Nicholas Bogner

Manager/Producer
Affirmative Entertainment
Materials Due: 9:00am PT
Saturday 8/10

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About Your Host

Nicholas Bogner, as a producer and manager of actors, writers and directors, has vast experience in all areas of television and features. He has been an executive for major feature companies as well as a television network and also has two produced credits as a screenwriter, The Little Death and No Strings Attached. He also produced Soccer Mom starring Emily Osment (Young & Hungry, Hannah Montana) and Missi Pyle (The Artist, Gone Girl, Dodgeball) for Starz and Anchor Bay. In 2008, Bogner joined the management/production company Affirmative Entertainment to start their lit department. Since then, Bogner has sold features and pilots to the likes of Amblin, Sony, Blumhouse, Intrepid, Walden Media and pilots to ABC, FX, USA, MTV, CW, E!, Fox Studios, Fox 21, TWC, Relativity, Sy-Fy, Eone and NBC. Additionally, Bogner is producing a film called Pornology (based on a non-fiction book by Ayn Carrillo-Gailey) and is attached to several other projects, including James Ellroy’s book Clandestine. Prior to producing and managing, Bogner served as vice president of original programming for Turner Network Television (TNT) for seven years. In this capacity, he was responsible for the development of all long form – including two-hour movies, backdoor pilots, mini-series - for the network’s TNT Originals franchise. Bogner worked on several high-profile projects including Steven Spielberg’s twelve-hour Into The West, the critically acclaimed six-hour limited series The Grid (a co-production with BBC) as well as Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot. Beyond these projects, Bogner shepherded over 15 movies into production. Prior to assuming his position at TNT, Bogner spent four years at Cruise-Wagner Productions (Tom Cruise and Paul Wagner), where he spearheaded the acquisition of material, supervised writers and collaborated with directors and talent on such films as Mission Impossible: 2, Without Limits, Vanilla Sky, and The Others, which he’s credited with finding and supervising. Bogner began his career at the Agency for Performing Arts (APA) before becoming a story editor for Michael Douglas’ Big Stick Productions at 20th Century Fox. After leaving Douglas, he spent two years as a vice president of Freddie Fields Productions, where he worked on the development of Glory. Bogner was born in London, England and completed his ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels before leaving London for UCLA, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. His mother is a television producer and manager credited with discovering the British model Jean Shrimpton while his father is the author of some fifteen novels, including the best seller and highly regarded mini-series Seventh Avenue.

HOW IT WORKS


  • After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email 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
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • All Budgets

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • All TV Homes (Network, Cable & Streaming)
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
  • TV Movies

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

Specifically not interested in:

Fantasy