Script Chix Bowling Bonanza: The Sequel – Sunday, July 20, 10:30 AM
Last year’s Bowling Bonanza was such a hit, we’ve decided to commission a sequel – and we hope you’ll join us for it!
Dust off those bowling shoes and come down to Shatto 39 Lanes in Koreatown for a great morning of bowling and networking at the Script Chix 2nd Annual Bowling Bonanza.
Meet with our incredible guests, including professionals from Walden Media, Seed&Spark, BW Entertainment, and Fox’s GOTHAM. Get all your questions answered about the development process, literary representation, crowdfunding, staff writing, and more!
For more about our incredible talent, check out their bios below. We look forward to seeing you all there!
Date: Sunday July 20, 2014
Location: Shatto 39 Lanes
3255 W. 4th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Parking: There is parking at the venue.
NAIA CUCUKOV – Vice President, Development and Production – Walden Media
Naia Cucukov oversees creative development, outreach and current projects for Walden Media. After graduating from Brown University with a B.A. in Modern Culture and Media, she began her career as an assistant at CAA and Legendary Pictures. She then transitioned to Creative Executive at Bold Films and most recently, was Director of Development at Virgin Produced, Sir Richard Branson’s production company. While at Virgin, she worked on such films as LIMITLESS, MACHINE GUN PREACHER and IMMORTALS, as well as co-producing the award winning short film DEPARTURE DATE, the first film shot and edited at 35,000 feet, and overseeing creative programming on the Virgin Produced Channel onboard Virgin airlines.
JASON ROSE – Executive Producer/ Producer – CHEF/ JANE’S GOT A GUN
Jason Rose has worked on film, television and commercials all over the world, building strong relationships with investors and production companies in the U.S. and Asia. Throughout, his genuine passion and appreciation for every aspect of the cinematic process is evident, from story to production to soundtrack. Jason’s first feature was the 2007 film EXPIRED, a Fred Roos produced dark comedy directed by Cecilia Miniucchi, starring Jason Patric and Academy Award nominees Samantha Morton and Teri Garr. In 2010 Jason co-founded Romark Entertainment, where he served as a Partner and head of finance. While at Romark, Jason was instrumental in Executive Producing the upcoming SHOWRUNNERS: A DOCUMENTARY FILM, directed by Des Doyle and starring some of the most prestigious names in Television, such as J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Kurt Sutter, Ronald D. Moore, Damon Lindelof, Jane Espenson, Matthew Carnahan and many more. It will be released in 2014 through Submarine Entertainment. He parted with Romark in 2012 to work with finance and production companies in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand, and continues to develop projects and co-productions throughout Asia to this day. He returned as Executive Producer on the upcoming western JANE GOT A GUN, starring Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton and Ewan McGregor. The film was directed by Gavin O’Connor and will be released in February 2015 through Relativity Media and the Weinstein Company. Most recently, Jason served as Executive Producer on the successful Jon Favreau comedy CHEF, starring Sophia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Downey Jr. The film was released to high critical acclaim in May of 2014 by Open Road Films. Currently, Jason continues to work in both the independent and studio system. From major development funds to Chinese co-productions as well as working with his writing partner on multiple pilots, where they are actively in talks with cable and network television.
EMILY BEST – Founder/CEO – Seed&Spark
Emily founded Seed&Spark to make a contribution to the truly independent community in which she would like to make moving pictures. In 2011, she had the great fortune of producing her first feature with a remarkable group of women. The spirit, the community and the challenges of that project, LIKE THE WATER, inspired Seed&Spark. Before producing LIKE THE WATER, Emily produced theater, worked as a vision and values strategy consultant for Best Partners, ran restaurants, studied jazz singing at the Taller de Musics, tour guided and cooked in Barcelona, and before that, was a student of Cultural Anthropology and American Studies at Haverford College. Emily was named one of the 2013 Indiewire Influencers, dedicated to 40 people and companies who are asking the big questions about what the independent film industry is today (and why) and, more importantly, what it will become. Emily is touring film and tech festivals around the world, Sundance and SXSWV2V to Sheffield and Galway, to educate filmmakers and learn their best practices in connecting with their audiences to build a sustainable career.
SUE CHUNG – Staff Writer – GOTHAM (FOX)
Bio to Come
JONAS WADLER – Manager – BW Entertainment
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PAUL BLOMDAHL – Manager – BW Entertainment
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*Please note, for the comfort and enjoyment of our guests, we will enforce a strict no pitching, no requests for reading/ meetings policy. We want this to be no pressure for you, so that you may relax and have fun.
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