SCHEDULE: MARKETING INTENSIVE

$175 Open Pitch Session Credit (Weekends)
Pitch your project via a private 8-Min. Verbal Pitch or a 1-2 pg. Written Pitch to execs in 5x Open Pitch Sessions. You’ll receive a personalized feedback report on each pitch.
Private Strategy Call w/ Briana Hansen (Roadmap's Director of Writer Outreach)

Sun 6/2 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm PT

Ahead of the call, writers will submit a one-pager including a bio, loglines, and any traction they've gotten so far. During the call, Briana will help you nail down your strategy to get the most out of the month!
Loglines & Tonal Comps w/ Michael Poisson (Writer/Producer; Adult Swim's ROBOT CHICKEN, Netflix's RAISING DION, & Creative Director @ Silent Machine [Krysten Ritter's Company])

Tues 6/4 @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm PT

You got the basics of your Logline & Tonal Comps down in the Pitch Prep Program, but now it's time to really make sure that logline pops & that your tonal comps are effective.
Written/Verbal Combo Roundtable w/ Janet Jeffries (Development Executive, Lawrence Bender Productions - INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, HACKSAW RIDGE, GOOD WILL HUNTING)

Thurs 6/6 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT

Writers submit their 1-2 pg. written pitch for review prior to the Roundtable. During the session, writers take turns verbally pitching their brand as a writer and discussing strengths and areas of improvement specific to their pitch. Learn from the feedback given to you and the feedback given to your peers.
Researching Target Homes w/ Michael Onofri (Development Executive, LD Entertainment - JACKIE, RISEN, JACOB'S LADDER)

Tues 6/11 @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm PT

Knowing how to pitch is just half the battle - now it's time for some tools & tricks for figuring out who to pitch your projects to! The art of researching target homes is luckily one that can be taught - in this session, Michael will walk you through the process of researching target homes for your project on the internet.
Writer Bios w/ Joey Tuccio (Roadmap's CEO)

Thurs 6/13 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT

One of the most important pieces of marketing material any writer can have is an effective, informative bio that really captures who you are as a writer and as a human. During this session, you will learn all the tips & tricks you need to compose a standout bio for yourself.
Mastering Chit-Chat w/ TBD

Thurs 6/20 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT

Mastering the art of small talk or "chit-chat" before & after your pitch delivery is a key aspect to help writers stand out from the pack and leave a memorable impression. During this session, your instructor will give a short lecture on the art of chit-chat and then hold a mock elevator pitch roundtable, focusing on the before-and-after chit-chat with each writer.
"Scenarios" Verbal Pitch Roundtable

Thurs 6/27 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT

One of the most important pieces of marketing material any writer can have is an effective, informative bio that really captures who you are as a writer and as a human.