Director of Development
ConfidentialLos Angeles, CA
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Independent & International Production Company looking for a Head of Development. We have a large slate of film/TV series at various stages of development and pre-production.
-Plenty of experience (at least 5-10 years) working in development, producing or a similar position.
-A network of industry connections to agencies/studios/executives/talent and other industry professionals.
-The ability to pitch material to major streaming networks and secure a distribution deal.
-Samples of the content you have created/worked on in the past and have been produced.
-Assist in packaging for each project, securing deals with agencies
-Contact/communicate with actors, writers, directors, producers, etc.
-Schedule and direct pitch meetings with studios, executives, and other professionals
-Oversee the creation of pitch material.
-Constantly be communicating with agencies/studios/networks.
-Create schedules & budgets.
-Research ideas for story/character development
-Oversee the completion of our catalogue of films/TV series currently in development.
-Create new projects with an eye towards streaming content.
Our content promotes a progressive society - one that empowers social and ethnic minorities, women, the LGBTQ community and highlights key social issues such as environmental conservation, climate change, homelessness/poverty, unity between different cultures and much more.
The ideal candidate will have the same passion for story-telling and communicating these values within our films/series. Parameters of the position are flexible, may have the freedom and opportunity to choose your own hours.
All content to be shot mostly in Italy, will have opportunity to eventually work out of Europe for periods of time. Experience with the European market is strongly preferred.