Pitch Michael C. Rogers (Saturday, December 14th 2019)

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Pitch Michael C. Rogers

Michael Rogers is a Coordinator at Skybound Entertainment, the Emmy-winning company behind the AMC phenomenon, "The Walking Dead" and "Fear the Walking Dead."

Skybound recently lined up its latest TV project – an adaptation of Korean thriller The Villainess and is looking for a writer for the project.

Additionally, Michael is actively involved with the fourth season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead, which Skybound is bringing to an epic conclusion!

Michael's mandate is to find new horror and thriller material and writers for projects that can be developed across multiple platforms including television and digital.

 

Skybound Entertainment is responsible for:

  • AMC's "The Walking Dead" created by Robert Kirkman and Producer/Manager David Alpert
  • Cinemax's "Outcast"
  • AMC's "Fear the Walking Dead"
  • Nat Geo's "Dead by Dawn"
  • AIR, starring Norman Reedus, produced with Circle of Confusion

Prior to joining Skybound Entertainment Michael worked with Paramount Network and Nickelodeon

Michael specializes in all genres and formats but is especially interested in sci-fi, fantasy and action thriller genres. 

Skybound produced:

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Tips on pitching to Michael C. Rogers

My biggest pet peeve during a pitch is when someone talks more about himself or herself than about the story. Story is perhaps the most important thing in a pitch, and I'd much rather hear about the characters in the script than about a personal anecdote (unless the script is an autobiography).

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  • You should have a completed script available upon request for the project you pitch.
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  • Missed reservations are not refundable and will not be rescheduled.

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