John Funk is an independent producer who has worked in nearly every aspect of the film industry.
Prior to starting his producing carer, John was directly involved in the production of the hit comedy, We're The Millers for Vincent Newman Entertainment. John also worked in development for Tom Cruise at MGM/United Artists.
Later, John developed and sold the script Patient Zero to Clint Culpepper at Screen Gems, attached an Oscar winning director, Stanley Tucci, and shot it in London. The film was released in 2018 to rave reviews.
John was also a part of the final season of the smash television comedy, 'You're The Worst" for FX. He also worked at Live Nation Productions to coordinate the LA premiere of A Star in Born and Dave Grohl’s documentary, From Cradle to Stage.
John Funk is looking for commercial, genre pictures, especially horror, comedy, and action between $5 - $40M.
Tips on pitching to John Funk
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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