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How To Sell a Screenplay

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

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You may have written the next Hollywood blockbuster — but unless you can finance the film yourself, you’ll need to sell the screenplay to a producer who can make it come to life.

To complete this How-To you will need:

An original screenplay
A copy of the latest Hollywood Creative Directory
Script-writing software (optional) (optional) (optional) (optional) (optional)

Step 1: Finish an entire script

Write and revise an entire script. Unless you already have a reputation, you won’t be able to sell a treatment, a synopsis, or anything else but a full, complete script. In the industry, this is known as a “spec” script.

Tip: Make sure your screenplay is properly formatted. You can find information on proper screenplay format online. Or, use script-writing software to simplify the process.

Step 2: Register your script

Register your screenplay with the Writers Guild of America. Got to to find out about the registration process and how it can protect you.

Step 3: Come up with The Sentence

Distill the plot of the screenplay down into one sentence, known as the “logline.” Whenever you meet anyone who might be interested or might know someone who is interested in your screenplay, you can tell them the story without wasting their time with 15 minutes of explanation.

Step 4: Research potential markets

Generate a list of potential markets by identifying the production companies that make films similar to yours. Reference books and typing production companies’ names into a search engine can help you locate mailing addresses and the right contact names.

Step 5: Send out letters

Send query letters to production companies, and to agents listed in the Hollywood Creative Directory. Your query should be no longer than a page, and should include a one-line summary of your screenplay, a synopsis, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope for their reply.

Tip: Do not send unsolicited screenplays. They will be ignored and filed — in the trash bin.InkTip is a website that has a newsletter you can subscribe to that you get weekly requests for scripts from production companies and producers. I’ve noticed some good companies requesting lately.

Step 6: Sell

If an agent likes what they see, they’ll take over the job of selling your screenplay, and they’ll take a commission of your earnings if a production company buys your work. Or even better, a production company might purchase it directly from you or offer you an option — payment for exclusive rights to produce your screenplay within a certain timeframe.

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Please explain in simple terms how stock market works and how to ‘play’ it. Tips would be appreciated?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

thank you.

Buy low; sell high

Stay away from derivatives unless you have access to inside info.

is it illegal to raffle off your house in the state of michigan?

Friday, October 14th, 2011

might sound strangebut people are getting desperate.. knowing how bad the market is right now for homeowners to sell their homes..and for people to buy homes… would it be illegal to raffle off your house.. lets say an the opportunity to get a home for 25.00 ( the price of the raffle ticket )and giving us the opportunity of making the money that we need off of it to purchase another? is this illegal??

There was one reportedly cancelled in Waterford last week because it was considered gambling to draw a raffle ticket to win the home.

I suggest contacting a lawyer to provide legal advice on this, the homeowners were reportedly trying another way around this, but I don’t know if that’s considered legal either.

Story was on Fox 2 news I believe.

Microsoft iPod

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Microsoft’s next generation iPod
(sorry folks but I lost the original source. can’t find the author – apologies to the author)

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How to use market on the Droid

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

SALE! Learn Guitar App now 99¢

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How do i get started on the Stock Market?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Is it possible to make a income from the stock market?. I want to invest and try to make £1150 per month so that i can give up my job and work for myself if you like. How do i get started, can you help?


Why not just go to Las Vegas. It’s much more entertaining.

How to make my job sound better?

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

I have spent a couple of months working for a company that does instore marketing. I basically assembled display units, and produced jigs to assemble the units the same every time.
I am wanting to study engineering at uni. How can i make this job sound better in the job description section of the application form? THANKYOU

head assembly manager

@Dormtainment – How To Market To Black People

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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This DVD video presented by Dormtainment shows you how to market to the African-American consumer of the 21st century. (Thanks to the Fox News Corp. for concept, script, and funding for this video)



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How many trade can i make in the stock market trading with under Rs50000?

Friday, August 26th, 2011

How many trade can i make in the stock market trading with under Rs50000?
Is there a limit to the number of trades you can make per week if you buy/short the same day?
I play virtual on moneywiz.. thr I buy/sell the same stock for 30-40 times in a day during market hours… I it possible in actual trading.
anyone who trade in bse/nse ???

you can make any number of trading provided that you have sufficient funds/stock

what are three major events that have affect the stock market this year how/why have they gone up or down?

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

I have already answered this question but I want to make sure my answer is correct; this is for a big grade in my class that I need to get a stellar grade on.

A few countries in Europe have gone bankrupt adversely
affecting our markets. Our markets go down.
Jobs report is slightly higher. Good news, our markets go up.
Disaster in Japan affecting the supple chain.
Our markets go down.
Many other reasons, such as wars and even threats of war.
Inflation, Depression. New Technology, a housing boom
or bust.etc.