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The Selling Your Screenplay Podcast

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Practical tips and advice to help you sell your screenplay.

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Practical tips and advice to help you sell your screenplay.

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94 Ratings
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Highly recommend

By MJ Ldo - Aug 15 2019
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Ashley Scot Meyers is very gracious with sharing his journey as a screenwriter. His podcast is excellent as many of his guests also give straight up, cold truth advice & high quality info for indie creatives. Thank you, Ashley! -Michael Tula

I’m glad I stumbled upon this

By Screenplay Junkie Podcast - Apr 09 2019
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Great show. It’s a fantastic resource for screenwriters and filmmakers trying to learn their crafts. Keep it up!

iTunes Ratings

94 Ratings
Average Ratings
78
9
3
2
2

Highly recommend

By MJ Ldo - Aug 15 2019
Read more
Ashley Scot Meyers is very gracious with sharing his journey as a screenwriter. His podcast is excellent as many of his guests also give straight up, cold truth advice & high quality info for indie creatives. Thank you, Ashley! -Michael Tula

I’m glad I stumbled upon this

By Screenplay Junkie Podcast - Apr 09 2019
Read more
Great show. It’s a fantastic resource for screenwriters and filmmakers trying to learn their crafts. Keep it up!
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The Selling Your Screenplay Podcast

Latest release on May 18, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: SYS Podcast Episode 268: Judging Screenplays By Their Coverage, Data Analysis With Stephen Follows

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Producer turned statistician Stephen Follows talks about his new report: Judging Screenplays By Their Coverage. Stephen and his team dug into the data collected from over 12K screenplays and the coverage they received through various contests, to try […]

Mar 04 2019

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Rank #2: SYS Podcast Episode 207: Breaking Into Television With Screenwriting Career Coach Carole Kirschner

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Screenwriting career coach and founder of the CBS Diversity Institute Writers Mentoring Program, Carole Kirschner, talks about getting an agent and breaking into the television business as a screenwriter. The podcast is available in iTunes, YouTube, Stitcher (for Android […]

Jan 01 2018

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Rank #3: SYS Podcast Episode 322: With Filmmaker Philip Harder

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Philip Harder. The focus is his latest credit, being the Writer/Director of the Drama Tuscaloosa (2019). The cast of this movie includes Natalia Dyer (Stranger Things – Netflix TV Series), Tate Donovan and Devon Bostick. Philip […]

Mar 30 2020

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Rank #4: SYS Podcast Episode 278: Writing Better Scenes With Writer Jim Mercurio

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Author Jim Mercurio comes on the SYS Podcast to help us improve our scene writing. He has a number of tips and tricks to help us elevate our screenplay scenes. And we talk briefly about his new book, The Craft Of […]

May 13 2019

36mins

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Rank #5: SYS Podcast Episode 239: Entertainment Attorney Michael DeBlis On Option Agreements, NDAs, And Standard Release Forms

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Entertainment Attorney Michael DeBlis talks about the ins-and-outs of various legal matters that screenwriters face. Topics covered include NDAs (should a screenwriter get a producer/agent to sign one?), Option agreements (what are they and what should […]

Aug 13 2018

36mins

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Rank #6: SYS Podcast Episode 306: Writer Jamie Grefe On How Social Media Led To A Screenwriting Career

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Author and Screenwriter Jamie Grefe talks about how his Facebook contact, Indie Filmmaker Jim Wynorski led to his big break and first feature. Jamie Grefe’s movie credits include It Hunger (2019) starring Stormi Maya and The […]

Nov 25 2019

58mins

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Rank #7: SYS Podcast Episode 323: With Writer/Producer Jon Adler

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Jon Adler. Jon Adler co-wrote and produced the Thriller Dead Sound (2018) which is based on a horrific true story he and his friends endured. He goes into detail about the real events and how they made […]

Apr 06 2020

31mins

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Rank #8: SYS Podcast Episode 285: Hacksaw Ridge Producer Steve Longi Talks About Where He Finds Writers and Screenplays

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Steve Longi talks about how he found the story for Hacksaw Ridge (Mel Gibson), developed it, and eventually got it produced. We also talk through several of his other projects, and he offers tips for […]

Jul 01 2019

40mins

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Rank #9: SYS Podcast Episode 240: Legendary Filmmaker Larry Cohen Talks About His Writing Process And His Career As A Writer/Director

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Legendary Filmmaker Larry Cohen (Black Caesar, It’s Alive, The Stuff, Maniac Cop, Guilty As Sin, Phone Booth) talks about his long career as a TV writer, a feature film writer, and an iconic […]

Aug 20 2018

40mins

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Rank #10: SYS Podcast Episode 208: Producer Kaily Smith Westbrook Talks About Her New Film, People You May Know

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Producer and actress Kaily Smith Westbrook talks about her latest project, a millennial comedy, People You May Know. She started out as an actress and eventually moved into producing, too. She talks through the process […]

Jan 08 2018

35mins

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Rank #11: SYS Podcast Episode 260: Screenwriter Laura Eason Talks About Transitioning From Playwright To Film And Television Writer And Her New Film, Here And Now Starring Sarah Jessica Parker

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Screenwriter Laura Eason talks about how she transitioned from playwright to television writer on House of Cards and how her latest feature film, Here […]

Jan 07 2019

20mins

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Rank #12: SYS Podcast Episode 302: Writer/Director Henry Alex Rubin Talks About His New Action/Drama, Semper Fi

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Writer/Director Henry Alex Rubin talks about his latest feature film, Semper Fi, and how that project came together. We also discuss his award winning documentary, Murderball, and how that lead to a career as a feature film […]

Oct 28 2019

23mins

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Rank #13: SYS Podcast Episode 293: Writer/Director Richard Bates Jr. On His New Horror / Thriller, Tone-Deaf

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Writer/Director Richard Bates Jr. comes on the podcast this week to talk about his latest horror feature, Tone-Deaf (Robert Patrick, Amanda Crew). We also talk briefly about how he started out, turning a short film into his […]

Aug 26 2019

22mins

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Rank #14: SYS Podcast Episode 248: Screenwriter Craig Walendziak Talks About How He Broke In While Living Far From Hollywood

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Screenwriter Craig Walendziak has had a number of recent screenwriting successes both with spec scripts and getting writing assignments, and seeing some of these films make it into production. We talk through his various […]

Oct 15 2018

32mins

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Rank #15: SYS Podcast Episode 309: John Suits Director of the Sc-Fi Movie 3022

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In this episode Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Producer/Director John Suits. The main focus was the Sci-Fi movie 3022, which John Suits Directed and stars Miranda Cosgrove, Omar Epps and Kate Walsh. John Suits has many credits to his name, […]

Dec 16 2019

22mins

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Rank #16: SYS Podcast Episode 303: Screenwriters Henry Jacobson and Avra Fox-Lerner Talk About Their New Crime Thriller, Bloodline, Starring Seann William Scott

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Screenwriters Henry Jacobson (also the director) and Avra Fox-Lerner talk about how their new crime/horror/thriller film, Bloodline, came together. We also talk briefly about how they were able to attach Seann […]

Nov 04 2019

32mins

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Rank #17: SYS Podcast Episode 297: Writers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (A Quiet Place) Talk About Their New Horror Feature, Haunt

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A Quiet Place screenwriters, Scott Beck and Bryan Woods talk about their careers, how they got started, how they sold A Quiet Place, and how their new horror feature, Haunt, got produced. […]

Sep 23 2019

29mins

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Rank #18: SYS Podcast Episode 264: Writer/Director Matthew Brown On His New Indy Drama, Maine

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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 […]

Feb 04 2019

24mins

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Rank #19: SYS Podcast Episode 263: Filmmakers Hannah Barlow & Kane Senes Talk About Their New Micro-Budget Indy Feature Film, For Now

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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 […]

Jan 28 2019

35mins

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Rank #20: SYS Podcast Episode 318: Brandon Rhiness Writer/Director of the Comedy Hot Box

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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Brandon Rhiness. Topics include how Brandon gets movies made thanks to coming up with stories that only need a few locations. The most recent example of this is the Comedy called Hot […]

Mar 02 2020

51mins

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