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Chris Moraitis Options "Waiting Games" Mar 19, 2019
Chris Moraitis with Roslin Pictures found “Waiting Games” through InkTip and optioned it from Jeff Field. Chris is an Athens-based multi-hyphenate who has worked on projects like Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” among others. Jeff landed this opportunity when his agent, who has been with InkTip for over a decade, pitched his script through the preferred newsletter. Jeff has been a semifinalist for the Nicholl Fellowship, finalist for the Austin Film Festival and won the ScreenCraft Fellowship. This is his first success through InkTip.
Jon Tierney Hires John Collins Mar 19, 2019
Jon Tierney with Jon Tierney Productions discovered John Collins on InkTip and hired him for his upcoming, as-yet-untitled dramedy feature project. Tierney's credits include the action/drama "The Job," starring Daryl Hannah. This is John Collins's first hire through InkTip. He's also a writer on the upcoming drama feature "Brother's Keeper," starring Laurence Fishburne and Milo Gibson. John has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2008.
Elizabeth Snoderly Hires Lisa Chapman; Film in Post Mar 19, 2019
Elizabeth Snoderly with G It's Entertainment discovered Lisa Chapman on InkTip and hired her to write the romance “Law of Attraction.” We are pleased to announce that the film is now in post-production! Elizabeth has numerous produced credits from scripts and writers found on InkTip, including “Accidentally Engaged," starring Brant Daugherty, Lexi Giovagnoli and Joan Severance. Lisa has previously been hired for work on a Lifetime MOW and has landed multiple options and hires through InkTip since joining in 2014.
Kristen Butler Hires Dan Benamor Mar 12, 2019
Kristen Butler with Mirari Pictures found “Bigger Father” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with screenwriter Dan Benamor and his producing partners on the project. Kristen's credits include the drama "My House," as well as numerous short films. This is now Dan's seventh success through InkTip since joining in 2008. Dan is both a producer and writer with several produced features to his name, such as the upcoming “Sunrise in Heaven” and "Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story," starring Trace Adkins, Kim Coates ("Sons of Anarchy"), and Judd Nelson.
Matthew Patterson Options “Apartment 413” Mar 12, 2019
Matthew Patterson with Matter Media Studios found “Apartment 413” on InkTip and optioned it from Ron Maede. We are pleased to announce that the film is beginning its festival circuit after premiering last week at Cinequest! In addition to his work as a producer, the film marks Matthew's feature directorial debut as well as Ron's first produced credit. Ron has been with InkTip since 2006, and "Apartment 413" was his first option through InkTip.
Chris Helton Hires Kevin Lewis Mar 12, 2019
Chris Helton with Silver Line Films discovered Kevin Lewis through InkTip and hired him for his upcoming, as-yet-untitled feature project. Chris' credits include the thriller feature “Dead Water,” with Casper Van Dien and Judd Nelson, as well as the family film "Runnin' from my Roots," which was developed from a script found on InkTip. Kevin has been with InkTip since 2013. In addition to his writing, he has previously served as a Captain in the United States Army, a public defender, and a professor of law. This is his second success through InkTip.
Chris Moraitis Options "Guppies" Mar 7, 2019
Chris Moraitis with Roslin Pictures found "Guppies” through InkTip and optioned it from Scott Lainer. Chris is an Athens-based multi-hyphenate who has worked on projects like Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman” and Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” among others. Scott landed this opportunity when his agent, who has been with InkTip for over a decade, pitched his script through the preferred newsletter.
Graem Luis Options "Finding Mr. Grinch" Mar 7, 2019
Graem Luis with Streamline Pictures discovered BD Young on InkTip and optioned his script "Finding Mr. Grinch.” Graem's credits include the crimes dramas "Delinquent” and "Raw.” BD is a produced writer with over 30 successes from InkTip since joining in 2003. His credits include the Lifetime drama "Death of a Vegas Showgirl,” starring Roselyn Sanchez, among others.
Thadd Turner Options "Virtually Mine" Mar 7, 2019
Thadd Turner with Talmarc Productions found "Virtually Mine” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer Susan Rohrer. Thadd's credits include "Rodeo & Juliet” and the award-winning "Miracle at Sage Creek,” starring David Carradine and Wes Studi, among others. This is Susan's third success through InkTip. A multiple award-winning writer/producer/director, she specializes in bringing redemptive stories to the screen. Susan has been an InkTip member since 2006.
Michael Loos Options "Mistletoe" Feb 26, 2019
Michael Loos with Loos Change Films discovered Lenny Castellaneta on InkTip and optioned his script “1225 Mistletoe Lane.” Michael’s credits include the historical drama “All or Nothin’,” as well as the upcoming feature “For Benjamin.” Lenny has been promoting his work on InkTip since 2007 and landed representation several years ago as a result. “1225 Mistletoe Lane” started out as a critically acclaimed book on Amazon before Lenny adapted it for the screen. This is his second option through InkTip.
Doug Dearth Options "Dead Man Flying" Feb 26, 2019
Dough Dearth with One In A Row Films found “Dead Man Flying” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with Andrew Angelo on the project. This is their second collaboration together. Doug is an accomplished producer and director whose feature credits include the award-winning sports drama "Underdogs" and the action/comedy "War, Inc." starring John Cusack and Hilary Duff. Andrew has been an InkTip member since 2013. He is also a published author and a producer on several of his own short films. This is now Andrew's third success through InkTip.
Steve Roeder Options "Sand Island" Feb 26, 2019
Steve Roeder with Awesome Entertainment Inc. found “Forgotten Slaves of Sand Island” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer Lisa Hagen. Steve’s credits include “Neo Ned,” starring Jeremy Renner and Gabrielle Union, among others. This is Lisa’s third success through InkTip since joining in. Her credits include the award-winning crime/drama feature "Fortune Defies Death," which she was hired to co-write after being discovered by director Jennifer Hulum on InkTip. Lisa has been an InkTip member since 2006.
Dana Wall Options "Surfridge" Feb 19, 2019
Dana Wall with VMI Worldwide discovered writer Craig Clyde through InkTip and has optioned his script “Surfridge.” Dana signed Craig as a client several years ago after reading his work on InkTip, and the two have since collaborated on several projects. Craig is an industry veteran and multi-hyphenate with credits as a writer, director, and actor. An InkTip member since 2001, this is now his tenth success as a result.
Richard Harding Options "The Last Jewish Gangster" Feb 19, 2019
Richard Harding with Sixth Sense Productions found “The Last Jewish Gangster” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer David Larson. Richard's credits include "The First Grader," starring Naomie Harris ("Skyfall"), among others. David began promoting his work on InkTip several years ago. David is an award-winning former Fortune 500 marketing executive, as well as both an author and screenwriter. This is David’s first option through InkTip.
Jon Ornoy Options "All Joking Aside" Feb 19, 2019
Jon Ornoy with Animal Mother Films found “All Joking Aside” on InkTip and optioned it from James Pickering. We are pleased to announce that the film is now in production! Jon’s credits include “With Glowing Hearts,” among others. Although Jon and James work on different sides of the Atlantic, they connected through InkTip. James has been a writer on InkTip for about nine years.
Michael Loos Options “For Benjamin" Feb 12, 2019
Michael Loos with Loos Change Films discovered Shawn M. Astin through InkTip and entered into an agreement on his script “For Benjamin.” The deal was facilitated through his agent, Debra Hughes with Genaia Film Group, who is the lead producer on the project. Debra joined InkTip just last summer. Michael’s credits include “Act of Contrition” featuring Joe Estevez, among others. Shawn has written numerous short films, and this is his first success through InkTip.
Charley Hoover Options "Room Service" Feb 12, 2019
Charley Hoover with Urban Owl Entertainment found “Room Service” on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer Lisa Chapman. Charley has worn many hats on a lot of different films, including “Paper Towns” with Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff. Lisa has previously been hired for work on a Lifetime MOW and has landed multiple options and hires through InkTip since joining in 2014.
John Waynelovich Options "The Drifter" Feb 12, 2019
John Waynelovich with Force of Will Productions discovered “The Drifter” through InkTip and optioned it from writers Jake Hansen & David Christopher Pitt. This is Jake’s first success through InkTip since joining in October.
Chris Moraitis Options "Timescapes" Feb 5, 2019
Chris Moraitis with Roslin Pictures found “Timescapes” through InkTip and optioned it from Keith Mallory. Chris is an Athens-based multi-hyphenate who has worked on projects like Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” among others. Keith has been with InkTip for almost two years now, and it’s interesting to note that ever script he’s written has either placed in or won a contest, including "Timescapes," which won first place in the feature screenplay contest at the 2018 Glendale International Film Festival. This is his first option through InkTip.
Nadeem Soumah Hires Naomi Selfman Feb 5, 2019
Nadeem Soumah with Formula Features discovered Naomi Selfman on InkTip and hired her to write the thriller feature "Lost & Found." This is now their third collaboration since Nadeem found Naomi’s script "Twin Betrayal" on InkTip and optioned it in 2017. The film has since aired on Lifetime, adding to Naomi’s long list of produced credits including "2012 Doomsday" and the award-winning "Evil Nanny." "Lost & Found" marks her third success through InkTip since joining in 2009.
Marvis Johnson Hires Samuel C. Morrison Feb 5, 2019
Marvis Johnson with Vodka & Milk discovered Samuel C. Morrison on InkTip and has hired him to write his upcoming feature project "They Want you Dead." Marvis has experience in both film and television, with credits including the recent comedy feature "A Talent for Trouble." This is now Samuel’s third success through InkTip since he joined in 2011. His dramedy feature script "The Mint" was discovered through InkTip several years ago and recently produced.
Kristen Butler Options "13 Rules" Jan 29, 2019
Kristen Butler with Sailfish Features found "13 Rules" on InkTip and has entered into an agreement with writer James Robert Hughes. Kristen's credits include the drama "My House," as well as numerous short films. This is now James' fifth success through InkTip since he began promoting his work on the site in 2006. James specializes in painstakingly researched historical scripts. "13 Rules" tells the story of Dr. James Naismith, the man who invented the game of basketball.
Chris Helton Options "Slave in the House" Jan 29, 2019
Chris Helton with Silver Line Films found "Slave in the House" on InkTip and optioned it from Kevin Lewis. Chris' credits include the drama feature "Runnin' from my Roots," which was shot from a script found on InkTip. Kevin has been with InkTip since 2013. In addition to his writing, he has previously served as a Captain in the United States Army, a public defender, and a professor of law. This is his first option through InkTip.
Lyndon Baldock Options "Silent" Jan 22, 2019
Lyndon Baldock with Templeheart Films discovered Stephen Herman through InkTip and optioned his script "Silent." Lyndon's credits include "Decline of an Empire," starring Peter O'Toole, among others. Stephen's previous script "Blank" is currently in production with director Natalie Kennedy, who also discovered him on InkTip and will be working with Lyndon on "Silent." Stephen is the writer/director of numerous short films which have traveled the festival circuit, and this is now his second success through InkTip since joining in 2017.
Baron Jay Littleton Options "Contingency Plan" Jan 22, 2019
Baron Jay Littleton with BJL Film Group found "Contingency Plan" on InkTip and optioned it from Samuel C. Morrison. Baron's credits include last year's horror feature "Deadly Reunion," among others. Samuel will direct "Contingency Plan" himself, making this his third success and second produced film through InkTip since he joined in 2011. His dramedy feature script "The Mint" was discovered through InkTip several years ago and recently produced.
Dana Wall Hires Craig Clyde Jan 22, 2019
Dana Wall with D.W. Management and Productions discovered Craig Clyde on InkTip and has hired him to write her upcoming crime feature "Just Dahlia." Dana signed Craig as a client several years ago after reading his work on InkTip, and the two have since collaborated on several projects. Craig is an industry veteran and multi-hyphenate with credits as a writer, director, and actor. An InkTip member since 2001, this is now his ninth success as a result.
J.M. Logan Options "Haunted" Jan 15, 2019
J.M. Logan with JML Film Corp found "Haunted" on InkTip and optioned it from Aaron Mendelsohn. J.M.'s credits include the Duplass Brothers' production "Manson Family Vacation," which is currently streaming on Netflix. Aaron has been with InkTip for over a decade with multiple successes as a result. A five-time Board Member of the Writers Guild of America West, Aaron is the co-creator and co-writer of the "Air Bud" franchise for Disney and has numerous credits as a writer, producer, and director.
Vitaly Kozlov Options "Eternal Life" Jan 15, 2019
Vitaly Kozlov with Partners In Crime found "Eternal Life" on InkTip and optioned it from Lyndon McGill. Vitaly's credits include the award-winning thriller feature "Death Waits for No Man," among others. This is Lyndon's first option through InkTip, though several of his other scripts have previously been in development with various companies. His work has also been recognized as a winner or finalist in numerous script competitions including Scriptapalooza. Lyndon has been an InkTip member since 2002.
Brenda Rusnak Hires Rose Tavelli Jan 15, 2019
Brenda Rusnak with The Best Part Inc. discovered Rose Tavelli on InkTip and has hired her to rewrite an as-yet-untitled feature project. Brenda’s credits include several documentaries such as the award-winning "Cyber-Seniors" and the upcoming "Designer S#!t" but she also has several narrative features in development. Rose joined InkTip in 2014 and has written for several children's TV series on Nick Jr and Sprout. Her work in other genres has also been recognized by multiple screenwriting contests such as Story Pros and The Write Room.
Paula Landry Options "Fire Season" Jan 8, 2019
Paula Landry with IdeaBlizzard Productions found "Fire Season" on InkTip and optioned it from Tim Stickler. Paula's previous credits include the feature comedy "A Cat's Tale" and the award-winning short film "Angel Passing," among others. Tim is a prolific writer who has been with InkTip since 2008. His script for "Fire Season" was previously recognized as a finalist in multiple competitions before being picked up by Paula. This is Tim's first option through InkTip.
Alexander Vinnitski Options "Visceral" Jan 8, 2019
Alexander Vinnitski with Current Flow Entertainment discovered Brant Hughes on InkTip and has optioned his script "Visceral." Alexander's previous credits include Meg Ryan’s directorial debut "Ithaca" and the drama feature "Corrections Class," which has won numerous awards at festivals around the world. Brant is a previous winner of the Westchester New York Film Festival Screenwriting Competition and a quarterfinalist in the Nicholl Fellowship. He has been an InkTip member since 2008, and this is now his fifth success as a result.
Justice Bowens Options "Believe" Jan 8, 2019
Justice Bowens with B3-Vision found "Believe" on InkTip and optioned it from David Birkenhead. The faith-based film marks the directorial debut for acclaimed actress Lisa Vidal ("Being Mary Jane") whose company Funny Gal Productions will co-produce alongside Justice. David Birkenhead is a New York-based writer who has previously landed multiple options, a hire, and found representation through InkTip since he joined the site in 2008.
Travis Thoms Options "In Debt Deep" Jan 2, 2019
Travis Thoms with Cottonwood Media found "In Debt Deep" on InkTip and optioned it from Andrew Brown. Travis' previous credits include the thriller feature "Prolonged Exposure," starring Dean Cain. This is Andrew’s first option through InkTip. He is also the writer/director of the award-winning short film "Moriah" and is currently in post-production on his debut feature entitled "Confound." Andrew has been with InkTip since 2015.
Wes Tomasz Ciesla Hires Ron Brawer Jan 2, 2019
Wes Tomasz Ciesla with Millions of Pixels discovered Ron Brawer on InkTip and has hired him to write his upcoming comedy feature "American Bed & Breakfast." Wes' credits include the horror/thriller feature "The Ideal," among others. Ron has been with InkTip since 2005 and is the writer of the short film "Almost Home," as well as several feature projects currently in development. This is his first hire through InkTip.