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Jonathan Shukat appeared at a previous festival. View this year's speakers here.
Jonathan Shukat founded ShowKat Productions after working at financiers GreeneStreet Films and PalmStar Entertainment. Based in New York, the company focuses on developing and producing high concept action, thriller, and noir projects, some studio features as well as specific prestige dramas, international co-productions and a handful of scripted and unscripted TV shows. Shukat’s next film will be OTHER PEOPLE’S LOVE LETTERS, an adaptation of the best-selling book with producer Laurence Mark (Jerry Maguire, As Good As It Gets, I Robot, Dreamgirls, Fox’s upcoming The Greatest Showman) currently set up at CBS Films. He is also producing action/thriller REGULATOR from writer Patrick Kelly (A Perfect Murder) with director RJ Cutler (If I Stay) and producer Diane Nabatoff (Narc, Fear, Very Bad Things), drama CLARITY (a 2013 Black List finalist) from writers Ryan Belenzon and Jeff Gelber with producer Rob Barnum (Lawless, All is Lost, Elvis and Nixon), an untitled women’s rights project alongside recently Oscar nominated producer/Sony-based company Escape Artists/Todd Black (Fences, The Magnificent Seven, Southpaw, The Pursuit of Happyness), PARADISE CREEK with director Kari Skogland (The Walking Dead, Penny Dreadful, The Americans) and Original Pictures (producer of FX’s Fargo and AMC’s Dirk Gently) as well as several other projects.