Stephen Martin - Open Pitch Session

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Sunday, 09/26 @ 4:30PM - 4:38PM PT
$35.00
Only 1 verbal pitch left!
Particularly Interested in

I'm pretty open but I'm looking for features that could be made for less than 15 million dollars. Genre is great. Character driven rather than premise driven.

Feature Genres
Drama
RomCom
Sci-Fi
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Horror
Budget Range
Up to $20MM
TV Formats
Half-Hour Pilots (single-cam)
Half-Hour Pilots (multi-cam)
One-Hour Pilots
Miniseries
Limited Series
TV Homes
Network
Cable
Premium Cable
Streaming
TV Genres
Drama
Comedy
Sci-Fi
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Horror
Sub-Genres
Books
Coming-of-Age
Dark Comedy
Family-Friendly
Ghosts
Graphic Novels
High-Concept
Musicals
Psychological
Revenge
Road Trip
Romance
Socially Relevant
Space
Sports
Supernatural
Westerns
Workplace
Young Adult (YA)
Specifically Not Interested In

Heavy fantasy. Knights. Kings. Dragons. It needs to be grounded and character driven in a big way to draw my interest.

Same with science fiction. I tend to gravitate towards grounded stories that are character driven and exist in some version of the world we live in. Not that I would turn down the next Star Wars but that's an exception rather than the rule.

More about Stephen Martin

Stephen is an innovative, young genre producer based out of Los Angeles, California. Working with a remarkable community of directors, writers and artists, Stephen has helped bring many commercially and critically successful stories and characters to life.

Stephen served as a producer/creative executive at Catchlight Studios, helping build their Originals department during the formation of the company.

While getting his MFA in Film and Television Producing from Loyola Marymount University, he interned learning action and horror development at Atomic Monster(James Wan) and Captivate Entertainment (Frank Marshall & Ben Smith).

He worked on features including STX’s SONGBIRD, Ghosthouse’s UMMA, Netflix’s NIGHTBOOKS and Invisible Narrative’s CRIMSON and TIME TRIPPER. Before that he worked with Jason Clark at Seth MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door, where he coordinated and oversaw Jason’s film and television slate. With Clark at Fuzzy Door, they worked on Hulu’s BOOKS OF BLOOD and the most recent COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS, as well as the upcoming season of Hulu’s THE ORVILLE. In addition, Stephen spent several years working in development at Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey’s TEAM DOWNEY production company.

Stephen’s passion is for telling interesting stories from diverse perspectives. He’s excited to find young, talented diverse voices and support exciting young filmmakers.

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 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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