About Dan

Dan Scheinkman is the Head of Scripted Development at Kickstart Entertainment. He has developed film and television projects in partnership with Scott Free (Ridley Scott), LuckyChap (Margot Robbie), Endeavor Content, Unique Features, and others. He has previously set up multiple film and television projects with studios, and departed in 2017 as the Vice President of Development at Le Vision Pictures USA. Prior to this, Dan worked as a development executive under Hal Lieberman (Producer/Former President of Production at Universal Pictures), Lawrence Bender (INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS), and for Abrams Artists Agency, The Gersh Agency, and APA.

Dan's Pitch Tip: Don't pitch a synopsis. Only pitch your big idea and/or your first act.


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Sign up for a Verbal Pitch (8 minutes by Skype or phone) or Written Pitch (2 pages max) and receive a personalized feedback report via email within 5 business days of the session!

Session Date & Time: Sunday 12/16 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm PT

This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

Features: All Budgets

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Sci-Fi
  • Action

 

  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror

TV Projects:

  • Network, Cable & Streaming
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
  • TV Movies
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Sci-Fi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror

Other themes & formats that interest this exec:

  • Holiday
  • Animation
  • Revenge
  • Futuristic
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Road Trip
  • "Buddy"
  • Inspirational
  • True Stories
  • Biopics
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Female-Driven
  • Period Piece
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Psychological
  • High-Concept
  • Books
  • Graphic Novels
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Reality/Unscripted TV

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  • Our vetted executives are chosen by the legitimacy of the company they work for and their ability to evaluate pitches.
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  • Unless otherwise notified, feedback will be returned to you within 5 business days of the session or you will receive a credit for a future pitch.

How To Submit

After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch.

Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.

You will receive this exec's feedback on your pitch in 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.