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Literary Manager, The Gotham Group
Ross is a literary manager and producer at The Gotham Group (MAZE RUNNER FRANCHISE, worldwide gross +$1B). He's currently producing the feature comedy ATTACK AT COMIC CON, alongside veteran producer John Davis (PREDATOR franchise, GAME NIGHT) for Universal Pictures, among many other high-level features and series. He also has a five-picture deal with Bazelevs Production to produce Screenlife movies, akin to Bazelevs hit films SEARCHING and UNFRIENDED.
Director of Development, Walden Media & AFG
Julia Friley is the Director of Development at Anschutz Film Group (AFG) and Walden Media, where she works to create and develop film and television projects that explore humanity’s complexity while being addictively entertaining – and always with a dash of hope thrown in. Since joining AFG in 2020, she has been involved in the creative development and production of Netflix’s beloved series The Baby-Sitter’s Club, the animated underdog adventure Rumble on Paramount Plus, AppleTV+’s record breaking sci-fi feature Finch, and the girl power spooks of A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting at Netflix.
Literary Coordinator, Stagecoach
Marliese works closely with Stagecoach literary clients, assisting in the development of their scripts and ideas, and sets key meetings and pitches with high level producers and executives. With an eye toward the kids & family space, she focuses on bringing in IP for their animation and live action clients. Stagecoach clients have staffed on shows such was WEDNESDAY, STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS, and ONCE UPON A TIME.
VP of Production & Development, Neshama Entertainment
Ian Malone is Vice President of Production & Development at Neshama Entertainment, where he produces original films for a variety of streaming services. He previously worked as an executive producer for Netflix, CBBC, The CW, Nickelodeon, and the CBC, among others. His credits include Degrassi: The Next Generation, the BAFTA Award-winning The Next Step, and films The Manny, Meet The Killer Parents, and Twisted Neighbor. He was nominated for a Writers Guild Of Canada Award for his work on Todd & The Book Of Pure Evil. He lives in Toronto.
Agent Trainee, UTA TV Literary
Nathan works in UTA's TV Literary department, where he's since assisted a covering agent, a partner, and a board member. He was a member of Outfest's 2022 Screenwriting Lab Selection Committee and also reads for Sundance's annual episodic lab programs.
2023 Winners on Coverfly
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