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Tiegen Kosiak is an independent film, TV, and digital producer as well as the co-founder of The Young Hollywood Mafia, an entertainment networking group with 150+ members. Tiegen is currently producing the $3MM thriller BORREGO, which she discovered in a Stage 32 pitch session last year. Tiegen is the former Director of Development for Zoe Saldana's Cinestar Pictures ("Rosemary's Baby", QUANTUM IS CALLING, THE HONOR LIST) where she navigated the first-look deal with Lionsgate and Televisa as well as an additional digital production deal with AwesomenessTV. Allen James Roughton is the Stage 32 Script Services Coordinator, a screenwriter, reader and development researcher who has consulted on over 100 projects, scripts, books, comics and films and conducted research on life stories, exposés, professions and locations for development at major production companies. Nick Assunto is part of the Stage 32 script services team and a screenwriter himself. He was previously a reader for the Austin Film Festival, a writer for the 2017 CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase, co-host of the Sunday show B.Y.O.T. at UCB, and dabbled in acting, having been featured on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, an eHarmony commercial directed by Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst (for real), and is infamously known as Tony, the annoying party member from the 'Four Friends' Elder Scrolls spots. Full Bio »
Producer Tiegen Kosiak joins our Panel as we listen and read your pitches live to help educate the Writers' Room screenwriters on what is and isn't working in their pitch.
We take a look at a live pitch for and a Family Fantasy Feature, an Old-world Sci-fi Show based on mythology, and a Mystic meets Sci-fi Series set in Hawaii.
The Pitch Tank
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Development Exec from Rosey TV joins our Panel as we listen and read your pitches live to help educate the Writers' Room screenwriters on what is and isn't working in their pitch.
This week the Writers' Room welcomes in Development Executive Anna Henry into the Pitch Tank! Anna began her 20-year career as a development executive at Nickelodeon, working on the development and production of animated television series, pilots and features. Anna has been a script consultant and screenwriting instructor, as well as building her own slate as an independent producer. Her clients have worked on hit television series on all major networks, such as "THE DEUCE", "POWER", "IN CONTEMPT", "TOMMY", "HUNG", "CHICAGO FIRE", "FEAR THE WALKING DEAD", "THIS IS US", and "THE FLASH". Her clients have worked on shows at virtually every broadcast, cable and streaming television network, and have set up projects at Amazon, Starz, HBO, Sony, Fox, EOne, ITV America, OddLot Entertainment, Corus, and others. Anna enjoys having a close collaboration with writers in refining scripts, expanding their range of material, and finding the best home for each project, which is why she was an incredible guest!
We're back in the Writers' Room for the Pitch Tank Webcast with Regina Lee. Regina Lee is a Feature Film, TV Series, and Thriller Movie producer. Among her favorite projects was teaming with showrunner Rob Thomas (creator of iZombie, Veronica Mars, Party Down), Owen Wilson, and Emmy winners This American Life to sell a pilot to HBO! She also teamed with Emmy-winning showrunner Rene Balcer (Law & Order) to sell a pilot to Starz. Other favorite TV projects as Executive Producer are an animated comedy pilot at FOX and a drama pilot at BET created by showrunner of Queen Sugar, as well as multiple TV pilots with 20th Century Fox TV Studios. She produced two TV movie thrillers that aired on Lifetime. As a production company executive with a deal at CBS Network, she was on the team that sold multiple projects to CBS and The CW, getting a show on the air at CBS. She began her executive career at Universal Pictures, where she was the primary executive in charge of American Wedding and Curious George. She was a studio executive in charge of movies such as: The Good Shepherd (Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert DeNiro)The Fast & the Furious 3Bridget Jones 2The Cat in the HatSeabiscuitRed Dragon She was the production company executive of Fox releases X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Deception.
Stage 32 CEO, Producer, and Screenwriter Richard "RB" Botto joins our Panel as we listen and read your pitches live to help educate the Writers' Room screenwriters on what is and isn't working in their pitch.