Representing stories for traditional
publishing, Film and TV.
Story Merchant has experience in all realms of entertainment placement, from television series, specials, and movies, to studio, mini-major, and independent feature films.
As a producer’s representative, our team analyzes a film’s potential and determines the best distribution channels, whether theatrical, DVD, television, or some combination of the above. With our experience in the international market, we also identify the sales company that best fits an individual film based on our relationships with key executives at dozens of sales companies. Once we identify the best suited sales company, we negotiate all terms of the sales agency agreement to the producer’s and his financer’s best interests.
We focus on securing the most trustworthy distribution avenue that will maximize audience outreach. Our management of the film’s distribution guarantees that the producer retains control of the film’s success.
ContactÂ Ken AtchityÂ for more information.
Agency Alliances & Partners
Write Your Novel to Be a Film
In this Film Courage video Author, Producer, Publisher Dr. Ken Atchity talks about adapting a book. If you want to add film to your profit centers as a novelist, it would behoove you to study what makes films work.
Writing a Great Story
In this video interview, Dr. Ken Atchity shares his formula for writing a great story.
Who is the Story Merchant?
With forty-five years’ experience in the publishing world and thirty-five years in entertainment, Dr. Ken Atchity (AB Georgetown/Ph.d Yale) is a self-defined â€œStory Merchantâ€Â â€“Â author, professor, producer, career coach, teacher, and literary manager, responsible for launching dozens of books and films.
Ken’s lifelong mission has been assisting storytellers find their widest audiences.