20 episodes

Writers, performers, producers, directors, development executives and more join host David Ferrier and professional screenwriter Keir Wilkins to talk about their favourite screenplays, with an emphasis on the part that must hook the reader, the first 10 pages.

The First 10 Pages Podcast David Ferrier & Keir Wilkins

    • Visual Arts
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Writers, performers, producers, directors, development executives and more join host David Ferrier and professional screenwriter Keir Wilkins to talk about their favourite screenplays, with an emphasis on the part that must hook the reader, the first 10 pages.

    'Shaun of the Dead' with David and Keir.

    'Shaun of the Dead' with David and Keir.

    The first 10 pages of Shaun of the Dead

    • 57 min
    'Friday Night Lights' pilot with writer and podcaster Kristian Barron

    'Friday Night Lights' pilot with writer and podcaster Kristian Barron

    The first 10 pages of the pilot for Friday Night Lights.

    • 56 min
    'Josie and the Pussycats' with writer Naomi Higgins.

    'Josie and the Pussycats' with writer Naomi Higgins.

    The brilliant and hilarious Naomi Higgins joins Keir and David to talk about Josie and The Pussycats! 

    Our chat includes...
    Co creating and writing her new Netflix and ABC show, Why Are You Like This? 
    The music she listens to while writing.
    Her favourite quote about writing. 
    Filming during a pandemic. 
    Her approach to drunk acting. 
    The line they were forced to cut from the pilot!

    Thanks for listening! Contact us on socials @firsttenpod and email: firsttenpod@gmail.com

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    EXTRA - 'Network' Must Mentionables.

    EXTRA - 'Network' Must Mentionables.

    Taken from episode 12 with Mike Sacks! 

    The First 10 Pages will return with new episodes in 2021! 

    Happy New Year! Get in the bin 2020. 

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    • 5 min
    'Network' with writer Mike Sacks.

    'Network' with writer Mike Sacks.

    The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, New York Times, TIME, McSweeney's, Vice, Mike has written for them all! He's also written a bunch of great books, including his latest: Slouchers. Mike joins Dave and Keir to chat about the 1976 satire, Network, by Paddy Chayefsky. 

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    'Sexy Beast' with development producer Billy Bowring.

    'Sexy Beast' with development producer Billy Bowring.

    The brilliant and insightful Billy Bowring joins us to talk about the cult British gangster film, Sexy Beast. 

    This is the second of 2 episodes we recorded before the First 10 Pages concept was settled on. It's actually the first episode we recorded with a guest so a heads up! 

     

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    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

parenteswagking ,

love this

heck yeah

thomaswilsonwhite ,

Great podcast

So appreciative of this being Australian made and about the Aussie industry as well as American. Thank you!

Bogan Pride ,

Love this idea

Great insights on the writing of some of my favourite movies.

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