Rashonda Joplin

Scripted Development Exec @ 2911 Productions
Saturday 7/18
Dramedies meant for the streaming or premium cable space; grounded psychological thriller series; true crime hour long pilots; tv shows based off IP

Roadmap Exclusive Interview!

Aside from a well-introduced world/hero, is there anything else you look for in the first 8-15 pages of a script? 

At least a seed of the internal conflict for the main character.

If you could have been part of any movie or TV show that's been out in the past 2 years, what would it be?

FLEABAG Season 2.

Pitch Tips

Character driven over plot driven with strong opening scenes

About Your Host

Rashonda Joplin graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and began her career in advertising copywriting working for brands such as Kashi, JetBlue, and the Charlotte Bobcats. Upon completing her graduate program at Savannah College of Art and Design, she worked in production at the Georgia Film Commission office. Production lead her to Studio71, where she wrote for talent such as Shay Mitchell, Bethany Moda and Sky Gaven during the launch of their digital platforms which transitioned her into development. She’s helped produce projects across digital, television and film including one of YouTube Red’s first premium shows with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s Seven Bucks and indie darling, Plus One, with Ben Stiller’s Red Hour. This led her to her most recent position as Director of Scripted Development for MGM Television where she continued to champion the narratives of diverse voices and advocate for untapped talent.

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 script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages 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:


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

Subgenres
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • Inspirational
  • Psychological
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Diverse Writers

Books

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