EXCLUSIVE: Mainstay Entertainment has promoted literary supervisor and producer Tim Honigman to companion. He joins the corporate’s founding companions Norman Aladjem, Ray Moheet, Derek Van Pelt and Rob Lee.
Honigman has been an govt at Mainstay since its formation in 2017 and has spearheaded the enlargement of the corporate’s literary division. He is credited with broadening the corporate’s producing slate to embody status collection, creator-driven half hours, and studio options, in addition to in establishing and promoting quite a few tv reveals for shoppers.
“Tim has been a superstar at our company from the very beginning,” mentioned Mainstay CEO Norm Aladjem. “In addition to his strategic work with our clients, he has identified and is helping to architect the careers of the next generation of writer/creators whose unique and diverse voices are making a difference in our industry and in the world. We are honored to have Tim join our partnership ranks.”
“Our team at Mainstay has always been built on shared passion for bold storytelling and love for collaborating with each other,” mentioned Honigman. “I’m beyond grateful for the opportunity to grow here, and to be inspired by our clients and colleagues every day.”
Honigman began his profession in bodily manufacturing and unbiased movie in Atlanta. He continues to mentor screenwriting college students at his alma mater the University of Georgia.
Talent administration and manufacturing firm Mainstay represents shoppers together with Lupita Nyong’o, Trevor Noah, Katherine Heigl, Aaron McGruder, Jennette McCurdy, Maz Jobrani, Roy Wood, Jr., and Emmy nominated director David Paul Meyer.
On the function movie manufacturing aspect, Mainstay most just lately produced the unbiased function movie Before I Go written and directed by Eric Schaeffer and starring Annabella Sciorra and Robert Klein, in addition to A Simple Wedding, starring Tara Grammy, Rita Wilson and Academy Award nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo. Among the Mainstay options in improvement are the movie adaptation at Paramount of Trevor Noah’s bestselling memoir Born a Crime with Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o set to star in and produce and Liesl Tommy hooked up to direct, and the vampire Western Sun Always Sets within the West with Danny McBride and Rough House Pictures at Lionsgate.
On the tv aspect, Mainstay most just lately produced the Emmy nominated Kid of the Year for Nickelodeon and Time Studios, and a lot of comedy specials for Trevor Noah, Roy Wood Jr., Maz Jobrani and Josh Johnson. Mainstay additionally produced Black Jesus from creator Aaron McGruder and is at present in manufacturing on The Boondocks reboot.