Mr. Coscas comes from a background of writing and producing film and television content with a primary focus on producing. Coscas is an Executive Producer on the recently set up shows I Know Who You Are (1 Hour Spanish Format) at CBS Tv and Paramount Network with David Semel directing. He also set up Wish, a ½ hour comedy at Nickelodeon with Teresa Kale writing. He was a Co-Executive Producer on the Hallmark Channel television series When Calls The Heart (Based on a series of books), and he was the Co-Executive Producer on the pilot for The Saint starring Eliza Dushku and Adam Raynor, directed by Simon West and written by Jesse Alexander, rebooting the 1960’s series of the same name based on the international bestselling books. He’s produced a number of television movies for the Hallmark Channel,The Christmas Spirit, All Yours, A Christmas to Remember, A Royal Christmas, A Harvest Wedding and was an Executive Producer on the Lifetime film TalHotBlond, which was adapted from the documentary with the same name. He’s worked on high profile films such as Expendables, Playing for Keeps, Conan, Trespass while he was an executive at Nu Image/Millennium Films.
Coscas worked as a Creative Executive and Production Executive at Nu Image, one of the largest independent production, finance, and foreign sales companies in the world. While there, he worked on some of their higher profile pictures. He transitioned from Nu Image to MPCA, where he worked as their SVP of Production and Development overseeing the development of their television department while maintaining their independent feature film output.
In 2014, Coscas created Storybox Entertainment which was a production & development company with an international sales arm that boothed at every market (AFM, MIPCOM, MIPTV, NATPE, BERLIN). As a sales company Storybox represented third party producer’s content and Storyobx was the exclusive sales agent for all of Hallmark Channel / Crown Media owned content (since 2015). Storybox had sold over 65 films since its inception. After four successful years, Coscas sold Storybox Entertainment in and started his own company Coscas Productions along with a new International Sales and Production & Development company, Storyworks Entertainment with his new partners Michael Lurie and Jeffrey Giles of Automatic Entertainment.
Storyworks and Coscas Productions are currently packaging and developing many different television movies and series based on formats, books, graphic novels and other IP, along with a healthy independent film slate. Storyworks and Coscas Productions currently have projects in development at Lifetime, Hallmark, Nickelodeon and Paramount Television. Both companies are always on the look out for new content to sell worldwide rights to and to develop.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?