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Braveship Media is a media investment consulting group dedicated to bringing stories to life across multiple media, including books, film, and video games. We believe entertainment intellectual property is an under-capitalized asset class that offers investors opportunities to earn long-lasting returns. The digital age offers more opportunities in distribution than ever before, and content remains in high demand by top and mid-tier distributors. We use sophisticated econometrics to help forecast investment performance, assist with financial modeling needs, and help with structure debt and equity transactions, typically involving the marketing (P&A, or "prints and advertising") or production of content. Our group has executive produced and structured financing for wide release film, structured a $100m fund, and consulted on projects with collective budgets in excess of $200m. Our partners include: 





Braveship structured the marketing financing for the wide-release film God Bless the Broken Road, whose distributors include Freestyle Releasing (theatrical) and Lionsgate (home entertainment). The film was produced by Andy Fraser, directed by Harold Cronk, and stars Lindsay Pulsipher, Makenzie Moss, and Andrew Walker. 



Braveship Books, our partner imprint, is home to multiple #1 New York Times bestselling authors and award-winning writers. Several of our books are in various stages of pre-production as major motion pictures.

executive team

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Matt Cook, Ph.D. 

Founder, CEO

Matt is an economist, the founder of Braveship Media, and a top ten LA Times bestselling author of multiple books, including Sabotage, which has been optioned for video game development. He founded US Common Sense, the country’s premier government data transparency organization whose research has appeared in Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Reuters, and almost every major news source. He earned his BA at Stanford University and his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania. Matt has been honored by the President and invited multiple times to the White House.

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Jason Scoggins


Jason is an entrepreneur and senior executive who has founded companies in the entertainment industry for 15+ years. He is President of Slated, an entertainment industry marketplace that connects filmmakers, investors, and executives to projects and financing. In the five years prior to joining Slated, Jason founded and led a series of entertainment data-related start-ups, including ItsOnTheGrid, Inc. (sold to The Wrap News) and Spec Scout, a feature film screenplay analysis and scoring service.

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Robert Bowling

Game Director

Robert was Chief Strategist for Call of Duty, building the franchise into $5b+ in sales and 250m+ copies sold worldwide. Robert’s 15 years of executive experience in entertainment include game development, publishing, and eSports. He has built studios from the ground up with sizes up to 55 full-timers and shipped projects of all scopes on all platforms. He focuses on a portfolio of projects in eSports, VR, subscription, and TV. Robert built the service Humble Monthly, launching a publishing arm as Head of Publishing, achieving 100,000 subscribers within five months of launch.

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