Mark Saffian has worked in production for years as a Production Coordinator and Assistant Director before becoming an Executive. Mar began in the mail room at APA, then was promoted to an Assistant in the Packaging Department where he eventually became the Literary Department Development Coordinator. He has helped to develop and sell pilots and films for the agency including the feature film "O" a modern retelling of Othello and the television series "24". After APA, Mark was a Development Executive and Story Editor for Sony Pictures and Sid Ganis/Out of the Blue Entertainment where he was a Story Editor on "Big Daddy" and "Deuce Bigelow: Male Gigolo". Mark has read spec scripts, screenplays, pilots, books and evaluated projects of all types for acquisition and development for both film and television for the studio. His current company is Content House, a literary management company. Where he represents dozens of New York Times Best Selling Authors, screenwriters, directors and production companies. He also represent a lot of the top names in comic book authors and creators, webcomics, video games and new media. Is currently actively developing The Crook Factory based on the best-selling novel by Dan Simmons (The Terror, Hyperion) telling the true story of Ernest Hemingway running a spy ring out of Cuba during World War 2, as well as, the television series "One Second After" with Constantin Films based on the best selling trilogy of books by William Forstchen. Recently, has sold or set-up series on behalf of our clients to EOne, Warner Bros. Studios, Warner Animation, CW, Comedy Central, Showtime and HBO.
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