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WHAT I’M LOOKING FOR:
TRUE STORIES, DRAMA, HISTORICAL, INDIE in FILM and SCRIPTED TV DOCUMENTARIES, WEB SERIES and GAMING. More recently AUDIO STORYTELLING and PODCASTS.
Eric Mofford, a DGA member, is a creative producer, line producer and budget consultant. He has been involved in over 150 film, television and on-line productions as well as numerous music videos and commercials, big budgets to small, nationally and internationally. His credits include the Emmy-winning Fox television series, 24, the acclaimed feature documentary SUNSHINE SUPERMAN and the iconic indie feature, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST. He has overseen projects for NOVA, PBS, Nat Geo, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian Channel, NBC Sports and Comedy Central. Under the banner of his former production company, Unconventional Media, he produced the Emmy-nominated award-winning documentary, HOUSTON WE HAVE A PROBLEM, the live action portions for the EA video game, NEED FOR SPEED: UNDERCOVER, with Maggie Q, and the dramatic television pilot, FINDING HOPE, with Chris Mulkey, James Morrison, Darby Stanchfield and Molly Quinn. His dramatic blues film, TRAVELIN TRAINS, won over a dozen national and international film festival awards and continues to screen in art museum showcases over 30 years later. Always interested in a different approach to a story, he produced and directed a long run of immersive theater including a multi-media version of Thorton Wilder’s SKIN OF OUR TEETH; a grouping of Samuel Beckett’s short plays, PEOPLE DOING BECKETT, staged in and around a house; a pop-up theater piece staged at different LA coffeehouses entitled, ONE WEEKEND IN JUNE; and opened the second act of Keith Reddin’s play, LIFE DURING WARTIME, with a parade.
In 2000, he produced and directed one of the first web series, UNCONVENTIONAL, with 15 actors improvising scenes and staged around the protests at the Democratic Presidential Convention in Los Angeles. That year, he also Co-Produced, the Macarthur and CPB funded, 13-part series for PBS, SENIOR YEAR, overseeing a team of six young filmmakers following 15 students through their full last year in High School. He also produced and created the interactive website with KCET. He took that experience and helped blow it up for the GoPublic Project, coordinating 50 filmmakers in 28 public schools, all filming on the same day for the feature documentary, GO PUBLIC: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AMERICAN SCHOOL DISTRICT. He continues his interest in New Media storytelling, recently producing two VR/360 projects for NOVA/WGBH.
A true organizer of varied creative personalities, Mofford has served on many media boards and panels and been a judge for independent art funding cycles. He was President of the Board of Directors for over four years at IMAGE Film and Video Center, an Atlanta multi-media support organization including recreating and funding the Atlanta Film and Video Festival. For two years, he was the Associate Director of the Independent Film Festival in Leadville, Colorado. He has always enjoyed the mentoring process, teaching semesters at the Art Institute in North Hollywood, Columbia College – Hollywood, UCLA, USC, New York Film Academy and Film Connection in Los Angeles; MECA, Boston University, Emerson College in New England. He’s taught creative workshops at the Maine Media Workshops for the last 17 years (formerly the International Film and Television Workshops), not only here in the USA, but Internationally. Now a Community Leader/Producer with Sundance Institute’s global digital learning and community, he continues to mentor emerging directors, writers, producers. He has worked directly with large executive/senior level management on projects from both the business sector, networks, studios and non-profit. He has taken all kinds of projects from development to finish, budgeting and cost reporting, production to final deliverables. In June, 2010 he received the RAWARTISTS Award.
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By Application OnlyPitch your book adaptation, film/TV idea, or script concept directly to Eric Mofford. If your application is accepted, Eric Mofford will review your short submission, then spend an hour with you by phone - you’ll pitch your story and share your vision and goals. Eric Mofford will then provide you with insight into which market your story is best suited, and deliver a written strategic road map for how best to develop and market it to
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Pitch your book adaptation, film/TV idea, or script concept directly to Eric Mofford.
If your application is accepted, Eric Mofford will review your short submission, then spend an hour with you by phone – you’ll pitch your story and share your vision and goals. Eric Mofford will then provide you with insight into which market your story is best suited, and deliver a written strategic road map for how best to develop and market it to the film/TV industry.
Do you have a book, screenplay, treatment or story idea?
Have you been told it would make for an awesome movie, TV show or web series?
If so, then you’ve probably experienced the age-old paradox that every creator without an agent or connections in the industry faces… you can’t gain access without a track record, yet you can’t get a track record without access.
Voyage solves this problem by giving you 1-on-1 access to A-list producers who make deals in Hollywood everyday.
What will be covered during your call:
• 1-Hour One-On-One Pitch Call – Pitch your project, your vision, and why you think your project would work on screen
• Pitch & Project Feedback – You’ll be given direct and actionable feedback on your pitch and story strengths and weaknesses, including actionable insights on the most marketable aspects of your story or book.
• Project Roadmap – Whether your story is ready for the screen or needs some work, your producer will lay out creative and business steps you’ll need to take to set yourself up for success in the entertainment and/or publishing industries. You will get to keep the physical copy of your Project Roadmap after your call.
• Bonus: 20-minute 1-on-1 Strategic Assessment Call – During this call, you’ll connect with our Director of Project Acquisitions to brainstorm innovative approaches to maximize your project’s potential in the market.
What to expect:
1. Everyone with a story is invited to apply, whether your idea is only in your head, or fully baked as a book or screenplay (and anywhere in between)
2. After clicking the button below, you will be brought to our online application. Plan to spend about 15 minutes completing it.
3. We will review your application and we will be in touch with you within 3 business days with instructions for next steps.
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– Joe Bebo, author