February 4, 2015 - This was another banner year for true story adaptations from magazines, books, and life rights. Determined to continue that trend, Emmis Publishing has signed with Bungalow | Storied Media Group, the management arm of Bungalow Media + Entertainment, to represent Emmis IP to the film and television development community. In addition to representing Emmis’ newest journalistic offerings as they break, Bungalow | Storied Media Group will work with Emmis editors to mine their archives for pieces to develop into television, cable, and film projects. Emmis Publishing is a division of Emmis Communications that operates several monthly magazines including Los AngelesAtlantaOrange CoastCincinnati, and Indianapolis Monthly. Emmis’s Austin-based Texas Monthly will continue to be represented by WME.


Bungalow | Storied Media Group adds Emmis to its already impressive IP roster that includes The New York Times60 MinutesNew York MagazineThe McClatchy Group, andThe New Republic


“Without question, the national reach of Emmis’s roster of magazines gives us unparalleled access to some of the most riveting, important, and untold stories in the country,” said Mary Melton, editorial director of Emmis Publishing and editor-in-chief of Los Angeles magazine. “I’m thrilled that, with the help of Bungalow | Storied Media Group, those stories will now receive more of the attention they so richly deserve from Hollywood.”


“Emmis magazines’ award-winning journalism, loyal readership, and innovative publishing strategies make them an exciting client for Bungalow | Storied Media Group,” said company president Todd Hoffman. “We are eager to start converting their IP into exciting film and television projects.”


About Emmis:

Emmis Publishing is a leading publisher of award-winning city and regional titles, including the magazines Texas MonthlyLos AngelesAtlanta, Orange CoastCincinnati, andIndianapolis Monthly. Emmis Publishing is a division of Emmis Communications, which was founded in 1980 by Jeff Smulyan and owns radio stations and magazines across the United States.


About Bungalow Media + Entertainment:

Bungalow is a new integrated entertainment company that develops, produces, and distributes content across all media platforms.  Under the Bungalow | Storied Media Group banner, headed by Todd Hoffman and Dennis Kim, the company manages intellectual property, writers and directors.  Bungalow just produced their first feature THE CONFIRMATION, written and directed by Oscar nominated writer Bob Nelson (NEBRASKA), starring Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, Maria Bello, Patton Oswalt, and Tim Blake Nelson.