About Zac

Zac Allard is the creative executive of Exile Entertainment. Zac has extensive experience working at numerous production companies and was one of the early readers on The Black List. Exile Entertainment represents Academy Award-winning writer/directors Guillermo Del Toro (SHAPE OF WATER), Damien Chazelle (LA LA LAND) and Jennifer Kent (THE BABADOOK).

Zac has a master’s degree in English from Georgetown and has worked to develop/edit with screenwriters and novelists and playwrights. In addition to his work in film and TV, he has published both creative and critical writing in a variety of journals and magazines. He’s repped by Folio Literary Management.

    Zac's Pitch Tip: Slow down and let the story breathe! Focus on the protagonist and their arc as soon as the premise is explained!


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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 8/19 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm PT

    This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

    Features: Budgets to $50MM

    • Drama
    • Comedy
    • Sci-Fi

     

    • Action
    • Thriller
    • Horror

    TV Projects:

    • Network, Cable & Streaming
    • Half-Hour Pilots
    • One-Hour Pilots
    • Miniseries
    • Limited Series

     

    • Drama
    • Comedy
    • Sci-Fi
    • Action
    • Thriller
    • Horror

    Other themes & formats that interest this exec:

    • Coming-of-Age
    • Revenge
    • Futuristic
    • Post-Apocalyptic
    • Road Trip
    • "Buddy"
    • True Stories
    • Female-Driven
    • Period Piece
    • Crime/True Crime
    • Psychological
    • High-Concept
    • Books
    • Graphic Novels

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