Jody worked at MGM as a VP of East Coast Production before becoming a literary agent representing books, articles, and life rights for film/television at his company Hotchkiss and Associates. He is now starting to work on a few passion projects as a producer. COCKEYED by Ryan Knighton is the first book that Jody has optioned. A few Hotchkiss and Associates agented books/article-to-movies include AMERICAN GANGSTER, THE KITE RUNNER, THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES, and BURY MY HEART AT WOUNDED KNEE (HBO) which won the Emmy Award for best movie made of television.
The TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund | 2009