Scriptcast: A Screenwriting Podcast

Script Doctor Eric and his sidekick Matt discuss screenwriting and TV writing each week. Subscribe via iTunes or RSS.

Scriptcast 60 – Vimeo Staff Picks with Raymond C Lai

Another shorter episode in which the mics have improved, Matt and Eric are again joined by writer Brian Lee for an unknown reason, and  writer/director Raymond C. Lai is interviewed about how the heck he made a video that got over 100,000 views and became a Vimeo Staff Pick.

Discussed:

Raymond C. Lai, Orange County, USC Film School, thesis projects, At Your Convenience, making a television pilot, Randall Park, partially animated short films, short film festival circuit, make your short under 15 minutes, overconfidence, mistakes, Ray’s downward spiral, Short of the Week, Vimeo Staff Pick, Dwayne Perkins, Dying to Kill…

Ray’s fundraiser – Sunday, January 11th, 2015 - 5pm and 7:30pm
Japanese American National Museum – Downtown Los Angeles

ray and dwane's fundraiser

Catch us on Twitter:

Raymond C. Lai: @RaymondCLai 

Matt: @tweetofmatthill

Eric: @scriptdreric

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Big thanks to Ray for coming on the show.

Onward!

-Eric

Welcome to Scriptcast!

Scriptcast is a screenwriting podcast where produced screenwriter Script Doctor Eric (About Eric)  and his talented co-host TV Wet Nurse Matt (Find Matt) chat about the ins and outs of screenwriting in a fun and humorous way…with various levels of success.

(The easiest way to listen to Scriptcast is to go to the iTunes store and search “Scriptcast”)

Past episodes from the podcast are posted below, with show notes, information, links, and the ability to stream it right off the page.

We’re still working to get ALL the episodes up, but most of the good ones are there!  :)

For now, feel free to explore the shows below.  It won’t hurt.

Eric is currently working on a long-term project, and Matt is busy with a full-time job and filming Channel 101′s Karate P.I., but the two plan to record more episodes of Scriptcast in the near future!

Seriously.

Thanks for your patience, and…

Onward!

-Eric

 

Scriptcast 59 – Best of 2014 (Sort of)

In this brisk episode Matt and Eric are joined by writer Brian Lee to talk about the best things we watched in 2014.

Apologies for the quality of my microphone.  We continue to tweak our audio in this new post-UCLA Radio era.  Matt and Brian sound great, and I will never, ever use that mic again. 

Discussed:

Matt’s lack of food in his apartment, the best movies of 2014, best television shows of 2014, best movies we SAW in 2014, best television shows WE WATCHED in 2014, Brian Lee, screenwriting…

Listen below or go to iTunes and search “Scriptcast.”

Give us feedback!

Seriously, we love to hear from our fans and haters.  (But mostly our fans.)

On Twitter at:

Matt: @tweetofmatthill

Eric: @scriptdreric

Thanks again for being a listener here in the futuristic year of 2014.  Let’s hope there are many more years to come.

Onward!

-Eric

Scriptcast 58 – All About Matt (And making short films, and Randall Park, and more…)

Eric interviews Matt about his experiences writing and creating short films for Channel 101 and elsewhere.

Matt’s shorts are mentioned in the discussion.  The best ones include:

Also…

Dr. Miracles

Super Fetus

Karate PI

And Baby Mentalist from Randall Park

Discussed:

Matt Hill, short films, Randall Park, more Randall Park, Channel 101, Randall Park again, Craig Mazin & John August’s Script Notes, Craig Mazin, bad screenwriters, good screenwriters, tangents, putting yourself out there, a few more things.

Matt: @tweetofmatthill

Eric: @scriptdreric

Listen below or go to iTunes and search “Scriptcast.”

Thanks for listening, and…

Onward!

-Eric

Scriptcast 56 – Update

Matt and Eric return for a 30 minute chat and discuss what they’ve been up to for the past two years.  Along the way, they discover one the secrets of life.  (Sort of.)

Music:

None.  (No, that’s not the name of a band, but there is probably a band out there named “None.”  If so, sorry, we didn’t play your stuf.)

Discussed:

What we’ve been up to for the past 2 years, getting your PhD in 7 easy years, parenting metaphors, explaining parenting to non-parents like Matt, Spain, Karate PI on Channel 101, technical difficulties…

Tweet us!

Matt: @tweetofmatthill

Eric: @scriptdreric

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Listen below!