Jaclyn Specializes in Thriller, Sci-fi, Action and Romantic-Comedy Features & TV pilots!
A QUIET PLACE, written by Madhouse Entertainment client Bryan Woods
Jaclyn Murdock is the Assistant to Managers at Madhouse Entertainment, a production and literary management company that works with screenwriters and writer/directors in the areas of film, television and new media.
Madhouse Entertainment has built its reputation on developing and producing the highest quality of writers and projects. Madhouse is currently in pre-production on ATLANTIC WALL with Bradley Cooper and NEWSFLASH with Mark Ruffalo, Seth Rogen, and Logan Lerman. They are in post-production on SLENDER MAN with Sony's Screen Gems and recently produced the feature film PRISONERS for Warner Brothers and Alcon Entertainment starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal with Denis Villeneuve directing. The National Board of Review named PRISONERS Best Ensemble film and it was nominated for an Oscar for best cinematography. Their other productions include SAFE HOUSE, THE BOUNTY HUNTER, DEADFALL, and more.
On the management side, Madhouse represents some of the most sought after talent in the industry including those that work on the page, behind the camera, and in front of it including: Bryan Woods (A QUIET PLACE), Nicole Perlman (GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, CAPTAIN MARVEL), Justin Marks (THE JUNGLE BOOK, TOP GUN 2), Jeffrey Lieber ("Lost", "NCIS"), Joshua Harto (THE DARK KNIGHT, BRIDGE OF SPIES), Josh Campell (10 CLOVERFIELD LANE, THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA), Jason Smilovic (WAR DOGS, LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN), David Guggenheim (DESIGNATED SURVIVOR, SAFEHOUSE), Aaron Guzikowski (PRISONERS, "The Red Road"), and Lauren Iungerich ("Awkward")
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Tips on pitching to Jaclyn Murdock
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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