Scriptnotes, Ep 284: AMA With Derek Haas — Transcript

Craig Mazin: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin and this is Episode 284 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today you might sense a little bit of a change. For one, the microphone sounds weird because I’m, well, doing kind of a weird microphone thing here […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 283: Director Disorientation — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 283 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. We are starting off the New Year with a new round of the Three Page Challenge, where we take […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 282: The One from Paris — Transcript

John August: Bonjour et bienvenue. Je m’appelle John August. Aline Brosh McKenna: Je m’appelle Aline Brosh McKenna. John: Et vous écoutez l’Episode 282 de Scriptnotes, un podcast sur l’écriture de scénarios et des choses intéressantes pour les scénaristes. Aline: Ah, très bien. Très bien, Paris. John: So we are here in Paris. That’s why I’m […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 281: Holiday Homeopathy Spectacular — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 281 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Except not today, because today on the podcast we’re not going to be talking about screenwriting at all. Rather, […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 280: Black List Boys Don’t Cry — Transcript

John August: Hey, this is John. So, today’s episode has some swearing in it, so if you’re in the car with your kids, maybe save it for later. Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 280 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 279: What Do They Want? — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 279 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we will be looking at how characters tell us what they’re after, either with or […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 278: Revenge of the Clams — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 278 of Scriptnotes. It’s a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we are looking at phrases that have been banned from comedy writing rooms. Craig: […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 277: Fantasy and Reality — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 277 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we are going to be looking at the ways that writers and screenwriters in particular […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 276: Mammoths of Mercy — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 276 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we’ll be looking at what it’s like to write and direct a movie for Netflix […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 275: English is not Latin — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 275 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. We are coming to you one day earlier than usual because Tuesday, I’ve heard, is the Election Day in […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 274: Welcome to Gator Country — Transcript

John August: Hey, this is John. So if there is one bad word in the podcast, it’s a very minor bad word. But if you have a young child in the car, maybe you want to skip over one of Three Page Challenges we’re about to do. Hello and welcome. My name is John August. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 273: What is a Career in Screenwriting Like? — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 273 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we’ll be answering listener questions from our overflowing mailbag, tackling issues including comedy roundtables, getting […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 272: The Secret Live Show in Austin — Transcript

John August: Hey, this is John. So this is Episode 272 of Scriptnotes. Now usually we go to the Austin Film Festival and we have a big live Scriptnotes show but this year was different because I wasn’t going to be there. So Craig was going to do some little interviews with some individual writers […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 271: Buckling Down — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 271 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we’ll be looking at ways to buckle down and actually finish writing something. We’ll also […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 270: John Lee Hancock — Transcript

Craig Mazin: Hello, and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin, and this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. And yes, I am unfettered today. No fetters on me, whatever a fetter is, as John August continues his world travels somewhere in France. But as I am a creature […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 269: Mystery Vs. Confusion — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 269 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we will be looking at mystery versus confusion and how you might have more of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 268: (Sometimes) You Need a Montage — 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 268 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we will be looking at […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 267: Dig Two Graves — 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 267 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today is going to be a very good episode, […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 266: Stranger Things and Other Things — 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 266 of Scriptnotes. A podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we will be looking at […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 265: Sheep Crossing Roads — 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 265 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we are going to be […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 264: The One With the Agent — 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 264 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. So, way back in Episode 2 we discussed how […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 263: Frequently Asked Questions about Screenwriting — 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 263 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we’ll be doing another round […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 262: Tidy Screenwriting — 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: This is Episode 262 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we will discuss the art of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 261: Don’t Think Twice — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. Craig Mazin: Hello and welcome. My name is Craig Mazin. Mike Birbiglia: And my name is Mike Birbiglia. Craig: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Mike: To screenwriters. Craig: [laughs] Today on the podcast, John has […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 260: Anthrax, Amnesia and Atomic Veterans — 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 260 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, Craig and I are going […]