Summary

Justin, a Consulting Producer, based in Los Angeles, has 2 Consulting Producer credits and 1 Story Producer credit, and has been a member since 2014.

Credits

4/09 – 1/14

Consulting Producer Men and Chicken

Film (Theatrical) — Justin Kaplan Associates Details
4/09 – 1/14

Consulting on film/television projects in partnership with Kim Magnusson (Academy Award winner. Executive Producer of “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trilogy”). Negotiated TV series project with Steven Tyler (Aerosmith). Consulted with Lotus Entertainment Group and True Cinema on a slate of Indian/American crossover feature films.

3/08 – 4/09

Consulting Producer No More Heroes

Kaplan/Rettig, LLC Details
3/08 – 4/09

Partnered with Shawn Torin Rettig, former Producer for Sony Entertainment and co-creator of multiple hit multi-million dollar video game series, including“SOCOM Navy Seals” and “Mark of the Ninja”. Acted as a liaison between Hollywood and the video game community on multiple properties, including cult hit, “No More Heroes”.

2/07 – 3/08

Story Producer Broken Sword

Film (Theatrical) — CastleBright Studios Details
2/07 – 3/08

Headed acquisition, development and production of feature and TV properties ($30+ million) for Film/TV division. Identified, negotiated, acquired, pitched and developed major studio projects including Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars (world-wide best-selling multi-million dollar video game franchise ranked “3rd greatest Adventure game of all time” by Gamespot.)

2/06 – 7/06

Director of Development (Head of Creative Affairs) The Christmas Card

Film (Theatrical) — Jack Freedman Productions, Inc. Details
2/06 – 7/06

Starting as Assistant to CEO became Head of Creative Affairs for established Film/TV production company (Toy Soldiers, Deadly Blessing, Mother’s Boys, The Christmas Card). Projects acquired/developed included Indigo Prophecy (beating competitors New Line and Constantin Films) and Quality Time (with Hyde Park Entertainment).

10/05 – 2/06

Intern (Assistant) Chasing Ghosts

Scripted (TV) — Origin Talent Agency Details
10/05 – 2/06

Full time assistant duties for talent agents included preparing packages, rolling calls, reviewing screenplays, doing research, and interfacing with talent.

6/05 – 10/05

Intern (Executive Assistant) If Only

Film (Theatrical) — Graup Entertainment Details
6/05 – 10/05

Full-time assistant to CEO of established A-list talent management company.

6/04 – 9/04

Intern Fever Pitch

Film (Theatrical) — Zucker/Netter Productions, Inc. Details
6/04 – 9/04

Assisted in development, pre-production, production and script coverage. Feature projects worked on include: “Fever Pitch”, “8 Track”, and “The Onion Movie”.

6/03 – 9/03

Intern Avid Editor 2

DISNEY — Scripted (TV) — Pixel Blues, Inc. Details
6/03 – 9/03

Performed quality control, digitizing, digital effects rendering and editing of TV shows, commercials, and feature DVDs, and general office work for Hollywood post-production company. Projects included “The Proud Family” TV series, spots for The Disney Channel, and editing/color-correcting/sweetening of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” feature film DVD.

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Education

Class of '05

UC San Diego

Visual Arts and Media with a Computing Emphasis