. Billie is a previously optioned screenwriter whose work has been recognized in multiple script competitions. She has been an InkTip member since 2011.
Laurence Braun Options “Storybook Love” Apr 29, 2020
Laurence Braun with Reel One Entertainment found writer Tom Durham on InkTip and optioned his script “Storybook Love.” Laurence’s credits include “The Baby Proposal” and “Starting Up Love,” starring Anna Hutchison, among others. Tom’s writer/director credits include two reality TV series and the feature “95ers: Echoes.” Tom has been promoting his work through InkTip for over ten years.
Phillip Guzman Options “Deathbed” Apr 21, 2020
Phillip Guzman with Invader Media found the contained horror/thriller script “Deathbed” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Gary Rowlands. Phillip’s credits include the horror feature “Dead Awake,” starring Jocelin Donahue and Jesse Bradford, among others. Gary’s credits include working as a staff writer on the satirical comedy sketch show “Spitting Image.” Gary has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Chris Moraitis Options “Conscience 2.0” Apr 21, 2020
Chris Moraitis with Roslin Pictures found the sci-fi/thriller script “Conscience 2.0” through InkTip and optioned it from James Feliciano. Chris’s credits include the award-winning short film “Pet,” as well as working in various capacities on films such as “The Irishman” and “Phantom Thread.” James is an experienced writer who currently has several options on his scripts. James has been promoting his work through InkTip since 2014.
Anoop Rangi Options “A Country Christmas” Apr 14, 2020
Anoop Rangi with Formula Features found writer Katie Main through InkTip and optioned her script “A Country Christmas.” Anoop's credits include the Lifetime movies "Who Stole My Daughter?” and "Twin Betrayal," which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Katie joined InkTip in 2019.
Sherry Robb Signs David A. Seader Apr 14, 2020
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company discovered writer David A. Seader on InkTip and entered into an agreement to represent him. Both a producer and manager, Sherry represents multiple InkTip clients and scripts, several of which are currently in development with The Robb Company’s production branch. David has written and directed several short films. David has been an InkTip member since 2011.
Urban Elephant Options "Other Mother" Apr 8, 2020
Urban Elephant Media Group found writer Kelly Peters on InkTip and optioned her script “My Daughter’s Other Mother.” Kelly’s credits include the 2019 romance film “The Baby Proposal,” starring Alexandra Chando, among others. This is her first success through InkTip.
William Garcia Options "Dreams of Havana" Apr 8, 2020
William Garcia with Playworld Pictures found the script "Dreams of Havana" on InkTip and optioned it from Jorge C. Perez. William's credits include the films "Deported" and "The Shift," starring Danny Glover, among others. Jorge's credits include "Bodies of Work – NYC" and "Talons," starring Michael Madsen. He also wrote the stage play "Crossing Currents" which was produced in NYC. This is Jorge's third success through InkTip.
Jay Kowsh Options “The Piper” Mar 31, 2020
Jay Kowsh with Roach Films found the script “The Piper” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Murray Suid. Jay’s credits include the short film “Northern Lights.” Murray’s credits include the feature film “Summer of the Flying Saucer,” starring Robert Sheehan. This is his fifth success through InkTip.
Nadeem Soumah Hires Naomi Selfman Mar 31, 2020
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features discovered writer Naomi Selfman on InkTip and hired her to write “Overboard.” Nadeem’s credits include Nadeem’s credits include thrillers like “Twin Betrayal” and “I Almost Married a Serial Killer,” starring Krista Allen, which were also written by Naomi. Naomi’s credits also include the recently released “Doctor Death,” among others. She has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Nicole Dionne Options “A Crystal Christmas” Mar 24, 2020
Nicole Dionne with Citizen Dame Productions, in association with Mark Myers, found the holiday romance script “A Crystal Christmas” on InkTip and optioned it from Joanna Evans. Nicole’s credits include the feature film “Gameface,” starring Nazanin Boniadi, as well as several short films. Joanna is a talented screenwriter that appreciates “how incredibly helpful and supportive the InkTip staff have been.” Joanna has been an InkTip member since 2018.
Sarah Yapelli Signs Robb Morris Mar 24, 2020
Sarah Yapelli with Black Apple Talent discovered Robb Edward Morris through InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Sarah represents multiple InkTip writers that she’s discovered through the site over the past few years. Robb is a screenwriter, producer, and actor with credits spanning over film, TV, and Broadway. He is currently co-producing an independent horror/thriller film. Robb has been an InkTip member for ten years.
Brendan Walsh Options “Centigrade” Mar 24, 2020
Brendan Walsh with Manhattan Productions found "Centigrade" on InkTip and optioned it from Daley Nixon. As recently mentioned by Deadline, we are excited to announce that IFC Midnight has acquired the rights to distribute the film! Brendan’s credits include the films “#Horror” and “The Kindergarten Teacher,” starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, among others. Daley is a UK-based screenwriter who has optioned three of his scripts to production companies in the US and UK. Daley has been an InkTip member since 2016.
Silvio Astarita Options “Twelve Dates” Mar 17, 2020
Silvio Astarita with Silhouette Media Group found the romantic comedy script “Twelve Dates of Christmas” on InkTip and optioned it from Billie Harris. Silvio’s credits include “Norm of the North” and “Deadly Voltage,” among others. Billie is a previously optioned screenwriter whose work has been recognized in multiple script competitions. She has been an InkTip member since 2011.
Karen Brakenridge Options “Taser Ranch” Mar 17, 2020
Karen Brakenridge with Superstylin Productions found the action-thriller script “Taser Ranch” through InkTip and optioned it from Thomas Stohlgren. Karen has worn many hats in the industry, including credits on films like “Speed Racer” and “Batman Begins.” In addition to screenwriting, Tom is a novelist, playwright, and scientist. Thomas has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Jon Ornoy Hires James Pickering Mar 17, 2020
Jon Ornoy with Animal Mother Films discovered writer James Pickering through InkTip and hired him to write the biopic script “The Man Who Drank Canada Dry.” Jon’s credits include the feature film “All Joking Aside,” which was also written by James. James is an award-winning writer with credits that include multiple short films that have been recognized by festivals like Cannes. He has been an InkTip member for ten years.
Michael Loos Options “The Rescuer” Mar 10, 2020
Michael Loos with Loos Change Films found the script “The Rescuer” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Max Goodson. Michael’s credits include the historical drama “All or Nothin’” and “Act of Contrition,” among others. Max has been promoting his work through InkTip for ten years.
Anoop Rangi Options “Christmas in Lakewood” Mar 10, 2020
Anoop Rangi with Formula Features found the holiday romance script “Christmas in Lakewood” through InkTip and optioned it from Elise Marenson. Anoop's credits include the Lifetime movies "Who Stole My Daughter?” and "Twin Betrayal," which was shot from a script found on InkTip. In addition to screenwriting, Elise is also a playwright who has had two of her plays produced in New York stage festivals last year. Elise has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Hari Mahesh Hires Joe Kilgore Mar 10, 2020
Hari Mahesh with Smera Productions discovered writer Joe Kilgore through InkTip and hired him to polish the drama feature “Mortal VC.” Hari’s credits include the films “What If” and “Love.” Joe is an award-winning screenwriter and author of five published novels, as well as over 25 published short stories. Joe has been an InkTip member since 2017.
Eric Williford Options “H.O.A.” Mar 3, 2020
Eric Williford with Xennial Productions discovered the crime/comedy script “H.O.A.” on InkTip and optioned it from Brady Brown. Eric’s the creative director over at Xennial with credits including “The Lost Films of Ko Chiaki,” “Carver,” and “The 8th Plague.” Brady’s work has placed in multiple contests and festivals. Brady has been promoting his work through InkTip for five months.
Kelli Kaye Options “Chestnut Cottage” Mar 3, 2020
Kelli Kaye with Urban Elephant Media Group found the holiday script “Christmas at Chestnut Cottage” through InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer Jerry Robbins. Kelli will be co-producing it with her partner Tom Shell. Jerry currently has another feature in development, “The Legend of Lake Hollow.” Jerry has been promoting his work on InkTip for over ten years.
Sherry Robb Signs Joe Borriello Mar 3, 2020
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company discovered Joe Borriello through InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Both a producer and manager, Sherry represents multiple InkTip clients and scripts, several of which are currently in development with The Robb Company’s production branch. Joe is an award-winning writer whose scripts have won the Nashville Film Festival and Reel Writers. His work has also placed in competitions like ScreenCraft, Austin Film Festival, PAGE, and the Nicholl Fellowship. Joe has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Kundan Sad Produces "It's Good" Mar 3, 2020
Kundan Sad of Incognito Motion Pictures discovered the short romance "It's Good to See You Again" on InkTip and bought it from writer John Porter. The short has been produced. Kundan is a producer/director with a background in cinematography. John has had numerous shorts optioned as well as securing four hire opportunities and optioning a feature script through InkTip.
Dan Reardon Options “Sold on You” Feb 25, 2020
Dan Reardon with Peak Distribution Partner discovered the romantic comedy script “Sold on You” through InkTip and entered into an agreement with writer Sophia Knightly. Dan’s credits include the recently released feature “The Night Clerk,” starring Tye Sheridan and Ana de Armas, as well as the upcoming romantic comedy “Love, Weddings & Other Disasters,” starring Diane Keaton, Jeremy Irons, and Maggie Grace, among others. In addition to screenwriting, Sophia is also a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. Sophia has been promoting her work through InkTip for ten years.
Anoop Rangi Options “Monica’s Santa” Feb 25, 2020
Anoop Rangi with Formula Features discovered writer Jeff Sulma through InkTip and optioned his script “Monica’s Santa.” Anoop's credits include the Lifetime movies "Who Stole My Daughter?” and "Twin Betrayal," which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Jeff has worked as a copywriter and art director for 30 years, writing and directing numerous corporate/industrial videos. He wants fellow writers to keep writing and know, “InkTip gives aspiring writers a chance to be in the game with quality potential buyers.” Jeff has been an InkTip member for over 10 years.
Greg Carter Hires Christy Lavalais Feb 25, 2020
Greg Carter with Nexus Films found Christy Lavalais on InkTip and hired her to write an episode of the TV series “5th Ward.” This is their second collaboration together through InkTip since Greg optioned Christy’s holiday comedy “One Crazy Christmas.” Some of Greg’s other credits include “Lucky Girl” and the upcoming “Until We Meet Again,” starring Jackson Rathbone and Janel Parrish. Christy is a rising filmmaker with multiple short films under her belt such as “Seven” and “Live to Tell.” Christy has been an InkTip member since 2011.
Jon Paul Burkhart Options “Meeting the Monster” Feb 19, 2020
Jon Paul Burkhart with Nine Ten Films discovered writer Daryl Busby through InkTip and entered into an agreement with him on his coming-of-age script “Meeting the Monster.” Jon Paul’s credits include the feature film “Sick for Toys” and the upcoming “Road Head.” Daryl is an Emmy and WGA award-winning screenwriter. Daryl has been promoting his work through InkTip for over ten years.
Nicole Dionne Options “Royal Christmas” Feb 19, 2020
Nicole Dionne with Citizen Dame Productions, in association with Mark Myers, found the holiday romance script “Royal Christmas in Paris” on InkTip and optioned it from Kathleen Cromie. Nicole’s credits include the feature film “Gameface,” starring Nazanin Boniadi, as well as several short films. In addition to screenwriting, Kathleen is also a professional playwright and graphic novelist. Kathleen has been an InkTip member since 2018.
Cody Frank Hires Brandon Rhiness Feb 19, 2020
Cody Frank with Pollen Path Entertainment discovered Brandon Rhiness through InkTip and hired him to write “Extremeophile.” Cody’s credits include the short films “Bunker” and “For the Love of Noodles,” among others. Brandon is an award-winning writer/director whose credits include the films “Hot Box” and the award-winning “John, 316.” Brandon has been an InkTip member since 2015.
Dawn Wolfrom Options “Christmas vs Grinchel” Feb 11, 2020
Dawn Wolfrom with Wolfrom Productions found the script “Christmas vs Grinchel: Battle of the Lights” through InkTip and optioned it from Paul Longo. Dawn’s credits include the family-friendly romantic comedy “The Perfect Man,” starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, and Ben Feldman, as well as the Disney Channel Original movie “Bad Hair Day,” among others. Paul’s credits include the Hallmark film “Meddling Mom.” Paul has been an InkTip member for over 10 years.
Scott Disharoon Options “The Girl Next Door” Feb 4, 2020
Scott Disharoon discovered Charles Duncombe through InkTip and optioned his psychological horror script “The Girl Next Door.” Scott will be producing alongside Ron Eli Cohen and Lauren Lovett at Grade A Pictures, whose credits include the crime/thriller “Tainted.” Scott’s credits include the film “Juveniles,” starring Jessica Rothe, Stephen Moyer, and Martin Henderson. Charles is currently a senior staff writer at Genius Produced with decades of experience in documentary, scripted and unscripted genres. Charles has been promoting his work through InkTip since 2017.
Anoop Rangi Options “The Christmas Miracles” Feb 4, 2020
Anoop Rangi with Formula Features found the script “The Christmas Miracles” through InkTip and optioned it from Lisa Reisner. Anoop's credits include the Lifetime movies "Who Stole My Daughter?” and "Twin Betrayal," which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Lisa’s credits include the Hallmark movie “Sound of Christmas,” starring Lindy Booth. Lisa has been an InkTip member since 2012.
Patrick Thomas, Jr. Options “50K” Feb 4, 2020
Patrick Thomas, Jr. with Expression Entertainment discovered the script “50K” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Andrew Costello. We are excited to announce that “50K” has since been produced and was just picked up by NBC/Universal’s upcoming streaming platform Peacock. The film is about a man who is held hostage and forced to engage in psychological warfare with his captors, and stars Lydia Hurst. Patrick’s other credits include “The Sighting” and “Dysfunctional Friends.” Originally from New Zealand, Andrew is also a published author and popular fan fiction writer. Andrew has been an InkTip member for over 10 years.
Joth Riggs Options “Worthy” Jan 28, 2020
Joth Riggs with Whitestone Entertainment discovered the true-story drama script “Worthy” on InkTip and optioned it from writers Mary Griffitts and Ryan Griffitts. Joth will be directing and producing alongside Grant Bradley, Paul Griffin, and Robert Eagar. Joth has worked on over 80 films including “Starship Troopers” and “End of Days.” Mary’s work has placed in several screenplay contests like BlueCat, Austin Film Festival, and the Nicholl Fellowship. Mary has been promoting her work on InkTip since 2016.
Eric Williford Options “Chop and Grind” Jan 28, 2020
Eric Williford with Xennial Productions found the comedy/horror script “Chop and Grind” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Joe Borriello. Eric’s the creative director over at Xennial with credits including “The Lost Films of Ko Chiaki,” “Carver,” and “The 8th Plague.” Joe is an award-winning writer whose scripts have won the Nashville Film Festival and Reel Writers. His work has also placed in competitions like ScreenCraft, Austin Film Festival, PAGE and the Nicholl Fellowship. Joe has been an InkTip member for over ten years.
Ayoub Qanir Hires Travis Seppala Jan 28, 2020
Ayoub Qanir with Transient Films discovered Travis Seppala on InkTip and hired him to write the web-series, “Into the Void.” Ayoub’s credits include the feature film “Darkness of Otherwhere” and the award-winning short film for which the web-series is based on, “Artificio Conceal.” Travis is an award-winning writer who has developed a reputation as someone who is very easy to work with. He’s been an InkTip member since 2012.
Shaun Goodman Options “The Gray House” Jan 21, 2020
Shaun Goodman with Brookwater Films found the feature script “The Gray House” on InkTip and optioned it from Brandon Rhiness. Shaun's credits include the short film "The God Who Sees." Brandon is a writer and director whose credits include numerous short films and the feature comedy “Hot Box.” Brandon has been an InkTip member since 2015.
Steve Roeder Options “Frogman” Jan 21, 2020
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment found “Frogman” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writers David Brichetto, Anthony J. Sperduti, and Luigi Sperduti. Steve’s credits include “The Hunchback” and “Bob the Butler,” starring Brooke Shields, among others. David is the writer of the award-winning short film “A Voice from Mauthausen,” of which his feature is based on. David has been promoting his work through InkTip since 2015.
Jocelyn Mahittipongse Hires John Sutherland Jan 21, 2020
Jocelyn Mahittipongse with Fanatik Films discovered John Sutherland through InkTip and hired him to adapt another script she found through InkTip, “A Lethal Woman,” into a video game script. Jocelyn currently has three projects in development. John has been writing for video games for over 20 years, including working on games like “Mass Effect” and “Alan Wake.” John has been promoting his work through InkTip for over ten years.
Dawn Wolfrom Options “Ape Men” Jan 14, 2020
Dawn Wolfrom with Wolfrom Productions discovered W. Stewart through InkTip and optioned her feature script “Return of the Ape Men.” Both have since developed two more feature-length scripts and half a dozen concepts. Dawn’s credits include the family-friendly romantic comedy “The Perfect Man,” starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, and Ben Feldman, as well as the Disney Channel Original movie “Bad Hair Day,” among others. Dawn also has two holiday romance films premiering in 2020. Stewart is a former political writer based out of Pennsylvania. She has been promoting her work through InkTip since September.
Anoop Rangi Options “Dakota Christmas” Jan 14, 2020
Anoop Rangi with Formula Features found the holiday romantic comedy script “Dakota Christmas” through InkTip and optioned it from Kathryn Kyker. Anoop's credits include the Lifetime movies "Who Stole My Daughter?” and "Twin Betrayal," which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Kathryn’s credits include the short film “Five Smooth Stones,” among others. She has been promoting her work through InkTip for ten years.
Scott Young Hires Jeff Sulma Jan 14, 2020
Scott Young with Diaz Media Group contracted screenwriter Jeff Sulma through InkTip to write an as-yet-untitled holiday movie. Scott’s credits include several award-winning short films, as well as the upcoming festival award-winning feature film, “The Mountain Minor.” Jeff is a national award-winning video producer and copywriter. Jeff has been promoting his work through InkTip for over 10 years.
Nicole Dionne Options “Candlelight Service” Jan 7, 2020
Nicole Dionne with Citizen Skull Productions, in association with Mark Myers, discovered the script “Candlelight Service” on InkTip and optioned it from Kenneth Lemm. Citizen Skull Productions’ credits include the feature films “12 Feet Deep” and “Heartthrob,” starring Keir Gilchrist, among others. Kenneth is a multi-award winning screenwriter whose credits also include “Another Tango” and “Saved by Grace,” starring Joey Lawrence, among others. Kenneth has been promoting his work on InkTip for over ten years.
Leone Marucci Options “The Color of Longing” Jan 7, 2020
Leone Marucci with Steelyard Pictures discovered writer Susan Morero on InkTip and optioned her script “The Color of Longing.” Leone’s credits include the crime/drama “The Power of Few,” starring Christopher Walken and Christian Slater, among others. Susan’s scripts have placed in numerous screenwriting contests. She has been an InkTip member for 10 years.
Michael Mahal Hires Adrian Milnes Jan 7, 2020
Michael Mahal with Mahal Empire Productions, in association with Sonny Mahal, discovered Adrian Milnes on InkTip and hired him to write the feature script “Bloodthirst.” This is their second collaboration together since Michael optioned Adrian’s script “Bridge of the Doomed.” Michael’s credits include “Art of the Dead,” “Attack of the Unknown,” and “Party Bus to Hell,” starring Tara Reid, among others. Adrian recommends that fellow writers practice honing their craft by writing short scripts in their spare time, and in fact he’s had a couple short scripts picked up recently through InkTip as well. Adrian has been an InkTip member since 2016.