On this podcast, rather than reviewing movies “two thumbs up, two thumbs down, loved it or hated it,” Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger shows you what you can learn from them as screenwriters. We look at good movies, bad movies, movies that we loved, and movies that we hated.
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- November 17, 2017November 17, 2017Read more
Jacob Krueger reveals the hidden keys to a successful TV pilot with a deep structural analysis comparing the Stranger Things 1 pilot and the first episode of Stranger Things 2.
- November 10, 2017November 10, 2017Read more
Jacob Krueger analyzes the first episode of Stranger Things 2, to show you the difference between Primary and Secondary Structure in a TV pilot.
- October 20, 2017October 20, 2017Read more
“…I got lucky. I got to work with David Fincher. He is willing to give anything to the creative process. He was willing to play with “what if”. For me, it was about being of service to somebody else’s story. I had to accept that the “nos” were part of the process of finding the “yes” and not taking any of it personally…” – An Interview with Pamela Cederquist.
- October 7, 2017October 7, 2017Read more
Jacob Krueger breaks down the structure of mother! and the three simple screenwriting concepts that make it both succeed and struggle to connect to its audience.
- September 21, 2017September 21, 2017Read more
Anything I am working on, that is really the first question I ask myself: “What is the point of the story? What is this about?”
If I don’t have the answer to that, I almost am incapable of writing it…for me, I always have to really justify– What is the point of the story? What are you going to get out of watching the story? I need it to be emotionally true, and then I will believe anything. As long as I believe that what the characters are feeling in the scenes feels right, then actually anything can happen!