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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/Producer Ryan Bellgardt talks about his career in Oklahoma and how he’s been able to build a career in the entertainment business far from Hollywood. We talk through the early beginnings of his career starting a production company and how that has lead him to doing narrative feature films like his latest project, The Jurassic Games.

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 235: Oklahoma Filmmaker Ryan Bellgardt Talks About His New Sci-fi feature, The Jurassic Games.

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Jamison M. LoCascio and Adam Ambrosio talk about their student films, their production company, and their latest feature film, Sunset, a sci-fi drama about people facing the possibility of an imminent nuclear strike.

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 234: Filmmakers Jamison M. LoCascio And Adam Ambrosio Talk About Their New Indy Drama, Sunset.

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Screenwriter, director, and producer Asif Akbar talks about the early days of his career and how it lead him to his latest feature film, Astro.

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 233: Screenwriter And Director Asif Akbar Talks About His New Sci-Fi Thriller, Astro.

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Independent producer Rodney Johnson talks about his latest film, Happiness Adjacent, which he produced through his production company, Guest House Films. We also talk about the company, and how they’ve been able to successfully produce films over the last decade.

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 232: Producer Rodney Johnson Talks About His New Indie Drama, Happiness Adjacent.

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Screenwriter and director Alex D’Lerma talks about how he got his latest film produced. We talk through the creative choices he made to keep the film within the scope of the budget he had.

P.S. My feature film, The Pinch, is now available exclusively for sale through SellingYourScreenplay.com. You can find it here: Buy The Pinch.

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 231: Writer/Director Alex D’Lerma Talks About His New Indy Dramedy, Fear, Love, and Agoraphobia.

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