Janne Barklis

Packaging Agent, The Gersh Agency

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Janne Barklis graduated from the University of Exeter and the London Film School with a MA in International Film Business. She has worked for mini-major studios (Lionsgate, Pathe), foreign sales companies (Bankside Films, Cinema Management Group, XYZ Films) and TV production companies (Dancing Ledge Productions) in both London and Los Angeles. Currently she packages, sells, and consults on independent movies at The Gersh Agency. Previous to a life in the entertainment industry, she had a freelance career in theatrical production, journalism, and radio/podcasting which has given her a diverse sense of story. With a creative writing degree herself, she understands, first hand, the arduous journey of entrepreneurial creative work. The Gersh Agency has packaged and sold hundreds of films including Damien Chazelle's Whiplash, David Robert Mitchell's It Follows, and Reed Morano's Meadowland.

Submit 2 scripts (50 pages each) or 4 scripts (25 pages each) to the executive of your choice, and they'll have a private 1 hour notes call with you. 

After you submit your scripts, you should receive proposed times from the exec within 3-4 weeks to schedule your consult after the exec has reviewed your material. If you have any questions, email terra@roadmapwriters.com.

Specializes in:

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

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

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