Benjamin Kabialis

Creative Executive
PalmStar Media and National Lampoon

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Pitch Tips

It's most helpful to give me a clear idea of the main character (or characters) and their journey, and to have a strong concept. Giving me a couple comparisons to existing movies and tv shows in the beginning always helps to set the tone.

About Your Host

Benjamin Kabialis began his career as an assistant to Oscar nominated actor Jeremy Renner, joining him on set for five feature films, including: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, ARRIVAL, and WIND RIVER. He then transitioned into working as an executive at Renner's film and television production and development company, The Combine (THE FOUNDER, KNIGHTFALL). Benjamin now works with film finance and production company PalmStar Media (HEREDITARY, JOHN WICK, SING STREET). PalmStar acquired the historic comedy brand NATIONAL LAMPOON in 2017 and Benjamin works to produce content for both PalmStar and National Lampoon. He has also done work for the literary management company Intellectual Property Group. Benjamin studied writing, literature, and fiction at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • All Budgets

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror

  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Musicals
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Psychological
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)