How to Sell a Script and Build a Screenwriting Career

Writing a marketable screenplay is only the first part of becoming a successful screenwriter. Learning what tools you need to sell your script and knowing how to identify the market you should be targeting are essential in order to sell your screenplay. Tracking the industry trends, researching production companies, as well as mastering the art of crafting a pitch, one-sheet and query letter will all increase your odds of selling a script.

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MEET THE READER: It’s Got to Be a Movie

Ray Morton explains how for a screenplay to be successful, it must be a movie – the material in the script and the manner in which it is presented must be such that it is plausible that a motion picture could be made from it. You’d be surprised at how many spec scripts out...

SITCOM SUCCESS: Writing Act I

SITCOM SUCCESS: Writing Act II

If you have ever wondered if you could write a perfect pilot fast – the answer is yes! Join Marilyn Horowitz for: Sitcom Success: The Perfect Pilot in 30 Days. In part 8 of this 10-part series, continue writing with Act II.