Selling Your Screenplay: Interview With Richard Botto, Screenwriter and CEO of Stage 32

In this episode of the Selling Your Screenplay podcast I interview Richard Botto, Screenwriter and CEO of Stage 32. We cover a variety of topics, including how to use Stage 32 to find producers, agents, and managers who are looking for screenplays.

You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here: Download podcast audio.

Or you can watch the full video below.

About Richard Botto:

Mr. Botto is the Founder and CEO of Stage 32.

He is also also the Co-Founder and CEO of Fair Warning Productions.

His screenplay, THE END GAME was the first runner up in the Action/Adventure category at the 2013 Creative World Awards. His other screenplays include IRRELEVANT (finalist 2013 CWA), ROCKET’S RED GLARE (semi-finalist 2013 PAGE Awards), and MIDNIGHT: A TALE OF CINDERELLA (semi-finalist 2013 PAGE AWARDS and CWA).

He was an associate producer on Sam Levinson’s first film, Another Happy Day which premiered at Sundance in 2011 and featured Ellen Barkin, Demi Moore, Thomas Hayden Church, Kate Bosworth, and Ellen Burnstyn.

Prior to launching Stage 32, he was the founder, publisher and editor of RAZOR Magazine, a national men’s lifestyle magazine which had a readership of 1.5 million at its peak. He was also a sports radio host on a variety of programs on ESPN and Fox affiliates. He has been a teacher, moderator, and panelist at various colleges and conferences around the world speaking on various subjects including screenwriting, social media, and business. He also moderated the crowdsourcing panel at the 2013 AFM. Additionally, he has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, and other news and entertainment outlets speaking on the film industry.

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2 thoughts on “Selling Your Screenplay: Interview With Richard Botto, Screenwriter and CEO of Stage 32

  1. jcardan01

    Ashley, I just wanted to say that I signed up for your five week course on screenwriting, and in just a few weeks the amount of information and blog links that have been very helpful and inspirational. I thank you so much for what you are doing for fellow writers. Please keep it up!

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