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The Scoggins Report: February 2014 Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder March 3, 2014 February 2014 Spec Market Scorecard February’s spec script sales numbers may be on the low end of the past six February’s we’ve tracked, but let’s focus on the bright side, shall we? Thanks to January’s strong numbers, the spec...

The Scoggins Report: January 2014 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report  by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder  February 18, 2014  January 2014  Spec Market Roundup  Well, that’s a good sign: As you can see below, the 2014 spec market got off to a great start last month, posting its second best January spec sales numbers in six years. February’s...

The Scoggins Report: November 2013 Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder November 19, 2013 November 2013 Spec Market Scorecard The phrase of the day is:  Big finish. Not only has this month’s spec market been on a tear, posting the highest number of November spec script sales since we started tracking five years...

The Scoggins Report: October 2013 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder November 4, 2013 October 2013 Spec Market Roundup That odd sound you may have heard at the end of last week was a collective sigh of relief as the Spec Market finally posted some big, 2011/2012-style numbers. We tracked 37 new spec...

The Scoggins Report: October 2013 Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder October 21, 2013 October 2013 Spec Market Scorecard The word of the day is:  Shocking. And not because our favorite holiday is next week. The big news out of the spec market so far this month has been two seven figure script...

The Scoggins Report: September 2013 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder October 7, 2013 September 2013 Spec Market Roundup The word of the day is: Two. Three different buyers bought two spec scripts each last month (Electric Entertainment, big Fox and Thunder Road), and two agencies sold two each (CAA and Gersh). Elsewhere,...

The Scoggins Report: September 2013 Spec Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder September 23, 2013 September 2013 Spec Market Scorecard As you’ll see, the spec market has set a steady (if slow-ish) pace as we transition from Summer into Fall. The year’s most visible trend has been steady as well — all of September’s...

The Scoggins Report: September 2013 Pitch Market Scorecard

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder September 16, 2013 September 2013 Pitch Market Scorecard With the major Fall film festivals now behind us and several studios’ development coffers about to replenish, we decided to take a look at which buyers bought the most pitches in the fourth quarter...

The Scoggins Report: August 2013 Spec Market Roundup

The Scoggins Report by Jason Scoggins & Landon Rohwedder September 3, 2013 August 2013 Spec Market Roundup Considering how little overall activity there was in the Spec Market last month (see the grid below, and the weekly breakdown below that), August’s numbers ended up fairly solid, thanks primarily to the pace...