Jeff Kennedy

Story Development
Tradition Pictures
Materials Due: 9:00am PT

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Pitch Tips

The three C's - character, conflict, and consequences.

About Your Host

A native of New York, Jeff Kennedy moved abroad at 18, graduating from Glasgow University in 2010, where he was part of the prestigious creative writing workshop under the tutelage of writers Michael Schmidt and Kei Miller. He subsequently moved to Hong Kong, where he went on to write and direct his debut feature, The Last Act (Dragon Horse Films, 2014). Returning to Glasgow in 2013, Jeff has written & directed everything from artistic shorts (All of Us Can, LINKArtFair 2014) to music videos (Heavy Flow, The Crossmakers, 2018), while also a contributing member of the Glasgow Film Crew. He is currently working on two short-films in post-production, whilst also shopping his feature-length screenplay, The All-American Soapbox Hoax. Tradition Pictures is led by former development executive Matt Einstein who was the Head of Development of Atmosphere Entertainment, run by former Tri-Star and WB Pictures. They recently set up projects at Cross Creek Pictures and Lionsgate. They also have a management division that rep an array of feature and TV writers.


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


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Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
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  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror

  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Period Pieces
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)

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