Madeleine Buisseret

Director of Development at Mainstay Entertainment

About Your Host

Madeleine currently works as director of development at Mainstay Entertainment, a management and production company that represents actors, writers, directors and creators including Trevor Noah. She has also served as associate producer on the TV pilot “Jefferson County Probation,” produced by Mainstay Entertainment for Comedy Central. She also co-produced the production company’s independent feature, “Before I Go,” written and directed by Eric Schaeffer and starring Annabella Sciorra and Robert Klein. She began her career as a freelance finance and film writer in London, UK. Before her first full-time career in entertainment, she wrote, produced and directed a short film, “Dearest Paula,” on mental health awareness. Other credits include “Roy Wood Jr.: No One Loves You” and “I Feel Pretty.” Mainstay most recently produced “A Simple Wedding,” a feature film written and directed by Sara Zandieh and released by Blue Fox Entertainment, starring Tara Grammy, Rita Wilson and Maz Jobrani. The company is also developing “Born a Crime,” based on Trevor Noah’s best-selling memoir, at Paramount Pictures and “Sun Always Sets in the West,” with Danny McBride and Rough House Pictures, at Lionsgate. The company is currently in production on HBO Max’s “Boondocks,” created by Aaron McGruder, and “Untitled Maz Jobrani/Courtney Cox Project,” an animated TV pilot presentation about an immigrant family adjusting to life in America.

First 30 Consultation

Submit the First 30 pages of your script and receive an in-depth, 30-min. 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. 

Specializes in:

Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • All Budgets

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Horror

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