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Natalie Kennedy Options "Blank" Apr 10, 2018
Natalie Kennedy with KenMor Films found "Blank" on InkTip and optioned it from Stephen Herman. Along with her producing partner Rebecca-Clare Evans, Natalie’s credits include the short film “Down and Out” and “In Another Life,” named Best UK Feature at the Raindance Film Festival. Stephen is a New York-based writer who joined InkTip in 2016, and this is his first success through InkTip. With another script currently under option, Stephen has also written and directed numerous short films which have traveled the festival circuit.
Simon Giles Options "Patient X" Apr 10, 2018
Simon Giles with Gargoyle Productions found "Patient X" on InkTip and optioned it from Ivan Chapman. Simon recently produced and directed the short thriller "Things That Bleed." He has also worked in visual effects for numerous TV series including Showtime's "Penny Dreadful." Ivan hails from the UK and has been an InkTip member since 2008. In that time, he has had numerous options, a hire, and several produced credits through InkTip including the horror feature "The Last Diary of Nikita Rose."
Kevin Summerfield Hires Scott Newell Apr 10, 2018
Kevin Summerfield with Scorpio Studios discovered Scott Newell on InkTip and has hired him for the TV series "Abduction Conspiracy," currently in development. Kevin's previous credits include "The Derby Stallion," starring Bill Cobbs and Zac Efron. Scott's scripts have earned top prizes at the Berlin Independent Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film & Script Festival, among others. He has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2014, and this is his fourth success as a result.
Allen Yates Options "Hidden Face" Apr 3, 2018
Allen Yates with Clear Lake Entertainment found "Hidden Face" on InkTip and optioned it from Barry P. Ambrose and Christopher Stapleton. Allen's producing partner Kevin Carraway is attached to direct. Clear Lake Entertainment's previous credits include the horror feature "7 Below," starring Ving Rhames and Val Kilmer. This is Barry and Chris's first option through InkTip. Their latest script "Milwaukee" was selected as runner-up in the 2017 Screencraft Action-Thriller Script Contest. Barry and Chris have been with InkTip since 2001.
Lauren de Normandie Options "Purpose" Apr 3, 2018
Lauren de Normandie with Status Media & Entertainment found "Purpose" on InkTip and optioned it from Vivi Rajah. Status Media's previous credits include a number of films whose scripts were found on InkTip, including "Gangster Land," starring Milo Gibson ("Hacksaw Ridge") which opened in theaters last December. Hailing from Australia, this is Vivi's first option through InkTip and third option overall since he began promoting his work on the site in 2008.
Dee Brantlinger Options "Robin Hood - Legacy" Apr 3, 2018
Dee Brantlinger with Brantlinger Entertainment found the TV pilot "Robin Hood - Legacy" through InkTip and optioned it from James Martin. Dee has worked as a producer for numerous TV series as well as the Grammy Awards, and she currently has several projects in development with InkTip writers. James has been with InkTip since 2007. His projects have previously been under consideration by the likes of ESPN Original Entertainment and director Jonathan Demme (“The Silence of the Lambs”). This is his first option through InkTip.
Tejash Natali Hires Ange Fassinou Apr 3, 2018
Tejash Natali with OSCYS discovered screenwriter Ange Fassinou on InkTip and hired him to write a short script based off of Tejash’s concept. This is the fourth hire for Ange who also goes by NG on InkTip. Tejash produced the short films Amber and Waiting for Mr. Right. He was also the production manager for Margaret that won several film festival awards and was picked up by HBO Europe.
Elizabeth Snoderly Options "Charlie's Horse" Mar 27, 2018
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment found "Charlie's Horse" on InkTip and optioned it from Lisa Chapman. Elizabeth has numerous produced credits from scripts and writers found on InkTip, including the upcoming “Save This Dance,” written by Kenneth Lemm. Her latest film, "A Fish Tale," stars Robert Carradine ("Django Unchained"). Lisa has previously been hired for work on a Lifetime MOW, and this is now her third success through InkTip since joining in 2014.
Asit Vyas Hires Mary Krell-Oishi Mar 27, 2018
Asit Vyas with AV Entertainment Company discovered Mary Krell-Oishi on InkTip and hired her to write his upcoming feature "#thankyoucancer.” Asit's previous feature credits include the mystery "A Small Mistake." Mary has been with InkTip since 2011. Her script "The Art of Silence" placed in the top 50 of the Nicholls Fellowship and won gold at the PAGE Awards. Her buddy action/comedy “Secret Asian Man” was selected by Simon Kinberg as the winner of the Industry Insider contest. This is Mary’s third success through InkTip.
Richard Friedman Options "Acts of Desperation" Mar 27, 2018
Richard Friedman with RSF Productions found "Acts of Desperation" on InkTip and optioned it from Nathan Illsley. We are pleased to announce that filming began last Friday! Richard's previous credits include "5th & Alameda,” which was also shot from a script found on InkTip, along with over a dozen feature films he has produced and directed. Nathan is an East Coast-based screenwriter who has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2013, and this is his third success as a result.
Peter Engert Options "First Born Son" Mar 20, 2018
Peter Engert with Carpathia Entertainment found "First Born Son" on InkTip and optioned it from Brandon Rhiness. Peter is currently in pre-production on the crime/thriller "Harmless," which he also found on InkTip, starring Dana Ashbrook ("Twin Peaks") and James Russo ("Django Unchained"). Brandon has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2015. Beginning with a script he posted called "Granny," he has had several shorts produced. This led to work in features, including three options through InkTip in the last two years alone.
Cheryl-Lee Fast Hires Stephen Kunc Mar 20, 2018
Cheryl-Lee Fast with the Shanghai Vancouver Film School discovered Stephen Kunc on InkTip and has hired him for a full-time position teaching young screenwriters overseas. As a producer, Cheryl-Lee's credits include "The Zero Sum" starring Ewen Bremner ("Trainspotting"), among others. This is Stephen's first hire through InkTip. His first feature "Stegman is Dead" was released in 2017. He currently has several projects in development, and his second feature “The Padre” (starring Tim Roth) is forthcoming in 2018. Stephen has been an InkTip member since 2006.
Missy Stowell Options "Villains and Heroes" Mar 13, 2018
Missy Stowell with Conscient Media found "Villains and Heroes" on InkTip and optioned it from Dan Southard. Conscient’s previous credits include the short films "Sisters," "The Dance," and "Trapped," and they currently have several feature and TV projects in development. This is Dan's first success through InkTip. Repped at Parallax, he quickly gained attention after reaching the finals the in American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest several years ago, leading to studio-level work writing on assignment. Dan has been with InkTip since 2015.
John Murlowski Options "Stalked Again" Mar 13, 2018
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films found "Stalked Again" on InkTip and optioned it from Huelah Lander. John's previous credits include "Fatal Defense” starring Ashley Scott, which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Huelah joined InkTip in 2012, and recently won gold at the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards as well as the Grand Prize at Table Read my Screenplay for her sci-fi script "The Science of Happiness." This is Huelah's first option through InkTip.
Richard Clark Jr. Options "Four Negro Girls in a Church" Mar 13, 2018
Richard Clark Jr. with Manifesto PictureHouse found "Four Negro Girls in a Church" on InkTip and has entered into a shopping agreement with writer Phillip Hardy. Ryan's credits include "Savannah Sunrise,” starring Shawnee Smith (the "Saw” franchise). Phillip has won or placed in numerous competitions, including the Cannes Screenplay Contest and the Page International Screenwriting Awards. He has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2012, with over a dozen options, hires and shopping agreements as a result.
Ryan Elliott Options "Hawaiian Time" Mar 6, 2018
Ryan Elliott with Elliott Motion Pictures found "Hawaiian Time" on InkTip and optioned it from Michael Miller. Having held numerous positions in film and television, Ryan's producing credits include the Western feature "The Preacher and the Gun," among others. This is Michael’s first option through InkTip. A romance feature set in his own home state, "Hawaiian Time" recently won Best Screenplay and Best Promotional Trailer at the Christian Film Festival. Michael has been an InkTip member since 2016.
Jeff Mosley Options "Donor Daddy" Mar 6, 2018
Jeff Mosley with Mosley Productions found "Donor Daddy" on InkTip and optioned it from Kimberly Britt. Jeff's credits include "Chasing Rodriguez," which was shot from a script he found on InkTip. He's also had an extensive career in stunts, including work on "The Matrix Reloaded" and "The Pursuit of Happyness," among others. Kimberly is a three-time Nicholl quarterfinalist who joined InkTip in 2005. Since then, she's earned her first produced feature credit with "The Poltergeist of Borley Forest." This is Kimberly’s first option through InkTip.
Mauro Borrelli Hires Jamie Grefe Mar 6, 2018
Mauro Borrelli with Fotocomics discovered Jamie Grefe on InkTip and has hired him to write his upcoming, as-yet-untitled feature project. Mauro recently produced the sci-fi/thriller "The Recall," starring Wesley Snipes and RJ Mitte ("Breaking Bad"). Also a talented illustrator, his resume includes "The Hateful Eight" and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi. " Jamie is a screenwriter, published author, and producer with several projects currently in development. This is his second success through InkTip since he began promoting his work on the site in 2014.
Ariye Mahdeb Options "Crates" Feb 27, 2018
Ariye Mahdeb with The First Order found "Crates" on InkTip and optioned it from David Jones. Ariye's previous credits include the horror/thriller feature "House on Willow Street." In addition to his screenwriting, David has experience as a producer and a background in computer animation. This is his fifth success through InkTip since he began promoting his work on the site in 2013.
Luc Walpoth Options "Return to Instinct" Feb 27, 2018
Luc Walpoth with Turbulence Films found "Return to Instinct" on InkTip and optioned it from Matthew Blackburn. Luc's credits include the award-winning sci-fi short "Replika," and he's currently in pre-production on the horror feature "The Romanian Job." An InkTip member since 2008, Matthew’s horror script "Plum Island" was recently named Best Unproduced Screenplay at Screamfest, and he has had numerous successes through InkTip to date.
Cheryl-Lee Fast Hires Kirby Voss Feb 27, 2018
Cheryl-Lee Fast with the Shanghai Vancouver Film School discovered Kirby Voss on InkTip and has hired him for a full-time position teaching young screenwriters overseas. As a producer, Cheryl-Lee's credits include "The Zero Sum" starring Ewen Bremner ("Trainspotting"), among others. Kirby also has several produced credits to his resume, including the comedy feature "Love Me True" which he wrote and directed himself. He joined InkTip just months ago, and this is his first success as a result.
Christopher Sergi Options "Portal" Feb 20, 2018
Christopher Sergi with Dark Matter Media found "Portal" on InkTip and optioned it from Peter Dukes. Christopher's previous credits include "7 Witches" and "The ABCs of Death," among others. Peter has been promoting his scripts on InkTip since 2015, and recently wrote and directed the horror/thriller feature "Escape Room," starring Skeet Ulrich ("Scream," "Riverdale") and Sean Young ("Blade Runner"). Opening as the number 1 DVD/streamed movie in the UK, the film will soon be coming to the US. This is Peter's first option through InkTip.
Nadeem Soumah Discovers Naomi Selfman Feb 20, 2018
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features discovered Naomi Selfman on InkTip and has hired her to write his upcoming, as-yet-untitled feature project. This is now their second collaboration since Nadeem optioned Naomi's script "The Duplicate," which is currently in post-production. With over a dozen produced films to her name, Naomi's previous credits include the award-winning thriller "Evil Nanny." This is now her second success through InkTip since joining in 2009.
Jeremy Settles Options "Unwritten" Feb 20, 2018
Jeremy Settles with Got Films found "Unwritten" on InkTip and optioned it from Dale Neven. We are pleased to announce that the film premieres in Las Vegas at the AMC Town Square 18 theater on Sunday, February 25th! Jeremy is a prolific producer whose credits include "Clarity," starring Dina Meyer ("Starship Troopers"). Dale has been an InkTip member since 2012 and in that time has written and directed multiple short films. "Unwritten" marks his feature directorial debut and was his first option through InkTip.
"The Game" is at Cannes Feb 20, 2018
InkTip is happy to announce that the short film “The Game” has reached this year’s Cannes Film Festival short story corner. The short script, which was written by Chris Burns, was optioned last year off of InkTip by David Janure Rosenbaum of Jaure Productions.
Mauro Borrelli Options "Time Zero" Feb 13, 2018
Mauro Borrelli with Fotocomics found "Time Zero" on InkTip and optioned it from Carlo and Erin Carere. The three are now collaborating on several projects in follow-up to Mauro's recent feature "The Recall," starring Wesley Snipes. Partners in writing and in life, Carlo and Erin have also produced and acted in projects such as Francis Ford Coppola’s “Distant Vision.” "Time Zero" recently won 1st prize in the StoryPro Awards and "Best Screenplay" at the Catalina Film Festival. This is their third option through InkTip.
Bob Myers Options "And on the Seventh Day" Feb 13, 2018
Bob Myers with Platinum Moose Productions found "And on the Seventh Day" on InkTip and optioned it from Phillip Hardy. Bob's previous feature credits include "The Prophet's Game," starring Dennis Hopper. Phillip has won or placed in numerous competitions, including the Cannes Screenplay Contest and the Page International Screenwriting Awards. He has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2012, with over a dozen options, hires and shopping agreements as a result.
Mark Robert Hires Dale Zawada Feb 13, 2018
Mark Robert with Mark Robert Management discovered Dale Zawada on InkTip and hired him to rewrite his upcoming feature project. The film will be a starring vehicle for Mark's client Liam Dow, who has appeared on several TV series including "Days of Our Lives" and was recently cast as a lead in the upcoming feature "The Three Little Stooges." Dale joined InkTip in 2008. His previous credits include the award-winning rom-com “A Big Love Story,” among others. This is his third success through InkTip.
Todd Bellanca Options "Polar Bear" Feb 6, 2018
Todd Bellanca of Lux Content found "Polar Bear" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Gunnerson. Todd's previous credits include the mystery/thriller "Knockdown," starring Tom Arnold. In addition to his writing, Robert has directed several of his own scripts, including the drama feature "Arc," for which he won Best Director at the Indie Gathering Film Festival. Robert has been with InkTip just over a year, and this is his first option as a result.
Tejash Natali Discovers Ange Fassinou Feb 6, 2018
Tejash Natali with OSCYS Productions discovered Ange Fassinou on InkTip and has hired him to write his upcoming, as-yet-untitled feature project. Tejash's previous credits include the short film "Margaret," which was also shot from a script found on InkTip. He first connected with Ange after finding one of his short scripts on the site. Ange became an InkTip member in 2009, and currently has several other projects in pre-production. This is his second feature script success through InkTip.
Mauro Borrelli Options "Timegate" Jan 30, 2018
Mauro Borrelli with Fotocomics found "Timegate" through InkTip and optioned it from Sean Wathen. Mauro is also attached to direct the film, which will be produced by fellow InkTip member Kevin DeWalt with Minds Eye Entertainment. Mauro and Kevin recently collaborated on the sci-fi/thriller "The Recall," starring Wesley Snipes and RJ Mitte ("Breaking Bad"). In addition to his writing, Sean has worked in various capacities on TV series such as "Heroes," "24" and "Scrubs." Since joining InkTip in 2008, he has had numerous options and hires.
Brad Douglas Options "Witch House" Jan 30, 2018
Brad Douglas with Barbed Wire Films found "Witch House" on InkTip and optioned it from Eric Taylor. Brad recently finished directing his latest feature "Between the Trees," which was also shot from a script he found on InkTip. Eric is a produced screenwriter whose credits include the award-winning short film "Pocket Full of Nuts" and "Psychic Snakebite," which he wrote and directed himself. His script for "Witch House" was optioned just two weeks after he became an InkTip member.
Amanda Cook Options "Forest of Revelations" Jan 30, 2018
Amanda Cook with Embolden Pictures found "Forest of Revelations" on InkTip and optioned it from Bob Shill. Amanda's previous credits include "Pointe Blank," starring Corbin Bernsen ("Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"). Robert's scripts have received glowing coverage and feedback from the likes of Universal Pictures and the Slamdance Film Festival's Screenplay Competition, where he won first place. This is his fourth option through InkTip since joining three years ago.
Bill Pryor Produces "Killing Fool" Jan 30, 2018
Bill Pryor with NeverStop Films discovered the short script “Killing Fool” on InkTip and acquired it from writer Marjory Kaptanoglu. The short is in postproduction and scheduled for festival submissions this spring. “Killing Fool” is NeverStop Films second film. The first film, “Sorry,” received an Award of Merit from The Best Shorts Competition for December 2017. Marjory is a produced screenwriter and novelist. Her feature script, “Invader,” is a finalist in the 2017 Final Draft Big Break contest. This is Marjory’s fourth success connecting with filmmakers through the short script directory.
Eric England Options "Queenpins" Jan 23, 2018
Eric England with Southern Fried Films found the TV pilot "Queenpins" on InkTip and optioned it from Alix Reeves. Eric's credits include last year's action/comedy "Get the Girl," which he also directed. Alix joined InkTip in 2009 and is the writer of several produced shorts as well as the thriller feature "Bad Twin" starring Haylie Duff ("Napoleon Dynamite"). Adapted from her own novel, "Queenpins" is Alix's first option through InkTip and recently won the WGA Diversity Competition.
Aymen Khoja Options "All Lit Up" Jan 23, 2018
Aymen Khoja and Muhammad Alawi with Khoja Brothers found the crime thriller "All Lit Up with Nowhere to Go" on InkTip and optioned it from Dave Eisenstark. Aymen and Muhammad recently completed their first feature, "Shoot," a soccer-themed drama now set for distribution worldwide. A veteran screenwriter and novelist with 9 produced features, Dave has been with InkTip for over a decade. His credits include the comedy "Monkey Love" and the horror classic "Creepozoids." This is his second option through InkTip.
Bob Myers Options "Floating Embers" Jan 23, 2018
Bob Myers with Platinum Moose Productions found "Floating Embers" on InkTip and optioned it from Barbara West. Bob's credits include "The Eden Formula," starring Jeff Fahey ("Machete") and Dee Wallace ("E.T."), among others. Specializing in faith-based and inspirational films that touch the heart, Barbara's work has been recognized by numerous screenwriting competitions since she joined InkTip in 2015. With several previous script options, "Floating Embers" marks her first success through InkTip.
Manan Singh Katohora Options "The Posting" Jan 23, 2018
Manan Singh Katohora with JMD Creations discovered the short script “The Posting” by Bret Kofford on InkTip and optioned it. Manan and Bret previously did the short film “Margaret” together that screened at over 50 festivals worldwide, won numerous awards, and was acquired by HBO Central Europe.
Michelle Romano Options "Byte Me" Jan 16, 2018
Michelle Romano with Roman Media found "Byte Me" on InkTip and optioned it from Amber Karlins. The project is currently in pre-production with Leslie Zemeckis attached to star ("Beowulf," "The Polar Express"). Amber joined InkTip in 2016 and just a few months later connected with Michelle. They've since collaborated on three projects together. Amber hails from Tampa, Florida and is the winner of nearly two dozen international screenwriting awards and accolades.
Brinton Bryan Options "The Other Side of Life" Jan 16, 2018
Brinton Bryan with Greenbelt Films found "The Other Side of Life" on InkTip and optioned it from Steffany Lohn Sommers. Producing alongside Matthew Malek, Brad Johnson, and Melissa Cannon, Brinton will also direct the film, which begins shooting in Puerto Rico in March. Brinton's credits include the upcoming action/drama "Acts of Violence," starring Bruce Willis. "The Other Side of Life" was previously selected as a "Notable Project" by Amazon Studios. Steffany has been with InkTip since 2009, and this is her third success as a result.
John Murlowski Hires Mark E. McCann Jan 16, 2018
John Murlowski with Maple Island Films discovered Mark E. McCann on InkTip and hired him to write his upcoming, as-yet-untitled feature project. John's previous credits include “Fatal Defense” starring Ashley Scott, which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Mark has had a dozen options and hires through InkTip and has been a member for over a decade. The award-winning short film "Cabin 6," shot from Mark's script, is currently available on Amazon.
Manan Singh Katohora Options "Last Laugh" Jan 16, 2018
Manan Singh Katohora with JMD Creations discovered the short script “Last Laugh” by Bret Kofford on InkTip and optioned it. Manan and Bret previously did the short film “Margaret” together that screened at over 50 festivals worldwide, won numerous awards, and was acquired by HBO Central Europe.
Wald Pictures Options "I Know Where you Are" Jan 9, 2018
Andrew Wald and Steve Chato with Wald Pictures found "I Know Where you Are" on InkTip and have agreed to develop the script with writer Michael Allen. Among his other credits, Andrew was a producer on Barry Levinson's "Sphere," starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Michael is a multi-genre writer who had this to say about the experience: “InkTip gives me access that I wouldn’t have otherwise and I’m more confident about my writing now because I’ve had more than my share of situations where my screenplays were being pushed through the decision-making process.” In the four years since he joined the site, he has had numerous scripts requested through InkTip, and this is his first option.
Jocelyn Mahittipongse Discovers Morgan Summerfield Jan 9, 2018
Jocelyn Mahittipongse with Fanatik Films discovered Morgan Summerfield on InkTip and hired her for an upcoming comedy feature, working title "Carrot," which will be moving into pre-production later this year. This is now their second collaboration since Jocelyn optioned one of Morgan's scripts through InkTip last year, making it her third success through InkTip and her first hire as a screenwriter. Morgan has been with InkTip since 2016.
Carrie Gibson Lands Representation with the Robb Company Jan 9, 2018
Sherry Robb with The Robb Company connected with Carrie Gibson through InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent her & co-writer Anthony P. Curry. Sherry has found multiple clients through InkTip and has even acted as a producer on several of their projects. Carrie has been with InkTip for two years, and she writes in numerous genres, but the script that landed her a manager was a comedy that Sherry described as “Ghost on crack.”