Scriptnotes, Ep 337: The One with Stephen Schiff — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. I’m the host of Scriptnotes. It’s a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig is either in Lithuania or somewhere in Los Angeles. He’s hidden away someplace, but I’m here in New York City. I’m at a bookstore on Prince Street […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 336: Call Me by Your Name — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Aline Brosh McKenna: My name is Aline Brosh McKenna. John: And this is Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. A couple of years ago we sat down with the […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 335: Introducing Launch — 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 335 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, it’s a whole other podcast. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 334: Worst Case Scenarios — 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 334 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Our last few episodes have been about craft, but […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 333: The End of the Beginning — 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 333 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we’re going to be taking […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 332: Wait for It — 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 332 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we’ll be discussing suspense, and […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 331: We Had the Same Idea — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Ho-ho-ho, my name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 331 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the final episode of 2017 we […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 330: A Cop’s Cop Show — 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 330 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, it’s a special episode. This […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 329: Five-Star Podnerships — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s episode contains some explicit language. You might want to listen on headphones. Thanks. Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: Craig, you have reindeer ears. This is our […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 328: Pitching Television, or Being a Passionate Widget — 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 328 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program we’ll be looking at how […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 327: Mergers and Break Ups — 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 327 of Scriptnotes, of podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we’ll be discussing mergers, such […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 326: Austin 2017 Three Page Challenge — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. Craig Mazin: And this is Craig. John: So we are both traveling this week, but today’s episode is one we recorded at the Austin Film Festival. It is a Three Page Challenge live with the people who actually wrote […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 325: (Adjective) Soldier — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Mazin is name Craig mine. John: This is Episode 325 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program we’ll be answering a bunch of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 324: All of It Needs to Stop — 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 324 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today, it’s another round of How Would This Be […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 323: Austin Live Show 2017 (AKA Too Many Scotts) — 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 the live show of Scriptnotes at Austin, 2017. Craig: 2017. And I don’t know if any of you were at the show last year. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 322: The Post-Weinstein Era — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So, today’s episode has some strong language. Standard warning. You know what, headphones might be appropriate. Also, on today’s episode we talk about some serious things including sexual assault. If you have been a victim of sexual assault, please […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 321: Getting Stuff Written — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August and this is Episode 321 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Last week, I was in London. This week, Craig is in London. We were literally flying through […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 320: Should You Give Up? — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So Craig and I recorded this episode almost a week ago. And a few things have happened since then. For starters, Harvey Weinstein. You know Craig has opinions about that so we’ll talk about that in a future episode. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 212 Rebroadcast: Diary of a First Time Director — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. This episode originally aired August 25, 2015. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s episode is one from the vaults. Back in Episode 212, Craig and I sat down with Marielle Heller, who had just directed Diary of a Teenage Girl, which is terrific. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 319: Movies Dodged a Bullet — 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 319 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show, it’s a new round of […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 318: Writing 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 318 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast we won’t be talking much […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 317: First Day on the Job — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. A small language warning. There are some big words, some bad words, in this episode. So this might be a good time to put in headphones if you’re in a place where it is not appropriate to hear the […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 316: Distracted Boyfriend Is All of Us — 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 316 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, it’s another round of How […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 315: Big Screens, Big Money — 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…my name is…my name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 315 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the program, we’ll […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 314: Unforgiven — 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 314 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show, we’ll be taking a deep […]