Ayo Kepher-Maat

Director of Acquisitions
Sunday 5/5 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

About Your Host

Ayo Kepher-Maat is Director of Acquisitions at NEON, an independent film distribution company. Company credits include the Sundance-winning APOLLO 11, CLEMENCY with Alfre Woodard, LUCE with Naomi Watts and Octavia Spencer, the Cannes nominated drama PARASITE, LITTLE MONSTERS with Lupita Nyong’o, the Sundance-winning drama drama MONOS, The Tribeca-nominated LITTLE WOODS and the Oscar-nominated drama BORDER. Ayo previously worked at Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Arcade, and Creative Artists Agency. Upon graduating from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Cinema and Television Arts, she interned at various film organizations including the International Documentary Association, Sundance Institute, and the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


If you have any questions at all about this program, email coordinator@roadmapwriters.com!

Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $10MM

  • Animation
  • Biopics
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Dystopian
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • Inspirational
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA