LITERARY TALENT

(listed alphabetically)

 


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Antonio Leon is an actor and screenwriter based in Los Angeles.  He has appeared on many TV shows, such as Westworld, The Last Ship, The Fosters, Criminal Minds, Shooter, Grey's Anatomy, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., NCIS: LA, etc. Born in the midst of a revolution in Tehran, Iran, Antonio Leon, born “Ali Tehrani,” fled the country with his mother and younger sister. Leon learned how to speak
English on a steady diet of watching shows like Cheers, Golden Girls, and I Love Lucy. As a graduate of UCB, Leon’s favorite style of writing is to combine the truth of a scene with a natural, almost improvisational dialogue.

Leon is currently shopping his TV pilot script,  Bromance
Logline: They say “ You should marry your best friend," but what happens when you really do? After a night of debauchery in Vegas, childhood friends Frank and Sean find themselves disoriented, confused, and married..TO EACH OTHER! what looks to be a horrible mistake turns out to work to their benefit. How long can they keep up this illusion before it all comes tumbling down?

For Leon's writing samples and script inquiries please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.


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Prolific film/TV director and cinematographer, Bradford May, won a Primetime Emmy Award and was also nominated for a second Primetime Emmy Award. He has worked on over 100 TV shows and movies, such as: NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Supernatural, Wildfire, JAGThe Joneses Unplugged, Street and many more. 

Born and raised in Los Angeles, May was following family tradition when he became a second assistant cameraman. Fourth generation in his family to pursue a career in film, his Great Grandfather ran the labor department at 20th Century Fox. His Grandfather was a grip on many big films. May’s father was an outstanding cinematographer. He was immediately at home on a film set.

May has won admiration of his peers for his unique cinematic style and from producers for his ability to capture the moment and bring it to the screen with quality of performance and production regardless of budget limitations. May's sensitive and dramatic style of lighting combined with his classy and graceful manner of directing his actors became known as the “May Way”.

For May's availability please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003


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Ross is an American film and TV director out of Los Angeles, CA. He has directed a number of high profile TV shows, such as: Prison Break, Bones, NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Numb3rs, Cold Case, etc. and is currently directing an action feature film.

Ross was born in Boston, Massachusetts and graduated from New York University Film School. He directed a number of independent films, his first being Cappuccino. Ross' other film credits include Blue Hill Avenue, Ride or Die, Motives and The Mannsfield 12, the first film released through MySpace.com. 

For Ross' availability please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.

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JOE SINCLITICO

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Joe Sinclitico is a stand-up comicactor, and writer. Joe has performed stand-up comedy on Comedy Central, and acted in sketch comedy on the network alongside Adam Devine. In 2016 he starred in the independent feature film Borderlands. Joe has also done extensive commercial work, appearing in advertisements for ToyotaAmazon and the ASPCA.

Joe has performed stand-up comedy around the country. Born in San Diego, he began performing stand-up at the La Jolla Comedy Store while still in high school before making the jump to the LA comedy scene, where he performs at The Laugh FactoryThe Ice HouseThe Improv, and the Hollywood Comedy Store. 

Joe is the co-creator of an original pilot script entitled Reptile Parties that he is currently shopping to networks. 
Logline: Reptile Parties chronicles the adventures of daily life for a reptile expert who doesn't know anything about reptiles. No career prospects? No future? No problem! Joe's van is filled with snakes, lizards, and reptiles, and he's looking to crash your next event. If you can pay, he can be there. Joe's only problem is he doesn't know how to run a business, showcase reptiles or how to do -- much of anything. No one has ever gotten further in life with a counterfeit Liberal Arts Degree from a community college that doesn't exist.

For Joe's writing samples and script inquiries please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.


MATT KATZENBERGER

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Matt Katzenberger is a screenwriter based in Los Angeles. He won the 2016 Final Draft Big Break screenwriting contest family category with his original feature, The Snow Fight. Katzenberger wrote the horror short film Miscast, which premieres at the 2017 Dances With Films festival. In 2014 he independently produced his one-man horror stage plan, The Zombie's Monologue, on Hollywood's theatre row. Katzenberger graduated from UCLA's Professional Program in Screenwriting in 2013 and recently completed a fellowship in film and television writing at the New York Film Academy.

Katzenberger is currently shopping his feature film script,  The Snow Fight
Logline: When Lily’s best friend Jack takes tyrannical control of the neighborhood over winter break via an army of snowball warriors, she’s left with no choice but to form her own army in order to take it back. The result: The greatest snowball war of all time..

For Katzenberger's writing samples and script inquiries please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.


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Award-winning female Iranian-American writer/director based in Los Angeles. Zehtabchi’s directorial and producorial debut, Madaran, has screened worldwide at established film festivals, winning awards at Hollyshorts, NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth), Urbanworld, Cleveland International, and the Revolt Film Festival.

Zehtabchi’s senior thesis 480 film at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, We Home, stars rising talent Ashton Sanders, who plays the leading role of “Chiron” in this year’s Oscar front-runner, Moonlight. 

Zehtabchi is currently developing the feature-length version of Madaran and about to start writing and directing a full length feature film in Los Angeles.

For Zehtabchi's writing samples and script inquiries please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.

Z E H T A B C H I ' S  R E E L S :

TITLE: THE PAD PROJECT

Documentary trailer

TITLE: MADARAN

This is only the trailer. If you would like to view the full length film, please email sean@entlab.la to request the video link and password.


TROY CAYLAK

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Actor and screenwriter, Troy Caylak, is an American born Turk living in Los Angeles. He's also a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied acting and writing for theater, film, and TV. He's had a few of his scripts produced over the years, and several optioned with major star attachments. Caylak has since received accolades when his short film Mama won 15 international films awards, including Best Produced Screenplay 2011 at the Pasadena International Film Festival, and the Silver Palm Award at the International Film Fest in Mexico

Caylak is currently shopping his TV pilot, New Family Order
Logline: New Family Order is Modern Family meets Silicon Valley - a hilarious story about clashing cultures and dysfunctional family dynamics. Three generations of the Nichols family are forced to deal with their matriarch, Delia’s, new Indian American husband, Raj Reddy, and his family. Raj is a young and successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur, who is not only twenty years Delia's junior but, by marriage, now a father and grandfather to her children and grandchildren! We follow the eccentric middle-class Nichols family as they learn to assimilate with their new opinionated in-laws and their cultural traditions, along with Raj's tech company's growing pains, all while the newlyweds attempt to navigate their new life together.

For Caylak's writing samples and script inquiries please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.


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Irish/Italian writer/director currently directing a feature film with a major Indie studio in Los Angeles.

WINNER Best Film - Moondance International Film Festival | WINNER Babel Film Festival - Italy | WINNER Golden Ace Award - The Las Vegas International Film Festival - USA | WINNER Golden Palm Award - Mexico International Film Festival - USA | WINNER Best Film - The Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Award - IRL

Colonna is currently shopping her feature film script,  La Belle Rafaela
Logline: A forbidden love story set in glittering Paris during the roaring twenties. An exiled Jewish Pole chases her artistic dreams to become a famous artist but is torn between desires for love and financial security.

For Colonna's writing samples and script inquiries please contact sean@entlab.la | 323-746-5003.

C O L O N N A ' S  R E E L S :

TITLE: SANDBOY

Genre: Drama
*Qualified for an Oscar nomination for short live action film in 2016.

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TITLE: 4 QUEENS

Genre: Dark Comedy

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