The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

~ Marcel Proust



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.

Completed A Thriller For Steve Jones.

Completed The Adaptation Of A Popular Non-Fiction Property Into A Mini-Series.

Completed STEREOVISION, A Heist Thriller For Bee Holder.

Completed A TV Pilot For Elan Entertainment.

Completed A Prestige Drama In The Vein Of “21 Grams” For An Indie Film Company.

Completed A Family, Coming-Of-Age Drama In The Vein Of “Breaking Away” For Summertime Films.

Completed Adaptation Of Jim Starlin & Daina Grazuinas’ Novel, “Thinning The Predators” For Stephen L’Heureux.

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.


Spec Screenplays


TRIPLE POINTProducer Attached


ENDANGEREDProducer 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”



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

Unscripted Television

Emergence Entertainment is committed to creating cutting-edge unscripted television.

WME: A Talent & Literary Agency 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:


Discovery Channel

Hang Men

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.
Giant Pirates An original Cooking Show set up with Ross Jacobson of Giant Pirates, who helped created “Top Chef” and “Project Runway”.
Gurney Productions Two original Workplace Docudramas set up with Gurney Productions.
BCII An original Law Enforcement program set up with BCII.
The Wolper Organization An original Car Design show set up with The Wolper Organization.
Eyeworks An original Real Estate program with Eyeworks.
Lionsgate An original Prison program set up with Lionsgate.



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.


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Video Games

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)




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