[Welcome] Group Mentorship with Emily Precious

Welcome to your Group Mentorship!


In this syllabus, you will find dates, join links, and assignments.

Questions? Email alex@roadmapwriters.com

ASSIGNMENT #1: Submit Your Screenplay to Mentor

Due Date / Time
Submission Format

Attach to email as a PDF.

Additional Instructions

Email your full script to your Mentor NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM PT AT LEAST 3 DAYS PRIOR to class.

Please be sure to put your name and the date and time of class in the subject line of your email. 

You should also include your Title, Format, Genre, Logline, and Comps in the body of the email.

Week #1: Introduction and Script Feedback

Date / Time
Summary

Your mentor will read your full script prior to the first session and will give each writer 20-30 min. of notes. Get personalized feedback on your pages and ask your mentor any questions about your script and the industry! 

ASSIGNMENT #2: Writers' Challenge

Due Date / Time
Submission Format

Attach as a PDF.

Additional Instructions

Write a 3-5 page scene in response to the Mentor’s prompt. Email your scene to Mentor and your classmates NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM PT AT LEAST 3 DAYS PRIOR to class.

Begin revising your script for Week #3.

Week #2: Writers' Challenge & Pitch Roundtable

Date / Time
Summary

Your mentor will assign each writer a personalized writing prompt to see how you adapt to a "writing assignment" for group discussion. Following feedback & discussion of the Challenge submissions, you'll have the opportunity to test out the 5-7 min. verbal pitch for one of your projects and receive feedback from your mentor and peers.

ASSIGNMENT #3: Submit Your Revised Script to Exec

Due Date / Time
Submission Format

Attach to email as a PDF.

Additional Instructions

Finish revising your script and email to Mentor and your classmates AT LEAST 3 DAYS PRIOR to class.

Week #3: Final Script Review

Date / Time
Summary

Your mentor will read another full script prior to the session—it's your choice to get a second round of notes on your script to really make it shine or work on an entirely different script altogether! Following 20-25 min. of feedback for each writer, your mentor will open the floor to group discussion of the revised scripts, then open it up to live Q&A so come with questions!

ASSIGNMENT #4: Next Steps One-Pager

Due Date / Time
Submission Format

Attach to email as a PDF.

Additional Instructions

Create a one-pager with your bio, loglines, ultimate goals, and traction so far (contest success, requests/successful meetings, option and shopping agreements, etc.) and send it to your Mentor NO LATER THAN 6:00 PM PT AT LEAST 3 DAYS PRIOR to class.

Week #4: Next Steps Clinic & Pitch Roundtable

Date / Time
Summary

Your mentor will review a one-pager of your bio, loglines, any traction, and questions about where you're at and what you should focus on next when it comes to your screenwriting career. Get actionable career advice on what your next steps should be, plus you'll have the opportunity to get final thoughts on your reworked verbal pitch. This is your last change for live Q&A, so come with questions!

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.