About Scott

Scott Varnado began his career in the film industry working as an on-set assistant for director Lee Daniels on both THE PAPERBOY and THE BUTLER. After moving from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 2013 and before joining the Rumble team, Scott spent time working for director Simon West, producer Randall Emmett, and for producers Doug Mankoff and Andrew Spaulding of Echo Lake Entertainment. In 2017, for Rumble Films' SMALL CRIMES, Scott served as post-production coordinator, and Scott served as associate producer on the upcoming Rumble Films productions DONNYBROOK and SEMPER FI. Scott also writes and directs his own content, having made a Civil War-era action short entitled THE FREE STATE OF JONES in 2010. The factual events on which this short film are based upon served as the basis for a feature film of the same name, starring Matthew McConaughey and released in 2016. The head of Rumble Films, David Lancaster, has produced WHIPLASH, EYE IN THE SKY, NIGHTCRAWLER and SMALL CRIMES, among many others.

Scott also writes and directs his own content, having made a Civil War-era action short entitled THE FREE STATE OF JONES in 2010. The factual events on which this short film are based upon served as the basis for a feature film of the same name, starring Matthew McConaughey and released in 2016. The head of Rumble Films, David Lancaster, has produced WHIPLASH, EYE IN THE SKY, NIGHTCRAWLER and SMALL CRIMES, among many others.


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In this special 8-Min Read Only Session, Scott Varnado from Rumble Films 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 12/15 @ 9:00am PT

This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

Features: Budgets to $20MM

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Sci-Fi
  • 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
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Female-Driven
  • Period Piece
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Psychological
  • High-Concept
  • Books
  • Graphic Novels
  • Documentary Adaptations

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.