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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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Filmmaker Alex Ferrari from Indie Film Hustle talks about his latest projects. His new book chronicles a crazy adventure in Hollywood he had earlier in his career. His new film, On The Corner of Ego and Desire, is nearly finished. And he launched his own streaming service to highlight indie film and educate filmmakers.

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 266: Filmmaker Alex Ferrari On His New Book, His New Film, And His New Streaming Platform.

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Screenwriter and director Archie Borders talks about being a filmmaker far from Hollywood, and how he was able to make his latest film, Under the Eiffel Tower.

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 265: Writer/Director Archie Borders On His New Indy Romance, Under the Eiffel Tower.

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Screenwriter (and director) Matthew Brown talks about writing the screenplay for his new indy drama, Maine, and how he got 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 264: Writer/Director Matthew Brown On His New Indy Drama, Maine.

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Filmmakers Hannah Barlow and Kane Senes come on the podcast to talk about their latest indy feature, For Now. We talk through the entire process of how they made their film… raising the money on Kickstarter, shooting it with a skelton crew, and getting it through post-production.

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 263: Filmmakers Hannah Barlow & Kane Senes Talk About Their New Micro-Budget Indy Feature Film, For Now.

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Filmmaker Vladimir de Fontenay talks about his journey from short film to feature film with his latest project, Mobile Homes. The original short film was shot and used as a marketing tool to get the feature film made. In this episode Vladimir talks through the process.

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 262: Writer/Director Vladimir de Fontenay Talks About Turning His Short Film Into The Feature Drama, Mobile Homes.

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