Botkin wrote the scripts for upcoming Netflix movie ‘What Happened to Monday’ and Open Road’s ‘Show Dogs.’
Mixed media & production company 1stAveMachine has inked a producing partnership and intellectual property incubation program with screenwriter Max Botkin.
Botkin has several projects in various stages of development. He recently wrote two family films, Opposite Day and Cody: The Robosapien, both released by Anchor Bay. and his Blacklisted sci-fi thriller What Happened to Monday will be released this August by Netflix. His original spec script Show Dogs, directed by Raja Gosnell, is scheduled for a January 2018 release by Open Road Films.
His original screenplay Ponce has Mexican box office king Eugenio Derbez attached to produce, direct & star for Lionsgate. Botkin began his career in entertainment as a publicist for Sony Playstation before transitioning into writing for film & companies such as Sony Pictures Animation, Marvel, Lionsgate, Universal Pictures & Fox 2000. He’s repped by EML Entertainment
“1stAveMachine is thrilled to be partnering with Max, as he is one of the most intelligent and thought-provoking writers we have ever come across. We are delighted to continue our relationship with him as a producer,” said 1stAveMachine’s EP/Head of Content Andrew Geller.
1stAveMachine creates for a wide range of platforms spanning experiential, virtual reality, commercial, branded content and feature films. Their international roster claims over 40 directors and a team of artists from a wide range of disciplines, and they plan to expand this new program beyond their partnerships with their own roster of talent and are currently seeking potential development projects.