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Yvonne Chotzen Options “The Chocolate Shop” Oct 19, 2021
Yvonne Chotzen with Chotzen/Jenner Productions found the script “The Chocolate Shop” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Mike Pace. Yvonne is an entertainment lawyer and producer whose credits include “I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louise Story” starring Ginnifer Goodwin and Sherri Saum, and “The Rosa Parks Story” starring Angela Bassett and Cicely Tyson, among others. Mike is a lawyer and novelist whose scripts are often adaptations of his own best-selling books. This is Mike’s second success through InkTip!
Emily Coupe Discovers “Forever and Never” Oct 19, 2021
Emily Coupe with Couped Up Entertainment found the script “Forever and Never” on InkTip and has entered into a shopping agreement with InkTip writer Scott Sawitz. Emily is an actress, producer, and singer whose credits include the upcoming feature “The Crossroads,” among others. Scott is the writer, director, and producer of a number of short films and has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2018. This is Scott’s first success through InkTip!
Sherry Robb Discovers Marthese Fenech Oct 12, 2021
Sherry Robb of The Robb Company discovered Marthese Fenech on InkTip and signed to represent her after reading her historical TV series “Empires of Smoke.” Sherry represents multiple InkTip clients and scripts, several of which are currently in development. Along with screenwriting, Marthese is an award-winning historical novelist, and “Empires of Smoke” is based on her best-selling book trilogy. This is Marthese’s first success through InkTip!
Angus Benfield Options “Stan, the Man” Oct 12, 2021
Angus Benfield of Bridge and Acorn Entertainment found the script “Stan, the Man” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Rick Blackwell. Angus’s credits include the multi-award-winning films “Motorvation” and “Heaven,” among others. Rick is a long-time InkTip member and award-winning writer whose previous InkTip success script “Special Agent Kids” was produced in 2013. This is Rick’s third success through InkTip!
Rebecca-Clare Evans and Natalie Kennedy Option “Blind-Sighted” Oct 7, 2021
Rebecca-Clare Evans and Natalie Kennedy with KenMor Films found the script "Blind-Sighted" on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer David J. Keogh. Rebecca-Clare and Natalie's credits include the upcoming InkTip-facilitated and award-winning film "Blank," which has been nominated for nine awards and won "Best Feature Film" at GenreBlast and "Best Ladies Kick Butt" feature film at LadyFilmmakers Festival. Along with being a multi-award-winning writer, David is a successful actor and producer whose credits include the film "Clouds," among others. This is David's first success through InkTip!
David Jaure Rosenbaum Options “Marilyn Monroe: The Lost Diary” Oct 7, 2021
David Jaure Rosenbaum with 3:13 Films found “Marilyn Monroe: The Lost Diary” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Gabriel Maciocia. David’s credits include “3:13 Three Thirteen” and “In the Name of God,” among others. Also known as “The Fabulous Gabriel,” Gabriel is an award-winning musician and music producer known for his spoof song “Somewhere Elvis is Smiling.” This is Gabriel’s first success through InkTip!
Greg Koorhan Options "Spells" Sep 21, 2021
Greg Koorhan with Crossbow Studio found “Spells” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Timothy Williams. Greg’s credits include “Project Pay Day,” with Cameron Ocasio (Nickelodeon's “Sam & Cat”) and David Corenswet (Netflix's “Hollywood”), "Following Chase," and “Level Up,” among others. Timothy has been with InkTip for over a decade, and during that time his screenplay “Tell” was produced starring Milo Ventimiglia, Jason Lee, and Katie Sackhoff. His most recent screenplay, “Seeing Red,” is currently a semifinalist in the Scriptation Screenwriting competition. This is Timothy’s eighth success through InkTip!
Citizen Dame Options "Much Ado About the Holidays" Sep 14, 2021
Nikki Dionne of Citizen Dame Productions, the new female-centric division of Citizen Skull, found the script “Much Ado About the Holidays” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Kathleen Cromie. Citizen Skull’s credits include “12 Feet Deep” and “Vicious Fun,” among others. Kathleen’s scripts have made the semifinals of the Humanitas New Voices competition, placed second in the Cinestory Fellowship, and twice made the top 10 in the PAGE Awards. This is Kathleen’s third success through InkTip!
Nick Arthurs Options "Raven Point" Sep 14, 2021
BAFTA winning editor and 2nd unit director Nick Arthurs has reached a purchase agreement with Jason K. Allen for his short drama script, "Raven Point," which he found on InkTip. Nick has chosen the short for his directorial debut. Nick's editing credits include "The Witcher," "His Dark Materials," "A Discovery of Witches," and "The Alienist." While still working as a 2nd unit director, Nick is also developing and/or writing two other short films and two feature films under the banner of new production company, Wildwood Films Ltd. Jason K. Allen has had numerous options through InkTip, including his feature "Lucky Fritz" (starring Corey Feldman and Julia Dietze) which was produced and the award-winning comedy "American Sock," which won Best Short Film at eight different film festivals.
Sanjay Patel Discovers Elizabeth Savage Sullivan Sep 8, 2021
Sanjay Patel of Dim Light Pictures discovered writer Elizabeth Savage Sullivan on InkTip and hired her to do a re-write of his script after finding her script “Catching Out” on InkTip.
Al Choi Discovers Michael Lanahan Aug 24, 2021
Al Choi with Cavaleri & Associates reconnected with writer Michael Lanahan through InkTip and signed on to represent him after reading his work. Michael’s previous InkTip option “Hickok” was released in 2017 and starred Luke Hemsworth, Bruce Dern, and Kris Kristofferson. This is Michael’s fourth success through InkTip!
“Muti” Is Going to Camera Aug 24, 2021
Joe Lemmon of Black Diamond Films found the script “Muti” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Bob Bowersox, and we are pleased to announce that it is going to camera! George Gallo (“Bad Boys”) is signed on to direct, and Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”) and Cole Hauser (“Yellowstone”) are attached as co-leads. Joe’s previous credits include “Vanquish” with Morgan Freeman and Ruby Rose and “Speed Kills” with John Travolta and Katheryn Winnick. Bob Bowersox is a long-time InkTip member and accomplished actor, having appeared in the Coen Brother’s “Burn After Reading”.
Inside the Box Productions Discovers Russell Brand Aug 17, 2021
Anthony Adornetto and Bryan Bockbrader of Inside the Box Productions discovered writer Russell Brand on InkTip and hired him to write a spec comedy pilot for their 2021/2022 slate after reading his comedy feature “The Big Mahoff”.
Citizen Dame Productions Options “Love at the Chestnut Hill Inn” Aug 10, 2021
ikki Dionne of Citizen Dame Productions, the new female-centric division of Citizen Skull, found the script “Love at the Chestnut Hill Inn” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Lisa Chapman.
Travis Mann Options “Hollywood Knights” Aug 3, 2021
Travis Mann with Cobalt Pictures found the script “Hollywood Knights” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer David Smith and his writing partner Kent Conrad.
Natalie Kennedy and Rebecca Evans Option "A Tent On Jupiter" Jul 27, 2021
Natalie Kennedy and Rebecca Evans with Caged Films and Templeheart Films found the script “A Tent On Jupiter” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Derek Nicoletto.
Barbara Bitela Signs David LeBlanc Jul 6, 2021
Barbara Bitela of Silver Bitela Agency was pitched by InkTip writer David LeBlanc and entered into an agreement to represent him after reading his script ”Run for the Roses.”
Citizen Dame Productions Options "Easter in Oklahoma" Jun 29, 2021
Nikki Dionne of Citizen Dame Productions, the new female-centric division of Citizen Skull, found the script “Easter in Oklahoma” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Sara Vizcarrondo.
Citizen Dame Productions Options “Love, Apples” Jun 9, 2021
Nikki Dionne of Citizen Dame Productions, the new female-centric division of Citizen Skull, found the script “Love, Apples” on InkTip and optioned it from InkTip writer Maria D’Haene and her writing partner/sister Elise D’Haene. Citizen Skull’s credits include “12 Feet Deep” and “Vicious Fun,” among others. Nikki was looking for feel-good, female-driven scripts with aspirational voices and found exactly what she was looking for with “Love, Apples.” This is Maria’s second success through InkTip!
Timothy Troy Options “Crimson” Jun 1, 2021
Timothy Troy of Crazy Little Monster Productions found the script “Crimson” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Mark Tuit. Tim’s credits include “Empty” and “Abi,” among others. Tim was looking for a smart, contained horror script and loved the quick pacing and unexpected twists in “Crimson.” This is Mark’s second success through InkTip!
Maurice Davis Options “#Love” May 25, 2021
Independent producer Maurice Davis found the script “#Love” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Sandy Silverthorne. Maurice was looking for a fun romantic comedy with well-developed characters and found exactly what he was looking for with “#Love.” This is Sandy’s fifth success through InkTip!
Ayoub Qanir Options “The Gap” May 11, 2021
Ayoub Qanir of Transient Films found “The Gap” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Sarah Hohman. Ayoub’s credits include “Sea of Light” and “Darkness of Otherwhere.” Ayoub was looking for a character-driven, female-led script and loved how Sarah expertly balanced both dramatic and comedic elements in "The Gap." This is Sarah's third success through InkTip!
MiLa Media Discovers Craig Weeden May 4, 2021
2021 Oscar Nominee Phil Newsom of MiLa Media discovered writer Craig Weeden on InkTip and hired him and his writing partner Jimmy Palmiotti to adapt Jimmy’s graphic novel “Queen Crab,” published by Image Comics, into a live-action TV series. Phil’s credits include “Every Time I Die” and the upcoming “Waiting for Godot,” starring Ethan Hawke, among others. This is Craig’s third success through InkTip!
Jeff McDonald Options "Zorro and the Black Rose" Apr 27, 2021
Director Jeff McDonald, working with producer Michelle Alexandria of Glass House Distribution, found the script “Zorro and the Black Rose” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Michael Stagliano. Jeff’s credits include “Night Mistress” and Michelle’s credits include “Trauma Therapy,” among others. This is Michael’s first success through InkTip!
Michael Loos Options "Silver" Apr 19, 2021
Michael Loos of Loos Change Films found the script “Silver” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Timothy Morgan. Michael’s credits include “Act of Contrition,” among others. This is Timothy’s first success through InkTip!
Eric Williford Options "Bigfoot the Impaler" Apr 6, 2021
Eric Williford of Xennial Productions found the script “Bigfoot the Impaler” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Lucy Fazely. Eric’s credits include “The 8th Plague” and “DisGraced,” among others. This is Lucy’s sixth success through InkTip!
Maurice Davis Options "The Ellsworth Tree" Mar 30, 2021
Independent producer Maurice Davis found the script “The Ellsworth Tree” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Kathleen Knox. This is Kathleen’s first success through InkTip!
Doug Hufnagle Options "Chords of Grace" Mar 16, 2021
Doug Hufnagle of Branding Iron Films found the country/folk music script “Chords of Grace” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Barbara West. Doug’s credits include the drama feature “The Path of the Wind,” among others. This is Barbara’s second success through InkTip!
"Law of Attraction" Has Been Released Mar 16, 2021
Elizabeth Snoderly from G It's Entertainment discovered "Law of Attraction" in February of 2018 on InkTip and optioned it from writer Lisa Chapman. We are excited to announce that the film has now been released! Congrats to everyone involved! This is Lisa's ninth success through InkTip since joining in 2014.
Paul Vernon Discovers John Porter Mar 16, 2021
British filmmaker Paul Vernon discovered screenwriter John Porter on InkTip, and we are happy to announce that the short film Porter penned for Paul titled "Stream of Dreams" is now produced! "Stream of Dreams" placed in numerous festivals, including picking up a 4 Star Award at the IAC's British International Amateur Film Festival, two awards at the Wild Bunch Film Festival for Best Modern Day Western and Best Director of Modern Day Western. Filmed in southern Utah, the short is available on Facebook.
Sebastian MacLean Options "Expedition" Mar 9, 2021
Sebastian MacLean of Brawnson Entertainment found the action/adventure script “Expedition” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Brendan Cody. Sebastian’s credits include the action mini-series “Red Rock,” among others. He is also currently developing “A Haunted Space.” This is Brendan’s first success through InkTip since becoming a member in late 2019!
"Catching the Light" Has Entered Post-Production Mar 9, 2021
Koura Linda from Space Dream Productions discovered "Catching the Light" in September of 2020 on InkTip and optioned it from the writing team of Alan and Linda Barkley. We are excited to announce that the film has now entered post-production! Congrats to everyone involved! This is Alan's second success, and Linda's first, through InkTip since joining in 2015.
Short Film Oasis Produced and Available Mar 9, 2021
British filmmaker Paul Vernon discovered screenwriter John Porter on InkTip, and we are happy to announce that the short film they collaborated on titled "Oasis" is now produced! Shown at numerous festivals, "Oasis" picked up a 3 Star Award at the IAC's British International Amateur Film Festival. Filmed in southern Utah, "Oasis" is available to watch on Vimeo.
Kevin Kellum Options "The Color of the Evening Sky" Mar 2, 2021
Kevin Kellum of Ascendent Studios found the script “The Color of The Evening Sky” on InkTip and optioned it from Linda Kampley. Kevin’s credits include “Bullied,” among others. This is Linda’s second success through InkTip!
Ranjit Singh Options "Occam's Razor" Mar 2, 2021
Director Ranjit Singh with Blue Sky Film Productions discovered John Fraser's short "Occam's Razor" on InkTip and optioned it. We are pleased to announce that the short film is produced! Shot during the pandemic and completed in December 2020, the psychological thriller has already won five film festivals including best thriller at the Paris Film Festival!
John Danbury Options "Black Thunder" Feb 23, 2021
John Danbury of Visualize Films found the script “Black Thunder” on InkTip and optioned it from Joe Wenborne. John’s credits include the short film “Touching the Blue,” among others. This is Joe’s first success through InkTip!
"Blank" Enters Post-Production Feb 23, 2021
Rebecca Evans & Natalie Kennedy from Caged Films discovered "Blank" last year on InkTip and optioned it from up-and-coming writer Stephen Herman. We are excited to announce that the film, starring Wayne Brady, has now entered post-production! They are currently taking the feature to sales agents. Congrats to everyone involved! This is Stephen's first success through InkTip. This success has launched his career as he was recently hired to write for Blumhouse Productions.
Ascendent Studios Options "Sleepwalker Time" Feb 10, 2021
Kevin Kellum of Ascendent Studios found “Sleepwalker Time” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Linda Kampley. Kevin, whose credits include “Bullied,” among others, was looking for a script with powerful dialogue and relatable characters and found exactly what he was looking for in “Sleepwalker Time.” This is Linda's first success through InkTip!
"Sophie's Rules" Enters Post-Production Feb 10, 2021
Maritza Brikisak from RMR Productions discovered "Sophie's Rules" last year on InkTip and optioned it from writer Charles Bourland. We are excited to announce that the film has now entered post-production! Congrats to everyone involved! This is Charles' third success through InkTip.
Dan Gross Options "The Desperate Riders" Feb 3, 2021
Dan Gross of Topanga Venom Media found the western drama script "The Desperate Riders" on InkTip and optioned it from Lee Martin. Dan's credits include "Prairie Fever," among others. Lee has had over a dozen successes through InkTip!
Katie Strain Discovers Shaun Crawford Feb 3, 2021
Independent producer Katie Strain discovered Shaun Crawford's script "Daughters of Vestige" on InkTip and hired him to write an upcoming feature script "Bloody Bunny." This is Shaun's first success through InkTip!
Sacha Parisot Options "Dark Crawl" Jan 27, 2021
Sacha Parisot of Parisot Productions found the drama script “Dark Crawl” on InkTip and optioned it from Erick G. Benson. Sacha’s credits include "Decomposing Tony Maslow" and “Skin Deep,” among others. This is Erick’s first success through InkTip!
"10 Steps to Love" Enters Post Production Jan 27, 2021
Elizabeth Snoderly discovered Emily Cade on InkTip, hired her to write the romance "10 Steps to Love," and we are excited to anounce that film has now entered post-production! Congrats to everyone involved! This is Emily's first success through InkTip.
Kevin Kellum Options "Burial Mounds" Jan 19, 2021
Kevin Kellum of Ascendent Studios found the script “Burial Mounds” on InkTip and optioned it from Joel Gordon. Kevin’s credits include “Bullied,” among others. This is Joel’s first success through InkTip!
Matthew Godbey Options "The Passenger" Jan 19, 2021
Matthew Godbey with CineFocus Productions found the script for the TV mini-series “The Passenger” on InkTip and optioned it from writer David Jones, and we are pleased to announce that it has recently gone to streaming! Congrats to all involved! Matthew’s credits include “Casting the Net” and “Pan de Salawal,” among others. This is David’s third success through InkTip.
Joel Reisig Options "A Civil Christmas" Jan 14, 2021
Joel Reisig of Be Your Own Hollywood found the script “A Civil Christmas” on InkTip and brought Julie Redfield Young on board to help write it. Joel’s credits include “Horse Camp: A Love Tail” and “Rodeo Girl.” This is Julie’s second success through InkTip!
Aziz Tazi Options "Deserted" Jan 14, 2021
Aziz Tazi of SNR Films found the script "Deserted" on InkTip and optioned it from writer Scott Seagren. Aziz, whose credits include "Night Walk" and "American Warfighter" among others, was initially looking for a script to be shot in Morrocco, but loved how Scott expertly adapted his Arizona-based story to reflect the North African landscape that Aziz was looking for. This is Scott's first success through InkTip.
Paula Landry Options "How to Get Fired" Jan 5, 2021
Paula Landry of IdeaBlizzard Productions found the script “How to Get Fired” through InkTip and optioned it from writer Jeffrey Cohen. Paula's credits include “A Cat's Tale,” among others. This is Jeffrey's third success through InkTip.
"Broken Brothers" Goes Into Production Jan 5, 2021
Richard Friedman discovered Nathan Illsley on InkTip and has hired him to write the drama doc "Broken Brothers: The Story That Stopped the Music," and we are excited to announce that the film has now entered production. This is Nathan's fourth success through InkTip.