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Get Real. Get Ready. Get Traction!

 

Take a look at any roadmap: There are a plethora of ways to get from point A to point B. Some routes require more luck than others; some are roads less traveled; while still others are riddled with detours... Breaking into and sustaining a career in the screenwriting business is hard – sometimes it can feel nearly impossible.
Enter Roadmap Writers, a team of industry veterans dedicated to equipping screenwriters with the real-world tools and training needed to take their career to the next level.

What is Roadmap Writers?

Roadmap Writers is a screenwriting education and training platform for Career Writers looking for a guided path to success. Our programs are hosted by working industry executives and are designed to empower writers with actionable tools and insights to elevate their craft and cultivate relationships with industry professionals. Since 2016, we have helped more than 185 writers sign to representation and countless others get staffed, optioned, or sell their script.

What makes Roadmap different?

We focus on quality of education rather than quantity of numbers in our programming. We pride ourselves on getting to know each writer individually and doing our best to cater to their individual needs. Because it takes so much investment, time, and care to champion and launch a writer’s professional career, we focus work on Career Writers over hobbyists. Roadmap is the only screenwriting organization that has a fully guided Tiered program that will help you build an incredibly strong foundation for lasting career success. Each program is taught by passionate working executives with a proven track record.

Who teaches our classes?

Our instructors are all working executives, managers, producers, writers, and other industry professionals. By learning from working execs, you are able to benefit from their real-world, hands-on experience and knowledge of the current marketplace. We have relationships with nearly every major company in the industry and work with hundreds of agents, managers, producers, and executives that are highly vetted and genuinely invested in helping writers grow.

Where do our classes take place?

Our programs take place 100% online (most utilize video conferencing software ZOOM). You can participate from anywhere in the world! The only requirements are a camera, a microphone, and a decent internet connection. The online classroom also provides for high-quality recordings of each class so that you can review the session at a later date.

Is Roadmap right for me?

Our focus is on what we call Career Writers. A Career Writer takes the craft seriously, understands the importance of cultivating relationships, handles feedback professionally, and puts in the time to move their career forward. There are countless writers out there and it’s important to us that we give each one of our writers the attention they deserve (and need) to succeed. It’s impossible to cater to every writer in the world, so we only work with writers that are really ready to make screenwriting a career. It doesn’t matter where you live, what your background is, or how old you are, if you’re ready to work hard, get and digest feedback, step outside your comfort zone, and challenge yourself as you’ve never been challenged before, then Roadmap is right for you!

Community

Nearly all our programs are done in a roundtable setting. This means you are going to be hearing your peers pitch and get feedback and they are going to hear your pitch and get feedback. Our Career Writer Program is for vetted writers only so you can be assured you are going to be in a community with normal writers that you can feel comfortable with. Also, all our roundtables are moderated by a Roadmap staffer to make sure everything is going smoothly at all times.

Where do I start?

The best place to start is our Pitch Prep Program in our Career Writer Program. This will give you the foundation you need to perfect your pitch and marketing strategy. From there, you will work your way up to eventually land in our Top Tier Program! This is where most of our success stories happen. By the time you get to Top Tier, you will be a writer with a distinct voice who is confident at pitching with an exciting Rolodex of executives you can call allies.

Screenwriters that work with us can take advantage of:

  • A curated, tiered screenwriting program designed to perfect the art and the business of screenwriting - from voice to marketing.
  • Focused, personal training and attention that will ensure your projects, pitches, and collaborative ability are at their best.
  • Access to high-profile executives who will provide high-quality, valuable feedback on your projects.
  • A Webinar Library packed with dozens of on-demand lectures covering all aspects of the business to help screenwriters write screenplays.
  • Online Classes designed to help an aspiring screenwriter navigate the film industry.
  • Map your route utilizing a team of industry professionals, managers, agents, producers and executives at your disposal.
     

Not sure where to start? Let's chat!

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The Roadmap Team
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JOEY TUCCIO
Joey Tuccio
Founder / CEO
joey@roadmapwriters.com

Joey started in the industry at Bold Films (Drive, Nightcrawler, Whiplash) and has read for Hugh Jackman's company, George Clooney's company, and Night and Day Pictures, to name a few. The only thing Joey is more passionate about than helping writers is rescuing dogs.

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DORIAN CONNELLEY
Dorian Connelley
Co-Founder/COO
dorian@roadmapwriters.com

Dorian was fresh off working for producer Mark Ciardi (THE ROOKIE, MIRACLE, CHAPPAQUIDDICK) when she co-founded Roadmap as its COO. She has years of experience in talent management, live events, and feature film producing. When she's not helping writers perfect their pitches, she can be found at music festivals and karaoke bars.

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JORGE GONZALEZ III
Jorge Gonzalez III
Director of Operations
jorge@roadmapwriters.com

Jorge moved to LA to be a screenwriter but soon found his passion in developing writers. He previously worked as a CE for a management and production company. Prior to Roadmap, Jorge served as the Director of Operations for The Tracking-Board and Launch Pad Competitions.

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Alexandra Davies
Director of Education
alex@roadmapwriters.com

Alexandra holds a degree in English Literature from UCLA, which she earned while pursuing acting. As an actress for many years, she learned the ins and outs of dialogue first hand, both on stage and in front of the camera. As the Director of Education at Roadmap, Alex strives to identify the most common hurdles writers face in developing their work and design classes, clinics, and webinars to address these issues. Dialogue in particular is something she's heard execs harp on time and time again, so she developed this class to tackle the subject head-on. In addition, Alex is a writer with several scripts, a novel, a short film (produced during the AT&T Shape Create-A-Thon), and a webseries (coming soon!) under her belt. Prior to Roadmap, Alex worked in live events, law, and education.

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Terra Joy
Director of Consultations & Script Services
terra@roadmapwriters.com

Terra Joy started her career in Washington, DC as a journalist, copyeditor, and communications specialist. She's been to 35+ countries, has a BA in Political Science, and loves helping other writers develop their material. Having been raised by a life coach, when she's not connecting awesome creative people with other awesome creative people, she's nerding out on psychology, analyzing her favorite movies and TV shows, and trying to find the best boba tea flavor. 

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Selene Castrovilla
Director of Authors Programs
selene@roadmapwriters.com

Selene Castrovilla is an award-winning author and publisher. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and a BA in English from New York University. Selene lives with rescue cats and nature on a Long Island lagoon. She loves hanging with writers, discussing everything from synonyms to Shakespeare.

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James Moorer
Director of Writer Outreach & Diversity Initiatives
james@roadmapwriters.com

James is an author, screenwriter, producer and motivational speaker who loves to find a way to succeed. James has also worked as an actor and voice talent on numerous projects. He's passionate about finding the story within the story and helping writers find their own given greatness. His other passion is being the San Fernando valley's expert on finding the best Pancakes.

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Tarik Woodbine
Coordinator
tarik@roadmapwriters.com

Tarik is a dramedy writer from a loud and large Caribbean family. After attending the University of Miami, he relocated to Los Angeles where he began writing sketches and short films for YouTube platforms. During that time, he also worked as a writer’s assistant for GLOW and Netflix’s Incubator Lab. He’s drawn to telling diverse and personal stories of POC characters who are into counter-culture.

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Christine Coronado
Christine Mathewson-Coronado
Director of Access Programs
christine@roadmapwriters.com

Christine was named after a Stephen King novel about a car that kills people, but it could have been worse. Christine is a glorified geek and writes horror, sci-fi and fantasy. She's worked for Monkeypaw, Hivemind and Village Roadshow and is interested in scripts about intersectional feminist narratives.

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Lorinne Eads
Lorinne Eads
Education & Operations Coordinator
lorinne@roadmapwriters.com

Lorinne is a native Southern Californian who earned her BFA in Film Production at Chapman University. Preferring to work more on the business side of filmmaking, Lorinne has worked on numerous films doing mostly post-production, scheduling, budgeting, and contracts. Since moving to San Diego to start a family, she gained several years of experience in the business world before transitioning back to her beloved entertainment industry with Roadmap Writers. Also a huge Disney fan, Lorinne spent over 5 years as a Cast Member at Disney Parks and loves taking her two young boys to The Happiest Place on Earth.

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Tracee Beebe
Tracee Beebe
Outreach Ambassador
tracee@roadmapwriters.com

Tracee Beebe is a working screenwriter and transformational coach who is passionate about inspiring writers toward their highest success. Her focus as a writer is character driven genre fare or, as she calls it, “horror with heart.”

The Roadmap Promise

Roadmap Writers prides itself on the quality of executives we bring to our programs and we work hard to get you the best feedback possible.

Our vetted executives are chosen by the legitimacy of the companies they work for and their ability to evaluate pitches and pages.

Only the executives you sign up for will be provided with your materials.