Travis is the Creative Executive at Smart Entertainment, a production and management company based in Los Angeles whose projects have grossed over a billion dollars. Most recently the company produced the wildly successful Ted franchise, with Seth MacFarlane and Mark Wahlberg, Blades of Glory starring Will Ferrell, Jenna Fischer and Amy Poehler and Anger Management starring Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson and Marisa Tomei.
Recently, Smart Entertainment branched into thrillers producing the smash hit, The Boy Next Door starring Jennifer Lopez.
These projects have given Smart Entertainment the opportunity to work with other amazing companies including:
Prior to Smart Entertainment, Travis worked at CBS where he worked on shows including "Price is Right", "American Idol", "Baby Daddy" and "Melissa & Joey," before moving to the industry-leading talent agency Innovative Artists.
Travis develops all genres of features and television, specializing in Comedy and Thriller.
Tips on pitching to Travis Mauk
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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