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Jun 24, 2022
Max & Shayna talk entertainment news & dive into concepts of screenwriter voice & tone including an exercise on how to define your own voice.
Jun 21, 2022

Star Trek has continued to evolve and stay relevant in pop culture as one of the most storied titles in television history. "Mission Log" podcast co-host John Champion joins to talk Trek, skepticism & an upcoming event that's free & open to the public.

Jun 16, 2022
Max & Shayna discuss the first billion dollar box office month since 2019 while also talking about writing for Ted Lasso & more insight on getting/working with agents and managers.
Jun 15, 2022
Luke Epplin discovered the most impressive baseball story most people haven't heard of and the four men & one woman who lived heroic lives behind the scenes.
Jun 8, 2022
Shayna & Max geek out about Netflix's Geek Week, specifically anything from Neil Gaiman & the 'Dos and Don'ts' of writing Exposition in screenplays.
Jun 2, 2022
Max & Shayna discuss the huge weekend that saw the launch of the latest season of "Stranger Things" and the long awaited sequel to "Top Gun."
May 25, 2022
Network Upfronts for Ad Buying is changing & do you need a pitch deck for your screenplay? Plus, watching 1883, Yellowstone, Angelyne & Chip n' Dale.
May 18, 2022

Shayna & Max discuss the ongoing Cannes Film Festival & some great articles for screenwriters written by leaders within the industry, Michael Huge & Pen Densham.

May 15, 2022
Was the right person arrested for killing 3 women in Illinois in 1960? Documentary filmmaker Adam Ridley sheds some light on this mysterious case as co-executive producer of HBO's Murders at Starved Rock true crime limited series.
May 11, 2022
This week we talk about the masks coming off on film/tv productions, A new Dr. Who, all about brainstorming and workshopping in TV.
Apr 27, 2022
Max & Shayna take a look at the big shakeups impacting Netflix & Twitter.
Apr 21, 2022
CinemaCon and the summer box office, Nick Cage's new movie where he plays himself,  the concept of converting your script to a novel, and what exactly "high concept" means.
Apr 13, 2022
Animation Appreciation, Have Loglines Changed? Deaf Actor & ASL on "The Simpsons"
Apr 5, 2022
We take a look at the career-launching program for aspiring television screenwriters, the Nick Writing Program. It's run by Nickelodeon, but it's for all aspects of television writing, not just children's animation.
Mar 20, 2022
Mugs Cahill's new supernatural pilot "Nantucket" recently won the Grand Prize for Table Read My Screenplay contest & was a finalist at the Big Apple Film Festival & Vancouver Women’s Int'l Film Festival. We talk to her about her research and Irish lore.
Mar 5, 2022
A chat with a winner and the founder of the HollyShorts Film & Screenplay Festival.
Jan 31, 2022
Joe Posnanski has made a career by being inspired by curiosity and following his own passions. That's lead to him writing numerous books, winning awards and most importantly, surrounding himself with people that fascinate him. #HarryHoudini #Baseball
Jan 14, 2022

We take a moment to re-celebrate the guests we've had last year, from Jonathan Katz to David Farrier. We also take a look ahead to personal and show paranormal goals in 2022.

Jan 4, 2022

We speak with documentarian & journalist David Farrier, the host of Netflix's "Dark Tourist" and current co-host of "Armchaired & Dangerous."

Dec 27, 2021

We speak with Jen Grisanti, top screenwriting consultant, about her new offering, Story Therapy.

Dec 7, 2021

Episode 404

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Matt Patterson, a Writer/Director/Producer. Topics include how he found the script of Apartment 413 through the Inktip website, then produced and directed that movie.

That indie Thriller stars Brea Grant (Dexter, Heroes - TV Series), a former guest of the Selling Your Screenplay Podcast.

Dec 7, 2021

Episode 403

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Content Creator Logan Burdick.

They talk about the new Rom-Com he wrote, It Takes Three (2021).  That movie stars Mikey Madison and Jared Gilman.

Logan Burdick also talks about how he became a digital content creator for Maker Studios which was bought by Disney.

Dec 7, 2021

Episode 402

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer and Producer Joel Soisson.

Our guest Joel Soisson has produced well known movies such as Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Dracula 2000, Feast (2005) and Piranha 3DD (2012).

Topics include the new movie he wrote, My Best Worst Adventure (2021) and if a writer should always get paid for writing.

Dec 7, 2021

Episode 401

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Filmmaker Janek Ambros. They talk about the long journey it took for him to write and direct Mondo Hollywoodland (2019).

Janek is also the Writer/Director of Money, Fascism and Some Sort of Acid. He talks about how he used stock footage from famous historical figures such as Edward R. Murrow and Joseph Stalin for that project.

Nov 15, 2021

Episode 400

In this, very special 400th episode of The Selling Your Screenplay Podcast Ashley Scott Meyers and Richard Finney analyze storytelling techniques.

Some of the popular movies and television shows they study as examples include Back To The Future, The Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction, Dexter and Breaking Bad.

A main connection they talk about with these great works is the spin in the story.

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