About Pat Quinn

 

Pat Quinn Portrait

 

A longstanding member of the Hollywood creative community, Pat Quinn specializes in aiding entertainment companies in the packaging and development of projects for all media.  Covering all aspects of entertainment media sales, Quinn creates sales strategies, pitches and sales presentations. She also represents the creators of international television series and formats, which she packages for domestic networks and cable.

 

The company specializes in Business Development and routes to market for companies launching in the U.S. QMM’s international clients have recently made deals with ABC, CBS, PBS, Electus International, Warner Horizon, Stuart Krasnow Productions, Kinetic Content, Sony and Showtime. Company clients have included TV2 in Norway, TV3 in Ireland, Wild Rover Productions in Belfast, My Audition Stage (casting technology), Grace Blue (global executive search), Independent Pictures, QuebeComm, Screen Leaders EU, and TRC’s International Development programme sponsored by the UK channels BBC and Ch 4.

 

She has extensive entertainment industry experience in Hollywood including senior positions in the television, film, and theater departments at ICM, Metropolitan Talent Agency, Paradigm, and Warner Bros. Television.

 

Quinn is an Adjunct Professor at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and speaker at UCLA Extension, ATAS, NATPE, MIPCOM, MIPTV and USC. Quinn is on the Board of Directors of the Women in Film Foundation, a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and an Associate Member of BAFTALA. In January 2015, Pat was awarded The Candace Bowen Membership Award by Women In Film as the member of the year. 

 

Prior to coming to Los Angeles, she was an executive developing, marketing and producing projects for such major theatrical companies as the American Conservatory Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, the Berkshire Theatre Festival and at the National Playwrights' Conference. Quinn was a development consultant for three years in the early stages for Robert Redford's Sundance Film Institute/Sundance Film Festival. She is a graduate of Bennington College and Yale Drama School.

 
Recent Projects


Previous Quinn Media Management projects include:

  • Identifying revenue sources for media companies in new initiatives and existing programming.
  • Creating and executing a Hollywood “crash course” for international producers in business development.
  • Creating a U.S. marketing strategy for a U.K. media investment company.
  • Creating a strategic plan for a production company by exploiting its current library to create new revenue streams.
  • Researching competitive development and production in Hollywood for acquisition and co-production development for international broadcasters.
  • Quantifying production and development of international formats in the U.S.
  • Sourcing financing opportunities for broadcasters in U.S. drama series.
  • Tracking targets in movies and miniseries for international distributor.
  • Negotiating sale and financing of international formats with U.S. Studios and networks.
  • Identifying sales targets and production companies for original series development.
  • Creation of sales strategy for television programming, including pitches and “sizzle reels.”
  • Finding investment partners and creative partnerships to enable business development and growth.
 


In the news

"On June 23, seven U.K. indie producers made their U.S. debut at the Brit consul general's Hancock Park home in Los Angeles. It was the culmination of 12 months of training for the producers through the aegis of TRC Media's international program. ...

Hollywood-based media consultant Pat Quinn, who accompanies the producers in L.A., says they frequently come with certain ideas and, after a few meetings, have a more realistic grasp on what will sell."

 

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