About John

John Houselog graduated from USC's School of Cinematic Arts with a degree in Production. He started his career interning at Legendary Entertainment and has since moved up the ranks working as an Assistant and Coordinator aiding extensively with development of a full slate of projects set up on both the studio and independent side.

Company credits include We're the Millers with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis, Red Dawn with Chris Hemsworth and the upcoming action/horror Patient Zero with Natalie Dormer and Stanley Tucci.

    John's Script Tip: Character is priority. Structure is secondary. Stories about exciting characters doing exciting things in an exciting way is key!

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    In this special 8-Min Read Only Session, John Houselog from Vincent Newman Entertainment 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 8/18 @ 9:00am PT

    This is for writers with the below formats & genres:

    Features:  Budgets to $50MM

    • Comedy
    • Sci-Fi
    • Action
    • Adventure
    • Fantasy
    • Thriller
    • Horror

    TV Projects:

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


    • Comedy
    • Action
    • Thriller
    • Horror

    Other themes & formats that interest this exec:

    • Revenge
    • Female-Driven
    • Crime/True Crime
    • Psychological
    • High-Concept
    • Books
    • Graphic Novels
    • Documentary Adaptations
    • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
    • Diverse Stories
    • Family-Friendly

    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.