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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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Writer / Director Tony Germinario talks about his new film, Bad Frank starring Tom Sizemore. We talk through the entire process, from writing the screenplay, to getting the project funded, to producing the movie.

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 184: Screenwriter / Director Tony Germinario Talks About His New Thriller, Bad Frank, Starring Tom Sizemore.

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Irish filmmaker John Butler talks about his new coming of age drama, Handsome Devil. We dig into his background growing up in Ireland and how he transitioned from other forms of writing into screenwriting.

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 183: Screenwriter / Director John Butler Talks About His New Coming Of Age Film, Handsome Devil.

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Filmmaker Ritchie Greer walks us through his entire process of making the short film, Lost and Found.

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 182: Filmmaker Ritchie Greer Talks About His New Short Film, Lost And Found.

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Former bodybuilder Alexander Nevsky talks about his transition from Russian bodybuilder to Hollywood action star. And we talk about his latest film, Black Rose, which he also produced and directed.

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 181: Producer / Director Alexander Nevsky Talks About His New Action Film, Black Rose.

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Tom Hines, screenwriter of Mother’s starring Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston, talks about his move to LA, the early days of his screenwriting career, and how he got his first break working with Garry Marshall.

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 180: Mother’s Day Screenwriter Tom Hines Talks About His Collaborations With Garry Marshall.

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