DZ-39: Backmatter – Hitting LA, Receiving Feedback, and a Roguish One

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-39.mp3Podcast (mp3): Play in new window | DownloadHow can writers make use of their time when hitting LA? In another backmatter-only episode, Stu & Chas zig-zag through a range of topics. We talk about Chas’ experience(s) hitting both Los Angeles and the Austin Film Festival, effective networking, career capital, the art of receiving feedback, and Stu’s harsh […]

DZ-29: Showdowns & Scene Structure

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-29.mp3Podcast (mp3): Play in new window | DownloadWhat can fight scenes – whether physical or verbal – teach us about structuring any scene? In exploring how to write good fight scenes, Stu and Chas compare how writers structure memorable showdowns – both verbal and physical. Fights vs arguments. Swords vs insults. Lightsabres vs passive aggressive subtext. […]

DZ-12: Craft, Career and Coffins

http://traffic.libsyn.com/draftzero/DZ-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s the The Podcast You Used To Know…. After a short hiatus, DRAFT ZERO is back! Well, half of us is… Chas (sans Stu) is joined by a very special guest – Natasha Pincus. As a screenwriter, Tash’s feature CLIVE was on the 2012 Black List. As a director, her music video for […]