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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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Writers Justin Kelly and Savannah Knoop talk about how they turned Savannah’s autobiographical memoir into a screenplay and how they ultimately got the film produced.

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 283: Writers Justin Kelly and Savannah Knoop Talk About The Autobiographical Story that Lead To Their New Feature Film, JT LeRoy.

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Irish filmmaker Liam O Mochain talks about his career writing/directing/producing short films and how that lead him to his latest film, Lost & Found, which he shot like a short, weaving several small, contained stories together.

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 282: Writer/Director Liam O Mochain On His Ensemble Dramedy Feature, Lost & Found.

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Writer/Director Tony Germinario talks about his new crime drama feature film, The Price For Silence. We talk about writing the screenplay and how he was able to get it produced.

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 281: Writer/Director Tony Germinario On His New Crime Drama, The Price For Silence.

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Writer/Director Michael K Feinstein talks about his career from writing and directing short films through his current feature, The Browsing Effect.

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 280: Writer/Director Michael K Feinstein Talks About His New Comedy, The Browsing Effect.

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This week Aaron Fradkin and Victoria Fratz talk about their new comedy film, Electric Love. We talk through the process of writing this film, how they collaborated, and ultimately how they got it produced, which included reaching out to brands and trying to partner with them and/or give them placement in the finished film.

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 279: Writers Of The New Comedy, Electric Love, Talk About How They Got The Film Produced, Which Included Product Placement.

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