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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ALTERNATE ROUTES: Building an Army

Marty Lang launches his new column, Alternate Routes, with advice to folks who want to work in film (as a writer or anything else), but who don’t have access to the industry’s traditional power centers.