Instant Karma: Sit Down with filmmakers Mitesh Patel & Scott Gore

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So the pandemic has settled upon this great land of ours and upended all that is good. The economy has crashed...companies are closing and film production has come to a screeching halt. Life as we know it has changed forever. Or has it? In this topsy turvy world where multi-million dollar film productions are on […]

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Creating a Narrative Podcast

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Who hasn't been listening to their favorite podcasts on repeat? We can't get enough of them, and narrative podcasts in particular have exploded recently. Homecoming, anyone? Turns out, there's a whole host of benefits to making an audio drama: the barrier to entry is low, you get to be the one in control of the […]

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Writing, Financing & Making Your First Feature

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When we first started our screenwriting journey, we all likely dreamed of seeing our projects get made. From the opening shots to watching the credits roll, there's nothing like seeing your film screening for the first time. But how do you make that happen? There are a number of different ways, including making your film […]

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Writers’ Insights Workshop

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Writers’ Insights is a monthly workshop designed to gain better understanding of your writing. A friendly environment where participants will bring 10 pages of their work (please bring enough copies for all attendees) to read aloud as a group. Constructive feedback is given as to how the readers experienced your story...what worked well, where clarity […]

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Opening Pages Analysis

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To really help ensure our writers shine, Roadmap Writers offers a FREE Opening Pages Workshop to our community.  In an online group setting utilizing video conferencing software ZOOM, Roadmap Writers' CEO Joey Tuccio will give several volunteer writers specific feedback on their opening 3 pages. The pages will be shared on screen with the rest of the group so everybody can learn from the feedback. The Opening Page Analysis will start with a lecture on some of […]

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Creating Compelling Characters

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Compelling characters are what keeps a reader turning pages. Sure, you need a great plot—but its how your characters handle that plot that makes your story truly unique. Your reader needs to care about them and their ultimate fate. Literary agent Cassandra Rodgers and award-winning author/publisher Selene Castrovilla will discuss the components involved in character […]

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Screenplay Analysis: Jaws

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THIS ROUNDTABLE WILL BE VIRTUAL...WE WILL MEET ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM. WE WILL SEND OUT THE LINK A FEW DAYS OUT FROM THE ROUNDTABLE. ANALYSIS OF A SCREENPLAY PRESENTS: JAWS It's common knowledge that to make a great film you must first start with a great script. But what is a great script? What elements make […]

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Directing a Successful Action Sequence for your Film or Series

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Action sequences are no longer solely confined to big budget features. Movies and series of every size demand them. And while they can boost the status and popularity of a project, they are also complex and difficult to shoot and require special treatment and knowledge from the director. They are, in some way, mini silent […]

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How to Adapt a True Story as a Film or Series

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Somebody, somewhere, has an incredible story that you want to tell. Maybe it’s your own. Maybe it’s historic. Maybe it’s so compelling, that it keeps you up at night. It’s high time you adapt that story for the screen! More and more adaptations are showing up on screen, moving writers like you into a new […]

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Briana’s Pitchin’ Good Time!

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To really help ensure our writers are knocking their pitches out of the park, join this FREE interactive webinar to give you the tools on creating a solid pitch! Director of Writer Outreach, Briana Hansen, draws from her background in acting, comedy, and writing to lead an open roundtable discussion on all things pitching. Focuses […]

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Writers’ Insights Workshop

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Writers’ Insights is a monthly workshop designed to gain better understanding of your writing. A friendly environment where participants will bring 10 pages of their work (please bring enough copies for all attendees) to read aloud as a group. Constructive feedback is given as to how the readers experienced your story...what worked well, where clarity […]

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Opening Pages Analysis

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To really help ensure our writers shine, Roadmap Writers offers a FREE Opening Pages Workshop to our community.  In an online group setting utilizing video conferencing software ZOOM, Roadmap Writers' CEO Joey Tuccio will give several volunteer writers specific feedback on their opening 3 pages. The pages will be shared on screen with the rest of the group so everybody can learn from the feedback. The Opening Page Analysis will start with a lecture on some of […]

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