Tam Sackman

Head of Development @ Sad Unicorn
Sunday 9/13

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Particularly Interested In: 

Half-Hour Cable & Streaming Dramedies, Female-Focused Stories, LGBTQ Stories, Witty Comedies, Coming-Of-Age, Absurd Sketch

Pitch Tips

Make me laugh, know your characters intimately!

About Your Host

Tam Sackman is an independent manager. She has worked with writers, performers and stand-ups during her time at APA in their touring, talent and literary departments. She has been an assistant to the actor/writer/producer Jason Sudeikis, the film director Yann Demange and the pop star Halsey. She is currently helping the author Mira Jacob develop her book 'Good Talk' for television. She works with writers and actors in the comedy, dramedy and drama spaces, and produces live comedy in Brooklyn.

HOW IT WORKS


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.

Questions?

If you have any questions at all about this program, email coordinator@roadmapwriters.com!

Specializes in:

Features
  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Budgets to $5MM

TV
  • Drama
  • Comedy
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
TV Homes
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

Subgenres
  • Animation
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Psychological
  • Road Trip
  • Socially Relevant
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Webseries
  • Writers Outside LA
  • NOT INTERESTED IN: Fantasy, History, Period Pieces

Books
  • Autobiographies
  • Biographies
  • "Buddy"
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Essays
  • Female-Driven
  • Futuristic
  • High-Concept
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Literary Fiction
  • Memoirs
  • Personal Growth
  • Poetry
  • Psychological
  • Road Trip
  • Self-Help
  • Short Stories
  • Socially Relevant
  • Women's Fiction