RMG is pleased to announce that writer/director Jan Eliasberg has been accepted into the prestigious Fox Writer’s Intensive Program. Only ten writers were accepted out of 300 applicants.
The Intensive program is designed to introduce experienced writers with unique voices, backgrounds, life and professional experiences that reflect diverse perspectives to a wide range of Fox staff writers, showrunners, directors, screenwriters and creative executives. These collective individuals will work with the selected writers to build on both their general craft and the business of writing for television, feature films and digital content with an added goal of creating a viable resource of experienced staffing opportunities.
Hallmark Hall of Fame’s A Smile as Big as The Moon premieres Jan. 29th at 9 pm on ABC. Smile was directed by RMG client JIM SADWITH (Elvis, Sinatra) and stars John Corbett as a football coach and special education teacher determined to take his students to space camp. Based on a true story and the memoir of the same name by teacher Mike Kersjes with Joe Layden, many of the students in the movie were played by young actors with autism, Down syndrome and learning disabilities. You can check out the trailer right here:
The Pregnancy Project, a Lifetime original movie directed by RMG client NORMAN BUCKLEY (Pretty Little Liars, Gossip Girl, The Client List), premieres Saturday, January 28th at 8 pm. The film starring Alexa Vega, is based on the true story of Gaby Rodriguez, the 18-year-old Washington state high school student who pretended to be pregnant in an effort to explore conventional stereotypes and the treatment of pregnant teens.
You can read an exclusive interview with Norman and Alexa on WetPaint.com right HERE.
Congratulations to RMG client MICHAEL KATLEMAN on having his fourth pilot picked up to series. You can read the full article from Deadline.com here: http://www.deadline.com/2013/01/shane-brennans-pilot-starring-jon-tenney-rebecca-romijn-gets-series-order-at-tnt/
Maxim Magazine’s first issue of the new year features food host and enthusiast Adam Richman. Notorious for his love affair with food, in this article Adam will teach you how to prepare a delicious cure for your New Years Day hangover -also a recipe to keep handy for future hangovers in 2013.
Join RMG client Simon Majumdar on a culinary journey through the dishes that kicked off America’s favorite food tradition. Simon will show us how to make Sobaheg, a stew that was served at the first Thanksgiving meal. Tune in Sunday, November 4th at 8pm ET. http://www.cookingchanneltv.com/back-in-time-for-thanksgiving/index.html
Be sure to tune in and set your DVR’s for all new series Crash and Bernstein, airing tonight at 8:30 pm on Disney XD. Crash is Executive Produced by RMG client Mike Larsen (Real Time w/ Bill Maher), and centers around Wyatt Bernstein, a boy desperately wishing for a brother he could do fun “dude” stuff with. …
Congrats to RMG client Norman Buckley, whose film The Pregnancy Project, took home an Imagen Award for Best Primetime Special/Movie of the Week. Star Alexa Vega also took home an award for Best Actress. Pregnancy Project is an original movie for Lifetime, based on the true story of Gaby Rodriguez, the 18-year-old Washington state high school student …
Previously known for co-writing songs with Steven Stater and Nell Benjamine, RMG client and composer Ben Toth has been added to the Sleepless in Seattle musical team. Sleepless, based on the 1993 Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan film, now has a full creative team in place and will open at the Pasadena Playhouse June, 2013. Lonny Price was set …