Here's a little secret: being the most talented writer in the world will only take you so far in Hollywood. Professional writers know this, and so, to push their scripts ahead of the pack, they are excellent at expanding their network and keeping their pitches sharp. Roadmap brings a unique program to make our writers as competitive as ever.
At Roadmap Writers Industry Access On-Ramp, we provide writers with educational tools, collaboration opportunities, and pitching strategies to help writers take their craft to the next level. Also, just for being a member, you'll receive exclusive discounts and access to secret executives not available to the general public.
All sessions take place 100% online utilizing video conferencing software ZOOM so writers can participate from anywhere in the world!
The month-long program includes:
1x Open Pitch Session (Weekends) - Verbal or Written Pitch
- Choose from dozens of execs to pitch your project to. You can choose to pitch via a private 8-minute Skype session or submit a 1-2 page written pitch.
Pitch Prep Webinar: Wednesday 11/7 @ 6:30pm PT
Hosted by Chris Deckard - Manager, Fictional Entity
- Manager Chris Deckard will host a 60 minute Pitch Prep Webinar covering the most important elements every pitch should have. Ask Chris questions as well to help you overcome any obstacles you are facing with your pitch.
Combs' Corner: Wednesday 11/14 @ 5:00pm PT
Hosted by Brandon Combs - Creative Director, Roadmap Writers
- In this 60-min. industry Insider Interactive Webinar with Roadmap's Creative Director Brandon Combs gives writers a filterless behind-the-scenes look at what turns execs on and off, covering everything from pitching to the final pages of a screenplay.
Live Logline Workshop: Weds 11/14 @ 6:30pm PT
Hosted by Roadmap's COO and Logline Whisperer Dorian Connelley
- Having trouble with your logline? Want a formula for how to compose an effective logline? Members can workshop together with Dorian to create a standout logline! Please email the logline you want to work on in the workshop to firstname.lastname@example.org!
Elevator Pitch Roundtable: Sun 11/18 @ 11:00am PT
- Have a 5-Minute Elevator Pitch to 3 execs in an online roundtable setting. Previous elevator pitch sessions included execs from Dark Trick Films (Ryan Reynold's production company), Fictional Entity, Original Film, Rumble Films and Lawrence Bender Productions.
All 4x Sunday Webinars @ 4:00pm PT
to check out this month's roster of 4pm Sunday Webinars!
*All live Webinars are recorded so if you can't make it we will email you the recording following the session!
- Every Sunday, participate in a live Webinar covering a wide range of screenwriting & industry topics. All webinars are recorded so if you can't attend live, you will still get the recording after! Some of our past popular webinars include Demystifying Film Finance, Breaking Down Sitcom Structure, How to Kill a General Meeting and How to Option Books & Other Intellectual Property.
Peer-to-Peer Mondays: every Monday @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm PT
- In these Peer-to-Peer sessions, you can get on ZOOM with other Career Writer Program Members to work with each other on your pitches & projects. There will not be an exec present - this is just for extra practice with one another! You may also choose to use this session for help with your logline, tonal comps, etc...It's completely up to you!
Save $20 if you start a monthly subscription to the Roadmap Writers Industry Access On-Ramp!