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Chris Deckard (8MR)

Literary Manager
Fictional Entity
Materials Due: 9:00am PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Pitch Tips

Structure and Character are very important. Show me why I should care about your character and what they are trying to accomplish. Give me a sense of how they will grow as characters as a result of the story.

About Your Host

Since co-founding the management/production company Fictional Entity in late 2016, Chris Deckard has developed an international clientele that includes writers, directors, actors, and producers.

Chris’ clients have been named to The Black List, The Hit List, The Young & Hungry List, The Blood List and been lauded by the PAGE Awards, The Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Awards, The Australian Writers Guild, and The Australian Directors Guild. His clients have written, directed, starred, and produced in numerous formats, including Features, TV, Virtual Reality, and Podcasts, independently and for companies like Netflix, NBCUniversal, Warner Bros., Amazon, Blumhouse, Comedy Central, TruTV, Super Deluxe, Hallmark, CBS, CryptTV, PopTV, VH1, Facebook, E!, and MSNBC.

Chris has judged script competitions for UCLA and Australians in Film, and was a mentor at the 2017 Stowe Story Labs. He has worked with countless writers through Roadmap and has seen mentees go on to get signed, win competitions, and get optioned. 

Prior to Fictional Entity, Chris spent over seven years working with and representing talent at major agencies such as ICM Partners and WME. He has worked closely with traditional and new media buyers to find and develop content for domestic and international audiences. In addition to helping cast and package numerous features and series, he has evaluated thousands of scripts for actors and directors. Chris graduated from Cornell University and earned his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School.

HOW IT WORKS


  • After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email 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:


Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $50MM

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

Themes
  • Biopics
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • Inspirational
  • Period Pieces
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • True Stories