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 1h45m. Bisher sind 67 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 16: DZ-16: Masters of Time and Whitespace

Does manipulating time on the page make your script feel more cinematic?


 2014-12-16  1h49m

episode 15: DZ-15: World Building Rules, Okay?

How does setting up rules help you build a world?


 2014-11-04  2h0m

episode 14: DZ-14: Writing For Actors & Old Underwear

How can we make our screenwriting more appealing to Actors?


 2014-10-22  1h16m

episode 13: DZ-13: True That - Tips from Tarantino

What is it about Tarantino's writing that elevates his work?


 2014-10-05  1h25m

episode 12: DZ-12: Craft, Career and Coffins

The Podcast You Used To Know


 2014-09-16  1h1m

episode 11: DZ-11: Clash of the MacGuffins!

Is the MacGuffin truly interchangable, and how does it impact on your character writing?


 2014-07-30  1h33m

episode 10: DZ-10: Midpoint Reversals and The Ride

How can the middle of your film pivot so much that it pulls the rug out of your audience?


 2014-07-08  1h19m

episode 9: DZ-09: Characterising Introductions

Can the introduction of a character be so good that the character doesn't need describing?


 2014-06-23  1h22m

episode 8: DZ-08: Status Transactions and the Power of Washing Machines

How does a shift in status or power reveal character?


 2014-06-10  1h32m

episode 7: DZ-07: On Rewriting - How much Bull is left in the Hustle?

What can be gleamed from the substantial rewrite of a famed spec?


 2014-05-26  55m