Matthew Koss

Creative Development Producer @ Independent
Sunday 10/18 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Particularly Interested In:

Drama/Comedy/Suspense features. Similar in tone to THE HALF OF IT, THE BIRDCAGE and UNDERWATER. Mostly interested in distinctive character voices, with a sub focus on LGBTQ stories.

Pitch Tips

Pitch to me like you're speaking with a friend. The enthusiasm for plot/character/commercial potential should be palpable.

About Your Host

Matthew Koss is a Creative Development Producer, formerly at Zero Gravity Management, which is best known for the hit Netflix drama OZARK, and the acclaimed action-thriller THE ACCOUNTANT. He is an experienced reader and consultant, providing notes on hundreds of screenplays and is currently in development on multiple features and TV series. Matt recently appeared on the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Podcast WRITE ON, discussing his work with writers and what he looks for in development. He moved to Los Angeles from Melbourne after completing a double degree in criminology and business management. He graduated from the New York Film Academy with a Masters in film/tv producing and has since worked at various management/production companies such as MGMT Entertainment and Sundance Institute. If you’re ever around in Melbourne, make sure to catch one of his writer networking events!

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 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.

Questions?

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

Specializes in:

Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • All Budgets

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Network
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

Subgenres
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Musicals
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Young Adult (YA)

Specifically not interested in:

Fantasy


Books