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Hollywood First Act


You get all the benefits of a Hollywood Ticket Service, plus a professionally crafted Book Video of your work.

A Book Video without Voice Over provides an elegant and exciting visual presentation of your book through a professionally crafted 45- to 60-second teaser using still photos, images, and motion graphics. The following combination of features guarantees a vivid and captivating material for catching film executives' attention:

  • A thorough synopsis highlighting the main characters and events of your story provided by a professional reader
  • A critical analysis of your book addressing the key story points and the book’s viability should it be adapted to another medium
  • A professionally crafted 45- to 60-second teaser Book Video (without Voice Over) of your book created using still photos, images, and motion graphics.

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About 5 More Minutes

5 More Minutes is a full-service production shingle run by veteran Hollywood executive John Sacchi. Sacchi has spent over two decades in the entertainment industry. Before founding 5 More Minutes, Sacchi spent 15 years as a senior production and development executive at Lionsgate Films where he oversaw films including Confidence, Employee of the Month, They Came Together, My Bloody Valentine, The Possession, Killers, The Last Stand, Addicted, Conan the Barbarian, Punisher, My Best Friend’s Girl, Pride, and Akeelah and the Bee. Some of the current projects 5 More Minutes is developing include an English language remake of Instructions not Included, directed by Anne Fletcher for Lionsgate; Vanish Man directed by Lee Toland Krieger and co-produced for 21 Laps and Lionsgate; Dork Diaries, which is based on the New York Times best selling children's book series and produced for Lionsgate; and the New York Times best selling author's Rogues Gallery, which is being produced for Lionsgate Television.


To learn more or to order our Hollywood First Act service, please call an Xlibris representative at 1-888-795-4274. You may also send an e-mail to marketing.consultants@xlibris.com.