Jeff Buitenveld is an independent producer and former development executive with over 20 years of experience on some of Hollywood’s biggest films. He most recently served as Adjunct Professor of Film at University of North Carolina School of the Arts. After graduating with an MFA from UCLA’s Producers Program, Jeff worked in various capacities on numerous productions for Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner including The Last Samurai, Mission Impossible 3, Jack Reacher, Valkyrie, Lions for Lambs starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep, Ask the Dust starring Colin Farrell and Salma Hayek, Death Race starring Jason Statham, The Eye starring Jessica Alba, Suspect Zero starring Aaron Eckhart and Ben Kingsley, Snakes on a Plane starring Samuel Jackson and many more. Some of the industry’s most prominent producers/writers rely on Jeff’s impeccable tastes and well-honed creative instincts to mold their projects into viable commercial properties.
Jeff started ScriptArsenal in 2016, which quickly rose to become one of the leading sites in the industry for professional and affordable screenplay coverage/consultation. The company is dedicated to the empowerment and advancements of both professional writers and those writers aiming to break into the entertainment industry. ScriptArsenal’s mission is to provide all writers with the tools they’ll need to craft superior, focused projects.