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Episode 33: Red Planet Prize
November 11, 2013 01:16 PM PST
Danny is back with the Red Planet Prize. But we also talk about the BBC Writers' Room, Video On Demand, and why writers could get more out of the London Screenwriters' Festival.
And remember folks; wise up and be normal.Episode 32: Recently graduated?
October 07, 2013 03:06 AM PDT
Coming to you 'live' from the middle of the Med, this episode Tim and Danny are joined by 3 people who are all at different stages of graduating and looking for work? Was the degree worth it? What kind of work are they looking for? What plans are they putting into place?Episode 31:Book writing special
August 22, 2013 02:47 PM PDT
This episode we have a special guest; Mary Evans. Mary is a scriptwriter, but also has done a lot of research into self publishing books AND is also a writer for the TV Times. How does writing prose slot into scriptwriting?Episode 30: A TV writing special
July 07, 2013 08:17 AM PDT
Danny just got back from the BBC Writers Room TV Drama Festival. He spoke to writers there and Tim asks him - is this a golden age for TV writers? Note: we recorded this episode outside, apologies for the windy audio experience!Episode 29: Freelancing&Funding
May 23, 2013 01:22 PM PDT
A business focus to this episode. Is freelancing for you? And are you fully exploring all forms of funding?Episode 28: Q&A with Jo Ho
May 09, 2013 09:44 AM PDT
Danny has a lively chat with Jo Ho, creator & writer of CBBC's Spirit Warriors. They discuss Jo's career, everything from how she got a series commissioned as a new writer, her writing insights, and what she's up to now. Enjoy!Episode 27a: Nil By budget
April 05, 2013 02:48 AM PDT
How do you write for the low / no / micro budget scene?Episode 27: 10 Questions
March 22, 2013 11:47 AM PDT
Tim and Danny answer ten common questions about the industry.Episode 26: Characters and VHSs
January 26, 2013 12:49 PM PST
Tim and Danny consider the demise of retail stores such as HMV, chat about characters and how to make them interesting and deliver some interesting news for writers on opportunities.Episode 25: Planes Trains and Reviews
December 21, 2012 04:41 AM PST
Tim and Danny get stuck at the airport and so discuss:
November 04, 2012 12:26 PM PST
A snapshot of Tim and Danny sitting around. They chance upon:
and others.Episode 23
September 28, 2012 02:10 PM PDT
A special Skype call episode where we talk to the co-founders of the Great American Pitch Fest (who are also writers themselves) Signe Olynyk and Bob Schultz. They're in the UK promoting their new feature, Below Zero and also talking about a pitchfest spin off being held at the London Screenwriters Festival.
But we wanted to ask them about a controversial issue. Is it right for writers to charge other writers for events? Why do they cost so much? Could they be cheaper?Episode 22a - the full interview
August 10, 2012 04:18 AM PDT
In the last podcast we featured an interview with Melissa where she was quizzing us on the industry and the craft. Here is the full interview. It's a longy - 80 minutes or so. That's why its a special "22a" episode as it may not be for everyone. The audio is compressed a little bit more than normal to keep the file size sensible.Episode 22: Marketing your spec script
July 16, 2012 01:15 PM PDT
It's a slightly different podcast this month. MA student Melissa Hermanny has some questions to ask for her essay and comes down in person to hear our ramblings. We include a couple of highlights here, with the full interview to come later. So in all we cover...
And remember to keep in touch. Find us on twitter and facebook. Search ukscriptwriters.Episode 21: Visual Storytelling
June 13, 2012 02:23 PM PDT
Tim and Danny discover there is little news out there so focus instead on 3 items from the mailbag.
April 24, 2012 08:46 AM PDT
In this episode Tim and Danny discuss:
March 24, 2012 06:30 AM PDT
We sit down with James Moran at the Southern Script Festival to talk about:
February 20, 2012 11:01 AM PST
* Two new UK based schemes for writers
January 09, 2012 02:39 PM PST
Mentioned in the podcast this month...
December 01, 2011 12:09 PM PST
Mirroring the Ricky Gervais podcast format this month's episode has Tim as Ricky, Danny as Stephen Merchant and guest star Johnny Griffith as Karl Pilkington. This month...
* Danny gives an update on the Red Planet prize
November 07, 2011 06:10 AM PST
* Red Planet Prize is back!
September 20, 2011 05:59 AM PDT
In this dialogue-special podcast:
August 27, 2011 05:20 AM PDT
Along with the regular competition (courtesy of Industrial Scripts) and silly bits this podcast we focus on agents.
* Do you need an agent?
July 28, 2011 08:52 AM PDT
A one year anniversary for the podcast
June 28, 2011 09:55 AM PDT
In this episode we go through the mail bag and answer 3 questions. Don't forget you can mail us questions at email@example.com and find us on twitter @ukscriptwriters
* check out using withoutabox.com for your script competitions entries
May 26, 2011 01:23 PM PDT
* Listener's Question - 1 page per minute?
* Thanks to Moviescope and IndustrialScripts.co.ukEpisode 9: Going to Cannes
April 29, 2011 11:04 AM PDT
* News on BBC Writers Academy
March 28, 2011 06:42 AM PDT
A special edition of the podcast devoted to the subject of pitching, with special guest Chris Hill (Skins etc). Recorded live at the Southern Script Festival, so the sound is 'on location'!Episode 8: Practical Advice
February 27, 2011 05:21 AM PST
* Dear Podcast - two emails from listeners; one on Gnomeo and Juliet, the other on "do you need to do research, if so, what kind?"
January 28, 2011 09:50 AM PST
* BAFTA nominations - and how they affect us
December 22, 2010 11:44 AM PST
Are formal courses worth doing? What qualifications do you need to be a writer? We discuss:
* NEWS - lots of new opportunities at the moment. Plus Creative England, will it work?
* PLUS - Merry Christmas and Happy 2011!Episode 5: You said what?
November 26, 2010 10:42 AM PST
Using interviews with fellow writers, who we met at the Screenwriters' Festival, we discuss:
* How should we feel about attending festivals?
PLUS we talk about "Alice in Wonderland", "A Town called Panic", "Misfits" and "Walking Dead".
AND FINALLY there is a chance for you to win Movie Magic software, DVDs and Moviescope subscriptions in our new competition.Episode 4: A sideways look
October 26, 2010 12:31 PM PDT
A special 'pro-active' show looking at what writers can do - more than just writing scripts and sending them out.
How to be proactive and control your own career.
September 22, 2010 09:30 AM PDT
News and competition round-up.
August 26, 2010 09:24 AM PDT
News - London Screenwriters' Festival.
July 27, 2010 08:29 AM PDT
Tim Clague and Danny Stack talk about the UK scriptwriting scene - film, TV and new media.
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