Benno Rosenwald

Development Coordinator
Halfire Entertainment LLC
Sunday 9/22 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

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Benno Rosenwald is a Los Angeles based film and television producer and development executive. He started his career working for The Gersh Agency in New York City where his love affair with the entertainment industry began. After moving back to his hometown of Los Angeles, he worked with Jerry and Janet Zucker (AIRPLANE, GHOST, RAT RACE, etc.) helping them build their business in the television market. After leaving Zucker Production, Benno has become the Coordinator of Development at Halfire Entertainment helping foster a various number of projects to market including, ANOTHER LIFE (Netflix), SENTIENT (Netflix) and several other he can't share yet. 

At the same time Benno started his own production company Mooki Entertainment in 2015 which has producedthree award winning short films UNDERGRADS,presentation, ECTASY & AGONY and FEMME.Benno through Mooki Entertainment is dedicated to bringing new voices to the film and television markets working with young talent to create work that shines a light on what it means to be millennial and confronts issues we are facing as our generation becomes "the adults". 

Benno has a BA in Drama from Stanford University and an MFA from the Peter Stark Program at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. 

His guilty pleasure is eating Haagen-Dazs coffee ice cream while watching any and all Real Housewives of (insert city here).


  • After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's feedback on your pitch within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hours prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this period will be ineligible for refunds.

Specializes in:

  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $10MM

  • Drama
  • SciFi
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
  • TV Movies
  • Cable & Streaming

  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Dystopian
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Period Pieces
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Diverse Writers

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