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Jan 29, 2013

Craig and John discuss a new report that tallies spec script sales for 2012 with the reminder that selling a spec isn't necessarily the most important thing for new writers.

After some follow-up on last week's Raiders episode, we crunch the numbers on our listener survey and discuss the genesis of Courier Prime, the...

Jan 22, 2013

Craig and John spend the entire episode discussing and dissecting RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, looking at both its structure and scene work.

This amazing and iconic 1981 film established so much of what we expect of out movie heroes and set pieces but a lot of what it does would have a hard time getting through modern...

Jan 15, 2013

With last week's news that home video stopped its free-fall and actually grew a little bit in 2012, John and Craig discuss whether studios might ease off on one-step deals and other development austerity measures.

But while one bloodbath has been averted, this week's batch of Three Page Challenges is particularly...

Jan 8, 2013

John and Craig return from the holidays to look at the WGA nominations, the perennially high costs of movies, scene headers and acceptable fonts for treatments.

Two reader questions ask how to get career stuff started before an LA move. Are any of the contests worth the bother? Does a great review on the Black List open...

Jan 1, 2013

Craig and John start the year with a look back at three very early episodes not currently on iTunes, discussing outlines, agents and the Good Boy Syndrome.

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