Online PitchFest 48: Halloween Day: Execs Specialize in Horrors, Thrillers and Sci FI

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31 OCT

Romel Adam - Assistant to Head of Company, Ghost House Pictures

31 OCT

Stuart Arbury - Director of TV & Episodic Content, Ramo Law

31 OCT

Christian Armogida - Producer, Nightshade Entertainment

31 OCT

Nick Phillips - Producer, PBR Streetgang

31 OCT

Rick Bitzelberger - Development Executive, Informant Media

Online PitchFest 48: Halloween Day: Execs Specialize in Horrors, Thrillers and Sci FI

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Online PitchFest 48: Halloween Day: Execs Specialize in Horrors, Thrillers and Sci FI

When we think of Halloween we think of movies like The Exorcist, Poltergeist, Paranormal Activity and Saw. So what better day than Halloween to have our next Online PitchFest focused on horror, thriller and sci fi features and TV pitches! Get in the spirit and scare the pants off these execs. 

In this one day event we have on tap Revolver Picture Company, Dimension Films, Ghost House Pictures, former exec of Vertigo Entertainment turned manager/produer Gavin Dorman and Informant Media.

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Romel Adam

Romel Adam - Assistant to Head of Company, Ghost House Pictures

Romel is looking for horror/thriller features and TV pilots of all budget ranges.

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Romel Adam has been with Ghost House for 5 years and works with Robert Tapert, Founder and Executive Producer of Ghost House Pictures. Ghost House Pictures was conceived in 2002 to produce feature films that would deliver great scares and offer horror fans a thrill ride experience. Executives at Ghost House include filmmaker/producer Sam Raimi, Producer Rob Tapert, and Executive Producer Joseph Drake.

Ghost House is known for producing horror films that premier #1 at the box office. They are in pre-production on the film adaptation of the massively successful video game, The Last of Us.

Before working at Ghost House, Romel was a reader for Joel Silver's (The Matrix) company. Romel is always on the look out for commercial and well-written genre scripts.

Click below to listen to a Stage 32 exclusive interview with Romel Adam!

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Stuart Arbury

Stuart Arbury - Director of TV & Episodic Content, Ramo Law

Stuart is interested in pitches for All Genres of Television.


Note: If requested, Ramo Law will work for a percentage or an hourly rate, dependent on the project's potential and fit, to read, develop, and package your script. Questions? Email writerhelp@stage32.com.


 

Stuart is a television executive at Ramo Law. Ramo Law represents a number of producers, financiers, and writers, and are looking to find more clients to work with as well as connect their clients with applicable projects. Their offices work to develop, package and submit material for clients represented by the firm.

Ramo Law is currently packaging a Stage 32 writer's script with A-List talent and a top tier producer, as well as multiple other Stage 32 writers not yet announced. In all, Ramo Law has helped over a dozen Stage 32 writers attach A-list directors, actors and producers to their material, taking the writers on as clients and launching their careers.

Ramo Law has been involved in more than 400 feature and television projects, with over 50 in 2017 alone, and 13 projects at this year's Sundance including WHITE RABBIT, co-executive produced by Ramo Law's Tiffany Boyle and Elsa Ramo. They are looking to expand in the television space, where they have already provided Production and Legal Services on a number of series including Netflix's "Altered Carbon" and "Chef's Table", tru TV's "Those Who Can't", ABC's "This Isn't Working", DirecTV's "Billy & Billie", the Vimeo Original Series "Lonely and Horny", MTV's "Happyland", Hulu's "Battleground", and "Woke Up Dead", which premiered on the Sony Pictures Entertainment owned Crackle.

 

Stu previously served executive positions at Captivate Entertainment (THE BOURNE series), Dimension Films ("Scream", THE MIST, 47 METERS DOWN), and Canvas Media StudiosStuart was also one of the co-founders of Wolf Knife TV, an award winning online comedy channel. His TV producing and writing credits include "Couchers" and "Bonnie Blake: Parole Officer".

 

Company credits include:

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Christian Armogida

Christian Armogida - Producer, Nightshade Entertainment

Christian Armogida is a producer who specializes in high quality, low budget horror projects with A-List talent.

Chris produced the project The Blackcoat's Daughter for Unbroken Pictures, which starred Emma Roberts and Sabrina's Kiernan Shipka. It was directed by Osgood Perkins, and distributed by the multiple Oscar-winning A24.

Following the success of the film, Christian created his own label, Nightshade Entertainment. He is currently in post-production on We Summon the Darkness, starring Alexandra Daddario. Christian is pre-production on The Importance of Blood for Circle of Confusion. 

Christian previously worked at Village Roadshow Pictures in Development and Physical Production, before moving to Focus Features and Universal Pictures, and later, Unbroken Pictures. 

Christian specializes in elevated horror, thrillers, and dark comedy which can be set up at studios. 

 

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Please note: The industry executives who work with Stage 32 do not accept unsolicited submissions. Contacting this executive with an unsolicited submission outside of Stage 32 is a violation of our user policy and could result in suspension from the site.

Nick Phillips

Nick Phillips - Producer, PBR Streetgang

Nick Phillips is a former studio executive turned award winning independent producer & filmmaker who has been working in the entertainment industry for nearly 25 years. His career started in NYC in 1997 at Dimension Films. While there, he was involved in such franchises as SCREAM, HALLOWEEN, HELLRAISER and THE CROW. He appeared on Season 3 of PROJECT GREENLIGHT, helping shepherd the film FEAST through production and launching a new franchise in the process. By the time he left Dimension, he had risen to the post of Vice President of Development & Production.

In 2005, Nick went to work for Sony Pictures Entertainment as a Senior Vice President of Development & Production. He helped create the genre division Stage 6 Films. While there he worked on successful sequels to 30 DAYS OF NIGHT and VACANCY, among others. He soon after moved into a position at Sony Screen Gems, where he oversaw a diverse slate of films including STRAW DOGS,THE ROOMMATE, THIS CHRISTMAS and COUNTRY SONG, as well as being involved in franchises such as UNDERWORLD and RESIDENT EVIL. 

From 2012-2017, Nick served as Executive Vice President of Revolver Picture Company, a fully financed independent production label he co-founded. During that time Revolver produced four films - HAUNT with, the award winning BENEATH with Jeff Fahe and DEVIL'S BACKBONE TEXAS, which Fox Digital Studios released in March 2015. I

In 2018 & 2019, Nick produced two seasons of the 10x10 series THE REAL BROS OF SIMI VALLEY for Facebook Watch, and he produced season one of the digital series MR. MOM for MGM and VUDU in 2019. Most recently he produced season one of the 10X10 series ALT for Gunpowder + Sky & HBO Max.

 

Nick Specializes in Contained, High-concept Horror and Thriller Features in the $1-$3MM range.

 

 

Credits include:

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Rick Bitzelberger

Rick Bitzelberger - Development Executive, Informant Media

Rick Bitzelberger is the Development Executive at Informant Media, a Los Angeles-based film finance and production company focused on bringing award-winning features and television to millions of people. In this pursuit, Informant has worked with studios including SONY, FOX Searchlight, Lionsgate, Millennium Entertainment, Paramount, HBO, ABC, CBS, NBC, TBS, ABC Family, Lifetime, Hallmark, and MTV.

Informant produced multiple Oscar and Grammy-winner CRAZY HEART starring Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal, International Film Festival Best Picture - Port Hueneme Award-winner STUCK IN LOVE starring Kristen Bell and Jennifer Connelly, the recent KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN starring Sam Worthington and Anthony Hopkins, Myriad Pictures' ERASED with Liana Liberato and Aaron Eckhart, Sony Pictures Classics HYSTERIA starring Felicity Jones and Maggie Gyllenhaal, BOYCHOIR starring Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates, and the upcoming CANDY JAR for Netflix starring Sami Gayle, Jacob Latimore and Helen Hunt.

Rick Specializes in Rom-Coms, Thriller/Suspense, Sci-fi, and Horror Features. 

 

Credits Include:

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