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Episode 42: Structure
November 06, 2014 02:00 PM PST
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Structure - the most important skill of a writer or the basis for generic and boring stories? Danny talks about the '5 act pixar poker idea' and Tim talks up non-linear structures.

Episode 41: Writing and making a feature
September 15, 2014 12:32 PM PDT
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Tim and Danny take a break from shooting their own feature to discuss how writers can use their skills on set.

Episode 40: Tim John goes LaLa in Hollywood!
July 29, 2014 03:57 AM PDT
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This podcast is another interview special. We talk to writer Tim John about moving to Hollywood, how to fit in, how to find work there and why it all fell apart. A great episode for those thinking about hitting tinsel town.

You can find Tim's book on Amazon - or simply click here.

Special Episode
June 19, 2014 09:46 AM PDT
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This is a special episode of the UK Scriptwriters Podcast with an important message from Tim

Episode 39: Wildseed Studios
June 05, 2014 08:38 AM PDT
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An interview special - with Jesse Cleverly from Wildseed Studios. Wildseed are giving seed funding to wild ideas right now. 50 x £10,000 in fact. What are they looking for and how do you take part? That's what Jesse outlines here, including what has worked so far.

Find out more at http://wildseedstudios.com

And a shout out of our project too - www.nelsonnutmeg.com

Episode 38: Interview with Debbie Moon (Wolfblood)
April 30, 2014 02:48 AM PDT
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In this podcast Tim and Danny meet Wolfblood creator, Debbie Moon. Wolfblood is a show commissioned by CBBC and ZDF, but is also a genre show.

We ask Debbie about writing for genre, about how she got started and about her strategy to move on from children's shows into other slots.

Episode 37:Nigel Cole interview
March 23, 2014 02:25 PM PDT
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Lots of competitions in the news; Guiding Lights, Nick Darke award, ComingUp scheme and more. PLUS Tim talks to Nigel Cole (director of Made in Dagenham and TV's Doc Martin) about working with writers and the difference between television and film.

Episode 36: Proactive and Nelson Nutmeg
February 27, 2014 08:45 AM PST
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This episode is about being proactive. What can you do to make sure you chase down every avenue? Are you an amateur or a professional. PLUS we launch our new feature film for children - Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? www.nelsonnutmeg.com

Episode 35: Children's TV
January 25, 2014 01:39 AM PST
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In this episode Danny talks about the high quality entries that have come in for this year's Red Planet Prize. What works well? What are the common mistakes?

In the second half we discuss writing for children, the differences and similarities to mainstream drama. What would make a good spec script? How long should it be?

Lastly we talk secret and exciting plans for the future. What are yours?

Episode 34: A games special
December 16, 2013 05:32 AM PST
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A Danny free zone this podcast as we delve into the world of writing for computer games and interactive entertainment in general. We tried to get somewhere quiet at the London Screenwriters Festival and gather around a microphone. A bit hit and miss with the sound, but wise words all the same.

Alongside Tim are:
* Steve Ince (20 years writing games, stretching back to the original Broken Sword and In Cold Blood)
* Rudolf Kremers (independent producer at OmniLabs whose EufloriaHD comes out for PSVita tomorrow!)
* Tony Lee (multi format writer who is best known for comics and books but who worked on games in his early days)

We talk about how to get into the business, how to start, the opportunities out there and how to go it alone and just make stuff.

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