To give you some background on this, I (Mark Sevi) don’t like podcasts much (Leo Laporte’s show being an exception.) Perhaps I am just not of the right generation – I know I just don’t have the time to sit and listen most days and my car is older with no Bluetooth or MP3 connection so I wouldn’t listen there either. But a student of mine suggested that I do a podcast and as I explored the concept I started to see the validity.
Initially, I thought it would be great to do it both live and on video with the ability to insert actual film clips. If I was going to be teaching scriptwriting techniques (like I do at my classes at Irvine Valley College and when I lecture at events, etc.) I knew I worked best by interacting with people live. The dynamics of a live group are both a bit scary and wholly exhilarating.… Read the rest