The Scoggins Report: November 2012 Pitch Sales Roundup

The Scoggins Report is a compilation of sales and trends in the industry. The Report is reprinted on ScriptMag.com by permission of the authors.

The Scoggins Report
by Jason Scoggins & Cindy Kaplan
November 26, 2012

November 2012
Pitch Sales Roundup

November’s pitch market gave us so little to work with by way of pithy openings we’ve decided to punt.  We’ll be back with insightful commentary in the Pitch Scorecard in a couple of weeks.  In the meantime, enjoy the raw number, weekly breakdown and project details, such as they are.

Peace, Hollywood.

 

November 2012

November 2011

 Pitch Sales

1

8

 Genres Sold

1 Comedy

5 Comedy

2 Drama

1 Thriller

 

Weekly Activity Breakdown

 

Week of October 29:

•       “Happy Birthday” (November 1)

 

Week of November 5:

•       No pitch sales announced

 

Week of November 12:

•       No pitch sales announced

 

Week of November 19 (Thanksgiving):

•       No pitch sales announced

 

Week of November 26:

•       We’ll see what happens.

 


Pitch Sales (alphabetical by title[1])

 

Happy Birthday

Writers:  Jeremy Miller & Dan Cohn (“Entourage”)

RepsWME (Danny Greenberg, Rich Cook) and Brillstein Entertainment Partners (Margaret Riley)

BuyerDisney

Genre:  Comedy

Attachments:  Chris and Jim Whitaker will produce through Whitaker Entertainment.

Notes:  Elizabeth Ingold will supervise for the studio.

Logline:  Follows a man who, dreading his 40th birthday, vows never to have another birthday again.  When he unexpectedly has his wish granted, the man finds that, in the absence of new birthdays, old ones are coming back to haunt him and he’s reliving some of his very worst.

About The Scoggins Report:

The Scoggins Report, is a terribly unscientific analysis of the feature film development business based on information assembled from a variety of public and non-public sources.  The numbers in the reports are by no means official statistics.  Caveat emptorMol??n labé.

[1] Ha!

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