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Bellevue Productions | Literary Manager
Zack Zucker is a Literary Manager at Bellevue Productions. Prior to joining Bellevue, Zack worked at Google, United Talent Agency, and Twentieth Century Fox. On the feature side, his clients have placed #1 on the 2020 and 2021 Black Lists, won the Nicholl Fellowship, and had films premiere at Sundance, TIFF, and Tribeca. On the TV side, his clients have written on such series as FBI: International, How We Roll, Black Lightning, AJ & the Queen, & Flatbush Misdemeanors. As a producer, his feature, THE NOVICE, premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival, where it won multiple awards including Best US Narrative. The film went on to sell to IFC Films and was nominated for five Indie Spirit Awards, including Best Feature.
Everywhere Studios | Executive
EveryWhere Studios is an Independently financed production company committed to bringing unique voices and stories to screens everywhere. Working with both true and fictionalized stories, the EWS team identifies compelling content and talented writers to create noteworthy television series, event series and movies for all distribution platforms. They have produced many projects for the Lifetime Network.
Apatow Productions | Creative Executive
Casey Hodgkinson is a Creative Executive at Apatow Productions, where she develops projects for both film and TV. She started her career in representation, most notably at 3 Arts Entertainment, where she worked closely with some of the top comedic talent in the world. She holds a BA in Cinema and Television Arts from Cal State Northridge.
Kersey Management | Founder, Manager, Producer
Andrew Kersey is a literary manager with a focus on nurturing unique storytelling voices in film and TV. In 2021, his client's comedy VACATION FRIENDS starring John Cena and Lil Rel was Hulu's biggest 3-day weekend opener for an original in the streamer's history at the time. The sequel just wrapped. Another recent success is the sale of his client’s sci-fi spec, VARIETAL, to Universal with Mike De Luca, the Oscar-nominated producer behind THE SOCIAL NETWORK and the FIFTY SHADES OF GREY movies. His incredibly talented clients have projects at all the major studios as well as streamers Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu. In tv, his clients have sold projects to and worked for networks and cable channels such as ABC, Fox, NBC, CW, AMC’s ALLBLK, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and WGN America. His clients’ projects have been packaged — and many sold — with such top tier talent as Sandra Bullock, The Rock, Lil Rel, Chris Pratt, Anna Faris, Ice Cube, Sylvester Stallone, Zach Galifianakis, Maggie Q and Adam Scott.
Heroes and Villains Entertainment | Manager
Chris Coggins began her career directly after graduation from USC School for Cinematic Arts working as a Creative Assistant at Escape Artists/Sony Pictures, where she assisted on productions The Pursuit of Happyness, The Weather Man, The Taking of Pelham 123, Knowing and The Great Debaters. She also secured the scripts for and co-produced The Back-Up Plan and Hope Springs. Coggins then moved on to working at Allison Shearmur Productions at Lionsgate, where she developed Pride, Prejudice and Zombies and Cinderella. She worked at Rock Paper Scissors Entertainment as Head of Development and at Luc Besson’s studio EuropaCorp. She recently moved into management at Heroes and Villains Entertainment representing writers, actors, directors and wellness professionals.
HBO Max | Director, International Programming
Before joining HBO Max International as Director, Programming, Georgina was Director of Development in the SPLATAM team at Gaumont Television, which produces shows like “El Presidente” for Amazon and “Narcos” for Netflix. She previously launched the film development department for Cinépolis, the second-largest theater chain worldwide. She started her career at Fox, Universal, MGM and the Univision-Netflix joint venture, Story House Entertainment on series such as “El Chapo”. Through her production company, Off-Hollywood Films, she produced films like "The Reports on Sarah & Saleem" (International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018 audience and jury awards), "Sanctorum” (Venice International Film Festival closing film 2019), “Martinez” (Berlinale labs, Tribeca and AFS fund winner 2018).
3Pas Studios | Manager, Television
Giselle Contreras is a manager of television at 3Pas Studios, Eugenio Derbez’s production company. In television, 3Pas has set up projects at HBOMax, Apple+, Amazon, Hulu, FX, Starz, E!, Nickelodeon, ABC, and NBC. Their half-hour comedy ACAPULCO airs on Apple+, and they are currently working on a television adaptation of Pedro Almodóvar's classic film WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN starring Gina Rodriguez with Lionsgate and I Can & I Will for Apple+. She worked at Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network, an English language, Latino-infused cable channel, as well as with The Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation, eventually transitioning to Overbrook Entertainment's Film/TV production and development department.
Crypt TV | EVP of Development
Jasmine Johnson originally hails from Bowie, Maryland. She attended Temple University where she received her B.A. in Film and Media Arts. After graduation, Johnson moved to Los Angeles where she cut her teeth in talent management, working at various companies including Anonymous Content, before transitioning to development. She now serves as Crypt TV's EVP of Development and is a Co-Executive Producer on Peacock's THE GIRL IN THE WOODS and an Executive Producer on AMC/Shudder's upcoming feature THE ANGRY BLACK GIRL AND HER MONSTER.
Neon Kite | Manager, Producer
Jay Glazer is a manager/producer who represents creatives in film, theatre, and television. Jay studied business and film at The University of Southern California. While studying, he worked at Brillstein Entertainment Partners & The Gersh Agency, where he started his professional career. After a decade in management, Jay departed Roar to found Neon Kite, where he represents screenwriters, directors, and actors, as well as actively develops projects. His debut feature, Get Luke Lowe, stars Emma McDonald premiered in 2020. He is currently in development with Mandalay Pictures, H2L, Storied Media Group, and Storyboard Entertainment.
Intrigue | Head of Development
As Head of Development at Intrigue, Joe specializes in adapting IP and original scripts for the U.S. television and feature film industry. Some of his development sales include EINSTEIN to CBS, ESCAPE to NBC, and CONNECT to FOX as well as adaptations of a popular tabletop game series, a Dark Horse comic, a NYT best seller, and a Newberry Award winning novel. Most recently, Intrigue produced pilots for ABC and The CW and went to series at NBC with GAME OF SILENCE. They also produced MARMADUKE for 20th Century Fox. Raised by a Jewish Chilean immigrant, Joe is bicultural, fluent in Spanish, and played a key role in the development of a new AVOD platform called Globi TV which features premium international films and series.
Focused Artists | Executive Director
Kristina Sutton Lennon is the Executive Director at Focused Artists and a Talent Manager for Citizen Skull. As a Literary Manager for Focused Artists, she has facilitated book deals with publishers for clients, pitched content to producers, studios and networks, and has projects in various stages of development with production companies. She prides herself on her diverse slate of content and has a proven track record in sourcing material, script development and talent scouting. She is a proud member of NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) and the Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance.
Citizen Skull | Research and Development Assistant
Lindsey joined Citizen Skull Productions in 2020, first working in their non-scripted department before transitioning over to scripted development in 2021. Recent projects include Street Gang for HBO, Glorious for Shudder, and Collision for Netflix. CSP Management currently represents writers, directors, producers, show creators, showrunners, and on-camera talent. They have writers staffed on major network shows, and creators with content on a plethora of outlets and development deals at ABC, SONY, and various streamers.
Jigsaw Productions | Scripted Executive
Mahak Jiwani is a scripted exec at Jigsaw Productions where she sources and develops compelling and diverse stories. Originally from Pakistan, Jiwani has produced short films all over the world which have won awards at Venice Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, SXSW and Huesca Film Festival. She has also worked in production capacities on award-winning features like PORNO and DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD. Her work has received support from Focus Features and IFP. She is a graduate of the Creative Producing program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Art.
ACE Content | Director of Development
MJ Grogan is the Director of Development at ACE Content where he develops and produces a slate of feature films, scripted television, feature documentaries, and docu-series. Prior to joining ACE, MJ served as the Director of Story and Development at Legendary Entertainment where he worked on films such as DUNE, ENOLA HOLMES, and the upcoming sequel to the beloved classic A CHRISTMAS STORY. Before joining Legendary, MJ was a producer on the PGA winning and Emmy Nominated docu-series Vice: World of Sports on the Viceland network.
Lit Entertainment Group | Coordinator
Shelby Eggers (she/her) works at Lit Entertainment Group, a management and production company known for features FREE GUY and THE TOMORROW WAR and TV series RAISED BY WOLVES and PROMISED LAND. Previously, Shelby worked with the showrunner of two prime-time broadcast shows and in development at Ellen Pompeo’s Calamity Jane Entertainment. Originally from Atlanta, Shelby is now based in Los Angeles.
Titan 1 Studios | Head of Studio Partnerships
Wes Ambrecht is a writer, producer and development executive. He currently serves as the Head of Studio Partnerships for Titan1Studios, overseeing the Toronto based shingle's push into Film and TV. Prior to this, Wes was the VP, Development and Production at Foundation Films and the Director of Development at both Paper Plane Entertainment and Viewfinder Pictures. Wes' work has shown at festivals worldwide, most notably Santa Barbara International Film Festival and Cannes, and he has been recognized by both the Sundance Institute and the Sprite Young Filmmaker Series.
Zero Gravity Management | Director of Development
Currently the Director of Development for Zero Gravity Management, a prolific management and production company behind major projects like Netflix’s Ozark and Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, William Deasey is responsible for handling and supporting all aspects of film and television creative development for Zero Gravity's production slate.
Jeff Brody is a member of the lit department at Authentic Talent + Literary Management. He began his career in the TV division at Lakeshore Entertainment. He moved into the talent department at Authentic, then transitioned over to Authentic’s literary division. He now works with several showrunners and creators, helping them tailor their projects so they are more attractive to performers.
Independent | Manager
Andrea Dimity is a literary manager, producer. For more than a decade, Andrea has been actively working in feature film development and production. Prior to management, she worked for producers such as Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Todd Phillips, Chris Meledandri. She has also served as Associate Producer (Untitled HL Project) at Walt Disney Studios and was previously engaged on a local Walt Disney Studios production called the United that was shot entirely in Jordan. Andrea is currently executive producing Kandahar (Gerard Butler) for Thunder Road Pictures, Her client, Pete Barry is the writer of Marian, a twist on a Robin Hood tale that was sold to Amy Pascal and Colombia Pictures with Margot Robbie starring and producing along with Donald De Line.
Grade A Entertainment | President
Andy Cohen is the President of Grade A Entertainment, a production/management company involved in producing film, television and theatre and representing writers, directors and authors for film and tv. Selected credits include: GIFTED starring Chris Evans, Octavia Spencer, and Mckenna Grace for Searchlight; UNTRACEABLE starring Diane Lane for Sony Pictures; HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; and a number of other film and television projects. Upcoming projects include MAGIC KINGDOM FOR SALE for Netflix and THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF COYOTE SUNRISE for Walden Media.
Beth Bruckner O’Brien
Independent | Producer
Beth Bruckner O’Brien is a producer and executive who has worked on 36 films during her career, most recently as an independent producer developing and packaging a slate of films, including THE NEST, which she is producing alongside Halle Berry’s production company run by Holly Jeter. As the SVP of Solstice Studios between 2018-2021, Beth executive produced Robert Rodriguez’s HYPNOTIC, starring Ben Affleck (now in post production), as well as co-produced the film, UNHINGED, starring Russell Crowe. She previously executive produced BULLET HEAD and LEATHERFACE, a prequel to the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. She also worked as a development executive on THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD franchise, the OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN franchise, the EXPENDABLES franchise, and the MECHANIC franchise. Prior to that, Beth served as a development executive at Peter Block’s company, A Bigger Boat, working on HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET, SAW 6, SAW 3D, John Carpenter’s THE WARD, and Adam Green’s FROZEN.
Capital Creations | Principal
Jamie Wager is the principal at Capital Creations, where he focuses on TV writers. Current clients include Maria Ferrari, creator of UNITED STATES OF AL; Shawn Simmons whose show WAYNE currently airs on Amazon; Jon Worley, currently a CO-EP on RAISED BY WOLVES at HBO Max, and who’s adapting “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” for Miramax TV; and Sheila Wilson who wrote on both season of WARRIOR NUN on Netflix, and in between as a story editor Marvel’s HELSTROM for Hulu. Jamie was VP of Television at Alcon Entertainment, Director of Current Programming at the WB Network, Director of Comedy at 20th Television before starting his own management company.
Lee Stobby Entertainment | Manager
Braxton is a literary manager at Lee Stobby Entertainment, the company that represents writers such as Kate Trefry (Stranger Things, Fear Street), Shay Hatten (Army of the Dead, Army of Thieves, John Wick 3) and Isaac Adamson (Bubbles, Chippendales).
Vandal Entertainment | Executive
Navid Mcllhargey has been a studio executive and producer for over 20 years. As an executive at Joe Roth’s Revolution Studios, he oversaw production on films such as WHITE CHICKS, PETER PAN, and TEARS OF THE SUN. In 2004, he moved to Joel Silver’s Silver Pictures where he was a producer on the Guy Ritchie directed ROCKNROLLA. In 2008 Navid became Executive Vice President at New Regency, where he oversaw production of THE DARKEST HOUR and BROKEN CITY.. In 2015, Navid started Vandal Entertainment, which focuses primarily on elevated thematic and character based/high-concept genre fare. The company released its first film entitled THE HUNTER’S PRAYER starring Sam Worthington. McIlhargey most recently produced MODERN LOVE for Amazon.
Circle of Confusion | Manager
Originally from North Carolina, Josh Dove started out his career working at Gersh. He has since worked at multiple management companies before landing at his current position as a manager with Circle of Confusion.
Empirical Evidence | Literary Manager and Partner
A former sports journalist covering U.S. Soccer, MLB, and the NBA, Daniel Seco began his Hollywood career in 2013 at Resolution. He joined CAA in 2014 where he worked in the motion picture literary department before venturing into literary management on the feature side at Writ Large in 2015 as a coordinator/junior manager. A series of consulting jobs including a stop at Netflix in its Original Film department gave way to Seco joining Schemers Entertainment as a literary manager in 2018. Currently, Seco is a literary manager and partner at Empirical Evidence, a literary creative company founded by Derrick Eppich. Seco is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland and the University of Florida as well as a cancer survivor.
Zoic Studios | VP of Development
Samantha Shear is the VP of Development at Emmy-winning global entertainment company Zoic Studios. She joined the company in 2018 to launch their new content division, Zoic Pictures. Some of the feature film projects in development so far include the original screenplay SID at Amazon Studios with Davis Entertainment as well as holiday rom-com Meet The Clauses and The Secret Tree with 1440/Universal. In television, Zoic is developing a YA Korean fantasy series Gilded with Sony Television and Wheel of Time creator Rafe Judkins and arcane punk comic book series Battle Chasers created by Joe Madureira and to be adapted by Derek Kolstad (John Wick) with Alcon Entertainment.
Cannonball Productions | Creative Executive
Derek Beamer is a Creative Executive at Cannonball Productions, where he develops projects for film and TV with a focus on meaningful true stories and unique points of view. He began his career in freelance production, working on everything from major studio releases, narrative television, and low budget independent feature films before joining Cannonball in 2014. A Wyoming native and graduate of Chapman University’s film production program, Derek takes a dedicated hands-on approach to filmmaking He served as Co-Producer on Cannonball’s feature film SAINT JUDY.
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Jorge García Castro is the co-founder of production company AlteredLA, and management company, Inclusion Management. Jorge advises on Latinx content development and production for many major studios and streamers, including Disney, Netflix, Sony, Universal, and Vix+, among others. He’s advised on projects like Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’, Tim Burton’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’, and Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up, among others. Prior, Jorge was an executive for The Walt Disney Studios, and currently has a first-look deal with Universal.
Having met in 2017, Jason Tamasco and Zak Kristofek formed TRACTION in 2021. With over 20 combined years in the industry they wanted to continue pursuing creative projects that elevated all genres and share stories told by artists that the world should know. As part of their upcoming slate, the producing partners are attached to the highly anticipated directorial debut of Mo McRae, A LOT OF NOTHING, being released by AMC’s RLJE in 2023, along with RED RIGHT HAND (2023) starring Orlando Bloom, TIME ALONE starring Taraji P. Henson and written by Oscar-nominee Alessandro Camon, and recently sold a high-concept original series pitch to Disney+.
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This year, we are thrilled to have 2 Guaranteed Signing Partners!
Writers Management was launched by veteran TV development executive and producer Jared Negrón with the mission to serve as a literary management company focused on representing diverse creators from a variety of backgrounds Before founding Writers Management, Negrón—who himself identifies as Queer, Latinx, and Jewish—served on the development teams for such notable series as Common Law, Power, Man in the High Castle, The Terror, and Jean-Claude Van Johnson as well as several high-profile pilot sales including Dead Pop Star to Fox and the adaptation of the Emma Sayle novel Behind the Mask to Fremantle.
The levels and career stages of writers on the Writers Management roster are as varied as their backgrounds. Newly signed ICU nurse-turned screenwriter Shar Carter just had her first round of general meetings. The writing team of Graham Towers & Ben Deeb recently completed multiple seasons of the Emmy® nominated comedy Black-ish and is out for their next staffing job. UCB sketch comedy veteran Heather Woodward is taking the next steps in her career, taking the leap from staffing on shows to pitching her own material. Rachel Strauss-Muñiz, has made a huge splash having been featured as part of the NHMC Latinx Stream Showcase and her podcast Latinos Out Loud is one of the most popular Latinx culture podcasts in the world. And novelist and Bread Loaf alumnus Will Clarke recently published his fourth full-length novel and currently has two projects in development with a major TV studio.
Writers Management endeavors to lift up writers and creators of all backgrounds and amplify entertaining stories by putting authenticity and lived experience in the room. Creators from historically privileged communities are encouraged to use their platforms to shine a spotlight and further the mission through their work and positions of power.
Our Guaranteed Signing Partner is Tobias Literary Management literary manager Eric C. Jones. Tobias Literary Management represents several Pulitzer Prize winners, ALA and Coretta Scott King award honorees, and New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Some of their upcoming film projects include Children of Chicago, A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea, Tomorrow with Ace Productions, and several documentaries with The Content Group and Discovery.
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Bisha K. Ali is a screenwriter and executive producer from London, based between London and Los Angeles. Ali is the creator and head writer of the critically acclaimed ‘Ms. Marvel,’ a limited series by Marvel Studios for Disney+, which brings the first Muslim superhero to the small screen and garnered a 97% Rotten Tomatoes rating. Ali has previously written for Marvel’s ‘Loki’ for Disney+. Before joining the Marvel family, Ali also wrote for Hulu’s limited series ‘Four Weddings And A Funeral,’ created by Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton.
Prior to her work with Disney, Ali was a contributing writer on ‘Sex Education’ for Netflix and is Consulting Producer on HBO and Sky’s horror-comedy limited series ‘The Baby’. She is also the writer of the upcoming animated musical feature ‘Century Goddess,’ for Spire Animation, a studio founded by ‘Ratatouille’ producer Brad Lewis and entrepreneur P.J. Gunsagar. Ali currently has projects in development with Annapurna TV, Apple, eOne, Higher Ground and Netflix.
Ali’s commitment to inclusion and overt change in minority representation behind the camera lead to the establishing of Bisha K. Ali x Netflix’s Screenwriters’ Fellowship in association with Sky. The first of its kind in the UK, the fellowship offers six screenwriters from underrepresented groups a substantial bursary, their first TV credit, a paid placement in a writers’ room, workshops and mentorship, as well as time to focus on an original spec script over the course of a year.
Corey Moore is an experienced television writer who currently serves as a Story Editor for ALL RISE on OWN, having previously written for BET’s KINGDOM BUSINESS and CBS’s NCIS: NEW ORLEANS.
Corey served as head story producer for the syndicated, television true-life series Corrupt Crimes for Sky Vision and Sinclair Broadcasting. He’s also written for the Warner Bros. true-life TV program Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen.
Prior to his transition into television writing, Corey was a producer/reporter for such outlets as NPR's Morning Edition, The Travis Smiley Show, KPCC (Southern California Public Radio) and BET.
A previous Launch Pad Finalist herself, Elaine Loh spent a decade as a working actor before crossing over to the other side of the camera and joining the writing staff of Gossip Girl for HBOMax, followed by Dynasty for the CW (also a Top Ten show worldwide on Netflix). Her short form series, Doxxed, won a Telly Award, Best Short Comedy at the Catalyst Film Festival (formerly itvfest), and Best Achievement at Raindance. Elaine considers herself an “artivist” - an artist and an activist - and as such, she has served as a member of the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Board of Directors, has run weekly phonebanks for voter registration army Field Team 6, and leads a political accountability group called Operation Checks and Balances. Elaine was born in Singapore, can solve a Rubik’s cube in less than two minutes, and is addicted to Wendy’s junior bacon cheeseburgers.
The winners will be chosen based on the following criteria: (i) The originality and commerciality of the premise; (ii) The effectiveness of the plot and structure in serving that premise; (iii) The professional quality and creative use of the writing, formatting and presentation; (iv) The use of dialogue to advance the character, story and entertainment value of the project; (v) The originality, believability and emotional investment in the characters and their impact on the overarching story and themes.
Initial reads will be completed by professional industry readers, after which the top scored scripts will be named to a Second Round. At this point, our internal team of readers will read all remaining submissions to allow for extensive internal discussions over the relative merits and weaknesses of each project. Through internal conferences, we narrow down a list of 100 finalists. At this point, writers may be asked to submit supplemental information (a brief bio, a bible for their tv pilot, etc.) to assist in the decision making process.
Further rounds of internal reading and discussion, as well as consultations with our signing and option partners, narrows the finalists down to 10, at which point our panel of industry judges read the scripts and determine our winners.
Any entrant may be deemed ineligible at the sole discretion of Launch Pad. We reserve the right to amend these rules at any time.
After winning Top Comedy in the Launch Pad Pilot Competition for WHAT'S GRANDDAD, Ivy Johnson went on to sell pilots to Apatow Productions and MGM after being introduced by Launch Pad.
Liz Storm's Launch Pad PIlot finalist script led to her having a project set up with Karen Gillan and Awkwafina attached to star
Following her Top 25 placement for her pilot I LOVE COLLEGE, Sarah Lampert signed with UTA and Writ Large and went on to sell her original pilot GINNY & GEORGIA to Netflix.
Fresh off her Top 10 placement in the Pilot Competition for her script THE DISAPPEARANCE, Jess Harris-Distefano signed with agent Brad Rosenfeld at Culture Creative Entertainment and manager Adrian Garcia at Recon Literary. THE DISAPPEARANCE went on to be set up at Warner Bros. TV with Castle Rock producing and Rob Reiner attached to executive produce.
After placing as a finalist in both the feature and pilot competitions, Ahmadu Garba went on to be staffed on such shows as HAPPY!, THE SINNER and DR. DEATH, before selling his original pilot NIGERIA 2099 to AMC earlier this year.
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