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A podcast from John August and Craig Mazin

Scriptnotes Podcast

johnaugust.com/scriptnotes

20 Episodes • Released Weekly

20 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from John August and Craig Mazin

Scriptnotes Podcast

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Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law.

Latest Episode

25 Aug 2020 • 1 hour 3 mins

399 - Notes on Notes

John and Craig talk to an audience of development executives about the experience of getting notes as a writer. They cover why these conversations kick in our fight or flight responses, how to frame notes through story, and ways to motivate writers towards a creative vision. We take questions from the audience and discuss ‘the bad pitch,’ likable characters, and how to stay friends with a writer after a breakup. In our bonus segment for premium members, we talk about tips for getting notes, particularly on zoom. Links: Episode 99, Psychotheraphy for ScreenwritersEpisode 394, Broken but Sympathetic with Mari HellerNow accepting recommendations for updating the Listener’s GuideSubmit to the Pitch Session hereWatch Chernobyl May 6th and listen to The Chernobyl Podcast with Craig and Peter SagalJohn August on TwitterCraig Mazin on TwitterJohn on InstagramOutro by Mackey Landry (send us yours!)Scriptnotes is produced by Megana Rao and edited by Matthew Chilelli   Email us at ask@johnaugust.com You can download the episode here.