John and Craig discuss how to figure out if a given idea can work as a movie. What are the minimum requirements for story and vision a writer should consider before starting on a screenplay?
We also invite Megana Rao and Bo Shim to follow up on our discussion of low assistant pay. Plus follow up from the WGA and video game industry awards, and a look ahead to the Austin Film Festival.
- Austin Film Festival Schedule
- Taylor Swift Tiny Desk Concert on NPR
- What Is the Time Signature of the Ominous Electronic Score of The Terminator? by Seth Stevenson
- John August on Twitter
- Craig Mazin on Twitter
- John on Instagram
- Outro by Tyler Adams (send us yours!)
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UPDATE 10-29-2019 The transcript for this episode can be found here.