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Write Your Screenplay Podcast

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Rather than looking at movies in terms of “two thumbs up” or “two thumbs down” Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com

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Rather than looking at movies in terms of “two thumbs up” or “two thumbs down” Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com

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Great podcast

By Nag.O - Aug 14 2019
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I love this podcast. Thank you.

Amazing podcast

By TRLupo - Feb 25 2019
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Jacob Krueger is simply the best. I learn something new every show.

iTunes Ratings

190 Ratings
Average Ratings
173
10
3
2
2

Great podcast

By Nag.O - Aug 14 2019
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I love this podcast. Thank you.

Amazing podcast

By TRLupo - Feb 25 2019
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Jacob Krueger is simply the best. I learn something new every show.
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Write Your Screenplay Podcast

Latest release on Oct 10, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The Craft of Screenwriting

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Jul 08 2017

32mins

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Rank #2: PODCAST – TV Series Writing: What You Need To Break In

Sep 18 2014

58mins

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Rank #3: PODCAST – Arrival: The Writer’s Journey

Dec 11 2016

32mins

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Rank #4: INCEPTION

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Mar 16 2017

39mins

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Rank #5: PODCAST – ROOM: What’s On The Other Side Of Your Wall?

Mar 10 2016

26mins

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Rank #6: FIX YOUR PITCH!

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Apr 13 2017

28mins

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Rank #7: ROMA: Turning Your Life Story Into A Screenplay

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This week, we’re going to be talking about Roma by Alfonso Cuarón. Roma is an extraordinary film that harkens back to a different era of storytelling. It’s shot in black and white, despite having a substantial budget. It’s entirely in Spanish. And, in a way, the whole film is a love poem for Alfonso Cuarón’s real-life nanny from his childhood […]

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Mar 05 2019

22mins

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Rank #8: Break Through Writer’s Block

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This week, Jacob Krueger shares some simple steps toward overcoming the common form of writer’s block and explains how creating manageable goals will reshape the way your mind approaches writing, making it easier to develop a writing routine.

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Oct 11 2019

21mins

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Rank #9: Destroyer: How to Use Flashbacks in Your Script

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Learn from Destroyer how to use flashbacks in your script. We'll discuss the common pitfalls that can make flashbacks dangerous, and the questions you can ask yourself when using flashbacks to determine if your flashbacks are likely to make the structure of your script stronger, or to get in the way.

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Jan 10 2019

27mins

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Rank #10: Find The Emotional Core Of Your Screenplay

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*Please note this interview was from 2018.   Jake: This week, I am so excited to be doing something we’ve actually never done before on the podcast: we have two different writers, Doug Jung and Emily Dell. Emily tends to come at things from more of the independent film side, and Doug has been involved in some very famous blockbusters and […]

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Feb 20 2018

27mins

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Rank #11: PODCAST – STRANGER THINGS (Part 1)

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Sep 08 2016

28mins

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Rank #12: Does Your Writing Feel Boring?

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Jacob Krueger addresses the more subtle and complex form of writer’s block in this week’s podcast. He examines the source of this block and shares how to begin overcoming it by learning how to safely look, listen, and feel your way back into your writing, which allows you to reconnect with your inner creative and your story.

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Oct 25 2019

25mins

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Rank #13: PODCAST – What’s The Worst Thing That Can Happen?: BLUE RUIN, THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM & ALIEN

Jun 08 2014

18mins

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Rank #14: More than one main character

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Aug 15 2017

20mins

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Rank #15: Nurturing The Inner Artist

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Jake: Hi, I’m Jacob Krueger, and thank you for tuning into a very special episode of The Write Your Screenplay Podcast. This is our 100th episode. I’m so incredibly excited, proud and grateful to all of the listeners that have made this possible for 100 episodes. So, I was thinking, “What am I going to do for my 100th episode?” […]

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Apr 04 2018

49mins

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Rank #16: Stranger Things 2 Podcast Pt.1

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Stranger Things 2 Podcast: Part 1: Primary & Secondary Structure By Jacob Krueger This week we are going to be looking at Stranger Things, Season 2. And don’t worry if you haven’t seen the whole season, because for this podcast to be valuable, all you need to watch is the first episode. And I’ll save the big spoilers for the […]

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Nov 10 2017

16mins

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Rank #17: Beautiful Boy-Where Does Screenplay Structure Come From?

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Beautiful Boy-Where Does Screenplay Structure Come From? This week we’re going to be talking about Beautiful Boy by Luke Davis and Felix van Groeningen. This is a particularly interesting film to discuss in light of our last podcast where we talked about Destroyer and the use of flashbacks in a movie, because Beautiful Boy is also built around flashbacks, but […]

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Feb 12 2019

21mins

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Rank #18: HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOUR SCREENPLAY IS DONE?

Apr 21 2017

37mins

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Rank #19: PODCAST – A TRIP TO CAMBODIA, 7 ACT STRUCTURE & THE ART OF THE OUTLINE

Oct 08 2016

30mins

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Rank #20: PODCAST – Guardians of The Galaxy: It’s a Metaphor!

Aug 05 2014

15mins

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