Plotpoints Podcast Episode 115, 2017.11.24

Show Notes November 24, 2017 EP 15

Get a Clue and Listen!  We’re visiting new worlds and new civilizations on this podcast with Mark Sevi, Mary Claire Anderson Van Kempen and guest host Shadia Sephernia!

plotpoints logo with james bond

00:00:00 Intro
Mary Claire Anderson Van Kempen

00:00:59 Table Talk

Toby at his film festival in Chicago so Shadia Sephernia sits in.

The Orange County Screenwriters Association was a bit hit!

#ocscreenwriters #projectchicago

chicago reel shorts

Mark Sevi, Shadia Sephernia, Mary Claire Anderson Van Kempen


oc screenwriters logo

00:06:51 Weinstein fallout continues.

Mary Claire, Shadia, Mark

00:10:44 What Are We Watching?
Mark Sevi, Mary Claire Anderson Van Kempen, Shadia Sephernia

#the nightof

00:18:00 Guily Pleasures and Under-Appreciated Films and TV

Mark Sevi, Mary Claire Anderson Van Kempen, Shadia Sephernia

#clue #westinggame


00:26:00 FOCUS: SuperWriter, Producer, Director J.J. Abrahms.
Mark Sevi

#alias #regardinghenry #westworld #troma #startrek #starwars #felicity #lost #super8 #cloverfield #missionimpossible #fringe #joyride

Delivery boy Abrams:

Abrams credits:

00:44:31 This Week/Year/Whatever in Film History

#closeencountersofthethirdtime #silverlingsplaybook


00:44:00 Q&A – Questions, Questions, Questions
Mark Sevi

How do I write multiple main characters?

King of Sequels? Can (should) I write a sequel for a film if I’m not being paid for it?

Who should take care of transitions – the writer or the director – or both?

00:57: Outro

Saying ciao until next time!

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

Resources: 919-SCRIPTS to leave a message/ask questions. (show blog and more) – by writers for writers.

Be Inspired, Do Good Work!

Writers Guild Registration ?

U.S. Copyright Office –

Podcast available on iTunes

All Material copyright (c) Mark Sevi


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