About Jesse

Jesse Murphy is an Emmy award-winning producer who began his career as an assistant at Paradigm Talent & Literary Agency in Beverly Hills, California. After a year at the agency, he transitioned into production under Paul Schiff (MY COUSIN VINNY, RUSHMORE). Independent of Schiff, he founded TopRat Productions which is set to produce LUCIFER The Musical starring Tony Award Winner, Trent Kowalik.

In 2016 he came on board Marlon Wayans (WHITE CHICKS, SCARY MOVIE) & Rick Alvarez’s term deal at Universal Television. Throughout that time he’s worked on NBC’s summer sitcom, MARLON and Netflix’s Original Feature, NAKED. Murphy is presently the companies’ creative executive and continues to oversee their slate’s development.

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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 9/23 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

    This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

    Features: Budgets to $50MM

    • Comedy
    • RomCom

    TV Projects:

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


    • Comedy
    • Adventure

    Other themes & formats that interest this exec:

    • Holiday
    • Coming-of-Age
    • Road Trip
    • "Buddy"
    • Inspirational
    • Young Adult (YA)
    • Female-Driven

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    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.

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