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Rather than looking at movies in terms of “two thumbs up” or “two thumbs down” Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com

Rather than looking at movies in terms of “two thumbs up” or “two thumbs down” Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com
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Rather than looking at movies in terms of “two thumbs up” or “two thumbs down” Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com

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Episodes

SUCCESSION PART 2: How To Write Subtext In Your Dialogue

9/20/2018
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In the last podcast we looked at the engine of Succession. We looked at the way each episode was put together, and the way that all these characters come together in each episode to create the season. So today, rather than thinking globally, we’re going to think locally. Rather than looking at the big structure of the piece, we’re going […] The post SUCCESSION PART 2: How To Write Subtext In Your Dialogue appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:26:13

SUCCESSION vs ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT: The Series Engine

8/21/2018
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This week we’re going to be talking about Succession. If you haven’t already seen the whole season, don’t worry. We aren’t going to give away any major spoilers. What we’re going to be looking at this week is the structure of Succession: the way that this piece is actually put together and the way the season is created so that […] The post SUCCESSION vs ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT: The Series Engine appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:18:17

HEREDITARY: The Power of the First & Last Image

7/10/2018
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This week we’ll be talking about Hereditary written and directed by Ari Aster. I want to start by talking about the first image of this film. So, if you’re worried about spoilers, we will get to some spoilers later, but you can listen to the beginning of this podcast without concern. The first image of Hereditary is the most important […] The post HEREDITARY: The Power of the First & Last Image appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:23:59

DEADPOOL 2: Where Tone Meets Genre in Screenwriting

6/28/2018
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This week, we are going to be looking at Deadpool 2 by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and a new addition to the writing team, Ryan Reynolds. If you missed my podcast on the original Deadpool, you might want to check that out as well, because one of the things that is exciting about Deadpool 2 is the way it manages to […] The post DEADPOOL 2: Where Tone Meets Genre in Screenwriting appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:21:46

The Hero Writes Itself: Interview with Katie Torpey

6/5/2018
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Jake: I am here today with Katie Torpey, our newest teacher. She is teaching our TV Drama Classes, Write Your Screenplay I, Write Your Screenplay II, Write Your Screenplay III, and The Writing Lab. Welcome, nice to have you. Katie: Thanks for having me, I am very excited. Jake: I would love to start off by talking a little bit about […] The post The Hero Writes Itself: Interview with Katie Torpey appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:35:23

A QUIET PLACE Part 2: Dialogue, Action & The Theme of Your Screenplay

5/21/2018
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In the first installment of this podcast, we looked at A Quiet Place in relation to writing action and discussed how all of screenplay formatting really exists for one purpose: to isolate visual moments of action. By isolating visual moments of action we can hypnotize the reader into seeing, hearing, and feeling the story in their mind’s eye, rather than […] The post A QUIET PLACE Part 2: Dialogue, Action & The Theme of Your Screenplay appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:25:43

Isle Of Dogs Vs. Roseanne – Writing For Political Change

4/20/2018
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Please note, this podcast was recorded prior to the recent scandals surrounding Roseanne Barr. We have chosen to leave the podcast on our site because we feel it may have information that is valuable to writers. But the analysis was based upon what the show appeared to be after the airing of the pilot. As recent events have shown, rather […] The post Isle Of Dogs Vs. Roseanne – Writing For Political Change appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:21:28

Nurturing The Inner Artist

4/4/2018
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Jake: Hi, I’m Jacob Krueger, and thank you for tuning into a very special episode of The Write Your Screenplay Podcast. This is our 100th episode. I’m so incredibly excited, proud and grateful to all of the listeners that have made this possible for 100 episodes. So, I was thinking, “What am I going to do for my 100th episode?” […] The post Nurturing The Inner Artist appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:56:56

BoJack Horseman: Breaking The Rules Of Structure

3/23/2018
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This week we are going to be talking about BoJack Horseman, but we aren’t just going to be talking about the series, we are going to be talking about one very particular episode, and doing a really deep breakdown: Season 4, Episode 9 which is entitled Ruthie. A lot of the times when we talk about television, we talk about […] The post BoJack Horseman: Breaking The Rules Of Structure appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:27:42

The Florida Project: Structure Without Structure

3/8/2018
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This week we are going to be talking about The Florida Project, by Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch. I am so excited to be talking about this film, especially a week after the Oscars, because this is a film that probably should have been competing for Best Picture. Bria Vinaite probably should have been competing for Best Actress, and Sean […] The post The Florida Project: Structure Without Structure appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:26:33

Find The Emotional Core Of Your Screenplay

2/20/2018
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Jake: This week, I am so excited to be doing something we’ve actually never done before on the podcast: we have two different writers, Doug Jung and Emily Dell. Emily tends to come at things from more of the independent film side, and Doug has been involved in some very famous blockbusters and big name TV shows like Star Trek […] The post Find The Emotional Core Of Your Screenplay appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:29:43

An Interview With Sebastian Stan From I, Tonya

1/29/2018
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Jake: This week I am with Sebastian Stan. Many of you have probably seen I, Tonya and Sebastian’s performance in that piece. We are going to have an interesting conversation with Sebastian, looking at I, Tonya from the perspective of an actor and also from the perspective of a writer. And we’re going to be discussing something that is important […] The post An Interview With Sebastian Stan From I, Tonya appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:20:10

Top 10 Revision Tips Podcast: Part 2

1/24/2018
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If you listened to the previous episode of this podcast, you have probably developed a pretty valuable approach for how to revise your screenplay. And you know that approach focuses on these 5 simple tips for revision: #1 – Never Rewrite Without a Goal #2 – Follow Your North Star #3 – Concentrate on What’s Working #4 – Stay Away […] The post Top 10 Revision Tips Podcast: Part 2 appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:28:45

Top 10 Revision Tips Podcast: Part 1

1/13/2018
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This is a time of year when many of us are thinking about rewrites, both on our scripts and on our lives. So what better time for a podcast about rewriting? Everyone knows that writing is rewriting. But for many writers, the rewriting process can feel so overwhelming that it’s hard to hold onto that creative spark that made the […] The post Top 10 Revision Tips Podcast: Part 1 appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:34:37

COCO Podcast: Part 2 – The Power of Vignettes

12/23/2017
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COCO Podcast: Part 2 – The Power of Vignettes As we discussed in Part 1 of this podcast, sometimes it only takes one moment to find the structure of your script— the moment where everything comes into clarity and you understand where your movie is really going to live. For the writers of Coco, that place was the real […] The post COCO Podcast: Part 2 – The Power of Vignettes appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:32:35

COCO Podcast: Part 1

12/8/2017
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COCO Podcast: Part 1 – The Script & The Research By Jacob Krueger This week, we’re going to be discussing Coco, the new Pixar movie by Adrian Molina & Matthew Aldrich. If you haven’t seen this beautiful film yet, then you should run to the theatre immediately, because not only is it perhaps the most visually stunning Pixar film yet, […] The post COCO Podcast: Part 1 appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:13:38

Stranger Things 2 Podcast: PART 2 -The Structure of Two Seasons

11/16/2017
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Stranger Things 2 Podcast Part 2: The Structure of Two Seasons By Jacob Krueger In last week’s Stranger Things 2 Podcast, we talked about the way a TV pilot starts up the engine of a series, and the challenges, especially in a TV Drama series like Stranger Things where everything changes at the end of the first season, of getting […] The post Stranger Things 2 Podcast: PART 2 -The Structure of Two Seasons appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:32:55

Stranger Things 2 Podcast Pt.1

11/10/2017
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Stranger Things 2 Podcast: Part 1: Primary & Secondary Structure By Jacob Krueger This week we are going to be looking at Stranger Things, Season 2. And don’t worry if you haven’t seen the whole season, because for this podcast to be valuable, all you need to watch is the first episode. And I’ll save the big spoilers for the […] The post Stranger Things 2 Podcast Pt.1 appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:22:20

Mindhunter Podcast

10/20/2017
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MINDHUNTER: Writing For David Fincher Interview With Staff Writer & JK Studio Student Pamela Cederquist Live from ITVFEST By Jacob Krueger Jake: Hello everybody thanks for joining us. This is an exciting event for me for a couple of different reasons. As a lot of you know, we are up here at ITVfest in Vermont, hosting a retreat for our […] The post Mindhunter Podcast appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:00:51:34

Mother! Podcast

10/7/2017
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Mother! By Jacob Krueger Before we get started with this week’s podcast, I want to take a moment to remind you that you still have a few days left to register for our Annual TV Writing Retreat, October 11-15 in Manchester Vermont. This is our biggest event of the year. We bring our entire faculty– including Jerry Perzigian, former showrunner […] The post Mother! Podcast appeared first on Write Your Screenplay.

Duration:02:22:50