Want to know how to make a living as a screenwriter? You won't find a more powerful podcast than this, and it's all because of the talented and dedicated Jacob Krueger.
Everybody wants to sell their script, but how are you supposed to know what makes a movie commercial? And how can you sell your screenplay without selling your soul?
The ISA and Jacob Kruger Studio teamed up to bring an informative seminar through the Table Read My Screenplay Contest in Chicago, and it was a huge hit. The ISA and Jacob feel that it's imperative that all writers get to hear this breakdown from Jacob since it's our number 1 objective; support, assist, and cultivate screenwriters at every level.
ISA Team Testimonial on Jacob and his Jacob Krueger Studio for writers: While you can read Jacob's bio below, the ISA can't say enough about Jacob's professionalism, enthusiasm, spirit, and incredible talent as a mentor. His WriteYourScreenplay.com and Jacob Krueger Studio is truly the best of the best in an industry that is filled with opportunities for writers to work with consultants. Not just a class or a way to learn formula, Jacob and his team focuses on inspiration and creativity, and getting the absolute most out of every single writer they work. The ISA can't thank Jacob enough, and we are proud to call ourselves partners.
Jacob Krueger Official Bio: Over his years in the entertainment industry, Jacob Krueger has worked with thousands of writers, from Academy and Tony Award Winners, to beginning writers picking up the pen for the first time. The founder of Jacob Krueger Studio in New York City, Jacob is an award winning screenwriter, playwright, producer and director.
Jacob’s first produced movie, The Matthew Shepard Story (2002) won him the Writers Guild of America Paul Selvin Award and a Gemini Nomination for Best Screenplay. The NBC film, directed by Roger Spottiswoode (And the Band Played On), and produced by Goldie Hawn, was based on life of gay hate-crime victim Matthew Shepard. The film won Stockard Channing a SAG Award and her first Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Sam Waterston a Gemini Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He has collaborated on original film musicals with Tony Award winning composers Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg (Les Miserables, Miss Saigon) and with four-time Academy Award Composer Michel Legrand (Yentl, The Thomas Crown Affair), as well as a full slate of solo projects ranging from Feature Films to TV Miniseries.