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buxfan
06-25-2010, 06:18 PM
New Baby Productions is in discussions to acquire the comic book rights to a major film property. This property would work very well as a noir/pulp fictions/gothic romance, and we are looking for a talented writer and exceptional artist with experience in that genre to help us play in that world. Experience with licensed characters is a plus.

This initial stage will just be planning, character sketches, world-building, etc. We are ultimately looking to do a five-part story (~120 pages) to be released as a comic book mini-series or graphic novel. The signing of non-disclosure confidentiality agreements may be needed.

Please send an email to eric@elementalfources.com with samples of your previous work, as well as the rates that you require for such a project.

Eric Mullarky
New Baby Productions
www.NewBabyProductions.com (http://www.NewBabyProductions.com)

bladestalker
07-01-2010, 08:56 AM
Hi Eric, Just to clairify are you looking for an exceptional Writer/Artist or just an exceptional writer. I ask as I can't draw but I do have comic writing experience and plenty of samples I can send you. One in particular is a Noir/cyberpunk/vampire/romance that might e what you are looking for or at least a decent writing sample.

Maryn
07-01-2010, 06:01 PM
Hello, Buxfan. Thanks for letting us know about the opportunity. One problem, though.

We ask that pay rates be included in the subject line of all Paying Markets posts. (See the RULES OF THE PAYING MARKETS FORUM: PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING A NEW THREAD/COMMENTING (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11828) thread.)

Why? Because we've had repeated problems with our members being critical of pay rates. By putting what you're paying for how many words right in the subject line, writers need never even open posts for paying markets whose pay rate they consider unacceptable for themselves. Problem solved--but only if those posting comply with our rules.

If you'll edit your post to include the pay rate there, rather than offering only a link to your site which may not even have the pay rate in there somewhere, that will be really helpful. You can contact the board moderator to add the pay rate to your subject line.

Maryn, thanking you in advance

bladestalker
07-01-2010, 10:31 PM
We ask that pay rates be included in the subject line of all Paying Markets posts. (See the RULES OF THE PAYING MARKETS FORUM: PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING A NEW THREAD/COMMENTING (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11828) thread.)



Well he does ask for samples to include your asking rate.

Email with sample sent!

Maryn
07-02-2010, 12:22 AM
He does indeed--but that isn't what AW asks for.

bladestalker
07-24-2010, 07:44 PM
I sent off a couple of sample scripts and a query awhile ago but no response. Anyone else send anything?

Catadmin
07-24-2010, 08:00 PM
It's ComicCon weekend. If they really are getting heavy into the industry, the past couple of weeks has been prepping for, and now attending, the con. I wouldn't worry about responses unless it hits mid to late September or you see something on their site that says they've hired someone.

Though, chances are he'll just ignore everyone who asked for a rate too rich for his budget. It happens in Information Technology all the time. I'd be very surprised if anyone actually receives a rejection from him. And impressed with his professional work ethic if he actually does send out rejections.

bladestalker
07-24-2010, 08:24 PM
true enough, though he responded quite quickly when I quired him regarding his other posts here. Maybe I'm just spoilt. :)

Catadmin
07-24-2010, 08:41 PM
Ah. I did not know he's posted here before. I just took a look at his other threads. He appears to have been posting since 2007. Well, that puts an entirely new light on things.

I stick with my previous answer, though. It's ComicCon week. @=)

buxfan
07-28-2010, 06:56 PM
Hello everyone. Thanks for all the responses to my inquiry.

Unfortunately, this particular project has been canceled. We discovered that the film property we were in discussions for had already been licensed by another publisher. There was some sort of miscommunication within the studio's licensing department and it was not communicated to us until late in the game.

Thank you for your interest. New Baby is always on the lookout for new projects, so don't hesitate to contact me with ideas.

Eric Mullarky
New Baby Productions
www.NewBabyProductions.com (http://www.NewBabyProductions.com)

Catadmin
07-28-2010, 11:53 PM
Thank you for your interest. New Baby is always on the lookout for new projects, so don't hesitate to contact me with ideas.


Thank you for letting us know the status of your project.

Do you take on projects from (and with) writers who can't draw?

buxfan
08-02-2010, 07:07 PM
Do you take on projects from (and with) writers who can't draw?
Although I would prefer completed projects with art, I will definitely take a look at them. You never know when the next big thing will come along and I wouldn't want to be the idiot that passed on it. ;)

Eric Mullarky
New Baby Productions
www.NewBabyProductions.com (http://www.NewBabyProductions.com)

Ria13
08-02-2010, 08:22 PM
New Baby Productions is in discussions to acquire the comic book rights to a major film property.

which one, out of curiosity? come on, tell us. it doesn't matter now, does it?

buxfan
08-02-2010, 09:05 PM
which one, out of curiosity? come on, tell us. it doesn't matter now, does it?
If I told you, I'd have to kill you. Seriously, I don't really want to give up my trade secrets.

Eric Mullarky
New Baby Productions
www.NewBabyProductions.com (http://www.NewBabyProductions.com)