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-24: Forging story rules in TV pilots

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-24.mp3Podcast (mp3): Play in new window | DownloadAre your story rules in your pilot strong enough to play out over the life of your show? Stu and Chas move away from the world of features and dive into the Pilot Episodes of some (New) Golden Age Television: THE SHIELD, THE WIRE, BREAKING BAD, and MAD MEN. […]

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 […]