Monthly Screenwriting Contest

Need feedback on your script? Our contest is perfect for new & established writers who want to connect with a community, earn valuable feedback on a script in progress, and win prizes.

Writing Gigs

We post a new batch of script requests weekly by producers looking for the next big screenplay! These are free to access and are open to all writers. Get started today!

Screenplay Library

Get access to the scripts from Oscar Nominated to Hollywood Blockbusters as part of our FREE membership

Character Database

In-depth interviews with professionals such as CIA, FBI, Hackers, Con Artists, Scientists & more to aid in research for your next big story and character development. New interviews are added regularly

Screenwriting Courses

Monthly and Pro members have exclusive access to 3 screenwriting courses with over 40 videos. Each course has been created by a professional screenwriter to help you crack the industry.

  • Basic/Advanced Formatting
  • Story Development
  • Writing For Television

Showing You the Path to Success as a Screenwriter

Having been in the screenwriting business for over 15 years, Geoffrey has seen firsthand what it takes to manifest your dreams and how to avoid devastating pitfalls along the way. This is why Geoffrey created The Successful Screenwriter, as a resource dedicated to showing unique approaches to turn your goals into reality. Make It Happen.

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I am Geoffrey D. Calhoun.

Hi! I am Geoffrey D. Calhoun a best-selling author, instructor, and most importantly a screenwriter. I have been plugging away at this craft for over 15 years. While traveling this long journey I have seen it all, from incredible successes to my very own dark night of the soul.
This industry can be brutal which is why I have dedicated myself to providing you with the best techniques and resources to help you thrive. That is why I have created The Successful Screenwriter.
We stand on the shoulders of giants and in the filmmaking business, there is no better teacher than an experienced mentor who has been through the grinder and prospered. By interviewing successful screenwriters and filmmakers who discuss their own uniquely challenging paths and how they overcame them, we are able to see just what it takes to make it in this industry.

Screenplay Contest

Monthly contest with script feedback and the chance to get repped by a Talent Manager!

Forums & Script Requests

Chat with Geoffrey and other members in our forums! Check out our weekly Script Requests posted just for members by our friends at InkTip.

Hollywood Scripts

Get access to Hollywood Scripts, TV Pilots, & Series Bibles for FREE!

Character database

Interviews with CIA, FBI, Hackers, and other professionals to assist you with research for developing realistic characters and stories.

Screenwriting Courses

Screenwriting Courses with over 40 instructional videos!

Streaming Interviews

Interviews with industry guests for The Successful Screenwriter Podcast. Audience comments and questions are encouraged!

⬇UPCOMING LIVE STREAMS ⬇

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Interview with Laura Cayouette (Django Unchained)

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12/21 1100am est Biomedical Scientist Amanda E . Randles Ph.d

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12/18 4pm EST Melissa Rundle Screenwriter on Kung FU (The CW)

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