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Scriptnotes Podcast
Scriptnotes Podcast
John August and Craig Mazin

Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written... more

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632 - Mystery and Suspense

John has the flu (or does he?) and Craig is missing, so we’re going back through the vaults... more

27 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
631 - Adapting for Television

John welcomes writer and showrunner Francesca Sloane (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Atlanta) to talk about her process of bringing a... more

20 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
630 - The One with Celine Song

John welcomes Celine Song (Past Lives) to chart her journey from playwright to Oscar-nominated screenwriter. We discuss the intricacies of... more

13 Feb 2024 · 53 minutes
629 - Cork Grease

John and Craig host another round of the Three Page Challenge, where they give their honest feedback on three listener-submitted... more

06 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
628 - The Fandom Menace

John and Craig discuss the dynamics of fandom, attempting to chart how things get cool, then hot, then... more

30 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
SC38 - Sidecast: The DGA Deal, part 2

The DGA surprised the town yesterday, announcing an update to their already-signed agreement with the AMPTP. The new deal includes... more

26 Jan 2024 · 9 minutes
627 - Unbelievably Agentic

John welcomes back Aline Brosh McKenna to look at how both you and your characters can become more “agentic.” What... more

23 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
626 - Realistic but Distracting

John and Craig investigate those details that are accurate and authentic, but can pull viewers out of the story. They... more

16 Jan 2024 · 56 minutes
625 - Back in the FYC

John and Craig take a look at the many For Your Consideration scripts suddenly available to read to see what... more

09 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
624 - Creating Empathy for Your Characters

In this compendium episode, John and Craig look at how we can best articulate our characters’ inner lives and get... more

02 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Scriptnotes Podcast
632 - Mystery and Suspense
Scriptnotes Podcast