DZ-47: Backmatter – A Lost Jedi, White Knighting, and Writers-On-Set

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-47.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWill Director Stu allow Writer Chas on his set? Following our annual wrap up in 2017, we’ve decided to once again explore what craft issues/lessons we can garner from the latest Stars, namely Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, focusing on how consequences of character actions can do a lot […]

DZ-46: Organising your story around Point of View

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-46.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhat questions do you want your audience asking at any given time? Waaaaaaaaaay back in DZ-5, Stu and Chas examined how shifting narrative point of view (i.e. what the audience knows in relation to the characters on screen) heightens emotions in any given scene. We’ve now taken that micro […]

DZ-45: Arguments of the Scene

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-45.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow can you dramatise your theme on a scene level? As part of their ongoing exploration of scene-work, Stu and Chas apply their earlier thinking on theme and character worldview to individual scenes. Can examining a scene from a thematic perspective impact the drama, conflict or stakes of the […]