Scriptnotes, Ep 152: The Rocky Shoals (pages 70-90) — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hi! My name is Craig Mazin. Aline Brosh McKenna: And my name is Aline Brosh McKenna. John: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Aline […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 151: Secrets and Lies — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Disclaimer: Hey, this is John. Today’s audio was recorded in two separate sessions and Craig’s microphone was terrible during part of it, so just apologies for that. We got it fixed. If you hear the follow up section, Craig sounds much better, and healthier, and […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 150: Yes, screenwriting is actually writing — 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 150 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, I’m back from vacation. I’m ready, I’m rested. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 149: The Long-Lost Austin Three Page Challenge — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello, this is John. Craig Mazin is not here, but he was there back in 2013 when we sat down with some people at the Austin Film Festival and did a live Three Page Challenge. Now, this episode has actually been sitting in […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 148: From Debussy to VOD — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hi. My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are you today? Craig: Really good. Really good. Super […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 147: To Chase or To Spec — 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 147 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, this is the last episode of Scriptnotes we’re […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 146: Wet Hot American Podcast — 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 Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, we are going to be talking about abortion, religion, politics and […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 145: Q&A from the Superhero Spectacular — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Now is the time of the podcast where we will open up for some questions. Craig Mazin: Great. John: Good questions out in the audience. We have two microphones. And so we will probably ping pong back and forth between them. We will […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 144: The Summer Superhero Spectacular — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Disclaimer John August: Today’s podcast contains explicit language. Also, there’s a Q&A at the end of the episode. We’re going to split that off as a second episode that will air a few days later. So, enjoy. Announcer: In a world overrun with franchises, in […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 143: Photoplays and archetypes — 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 Claire Schaeffer. John: And this is episode 143 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Claire, why Claire? What is the reason behind Claire […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 141: Uncomfortable Ambiguity, or Nobody Wants Me at their Orgy — 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 141 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are you? Craig: Not bad, not bad. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 140: Falling back in love with your script — 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 Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, I’m going to try to speak a little bit more slowly […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 139: The Crossover 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. Ben Blacker: My name is Ben Blacker. John: And this is Scriptnotes/Nerdist Writers Panel special crossover episode. So, we are recording this live at the sort of special […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 138: The Deal with the Deal — 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 Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, you’re at home, your son was using up all the bandwidth. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 137: Draw Your Own Werewolf — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. [John and Craig pretend to be one another] “John”: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. “Craig”: My name is Craig Mazin. “John”: And this is Episode 137 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 136: Ghosts Laughing at Jokes — 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 136 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, no funny voice this week? Craig: Uh, that […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 135: World-building — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Hey, my name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 135 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are you? Craig: I’m all sexy, […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 134: So Many Questions — 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 134 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, last Sunday I got to go to the […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 133: Groundhog Day — 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 in lieu of doing a normal Scriptnotes this week we want to talk about a director, we want to talk about a writer, an actor — […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 132: The Contract between Writers and Readers — 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 Episode 132 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. So, Craig, as we’re recording this on a Friday afternoon […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 131: Procrastination and Pageorexia — 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 131 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are ya? Craig: You know, I’m — […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 130: Period Space — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Argh! Ah! My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Scriptnotes, Episode 130, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Now, Craig, last week there was some controversy […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 129: The One with the Guys from Final Draft — 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 Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, welcome back. Craig: Yes. Here we are, face-to-face, a couple of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 128: Frozen with Jennifer Lee — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Aline Brosh McKenna: And my name is Aline Brosh McKenna. John: And this is Scriptnotes, the entirely Frozen episode of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Now, for the […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 127: Women and Pilots — 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 Scriptnotes, Episode 127. The Female Directors at Pilot Season episode of Scriptnotes. Craig: — Thrones. John: Thrones. A podcast about screenwriting and things that […]