LA based producer looking for High Concept genre features that highlight diversity if possible although not a deal breaker. Especially interested in commercial driven character pieces with authenticity. Budget set around $5mm.
Originality is the key here. Bold interesting worlds AND intimate stories.
Looking for projects with global reach - especially, Sci-Fi or Thriller or both but with strong visual storytelling. They enjoy the work of Ridley Scott, Spielberg, Nolan - strong commercial sensibility. Project should be able to cross over well into non-English speaking territories.
High Concept comps include A Quiet Place, Memento and Palm Springs. Also, although TV, they like the worlds of Lovecraft Country, Westworld and The Queen's Gambit.
All unique and original voices welcome to apply! We support diversity across voices and creators, so we strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and female writers to submit.
When applying please write in the NOTE section:
- List of award wins
- Your country of origin
When submitting your FEATURE, please include your SCRIPT, a punchy one page SYNOPSIS and most importantly, a thoroughly developed LOGLINE. We want to know your concept and hook within the logline. We will narrow our selection from the synopsis and logline, so you’ll want to impress and grab us with those elements.
Union and non-union writers accepted. Scripts from anywhere in the world will be considered but must be English language.
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