Tag Archives: Comedy

THE CONFECTION CONNECTION (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollowing the disappearance of the book fair money he was entrusted to protect, a lactose intolerant middle school student with an addiction to dairy items must hone his detective skills to investigate the “seedy” underbelly of his school. It’s a fun spin on classic detective tales like Maltese Falcon, but with the built in franchise potential of a series akin to Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

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FANTASY CAMP (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMA failed junior high drama teacher attends a musical theater summer camp for adults.

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UNTITLED JAY LONGINO COMEDY (Pitch)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMSet in the world of West Coast hip-hop, the title and logline for Longino’s pitch are being kept under wraps.

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THE EPIPHANY OF FAYE (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMOn the verge of a life-changing meeting, a phobic, blunt, wine-addicted writer has her life upended when a brown box containing an urn of her mother’s ashes is dumped on her doorstep.

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MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER (Film Rights)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings)Follows a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has an inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends.

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THE YOU IN ME (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWritten by Babaloo Mandel, the story follows two self-centered men whose lives become intertwined, forcing them to become caring human beings in spite of one of them being a thoroughly outrageous punk rocker who died in 1977.

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HALF-EMPTY (Spec)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMFollows a sardonic girl in her final year of college whose overactive imagination leads to catastrophic thinking and hilarious mishaps.

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SAPIEN SAFARI (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Alien naturalist Riblik faces an uphill battle to convince Earth’s new owner that its dominant wildlife species is worth protecting.

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FIGHT NIGHT (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The true story of Atlant hustler Gordon “Chicken Man” Williams, whose 1970 post-fight party, which was attended by some of the most dangerous criminals in the country, was robbed at gunpoint for more than $1 million.

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OH MY GOD WHAT A COMPLETE AISLING (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) When a week in Tenerife with her boyfriend doesn’t end with the expected engagement, Aisling calls a halt to things and soon surprises everyone by moving into a three-bedroom flat with co-worker Sadhbh and her mysterious friend, Elaine.

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PLAYING WITH FIRE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A group of rugged firefighters meets their match after rescuing a trio of rambunctious children.

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GREETINGS FROM BURY PARK (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) The true story of Manzoor’s life growing up in London as a Muslim and a die-hard Bruce Springsteen fan.

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TALE OF THE ALLERGIST’S WIFE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A woman’s late-life crises is upended from the arrival of her childhood friend.

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THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) An Elvis impersonator in a run-down bar with a baby on the way finds that he has a lot to learn about show business and himself when a drag show is brought in to replace him.

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THE GUM THIEF (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Two Staples employees, Bethany, a woman in her early twenties, and Roger, a middle-aged man, strike up an unexpected friendship when Bethany discovers Roger is basing a character in his book off of her.

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THE CAT IN THE HAT (FILM RIGHTS)

Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) A talking, cagey cat enters the lives of two bored children on one rainy day to help them have fun in a wild, surreal fashion while their mother is away.

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UNTITLED CHASTAIN HOLIDAY COMEDY (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Chronicles two women’s journey as they struggle to get home in time for Christmas.

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MY OWN WORST ENEMY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A secret agent tasked with an assassination receives help from an unlikely source.

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ON THE RUN (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A hit man’s unsuspecting mark derails his assignment.

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I WANT TO FUCK ADOLF HITLER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In 1942, after Caroline receives a fatal diagnosis of syphilis, she decides to dedicate the remainder of her life to fucking Nazis to death.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIOR (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMHarper Penzig is a liberal, white, college sophomore who knows exactly how to fix society. When she accuses her equally liberal professor, Susan Brodbeck, of hate speech it throws the campus and both their lives into chaos as they wage war over the right way to stop discrimination.

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ARRANGED MARRIAGE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After repeating the same relationship mistakes as her divorced parents, a white woman from small-town Pennsylvania enlists her Indian best friend’s family to set up an arranged marriage.

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THE TEMP (PITCH)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The storyline is currently being kept under wraps but is being pitched as a female driven comedy.

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ALL MY FRIENDS (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A modernized version of The Big Chill with a primarily diverse cast.

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UNT. ACTION COMEDY STARRING BRENT BACHMAN (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMWhen an aging action star is nominated for a Golden Globe, he thinks this is finally his chance to show his Hollywood peers he deserves their respect, not their mockery. But when the award show is taken over by terrorists, he reluctantly has to become the hero he has always portrayed onscreen.

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HIGH HOLIDAY (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A coed brings weed-infused salad dressing to her uptight family’s Thanksgiving to lighten up the atmosphere.

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WE NEED SPACE (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Sam and Ed just wanted to work through their relationship problems but when they found out their therapist is part of an alien race hell-bent on weeding out dysfunctional couples from the face of the Earth the two suddenly have a lot more to work out together in order to survive.

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NEVER AFTER (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIt’s 15 years after “happily ever after” and our beloved fairytale princesses have become frenemies, but when they learn their princes have been kidnapped by a dastardly villain, they are forced to band together to take down this vile ruler, rescue their loved ones, and finally become the heroes of their own story.

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ROGER WODEHOUSE’S ANDROGYMNASIUM (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMIn 1975, a desperate-for-relevance BBC allows Roger Wodehouse – a gender-bending, pansexual, Bowiesque glam rock star – to host a television show for small children. This music-packed faux feature documentary chronicles the transcendently disastrous results.

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THE COLONEL (SPEC)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Based on Margaret Sanders’ memoir, The Colonel’s Secret: Eleven Herbs and a Spicy Daughter. This is a humorous look at the life of KFC’s Colonel Sanders, once the most recognizable face on the planet, and his incredible rise from poverty to the creation of what became a global brand.

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