Dan Scheinkman is the Head of Scripted Content at Kickstart Entertainment, the production company led by veteran Producer Jason Netter.
Kickstart is the creative force behind major features including Universal Pictures' Wanted, AMC and Sony Pictures Television's hit series "Preacher", the upcoming Amazon Studios' "The Boys" and a children's animated show for Netflix.
Dan is the former Vice President of Development & Production for Le Vision Pictures USA. Le Vision Pictures co-financed The Expendablesfranchise. Prior to that, Dan worked at Abrams Artists Agency, Gersh, and APA, as a development executive working under Lawrence Bender, and as an independent producer who has set up projects at Paramount andCBS, CMT, Lionsgate TV, andUniversal Cable Productions.
Dan Specializes in all genres of feature, and Comedy and Drama TV, including Animated Series for all ages.
Kickstart Entertainment credits include:
Tips on pitching to Dan Scheinkman
Within 15 minutes of your scheduled pitch, the exec will reach out by Skype or Phone. Your pitch session will last approximately 8 minutes.
Written Pitches will be no more than 2 pages submitted as a PDF or WORD document. Any written pitch uploaded past the deadline will not be shown to the executive and will result in a non-refundable forfeiture of your pitch.
Within 3-4 weeks of your pitch session, you will receive a Pitch Scorecard on which the exec you pitched will provide pitch feedback and note if they are PASSing, or would like to REQUEST your material.
If you are requested, you will be notified via email with further instructions. The execs will have 2-3 months to review your material and note if they are PASSing, or would like a MEETING. If a meeting is requested, we will introduce you via email.
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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