Summer is here! Time for lemonade, weekends at the pool or the beach, and the return of the summer blockbuster to the theaters. Whether it's a brand new film we've been hyped for since the first trailer dropped or an old favorite we revisit every year, we love them all.
In honor of the blockbuster's return to the theater, Roadmap has gathered five of our favorite webinars from the past six years to give you a taste of what it takes to make these movies.
This On-Demand Bundle Includes:
- Big Box Office: International Markets & Why They Matter
- Everyone Loves A Villain: Creating Compelling Antagonists
- Navigating Adaptations
- The Ins & Outs of Option, Shopping & Attachment Agreements w/ Sean Pope
- Understanding the Action Film with Sandino Moya-Smith (not available individually)
Purchased individually, these webinar recordings would total $170, but with this bundle, you can have all five for just $65 (a savings of $105)!
Roadmap Writers is a talent training and discovery platform for screenwriters ready for a guided path to success. Our programs are hosted by working industry executives and are designed to empower writers with actionable tools and insights to elevate your craft and cultivate relationships with industry professionals. Since 2016, we have helped more than 250 writers sign to representation and countless others get staffed, optioned, or sell their script.
Drew Smith is the creative executive at Unique Features founded by Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, who have produced dozens of high profile films including: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET films, THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy and the AUSTIN POWERS films. At Unique, Drew is responsible for bringing in project ideas, exposing the company to new talent, and providing insight on current projects to better reach a worldwide audience. Prior to joining Unique, he was the manager of acquisitions at The Steel Company and brokered deals on behalf of some of the biggest international distributors at film markets including Cannes, Berlin, and Toronto.
After graduating from Missouri State University with a degree in Mass Media, Dan Ingram moved to Los Angeles where he received his MFA from New York Film Academy in Screenwriting. After briefly working in reality television, he was hired by the President of Production for De Laurentiis Company as Creative Executive during the run of the hit NBC series HANNIBAL.
Sean Pope works with producers and production companies focusing on all aspects of production legal services from development to distribution, with a particular focus towards documentaries and docu-series.
He serves as production counsel for Emmy award-winning companies Boardwalk Pictures (CHEF'S TABLE, CHEER) and Scout Productions (QUEER EYE), as well as Caliwood Pictures (A NICE GIRL LIKE YOU) and The Solution Entertainment Group (KILLERMAN, LINE OF DUTY, HONEST THIEF). Other recent highlights include 2021 Tribeca Film Festival titles ACCEPTED, CLAYDREAM and NO MAN OF GOD and A.V. Rockwell’s directorial debut A THOUSAND AND ONE.
Sean enjoys being a part of teams that help elevate unconventional stories, and he delights in sharing his experience with young producers, writers and lawyers when he has the opportunity.
Sandino Moya-Smith is the VP of Production at MGM where he is currently working on the upcoming films No Time To Die, Respect, and Samaritan. He was previously VP of Production at Limelight Entertainment where he put together Palm Springs (2020) and was a Production Executive at June Pictures, where he worked on films including The Florida Project (2017), Book Club (2018), Wildlife (2018), and Dude (2018). Prior, he worked for Gary Ross on such films as The Hunger Games (2012), Free State of Jones (2016), and Ocean’s Eight (2018). Sandino is Indigenous Mexican and the son immigrant farmworkers turned civil rights advocates who instilled in him at an early age the power of using your voice for change. He received his degree in Cinema from San Francisco State University in 2008.
If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recordings, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at email@example.com!