Pitch Devon Byers (Saturday, December 9th 2017)

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Pitch Devon Byers

Devon is looking for Horror, Sci-fi & Thriller TV pilots - No space operas or period.

He is also interested in CONTAINED Horror, Sci-fi & Thriller Features!

 


"Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
, produced by Ideate Media

 

Devon Byers is a Development Coordinator for Ideate Media, a film and production company who most currently in production on Season 2 of BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" starring Elijah Wood. This season promises some amazing stars and a totally new mystery.

Ideate partnered with IDW Entertainment, Circle of Confusion ("The Walking Dead"), and AMC studios ("Preacher") to bring Douglas Adams' bestselling novels to TV as their first major project, as producer Zainir Aminullah see's Ideate Media filling a "huge gaping hole" in the Malaysian Film industry and other who's initials aren't USA or UK. Not satisfied with becoming another destination to outsource production, Ideate is positioning itself to be a leader in the industry by developing new ideas and existing IP for TV and film.

Ideate Media's mission is to develop, produce and commercialize high-quality content for global audiences, working across multiple formats and genres: television and feature film, fiction and non-scripted, animation and live action. They are currently in development on films including LINE OF CONTROL and ROGUE STAR and in post-production on TOMBIRUO.

 

Devon received his Masters in Producing from the American Film Institute Conservatory where his thesis film, JONESTOWN, won a number of international awards.

 

Company & Principal credits include:

Dirk GentlysTombiruoTormented

 

 


Guidelines

  • 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.

Live Pitches

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

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.

Scorecards

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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Tips on pitching to Devon Byers

  • Don't get lost in the details. The logline and story should be first, then fill me in on the universe
  • Don't get lost in props/ papers.
  • It can be intense, but don't be nervous, you have a personality so let it shine through, why do you want to tell this story?

Guidelines

  • 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.

Live Pitches

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

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.

Scorecards

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.


Need help with your pitch?
Download the Stage 32 Happy Writers Pitching Template

Questions or Concerns?
WriterHelp@Stage32.com

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