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This week we’re going to be talking about BlacKkKlansman by Spike Lee, Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott.When I first went out to see BlacKkKlansman, my hope was that I was going to be able to do a podcast about how to write a movie for a political...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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This week we are going to be looking at A Quiet Place by Scott Beck, Bryan Woods, and John Krasinski.Everyone who knows anything about A Quiet Place has commented on the way it uses the visual medium directorially to tell a story with hardly any dialogue at all.But what very...
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Excerpt from Podcast:"...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 of Season 4, Episode 9, entitled...
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Excerpt from the podcast:“...the pilot episode of any TV series does more than just introduce great characters or tell a great story. It creates an engine powerful enough to launch every character in the series into a huge journey-- and a replicable structure for the...
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Want to know how to make a living as a screenwriter? You won't find a more powerful podcast than this, and it's all because of the talented and dedicated Jacob Krueger.Everybody wants to sell their script, but how are you supposed to know what makes a movie commercial? And...
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In this week's podcast:Jacob Krueger breaks down the structure of Mother! and the three simple screenwriting concepts that make it both succeed and struggle to connect to its audience.
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EXCERPT FROM THE INTERVIEW:"...Don’t write for anyone but yourself.  At the end of the day, write the movie that you know you would be super excited to sit down and watch. Don’t think...
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EXCERPT FROM THE PODCAST:"... as writers we can feel terrified. We have a blank page and it looks like the entire world is available, but if...
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EXCERPT FROM THE PODCAST:"...For all its many structural problems, Atomic Blonde does succeed in its extraordinary fight sequences for the same reason that Iron Man succeeds: because the writer knows that guns are no fun.If Iron Man is going...
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EXCERPT FROM THE PODCAST:“...This week, we’re going to be talking about a whole bunch of movies, but they all have one thing in common. They all have more than one main character. There’s a lot of debate about the question of whether new screenwriters should...
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This week we are going to be looking at Dunkirk by Christopher Nolan.On top of being an extraordinary cinematic experience, Dunkirk is a particularly interesting script to look at as screenwriters, because it breaks pretty much every rule that you’ve likely been told...
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Spider Man Homecoming Part 2 – Creating Unforgettable Characters & The Game of Screenplay StructureIn last week’s podcast we talked about writing a great antagonist by letting go of our need to see them as the bad-guy, who “antagonizes” the main...
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Hello, I am Jacob Krueger and this is The Write Your Screenplay Podcast. On this podcast, rather than looking at movies in terms of “two thumbs up, two thumbs down, loved it or hated it,” we look at them in terms of what we can learn from them as screenwriters. We...
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In last week’s podcast, we discussed the many differences between playwriting and screenwriting. So this week we’re going to be getting deeper into the craft of screenwriting: what it takes to write a script that succeeds on the page.As we discussed last week,...
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"...The process of writing a screenplay is different from writing a play in many essential ways. The first is the difference in the use of action.For screenwriters, action is the primary tool of structure. But for playwrights, the primary tool is dialogue.Don’t get me...
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"...If you’ve been following my podcast, you know that I’ve been talking for some time about the desperate need for some smart people to start writing superhero movies.Action movies and superhero movies are the mythologies of our time-- millions of people see them,...
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