Bethany is looking for inspirational, character-driven dramas, dramedies & true-stories under $5MM.
She is especially interested in characters who struggle in life or are damaged, but are able to overcome obstacles to find love, tolerance, acceptance, and hope - and in turn hopefully inspire the audience to live life with more purpose - as well as stories about unlikely friendships who connect in a profound way.
(E.g., THE BIG SICK, THE INTERN, MR HOLLAND'S OPUS, THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY, etc.)
GIRL ON THE EDGE, produced by Jay Silverman Productions
Jay Silverman Productions got their start as a commercial production company working with TV shows like "The Cleaner", "Walk Away", and THE ZOO. In 2015 they released their first major feature film, GIRL ON THE EDGE, to huge critical success, including 13 Festival Award wins out of 14 nominations! Currently picked up by Showtime, the script was penned by Joey Curtis (BLUE VALENTINE) and stars Peter Coyote, Taylor Spreitler, Gil Bellows and Makenzie Phillips.
Their latest feature, OFF THE MENU, was penned by Jennifer Goldson (SNATCHED) and stars Dania Ramirez, Santino Fontana, and Jen Lilley. The film was recently picked up by Vision Films for a 2018 release. On the heels of these two amazing productions, Jay Silverman Productions is looking for it's next feature to develop.
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