Justin Ross

EVP of Development & Production @ Bohemia Group Originals
Saturday 3/14 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm PT
Great for studio-level features; intriguing, original, and subversive works for TV!
Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Pitch Tips

Concept and character win the day! A fun or clever or heartfelt pitch goes a very long way too. Tell me about it like you are telling me about this great movie you just saw.

About Your Host
Justin Ross was born and raised in the Midwest. He began his film career as a screenwriter. In 2008, he joined Intrinsic Value Films first as Creative Executive. During his tenure at Intrinsic, he secured relationships with top talent, including Scott Free Productions and the estates of authors Ray Bradbury and Philip K. Dick. Mr. Ross joined Bohemia Group Originals (the production arm of international talent management company, Bohemia Group) as Director of Production in 2015 and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Development and Production in 2016 where he championed the company’s first feature, A DARK PLACE (distributed by Gravitas Ventures; winner of “Best Thriller” at the Manhattan Film Festival). Further credits include Associate Producer on the Spike Lee Executive Produced SON OF THE SOUTH and Executive Producer on the forthcoming MORE THAN RIVALS by the writer of HOOSIERS and RUDY and to be directed by the legendary Nick Castle. He currently lives in Los Angeles and continues to write, connecting his two passions: good people and great stories.

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 instructions on how to submit your 1-2 pg. written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 72 hours prior to the start of the session. The executive will have reviewed your written pitch prior to the session.
  • During the session, your 8-min. meeting with the executive will take place via video conferencing software ZOOM. The join link for your session will be included in the Order Summary of your Order Confirmation email. You may click the join link at any time prior to your scheduled time to download the software, but please note you will be held in a waiting room until it's your turn.
  • At the start of your session, you should pitch yourself / your brand as a screenwriter in 1-2 min., and then open it up for the exec's notes and discussion of your written pitch. 
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback 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.

Questions?

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

Specializes in:

Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • *Elevated and intelligent only for horror please!
  • All Budgets

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • *Elevated and intelligent only for horror please!
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Network
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

Subgenres
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Dystopian
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Inspirational
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Musicals
  • Period Pieces
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA

Specifically not interested in:

Gruesome slasher films or exploitive films.


Books
  • Apocalyptic
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • Book Series
  • "Buddy"
  • Comic Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Cookbooks
  • Crime
  • Detective
  • Dystopian
  • Erotica
  • Essays
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Historical Fiction
  • Holiday
  • How-To
  • Inspirational
  • Kids/Children
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Literary Fiction
  • Magic
  • Memoirs
  • Mystery
  • Non-Fiction
  • Paranormal
  • Period Piece
  • Personal Growth
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Self-Help
  • Short Stories
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • Supernatural
  • Suspense
  • True Crime
  • True Stories
  • Women's Fiction
  • Young Adult (YA) / Teen