Nick Specializes in 1-hour Serialized TV Dramas, and 1/2-hour Comedy and Dark Comedy TV Series in the vein of "The Detour" & "Search Party".
Nick Oleksiw is an Independent Producer who recently produced WELCOME TO MERCY with IFC Midnight starring Lily Newmark, set up the thriller SUSPENSION for The Solution with Steven C. Miller directing this fall. He is also producing a comedy THE LAST KARPINSKIS with Adam Pally starring, and executive producing PROJECT SAPPHIRE, a true-story thriller being written by U.K. scribe Paul Webb, as well as developing a handful of TV projects. A fan of both high-concept genre fare and comedy, Nick has a growing number of smart and commercial projects in development.
Nick previously ran development at Reel FX, a production studio led by Brad Booker and the creative force behind Golden Globe-nominee THE BOOK OF LIFE, FREE BIRDS starring Amy Poehler, Woody Harrelson, and Owen Wilson, and RISE OF THE GUARDIANS with DreamWorks. The company also worked on projects with companies including FOX, Universal, Disney, Sony, Paramount STX, Warner Bros., and more including "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", THE HIVE, "Firefly", "Angel", and SPIDER-MAN 2 among others. He left Reel FX to focus on genre films, starting his own production company, Mischief Entertainment.
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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.
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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.
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