Mansi Desai - Open Pitch Session

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Diverse female-driven features. 

Seeking / Open To
Female Writers
Writers of Color
Writers of LGBTQIA+ Community
Writers Over 40
Feature Genres
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Up to $5MM
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Half-Hour Pilots (single-cam)
One-Hour Pilots
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Premium Cable
TV Genres
Dark Comedy
Documentary Adaptations
Socially Relevant
True Stories
Young Adult (YA)
Specifically Not Interested In


More about Mansi Desai

Mansi worked in Mumbai as an assistant director on Bollywood films such as Prem Ratan Than Payo and Indu Sarkar and as a Producer's Assistant in Dubai before moving to Los Angeles. She assisted in putting together BloodListX in 2018 and now is a Coordinator at Cold Iron Pictures.

Cold Iron Pictures is a production/financing company based in Los Angeles. The company produced SWISS ARMY MAN (starring Daniel Radcliffe and Paul Dano) directed by Daniels as well as Marielle Heller’s directorial debut THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL (starring Bel Powley, Kristen Wiig, and Alexander Skarsgård) both of which premiered at Sundance. Previous Cold Iron releases include Joseph Cedar’s political drama NORMAN starring Richard Gere which was released by Sony Pictures Classic; Mike Birbiglia’s DON’T THINK TWICE; and Lake Bell’s second film I DO…UNTIL I DON’T. Most recently, Cold Iron Pictures produced the 2018 SXSW selection BEING FRANK directed by Miranda Bailey and set to be released in 2019.They also produced the 2019 Sundance hit UNTITLED AMAZING JOHNATHAN DOCUMENTARY which premiered in the US Documentary Competition section and is available on Hulu. They are currently in production on the Thandie Newton starring thriller GOD’S Country.

How it Works
  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to 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 9:00am PT the day of the session.

  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 7 to 8 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

  • Need some general guidelines on pitching? Check out our Hitchhiker's Guide to Pitching!

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


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