Bobby Hoppey

VP, Development
Valparaiso Productions

About Your Host

Bobby Hoppey is a seasoned developer and story analyst and a founding member of Valparaiso Pictures, a development finance & production company that empowers filmmakers to take creative risks. Valparaiso Pictures is focused on growing its slate - engaging on projects across film, television and interactive content. Upcoming credits include AFTER PERFECT (to be adapted by Elizabeth Chomko and produced with Matt Reeves' 6th & Idaho), THE LINE (starring Alex Wolff and John Malkovich), NO GLORY (with Kumail Nanjiani to star and Adam McKay and Will Ferrell to produce), and the short film HOW TO BE ALONE (directed by Kate Trefry of STRANGER THINGS).

Bobby previously spent two years as the primary feature development executive at Echo Lake Entertainment, an independent production company and financier, where he managed the film division's slate. Prior to his executive roles, Bobby served as assistant to Echo Lake's CEO, Doug Mankoff, and President, Andy Spaulding, in addition to his tenure with the company's talent management actor division where he worked closely with clients including Dakota and Elle Fanning. Bobby holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Elon University.

One-Hour Consultation

Submit your full script and receive an in-depth, one-hour private story notes call with an executive of your choice. You’ll receive specific suggestions on how to elevate your script's dialogue, structure, pacing, characterization, tone, and marketability. One-hour consultations are available for Features and TV and are priced accordingly.

Specializes in:


Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • All Budgets

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • All TV Homes (Network, Cable & Streaming)
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series

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