Beyond the Screenplay

By Michael Tucker

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 Apr 2, 2019

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“Lessons from the Screenplay” creator Michael Tucker and the LFTS team do deeper dives into the storytelling of individual movies and chat with the creatives behind those films.

Episode Date
Episode 28: Children of Men
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The LFTS team discusses why Children of Men is the perfect marriage of technique and subject matter, the layered iconography of the film, and how the exposition and world building are delivered effortlessly from the very first scene.


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Temi Coker's class: "Digital Poster Design: Combining Images & Type for Powerful Visual"


Show Notes

LFTS video on Children of Men: https://youtu.be/HUgYoT_xEFY

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

Jan 17, 2020
Episode 27: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
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The LFTS team chats with the writing team behind Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order about the process of writing a video game and the unique place the story sits in the chronology of the Star Wars Saga.


Sponsor

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Brandon Woelfel's class: "Instagram-Worthy Photography: Shoot, Edit & Share"


Show Notes

Aaron Contreras, Narrative Lead: https://twitter.com/AaronContreras

Megan Fausti, Game Writer: https://twitter.com/khoriander

Respawn Entertainment: https://www.respawn.com/


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

Jan 10, 2020
Episode 26: Star Wars — The New Films
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The LFTS team discusses the new Disney Star Wars films, exploring the various things that we want from a Star Wars movie and how to make a film that has that ineffable "Star Wars feeling."

Show Notes

LFTS video on Rogue One vs. The Force Awakens: https://youtu.be/gsIQa7sH5_Y

LFTS video on The Last Jedi: https://youtu.be/GYN2Lp9oHMk

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Dec 16, 2019
Episode 25: Star Wars — The Prequel Trilogy
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In this second of three episodes on the Star Wars Saga, the LFTS team discusses the good, the bad, and the valuable filmmaking lessons found The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith.


Sponsor

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Sabaa Tahir's Class: "Writing Authentic Fiction: How to Build a Believable Character"


Show Notes

LFTS video on Rogue One vs. The Force Awakens: https://youtu.be/gsIQa7sH5_Y

LFTS video on The Last Jedi: https://youtu.be/GYN2Lp9oHMk

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Dec 06, 2019
Episode 24: Star Wars — The Original Trilogy
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In this first of three episodes on the Star Wars Saga, the LFTS team discusses the amazing storytelling found in the original films, how the filmmaking evolved with each new entry, and why the force is so strong with these movies.


Show Notes

LFTS video on Rogue One vs. The Force Awakens: https://youtu.be/gsIQa7sH5_Y

LFTS video on The Last Jedi: https://youtu.be/GYN2Lp9oHMk

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Dec 02, 2019
Episode 23: Blade Runner
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The LFTS team discusses how Blade Runner expertly borrows from film noir, how the themes evolved for the sequel, and which version of the film is best.

Show Notes

LFTS video on Blade Runner: https://youtu.be/_tbvMzqk3F4

Patron-exclusive episode on Terminator: Dark Fate: https://www.patreon.com/posts/31503413

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros

Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor 

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider 

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com 

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Nov 22, 2019
Episode 22: The Shining
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The LFTS team discusses the psychological power of creepiness, whether or not the movie’s magic is intentional, and how the very process of writing can be terrifying. 


Sponsor 

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Show Notes

LFTS video on The Shining: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dv8KroxoAhk

Michael discussing The Exorcist on the podcast "Missing Frames": https://www.thenerdparty.com/missingframes/episode-71-the-exorcist


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor 

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider 

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Oct 30, 2019
Episode 21: Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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The LFTS team discusses how the evolution of technology influences filmmaking, whether or not an "every-person" still exists in film language, and why Sarah Connor's transformation is important.


Sponsor

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Show Notes

LFTS video on Aliens vs. Terminator 2: https://youtu.be/4x9mplwN3Lo

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Oct 18, 2019
Episode 20: Aliens
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The LFTS team discusses space marines, the differences between horror movies and action movies, and why Ripley's backstory matters.


LFTS video on Aliens vs. Terminator 2: https://youtu.be/4x9mplwN3Lo


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Oct 08, 2019
Episode 19: Ocean's Eleven
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The LFTS team discusses the importance of perspective when revealing information, what constitutes "lying to the audience," and how Ocean's 11 is just so freaking cool. Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts Find us on Twitter Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor) Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider) Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Sep 20, 2019
Episode 18: The Social Network
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The LFTS team discusses the intricate structure of the film, the collaboration between Sorkin and Fincher, and the incredible score.

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


LFTS Video on The Social Network: https://youtu.be/8IAGH6k17nw


LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Sep 03, 2019
Episode 17: Inglourious Basterds
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The LFTS team discusses the history of nazis as on-screen bad guys, the importance of foreign languages in the film, and all things Tarantino.

Mini-episode on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: https://www.patreon.com/posts/29164600

LFTS Video on Inglourious Basterds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvtOY0YrF-g 


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay 

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts 


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay 

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla 

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA 

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros 


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com 

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Aug 16, 2019
Episode 16: The Matrix (feat. Patrick (H) Willems)
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The LFTS team chats with YouTube creator and filmmaker Patrick (H) Willems about The Matrix's excellent storytelling, its exquisite production design, and why Keanu Reeves was the perfect Neo.


Patrick (H) Willems

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/patrickhwillems

Can't Get Enough of Keanu Podcast: https://anchor.fm/keanu-podcast

Patrick's video on The Matrix's opening scene: https://youtu.be/KyiqyVzD6ec


LFTS Video on The Matrix: https://youtu.be/NdSGZ-RNdTw


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros

Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Jul 31, 2019
Episode 15: Game of Thrones (feat. Alt Shift X & Just Write)
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The LFTS team chats with the creators of YouTube channels Alt Shift X and Just Write about Game of Thrones. We discuss how the mode of storytelling changed in the later seasons, how we as creators approach creating content around for something as hotly debated as Game of Thrones, and how screenwriters and filmmakers should navigate this new world of social media and fan analysis content.


Alt Shift X: 

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCveZqqGewoyPiacooywP5Ig

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AltShiftX 


Just Write:

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mythicalsage 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SageHyden 


LFTS Game of Thrones Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgZXDeGjf84 

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay 

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


References:

Article on Sociological Storytelling in Game of Thrones: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/the-real-reason-fans-hate-the-last-season-of-game-of-thrones/ 

Lindsay Ellis video on Game of Thrones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hys_m3BPTS8


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Jul 26, 2019
Episode 14: Before Sunset
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The LFTS team discusses the hidden structure of Before Sunset, the relationship of the films in the Before Trilogy, and what we would want from a fourth film in the series.

LFTS Before Sunset Video


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Jul 19, 2019
Episode 13: Screenwriter John August (Aladdin, Big Fish, Go)
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The LFTS team chats with screenwriter John August about his writing process, his latest film, Aladdin, and his screenwriting software, Highland 2.5.


John August

Scriptnotes Podcast: https://johnaugust.com/scriptnotes

Highland 2.5: https://quoteunquoteapps.com/highland-2/


Sponsor

CuriosityStream: Get your first 31-days completely free if you sign up at https://curiositystream.com/screenplay and use the promo code ‘screenplay’ (all one word, lowercase, no quotes) during the sign-up process.


Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


Jun 28, 2019
Episode 12: Minority Report
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The LFTS team discusses Steven Spielberg's take on film noir (is it actually a film noir?), explore the ways in which the film is such a great example of design fiction, and debate the morality of Precrime.


Minority Report LFTS Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbMPjas_rRU

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Jun 14, 2019
Episode 11: Inside Out
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The LFTS team discusses why the Bing Bong scene always makes people cry (and terrifies Michael), the importance of emotional authenticity for authors, and how Inside Out is an example of perfect story structure.

Inside Out LFTS Video

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
May 31, 2019
Episode 10: Avengers: Infinity War & Endgame
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The LFTS team discusses the unique storytelling challenge inherent in these movies and how the Marvel Cinematic Universe has affected our idea of what a film should be.

Spider-Man: Homecoming LFTS Video: https://youtu.be/yXSW9JcQnik

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay

LFTS Merch: https://standard.tv/collections/lfts


Sponsor

Start your 30-day trial  of Audible and get your first audiobook for free by going to http://audible.com/screenplay


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
May 10, 2019
Episode 9: Gone Girl
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The LFTS team discusses how Gone Girl came to be the first video on the channel, how the film cleverly reveals its information to the audience, and the complexities of navigating political context and controversy.

Gone Girl LFTS Video

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon

LFTS Merch


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Apr 26, 2019
Episode 8: Adaptation
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The LFTS team discusses the neurotic brilliance of the movie Adaptation, the process of creating our Adaptation short film, and all the reasons why writing is hard.

Adaptation LFTS Video/Short Film: https://youtu.be/bsEkGGc5_OU

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon



Sponsor

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Show Notes

Charlie Kaufman BAFTA Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRfXcWT_oFs

Michael & Alex's Old Web Series: http://bit.ly/2P4BeOf

Michael's film school "Adaptation-esque" project: http://bit.ly/2P3iyi9


Book References (w/Affiliate Links):

Into the Woods by John Yorke

Story by Robert McKee


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


http://bit.ly/2v1kw9m

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Apr 12, 2019
Episode 7: Independence Day (feat. Lindsay Ellis)
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The LFTS team chats with video essayist and writer Lindsay Ellis about Independence Day. We discuss her video comparing Independence Day with War of the Worlds, disaster movies in a post-9/11 world, and the challenges of making videos about film on YouTube.

Lindsay Ellis's video Independence Day vs. War of the Worlds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KioF1sTQFtE

LFTS Video on Independence Day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gu8GQOJhdA

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


Lindsay Ellis:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chezapoctube

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thelindsayellis

Hobbit Video Trilogy: The Hobbit: A Long-Expected Autopsy (Part 1/2)


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Mar 29, 2019
Episode 6: The Silence of the Lambs
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The LFTS team discusses how our videos can change dramatically as we develop them, the differences between the original screenplay for The Silence of the Lambs and the final film, and how the directorial choices elevated the movie beyond a normal thriller.

The Silence of the Lambs LFTS Video: https://youtu.be/bgLSgFDMF1k

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


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Show Notes

Every Frame a Painting video on The Silence of the Lambs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V-k-p4wzxg


Book References (w/Affiliate Links):

Into the Woods by John Yorke

Making a Good Script Great by Linda Seger


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com


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Mar 08, 2019
Episode 5: Good Will Hunting
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The LFTS team discusses the importance of considering the psychological journey of a character, the lengthy development process of Good Will Hunting, and the MPAA rating system.


Good Will Hunting LFTS Video: https://youtu.be/bgLSgFDMF1k

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


Book References (w/Affiliate Links):

Into the Woods by John Yorke

Dan Harmon’s Story Circle


Filmmakers mentioned:

Gus Van Sant

Michael Mann

Barry Jenkins


Find us on Twitter

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Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Mar 01, 2019
Episode 4: Groundhog Day
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The LFTS team discusses Groundhog Day (1993) and how it exploits its premise, the profound philosophy found within the story, and how to truly force a character to change.


Groundhog Day LFTS Video: https://youtu.be/zSQZvAKfwvA

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


Book References (w/Affiliate Links):

How to Write Groundhog Day by Danny Rubin: https://amzn.to/2X3qgMQ

The Hidden Tools of Comedy by Steve Kaplan: https://amzn.to/2SyuNYc


Find us on Twitter

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Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Feb 15, 2019
Episode 3: Searching (feat. Aneesh Chaganty & Sev Ohanian)
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The LFTS team interviews Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian, co-writers of Searching (2018), about how they took a traditional thriller story and adapted it to take place entirely on screens, their rigorous approach to collaboration and feedback, and the importance of dis-identifying with your work.


Searching LFTS Episode: https://youtu.be/bVFHAvnfW1A

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


Sponsor:

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Movie References:

Aneesh Chaganty's Google Glass short film "Seeds": https://youtu.be/nvo6ls7edUQ


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Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros

Aneesh Chaganty: https://twitter.com/aneeshchaganty

Sev Ohanian: https://twitter.com/SevOhanian


Produced by Vince Major (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Feb 07, 2019
Episode 2: The Devil Wears Prada
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The LFTS team discusses The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and how it efficiently sets up its story in the first ten pages, the long process most scripts go through to become great, and determine that casting Meryl Streep in your movie is a good idea.


The Devil Wears Prada LFTS Video: https://youtu.be/-WgzNFEu61o

The Devil Wears Prada Screenplay: https://johnaugust.com/Assets/DEVIL_WEARS_PRADA_Full_Script.pdf

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay



Sponsor:

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Book References (w/Affiliate Links):

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger


Find us on Twitter

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Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider)


Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Feb 07, 2019
Episode 1: Shaun of the Dead
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The LFTS team discusses Shaun of the Dead (2005) and how story should come from character, the similarities between horror and comedy, and the movies that scared us as kids.


Shaun of the Dead LFTS Episode: https://youtu.be/mzqDiSr4jY4

Shaun of the Dead Screenplay: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0xmqwcfxa6xqm18/ShaunOfTheDead.pdf

Beyond the Screenplay Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/beyondthescreenplay


Sponsor

CuriosityStream: http://curiositystream.com/screenplay

Book References (w/Affiliate Links):

The Hidden Tools of Comedy by Steve Kaplan: https://amzn.to/2SyuNYc

Bossypants by Tina Fey: https://amzn.to/2tbCmpt

Screenplay by Syd Field: https://amzn.to/2WPak0n

The Art of Fiction by Henry James: https://amzn.to/2BpIs9X


Find us on Twitter

Beyond the Screenplay: https://twitter.com/beyondthescreenplay

Michael Tucker: https://twitter.com/michaeltuckerla

Tricia Aurand: https://twitter.com/TriciaJeanA

Brian Bitner: https://twitter.com/BrianBitner

Alex Calleros: https://twitter.com/Alex_Calleros


Produced by Vince Major: (https://twitter.com/VinceMajor)

Edited by Eric Schneider: (https://twitter.com/ImEricSchneider

Website: http://lessonsfromthescreenplay.com

For Inquiries and Booking: Vince@Plusfortyseven.com

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Feb 07, 2019
Trailer — Beyond the Screenplay
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“Lessons from the Screenplay” creator Michael Tucker and the LFTS team do deeper dives into the storytelling of individual movies and chat with the creatives behind those films.

Feb 05, 2019