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CUPHEAD (FILM RIGHTS)
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Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.

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ANGEL MAGE (FILM RIGHTS)
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More than a century has passed since Liliath crept into the empty sarcophagus of Saint Marguerite, fleeing the Fall of Ystara. But she emerges from her magical sleep still beautiful, looking no more than nineteen, and once again renews her single-minded quest to be united with her lover, Palleniel, the archangel of Ystara.

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S.A.S. (FILM RIGHTS)
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Malko Linge, an Austrian nobleman and freelance CIA operative who spent his formative years in a special Nazi work camp for captured spies. Malko is a gentleman warrior without a country who works according to his own moral code and lives with a wicked wit and a lust for life.

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CITY OF WINDOWS (FILM RIGHTS)
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When Manhattan is buried by the worst blizzard to hit the East Coast in a century, it’s not the lunar temperatures or the six feet of snow blanketing the concrete eco-system that paralyzes the city – it’s the sniper targeting law enforcement officers. After computer model results show that the killer is somehow bending the laws of physics, university professor (and former FBI agent) Dr. Lucas Page is pulled out of retirement to put his skill set against both man and nature. But after joining the investigation, Page learns that the FBI is focusing in the wrong direction, and that someone inside the FBI might actually be orchestrating the killings.

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LISBON: WAR IN THE SHADOWS OF THE CITY OF LIGHT (FILM RIGHTS)
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Lochery’s book tells the story of Lisbon’s role in the history of World War II, though not a gun was fired there. The only European city in which both the Allies and the Axis powers operated openly, it was temporary home to much of Europe’s exiled royalty, over one million refugees seeking passage to the U.S., and a host of spies from every nation fighting in the war, secret police, captains of industry, bankers, prominent Jews, writers and artists, escaped POWs, and black marketeers. An operations officer writing in 1944 described the daily scene at Lisbon’s airport as being like the movie “Casablanca,” times twenty.

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HO CHI BEAR & THE RAVENS (FILM RIGHTS)
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Drummed out of Vietnam, misfit American pilots were given a choice: Face the music of military justice or serve with other oddballs and rule breakers. Dubbed the Ravens, they soon learned they can fly, fight, and drink as they pleased in a CIA-sponsored secret war.

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DEEP SLEEP (FILM RIGHTS)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In the vein of THE FULL MONTY meets THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT, DEEP SLEEP is the true story of how the upstanding citizens of Paterson, New Jersey came together in 1972 to help native son, Alfred Sole, make his feature directorial debut. Everyone in town, including a local lawyer, police officer, high school teacher, even the mayor’s wife and the director’s mother, pitched in to help. The film? An erotic epic titled DEEP SLEEP.

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UP2U (FILM RIGHTS)
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Spec Market Industry Tracker Excerpt In a future where tech and insurance conglomerates control the health and medicine industries, entrepreneurial med student, Ava, jailbreaks nanobots designed to track the body and keep us healthy, resulting in a gene-hacking revolution that raises ethical questions. Is she creating Frankenstein? What could a world without doctors look like? and what does it mean to be genetically human?

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THE DETECTIVE (FILM RIGHTS)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Pitched as Memento mets Deja Vu. When an emotionally-broken detective with preternatural abilities loses his wife to a ‘hit’ that he knows was meant for him, he joins a hi-tech law enforcement division that maps his brain and allows him to revisit every memory and case file of his life to track down the killer. In the process he also discovers he has the ability to relive all of the moments of his life with his wife before she died.

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THE HAVANA JOB (FILM RIGHTS)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Pitched in the vein of OCEAN’S 11 meets ARGO. In September 1960, three CIA agents, led by a headstrong engineer with something to prove, bungled their way into Fidel Castro’s clutches attempting to bug a diplomatic residence in Havana, Cuba. On the eve of the most dangerous international standoff of the 20th century, disavowed by the CIA, the three were sentenced to ten years in Cuba’s most notorious prison. To get out, they would need a Hail Mary plan, a Dirty Dozen of prison conspirators, and a woman who refused to bow to authority. Based on an article for the new digital media magazine Truly*Adventurous.

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FAUN (FILM RIGHTS)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Narnia. Hogwarts. Neverland. All magical places that mortals can travel to and marvel at the strange creatures and wonders not seen in our world. But what if a door to a magical land was discovered and instead of pure hearted adventures, a man saw an opportunity to charge a fortune for an exclusive private game reserve where you can “bag” a magical creature.

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CHARLESGATE CONFIDENTIAL (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) 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.

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