CV - Ken Larish
Magnet Media - A German/US Film Prod Co
negotiated US/German co-production deal for original project “Interpol:The Hunted” including pre-production planning, international pre-sales, pay or play talent deals
structured PorP deals to include executive producer credit with German reciprocal tax benefits for major talent if reduction of quote
KORE Group - A multi-facility Film/TV and Music Recording and Prod Co headed by multi-platinum producer Keith Olsen (Aerosmith, Foreigner, Scorpions)
developed and wrote business plan for $ 5 Mio VC funding to manufacture and distribute licensed major label hit albums remixed in surround-sound audio
negotiated blanket licenses with record companies and publishing companies based on “new and emerging technology” clauses in standard recording agreements ( a first )
delivered joint venture proposal to VC group at Bloom, Hergott, Cook, Diemer & Klein
Legend Entertainment - A multi-media Record and Film/TV Prod Co
scouted, developed and produced fledgling metal act KORN
negotiated cross-collateralized publishing and recording agreements
negotiated guaranteed release date deal with distributor (a first )
Film and Original Projects
• UCLA School of Film, Theater and Television (Screenwriting)
Writer’s Boot Camp, Robert McKee, John Truby, ARD/ZDF/German TV Writing
• wrote feature film adaption of #1 German TV series “Alarm für Cobra 11” (RTL)
• Seven Graves”, “ Cast of October” and "Dead Zeppelin" - original comic book series: hired artists and developed projects from character design, writing, pencils, ink and colors to digital pre-press, negotiated “work for hire” agreements to retain full copyrights in characters for all usages
• pitched original projects to: Hazy-Mills Productions - Kiel Elliott; John Wells Productions - Andrew Stearn; E One - Michael Rosenberg; TIG Productions - Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner
Carina: Geburt Einer Spionin Thriller Carina, eine zu zwei Jahren Hausarrest verurteilte junge Hackerin, wird während ihrer Strafzeit vom Frankfurter Staatsanwalt in ein dunkles Netz von Wirtschaftsspionage verstrickt.
Seven Graves (Comic Book) Action ⋄ Horror ⋄ Sci-fi In New York in the year 2177, a suicidal gravedigger finds the open graves of seven super heroes who were killed over a hundred years ago. But when he begins to develop their super powers, they hunt him down to kill him before he becomes the most powerful superhero ever.
Cast of October (Comic Book) Fantasy ⋄ Horror ⋄ Music When loner rock star Norman Bludd gets thrown out of his band, he opens the gates of hell to bring back a rock band that died in a recent plane crash. But Norman has opened up a forbidden portal and now all sorts of demons creep into the real world.
Kamikaze Road Adventure ⋄ Horror ⋄ Sci-fi After an alien attack annihilates most of Earth's population, a Japanese teenager escapes from an underground research facility run by the aliens and finds an abandoned muscle car that runs on quantum energy. He makes his way across the desert to L.A. where he believes his family may have survived. But the road is destroyed and he is constantly attacked by mutant monsters. After almost being killed in a mutant attack, he is saved by an alien-human crossbreed and together they make their way to L.A. and an uncertain future.
Dead Zeppelin (Comic Book) Action ⋄ Horror In 1939, Nazi scientists conduct human experiments and inadvertently create a zombie virus. When Pan Atlantic Airlines orders 100 Luxury Zeppelins from the German Zeppelin Comapny, a rogue Nazi General secretly plants the zombie corpses on the Zeppelins to be unleashed on the American enemy when the Zeppelins arrive in New York. But midway over the Atlantic, one of the Zeppelins catches fire and the zombies escape attacking everyone on board. An American spy on board finds out and joins forces with a beautiful German scientist to fight for their lives and stop the zombie invasion of New York.
Bats Horror ⋄ Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller A slacker FBI agent investigates a human trafficking case in a sleepy Oregon town. But when the town is attacked by giant bats, he must rally the town and become the hero he never was.
Bullet Action ⋄ Sci-fi The US Army designs a high-tech fighter robot and transfers it on a high-speed bullet train from Shanghai to Beijing to be mass produced. But the robot short-circuits midway and attacks everyone on board and their only hope is a poisoned soldier who will die in 90 minutes.
My Father's Son
Film (short) by Adam Bachenheimer Writer A young sculptor confronts his father's addiction after a crazy cocaine fueled night in a boxing gym.
University of California - Los Angeles