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.

The Writer and the Shame Spiral

Screenwriter Kelly Anelons candidly shares the "shame" of being let go by a manager and how to overcome insecurities, manage expectations and relationships, and get back in the writing chair.

IT DEPENDS: What are Film Profits?

Film profits are complex to determine and require attention to the details most specific to your use. Will you be able to find a definition that works for you? As with all the topics Entertainment Attorney Christopher Schiller covers in his column, it depends.