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Jason Mirch welcomes Courtney Miller Jr., of television's "Saints and Sinners" for Bounce TV. and A Stone Cold Christmas for Bounce TV, into the Writers' Room Pitch Tank! Courtney is a 5-time award winning director who has worked with the biggest names in entertainment including Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Usher, andBritney Spears. His award winning short film REPAIRations! - The Musical, received the Director's Choice Diversity in Cannes Best Musical.
He has development deals with has development deals with TBS, Lionsgate, MGM, Legendary, Weed Road, Viola Davis' company Juvee, Bounce TV, and Will Packer.
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We're back in the Writers' Room for The Pitch Tank with Marsy Robinson. Writers will have a precisely timed 5-minute window to present their pitches, while our seasoned experts meticulously dissect each presentation, providing constructive feedback. Step into a welcoming and supportive space where everyone is invited to participate and grow together. Elevate your pitching skills in an atmosphere dedicated to fostering growth and creativity!
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’s Director Script Services, Jason Mirch and Guest Panelist David Harris (producer on dozens of films, including SECURITY with Antonio Banderas) ago over writer’s pitches, both live and written, to help improve each pitch.
We're diving into the Writers' Room Pitch Tank with special guest, Literary Manager Tessa Shaffer of Corvisiero Literary Agency.Tessa is a Literary Manager with Corvisiero Literary Agency, a boutique agency in NYC that represents both authors and screenwriters. The clients of CLA include many New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon #1 Bestselling Authors. Tessa signed a writer after connecting through a Stage 32 pitch session! She says, "Thank you for adding such a valuable connection for writers and execs."Corvisiero Literary Agency has a growing relationship with networks and producers and has successfully negotiated book-to-film deals, most recently FOREVER MY GIRL to Roadside Attractions and Disney International with LD Entertainment producing.
In this Pitch Tank webcast, we welcome producer Aimee Schoof of Intrinsic Value Films. Aimee has produced more than 35 feature films! Of those, 10 have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, 4 at the Tribeca Film Festival, 3 at SXSW, and one each at LA Film Festival, Toronto, Venice, New York FF, New Directors/New Films, and Berlinale. Among many of her notable films, she produced TESLA with Ethan Hawke, AMERICAN SATAN with Malcolm McDowell, MARJORIE PRIME with Jon Hamm, EXPERIMENTER with Peter Sarsgaard, BLUE CAPRICE with Isiaiah Washington, Tim Blake Nelson, DEATH OF A DYNASTY with Kevin Hart and Rashida Jones, and XX/XY with Mark Ruffalo. She has expanded into television and currently has a slate of scripted and unscripted projects and feature films in all phases of production. And on top of all of that, Aimee is also a partner in the comic book publishing company Red Giant Entertainment, developing comic book properties for film and TV! During the webcast, we hear pitches that range from Sci-Fi to Supernatural in both film and television! Aimee provides some incredible insights and provides her 2 key pieces of advice to keep in mind while pitching!
We're back in the Writers' Room for the Pitch Tank Webcast with Producer, Boman Modine. Boman Modine is an award winning Producer with a history of film and franchise development. As a director, Boman has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy for the show "DARK/WEB" on Amazon Prime and was both the showrunner and director for Warhammer 40,000's "ANGELS OF DEATH" and "THE EXODITE" currently running on Warhammer+. Boman started the company LOST LEGION STUDIOS to generate VFX materials as well as animated content for companies that include RIOT GAMES, WU-TANG CLAN as well as video games with SUNSCORCHED STUDIOS and AFFRAY INTERACTIVE. He is the former head of acquisitions and development for Mt. Hollywood where he also produced the BAFTA-nominated "THE PARTY's JUST BEGINNING" with Karen Gillan now on AMAZON PRIME. He has also consulted and produced with BRAIN ACADEMY, known for the Keanu Reeves/Peter Stormare show "SWEDISH DICKS", where he packaged both features and television shows.