Wednesday, June 25, 2014
I've put it off several times, but my list of podcasts for writers is coming... sometime... in the near future. In the meantime, here's something from the Nerdist Writer's Panel: Orphan Black creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
THE DIALOGUE: Learning From the Masters is a groundbreaking interview series that goes behind the scenes of the fascinating craft of screenwriting. In these extensive in-depth discussions with savvy industry interviewers, 27 of today's most successful screenwriters share their work habits, methods and inspirations, secrets of the trade, business advice, and eye-opening stories from life in the trenches of the film industry. Each screenwriter discusses his or her filmography in great detail and breaks down the mechanics of one favorite scene from their produced work. These incisive discussions are essential viewing for anyone wanting to learn the screenwriting trade, film lovers of all types, and industry professionals in other fields. The writers' insights about the screenwriting life are rare and indispensable tools for how to make your screenplays better and crack the Hollywood code: the hard-earned practical and tactical wisdom of those already thriving in the industry. It's powerful knowledge - straight from the source.
I watched quite a bit of this excellent series on Netflix a few years back. And now, through the magic of the interwebs, it's now available on youtube for your viewing pleasure: