Browsing: Jeff Portnoy

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THE NOBLE WOMAN (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The extraordinary true story of Marguerite De La Rocque, a French noblewoman whose jealous cousin marooned her and her lover on a remote island during an expedition to the New World, forcing them to struggle to survive the harsh Canadian wilderness and winter.

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JUNIPER’S POINT (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM When a local man is found dead in a small rural town, a female sheriff’s deputy, who knew the victim, begins to suspect foul play. As she delves deeper into the investigation she uncovers a dark disturbing secret that will change her and the community forever.

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SANCTUARY CITY (Spec)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMSet against the backdrop of an aggressive, politically-motivated deportation raid where members of ICE clash with LAPD officers, which escalates into an explosively violent standoff in East Los Angeles.

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Anatomy of a Breakdown (Spec)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMInspired by true events, a female LAPD officer finds herself on the kill manifesto of her disgraced former trainee, a young African-American man who claims he was set-up by his corrupt colleagues.

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THE LAST FRANKENSTEIN (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Set twenty years after the death of Dr. Victor Frankenstein (and the events depicted in Mary Shelley’s novel), THE LAST FRANKENSTEIN follows Ernest Frankenstein, Victor’s youngest brother and the only surviving member of the Frankenstein Family, as he embarks on a dangerous quest to find his brother’s journal before it falls into the wrong hands.

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JUST THE FACTS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The true story of AJ Daulerio’s meteoric rise from obscure sports blogger to Editor-in-Chief of Gawker Media during the early days of the digital journalism boom, culminating in the Hulk Hogan sex tape trial, which brought about Gawker’s downfall and set a precedent for billionaires to attack the media and free speech.

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CAMELOT (TV PITCH)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The untold true stories of Jackie Kennedy, her sister, Lee Radziwill, and their mutual affairs with the Kennedy brothers and with Aristotle Onassis — the seductive billionaire Greek shipping magnate who would eventually commission the assassination of Bobby Kennedy.

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THE HARVEST TRAIL (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM Three worlds collide when a father needs a kidney for his dying daughter, a disgraced surgeon needs a second chance and a poor Indian man needs to provide for his family.

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73 SECONDS (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM the extraordinary true story of Bob Ebeling and Roger Boisjoly, the aerospace engineers who discovered the “o-ring anomaly” that led to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

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ARCADIA (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A single father and his three dysfunctional kids are one of five families chosen to live in an isolated, fully-automated test community where every human need/want is catered to by robots… but when the AI supercomputer that controls the town malfunctions and becomes convinced it’s a human-hunting avatar in a popular video game, the families must learn to work together in order to escape alive.

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GREEN RUSH (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After serving a 12-year prison sentence, an ex-con sets out to turn a new leaf and reconnect with his daughter, but when she convinces him to help her steal millions of dollars in Medical Marijuana Dispensary taxes collected in cash by City Hall once a month in order to evade the federal authorities, the father finds himself risking everything to make his daughter’s dreams come true.

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ENGRAM (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In the near future, when Memory Detectives solve murders by accessing the victim’s memories, veteran Mem-Dec Max Novak finds himself investigating a fellow Mem-Dec turned killer…. and slowly starting to uncover that everything may not be what it seems.

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CITY 26 (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM After a suspicious death occurs in a government-owned “closed city”, a site dedicated to military research and completely isolated from the outside world, an FBI Agent struggling with his own demons is dispatched to investigate and uncovers secrets that threaten the very existence of the city… and America itself.

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VESSEL (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM A sheriff fights to protect his wife and daughter from the demon intent on possessing him. Pitched as a kinetic horror-action hybrid that crosses THE EXORCIST with THE FUGITIVE.

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THE TAPE (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The story of three brothers who embark on a quest to save their beloved sports bar by stealing a VHS tape that contains the only footage of an exhibition match between Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.

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AUGMENTED (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM In a future where people are enhancing their lives with smart technology implants, a successful criminal defense attorney has her body hijacked by an anonymous hacker and struggles to prevent him from using her to commit a series of proxy murders.

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ONE THOUSAND PAPER CRANES (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PM The incredible and true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl living in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb goes off. Years later when she gets leukemia, she hears about the legend that if someone folds one thousand paper cranes, a wish will be granted. At the same time, aspiring writer Eleanor Coerr learns of Sadako’s story and becomes determined to bring her message of hope and peace to the world.

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THE MAN FROM TOMORROW (SPEC)
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Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 3.08.38 PMThe story of visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk, who after being ousted from Paypal, creates SpaceX and guides it through the turbulent early years while simultaneously building Tesla.