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SYS Episode 323This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Jon Adler. Jon Adler co-wrote and produced the Thriller Dead Sound (2018) which is based on a horrific true story he and his friends endured. He goes into detail about the...
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Life with Caca - by Carolina Groppa In this week’s chat, we discuss putting yourself first, self care, and the importance of letting creative ideas run their course. Case in point, JOJO...
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SYS Episode 322 This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Philip Harder. The focus is his latest credit, being the Writer/Director of the Drama Tuscaloosa (2019). The cast of this movie includes Natalia Dyer (Stranger Things - Netflix TV Series), Tate Donovan and...
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SYS Episode 321 This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Filmmaker Brando Benetton. Brando's credits include writing and directing the short Nightfire (2020). They talk about this action/thriller and how Brando was able to make a...
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Too many screenwriters' thinking is based on two months ago. They believe that the world will go back to exactly how it was before once this pandemic blows over. That might be true and I truly hope it does but hope alone will not pay the rent. Our industry is going...
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Episode 319 This week's guest is UK filmmaker Francis Annan.  His latest credit is Escape From Pretoria (2020) starring Daniel Radcliffe. Francis talks about what led to this film getting made and how they were able to cast a star actor such as Daniel Radcliffe (Harry...
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In these strange and difficult times, it's important to be reminded that you are not alone. The ISA is a community of writers and creatives who are all focused on one thing - to create. In spite of how the world is changed in such a short time, creation won't stop - it...
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SYS Episode 313 Director York Alec Shackleton talks about the latest movie he directed Disturbing The Peace (2020). This is an Action-Crime film which stars Guy Pearce. York talks about casting Guy Pearce and how he has continued to build a career as an indie filmmaker. 
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Episode 314 In this Episode, Producer Jameson Parker talks about many details of the job.Topics include: Making Pitch Decks (Look Books), working towards a budget and Making a Netflix TV Series. Jameson Parker's credits include the Horror Movie "Summer Of 84", "Prodigals"...
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This week on the podcast Ashley talks with Kristin Alexandre. She has made a career by flying back and forth from Los Angeles and making movies in Boston, Massachusetts. Her credits include Grey Lady and being the Writer-Producer of...
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The title of this episode of Wine Wednesday says it all. It's one thing to make a plan, but what good is it if you don't stick to that plan? And we've found that most writers tend to have a plan of "Sell my screenplay this year". But what does that mean, really? Do we really...
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SYS episode 307 Filmmaker Adam Egypt Mortimer returns to the Selling Your Screenplay Podcast for a second time to talk about his new Thriller Daniel Isn’t Real (2019). The movie’s cast includes Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sasha Lane and Miles Robbins.Adam Egypt...
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SYS Episode 308 Lisa Van Dam-Bates talks with us about being the Writer/Director/Actor on the Body Horror movie Marla (AKA Marla Mae). This female filmmaker talks about how Reproductive Rights influenced her feature debut.  Lisa also mentions how doing the Special Effects...
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SYS Episode 309 In this episode Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Producer/Director John Suits. The main focus was the Sci-Fi movie 3022, which John Suits Directed and stars Miranda Cosgrove, Omar Epps and Kate Walsh. John Suits has many credits to his name, including...
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SYS Episode 301 In this episode of the podcast I talk with Bernie Rao about his new horror feature film, Killer Sofa, which he wrote, directed, and produced. We also talk through his career and how he's been able to make movies all while living well outside of Hollywood.
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Episode 303 This week on the SYS Podcast I talk with screenwriters Henry Jacobson (also the director) and Avra Fox-Lerner about how their new crime thriller feature film, Bloodline. We also talk about how this film came together and how they were able to attach Seann William...
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IFH #348 Today on the show we have writer/director Rob Smat. His niche film is THE LAST WHISTLE. It is a Football Drama with a budget 125K, the crew was almost entirely film students, shot in 13 days in Texas, distributed worldwide...
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SYS Episode 299This week on the podcast I talk with indie Writer/Director/Producer Anderson Cowan about his latest feature film, Groupers. We also talk about his background and how and why he made the transition from working a 9-5 job to writing and directing films. ...
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Even if you don't know who Pen Densham is, you probably do know some of his films. A veteran producer and near-life-long entertainment professional, Pen joined the Los Angeles ISA Third Thursdays event in November as ISA's Director of Education, Max Timm,...
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Get to know one of the ISA's favorite film festivals by listening in on this informative (and fun) interview with the festival's Director of Programming Whitney Haskin, hosted by the ISA's Max Timm. Diving in to what makes the festival tick, you'll learn how...
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