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Draft Zero: a screenwriting podcast

Draft Zero: a screenwriting podcast

112 Episodes By Chas Fisher and Stuart Willis www.draft-zero.com
Two emerging screenwriters – Chas Fisher and Stuart Willis – try to work out what makes great screenplays work. Discovering what it takes by analysing what successful writers put on the page.
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Draft Zero: a screenwriting podcast
Draft Zero: a screenwriting podcast
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DZ-110: Voiceover
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May 31 2024 1h 41m
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DZ-109: Talking DIRECTLY to your audience
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May 1 2024 1h 20m
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DZ-108: The Emotional Event with Judith Weston
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Mar 31 2024 1h 37m
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DZ-107: Establishing Tone - Light
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Feb 29 2024 1h 54m
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DZ-106: How do you know if you have enough story?
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Dec 31 2023 1h 36m
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DZ-105: Establishing Tone - Dark
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Nov 30 2023 2h 6m
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DZ-104: Character’s Alone
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Nov 1 2023 1h 29m
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DZ-103: Game of the Scene 2 - Triangle of Sadness, The Favourite
How can games elevate dramatic scenes? In part two o... more
Oct 1 2023 1h 42m
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DZ-102: Game of the Scene - Bluey, John Wick 4
How can ‘games’ help us write better scenes? Stu and... more
Aug 31 2023 1h 23m
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DZ-101 Creating Immediacy & Anchoring Action on the Page
What can we learn by analysing how ‘oners’ are writt... more
Jul 3 2023 1h 23m
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DZ-100: Scenes through Swords
What scene work tools can be learned from martial ar... more
May 29 2023 1h
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DZ-99: Scene Questions
How do audience questions shape scenes? nspired by o... more
May 1 2023 1h 34m
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DZ-98: Ensembles 3 - Character Function & Theme
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Mar 31 2023 2h 2m
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DZ-97: Ensembles 2 - Servicing Characters
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Feb 28 2023 2h 22m
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DZ-96: Ensembles 1 - What do we mean by an ensemble?
DZ-96: Ensembles 1 - What do we mean by an ensemble?... more
Jan 31 2023 1h 16m
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DZ-95: Backmatter - Building and Maintenance
How do you maintain hope in the face of, er, screenw... more
Dec 31 2022 1h 16m
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DZ-94: Talismans (Part 2)
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Nov 30 2022 2h 7m
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DZ-93: Talismans (Part 1)
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Oct 31 2022 1h 37m
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DZ-92: Insightful recognition in powerful endings
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Sep 29 2022 1h 26m
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DZ-91: Raising (different kinds of) Stakes
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Aug 31 2022 2h 19m
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DZ-90: Setups & Payoffs in Everything Everywhere All At Once
How can you use setups and payoffs to stitch your fi... more
Jul 27 2022 1h 30m
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DZ-89: Opening Sequences
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May 31 2022 1h 48m
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DZ-88: Drama in Genre clothing
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Apr 30 2022 2h 6m
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DZ-87: Keeping Genre fresh
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Mar 28 2022 2h 13m
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DZ-86: Backmatter - Minimum Viable Product
How do you determine what is your MVP? In their annu... more
Feb 1 2022 1h 29m
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