DZ-32: High-Tension Sequences

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-32.mp3Podcast (mp3): Play in new window | DownloadHow can you recreate the feeling of cinematic high-tension on the page? Chas & Stu take a close look at sequences of high-tension – the ones that make you lean forward in fear, or jump backwards in terror. Without camera angles, lighting, music or sound, how can screenwriters can evoke those emotions […]

DZ-21: Scene Transitions and the Hook

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-21.mp3Podcast (mp3): Play in new window | DownloadHow can scene transitions do more than just move from one location to another? Stu and Chas look at one of the basic building blocks of a script: scene transitions. Transitions don’t just move you from one scene to another in a slick way, they can help you compress time, […]

DZ-16: Masters of Time and Whitespace

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-16.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDoes manipulating time on the page make your script feel more cinematic? Chas and Stu are joined by Khrob Edmonds – an award-winning filmmaker and founder of TangoEDIT – to discuss manipulation of time… … on the page! Cinema is a time-based art, and one of the primary tools […]