Game Of Thrones Podcast Script Analysis Season 8
With the final season of Game of Thrones underway, faithful fans eagerly await the conclusion of this epic battle to rule the realm. In the coming weeks, we’ll embark on our own Game of Thrones journey to its thrilling outcome in a series of podcasts. We’ll be examining each episode of Season 8 and uncovering the many layers and elements making this remarkable series so popular and enthralling, and how you can incorporate them into your script.
Game of Thrones Final Episode: The Case for Compression
In his final Game of Thrones podcast, Jacob Krueger discusses the series finale and the lessons it has to offer screenwriters regarding the importance of compression in keeping your audience engaged and on the edge of their seats until the very end.
Game of Thrones Episode 5: Three Levels of Structure
This week, Jacob Krueger analyzes Episode 5 and discusses how the three levels of structure – plot, emotion, and theme – need to tie together to create a powerful journey for both your characters and your audience.
Game of Thrones Episode 4: Lessons in Revision
This week, Jacob Krueger analyzes Episode 4 and focuses on the importance of revision in keeping an audience connected to your characters by creating a structure that comes from a place of truth.
Game of Thrones Episode 3: The Poetry of Violence
Jacob Krueger discusses The Battle of Winterfell and the poetry and structure behind writing an action sequence built on the interpersonal drama of the characters within it.
Game of Thrones Episode 2: How To Make Them Care
This week, Jacob Krueger discusses the events of Episodes 1 and 2 of Season 8 and shares how you can take an audience along on any journey, but first you have to make them care.
Game of Thrones Episode 1: Save the Best For First
Jacob Krueger compares and contrasts two Game of Thrones pilots: Season 8, Episode 1 and Season 1, Episode 1, to show you the elements of a successful pilot, and how, as a writer, you can benefit from “saving the best for first.”
Game of Thrones Season 8 vs Season 1: Building A Series Engine That Lasts
For eight seasons, Game of Thrones has attracted and retained a devoted audience. Now drawing to a dramatic finale in Season 8, this week we take a look back at Season 1 and how by building a powerful series engine the show has kept viewers flocking back to this fantastical world year after year.