Jonathan Hersh

Manager
Housefire Management
Sunday 9/15 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

About Your Host

After graduating from USC's School of Cinematic Arts, Jon Hersh went on to become a full-time story analyst at Creative Artists Agency. During his tenure there, he evaluated thousands of screenplays, pilots, and books, and gave detailed story notes to high-level clients of the agency. After four years at CAA, Jon moved on to the fledgling mini-studio Broad Green Pictures where he helped found a new and innovative Story Department for the 100-employee company. Besides running a busy department that evaluated 50+ scripts per week, Jon had a hand in developing a slate of quality projects for the company and delivering detailed notes to writers and executives. He currently works as a literary manager at Housfire Management in Hollywood. Currently, he has a client adapting a book for Paramount Players, a client staffed on The CW's LEGACIES, and two clients who recently sold spec scripts to Straight Up Films and Pioneer Pictures & Lost City.

HOW IT WORKS


  • 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:


Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $30MM

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

Themes
  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Period Pieces
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Reality/Unscripted TV
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)

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