Picturestart (media company)
Picturestart is an independent American media company that makes content for worldwide engagement, telling a wide array of stories with diverse creatives in film, television and digital productions.
Picturestart was founded in 2017 by Erick Feig and headquartered in West Hollywood, California. Erik Feig is an American media executive and producer whose films have collectively grossed over $13 billion at the box office worldwide.
Discovery of Voice
Discovery of Voice” is a central theme in in the company’s content and storytelling endeavors. The phrase is meant to speak not just to youth culture but to a broader sense with the purpose of establishing identity and telling stories about people finding themselves, defining themselves, finding their purpose, their truth and coming of age - at any age.
Discovery of Voice is telling diverse stories with diverse creatives in film, television and digital productions for wide and broad audiences and passionate, deep fandom communities.
In 2020, Picturestart joined forces with Scholastic Entertainment, the media division of Scholastic and producer of the upcoming Clifford The Big Red Dog feature film, Goosebumps live-action series and more to transform Animorphs, the mega-popular book series from the 1990s, into a feature film.
- Matt Donnelly,"Erik Feig’s Picturestart Options YA Novel ‘Along for the Ride’ From Digital Publisher Wattpad". variety.com. 10 October 2019. https://variety.com/2019/film/news/along-for-the-ride-erik-feig-picturestart-1203365271/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Borys Kit,"Picturestart Picks Up Veronica Roth's Upcoming Fantasy 'Chosen Ones' (Exclusive)". hollywoodreporter.com. 3 April 2020. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/picturestart-picks-up-veronica-roths-upcoming-fantasy-chosen-1288466. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Justin Kroll,"Veteran Producer and Exec Erik Feig Launches Media Company Picturestart". variety.com. 2 May 2019. https://variety.com/2019/biz/news/erik-feig-picturestart-1203202933/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Mike Fleming,"Picturestart Sets ‘Monster’ Film With ‘Search Party’ Creators Sarah-Violet Bliss And Charles Rogers". deadline.com. 19 May 2020. https://deadline.com/2020/05/search-party-sarah-violet-bliss-charles-rogers-monster-picturestart-1202937385/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- "Former Lionsgate Co-President Erik Feig Launches Media Company PictureStart". thewrap.com. 2 May 2019. https://www.thewrap.com/longtime-exec-erik-feig-launches-media-company-picturestart/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Mike Fleming,"Ex-Lionsgate Chief Erik Feig Launches Funded Production Shingle Picturestart; Warner Bros, Endeavor Content, BRON Key Backers". deadline.com. 2 May 2019. https://deadline.com/2019/05/erik-feig-picturestart-lionsgate-funded-production-warner-bros-1202606058/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- "Picturestart adapts Wattpad title". c21media.net. https://www.c21media.net/picturestart-adapts-wattpad-title/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- "About Picturestart Motion Pictures & Film West Hollywood, California". linkedin.com. https://www.linkedin.com/company/picturestart/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- "About Picturestart". crunchbase.com. https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/picturestart. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- "Scholastic Entertainment Teams Up with PICTURESTART on First-Ever Animorphs Feature Film". anbmedia.com. https://www.anbmedia.com/news/entertainment-news/2020/06/scholastic-entertainment-teams-up-with-picturestart-on-first-ever-animorphs-feature-film/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- "Warner Records Releases UNPREGNANT Official Soundtrack". broadwayworld.com. 11 September 2020. https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Warner-Records-Releases-UNPREGNANT-Official-Soundtrack-20200911. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Mike Fleming Jr,"Picturestart & Endeavor Content Tap ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ Creator Nahnatchka Khan To Board Cruise Ship Performer Comedy ‘Showboat’". deadline.com. 4 November 2019. https://deadline.com/2019/11/showboat-cruise-ship-performers-movie-nahnatchka-khan-picturestart-endeavor-content-esquire-magazine-showboat-1202777402/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Justin Kroll,"Picturestart and Lionsgate TV Team On TV Series Set In The World Of Fencing". deadline.com. 17 August 2020. https://deadline.com/2020/08/picturestart-and-lionsgate-tv-tv-series-fencing-1203015424/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Amanda N'Duka,"Picturestart Acquires Rights To ‘4 Kids Walk Into a Bank’ Comic; ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold’ Scribe Matthew Robinson Adapting". deadline.com. 3 September 2020. https://deadline.com/2020/09/picturestart-4-kids-walk-into-a-bank-comic-with-dora-and-the-lost-city-of-gold-scribe-matthew-robinson-adapting-1234570036/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- EJ Moreno,"Animorphs movie in the works at Picturestart and Scholastic Entertainment". flickeringmyth.com. 18 June 2020. https://www.flickeringmyth.com/2020/06/animorphs-movie-in-the-works-at-picturestart/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Rich Johnston,"4 Kids Walk Into A Bank Jump Up To $200 on eBay After Movie News". flickeringmyth.com. 4 September 2020. https://bleedingcool.com/comics/4-kids-walk-into-a-bank-jump-up-to-200-on-ebay-after-movie-news/. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
- Maggie Dela Paz,"Chosen Ones: Picturestart Developing Film Adaptation of New Book From Divergent Author". comingsoon.net. 16 April 2020. https://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/1130384-chosen-ones-picturestart-developing-film-adaptation-of-new-book-from-divergent-author. Retrieved 13 September 2020.