Jake Schnesel

Executive Assistant/Showrunner's Assistant
Rhode Island Ave. Productions

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Pitch Tips

Give me a character in crisis. Why is this story happening today?

About Your Host

After graduating from the USC School of Cinematic Arts with a degree in screenwriting, Jake Schnesel worked at various studios - from Twentieth Century Fox to NBC - before finding his footing in the television space. Before settling in as the Executive Assistant to Dan Fogelman at Rhode Island Ave. Productions, Jake worked under his THIS IS US line producer - an experience invaluable for teaching him to consider not only the creative aspects of the story, but also the feasibility of the production challenges therein.


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Specializes in:

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

  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Dystopian
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Webseries
  • Young Adult (YA)