Matt is looking for all Genres and Formats of Screenplays, EXCEPT Sci-fi. He's especially interested in TV Comedies and Thriller/Horror Features.
IT, written by Industry's client Gary Dauberman
Matt Kniaz is a Manager at Industry Entertainment, one of the premier production and management companies in the industry with on-screen talent including Alisha Mullally ("13 Reasons Why"), Krysten Ritter ("Jessica Jones", "Don't Trust the B"), Jeff Goldblum (JURASSIC PARK, INDEPENDENCE DAY), Laura Prepon ("Orange is the New Black", "That '70s Show"), Jimmi Simpson ("Westworld", "House of Cards"), Summer Glau ("Firefly", "The Sarah Connor Chronicles", "Arrow"), Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural"), and more!
Industry Entertainment also represents some of the biggest talent behind the camera and on the page including:
Matt Kniaz came to Industry Entertainment from CAA after working in the talent/television packaging department. Before that, he was at ICM in the motion picture talent department.
Industry Entertainment has already signed 3 Stage 32 members!
Company and client credits include:
Tips on pitching to Matt Kniaz
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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