ON THE PAGE: Join professional script consultant Pilar Alessandra as she demystifies screenwriting and answers your questions about script craft and story.
870. Oscar Talk 2024
Pilar and her friends Brian Pope, Mike Musa and Alex Troxler get together for their annual discussion about the best screenplay and best adapted screenplay Oscar nominees.
869. Writer Upgraded
Writer/Producer Christine Lenig worked hard and took notes for twelve years before her rom-com Upgraded was finally produced with Camila Mendes, Marisa Tomei and Lena Olin. Now it’s #1 on Amazon!
868. Write Like a Poet
Writer/Scholar David Noller discusses his book Master Poetry Forms and talks about the ways that screenwriting and poetry are similar in terms of structure, form and craft.
867. Advice From The Experts
Writer Andrew Zinnes provides nuggets from his new book, Screenwriters Advice, a “how to” as told through the interviews of successful writers of film and TV.
866. Hidden Treasures
Spotlight on Robert Wooldridge and Kimberly Dilts, two talented On the Page writers with excellent material, ready for their big break!
865. Multimedia Storytelling
Writer Allison McGevna talks about how the tools and narrative style she uses in her job as a multimedia storyteller and media executive help her as a screenwriter.
Please note: This episode was originally recorded on January 20, 2024 before the recent Conde Nast strike in response to media layoffs.
Great content even for a non-writer!
I’m an actor and producer. Not a writer. But I love this podcast. The perspective it gives me for the scripts I’m working on is invaluable. I love hearing how the sausage gets made so to speak, and Pilar’s expertise gives me a leg up when I’m evaluating and/or breaking down a script! Thank you for all you do and keep those brilliant writers coming! We need you to do our work! Teamwork makes the Dream Work!
Wide ranging topics focused on screenwriting from a variety of experienced proven guests.
Fantastic and Illuminating Interview
Love the interview with Barbara Ward Thall. Super interesting project and humorously illuminating dialogue on ageism.