Career Writer Program: Industry Access On-Ramp Program

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SCHEDULE - Wednesdays:

1x Open Pitch Session (Weekends) | Verbal or Written Pitch
Choose from dozens of execs to pitch your project to for their valuable feedback. You can choose to pitch via a private 8-minute Skype session or submit a 1-2 page written pitch.

Week #1 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm PT | Pitch Prep Webinar
Hosted by Chris Deckard | Manager, Fictional Entity

Week #2 @ 5:00pm - 6:00pm PT | Combs' Corner
Hosted by Brandon Combs | Creative Director, Roadmap Writers

Week #2 @ 6:30pm - 8pm PT | Interactive Logline Clinic
Hosted by Dorian Connelley | COO, Roadmap Writers

Week #3 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT | Elevator Pitch Roundtable
Hosted by a rotating roster of managers & executives!

Week #4 @ 6:30pm - 7:30pm PT | Opening Pages Analysis
Hosted by Joey Tuccio | CEO, Roadmap Writers

Sundays @ 4:00pm - 5:30pm PT | Sunday Webinars

This month you will: Learn a formula to structure your logline. Master tone and voice when pitching. Practice with professionals who can help you identify where your pitch is weakest - and strongest. And gain confidence for the hot seat!

Industry Access On-Ramp Program

Here's a little secret: being the most talented writer in the world will only take you so far in Hollywood. Professional writers know this, and so, to push their scripts ahead of the pack, they are excellent at expanding their network and keeping their pitches sharp. Roadmap brings a unique program to make our writers as competitive as ever.

At Roadmap Writers Industry Access On-Ramp, we provide writers with educational tools, collaboration opportunities, and pitching strategies to help writers take their craft to the next level. Also, just for being a member, you'll receive access to bonus sessions, exclusive discounts, and secret executives not available to the general public.

All sessions take place 100% online utilizing video conferencing software ZOOM so writers can participate from anywhere in the world!

On-Ramp is a program that can be repeated monthly as the content and execs available refresh each month - choose multiple months & save!

Save $20 if you start a $59 monthly subscription to the Roadmap Writers Industry Access On-Ramp!


Session Formats

Pitch Prep Webinar: Learn the general structure of a pitch. Hone in on the basic goals of pitching. Get tips on holding an exec's attention during your pitch. And you'll hear an example verbal pitch to get you off on the right foot!

Interactive Logline Clinic: Having trouble with your logline? Want a formula for how to compose an effective logline? Members can workshop together with Roadmap's COO Dorian Connelley to create a standout logline!

Combs' Corner: Roadmap's Creative Director Brandon Combs gives you a behind-the-scenes look at pitch sessions, interacting with executives, the life of an aspiring screenwriter, tips on staying sane, avoiding writer’s block, networking techniques, getting your work out there and more!

Elevator Pitch Roundtable: Have a 5-Minute Elevator Pitch to an industry professional in an online roundtable setting for their valuable feedback. Previous elevator pitch sessions included execs from Dark Trick Films (Ryan Reynolds' company), Fictional Entity, Original Film, Rumble Films, and Lawrence Bender Productions. 

Opening Pages Analysis: Roadmap's CEO Joey Tuccio discusses some of the immediate reasons an executive might pass on your work...and you might not even know you're doing one of these things! Remember, most execs won't read past page 5 if they aren't hooked from the start. Joey will give several volunteer writers specific feedback on their opening 3 pages. The pages will be shared on screen with the rest of the group so everybody can learn from the feedback.

Webinars: These 90-minute sessions are taught by working screenwriters and industry executives. A comprehensive range of writing and marketing topics is covered by each professional. A live Q&A follows every presentation to address your specific concerns.

On-Ramp is an introduction to the Career Writer Program. Writers must complete Steps 1-3 to be considered for our Top Tier Program.

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