Writing and selling screenplays takes time and dedication. In addition to learning writing techniques and developing your skills, you also need to build a robust knowledge of the film industry and the way it works. Understanding how screenplay contests operate to optimise your chances of winning, developing a strong professional strategy as a screenwriter to find directors, agents or producers interested by your work are all important ways to build your screenwriting career in the movie business. These are some of the many topics explored in this category.