• "The most sought after screenwriting teacher in the world"

    Hollywood Reporter
  • "Impressive...His easy-to-follow, step-by-step approaches are comforting and his emphasis on right attitude and motivation is uplifting"

    LA Times Book Review
  • "Full of common sense, an uncommon commodity."

  • "Syd writes both with passion and an astute understanding."

    Hanz Zimmer, film composer, Thelma & Louise