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In the spirit of Looper, Craig and John take a journey back in time, looking at the first scripts they read, the first scripts they wrote, and the common pitfalls of many first screenplays.
Not only that: they share and critique the first three pages from the very first scripts they wrote.
Does John’s romantic tragedy from 1994 show potential? Would Craig keep reading his high-concept comedy from 1995? You can be the judge, because both samples are linked below.
- Here and Now, three pages from John August’s very first script
- The Stunt Family, three pages from Craig Mazin’s very first script, co-written with Greg Erb
- The Room for iOS
- Moom for Mac
- Austin Film Festival
- INTRO: Perfect Strangers (intro)
- OUTRO: Feels Like the First Time (Acoustic) by Foreigner
You can download the episode here: AAC.
UPDATE 10-11-12: The transcript of this episode can be found here.