Pitch Bethany Cerrona (Wednesday, October 18th 2017)

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Pitch Bethany Cerrona

Bethany is hearing pitches for Drama, Dramedy, and True-story Features under $3MM.

She is especially interested in stories that are Character-driven, Inspirational, Heartfelt, feature Family Secrets or Unlikely Heroes, and Historical Stories that haven't been heard before (e.g., THE BIG SICK, SARAH'S KEY, ERIN BROCKOVICH, THE INTOUCHABLES, CHOCOLAT).


GIRL ON THE EDGE, produced by Jay Silverman Productions


Jay Silverman Productions is the film and TV production company headed by industry veteran Jay Silverman. On the TV side Silverman worked on A&E's "The Cleaner", TV One's "TV One on One", and THE ZOO. In 2015 the company released their first major feature film, GIRL ON THE EDGE, to huge critical success, including 13 Festival Award wins out of 14 nominations. 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 was just released in February by Sony. On the heels of these two amazing productions, Jay Silverman Productions is looking for it's next feature to develop.


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Tips on pitching to Bethany Cerrona


  • You may only pitch ONE project per reservation. Execs are looking for projects they can develop, NOT portfolios.
  • You should have a completed script available upon request for the project you pitch.
  • Do not reach out to the executives unless directed by Stage 32. They do NOT accept unsolicited material or appreciate being cold-called/emailed by strangers.
  • Missed reservations are not refundable and will not be rescheduled.

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Please understand that these are working executives, and their schedules are subject to change at a moment's notice. We always strive to give you at least 24 hours of notice if a session has been cancelled, and we will recommend another executive for you to pitch your material to.

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