DZ-25: Coincidences, Contrivances & Giant Eagles

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/dz-25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHow do screenwriters get away with using coincidences in their stories? Remember that time in THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS when Bruce suddenly – magically – returned to Gotham, and you were like “WTF?!” ¬†Well, it turns out that many of the best films have moments that are just as […]

DZ-11: Clash of the MacGuffins!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIs the MacGuffin truly interchangable, and how does it impact on your character writing? Stu and Chas are joined by a special guest – Scriptmag contributor Brad Johnson – to discuss how the choice of the MacGuffin can impact on the quality of an action/adventure film. To test this […]