The Successful Screenwriter Podcast

Join us for expert insights, tips, and interviews with industry pros. This podcast is your ultimate guide to mastering the craft. Tune in weekly and elevate your screenwriting journey!

Learn The Secrets

Unlock the secrets of screenwriting with this essential guide, perfect for new and seasoned writers alike, packed with clear templates and compelling examples to master everything from concept development to formatting!

Script Contest

Need feedback on your Feature, Short, or TV Pilot? The Script Summit Script 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. Pro members get a free submission!

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

Online Courses

Pro & Supporting 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

Your Guide to Screenwriting Excellence

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

The Script Summit Screenplay Contest is listed as a Top 20 in the world! Our Pro Members get a Free Entry!

Script Services

Script Consultation, Notes, Rewrites, or even a Mentorship with Geoffrey. Let's take your script to the next level!

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!

Script Requests

Check out our weekly Script Requests posted just for members by our friends at InkTip.