Roadmap Writers is a leader in screenwriting education and has helped over 150 writers get signed, optioned, staffed and produced. This 1 week program will walk each writer through script development, pitch preparation and marketing help! If you need any further assistance email firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is the curriculum.
Monday, May 4th @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm PT
Script Development with executive Janet Jeffries from Lawrence Bender Productions (GOOD WILL HUNTING, SEVEN SECONDS)
Janet will start with a lecture on what she looks for in a script and common pitfalls writers fall into that shoot themselves in the foot. Janet will choose 5 volunteers prior, read the first 10 pages of their script and provide feedback in the class so everybody can learn from their peers' feedback. Email email@example.com if you want to be a volunteer.
Tuesday, May 5th @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm PT
Pitch Lecture with CEO of Roadmap Writers, Joey Tuccio
This will be a lecture on all things pitching including how to start your pitch, how to help the exec connect with your pitch from beginning to end, how to make your pitch feel more cinematic, the differences between feature and TV pitching and how to end your pitch. This will be followed by Q&A.
Wednesday, May 6th @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm PT
Pitch Roundtable with manager Andrew Kersey from Kersey Management
Andrew will start with a lecture on how he trains his clients on how to pitch. Volunteers will then practice their pitch with Andrew in front of the group in 10 minute increments. All writers will learn from the feedback given to their peers.
Thursday, May 7th @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm PT
Marketing and Branding with Roadmap's Director of Writer Outreach, Briana Hansen
Writers will learn how to find companies that are right for their project(s), and how to define their brand depending on what they write.
Each class is recorded so if you sign up but can't make it live, you will receive the recording 48 hours later!