A director looking for inspiring material to bring to both television and cinema!
Name: Jimmy Gadd
Lives in: Hollywood, California
Company: Gadd Films
Unique traits: The Mentalist, Rosewood, Ali
Television (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Editor The best private pathologist in Miami, Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr., whose rare heart condition that could kill him at any moment fuels his lust for life, gives a second opinion when friends or family of the deceased are not satisfied with official police findings. His state-of-the-art laboratory equipment, Sherlock Holmes-like powers of deduction and quick wit are his main tools. He also relies and depends on his trusty assistants and cute couple, Pippy and Kathy, and works with no-nonsense detective Annalise Villa, who doesn't always go strictly by the book, to see the case to its conclusion.
The Drunk Lonely Wives Book Club
Television (Comedy) Editorial department Friendship, feminism, cocktails, sex, secrets, and comedy collide in a 1963 ladies-only book club.
Bound for Greatness
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Editor Darren Meadows is 27. He has his routine, he has his immaculate apartment, and he has his mind. He also has Aspergers. Throughout his life he has found very few people who have understood him, so he has sequestered himself from the world. When he reached out in the past he was hurt so badly that he shut down, stopped even trying to connect with them. He finds comfort in facts-facts don't change, technology-computers are built with logic boards, and consistency-like the rhythm of the crashing waves on the beach. It is there at the beach (after a minor computer meltdown causing a major frustrating blow-up) that he suddenly finds himself forced to connect with someone: a female someone, who has found an injured bird. Darren feels compelled to help her and as a result starts feeling emotions he thought he had buried, destroyed, obliterated from his consciousness. Darren Meadows is falling in love... Written by Jimmy Gadd
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A Tale of Two Thieves
Film (Documentary) Editorial department In 1963 in the countryside in England, fifteen men pulled off 'The Great Train Robbery' netting today's equivalent of $85million. This incredible film features Gordon Goody, one of the instigators of the crime, for the first time ever, revealing the identity of the missing mastermind behind Britain's most famous heist- the elusive and mysterious 'Ulsterman'.
None of Them Will Collect My Soul
Film (Short and Drama) Editor A girl has a brief moment of reflection, where she traces her past to figure out what went wrong with her life.
Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Editorial department After a serial killer named Red John murdered Patrick Jane's wife and daughter, Jane dedicated his life to hunting down and killing Red John. To that end he gave up his lucrative pretense of being a psychic and joined the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as a consultant to the team responsible for investigating the Red John case, led by Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon. Using Jane's exceptional gift for observation and his mentalist tricks, the team is able to close an unprecedented number of cases, but Jane's unconventional and often outright illegal methods also bring much censure down on Lisbon's head, making his assistance both a blessing and a curse. Meanwhile, the hunt for Red John continues... Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Editor The family dynamics within a marriage on its last legs.
Film (Short and Comedy) Producer Heal Thyself is a 'sick' little satire starring Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts (The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Dark Knight) as a morally challenged doctor thriving in America's profit-driven health care system. Roberts' hilarious turn as the cynical Dr. Cash is complimented by stellar performances from Edie McClurg (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Natural Born Killers), Peter Jason (Deadwood, Adaptation), Sarah Glendening (All My Children, As the World Turns), Cory Scarborough (War Flowers) and Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey (After the Fall). Written by Anonymous
A Reuben by Any Other Name
Film (Short and Comedy) Editor "A Reuben by Any Other Name" takes a humorous look at the differences between Orthodox and Reform Judaism played out in terms of the differences between the New York and Los Angeles versions of the Reuben sandwich. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short) Producer A man who is unknowingly oppressed is predestined to save the world from corporate enslavement.
Television (Drama) Editorial department A tabloid editor and her photographer try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism.
Film (Action and Drama) Producer The Governor is a noir love story set amidst the abject solitude of the sex industry. Tortured escort driver John Dorian has practiced his trade for longer than he'd care to remember. He doesn't mind the sleaze around him -- sleaze is all he knows. Thrust into working with new escort, Gwen Miller, John forms a partnership with her based on his self-defined 'rules'. Through their dealings, Gwen's empathy and naiveté gradually softens John, sending his fragile world into a tailspin of violent and devastating consequences. Written by The Governor Movie, LLC
Year of the Dog
Film (Comedy and Drama) Editorial department Peggy is single, childless, in her 40s, a lonely executive assistant in a friendly office. Her dog Pencil is the love of her life, and when he dies after eating some sort of toxin, Peggy's life spins out of her control: a friendly neighbor invites her for dinner; a friendly staff member at her vet's calls with an abused dog he recommends she adopt - she does, and also finds herself attracted to this fellow. She becomes a vegan, supports animal-rights causes, and embroils her brother's young children in these concerns. Saving dogs and other animals become such a passion that her mental health and her job may be in danger. Are regaining control and finding love beyond her reach? Written by <email@example.com>
Bernard and Doris
Film (Biography, Comedy and Drama) Editorial department Sympathetic look loosely based on the relationship between tobacco heiress, Doris Duke (1912-1993) - think Duke University - and her shy butler, Bernard Lafferty. The icy and mercurial Duke fires her butler for serving a chilled cantaloupe; the agency sends Lafferty, formerly household staff to Liz Taylor and to Peggy Lee. He's an alcoholic, fresh out of rehab. He gradually becomes Duke's gay alter ego as she romps through life sleeping with young men, making shrewd decisions quickly, managing her fortune and orchids as Lafferty manages her New Jersey estate. With a wine cellar to die for, Bernard falls off the wagon. Can he pull himself together when Doris needs him? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Film (Drama and Romance) Editorial department Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly between her and her teacher, Simone Bradley. Annabelle pursues Simone relentlessly until Simone must make a choice between following her heart and doing what's right. Written by email@example.com
Film (Comedy, Drama, Music and Romance) Editorial department A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.
Video (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Editorial department A newly promoted book editor discovers a potential best seller, although unfinished, manuscript buried in her predecessor's office. Moved by the passionate love story and drawing parallels to her own life, she embarks on a journey to find the author and the missing ending only to find an old loner who is still struggling to cope with the death of his wife twenty years prior. The two eventually form a close friendship, each drawing wisdom and strength from each other allowing him to write the final chapter on his romance with his wife before succumbing to cancer and inspiring her to find a lost love. Written by JaGs5
Film (Biography, Drama and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew In 1964, a brash new pro boxer, fresh from his olympic gold medal victory, explodes on to the scene, Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self confidence with his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. To his credit, he sets out to prove that with his highly agile and forceful style soon making him a formidable boxer who soon claims the heavyweight championship. His personal life is no less noteworthy with his allegiance to the Nation of Islam, his friendship with the controversial Malcolm X and his abandonment of his slave name in favour of Muhammad Ali stirring up controversy. Yet, at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test with the military draft rules are changed, making him eligible for military induction during the Vietnam War. Despite the fact that he could easily agree to a sweetheart deal that would have meant an easy tour of ... Written by Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Grandma Shoots, Grandma Scores
Film (Comedy and Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A gangly young girl (M. C. Brennan) strolls onto a basketball court and makes numerous painfully bad attempts to make a basket. After one of the misses, the ball bounces into the lap of jer watchful Grandma, a 99-year old lady in a wheelchair (Mae Owen), who launches a long-range bomb that sails through the hoop. Agitated, the girl moves the old woman farther away, but "Grandma" takes this as a challenge, snatches the ball away and lets sail another perfect long-distance shot. The furious girl spins Grandma around backwards so she can't see the basket, daring her to shoot, which she does with a laugh. Finally, the girl blindfolds Grandma, who makes trick shot after trick shot in reverse. The girl swipes the ball from Grandma and shoots a vengeful basket which ricochets off the rim and bonks her on the head, delighting Grandma and the assembled crowd. Shot at various film speeds for a "silent film" effect and featuring early '30s recordings by the Mills Brothers. Written by Caitie Dee
Mrs. Santa Claus
TV Movie (Comedy, Family, Fantasy and Musical) Costume and Wardrobe Department Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural neighborhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <email@example.com>
Film (Comedy and Romance) Costume and Wardrobe Department Celeste Talbert has been the queen of the soaps for over two decades. Montana Moorehead needs to get her out of her way before she can move on and begins her program to get her to leave. She hires an old boyfriend of Celeste to be on the show and has Celeste become a murderer in the script, but each attempt has unforseen consequences. Written by John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Earth Day Special
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