Group Mentorship with Justin Ross

Writing Programs
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$449.00
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Sold Out - Waitlist Available!
Particularly Interested In

High-Concept. LGBT.

Feature Genres
Drama
Comedy
RomCom
Sci-Fi
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Thriller
Horror
Budget Range
All Budget Ranges
TV Formats
Half-Hour Pilots (single-cam)
One-Hour Pilots
Limited Series
TV Movies
TV Homes
Network
Cable
Premium Cable
Streaming
TV Genres
Drama
Comedy
Sci-Fi
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Thriller
Horror
Sub-Genres
Biopics
Book Adaptation
Buddy
Coming-of-Age
Crime/True Crime
Dark Comedy
Documentary Adaptations
Dystopian
Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
Family-Friendly
Female-Driven
Futuristic
Ghosts
Graphic Novels
High-Concept
Historical
Holiday
Inspirational
Kids/Children
Latinx
LGBTQIA+
Musicals
Period Piece
Political
Post-Apocalyptic
Psychological
Revenge
Road Trip
Romance
Socially Relevant
Space
Spiritual
Sports
Supernatural
True Stories
Westerns
Workplace
Young Adult (YA)
Specifically Not Interested In

Horror that is just blood and guts with no story behind it. Raunchy Comedy that is written just to be raunchy but has no story behind it.

Week #1: Introduction and Script Feedback

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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! 

Week #2: Writers' Challenge & Pitch Roundtable

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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.

Week #3: Final Script Review

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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!

Week #4: Next Steps Clinic & Pitch Roundtable

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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 chance for live Q&A, so come with questions!

More about Justin Ross

Born and raised in the Midwest, Justin Ross is currently the Executive Vice President of Development and Production for Bohemia Group Originals (A DARK PLACE, MORE THAN RIVALS, Spike Lee’s SON OF THE SOUTH, Taylor Sheridan’s UNTRAINED). From the Midwest, Justin began his career as a spec screenwriter for director Maguy Cohen (12 YEARS A SLAVE, GHOST PROTOCOL). He moved on to work as Creative Executive for Intrinsic Value Films (TESLA, 7 SPLINTERS IN TIME, THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES) where he secured relationships with top talent, including Scott Free Productions and the estates of prolific authors Ray Bradbury and Philip K. Dick. Justin’s passion is connecting good people and great stories.

How it Works

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel for a full refund up to 5 days prior to the start of the class. Cancellations requested after this period will be ineligible for refunds.

Please ensure you are familiar with our Code of Conduct.

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.