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Oct 7, 2005
Executive producer Mario Domina of ThunderBall Films, LLC (formerly MFD Entertainment, LLC) discovered Lori Queirolo and her script, 'Odyssey,' on InkTip recently. Mr. Domina, through an exclusive option agreement, will package and set up the project with his manager, Anita Haeggstrom of Contemporary Talent Partners, as a scripted television series. 'Odyssey' recently won the Acclaim contest, and this is the first option for Queirolo.
Oct 7, 2005
Producer Alex Daniels is currently in production for 'Going Down,' an original short film by scribe Marie Rose that he found on InkTip.
Sep 30, 2005
Kurt Burk of KBA Films has hired scribe Jerry Jennings, who he found through InkTip, to co-write an adaptation of the 1985 critically acclaimed novel 'Murder in the Family' by Marc Brandell. The story is a dark comedy about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for an incestuous death obsessed blue-blooded American crime family protecting their Connecticut farm from the clutches of the CIA. This is the first hire for Jennings who recently won first place in the drama category of the Gotham City Screenwriting Competition for his script 'Stellunia' based on his non-fiction Holocaust memoir, 'Stella's Secret' published by Xlibris in January 2005.
Sep 30, 2005
Scribe Marie Rose has optioned her short script 'Stuffed' to Michael Perez of Fire Frame Productions. Rose has had much success with her scripts having recently won the Disney Fellowship with a script she wrote for them in the program. Fire Frame Productions is based in Honolulu, HI. Perez has been involved in dramatic production for the last eight years and has a background in videography.
Sep 23, 2005
Executive producer Mario Domina has secured an exclusive option for ThunderBall Films, LLC (formerly MFD Entertainment, LLC) through executing a co-production agreement to develop 'Dragonman' written by Ted Lazaris, which Mr. Domina recently found listed on InkTip. 'Dragonman' is a series of published novels and screenplays that will be developed as a franchise by Mr. Domina, his manager and creator-writer-author, Ted Lazaris of DragonMan Productions. Mr. Domina (see IMDB for credits), currently in pre-production with co-production partner, Peter Engert and Stone Bridge Films for 'Valley of Tears,' (with production beginning on September 26th in Miami, Florida) will begin packaging the project with A-list talent through his manager, Anita Haeggstrom of Contemporary Talent Partners. Mr. Lazaris has received a Letter of Commendation for 'Dragonman' from the White House, First Lady, Laura Bush, along with rave reviews from New York Times Best-Selling Author, Ellen Tanner Marsh. You can find out more about 'Dragonman' at http://www.dragonman.tv/
Sep 23, 2005
Heinrich Dahms of Buzzmedia Network has optioned 'Thugs,' a classical gangland screenplay by award-winning Hollywood-based British screenwriter Max Myers. Dahms discovered Myers script on InkTip. Myers is also a professor of Screenwriting at Columbia College, Los Angeles. The film is to be directed by Netherlands-based director Dahms who previously wrote and directed, among other things, the 1993 Miramax thriller, 'My Daughter's Keeper.' Start of production of the film, which is entirely set in New York City, is scheduled for early 2007.
Sep 16, 2005
Scribe Tim Hannigan's script 'Near Death' was optioned to Producer/Director Bob Gosse through Hannigan's manager Marc Manus of Manus Entertainment. Manus discovered Hannigan on InkTip. Gosse was a founding member of The Shooting Gallery and produced 'Laws of Gravity,' 'New Jersey Drive' and directed 'Niagara, Niagara', starring Robin Tunney.
Sep 16, 2005
Debbie Zipp of In The Trenches Productions optioned Linda Rentschler's script 'Deathbed' from our network. In The Trenches Productions is a unique production company focusing on women and women over 40 and has a combined 200 years of creative experience and connections in the television and film industry. This is not the first option for Rentschler, who has had 'Jitters,' a film based on her novel, produced as a Lifetime movie.
Sep 16, 2005
Doc Crotzer of Agenda Films discovered 'The Agonist,' a short by Craig Good, through our network. It will begin production in October. Crotzer is also at the helm of another project for Agenda Films, 'Looking Back at the Future,' a retrospective feature length documentary about the making of the 'Back to the Future' films. This is the first option for Good.
Sep 9, 2005
Mark Kratter of Emergence Entertainment, Ltd. has optioned George Mahaffey's script 'The Hunt.' Kratter discovered one of Mahaffey's other scripts on InkTip and, based on the quality of that script, later requested 'The Hunt.' Kratter is currently co-producing 'El Camino Del Diablo,' a film based on Luis Alberto Urrea's 'The Devil's Highway: A True Story,' which will be shooting in Mexico this fall. Mahaffey has two scripts currently in the Nicholl Quarterfinals.
Sep 9, 2005
Lee Scharfstein owner/director of w/r/t Films has optioned the short 'Lanard the Immortal' by Jez McMillan. Scharfstein's first short film, 'Coming Home,' currently is making the festival circuit.
Sep 9, 2005
Update: Deus Productions is proud to announce that 'Afterlife,' a short discovered on InkTip, has now been produced and is making the festival circuit. 'Afterlife' was directed by Bramley Johnson and written by Susan Touchbourne. The film will be showing in LA during the New York Film and Video Festival on Sunday September 25th at Fairfax LAEMMLE at 12:10pm on movie screen 1. It is also showing in New York for the festival November 10th -17th. Advance tickets are available on the website nyfilmvideo.com. Deus Productions is about to complete their latest 35mm short 'Donnie's Curse' and have begun preproduction on a feature titled 'Tanuga Falls.'
Sep 2, 2005
Jim Bryant of Tiki Room 32 Productions, LLC has recently optioned his zombie noir script 'Grave Digger' to Greg Huson of Secret Headquarters, Inc. This is the first option for Bryant while Huson has produced and directed feature movies including the cult slasher flick 'Shredder' and the award winning (Calpúrnia Audience Award) independent feature 'Decaf'.
Sep 2, 2005
Hoot Maynard of Gravity Rebel Production has hired scribe Barbara Kymlicka to write a feature script after viewing her work, 'The Tutor,' on InkTip. Kymlicka is an accomplished, produced writer. Maynard wrote, directed, and co-produced Gravity Rebel Production's film 'Green Diggity Dog,' which won the audience choice award at the Slamdunk film festival. He also works as a producer on the TV shows 'Nip/Tuck' and 'Extreme Makeover Home Edition.'
Sep 2, 2005
Janet E. Loftis of Bonsai Entertainment discovered scribe Jason Zimmatore on InkTip and has signed a contract with him for his script 'Deadline.' 'Deadline,' the first script Zimmatore submitted to InkTip, was discovered within a few days of his placement.
Aug 26, 2005
Francis Delaney of Spirit Films has optioned scribe David Jenkins's script '132 Days'. Delaney was immediately taken by this project due to its unusual and quirky nature. Spirit Films is developing this script with a view to production early 2006.
Aug 26, 2005
Janet E. Loftis of Bonsai Entertainment discovered authors Mary Corbett and Sheila Kihne through our network and has signed a contract with Corbett and Kihne to represent the performing rights for their book 'The List: 7 Ways to Tell if He's Going to Marry You in 30 Days or Less.' The book will be published by Adams Media and will be available in bookstores December 2005.
Aug 19, 2005
Producer/director Jay Tobias discovered Brian Prinsell's script 'Uncle Frank' through InkTip's network. Tobias has optioned Prinsell's script and has already received some good responses while he was at Cannes. Tobias has extensive directing credits including 'Dawson's Creek,' 'Homicide: Life on the Street,' and 'Chicago Hope.' This is the first option for Prinsell.
Aug 19, 2005
David DeCoteau of Rapid Heart Pictures discovered writer Ronald Aberdeen's work on InkTip and has commissioned Aberdeen to write a supernatural thriller that will be shot in England. For twenty-five years, DeCoteau has made over 70 motion pictures currently in distribution by major industry institutions such as Paramount Home Video, 20th Century Fox, Showtime, Blockbuster, and HBO. Rapid Heart Pictures Ltd. is a full-service, high-concept motion picture company. This is the first commission for Aberdeen who only recently started writing screenplays.
Aug 19, 2005
Brian Young has optioned two of his short screenplays, 'May I Help You' and 'Snow Girls,' to producer Jessica Lott of Mudlark Films. This is the fourth and fifth short that Young has optioned/sold through InkTip. He is happy to announce that he now has had over twelve scripts optioned/sold or writing assignments from InkTip. Lott, who recently optioned a feature from InkTip, has produced 'Salaam Sudan' and 'Regenerate.'
Aug 12, 2005
David DeCoteau of Rapid Heart Pictures discovered writer David Grove's work on InkTip and, after reading several of the writer's scripts, commissioned Grove to write a feature script for him entitled 'The Initiation,' for which DeCoteau is now in the process of securing financing. Grove has previously optioned two screenplays. DeCoteau has an extensive directing and producing background in the industry.
Aug 12, 2005
Jessica Lott of Mudlark Films discovered scribe Regina Marubio-Weith's script 'Lisa Strata' through our network. Lott, whose credits include 'Salaam Sudan' and 'Regenerate,' has optioned the script. This is the first option for Marubio-Weith.
Aug 12, 2005
Scribe Paul Gitschner has had more success with another short script, 'Gunfight: A Love Story,' he had listed on InkTip. Erica Engelhardt of Lourdes Enterprises, who had already produced Gitscher's short script 'Somewhere In Between,' has acquired 'Gunfight: A Love Story.' The script was recently a finalist at The Duke City Shootout, Christopher Coppola's film festival in Albuquerque. More can be learned about the script and contest here http://www.earsxxi.com/index.php?cat=festival&pg=festival_finalists
Aug 5, 2005
Scribe Bobbie Burgess-Tatum was discovered on InkTip by Danie Cortese of Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. Cortese now represents Burgess-Tatum. Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. is a publicity firm, literary agency, talent agency, film and music production house and management corporation. Cortese says of the company, "Our company is unique because all of these services are consolidated under one roof." Due to the mixture of talent at of Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc., they have several in-house productions that occur frequently and represent new and already established talent.
Aug 5, 2005
Scribe Mary Kay LaBrie was discovered on InkTip by Danie Cortese of Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. Cortese now represents LaBrie and her writing partner Julie Malady. Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. is a publicity firm, literary agency, talent agency, film and music production house and management corporation. Cortese says of the company, "Our company is unique because all of these services are consolidated under one roof." Due to the mixture of talent at of Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc., they have several in-house productions that occur frequently and represent new and already established talent.
Aug 5, 2005
Noah Dudley of Tranquility Base discovered scribe Andy Golub's script 'Abandon' on InkTip. Dudley has now optioned the script, which is the first option for Golub. Tranquility Base recently completed the underwater rescue film 'Deep Rescue,' which will be distributed soon.
Aug 5, 2005
Mad Hatter Filmz (a production/management co) has signed Brant Hughes as a client on the basis of his script, 'Womanhattan'. Mad Hatter development executive and jr. lit manager Jeff Belkin found the project on InkTip. The project, about a womanizing, corporate CEO who wakes up to find himself in an alternate world where everything is run by the opposite sex, was recently shopped to over fifty of the top production companies in Hollywood. Among them, 6 major A-list producers attached and the spec is now out to every major/mini studio. Mad Hatter, headed by Michael Connolly, currently has projects in development at Paramount, DreamWorks Animation and Universal Pictures.
Jul 1, 2005
Peter Kent's script The White Crane was discovered on InkTip by producer/director Romel Bowens of Plan B. Bowens was searching for a very specific script and found what he needed in Kent's work. Bowens has directed music videos as well as narrative films, and is looking for a producer in the action/adventure genre to come onboard. Kent is the host and producer/writer of the TV show Stuntdawgs, a 13-episode reality/documentary on the science of stunts. It will be released in January on the Movie Channel and TMN.
Jul 1, 2005
Kathy Muraviov of the Muraviov Company was searching InkTip for writers and discovered scribe DonnaMarie Vaughan. Vaughan has signed with Muraviov, who worked for 26 years at Universal Studios in the Script Services Department and now has her own management company for screenwriters.
Jul 1, 2005
Update:
In 2001, Scott McCullough of Outfit found Fred Leadbeater's short on InkTip. It has now been produced! It has distribution on Ifilm, paired with a feature called "Deranged," under the title "God's Helper". . It can be viewed on Ifilm.com at this address:
http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2415761?htv=12
Jun 24, 2005
Danie Cortese of Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. discovered scribe Robert Hazel on InkTip. She is now representing Robert. Robert's scripts have placed in various contests like CinemaSpoke Screenwriting Competition and The Writer's Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition. Danie Cortese Entertainment works hard at promoting new and established writers. They act as publicists, consultants, and agents to their clients, a modern approach to industry demands.
Jun 24, 2005
Danie Cortese of Danie Cortese Entertainment discovered scribe Orlanda Szabo on InkTip. Since gaining representation with Danie Cortese, Orlanda has found work as a writer for hire and is developing a project with a producer. Danie Cortese Entertainment works hard at promoting new and established writers. They act as publicists, consultants, and agents to their clients, a modern approach to industry demands.
Jun 24, 2005
Jeff Stolhand of Expressions in Video discovered Lizanne Southgate's script 'Ralton House' while searching InkTip. Jeff has optioned the script, which will be the first option for Lizanne. Jeff has worked in the industry as a producer and director on such films like 'Master of the Game' and 'Seeking the Café Bob.' Lizanne has had her scripts place in numerous contests like the Nicholl quarterfinals, Zoetrope Script Contest, and Scr(i)pt Magazine contest.
Jun 24, 2005
Scribe Robert Petrecca, who was discovered on InkTip by Alexia Melocchi of Little Studio Films, has now gained representation with Alexia. Little Studio Films is currently in production with a documentary called 'Red White and Blue: A Tale of Two Americas' from filmmaker Eric Anderson with musical acts Natalie Merchant and the Cowboy Junkies on board and Pete Biagi (Project Greenlight) as DP. Robert Petrecca is both a professional comic book artist and screenwriter.
Jun 17, 2005
Scribe Linda Rentschler's manuscript, 'Mother,' was discovered by Janet E. Loftis at Bonsai Entertainment while searching InkTip. Another manuscript of Linda's titled 'Jitters' was adapted as an MOW and produced for Lifetime Network. Janet is currently working with Linda to set her project as a feature or a movie for television.
Jun 17, 2005
Maarten Somers of Acasa Esana Films in Antwerp, Belgium discovered on InkTip the script 'The Transport' by Kraig X. Wenman, who is represented by Barry Perelman of Barry Perelman Enterprises. Maarten has optioned the script and plans to begin shooting next year in Vancouver, Canada. The deal was facilitated by Barry Perelman, and 'The Transport' will be directed by Maarten Somers and Kraig X. Wenman. Although Kraig has had numerous scripts optioned in the past, this will be his directorial debut.
Jun 17, 2005
Susan Hart of Hart Literary Management was searching for a WGA member to complete her roster and quickly found scribe Ed Schultz through InkTip.com. Susan is a single-person agency/agent with 10 clients, and she reps writers with feature length spec screenplays. Ed Schultz is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and two-time EMMY Award winning writer who has had several of his theatrical works produced in New York.
Jun 10, 2005
Rob Walker of Commotion Pictures discovered scribe Bernie Felix while searching InkTip and has now optioned Bernie's script 'Terror Alert.' Rob first contacted Bernie regarding his script 'Showdown in Diablo.' After the two were able to meet and develop ideas, Bernie penned 'Terror Alert.' This is the first option for Bernie Felix. Rob Walker's directing credits include the theatrically released 'Circus'. Walker is an accomplished TV, feature and stage director in the UK and moved to the US to produce films.
Jun 10, 2005
Chad Feehan of Catch Fire Films, LLC has optioned scribe Nicole Jones' script 'Prison of the Damned' that he found through InkTip. Chad Feehan is a graduate of AFI and a producer for the film 'BTK.' This is not the first option for Nicole Jones who is an accomplished writer.
Jun 10, 2005
Richard Warmouth of Warmoth Films discovered the script 'Jack Knife and the Blades' by scribes Joseph Weckerle and Valerie Davis on InkTip. Richard and Joseph previously collaborated on a script titled 'Munich Mambo,' which is being distributed by Echelon Entertainment. Joseph and Valerie have had other scripts of theirs optioned in the past.
Jun 10, 2005
Scribe Mark Anthony Vashon has gained representation with Kathy Muraviov of The Muraviov Company, who discovered him on InkTip. Kathy worked for 26 years at Universal Studios in the Script Services Department and now has her own management company for screenwriters. This is the first representation for Mark.
Jun 3, 2005
Scribe Dennis Greza was discovered through InkTip by Kurt Burk of KBA Films for an adaptation. Kurt was so impressed with Dennis' skills, he optioned two of Dennis Greza's scripts 'The Language of Love' and 'Slow Dance with a Dead Man.' These are the first options for Dennis. Kurt has worked professionally as a director, cinematographer and editor in the industry.
Jun 3, 2005
Scribe Christine Locker has found success with her short scripts posted on InkTip. Three of her short scripts, 'A Child's Closet,' 'Calling the Dead' and 'The Dead' were optioned by Robert Lee Jenkins. Robert Lee Jenkins is looking to start on one of the projects in upcoming months. Christine had other shorts of hers optioned in the past through InkTip.
Jun 3, 2005
Steve Roeder of Awesome Entertainment found scribe Jennifer Brasher's script 'Lonely Teardrops' through our network. Steve has optioned the script, which is the first option for Jennifer. Steve has worked extensively in the industry as a producer and has worked on such projects as 'Lies My Mother Told Me' and 'Neo Ned.'
Jun 3, 2005
Alexia Melocchi of Little Studio Films discovered scribe Marco Della Fonte through InkTip and is now representing his script 'Huberkrain.' Alexia has represented numerous InkTip writers throughout the years. Little Studio Films is a fully integrated production, management and consulting company. Their background is worldwide distribution, packaging and finance.
May 27, 2005
Mat King of Kojo Pictures found writer Gena Ellis' short script 'Angela's Decision' on InkTip and casting has already begun on the film. Mat is an experienced TV commercials director who is now shifting focus to drama. He has had success on the international film festival circuit in 2004 with a short drama called 'Frames'.
May 27, 2005
Charlie Freeman of Charlie Freeman Productions discovered the short script 'You're Welcome' by Rock Savage through InkTip. Charlie Freeman has an extensive background in still photography advertising and commercial production. He has also directed & produced three short films, 'A New Wrinkle,' 'Hood' and 'Happy Ending.' Rock Savage is a veteran writer having sold other short scripts through InkTip.
May 27, 2005
Scribe Dennis Greza was discovered through InkTip by Kurt Burk of KBA Films who was looking for a skilled writer for an adaptation. Dennis has been contracted to adapt with Kurt 'The Man Inside' based on the novel by W. Watts Biggers, creator of the cartoon series 'Underdog.' Kurt has worked professionally as a director, cinematographer and editor.
May 27, 2005
Kathy Muraviov of The Muraviov Company was searching InkTip when she discovered scribe Mark Saunders. Kathy is now representing Mark Saunder's scripts 'Paging Nostradamus' and 'Hey Mister, Nice Dog.' Kathy worked for 26 years at Universal Studios in the Script Services department and now has her own management company for screenwriters.
May 20, 2005
Nicholas Kendall of Orca Productions and Kristen Soehner of Sisbro & Co. Inc. have optioned Robyn Switzer's script, 'Making Victoria', which was found through our network. Nicholas Kendall will direct. Development funds have been acquired through Telefilm Canada.
May 20, 2005
John Fitzpatrick of NewClear Pictures has optioned Shelli Wright's script 'Twisted Vine' that he discovered on InkTip. John has worked throughout the industry in features, commercials and reality television. This is the first option for Shelli Wright.
May 20, 2005
Director Jessie Wallace of Smiling Toad Pictures discovered writer James O'Connell's romantic comedy script, 'Widow's Row' while searching InkTip. Jessie Wallace and Smiling Toad Pictures are screening their latest film short, 'Yellow Bird' at Cannes. This is the second option for this year for James.
May 20, 2005
Gary W. Sandover of Grips Don't Get Oscar's Productions Inc. has optioned Christine Locker's short script 'Born to be Wild' for a future project. This is the second short for Christine that has been optioned within a month.
May 20, 2005
Scribe Steven Lachman was found by Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management through our network. Cynthia is currently representing his script 'Three Putt and Shank.' This is the first representation for Steven.
May 13, 2005
Connie Hall of the Stars, The Agency, was searching InkTip when she discovered scribe Maurizio Marmorstein. Connie now represents Maurizio's script 'Hallowed Ground.' Connie Hall is a literary agent with Stars, The Agency, based in San Francisco. Stars represents actors, models, writers, and musicians.
May 13, 2005
Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management discovered scribes Dipo Oseni and Tope Oseni through our network. Cynthia is currently representing their script 'Whispers.' This is the first representation for Dipo and Tope Oseni.
May 13, 2005
Scribe David Lourie was also found by Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management through our network. Cynthia is currently representing his script 'Animal Instinct.' This is the first representation for David, who has formerly written documentaries. Delphinius Talent Management represents a number of writers from InkTip.
May 13, 2005
Dan Cooper's Mediola discovered scribe Kyia Angelicia through our network. Kyia now has signed a management agreement with Dan, who is representing her. Along with Mediola, Dan owns Dan Cooper & Associates. Previously he was a member of the launch team of the Fox News Channel, founding broadcast producer of ABC News' "20/20", and an executive producer for King World Productions.
May 13, 2005
Greg Jacobs of Six Entertainment found scribe Brian D. Young through our network and has hired him to write a screenplay. Greg has worked extensively in the industry spending 15 years with Sony Pictures Studios and is currently working on 'The Guardian' and 'Joan of Arcadia.' Brian is an accomplished writer who has sold and optioned scripts in the past through InkTip.
May 13, 2005
Fearmakers Studios has optioned the script 'The Flesh' by Lisa W. Fletcher that they discovered on InkTip. The company's first feature, 'Death4Told', starred Margot ('Superman') Kidder, Tom ('From Dusk Till Dawn') Savini and Alicia (TV's 'Roseanne') Goranson and was recently released on DVD. 'The Flesh' is one of three films being produced by Fearmakers later this year.
May 6, 2005
Damon Chang of Subtitled Films found the script 'A Means to an End' by scribe Matt Jarrett through our network. Damon has optioned the script. This is the first option for Matt Jarrett. You can find more information about Subtitled Films at www.subtitledfilms.com
May 6, 2005
Gini Graham Scott has found representation for her script 'Royal Flush' through Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management. Gini is an accomplished writer who has had her work optioned in the past. Delphinius Talent Management represents numerous InkTip writers.
May 6, 2005
Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management also discovered scribe Dan Bagan through our network. Cynthia is currently representing Dan's script 'It's a Guy Thing.' This is the first representation for Dan Bagan.
May 6, 2005
Dan Cooper's Mediola discovered Shohn Turner through our network and is now representing Shohn's script "Still Life". Along with Mediola, Dan owns Dan Cooper & Associates. Previously he was a member of the launch team of the Fox News Channel, founding broadcast producer of ABC News' "20/20", and an executive producer for King World Productions.
Apr 29, 2005
Janet Loftis at Bonsai Entertainment found Arthur Kraft's script 'Playing By The Rules' through us and is now shopping it.
Apr 29, 2005
Scribe Craig Berger has entered into a shopping agreement for his script 'MurderGirls' with Janet Loftis at Bonsai Entertainment.
Apr 29, 2005
Scribe Deb Havener has found representation for her script 'Raining Cats' through Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management. Delphinius Talent Management represents numerous InkTip writers.
Apr 29, 2005
Cynthia Brohas Gulacsy at Delphinius Talent Management also found scribe Christine De Smet and her writing partner Peggy Williams through our network. Cynthia is now representing 'Romeoville,' a feature script by the writing team.
Apr 29, 2005
William Robinson of Reality+ found scribe Christine Locker's short script 'Dead of the Night' through our network and has optioned it. This is not the first option for Christine Locker, who's script 'Aeriell's Eyes' just finished shooting.
Apr 22, 2005
Randy Ser of Journey Entertainment Corporation has optioned Patrick Stibbs' script 'The Call' that he discovered on InkTip. Randy is an accomplished production designer who has moved into directing features. He directed and produced 'All You Need' (Kelly Martin, Janet Carroll and Robert Pine). More can be found on IMDB.com.
Apr 22, 2005
The development department at Gold Pictures, Inc. searched InkTip and found "A Christmas Tail" by Sarah Clifford. Producer Jeff Maynard has notified us that Gold Pictures has optioned "A Christmas Tail" and that Jenni Gold has signed on to direct. Gold Pictures is an independent production company with offices located on the Universal Studios backlot. Mr. Maynard informed us that this will be one of three family films that Gold Pictures is producing.
Apr 22, 2005
Anthony Vasto of Instrumental Lit. found scribes Chad Law and Evan Law through our network and is now representing them. Anthony recently founded Instrumental Lit, a management company, and is a former development exec at Weed Road Pictures based at Warner Brothers.
Apr 22, 2005
Scribe Cristian Lacatus optioned his short script, 'Dead Man's Hand', to director Lance J. Reha of Lake Films. Lance hopes to begin production on the short immediately. More can be found about Lake Films at www.Lakefilms.com.
Apr 15, 2005
Danie Cortese of Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. has had much success finding writers through InkTip. Danie discovered three writers from InkTip whom she now represents: Jill Divine, Susan Hahn, and David Roman. Jill Divine is the first UK writer for Danie Cortese Entertainment Inc. This is the first film representation for Susan Hahn who has been published in short story journals, magazine/newspapers, and new media. This is also the first representation in the film industry for David Roman.
Apr 15, 2005
Barbara Hart, of Hart Entertainment and Molding Clay Productions, has optioned one of Kraig Wenman's scripts, 'The One that Got Away'. Molding Clay Productions is currently in preproduction in Texas on a horror film and were seeking another horror to shoot at the same time. Barbara, working in conjunction with Molding Clay Productions, found and optioned 'The One That Got Away' through our network!
Apr 15, 2005
After finding scribe Robbie Waller's script 'Ten Miles From Nowhere' through our network, Michael Joshua of Entropy Enterprise has optioned the script. Entropy Films plans on releasing this film, 'Ten Miles From Nowhere' in summer 2006.
Apr 15, 2005
Noah Dudley of Tranquility Base has optioned the script 'Blood Prey' by Brian Norman, who was found through our network. Tranquility Base recently completed the underwater rescue film 'Deep Rescue,' which will be distributed soon.
Apr 15, 2005
Randy Ser of Journey Entertainment Corporation has optioned Malcolm McClintick's script 'Killer Corpse,' which he discovered on InkTip. Randy is an accomplished production designer who has moved into directing features. He directed and produced 'All You Need' (Kelly Martin, Janet Carroll and Robert Pine). More can be found on IMDB.com. This is the first option for Malcolm McClintick.
Apr 15, 2005
Edgar Cayago of GoGo Films found Joseph Calabrese as well as John Sutherland through our network and now represents them. Edgar worked in development for producers Robert Cort and David Madden (Revenge of the Nerds, Save the Last Dance, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures, Something The Lord Made). From producing music videos for Mercury Records, he segued into management/production with Smith Entertainment. He went independent a couple of years ago and has since helped launch the careers of several up and comers (see www.scriptsales.com).
Apr 15, 2005
Scribe Massimo Franceschini was discovered by Alexia Melocchi of Little Studio Films when she was searching InkTip for writers. Alexia loved the concept of Massimo's script 'Stonehenge' and is now representing Massimo. Little Studio Films is a fully integrated production, management and consulting company. Their background is worldwide distribution, packaging and finance. Little Studio Films is currently in pre-production on a TV Pilot called "Central Booking" starring Al Sapienza (The Sopranos), Jarrod Bunch (NY Giants quarterback) and Javier Morga (One Life To Live). They are also in pre-production on two medium budget films, Terminal Leave by Phyllis and Mitchell Miller and Up the Amazon by John and Ann Nyaradi to be co-produced with Scott Baron Entertainment.
Mar 25, 2005
Edgar Cayago of GoGo Films found John Sutherland through our network and is now representing him. Edgar worked in development for producers Robert Cort and David Madden ('Revenge Of The Nerds', 'Save The Last Dance', 'Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventures', 'Something the Lord Made'). From producing music videos for Mercury Records, he segued into management/production with Smith Entertainment. He went independent a couple of years ago and has since helped launch the careers of several up and comers (see www.scriptsales.com).
Mar 25, 2005
Kraig Wenman's script been optioned by Barbara Hart of Hart Entertainment and Molding Clay Productions. Molding Clay Productions is currently in preproduction in Texas on a horror film. They thought it might make sense to look for another film that could be done in conjunction and at the same location. Barbara Hart of Hart Entertainment LLC, working in conjunction with Molding Clay Productions, looked over old issues of Inktip.com newsletters and found and optioned "The One That Got Away."
Mar 18, 2005
Jerry Miko of EM2 has signed scribe TJ Brady after discovering his script 'Without A Trace' through our network. Formerly, Jerry Miko worked at the Paradigm Agency as a literary agent and now has his own management company. TJ Brady is also represented by Connie Hall of The Stars Agency.
Mar 18, 2005
Edgar Cayago of GoGo Films found John Sutherland through our network and is now representing him. Edgar worked in development for producers Robert Cort and David Madden ('Revenge Of The Nerds', 'Save The Last Dance', 'Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure', 'Something The Lord Made'). From producing music videos for Mercury Records, he segued into management/production with Smith Entertainment. He went independent a couple of years ago and has since helped launch the careers of several up and comers (see www.scriptsales.com).
Mar 18, 2005
Mario Domino of MFD Films has optioned 'The Virtues of Vice' by Stephen Levy. Mario has held executive-level positions with several independent motion picture/TV production companies, and has been involved in the producing, financing, international co-producing and developing of shows such as 'The Shepherd's Song,' 'Find Me Guilty,' and '90's Crime Alert - a reality series on The US Postal Inspectors, DEA and Border Patrol.'
Mar 18, 2005
Gary Kurtz of Harding-Kurtz Entertainment has optioned Gini Graham Scott's 'Homicide Among the Rich and Famous'. Some of Gary's credits include: 'Dream Team' on the USA Network, and 'Spike Girls' on the Disney Channel.
Mar 18, 2005
Erkki Kanto of Kanto Productions, LLC has optioned James Chancellor's teen thriller, 'Run'. Since 1983, Kanto has produced/directed hundreds of hours' worth of documentaries, commercials, corporate videos etc. for television and has won several Telly's and Apple Awards for his works. He is currently in production for the feature film 'The Lapponia Scriptures'.
Mar 18, 2005
Richard Austin of Blackburn Road Films has acquired the dramatic short script 'At Last' by Gina Quartermaine, which was discovered through our network. Blackburn Road Films is an independent filmmaker in Chelsea, Canada. Gina Quartermaine is an award winning screenwriter and creative director for Timberwolf Productions, Washington, DC.
Mar 18, 2005
Erica Engelhardt and M. Winter Virgil of Lourdes Enterprises, Inc. have acquired 'The Diary Library', a short script by Paul J. Gitschner that he posted on Inktip.com's Screenplay Shorts for Sale. Lourdes Enterprises is also in preproduction for their feature film Highway101.
Mar 11, 2005
Mario Domino of MFD Films has optioned three screenplays from two writers that he found on InkTip. He optioned Jim O'Connell's 'Painting a Fish Tale' and two of William Mullins' scripts, 'Crystal Harbinger' and 'Miller's Ridge'. Mario has held executive-level positions with several independent motion picture/TV production companies, and has been involved in the producing, financing, international co-producing and developing of shows such as 'The Shepherd's Song,' 'Find Me Guilty,' and '90's Crime Alert - a reality series on The US Postal Inspectors, DEA and Border Patrol.'
Mar 11, 2005
Kathy Muraviov of The Muraviov Company was scouting for writers on InkTip and discovered scribe Erik Jacobson, whom she now represents. Kathy worked for 26 years at Universal Studios in the Script Services Department and now has her own management company for screenwriters.
Mar 11, 2005
Scribe Gini Graham Scott optioned her script 'Homicide Among the Rich and Famous' to Gary Kurtz of Harding-Kurtz Entertainment, who has produced such shows as 'Dream Team' on USA Network and 'Spike Girls' on the Disney Channel. Gary found Gini's script through our network. This is not the first option for Gini, who has published numerous books.
Mar 11, 2005
Gene Kraft of Gene Kraft Productions optioned 'Cigarette Burns' from scribes Jason Jacobson and Michelle Trantina. Gene Kraft has produced such TV shows as 'Gahan Wilson's The Kid' and 'It's True', and he found 'Cigarette Burns' while scouting InkTip.com for new material. This is the first option for Jason Jacobson and Michelle Trantina.
Mar 11, 2005
Dinah Perez with Light Renegade Entertainment was scouting for scripts on InkTip and discovered scribe Brennon Jones. Dinah was so impressed with Brennon's writing that she optioned his script 'Killing Nebraska' and hired him to write an original screenplay titled 'The Big Tilt'. Brennon's script 'Director's Cut: A Killer Comedy' was produced by Eric Stacey of Landfall Productions. Eric found Brennon through our network as well.
Mar 11, 2005
Kraig X. Wenman has gained representation for his script 'The Faded' with Berry Perelman of Barry Perelman Enterprises. Barry Perelman used to work for ICM and has been a literary agent for many years. Kraig X Wenman has had quite a bit of success with his work on InkTip. His script 'Intermedio' starring Edward Furlong and directed by Andy Lauer (scouted through Inktip) will be in stores March 2005.
Feb 2, 2005
Ted Perkins of CRAZEntertainment found England-based scribe Mark Bennett through our network and is now working with Mark on developing a script. Ted was a studio exec for 6 years and has a development deal with FOX.
Feb 2, 2005
Robert Francavillo of Rock Road Media, Inc. found Matthew Gibbons through our network and has hired him to help them with their project 'The Business Plan'. Rock Road Media then entered into a deal with Matthew for two additional properties – one of them titled ‘Celebrity Bookie’. 'The Business Plan' stars famed television pitchman, Mathew Lesko. RRCG/EMCI and Gibbons developed a programming strategy designed to cross Lesko over into mainstream television. ‘Celebrity Bookie’ is slated to star host Louie Lombardi (24 and the Sopranos) along with four other well known gambler/celebrities from the world of film, television, comedy and music. They will review the week in sports, and place real money bets on the weekend match ups. RRCG and Gibbons made their first deal less than 30 days ago for the program. Credits for Rock Road Media include the television show 'The Brokers' and the 2004 Champ Car Race Season on SpikeTV.
Feb 2, 2005
Matt Kuiper at Marker Entertainment/900 Frames discovered 'Power & Way' by Paul Locander on InkTip and is attached to produce. The deal was negotiated by Bruce Bartlett of Above The Line (Paul Locander's agent, who also discovered Paul through InkTip). Producers for this project now include: Holly Harter, Matt Kuiper and Rhonda Berkely. Award winning commercials director Paul Emami is set to direct and it is being executive produced by Sam Najah. Production is expected to begin at the end of this year or the beginning of 2006.
Jan 28, 2005
Ted Perkins of CRAZEntertainment found Doug Simonton through our network and is now working with Doug on a high concept script titled 'SIG ALERT'. He expects to be shopping it to the studios shortly. Ted was a studio exec for 6 years and has a development deal with FOX.
Jan 28, 2005
London based Roger Tucker of Fabulator Limited scouted InkTip for scripts and discovered Todd Sikorski's 'Overcoming the Negatives', which Roger has now optioned. This is the first option for Todd. 'Overcoming the Negatives' is currently in development for international feature production. Roger's directing credits include: 'Waiting for Dublin', 'Bombay Blue' (mini series), 'The New Adventures of Robin Hood' (TV series), 'Wache, Die' (TV Series); other credits can be seen on IMDB.com
Jan 28, 2005
Jennifer Fontaine of Scorpio Rising Films scouted InkTip.com and found Brent Hanneson's 'Faith' on our site and has optioned it. Jennifer is on post-production for '3 Wise Women' and has successfully jumpstarted several projects, including 'Mementos,' a spoof of Christopher Nolan's film 'Memento'.
Jan 28, 2005
Don Reardon sold his short 'The Mermaids Singing' to Robert Kirkpatrick of Crowfeather Films.
Jan 28, 2005
Miklos Phillips of MOZGOmedia previously optioned the short 'Riding with Jack' by Julio Ponce Palmieri. The short has been produced and has been the official selection of the 2004 Palm Beach International Film Festival in 2004, the International Festival of Cinema and Technology 2005 and won a Gold Remi Award for Original Comedy at the 2004 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival.
Jan 28, 2005
Jessie Wallace of Silverthorn Pictures Inc. previously optioned the short 'Yellow Bird' by Carol Brown. This short has now been shot, is currently being edited and will be submitted to the various festivals in short order. Jessie's credits include the docu-drama 'Of No Fixed Address', the episodic suspense 'Grimm Tales - Bertha's Diner', and the award winning short films '15 Minute Death' and 'I See Marty'.
Jan 14, 2005
Terence O'Keefe of Vanguard Productions was in need of a script and turned to InkTip.com, where he discovered Tom Alexander's 'Dead Rail'. Principal photography began in December of 2004. Terence M. O'Keefe, Scott Vandiver and Steve Beswick are producing, with Turi Meyer directing. Dead Rail stars Lou Diamond Phillips and Barry Corbin.
Jan 14, 2005
Jessie Wallace of Silverthorn Pictures Inc. has optioned the short 'Yellow Bird' by Carol Brown. It has now completed filming and is being entered in the global festivals market! Jessie's credits include the docu-drama 'Of No Fixed Address'; the episodic suspense 'Grimm Tales - Bertha's Diner'; the award winning short films '15 Minute Death' and 'I See Marty'.
Jan 7, 2005
Ariel Ciudano of Acrobatic Entertainment was scouting for writers on InkTip.com and discovered Wayne Johnson, whom he now represents. Ariel is a literary manager formerly from Michael Ovitz's Artists Management Group, where he served as a literary manager as well as in feature packaging. Prior to his tenure at AMG, he worked at the William Morris Agency. A number of his clients have projects in development or are in the packaging phase with studio producers.
Jan 7, 2005
Sam Wright of Montage Communication Ltd. has hired Brian Young to write a script for him. Montage produced one of Brian's shorts last year, which was found on InkTip, and now Sam and Brian are developing a script to be produced either later this year or the next. Brian has sold several shorts, optioned a couple of scripts, and sold his screenplay (found through InkTip) 'Love For Rent' to Alvaro Albarracin of MiamiLA Entertainment Inc. Last year, 'Love for Rent' was produced by Terence Michael and directed by Shane Edelman.
Jan 7, 2005
Karl Kozak of Diversa Films has hired Kraig X Wenman to help Karl further develop his screenplay 'Skid Marks'. Karl's producer/director credits include: 'The Unknown', 'Out of the Black' and 'To Hell with Love'. More can be seen on IMDB.com. Kraig has been having quite a good run the last 2 years. In addition to optioning a number of scripts and being hired numerous times in the last 24 months, he became a produced writer last year for his script that Andy Lauer directed, called 'Intermedio' (also found through InkTip).
Jan 7, 2005
Geof Wolfenden of Wolf Productions has purchased Don Rearden's short screenplay 'Porphyria' (found on Inktip).