The 2015 Launch Pad Pilot Competition Winners! Overall, Guaranteed Signing, and Mentees!

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LAUNCH PAD Pilots

This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for! The Tracking Board is proud to announce our 2015 Launch Pad Pilot Competition Grand Prize Winners as well as the winner of our Heroes and Villains guaranteed signing prize and our first ever mentorship winners!

Thank you again to all who participated in this year’s pilot competition. With that said, we present to you our winners, their scripts and their loglines.

LAUNCH PAD Pilots(7)

RUNNING MONEY

Logline: When an untested MBA graduate finds herself in the midst of Wall Street’s most successful hedge fund, she must decide how far she is willing to go in order to succeed.
Pitched as: DAMAGES meets SUITS
Writer: David Hoffman
Genre: Drama
Representation: Signed with Artillery Creative – Tom Carter
Availability: Project is available
Details: Overall Winner – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition
Direct Link: RUNNING MONEY – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about David Hoffman


GREYSHORE

Logline: After a disgraced doctor discovers that the couple who raised him aren’t his biological parents, he takes his own family to an inherited estate where he begins to feel the pull of dark, mysterious forces that threaten to change everything he knew about himself and his place in this world.
Pitched as: HEMLOCK GROVE meets WAYWARD PINES
Writer: Rohit Kumar
Genre: Drama | Horror |  | Mystery
Representation: Signed with Benderspink – David Baggelaar, Scott Stoops
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top Drama – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition
Direct Link: GREYSHORE – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about Rohit Kumar

LAUNCH PAD Pilots(6)

LATE BLOOMER

Logline: An awkward young woman who has been struggling to make her mark on the world faces a blessing and a curse when she finally hits puberty at 25.
Pitched as: NEW GIRL meets 13 GOING ON 30
Writer: Shira Hoffman
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Signed with CAA – Jacquie Katz, Praveen Pandian
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top Comedy – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition
Direct Link: LATE BLOOMER – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about Shira Hoffman

LAUNCH PAD Pilots(9)

BAIT

Logline: After the system fails her, a sexual assault victim takes justice into her own hands.
Pitched as: REVENGE meets HARD CANDY
Writer: Homa Mojtabai
Genre: Drama
Representation: Signed with Heroes & Villains Entertainment – Henry Huang
Availability: Project is available
Details: Guaranteed Signing – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition
Direct Link: BAIT – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about Homa Mojtabai

LAUNCH PAD Pilots(5)

GENERATION GWEN

Logline: A young woman must learn how to balance raising her newborn child by herself while maintaining her high-pressure .
Pitched as: SUITS meets THE MINDY PROJECT
Writer: Megan Karasch
Genre: Comedy
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 25 – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition | Selected By Bisanne Masoud
Direct Link: GENERATION GWEN – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about Megan Karasch

LEGACY

Logline: Following the suicide of her father, an attorney is forced to return to her distant brother and family-owned probate law-firm in New York.
Pitched as: SUITS meets THE GOOD WIFE
Writer: Alex Freedman
Genre: Drama | Family | Legal
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Honorable Mention – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition | Selected By Michael Perri
Direct Link: LEGACY – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about Alex Freedman

REAL GONE

Logline: A sprawling ensemble that revolves around a closeted FBI agent who gets blackmailed into going undercover in the mafia controlled gay scene of 1950s New York.
Pitched as: THE AMERICANS meets THE UNTOUCHABLES
Writer: Jared Laberdesque
Genre: Drama | Period | LGBT | Crime
Representation: Currently unrepresented
Availability: Project is available
Details: Top 50 – 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition | Selected By Talia Gonzalez
Direct Link: REAL GONE – Coming Soon
Profile/Bio: Read more about Jared Laberdesque

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