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In what became one of our largest and most feverishly fought competitions to date – after several months of reading, judges and partners weighing in, and several writers already finding representation along the way, we, along with our exclusive partners Oil & Cattle Entertainment, Artillery Creative and our mentorship panel of Helen Leigh, Lauren Otero and Zachary Robbins are incredibly proud to present to you the winners of the 2018 Launch Pad Pilot Competition!
A group of criminals in 1946 pull off the heist of the century, stealing a dozen priceless works of art from a Boston museum. But while the thieves get caught, the art is never found. Forty years later, the last surviving thief gets out of jail and goes hunting for the loot, involving some innocent college students in his dangerous plan – and thirty years after that, in the present day, the former college kids, now all grown up, are drawn back into danger as the still-missing art tempts a deadly new generation of treasure hunters.
The story follows a mysterious 28-year-old horse rider who is tormented by his past, and must accomplish the dangerous task of carrying an important package from Salt Lake City to Sacramento.
Story centers on Doug, a regular guy who is moonlighting as a henchman for a notorious villain so that he can put his daughter through private school. When Doug accidentally kills “The Termite,” the city’s super hero, Doug knows that his boss villain will be pissed, probably pissed enough to kill him. So Doug does the only think he can think of: puts on the The Termite’s suite and starts saving the city from villains. That’s when things really start to get complicated.
Candidate should have 2-years experience working in the entertainment industry and a great eye for good material. Coverage experience is a must or previous job(s) in development The job will entail the following: Liaising with literary and production departments with regard to incoming material for clients, and prospective clients (both writers & directors), overseeing freelance readers outside the company, running story department, logging scripts, creating reader database, et. and story notes for active client projects is also a possibility.
Evenly split between half-hour comedies and hour-long dramas, this years Top 10 comes to us from all four corners of the United States, and is made up of twelve writers (two writing teams), with four scripts appearing from female writers, and six from male writers, and two Launch Pad alums returning to the spotlight from previous years.
With more than 2,500 entries, 2,800 writers, and stories originating from 19 different countries, this years top 25 pilots truly represents the top 1% of our 2018 Launch Pad Pilot Competition.
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The project, which will also see McDaniel adapt, will be fast-tracked as a new series for the company as part of the first look deal.
With Independence Day Falling on a Wednesday This Year, Here’s a Snapshot of Who’s Taking Off Early, Late, or Just for the Day!
From roughly 3,000 Entries to a Freshly Announced Top 50, Take a Look at the Next Round of Finalists in the 2018 Launch Pad Pilot Competition!
A comedy that centers on a man who is frustrated with his marriage who discovers that when he takes off his wedding ring he’s no longer married – giving him the chance to decide if he wants to be single or stay married.
In search of strong Assistant candidates with a passion for scripted TV and experience performing weekend reads/script coverage and tracking/maintaining project deadlines for TV Lit desks or production companies. Strong admin skills and familiarity with entertainment industry and key players a must. Assistant will support our EVP, Head of Scripted TV and engage with members across the department.
We are looking for a candidate who is pursuing a career in representation (representing actors, writers and/or producers), with at least one year of agency/management/casting or EA experience. Typical assistant duties include: rolling calls, emailing, handling submissions, scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars and eventually some deal making.
Responsibilities include calls, filing, managing office supplies, maintaining the company website. Should have one to two years of experience at an agency or studio. Should be comfortable with Mac/iOS, should be able to work under pressure and have strong interpersonal skills.
The Executive Assistant’s main duties consist of extensive scheduling, calendar management, email transcribing and hands on assistance with celebrity talent and brand clients. Writing and communication skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office are essential in this role.
Duties include; managing appointments, provide administrative support, coordinate meetings, run samples to and from celebrity fittings. Assistant will be responsible for keeping CEO organized, answering telephones, shipping and returns, responding to emails, travel scheduling, gifting, emailing itineraries and restaurant reservations. Assistant may also be involved in creating content for social media and event organization.
Following his most recent spec sale which saw Joe Dante board to direct Stiglets lands with new reps, hits the market with his next, and signs on to two new projects under Eris’ newly launched Eric Content.
A depressed teenage girl is coerced by an unknown party into playing a terrifying fifty day long suicide game as she desperately seeks a way out of the game.
Must be a quick on their feet and be able to handle a high volume desk. We’re looking for someone who is internally driven and hardworking. Preferably someone who wants to grow in talent management. This is an amazing opportunity to join a great team with good people.
Vertigo Entertainment, LuckyChap, Captivate, Mad Chance, Intrepid and Unique are Amongst the Producers Heading into Buyers with the Project Tonight!
The publicist position is responsible for working both collaboratively and independently to develop and execute publicity campaigns (at varying priority levels and via traditional and digital media); writing and developing key communications materials; staffing talent; providing support to the US publicity team based in New York while working with team members in both Silver Spring, MD and New York; and collaborating with various internal divisions, including programming, production, marketing and digital/social media
The Account Executive, Syndicated Sales, will sell programming to broadcast television stations, build and maintain strong customer relationships, and create development strategy. Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills are critical to achieving success in this role.
We’re looking for a motivated and creatively ambitious Junior Preditor with passion for TV and entertainment to create innovative concepts, copy and cuts, across all media, to help promote our brand and programmes. The Junior Creative will work alongside the Lead Creative and Preditors across all Telemundo International content. The role will also offer opportunities to work across E! Int’l content.
Our artists include St. Vincent, Andrew Bird, Iggy Pop, and Paul Simon, to name a few. The Post-Production Coordinator will animate all types of content from music videos & lyric videos to sizzles and social media spots. Must be an expert in After Effects and have color grading/finishing experience.
Assistant will grow to become Director’s “right hand” and be heavily involved in his projects and personal life on a daily basis. Job requires someone who is very calm under pressure, has great communication skills, and a strong ability to multitask. Looking for someone who is a self-starter with a sharp attention to detail and ability to prioritize with minimal direction and multiple projects in motion at a time.
We need someone who is super sharp and organized and on top of all the admin and scheduling and who can take ownership over writer lists, competitive reports, tracking, etc. There is plenty of room for growth and creative involvement IF you crush the admin part of the job and don’t let anything fall through the cracks. We want someone who is hungry and will keep on top of reading and take initiative/go the extra mile to contribute beyond their assistant duties.
He/she would be required to run multiple calendars as well as roll calls, read scripts/books and provide coverage for the film producers, maintaining production and office files, as well as general office duties. This is also a company looking to promote from within.
Duties vary widely and will include: scheduling; admin and email support; management of interns; personal errands; film festival applications; research; help with treatment writing; script and project evaluation; and production support as needed.
Assistant will manage extremely busy desk at a small company where duties range from office tasks to interacting with high level artists. Assistant ideally has previous experience at mainstream management firm or talent agency. You should be extremely well organized with an ability to pay attention to detail. The industry education is top rate for anyone pursuing a career in management of comedic artists.