Screen Gems Unveils First Project To Get The Greenlight Under Inaugural Horror Short Film Initiative

EXCLUSIVE: Earlier this yr, Screen Gems has introduced its partnership with Scott Glassgold’s administration and manufacturing firm Floor Management to launch Scream Gems, an initiative to determine up-and-coming director expertise and develop excessive idea horror movies by way of proof of ideas. Now the studio is revealing the primary brief movie to be greenlit below the initiative is Blink, directed and co-written by Spenser Cohen.

Cohen is already an achieved screenwriter with credit that embrace Extinction, the Netflix sci-fi movie starring
Michael Peña and Lizzy Caplan, in addition to Moonfall, which is being directed by Roland Emmerich

Manufacturing on Blink is slated to start within the new yr. Plot particulars are being saved below wraps. Relying on how issues play out, Cohen might get the chance to put in writing and direct a potential feature-film model for the studio. Anna Halberg, Cohen’s frequent artistic accomplice who co-wrote the brief, will even co-write the characteristic.

Halberg will produce the brief and potential characteristic alongside Glassgold. Scott Strauss, Michael Bitar, and Dan Primozic will oversee for the studio.

Cohen and Halberg have been repped by Verve, Nameless Content material, and McKuin, Frankel Whitehead on the deal.


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