What do you watch to Escape Reality?
How to turn your long-hidden dream into a real financial windfall? Discovering unknown secrets about your significant other? Risking it all to make a life change for you and your family? Outperforming and outlasting the competition in a grueling global adventure? Or tracking down that elusive special someone?
These are just some of the areas explored in the cutting-edge formats being developed and produced by the team at ESCAPE REALITY. From star-driven studio game shows and docu-dramas, to buzzworthy dating shows, to global competition reality shows – our concepts seek to tap into what viewers anywhere are looking for each and every day…an escape from the ordinary. From Oscar-winning films to talked-about television series, international versions of the world’s biggest formats to short-form digital entertainment… if you find yourself in a place you haven’t been, Escape Reality is taking you there.
Oscar-winning film producer Steve Tisch and his Escape Artists partners Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and David Bloomfield have teamed up with veteran television producers Laura Fuest Silva and Frank Sutera to form Escape Reality, a full-service production company specializing in unscripted television and digital entertainment. Together they are creating high-profile entertainment and ground-breaking formats for the U.S and international markets.
Escape Artists, which has a first-look non-exclusive deal at Sony Pictures, has produced such films as A Knight’s Tale, The Weather Man, The Pursuit of Happyness, Seven Pounds, Knowing, The Taking of Pelham 1,2,3, The Backup Plan, and Hope Springs. Most recently they released Sex Tape with Cameron Diaz & Jason Segel, and the number one box-office thriller The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington.
Laura Fuest Silva and Frank Sutera met while producing the hit series The Mole for ABC. Silva, who created FOX’s The Rebel Billionaire with Sir Richard Branson, has produced multiple hit shows, including the seven most recent seasons of America’s Next Top Model. Sutera, a seasoned producer and television executive, spent five years at Sony Pictures Television overseeing production for their international networks.