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Moreen Littrell
ISIZZLES

ISIZZLES creates, develops and produces content for top production companies, networks, publishers, and... we're now accepting humans. Got an idea for TV? Film? Book? Or have material that needs another pass with fresh, experienced eyes? We help you get it "pitch" perfect.

Writers: You are idea generators. And you could be throwing away gems that don't work for literary projects, BUT they might be perfect for TV - scripted or unscripted. Perhaps your book (completed or in progress) could be concurrently under consideration as the underlying material for a show or film? If you are interested in repurposing your material or expanding an idea for TV, ISIZZLES is in the perfect position to help craft and pitch that idea.

Personal note from Moreen: I was on Publisher's Marketplace over ten years ago attempting to get an agent for my novel. I did. I got Barack Obama's agent. The book didn't sell but was optioned by Oxygen Media and an independent producer who found me on PM. Since then, I've often seen deals and rights offerings that could have a much longer life if TV were explored. It's actually a very viable route for anyone with ideas. But there is a process and that's where we can help!


years experience: 15+
SKILLS
Developmental editing, Proposal writing/editing, Research, Book Doctor, Copy editing, Proofreading, Writing, Copywriting, Fiction writing
GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense/thriller, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Biography, Computers/technology, Business/investing/finance, History, Religious, Mind/body/spirit, Health, Travel, Lifestyle, Cookbooks, Children's books, Sports, African-American, Science, TV, Film
TRADE REFERENCES
“Working with Moreen (founder of ISIZZLES) is a breath of fresh air. A true creative, her genuine approach to storytelling exudes confidence and optimism that she instills in everyone around her. She is the first person I ask for guidance and thoughtful input. Her creative voice and innate ability to inspire those she works with makes her invaluable in today’s media.”
— Zander Kanefield, Director of Development, Hudsun Media

“I had the pleasure of working with Moreen on several network-funded tapes. She does it all – from prepping the shoot creatively, making sure a top notch crew is hired, field producing, directing, doing amazing interviews, to running post — even editing! Moreen is an amazing creative executive. She thinks outside the box and has a passion that’s infectious.
— Danny Passman, President & Creative Director of Crybaby Media

“Moreen was a great sounding board and creative springboard during the writing of The Last Matryoshka and Zahara. Her keen grasp of plot dynamics, voice and character arcs makes her an excellent editor. She is fun to work with and pushes relentlessly toward excellence in concept and execution.”
- Joyce Yarrow, author of Ask The Dead, The Last Matryoshka, and Zahara (in progress)

LEADING CLIENTS
CBS TV, Anchor Worldwide, World of Wonder
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
Currently have three co-productions with CBS TV in development.
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Developed FORGED IN FIRE (History Channel series) and two documentaries for PBS (on Richard Pryor and Al Capone). Contributing author to two comedy books and a novelist.
SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
Moreen has a B.A. in Creative Writing and Cinematic Studies from USC. She was former director of development for a top TV production company, and VP of Content for a company sold to CAA. She has worked as a writer, agent and on the buyer-side (at William Morris Endeavor, ICM, and Oxygen Media, respectively) and freelanced for many top TV production companies. She's also a filmmaker and network-level director. One strong speciality is comedy writing; two months after her stand-up comedy debut in 2010, she was offered a contract for her debut comedy album by the team behind Dane Cook.
KEY PERSONNEL
Moreen Littrell