Milana Edwards

Executive Assistant @ Platform One Media
Sunday 11/15 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Particularly Interested In: 

Pilots that are socially relevant and drama bending pieces that could be on premium television. The next version of I May Destroy You, preferably female driven.

About Your Host

Milana Edwards was born and raised in southeast San Diego. As a first-generation college graduate, Milana places a lot of personal emphasis on equality in education. While pursuing her BA in English from Georgetown University, Milana worked with education activist organizations which led her to join the Teach For America (TFA), Washington DC corps where she taught at-risk students. She transitioned into the film industry in 2017 when she was accepted in the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC ('19) and produced her first short film Hoop Dreamin’ which was accepted into multiple film festivals including Pan African Film Festival and the Forbes Thirty Under 30 festival and secured airline distribution. In the last 3 years, Milana has produced 5 short films.Her most recent project NATIVES was recently accepted into the San Francisco Black Film Festival and the Official Latino Film and Arts Festival. She is a 2020 Film Independent Producing Lab fellow and in development on her first feature film. As a writer and producer, she seeks to create content for and by women of color. Her long-term aspiration is to own a production company dedicated to traditional and new-media that provides storytellers with a platform to tell their own authentic truths. Milana is a recipient of Frank Volpe Endowed Scholarship, the Stark Special Production Grant and is a T. Howard Alumni.

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
  • Thriller
  • Dramedy
  • All Budgets

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Thriller
  • Dramedy
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

Subgenres
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Female-Driven
  • Latin / Spanish-Language
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Political
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Socially Relevant

Specifically not interested in:

Projects that are broad or have a network feeling


Books
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime
  • Detective
  • Female-Driven
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Revenge
  • True Crime
  • Women's Fiction