About Devon

Devon Byers is currently a Literary Manager/Producer with First Friday Entertainment, a company he co-founded. He was formerly a Creative Executive at production company Ideate Media, and before that, an award-winning freelance producer working on a variety of content. Devon realized the importance of fresh and unique voices that should be pushed to diversify the entertainment landscape and began this new venture. He hails from Las Vegas, Nevada and received his MFA from the American Film Institute.

    Devon's Pitch Tip: Clarity is king, make me emotional invested in the hook, then do the detail, but don't get lost in world building.


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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 9/16 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

    This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

    Features: Budgets to $30MM

    • Drama
    • Comedy
    • RomCom
    • Sci-Fi
    • Action
    • Adventure
    • Fantasy
    • Thriller
    • Horror

    TV Projects:

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

    Other themes & formats that interest this exec:

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

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