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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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Director Nick Hamm talks about the development of the screenplay for his latest film, Driven, which is based on the true story of John DeLorean. DRIVEN is in theaters and on digital/demand August 16, 2019.

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 292: Director Nick Hamm Talks About His New Film, Driven, Starring Jason Sudeikis.

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William McGregor talks about his career and how he progressed from writing and directing shorts, to commercials, to television, and feature films. And then we dig in specifically to his latest horror film, Gwen.

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 291: Writer/Director William McGregor Talks About His New Period Horror Film, Gwen.

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Writer/Director (and actor) Cal Barnes talks about his move from Oregon to Los Angeles and he was able to get into a position to write and direct his new feature, The Astrid Experience.

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 290: Writer/Director Cal Barnes Talks About Launching His Career And How He Eventually Got To His Latest Feature, The Astrid Experience.

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Writer/Director Timo Vuorensola leveraged his 2012 success with the sci-fi epic, Iron Sky, into a squeal, Iron Sky: The Coming Race. He crowdfunded the sequel, appealing to the fans of the first film. And in this interview he explains the process of how this film came 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 288: Crowdfunding The Sci-Fi Epic Feature Film With Writer/Director Timo Vuorensola.

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Writer/Director Aaron Harvey talks about his career and how he got his new film, Into The Ashes, produced. Aaron moved from North Carolina to Los Angeles without any industry connections, and in this interview he tells us exactly how he was able to work his way into a position where he is now 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 288: Writer/Director Aaron Harvey Talks About How He Got His Latest Crime Film (Into The Ashes) Produced.

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