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Rob Gallagher
President, Literary Manager, Producer, Packager, Financier & Distributor

A decorated Military Intelligence Veteran turned film enthusiast, Rob's rapid rise in the industry started with a solid base in Entertainment Law, then becoming a studio Acquisitions & Development Vice President, then a Literary / Packaging Agent, later a Manager & Producer managing several studio deals, and finally EVP of the world's biggest film finance and distribution company which financed for every major studio.
Known among top industry figures for sterling taste and boxoffice record, Rob has unique expertise as both a buyer and seller and uses every resource possible to get your script in the best shape before taking it to market and then seeing it through to production and distribution.

Jim Fernald
Executive Vice President of Finance & Production

One of the top international finance and co-production experts in the industry with strong ties to international studios and finance entities, Jim spends most of the year on the road at the markets securing finance and production deals.

Myke Friscia
Senior Vice President and Head of Development

After extensive film production experience, Myke earned a Certificate in Feature Film Writing from the UCLA writers program. Myke is a professional screenwriter and along with working at Gallagher Literary, he consults for some of the top contests in the industry, and works for Kevin Spacey's entertainment industry news website, SHOWWATCHER.COM. Myke earned a B.A. in TV/FILM from CSUN.

Casey Flynn
Vice President of Development & Head of Legal Affairs

Casey leads the in-house Legal Department and is a Chief Partner of a national law firm and respected Litigator who has been Chief Counsel in many international landmark cases. He is also a prolific screenwriter who studied the craft at UCLA after graduating with honors from St. Louis University School of Law. Prior to that he majored in Russian and International Politics & Law at Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service.

Chelsea Hackett
Vice President of Development

Chelsea recently worked for Vivendi Entertainment as an Acquisitions Executive. She received her MFA in screenwriting from the USC School of Cinema-Television, while working for Gallagher Literary and Innovative Artists in their literary departments. Chelsea holds a B.A. in International Relations and French, also from USC, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa, and spent a year in Paris studying at L’Institut des Etudes Politiques.

Dakota Aesquivel
Vice President of Development

A development associate for numerous production companies such as Arnold Kopelson and East-West Film Partners, he later worked as Director of Development for Stan Lee’s production company, New Millennium. Dakota earned his MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA graduate school, selling his first script in his last year of the program. His theater background includes writing and directing the critically acclaimed play “Longshots.” The film feature JANKED, his directorial debut which he also wrote, recently made it’s debut at the Festival de Cannes.

Daniel Gebretensai
Vice President of Development

Daniel worked his way up through the ranks at GL with a proven passion for structure and is known for creative solutions to story problems. With a degree in Computer Information Systems from California State University, Daniel brings his expertise in technology to add realism to many stories.

Michael Beazel
Director of Development

An expert in filmmaking, history and aviation, Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (American Studies - Film and Television) from the University of South Florida, Tampa.

Vivian Lermond
Executive Story Editor

VIvian holds a Master of Arts degree in English. She is the author of 13 produced stage plays and two award winning screenplays. She is also an adjunct professor and teaches a playwriting class at a local college.

Annalisa Hounsome
Senior Story Editor

Annalisa most recently was a Development Executive for Morgan Freeman's company, Revelations Entertainment. She has a BA in English and an MA in Screenwriting from the National Film and Television School in the UK, and has written several screenplays.

Jack Garman
Story Editor

A former development executive at Sentinel Pictures, Digital Media Factory, Rick Botelho Productions, and Alan Sacks Productions. Jack holds degrees from film and screenwriting schools including Knox College, University of Maryland and Los Angeles Valley College and has completed eight screenplays. In his spare time he teaches seminars in screenwriting.

Garry Eilers
Story Editor

A former Development Executive at a high profile New York production company, Garry holds a BA in Film and Media from the University of Stirling, and has studied screenwriting at the New York Film Academy. In his spare time he writes for film and television.

Brianna Gardner
Senior Creative Executive

An Emmy Award winning director/producer, Brianna previously worked at Disney/ABC Television Group. In her spare time she directs music videos and short films, and recently launched Watermark Pictures to release a series of short films centered on women’s issues. She hold degrees in International Finance and Media Arts from Michigan State University.

Monty Michelson
Senior Creative Executive, Head of Publicity

Monty has an MFA from the University of California Riverside in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts, and is a produced screenwriter and published novelist.

Jess Loveland
Senior Creative Executive

A professional script editor and reader for numerous independent production companies, agencies and competitions, Jess holds an MFA in development from the National Film and Telelvision School in London, and an MA in Film and Television Production from the University of Bristol, UK. Jess enjoys reading all genres but her key interest is in developing thriller narratives.

Adam Rager
Creative Executive

Adam graduated from Lewis & Clark College where he majored in English with a focus in creative writing.

Marlisha Walton
Creative Executive

Marlisa recently worked in development for Overbrook Entertainment reporting the President of Film. She holds an M.F.A. in Producing-Motion Picture & Television from the Academy of Art University, and a B.A. in Communication from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She loves to read and is passionate about Development.

Hannah McBain
Creative Executive

Hannah has a BA in Film Studies from Kingston University, London with a focus on screenwriting for film and television. She has written two short films and during her time at university has gone on to make two further short films as well as a television series.

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