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The Screenwriting Life with Meg LeFauve and Lorien McKenna

The Screenwriting Life with Meg LeFauve and Lorien McKenna

185 Episodes By Meg LeFauve & Lorien McKenna www.facebook.com/thescreenwritin...
Welcome to The Screenwriting Life, a podcast where Oscar-nominated writer Meg LeFauve and Emmy-nominated writer Lorien McKenna discuss not only the craft and business of Screenwriting, but also the emotional life: the ups and downs of being a creative, to remind you that you are not alone and to kee ...more
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179 | Feature Film Story Engine Checklist: 8 Elements To Turn A Situation Into A MOVIE
STORY ENGINE. Two words we so often dread, but let's... more
Feb 15 2024 1h 9m
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178 | The Holdovers Writer David Hemingson On Finding Humanity In Our Characters
Despite this being his first produced feature, David... more
Feb 8 2024 1h 15m
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177 | Past Lives Writer/Director Celine Song: Standing In Your Authority As a Writer and Artist
Hearing Celine Song discuss her authority as an arti... more
Feb 1 2024 1h 17m
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176 | Michael Arndt on Balancing Plot & Emotional Storytelling
We talk about lava, character wounds, and emotional ... more
Jan 25 2024 1h 10m
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175 | American Fiction Writer/Director Cord Jefferson's Advice For Adaptating Material
Cord Jefferson knows what if feels like to watch a p... more
Jan 18 2024 45m
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BONUS: 174 | Jodie Foster on Building Truthful Characters (REBROADCAST)
ORIGINALLY BROADCAST ON JUL 26, 2023Despite being a ... more
Jan 15 2024 1h 6m
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173 | Adam Grant On Practical Ways To Unlock Our Creative Potential
Do you ever feel stuck in your work? Like there's an... more
Jan 11 2024 1h 5m
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172 | The Money Episode (Don’t Panic!) ft. Paco de Leon
Don't worry, we hate talking about it too. And yet, ... more
Jan 4 2024 1h 7m
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171 | Permission To Dream
As we navigate the holidays, it's easy to look back ... more
Dec 28 2023 51m
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170 | REBROADCAST: How To Write A Christmas or Holiday Movie (w/ Eirene Tran Donohue)
It's that time of year when hundreds of Holiday Movi... more
Dec 21 2023 1h 4m
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169 | Oscar Winner Tom McCarthy (Spotlight, Alaska Daily) On Writing For & Working With Actors
Having begun his career as an actor, and then transi... more
Dec 14 2023 1h 14m
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168 | WGA Inclusion & Equity Committee Members Discuss Representation and Authenticity In our Writing
Today we're honored to welcome NINE members from the... more
Dec 7 2023 1h 8m
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167 | Writing For Production On A Microbudget (ft. Jeffrey Crane Graham, aka Producer Jeff!)
This week, producer Jeff walks you through how he go... more
Nov 30 2023 1h 11m
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166 | A Happy Thanksgiving Throwback To Our First Episode
Happy Thanksgiving TSLers! Enjoy this throwback to o... more
Nov 23 2023 47m
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165 | Michael Arndt's Act 1 Masterclass (REBROADCAST)
To prepare for his upcoming appearance on our show, ... more
Nov 16 2023 1h 22m
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164 | The Morning Show Showrunner On Incorporating Real World Events Into Our Writing (ft. Charlotte Stoudt)
The Morning Show is one of TV's most discussed shows... more
Nov 9 2023 1h 1m
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163 | Screenwriting: Joy, Pain, Legacy (2023 Guest Supercut Pt. 2)
In our time time-honored tradition of asking the sam... more
Nov 6 2023 1h 39m
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162 | Screenwriting: Joy, Pain, Legacy (2023 Guest Supercut Pt. 1)
In our time time-honored tradition of asking the sam... more
Nov 2 2023 1h
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161 | LIVE Stephen's College Story Workshop + Writing Exercises for Act 2
We're back for another story workshop, plus some ama... more
Oct 26 2023 1h 8m
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160 | Documentary Filmmaking (And Writing) w/ Monique N. Matthews and Linda Goldstein Knowlton
Believe it or not, documentary filmmaking has lots i... more
Oct 19 2023 1h 24m
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159 | Writing For Video Games & Interactive Screenwriting w/ Shanon M. Ingles and Stephan Bugaj
Throughout the 21st century, video games have become... more
Oct 12 2023 1h 25m
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158 | Mail Bag
Today, we do one of our favorite things: answer YOUR... more
Oct 5 2023 1h 16m
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157 | (REBROADCAST) The Definitive Lava Episode
TSL was on set this week! (Exciting - more soon)...b... more
Sep 28 2023 58m
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156 | SPECIAL: The Elevator Pitch + Austin Film Festival Prep Workshop
The Austin Film Festival is many things, but one if ... more
Sep 21 2023 1h 33m
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155 | 6 Essential Strategies To Tackle a Rewrite
There is nothing worse than writer's block when faci... more
Sep 14 2023 58m
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