Todd Murata

VP of Production & Development @ MarVista Entertainment
Saturday 4/3 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Particularly Interested In:

Christmas rom-com and Christmas family movies.

About Your Host

Todd Murata is a development executive and producer for both movies and television series. He is currently VP, Development and Production at MarVista Entertainment. Most recently, he Executive Produced television movies for OWN, BET and Disney Channel and a feature film, SIGHTLESS. He also developed and supervised the Netflix series, BEST WORST WEEKEND EVER. Previous to MarVista, he was VP, Development and Production at Mayhem Pictures, a production company with a first look deal with Walt Disney Studios and ABC Studios. During this time, he was a co-producer on FALLEN, a feature film directed by Scott Hicks. Prior to Mayhem Pictures, he was Director of Production at Walt Disney Studios, where he developed a portfolio of films that included, STEP UP 2 & 3, SECRETARIAT, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 3, ENCHANTED, WILD HOGS and BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA.


  • 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 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

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.


If you have any questions at all about this program, email!

Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • True Stories
  • Budgets to $1MM

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • TV Movies
TV Homes
  • Network
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

  • Crime/True Crime
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Kids / Children
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Romance
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)

Specifically not interested in:

Fantasy and Westerns