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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
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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!

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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The Selling Your Screenplay Podcast

Latest release on Jan 25, 2021

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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 (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 […]

Aug 05 2019

38mins

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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: SYS Podcast Episode 319: With Writer/Director Francis Annan

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This week’s guest is UK filmmaker Francis Annan. His latest credit is Escape From Pretoria (2020) starring Daniel Radcliffe. Francis talks about what led to this film getting made and how they were able to cast a star actor such as Daniel Radcliffe (Harry […]

Mar 09 2020

50mins

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Rank #5: SYS Podcast Episode 274: Writer/Creator of The Tick, Ben Edlund, Talks About How He He Was Able To Turn The Comic Book Into An Amazon Series

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Writer/Creator of The Tick, Ben Edlund, talks about how he was able to get his comic book produced, and how that eventually lead to a career […]

Apr 15 2019

39mins

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Rank #6: SYS Podcast Episode 314: With Producer Jameson Parker

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In this Episode, Producer Jameson Parker talks about many details of the job. Topics include: Making Pitch Decks (Look Books), Working towards a budget and Making a Netflix TV Series. Jameson Parker’s credits include the Horror Movie Summer Of 84, Prodigals and the TV […]

Feb 03 2020

33mins

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Rank #7: SYS Podcast Episode 300: Writer/Director Nathan Ives On Making A Living As An Artist Without Being A Superstar

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Writer/Director Nathan Ives comes on the show again to talk about his new documentary, Somewhere In The Middle. The film is about artists who are making their living doing their art but aren’t super […]

Oct 14 2019

42mins

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Rank #8: SYS Podcast Episode 267: Filmmaker Melissa Miller Costanzo On Making The Indie Drama, All These Small Moments

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Filmmaker Melissa Miller Costanzo talks about her career working on set in the art department and how that was a building block to writing and directing her own scripts, including her latest indie feature drama, […]

Feb 25 2019

33mins

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Rank #9: 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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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 […]

Jun 17 2019

20mins

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Rank #10: 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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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 […]

Jan 21 2019

27mins

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Rank #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: SYS Podcast Episode 270: Writer/Director Mark Steven Johnson On His Spec Sale With Grumpy Old Men And His Latest Crime Feature, Finding Steve McQueen

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Mark Steven Johnson comes on the show to talk about his latest feature film, Finding Steve McQueen. We also talk about the early days of his career and […]

Mar 18 2019

20mins

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Rank #14: 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 #15: SYS Podcast Episode 273: Screenwriter John Fusco Talks About His New Netflix Feature Film, The Highwaymen

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Screenwriter John Fusco (Young Guns, Hidalgo) talks about his long journey with his spec script, The Highwaymen (Kevin Costner, Woody Harrelson). Originally written on spec, John came close to getting the film produced several times over […]

Apr 08 2019

17mins

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Rank #16: 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 #17: 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 #18: 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 #19: SYS Podcast Episode 313: York Alec Shackleton Director Of Disturbing The Peace

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In this episode, Director York Alec Shackleton talks about his latest movie. He directed Disturbing The Peace (2020), an Action-Crime film which stars Guy Pearce. York talks about casting Guy Pearce and how he has continued to build a career […]

Jan 27 2020

23mins

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Rank #20: SYS Podcast Episode 305: Wendy McColm talks about her first movie as a Writer/Director/Actor on Birds Without Feathers.

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Wendy McColm talks about her first movie as a Writer/Director/Actor on Birds Without Feathers. She talks about why filmmakers need to get their contracts in order, and what it takes to get an indie […]

Nov 18 2019

27mins

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