Want ongoing career guidance?
The industry is a wild place and you can find yourself going around in circles trying to find the best route forward.
We're excited to introduce a monthly career guidance program with an all time Roadmap favorite! Devon is an experienced reader and manager and will impart his wisdom to his writers every month.
Consistency and networking are crucial in this industry and this program will help you achieve both!
This Monthly Career Coaching consists of bi-weekly email correspondence and 1 live virtual roundtable with Devon. This is an opportunity to flesh out your brand, ask industry-related questions, learn about the current industry landscape, get networking tips and figure out the best way to position your material in the marketplace. You can even bring in feedback you received from other execs and have Devon help you figure out how to best implement them.
Note: if you register after the month begins, you will start your program the following month.
Devon Byers is a literary manager with Heroes and Villains Entertainment based in Los Angeles. He and his partner, Krista Sipp, joined HVE after founding their own management company First Friday Entertainment in 2017.
Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Devon started his career in physical production where he produced and coordinated award-winning independent films and commercials. He soon moved to Los Angeles to attend the American Film Institute Conservatory where he graduated with an MFA in Producing. Devon continued his freelance career before making the switch to development at production company Ideate Media (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency) and working there for nearly four years.
Currently, Devon is focused on representing clients with a unique worldview and fresh voices who have something to say in all genres. He is also interested in cultivating IP that speaks to new audiences.
Cancellation Policy: You may cancel for a full refund up to 5 days prior to the start of the program. Cancellations requested after this period will be ineligible for refunds.
Please ensure you are familiar with our Code of Conduct.