Emergence Entertainment was founded in 2004 by CEO, Mark Kratter.
We are an all-purpose entertainment company devoted to developing feature films, television programs, and video games.
Mr. Kratter graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in English, as well as a minor in Creative Writing. He also has an extensive background in business, including experience in Venture Capital Financing and securities trading.
In Negotiations To Adapt A Classic Graphic Novel.
Hired To Write A Thriller For Steve Jones.
Completed The Adaptation Of A Popular Non-Fiction Property Into A Mini-Series.
Completed A TV Pilot For Elan Entertainment.
Completed A Prestige Drama In The Vein Of “21 Grams” For An Indie Film Company.
Developing A High Concept Comedy With Sean Robins And Todd Garner.
Completed A Graphic Novel Adaptation For Solipsist Films.
Completed A Political Thriller For Clark Peterson.
Completed A Rewrite Of Dirty Cop Drama For Primetime Pictures And Emmett/Furla
SCRIPT Magazine Columnist.
TRIPLE POINT – Producer Attached
ENDANGERED – Producer Attached
Attached To Finance And Produce On A $20M Budget.
EMBEDDED (TV Series) – Producer Attached
Co-Written With George S. Mahaffey
[Under Wraps] – Producer Attached
Genre: High Concept Reality Show
DARKNET – Optioned
Genre: Psychological Thriller in the vein of “The Game”
WHERE THE DEAD GO
Genre: Occult Thriller With A Hardcore Horror Edge.
“Serpent & The Rainbow” for the “Saw” generation.
Logline: “A by-the-book bioweapons expert is deployed to the war-torn Congo to investigate a mysterious outbreak of disease — only to discover that it may be of supernatural origin.”
* WINNER – Fade In Awards Grand Prize
* WINNER – Hollywood Script Competition
* WINNER – Triggerstreet’s Script Of The Month
* 2nd Place – PAGE International (Horror Category)
* 2nd Place – Acclaim Screenplay Competition
* 3rd Place – Phoenix Festival Screenplay Search
* 3rd Place – Terror Film Festival
* 3rd Place – Award Winning Screenwriters Contest
* Finalist – Cinequest (Top 10 twice, making contest history)
* Finalist – National Screenplay Showdown
* Finalist – Movie Script Contest
* Semi-Finalist – Big Bear Lake International Film Festival
* Semi-Finalist – Screenplay Festival
* Semi-Finalist – American Accolades
* Semi-Finalist – Cinestory
* Top 2% – Nicholl Competition
Emergence Entertainment is committed to creating cutting-edge unscripted television.
|Repped By WME (William Morris Endeavor).|
In addition to the reality television projects which we have in development with numerous name partners, here are some of our latest successes:
|An original Docudrama set up with Electus (which is run by Ben Silverman, the former co-chairman of NBC Universal). Our show recently landed a multi-episode order from Discovery.|
|An original Cooking Show set up with Ross Jacobson of Giant Pirates, who helped created “Top Chef” and “Project Runway”.|
|An original Workplace Docudrama set up with Gurney Productions.|
Emergence Consulting provides comprehensive solutions for a wide variety of film producers’ and filmmakers’ needs, including assisting production companies seeking to structure slate financing or individual production financing whether or not the picture is appropriate for financing through Emergence Entertainment. We also offer script consulting services through our sister company, Breakthrough Script Consulting.
Mr. Kratter is currently working as Head Writer / Lead Developer for WET Productions
WET Productions recently completed a playable level on one of its first titles: a humorous, all-female fighting game.
Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) San Jose — March 2006
E3 Expo Los Angeles — May 2006
1st Annual Hollywood & Games Summit (Beverly Hills Hotel)