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I believe that most screenwriting books, seminars, blogs and other screenwriting resources don’t spend nearly enough time on teaching people how to market their screenplays. SellingYourScreenplay.com tries to bridge that gap.

When I started out in the industry I didn’t know anyone. I was just a guy with a few ideas and a dream. With a lot of hard work and persistence I have been able to sell several screenplays (click here to view my credits on IMDB) by applying the exact lessons I’m going to teach you on this blog. It’s not quick or easy and it’s going to take a lot of hard work. But if you’re willing to do the work I believe that you too can have some success as a screenwriter.

There are no shortcuts and neither I, nor anyone else, can sell your screenplay for you. Ultimately you’ve got to decide if it’s worth the effort to make a go at screenwriting. You’re reading this blog, so that’s a good first step. But that’s all it is, a first step. Now you’ve got to really dig in and start doing the hard work.
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Producer Mark Stolaroff Talks about his background in production and how that prepared him for a career as a low budget producer. We also talk about his latest film, DriverX, and how he meet the writer / producer for that project and what he likes to see in a low budget screenplay.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 256: Producer Mark Stolaroff Talks About His New Film, DriverX, And How To What He Looks For In A Low Budget Feature Screenplay.

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British filmmaker Jim Hosking talks about his career starting off writing and directing short films and how he worked his way up to his latest feature film, An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (starring Aubrey Plaza, Jemaine Clement, Emile Hirsch, Craig Robinson).

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 255: Writer / Director Jim Hosking On His New Feature, An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn, Starring Aubrey Plaza.

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Writer Sean Drummond talks about his journey as a South African writer. He started out by creating a production company with several partners, and slowly worked their way up from commercials and music videos, to short films and features.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 254: Writer Sean Drummond Talks About How He Got His Latest Western, Five Fingers for Marseilles, Produced in South Africa.

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Writer/Director Jeremy Unger talks about the short film he made as a proof of concept, which lead to his new feature film Ride (Bella Thorne, Jessie T. Usher, Will Brill).

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 253: Writer/Director Jermey Unger Talks About His New Indy Thriller, Ride, Starring Bella Thorne.

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The Song of Sway Lake Writer/Director Ari Gold talks about his career in theater and how that lead him to film. We talk through his early short films and how he has turned that into a career writing and directing feature films.

The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android users), the Windows Marketplace, and the Blackberry store or you can simply listen to it or watch it right from my blog.

You can also read a transcript of this episode.

Links mentioned in the show:

This is a transcript of SYS Podcast Episode 252: Writer/Director Ari Gold Talks About His New Indy Drama, The Song of Sway Lake.

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