Pat O'Brien is the Literary Manager for John Crosby Management in charge of finding new projects for their high-profile clients.
Pat and his client Shia LaBeouf were at 2019 Sundance with the critically acclaimed feature film, Honey Boy, which LaBeouf wrote and starred in. LaBeouf also just received critical acclaim for his role in The Peanut Butter Falcon, which was just distributed by Roadside Attractions.
Other clients include John Hurt, Rene Russo, James Denton, Suleka Mathew, and Mark Collier.
Previously, Pat O’Brien worked in development for Academy Award-nominated Producer Brian Oliver at Cross Creek Pictures, Sony Pictures Television’s digital division, Crackle, Agency for the Performing Arts (APA), and Laurence Mark Productions.
Pat specializes in all genres of features, especially Biopic, Drama, Thrillers and Romantic-Comedies.
Client credits include:
Tips on pitching to Pat O'Brien
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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