DZ-36: Backmatter – Time Risk and Fixing Movies

How can writers wisely invest their time in projects? In this “special”, backmatter-only episode, Stu & Chas take inspiration from Terry Rossio’s excellent article on TIME RISK and ice skate over a range of topics. We talk about time investment in projects, Stuart’s project Restoration, doing you down work first, managing feedback, thinking positive being a […]

DZ-17: Where’s my gold-plated ensuite?

When you’re an emerging filmmaker, what are different ways to tackle a “career”? It’s our Holiday Special! In this episode (recorded December 2014), Chas and Stu break all the rules. No homework. No pages. No empirical analysis. They reluctantly but boldly reflect over the first year of Draft Zero and how it has influenced their ‘careers’ (such as they […]