132: Jamie Nash – Save the Cat and the TV Business


On this episode, we spoke with Jamie Nash, writer of Save the Cat! Writes for TV: The Last Book on Creating Binge-Worthy Content You’ll Ever Need.  Jamie Nash has been a working screenwriter for more than a decade.  He’s written feature films for Lionsgate, Haxan Films and Nickelodeon, among others.  He is primarily a genre writer for Horror and Family (a weird combo, right?), he somehow makes it work.  His new book SAVE THE CAT! WRITES FOR TV is now available here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0984157697/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_TCZGP3Q9AAY1CGNW5BNG.

Make sure you visit Jamies site here: jamienash.net.

On this episode you will hear about:

* How Jamie broke into TV writing, even though he started out as a computer scientist and programmer
* The dirty secret about making it in screenwriting
* How Jamie met Blake Snyder, which eventually led to the writing of Save the Cat!
* Why consistently writing several scripts a year has helped him to maintain his success
* How Jamie’s background in juggling relates to his entrepreneurial spirit
* How to hack storytelling

Production Credits:
The Self Made Strategies Podcast is a SoftStix Productions LLC jawn. This episode was hosted and produced by Tony Lopes, and edited by Michael Leary.  Jamie Nash  joined us remotely, via Google Meet.

Executive Producer – Tony Lopes (SoftStix Productions LLC – info@softstixproductions.com)

Host – Tony Lopes

Guest – Jamie Nash

Editor – Michael Leary (onefifteenfilms.com)

The Self Made Strategies Podcast is sponsored by Lopes Law LLC (www.LopesLawLLC.com).

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