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Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:31:14 +0000John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 277 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we are going to be looking at the ways that writers and screenwriters in particular […]
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:38:56 +0000John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 276 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we’ll be looking at what it’s like to write and direct a movie for Netflix […]
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:53:35 +0000John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 275 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. We are coming to you one day earlier than usual because Tuesday, I’ve heard, is the Election Day in […]
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:03:10 +0000Craig and John look at how writers, and screenwriters in particular, impact the way people think about things in the real world. From crime scenes to courtrooms to CPR, we simplify things for storytelling and leave audiences with skewed expectations.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:09:24 +0000A beta tester asked for the ability to split scenes into individual pages. That's remarkably easy to do in Highland.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:03:53 +0000Writer-director Chris Sparling joins John and Craig to discuss his new film Mercy, and what it’s like to make a movie for Netflix. Then it’s another round of How Would This Be a Movie, with stories including ex-girlfriends, fake news, and permafrost ivory.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:33:01 +0000In a recent episode of Scriptnotes, we shared stories from screenwriters who managed to build careers while living outside of Los Angeles, New York or London. Here are additional tales from writers who got their start without moving to the big city first.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:03:20 +0000In this very special episode from 2014, Craig and John welcome special guests Aline Brosh McKenna, Rachel Bloom, B.J. Novak, Jane Espenson and Derek Haas to talk about writing books, movies and especially television.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:10:24 +0000In this Scriptnotes Extra, Craig and John discuss the melting dread they experienced this morning and hopefully offer some succor.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:24:43 +0000One of the positive things I took from this election was a quote Hillary Clinton used from her Methodist upbringing: Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you […]
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:03:54 +0000John and Craig look at how movies and TV shape the English language, and how writers should think about their role in all of this. We also examine the uncomfortable overlap between rom-com characters and stalkers.