Tues 12/4: Virtual Meet Up w/ Nicholas Bogner (Literary Manager/Producer, Affirmative Entertainment)

Date and Time: Tuesday, 12/4 @ 6:00pm - 7:00pm PT

This session is great for writers with features & TV projects of all genres!

Roadmap Writers is always looking for ways to get our writers in front of super high profile executives to receive the best feedback possible on their projects. 

We created Virtual Meet Ups to allow a small group of 6 writers to pitch in a roundtable setting, ask questions and build a relationship with vetted executives.

Each writer starts with a 5-minute pitch and then it'll open up to a Q&A with the participating executive so you can ask any questions you have on pitching techniques, how to best position a script in the marketplace and the industry overall!

This Virtual Meet Up is with Nicholas Bogner (Literary Manager/Producer, Affirmative Entertainment)!

About Nicholas:

As a producer and manager of actors, writers and directors, Nicholas Bogner has vast experience in all areas of television and features. He has been an executive for major feature companies as well as a television network and also has two produced credits as a screenwriter, THE LITTLE DEATH and NO STRINGS ATTACHED He also produced SOCCER MOM starring Emily Osment (YOUNG & HUNGRY, HANNAH MONTANA) and Missi Pyle (THE ARTIST, GONE GIRL, DODGEBALL) for Starz and Anchor Bay. 

In 2008, Bogner joined the management/production company Affirmative Entertainment to start their lit department. Since then, Bogner has sold features and pilots to the likes of Amblin, Sony, Blumhouse, Intrepid, Walden Media and pilots to ABC, FX, USA, MTV, CW, E!, Fox Studios, Fox 21, TWC, Relativity, Sy-Fy, Eone and NBC. Additionally, Bogner is producing a film called PORNOLOGY (based on a non-fiction book by Ayn Carrillo-Gailey) and is attached to several other projects, including James Ellroy’s book CLANDESTINE. 

Prior to producing and managing, Bogner served as vice president of original programming for Turner Network Television (TNT) for seven years. In this capacity, he was responsible for the development of all long form – including two-hour movies, backdoor pilots, mini-series - for the network’s TNT Originals franchise. Bogner worked on several high-profile projects including Steven Spielberg’s twelve-hour INTO THE WEST, the critically acclaimed six-hour limited series THE GRID (a co-production with BBC) as well as Stephen King’s SALEM’S LOT. Beyond these projects, Bogner shepherded over 15 movies into production. 

Prior to assuming his position at TNT, Bogner spent four years at Cruise-Wagner Productions (Tom Cruise and Paul Wagner), where he spearheaded the acquisition of material, supervised writers and collaborated with directors and talent on such films as MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: 2, WITHOUT LIMITS, VANILLA SKY, and THE OTHERS, which he’s credited with finding and supervising.

Bogner began his career at the Agency for Performing Arts (APA) before becoming a story editor for Michael Douglas’ Big Stick Productions at 20th Century Fox. After leaving Douglas, he spent two years as a vice president of Freddie Fields Productions, where he worked on the development of GLORY.

Bogner was born in London, England and completed his ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels before leaving London for UCLA, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. His mother is a television producer and manager credited with discovering the British model Jean Shrimpton while his father is the author of some fifteen novels, including the best seller and highly regarded mini-series SEVENTH AVENUE. 

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