In this bonus episode for premium subscribers, John hosts a Q&A with Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairnes to discuss their new film 1917. They discuss writing a war film without exposition, turning psychology into behavior, and portraying emotional processing in real-time.
They also answer audience questions on having a separate technical script and the challenges of editing a single-shot film.
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- 1917 Behind the Scenes
- Krysty Wilson-Cairns
- Sam Mendes
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UPDATE 1-10-2020 The transcript for this episode can be found here.