Incubator with Mara Gagnon

Online Classes
Schedule
Weekly, starting on Saturday, 10/09 @ 10:00AM - 12:00PM PT
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$399.00
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You will be sent an invoice for the remainder of your balance 2 weeks after the start of the program to the email address you use to pay the deposit. Balances must be paid in full prior to the end of the class unless prior arrangements are made. Failure to pay invoices in a timely manner will result in the forfeiture of your spot and you will not be permitted to complete the program. Questions? Email info@roadmapwriters.com.

Particularly Interested in

Animation! One-Hour TV projects including Sci-Fi, Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, and book or graphic novel adaptations. Half-Hour Animated experimental projects (i.e. MIDNIGHT GOSPEL, LOVE DEATH AND ROBOTS). Half-Hour Animated Comedy projects (i.e. BIG MOUTH). Animated projects for children (i.e. TROLL HUNTERS). Limited Series for Streamers including Sci-Fi, Dramas, Thrillers, book adaptations, and true stories (i.e. CHERNOBYL). Features for theatrical release including Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy, Action, Mystery, Animation. Features for Streaming including Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, and Animation.

Seeking / Open To
Authors (Fiction)
Authors (Non-Fiction)
Female Writers
Writers Outside LA
Feature Genres
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
Sci-Fi
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Thriller
Horror
Sub-Genres
Animation
Biopics
Books
Coming-of-Age
Crime/True Crime
Dark Comedy
Documentary Adaptations
Dystopian
Family-Friendly
Female-Driven
Futuristic
Ghosts
Graphic Novels
High-Concept
Historical
Holiday
Kids/Children
LGBTQIA+
Period Piece
Post-Apocalyptic
Psychological
Revenge
Road Trip
Socially Relevant
Space
Supernatural
True Stories
Westerns
Young Adult (YA)

Week One - Outlines and Concepts

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Your Instructor will give you verbal feedback on your outline/concept. 

Week Two - Outline Check and Prepping for Pages

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Your Instructor will give you feedback on your revised outline and make sure that your project is structurally sound. They will give you advice as you go to script. 

Week Three - Page Review

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Summary

Your Instructor will give you feedback on your pages. 

Week Four - Page Review

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Your Instructor will give you a final round of feedback on your pages and advice for the rest of your draft!

More about Mara Gagnon

Mara Gagnon has run creative development for Wes Ball’s company, Oddball Entertainment (PHOENIX FORGOTTEN) since 2016. Wes is known for directing the MAZE RUNNER franchise and will be helming the next adaptation of PLANET OF THE APES for Disney. Mara reads scripts and works with writers to get their projects studio-ready. She particularly enjoys screenplays that bend the rules of their genre. Oddball currently has both feature and television projects set up with major studios and streamers and is focused on using new technology and innovation to bring large world-building fantasy or science fiction-driven scripts to life for less.

How it Works

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 your syllabus, instructions for submitting material (if any), and the link to join the Live Class. Sessions are conducted via video conferencing software ZOOM. You will receive a link to the recording of the session via email following the live session.

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.