Scriptnotes, Ep 235: The one with Jason Bateman and the Game of Thrones guys — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s show is probably a PG-13. It’s not very strong language, but there’s a little bit there. So just a fair warning if you have kids in the car. [Begin live show] John: You guys think you can […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 234: The Script Graveyard — 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 234 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Very often on the program we will talk about […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 233: Ocean’s 77 — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello, and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Now batting number 27, Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 233 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting, and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we are doing another one of those […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 232: Fun with Numbers — 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 232 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program, we will look at what […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 231: Room, Spotlight and The Big Short — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. And this is Episode 231 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program we will be looking at three movies that are getting a lot of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 229: Random Advice 2015 — 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 229 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters, except not today because today is very special. Today […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 228: Scriptnotes Holiday Show 2015 — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Malcolm Spellman: This is Malcolm Spellman. I’m a guest on Scriptnotes this week. I swear a lot, so don’t listen to this podcast in the car with your kids, or the old folks in your family, or they’ll hate you. Craig and John August made […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 227: Feel the Nerd Burn — 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 227 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program we have a brand new […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 226: The Batman in the High Castle — 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 226 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program, we will be discussing epic […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 225: Only haters hate rom-coms — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Craig Mazin: Hi. This is Craig. If you’re in the car with your children or at home with your children, you may not want to play this episode too close to their delicate little ears. We’re going to be using some bad language, some R-rated […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 224: Whiplash, on paper and on screen — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: I am Craig Mazin. John: And this is Scriptnotes, Episode 224, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. On last week’s episode I misidentified it as episode 232, and […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 223: Confusing, Unlikable and On-The-Nose — 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 232 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show, we will talk about terrible […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 222: Live from Austin 2015 — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s episode of Scriptnotes was recorded live at the Austin Film Festival. There are enough bad words, you probably don’t want to listen to it in the car with your kids or at work if you work at […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 221: Nobody Knows Anything (including what this quote means) — 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 221 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program, we’re going to be looking […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 220: Writers Rooms, Taxes, and Fat Hamlet — 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 220 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting, and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show we are going to be […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 219: The One Where Aline’s Show Debuts — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey this is John. So today’s show we have a clip from a movie that has some strong words in it. Not the F-word, but other words. So, if you’re driving with kids in the car, that is a warning. That is going […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 218: Features are different — 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 218 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. So last week we talked about the business of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 217: Campaign statements and residual statements — 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 217 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we’re going to talk about […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 216: Rewrites and Scheduling — 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 216 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Now, Craig, for a second I thought you weren’t […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 215: PG13: Blood, Boobs and Bullcrap — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: So, hey, this is John. Today’s podcast, we’re going to be talking about the PG-13 rating and kind of necessarily we’ll be using some bad words. So if you’re listening to this podcast in your car with kids, here is just a warning […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 214: Clerks and recreation — 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 214 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program, we are going to be […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 213: NDAs and other acronyms — 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 213 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. So, Craig, this last week I got to give […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 212: Diary of a First-Time Director– 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 212 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we will be looking at how you get […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 211: The International Episode — 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 211 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we are going very international. We will look […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 210: One-Handed Movie Heroes — 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 210 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program, we will be talking about […]