About Chris

Since co-founding the management/production company Fictional Entity in late 2016, Chris Deckard has developed an international clientele that includes writers, directors, actors, and producers.

Chris’ clients have been named to The Black List, The Hit List, The Young & Hungry List, The Blood List and been lauded by the PAGE Awards, The Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Awards, The Australian Writers Guild, and The Australian Directors Guild. His clients have written, directed, starred, and produced in numerous formats, including Features, TV, Virtual Reality, and Podcasts, independently and for companies like Netflix, NBCUniversal, Warner Bros., Amazon, Blumhouse, Comedy Central, TruTV, Super Deluxe, Hallmark, CBS, CryptTV, PopTV, VH1, Facebook, E!, and MSNBC.

Chris has judged script competitions for UCLA and Australians in Film, and was a mentor at the 2017 Stowe Story Labs. He has worked with countless writers through Roadmap and has seen mentees go on to get signed, win competitions, and get optioned.

Prior to Fictional Entity, Chris spent over seven years working with and representing talent at major agencies such as ICM Partners and WME. He has worked closely with traditional and new media buyers to find and develop content for domestic and international audiences. In addition to helping cast and package numerous features and series, he has evaluated thousands of scripts for actors and directors. Chris graduated from Cornell University and earned his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School.

Chris' Pitch Tip: Structure and Character are very important. Show me why I should care about your character and what they are trying to accomplish. Give me a sense of how they will grow as characters as a result of the story.


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In this special 8-Min Read Only Session, Chris Deckard from Fictional Entity will read your script for 8 minutes and provide a feedback report on that read that you will receive within 5 business days of the scheduled session. This is in lieu of a written or verbal pitch.

Material Due: Saturday 11/24 @ 9:00am PT

This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

Features: Budgets to $50MM

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Sci-Fi
  • Action
  • Thriller
  • Horror

TV Projects:

  • Network, Cable & Streaming
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series

 

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Sci-Fi
  • Thriller
  • Horror

Other themes & formats that interest this exec:

  • Coming-of-Age
  • Revenge
  • Futuristic
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Road Trip
  • "Buddy"
  • Inspirational
  • True Stories
  • Biopics
  • Female-Driven
  • Period Piece
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Psychological
  • High-Concept

The Roadmap Promise

  • Our vetted executives are chosen by the legitimacy of the company they work for and their ability to evaluate pitches.
  • Only the executive you sign up for will see your pitch.
  • Roadmap works hard to get you the best feedback possible.
  • You will receive instructions on free pitching training after your session.
  • Unless otherwise notified, feedback will be returned to you within 5 business days of the session or you will receive a credit for a future pitch.

How To Submit

After you sign up, you will receive instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch.

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 feedback on your pitch in 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.