Plotpoints Podcast Episode 112, 2017.10.08



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Show notes Plotpoints Podcast.
October 08, 2017- ep12

Mark Sevi, Shadia Sephernia, Mary Claire Anderson

NOTE:  Our discussion on double standards in Hollywood took place before producer Harvey Weinstein was fired.

00:00:00 – Intro
#maryclaireanderson

00:00:39 – Host Chat
#marksevi #maryclarieanderson #shadiasephernia

Welcome to Ms Shadia!  Toby is at podcasting convention to learn how to make us more bettterer.  Thanks, Tobe!

00:00:30 – Discussion on Shadia’s new short film with Mary Claire producing.

– Shadia’s YouTube Channel : HERE

– New Media Expert Frank Chindamo coming to OC Screenwriters event.
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00:00:8:30 – Discussion: Is there a double standard in Hollywood?  Discussion on sexual harassment.

Hollywood is a very small town.

00:17:15 – What Are We Watching?
Mark Sevi, Mary Claire Anderson, Shadia Sephernia

Mark: #StarTrekDiscovery – new Star Trek series and the older movies

MC: #crazyexgirlfriend #fuckmeraybradbury

Shadia: #atlanta #willandgrace

HALL PASSES TO BE HANDED OUT!

00:25:00 – Mark’s Great Writer/Movie/TV Focus
Mark Sevi

The incredible Coen Brothers, Joel and Ethan.

#bloodsimple #crimewave #raisingarizona #millerscrossing #bartonfink #hudsuckerproxy #fargo #thebiglebowski #thenakedman #obrotherwhereartthou #themanwhowasntthere #intolerablecruelty #theladykillers #nocountryforoldmen #burnafterreading #aseriousman #truegrit #inside llewlyndavis #unbroken  #bridgeofspies #hailcaeser #suburbicon #cormacmcarthy #miseenscene

 Discussion MC and Shadia – opening with a villain

00:42:16 – This Week in Television and Film
Mary Claire Anderson

Friday Night Lights: #fridaynightlights #momhasgreattaste #cleareyesfullheart #relationshipgold #johncarterfrommars

No Country For Old Men: #coenbrothers

00:46:45 Q&A
Mark Sevi

(1) How should a script open?  Any “rules?”  How do you write a great opening? (Thanks, Jamie)

(2) Should I write to market trends?

(3) How do I avoid cliches in my work?

Call (919) Scripts and leave your questions.

00:60:32 – Act III
Mark Sevi

How to write Intros.  The Contract With The Audience (copyright Mark Sevi)

#contractwiththeaudience #halloweentown

00:54:30 – Outro

HEY!  Tell us what is your favorite Scifi, Romantic Comedy or Comic Book movie?  Call (919) Scripts and shout it out to us.

Saying ciao until next time!

Resources: 919-SCRIPTS to leave a message/ask questions. www.plotpoints.com (show blog and more)

www.ocscreenwriters.com

Writers Guild Registration ? www.wgawregistry.org

U.S. Copyright Office – www.copyright.gov Podcast available on iTunes

All Material copyright (c) Mark Sevi 

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