Drew Gatto is the Film & TV Development Coordinator at Captivate Entertainment with almost 10 years of experience in several different facets of the entertainment industry. Captivate Entertainment is a production company behind the enormously popular JASON BOURNE franchise, which has grossed over a billion dollars worldwide. Captivate was formed by principals Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner to create elevated character-driven action, adventure, and thriller projects for feature and television, and the company has an exclusive relationship with the estate of Robert Ludlum to produce his novels for the screen.
At Captivate, Drew works closely with executives across the industry to source strong material and secure IP rights for projects in development. Last summer, he had the opportunity to travel to Budapest to work on Captivate's most recent TV project, "TREADSTONE", which aired on USA Network last fall.
Drew started his career at the Gersh Agency where he worked with leading film and television talent, helping them secure roles and develop their careers. He then moved to Imagine Entertainment, where he had the distinct honor of working with Brian Grazer across Imagine's slate of projects.
Drew specializes in Action, Comedy, Horror, Young Adult projects in both TV or features.
"I had a strong, very helpful, chat with Drew Gatto about my script “Death Dose.” He was incisive and succinct. I highly recommend him to other writers. He clearly had studied my work carefully, and he was sharp on many details of dialogue, character, and flow of the plot. Bravo to Drew and Bravo to you for setting up the review! Very helpful and supportive!"
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