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 […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 313: Well, It Worked in the 80s — 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 313 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, are you at all afraid of the number […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 312: The Magic Word Is In This Episode — 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 312 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we’ll be tackling listener questions […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 311: Scriptnotes Live Homecoming Show — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hey, this is John. So today’s episode of Scriptnotes has a few bad words. So if you’re driving in the car with your kids, this is the warning. Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 310: What’s in the WGA Deal — 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 310 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we’ll be talking with one […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 309: Logic and Gimmickry — Transcript

The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: Oh yeah. My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 309 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, we will be […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 308: Chekhov’s Ladder — 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 308 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show, we’ll be looking at how […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 307: Teaching Your Heroes to Drive — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 307 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the podcast, Craig, what are we talking about? Craig: Today on the podcast, John, we’re going to […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 306: DRAMA! — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 306 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show, we’ll be taking a look at what happens when the drama is behind the camera […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 305: Forever Young and Stupid — Transcript

John August: Hey, this is John. So, one of the scripts we’re discussing today has a few bad words, so if you’re in the car with your kids, that’s your warning. Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Scriptnotes, Episode 305, a podcast […]

Scriptnotes, Ep 304: Location Is Where It’s At — Transcript

John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 304 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Today on the show, we’ll be looking at how screenwriters describe locations and how those choices impact production and […]