Joe Fronk is a Manager and Producer who launched Island Park Entertainment, representing Writers, Directors, and Talent in Film, Television, and New Media, including proud members of the D.G.A, W.G.A, P.G.A, SAG-AFTRA, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. In July of 2019, IPE restructured internally in a shift towards a primary focus on feature film and scripted television content development and production.
Most recently, Island Park Entertainment set up the hour-long drama pitch Tinacious from writer Evette Vargas. Tinacious is set up MGM Television with Propagate Content, Rosario Dawson are set to Executive Produce alongside Marc Guggenheim, who will Executive Produce and Co-Showrun with Evette.
Joe began his career at UTA in departments including Motion Picture Talent, Literary, and Business Affairs. He left UTA for Chris Morgan Productions (CMP) at Universal as the assistant to writer/producer Chris Morgan, CMP’s VP of Production, and Director of Development.
In his time there, CMP sold four pilots in its first season of TV development, with CMP / Imagine’s “Gang Related” ordered to series for 20th Century Fox. Joe worked on set in production for the entire first season of "Gang Related" before continuing on to work in production on notable films including Disney’s THE JUNGLE BOOK, ANNABELLE, WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS and series including “Masters of Sex”, “Sons of Anarchy”, “Stalker” and “Kevin from Work.”
Fronk has also worked at joined the premium network EPIX for Head of Original Programming Jocelyn Diaz. The department's success contributed significantly to MGM’s $1 Billion acquisition of the network in March 2017 from previous joint venture partners Paramount / Viacom and Lionsgate.
Joe is interested in Drama, Comedy, Action, and Thriller Features & TV, along with Dark Comedy, Horror, & Adventure Features.
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Tips on pitching to Joe Fronk
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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