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SELLING YOUR SCREENPLAY: 433 - The Myth Behind The Story

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Philip Todd. His credits include being the director and one of the writers of the movies 'Jessie and the Elf Boy' and 'The Gaelic King'. Philip Todd talks about how 'Jessie and the Elf Boy' was inspired by a Scottish Myth and how that affected the writing.

This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Philip Todd. His credits include being the director and one of the writers of the movies Jessie and the Elf Boy (2022) and The Gaelic King (2017).

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Philip Todd talks about how Jessie and the Elf Boy was inspired by a Scottish Myth and how that affected the writing.

In the closing, Ashley Scott Meyers talks about how using time-tested myths and other primal influences for your story can create universal appeal.

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