AFM 2018

Dean was over from England in November to attend the American Film Market in Santa Monica with his US agent and various current production, development and finance partners.

Below is a project update...


DRAMA  
THE SISTERS
(scripted television)
~ Thelma and Louise meets 12 Years a Slave
The free and the brave – a tale of America’s founding females.
When former-slave Martha and white heiress Josephine discover that their constitutional rights have been denied, they decide to take on the white, male Establishment and its New Republic.

['The Sisters' comes to AFM 2018 with a package that includes secured development funding.]
[This project leaves AFM 2018 with a shopping agreement in place.]
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AN AMERICAN IN PEMBERLEY
(feature drama)
~ Pride & Prejudice meets Shakespeare in Love
Mr. Darcy is shocked to discover that his livelihood is in the hands of his gun-toting, American half-sister, Josephine – who has just breezed into town. As chaos threatens the sleepy town of Meryton, the siblings must work together to save face, the family fortune, and a friend's fragile love affair.
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WATCHING THE WHEELS GO ROUND
(ensemble dark-comedy feature)
~ Jingle All the Way meets Run Lola Run
A dead body, an electrician, a hearse driver, bank-robbing sisters, and an elderly couple. But who did what to whom? Seemingly separate lives and deaths become intricately linked, as the same day is viewed from four perspectives.
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FACTUAL

SPACE SIRENS, SCIENTISTS & PRINCESSES
(TV documentary series)
~ The Portrayal of Women in Science Fiction Cinema

From silent classics in black and white to Star Wars and Black Panther. This series draws on material from Dean's latest book, presenting the female characters who have inhabited 120 years of the cinema's most imaginative genre. Voices from the industry, the arts and academia are gathered together to build a comprehensive survey of the fabulous, furious, funny, fragile and frustrating women of science fiction film.

[This project leaves AFM 2018 with a producer/show-runner attached, and plans to make a feature version.]

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THE AGE OF THE PICTURE PALACE
(TV documentary and travelogue)
~ New World money meets Old World style - Building Hollywood's Golden Age
When the powerful immigrant moguls of cinema's 'Golden Age' wanted a way to spill the glamour of the movies out onto the street, they chose the grand architectural styles of home: Renaissance France, Moorish Spain, Baroque Italy, Gothic England, and many more. The result was fabulous New World American cinema styles that were then transported back to the Old World in the form of the glorious Picture Palaces.
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  Further projects are in development.

Dean Conrad is represented worldwide by:
J.D. DeWitt
5x5 Media Inc. / Gersh
(747) 233-3400
jd@5x5inc.com

Contact J.D. here