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2 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Elias Madias. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Elias Madias, often where they are interviewed.

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2 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Elias Madias. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Elias Madias, often where they are interviewed.

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Bonus: Elias Madias talks Shadow of Mordor and Screenwriting

Creative Writing Life
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This week, we share an interview with Elias Madias, writer on the awesome video game Shadow of Mordor. He talkings about how he came up in the industry through being a Director’s Assistant, how he found a writing partner and bust down the first door in his way (to get to Disney!), and how he got into games (the secret? Connections. Networking. Duh).

This interview first appeared on the Creative Writing Career podcast way back on episode two.

Plus, Paul, Justin, and PT talk about adaptations. How do you go about adapting a work into another medium? What do you need to consider when writing in another person’s world?

Tune in and find out!

Paul's Blog: https://maximumz.blog/

Paul's Creative Writing Career episode: https://creativewritingcareer.simplecast.fm/96e960d3

Justin's Amazon page: https://www.amazon.com/Justin-Sloan/e/B00OJPAM0K/

PT's Amazon page: https://www.amazon.com/P.T.-Hylton/e/B00J8K7KWY/

Get the Creative Writing Life book: https://www.amazon.com/Creative-Writing-Life-Justin-Sloan-ebook/dp/B07YR2FMYK/

Dec 07 2019

49mins

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Screenwriting for Disney and the videogame Shadow of Mordor with Elias Madias

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Join Stephan Bugaj, Justin Sloan, and Kevin Tumlinson as they sit down with Elias Madias to discuss his journey as a screenwriter and video game writer.

SHADOW OF MORDOR! That’s right, that’s what we said. But before we get there, we talked with Elias about how he came up in the industry through being a Director’s Assistant, how he found a writing partner and bust down the first door in his way (to get to Disney!), and how he got into games (the secret? Connections. Networking. Duh).

He spent a few minutes talking about the Austin Film Festival, since he’ll be on a panel with Justin. The key there is to go and talk to everyone as peers, because everyone’s there to have a good time. And don’t ask – wait for them to offer.

And Justin terrified the guest by speculating that the AFF panel may be recorded! Check out the Austin ON STORY podcast to see if their panel makes it.

Want to get an intro to Elias, check out this episode! Want to see what’s he is like when spending too many hours at a bar, go to the Austin Film Festival!

Other awesomeness brought up in this episode and cool links:

Shadow of MordorThe Austin Film FestivalRed Dead Redemption

And in case you somehow didn’t know, Shadow of Mordor is based on The Lord of the Rings.

For more interviews like this, check out the books in the Creative Mentor series:

1) Creative Writing Career
2) Creative Writing Career 2
3) Military Veterans in Creative Careers

Oct 26 2015

31mins

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