And The Winner Is...Summit: A Conversation w/ Chris Rosati

Chris Rosati
Director of Development
Monkeypaw Productions (Jordan Peele's Company)

When you hear about films that have pushed the envelope and raised the bar, the movie GET OUT is on the top of the list. Made for only $5MM, GET OUT grossed over $250MM and is shook up awards season, even taking home the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

Roadmap is excited to have executive Chris Rosati of Monkeypaw Productions as part of our And The Winner Is...Summit! Monkeypaw Productions is led by the director/writer of GET OUT, Jordan Peele. This Master Webinar will cover the horror and drama feature landscape and what the market is craving.

This 90 Minute Master Webinar Will Cover:

  • Chris will introduce himself and an overview of Monkeypaw Productions (and the important footprint they want to make on the industry)
  • Familiar tropes he finds in horror and drama scripts that are overdone
  • Chris will spotlight a horror and drama project he has worked on and what elements he helped develop to get it off the ground
  • The importance of writing with a point of view and how that should affect everything in a script
  • The biggest pitfalls writers fall into when pitching horror and drama projects
About Your Host

Chris Rosati is the Director of Development at Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions. Monkeypaw recently produced the box office smash and Oscar winner for Original Screenplay GET OUT with Blumhouse Productions and Universal. Before working at Monkeypaw, Chris worked at management company Principato Young Entertainment. Monkeypaw has a keen eye toward promoting diversity.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!


If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recording, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at!

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