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Byron Loker Options "I've Had Better Days" Jun 19, 2018
Byron Loker with Sanchopix found "I've Had Better Days" on InkTip and optioned it from Clint Morey. Byron's credits include the short film "Irregardless," which was shot from a script he found on InkTip and is currently under consideration at numerous festivals. Clint Morey has been with InkTip for over a decade and this is now his fifth success as a result. He is a Nicholl Semifinalist as well as a published novelist whose work has reached #12 in the Kindle Store.
Howard Bowler Hires Writing Duo Jun 19, 2018
Howard Bowler with HOBO discovered David Birkenhead and John Mayer on InkTip and has hired them for rewrites on his upcoming TV series "The System." We are pleased to announce the project goes into production this Friday, June 22! HOBO has provided audio services for numerous TV series and films including "Obvious Child" and recently began producing their own content. This is David and John’s first script hire since joining InkTip several years ago. David has also found representation and landed multiple options through InkTip.
Devin Tau Options "Malignant" Jun 19, 2018
Devin Tau with No Sunrise Wasted discovered the short script “Malignant” on InkTip, optioned it from Mark Scrimshaw, and we are happy to announce that the film is complete. Devin produced and directed the film starring Greg James, who appeared in “Wild” with Reese Witherspoon. Mark was not only the screenwriter. He also was involved in casting, flew to Oregon from him home on Isle of Man in the U.K. to be on location, and composed the score for the film. This was Devin’s ninth short that he’s produced and directed.
David Wade Options "Proximity" Jun 12, 2018
David Wade with 1906 Productions found "Proximity" on InkTip and optioned it from Richard Currie. David's feature credits include the upcoming drama "Songbird," starring Cobie Smulders of the "Avengers" films. Richard hails from Scotland but has now lived in Cambodia for several years, and this is his first option through InkTip to date. In addition to his writing, he also appears in the horror/comedy "Attack of the Herbals" among other acting credits. Richard has been an InkTip member since 2015.
Sylvia Caminer Options "30 Night Stand" Jun 12, 2018
Sylvia Caminer with DolGer Films found "30 Night Stand" on InkTip and optioned it from Curt Wiser. Sylvia is a prolific producer with many feature credits to her name, including the crime/thriller "Aftermath," starring Anthony Michael Hall ("The Breakfast Club," "Foxcatcher"). Curt has been with InkTip since 2009. He recently wrote and directed the suspense feature "Cam-Girl," now available for streaming and on DVD, and has a crime biopic in development with his co-writer Al Mauro. This is Curt's first option through InkTip.
KenMor Films Options "Blank" Jun 12, 2018
Natalie Kennedy and Rebecca-Clare Evans of KenMor Films found "Blank" on InkTip and optioned it from Stephen Herman. We are pleased to announce that filming has now begun! Natalie and Rebecca-Clare have joined forces with fellow InkTip producer Lyndon Baldock on the project. KenMor's credits include last year's award-winning drama "In Another Life." Stephen is the writer/director of numerous short films which have traveled the festival circuit. "Blank" marks his feature debut as a screenwriter, and his first option through InkTip since joining in 2016.
Dave Patten Options "John Grey" Jun 5, 2018
Dave Patten with South9 Entertainment found "John Grey" on InkTip and optioned it from Brent Jordan. Dave's producing credits include last year's crime/drama feature "Backfire," among others. As an actor, he has also appeared in such films as "Delivery Man," starring Vince Vaughn and Chris Pratt. Brent has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2007, with numerous options as a result. Brent says "I credit InkTip’s articles on writing effective loglines for the dramatic increase in requested scripts."
Richard Clark Options "Timeshare" Jun 5, 2018
Richard Clark with Manifesto PictureHouse found "Timeshare" on InkTip and optioned it from Brandon Joyner and co-writer Jordan Brooke Rash. Richard's feature credits include the sci-fi/thriller "Nowhere" and the family comedy "Savannah Sunrise,” starring Shawnee Smith (the "Saw” franchise), among others. Brandon is an East Coast-based writer and actor with extensive experience in theater and has appeared on the Lifetime series "Army Wives." He began promoting his work on InkTip less than a year ago, and this is his first option as a result.
Jonathan Zuck Options "Meant to Be Broken" Jun 5, 2018
Jonathan Zuck with DC Dogs found "Meant to Be Broken" on InkTip and optioned it from Joe Leone. We are pleased to announce that the film is now complete and will premiere at the 21st annual Dances with Films festival in Los Angeles on June 13th! Screenwriter Joe Leone has been with InkTip since 2011, and also works as an actor based out of New York. This is his second success through InkTip, adding to several produced credits already on his resume.
Abigail Scollay Options "I Swear Inc." Jun 5, 2018
Abigail Scollay discovered Jason K. Allen’s short script “I Swear Inc.” on InkTip and optioned it. Abigail is a director and VFX supervisor based in London. She plans to shoot "I Swear Inc." in the fall. Jason has optioned and sold numerous scripts through InkTip, including his feature script “Lucky Fritz” (starring Corey Feldman and Julia Dietze) and the award-winning comedy "American Sock," which has won best short at six different film festivals.
Missy Stowell Options "Johnny" May 29, 2018
Missy Stowell with Conscient Media found "Johnny" on InkTip and optioned it from Zackary D. Hill and cowriter Matthew D. Riffle. Conscient’s previous credits include the short films "Sisters," "The Dance," and "Trapped," and they currently have several feature and TV projects in development. Zackary and Matthew's work has been recognized in numerous contests including the Nicholl Fellowship. They first joined InkTip in 2016, and this is their first option as a result.
Adam Ciancio Options "Another River" May 29, 2018
Adam Ciancio with Klopek Films found "Another River" on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer Kimba Henderson. Adam is an Australian producer and filmmaker whose credits include the sci-fi feature "Vessel," among others. This is Kimba's first success through InkTip. An award-winning playwright and screenwriter, her work can be seen on "Corrupt Crimes" and "Origins" (both streaming on Netflix) as well as Lifetime's "It Takes a Killer." Kimba has been with InkTip since 2017.
Bruce Lucas Hires Marie D. Jones May 29, 2018
Award-winning director Bruce Lucas discovered Marie D. Jones on InkTip and together they have co-written and are shopping an adaptation of Gertrude Friedberg's science fiction book "The Revolving Boy. Also an accomplished producer and an optioned screenwriter, Bruce has collaborated with Marie on numerous projects since they first connected through InkTip several years ago. Marie is a bestselling author, screenwriter, and producer who has been with InkTip since 2008, and this is now her sixth success as a result.
Abigail Scollay Options "Lena" May 29, 2018
Abigail Scollay discovered Jason K. Allen’s short script “Lena” on InkTip and optioned it. Abigail is a director and VFX supervisor based in London. She plans to shoot "Lena” this summer. Jason has optioned and sold numerous scripts through InkTip, including his feature script “Lucky Fritz” (starring Corey Feldman and Julia Dietze) and the award-winning comedy "American Sock," which has won best short at six different film festivals.
Andrew Wald Options "The Cage" May 22, 2018
Andrew Wald and Steve Chato with Wald Pictures found "The Cage" on InkTip and optioned it from David Merry and Larry Horowitz. Andrew’s producing credits include work on Barry Levinson's "Sphere," starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. This is David's first option through InkTip. A prolific TV host and personality in Canada, he has appeared on over 70 programs in the last 25 years. Since joining InkTip in 2013, he has also written and directed several of his own short films.
Christina DeRosa Options "A Lot Like Christmas" May 22, 2018
Christina DeRosa with Kingvigor found "A Lot Like Christmas" on InkTip and optioned it from Timothy Williams. Christina's producing credits include the recent thriller "Campus Caller." As an actress she has also appeared in numerous features such as "Bad Moms." Timothy has been with InkTip for over a decade. His screenplay “Tell” was sold to Haven Entertainment and produced in 2014 starring Milo Ventimiglia, Jason Lee, and Katie Sackhoff. Timothy also has extensive experience writing in television, with credits on “Bobby’s World" and "Brothers" among others.
Sarah Yapelli Signs Michael Lanahan May 22, 2018
Sarah Yapelli with Black Apple Talent discovered Michael Lanahan through InkTip and has entered into an agreement to represent him. Sarah met Lanahan through her client Michael Schroeder, director/producer of "Southern Heat," co-written by Lanahan and currently in development. She also reps J.D. Seraphine, a producer on "Hickok," shot from Michael's script which was found on InkTip. The film stars Luke Hemsworth, Bruce Dern, and Jason Lively, among others. This is Michael's third success through InkTip since joining in 2012.
Production on "George" Complete May 22, 2018
Production on the short comedy film "George" has been completed. The script was written by John Porter and was discovered on InkTip by Rui Pedro Sousa. Rui is a filmmaker based out of England and plans to submit the film to festivals. John has optioned/sold numerous scripts through InkTip and was featured in our October 2017 magazine.
Mauro Borrelli Options "Mindgate" May 15, 2018
Mauro Borrelli with Fotocomics found "Mindgate" on InkTip and optioned it from Carlo Carere. Along with his wife and writing partner Erin Carere, the three are now collaborating on several projects in follow-up to Mauro's recent feature "The Recall," starring Wesley Snipes. Carlo began promoting his work on InkTip in 2007, and this is his third option as a result. He and Erin recently won Best Screenplay at the Catalina Film Festival and 1st Place at StoryPros for their script "Time Zero."
Richard Clark Options "The Weekend" May 15, 2018
Richard Clark with Manifesto PictureHouse found "The Weekend" on InkTip and optioned it from Steve Bensinger. Richard's previous credits include the thriller feature "Curfew" and the award-winning short film "My Luchador," among others. Steve is a previously optioned screenwriter and playwright who has been with InkTip since 2009. His work has won numerous awards and been accepted into the LA Theater Festival. This is his first option through InkTip.
Andrew Wald Options "Selfie" May 8, 2018
Andrew Wald and Steve Chato with Wald Pictures found "Selfie" on InkTip and optioned it from Alicia Norman. Among his other credits, Andrew was a producer on Barry Levinson's "Sphere," starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Alicia hails from Georgia, and has been an InkTip member since 2007. In addition to "Selfie," her short script "Otherling" was also recently discovered on InkTip and will soon be going into production. This is Alicia's first feature option through InkTip.
Ryan Elliott Options "The Accidents" May 8, 2018
Ryan Elliott with Elliott Motion Pictures found "The Accidents" on InkTip and optioned it from Patrick Rodio. With experience in numerous roles throughout the film and television industry, Ryan's producing credits include the Western feature "The Preacher and the Gun," among others. Patrick has had numerous options and hires through InkTip since joining in 2003. He has also written, directed and produced three feature films and five shorts, including the comedy/romance "Better Days."
Obin Olson Options "Body of Sin" May 8, 2018
Obin Olson with The Brothers Olson found "Body of Sin" on InkTip and optioned it from Rod Spence. We are pleased to announce the film is now available on demand through Amazon, iTunes, and other platforms! Rod has been promoting his work on InkTip for over a decade, and now has several produced credits to his resume including "The Good Witch" starring Catherine Bell--one of the most successful movies in the history of the Hallmark Channel. This is Rod's second success through InkTip.
Simon Giles Options "I Hear Voices" May 1, 2018
Simon Giles with Gargoyle Productions found "I Hear Voices" on InkTip and optioned it from Joe Leone. 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." Joe is a New York-based screenwriter who has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2011. This is his second option through InkTip to date, including the dark comedy "Meant to Be Broken," due for release this fall.
Richard Clark Options "Stopping by the Woods" May 1, 2018
Richard Clark with Manifesto PictureHouse found "Stopping by the Woods on a Rainy Evening" on InkTip and optioned it from Gerald Schoenewolf. Richard's feature credits include the sci-fi/thriller "Nowhere" and the family comedy "Savannah Sunrise,” starring Shawnee Smith (the "Saw” franchise), among others. This is Gerald's first success through InkTip, though his previous scripts have been optioned and awarded at numerous film festivals around the world. Gerald has been an InkTip member since 2008.
Mikhael Bassilli Hires MJ Palo May 1, 2018
Mikhael Bassilli with Play Think Entertainment discovered MJ Palo on InkTip and hired her for his upcoming, as-yet-untitled feature project. Mikhael’s credits include the sci-fi short "Immersion.” MJ has been promoting her work on InkTip since 2015, and is currently producing her web series pilot "Adventures of Fire Captain Fred” in collaboration with Biddle Productions. She has worked on assignment for multiple feature projects, and just last year she reached the top 5 in the BlueCat screenplay contest. This is MJ's first hire through InkTip.
Brianna Duttry Options "Origins of the Sirens" May 1, 2018
Brianna Duttry, associated with BlackWood Productions out of L.A. for her current projects, has optioned “Origins of the Sirens” by Bri Ericksen after discovering the short on InkTip. Brianna is an actress in “Hollow Doll” and “A Thousand Faces of Me,” set for release this year. She has two current films of her own named “Memoirs of the Emotionally Defeated” and “Gabriella” to produce with BlackWood Productions this year as well. “Origins of the Sirens” is planned for release in 2019. This is Bri’s first short option.
Peter Engert Options "Hot" Apr 24, 2018
Peter Engert with Carpathia Entertainment found "Hot" on InkTip and optioned it from Robert Powers. Peter's credits include the upcoming crime/thriller "Harmless," whose script he found on InkTip, and the horror feature "Penance Lane" starting Scout Taylor-Compton, John Schneider and Tyler Mane. A retired naval officer turned screenwriter, Robert is represented by Barbara Bitela of the Silver Bitela Agency, who he met on InkTip several years ago. This is now his second success through InkTip, adding to another option and a script hire already on his resume.
Missy Stowell Options "Starlight" Apr 24, 2018
Missy Stowell with Conscient Media found "Starlight" 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 second 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.
Elizabeth Snoderly Hires Lisa Chapman Apr 24, 2018
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Lisa Chapman on InkTip and has hired her to write an upcoming, as yet untitled feature project. 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.
Forrest Tuff Options "Otherling" Apr 24, 2018
Forrest Tuff discovered the short script “Otherling” on InkTip and has optioned it from writer Alicia Norman. Forrest was intrigued by the storyline of “Otherling” and was looking for a script in the fantasy/horror genre to that would help push him as a director creatively. He is an award-winning "filmpreneur" because he enjoys the art and business of filmmaking. You can find his work at forrestfilms.org. This is the first short option for Alicia Norman. Production is scheduled for this summer.
Richard Clark Options "Compact" Apr 17, 2018
Richard Clark with Manifesto PictureHouse found "Compact" on InkTip and optioned it from Abdul Hamdache. Richard's feature credits include the sci-fi/thriller "Nowhere" and the family comedy "Savannah Sunrise,” starring Shawnee Smith (the "Saw” franchise), among others. A Lebanese native, Abdul has also lived in the U.S. and began promoting his work on InkTip in 2012 to connect with producers in Hollywood and around the world. In addition to his screenplays, he has also published several articles on literary and film criticism. This is his first option through InkTip.
Kat Green Options "#Love" Apr 17, 2018
Kat Green with Wonderfly Films found "#Love" on InkTip and optioned it from Sandy Silverthorne. Kat's credits include the Hallmark Channel movie "Nearlyweds," starring Danielle Panabaker ("The Flash"). Sandy has been with InkTip since 2012 and is a previous finalist in the New York Television Festival’s Screenwriting Contest. Also a published children’s author and illustrator, he has created work for clients including The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and The Los Angeles Times. This is Sandy's first success through InkTip.
Andrew Wald Options "1 New Follower" Apr 17, 2018
Andrew Wald and Steve Chato with Wald Pictures found "1 New Follower" on InkTip and optioned it from Kai Morgan and co-writer Craig Bettendorf. Among his other credits, Andrew was a producer on Barry Levinson's "Sphere," starring Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson. Kai and Craig are both produced TV writers, with credits on the series "7 Deadly Roommates" and "Treading Yesterday." However, this is their first feature script option and their first success through InkTip, adding to several other projects currently in development. Craig and Kai have been with InkTip since 2015.
Ivy Jelisavac Options "Simon" Apr 17, 2018
London filmmaker Ivy Jelisavac discovered the short script “Simon” on InkTip and optioned it from writer Shelly Paino. Ivy stated, “I’m incredibly happy because the script is so dear to my heart, but it initially went to another producer as he was a little quicker. When his option ran out, I saw it re-listed and was over the moon that I do get to direct this amazing story after all!” She has cast British actress Lisa Ronaghan in the lead role. Ivy recently completed a comedy series “Relationsh*t” that is now on the festival circuit.
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.”