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Episode 560 Erik L Peterson and Open House Contemporary

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(Sometimes) You Need a Montage

John and Craig come to the defense of montages in screenwriting, giving examples of how and when the much-maligned device can be employed to benefit the story.

Dig Two Graves

John and Craig reprise their roles as development execs in “How Would This Be a Movie?” Looking at four true crime stories, the duo discuss what makes a great screenplay idea, and conversely, which stories work better as a serialized TV drama.

Scriptnotes, Ep 266: Stranger Things and Other Things — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 266 of Scriptnotes. A podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we will be looking at […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 265: Sheep Crossing Roads — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 265 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we are going to be […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 264: The One With the Agent — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 264 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. So, way back in Episode 2 we discussed how […]

The One With the Agent

Craig and John speak with agent Peter Dodd about what he looks for in a writer client, and how he sees the relationships between writers and agents and managers and executives.

Scriptnotes, Ep 263: Frequently Asked Questions about Screenwriting — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 263 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we’ll be doing another round […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Screenwriting

John and Craig introduce “The 100 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Screenwriting,” a curation of questions from screenwriting.io.

A Velvet Underground Extravaganza Where Images Drown Out the Music

last yearArts : Hyperallergic

PARIS — Arty, esoteric, noise music may not be for everyone, but the Velvet Underground arose from just such obscure subgenre territory.

Scriptnotes, Ep 262: Tidy Screenwriting — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: This is Episode 262 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we will discuss the art of […]

Tidy Screenwriting

In the season finale of Scriptnotes, John and Craig reveal big changes to the podcast.

Scriptnotes, Ep 261: Don’t Think Twice — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Craig Mazin: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin. Mike Birbiglia: And my name is Mike Birbiglia. Craig: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Mike: To screenwriters. Craig: [laughs] Today on the podcast, John has […]

Don’t Think Twice

In the season finale of Scriptnotes, John and Craig reveal big changes to the podcast.

an interview with curtis roads

immigration is an ever-evolving study of the physics of an interior schism. few things can be used to create an illusion of inclusiveness counter to the outsider feelings it manifests for the people that go through it. money certainly can create the illusion. youth, more specifically childhood, can too. the younger an individual is when the immigration occurs the less... More

Scriptnotes, Ep 259: The Exit Interview — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Previously on Scriptnotes. John August: Subject: Podcasts. Wondering if you’d have any interest in doing a joint podcast on screenwriting? Craig Mazin: A podcast would solve my “I want to talk about screenwriting, but I’m tired of writing about screenwriting” problem. So, yes, count me […]

Duly Noted: Let’s Talk about Episode 259

2 years agoArts / Writing : JohnAugust.com

Matt Selman (EP of The Simpsons) sits down with Scriptnotes favorites Aline Brosh McKenna and Rawson Marshall Thurber to discuss what went down in the season finale.

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