Welcome to scripts for sale!

As an agency for scriptwriters and directors and the sale of literary adaptation rights, we represent stories and the people behind them. We take the time to identify the magic in an initial idea and personally shepherd film stories through to realisation.


What we stand for – our profile

scripts for sale is networked throughout Germany and connected to all important players in the film and television industry. We put the artistic quality and personal care of our clients first. Our authors and directors are in demand in the German film and television industry as script developers and creative minds. Similarly, many films arising from our sale of adaptation rights have struck a chord with large audiences. Our authors also transform novels into scripts. Whether one-off pieces, mini-series or scripts for long-running series, our representation spans genres ranging from crime thrillers to drama and comedy to children's films and cross-media concepts.


How we work – our services

A professional eye for the right story in the right place is crucial for success. We focus on the careful selection of our authors and directors, carefully supporting them on a long-term individual basis. We encourage our creative people to actively acquire new assignments and individually negotiate contracts. We offer synopses, treatments and concepts to producers and broadcasters looking for something new to direct. Our services also include the entire contractual and financial management of our clients.

The agents

As well as being able to find the right project for the right place, we have personal experience in handling all acquisition, legal and contractual aspects of the business, Together with our authors and directors, Elke Brand and Ellen Bleckmann form a strong partnership.


Film material lists – our service for producers and directors

In addition to working with scriptwriters and directors, we acquire film rights in works of fiction. With around 20 years of experience in this field, we have become one of the leading agencies for novel adaptations. We broker and negotiate film rights exclusively for the publishers Carlsen and dtv. The close cooperation of our screenwriters and directors with television stations and distributors gives us a distinct advantage when it comes to acquiring adaptation rights. We are also proud of our 'film material lists', which we provide on our website for producers and editors each spring and autumn.


We bring books to the screen

Previous clients have included publishers such as Random House, Ullstein Buchverlage, Piper, Eichborn, Beltz & Gelberg and Schöffling Verlag. Since January 2017, we have exclusively brokered and negotiated film rights for Carlsen and dtv. We also represent individual novelists who have commissioned us directly.



If you have scripts or novels you would like to be represented by us in Germany or if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our agents Elke Brand or Ellen Bleckmann.

Get in contact with us

scripts for sale Medienagentur GmbH
Stormsweg 3, 22085 Hamburg
Tel: 040. 43 19 03 80