John and Craig reprise their roles as development execs in “How Would This Be a Movie?” Looking at four true crime stories, the duo discuss what makes a great screenplay idea, and conversely, which stories work better as a serialized TV drama.
We also attempt to brighten the spirits of aspiring writers living outside of LA, New York and London, sharing the experiences of Scriptnotes listeners across the globe who have found their way into the Hollywood system from abroad.
- Writing for Hollywood Without Living There
- Florence Nightingale and The Woman in Disguise
- The Perfect Mom
- Amateur Sleuth
- Revenge in Irvine
- How to Tell a Mother Her Child is Dead
- John August on Twitter
- Craig Mazin on Twitter
- John on Instagram
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UPDATE 9-22-16: The transcript of this episode can be found here.