Pitch Jim Young (Saturday, December 9th 2017)

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Pitch Jim Young

Jim is looking for drama, true-story, and thriller features - NO sci-fi or horror.

He is also interested in TV Pilots.

 
ALMOST FRIENDS, produced by Jim Young
 

Jim Young is the Producer/Owner of Animus Films, an independent production company behind films like last year's ALMOST FRIENDS, starring Freddie Highmore ("The Good Doctor", "Bates Motel") and Haley Joel Osment. Jim has a long history of producing critically acclaimed features and documentaries including  YEAR OF THE BULL (Showtime), HOMECOMING (Mischa Barton, Jessica Stroup), Don McKay (Thomas Haden Church, Elisabeth Shue, Melissa Leo), The Words (Bradley cooper, Zoe Saldana), LOVELACE (Amanda Seyfried, James Franco, Peter Sarsgaard), LIFE OF A KING (Cuba Gooding Jr.), and THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY (Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons).

Animus Films is in post-production on THE CATHER WAS A SPY starring Paul Rudd, and LAYOVER starring Penelope Cruz after recently releasing FAT CAMP with Vivica A. Fox.

Animus Films productions have released through Showtime, Paramount Pictures, CBS Films, The Weinstein Company, Millennium Entertainment, and Image Entertainment. His films have also premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, and the Toronto Film Festival.

 

Pitching tips from Jim:

  • Make sure your protagonist is likable.
  • Give away the ending to your story.
  • Highlight what makes your story stand out.
  • Stay focused on the main plot. Don't try to include too many story

 

Young is a member of the Producer's Guild of America and attended New York University, where he majored in Dramatic Literature.

 

Credits include:

The man who knew infinityThe WordsLovelaceLife of a King

 

 


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 Jim Young

  • Make sure your protagonist is likeable.
  • Give away the ending to your story.
  • Highlight what makes your story stand out.
  • Stay focused on the main plot. Don't try to include too many 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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