Draft Zero: a screenwriting podcast

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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h42m. Bisher sind 87 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 6 hours 17 minutes


episode 85: DZ-85: Choices & Decision 2 - The Farewell & Wrath of Man

What is difference between choice and decision when it comes to audience experience?


 2021-11-17  1h49m

episode 84: DZ-84: Choices & Decisions 1 - Booksmart

What is the difference between choice and decision when it comes to characters?


 2021-10-30  1h12m

episode 83: DZ-83: A Very Thematic Stand-up Special!

What can screenwriters learn from the storytelling techniques used by stand-up comedians?


 2021-09-08  2h31m

episode 82: DZ-82: Dramatising Given Circumstances in Watchmen

How can writers dramatise Given Circumstances?


 2021-08-18  2h6m

episode 81: DZ-81: Pitch Decks & Look Books - Development Tools 4

How do you make effective pitch decks and look books for your projects?


 2021-06-30  1h13m

episode 80: DZ-80: Interweaving Timelines 3 - Little Women

How can interweaving timelines elevate the emotional experience for the audience?


 2021-05-31  2h11m

episode 79: DZ-79: Interweaving Timelines 2 - The Social Network

How can interweaving two timelines change how we feel about a character?


 2021-04-30  1h37m

episode 78: DZ-78: Interweaving Timelines 1 - Destroyer

How does interweaving two timelines change how the audience feel?


 2021-04-01  1h42m

episode 77: DZ-77: Backmatter - Prioritising and choosing projects

How do you choose which project to start next?


 2021-02-28  1h36m

episode 76: DZ-76: Spotlight on Sofia Coppola

What can we learn from Sofia Coppola’s on-the-page skills over her career?


 2021-02-01  1h54m