17 episodes

Let's autopsy the screenplays of your favorite films and TV shows. We'll talk the craft you can learn from their concrete examples, as well as the underlying theories and philosophies behind their storytelling structures. Hosted by Carl Albert.
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PopCraft: Screenwriting Carl Albert

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 5 Ratings

Let's autopsy the screenplays of your favorite films and TV shows. We'll talk the craft you can learn from their concrete examples, as well as the underlying theories and philosophies behind their storytelling structures. Hosted by Carl Albert.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Spider-Man: Adaptational Approaches and the Power of Change

    Spider-Man: Adaptational Approaches and the Power of Change

    In the season finale, Carl and Austin talk about the different ways filmmakers have approached Spider-Man and why they made the decisions they did.

    Contact Carl @ popcraftpodcast@gmail.com

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting
    Discord: https://discord.gg/Q3e3WHdA
    Carl's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carldalbert/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@popcraftscreenwriting?lang=en
    Website: https://popcraftscreenwriting.buzzsprout.com

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Arcane: Seeding Structures

    Arcane: Seeding Structures

    In this episode, the holy trinity of C's -- Carl, Chasey and Caroline -- reunite to talk the (un)usual structure of Arcane Season 1. What worked, what didn't, and why is Carl such a hater?

    Contact Carl @ popcraftpodcast@gmail.com

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting
    Discord: https://discord.gg/Q3e3WHdA
    Carl's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carldalbert/
    Caroline's Insta: https://www.instagram.com/carolineputs/
    Chasey's Insta: https://www.instagram.com/chaseyridgley/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@popcraftscreenwriting?lang=en
    Website: https://popcraftscreenwriting.buzzsprout.com

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    • 59 min
    PopThoughts: What's in an Adaptation?

    PopThoughts: What's in an Adaptation?

    In this episode, Carl argues that adaptations should be considered separately from their source material.

    Contact Carl @ popcraftpodcast@gmail.com

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting
    Discord: https://discord.gg/Q3e3WHdA
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carldalbert/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@popcraftscreenwriting?lang=en
    Website: https://popcraftscreenwriting.buzzsprout.com

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    • 23 min
    The Witcher: The Difference Between Mystery and Vaguery

    The Witcher: The Difference Between Mystery and Vaguery

    In this episode, Carl and Luke talk THE WITCHER 2x01, how mystery and suspense work in tandem, and the mistake of being too vague.

    Full season 2 spoilers start 31:45 and end 43:45.

    Contact Carl @ popcraftpodcast@gmail.com

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting
    Discord: https://discord.gg/Q3e3WHdA
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carldalbert/
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@popcraftscreenwriting?lang=en
    Website: https://popcraftscreenwriting.buzzsprout.com

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    • 48 min
    Deep Dive into Plants and Payoffs

    Deep Dive into Plants and Payoffs

    In this episode, Carl dives deep into the different kinds of plants and payoffs in storytelling.

    Contact Carl @ popcraftpodcast@gmail.com

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting
    Discord: https://discord.gg/Q3e3WHdA
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carldalbert/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/PopCraft
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@popcraftscreenwriting?lang=en
    Website: https://popcraftscreenwriting.buzzsprout.com

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    • 35 min
    Succession: Character-Driven Pilots and Procedurals

    Succession: Character-Driven Pilots and Procedurals

    In this episode, Carl and Chasey Ridgley talk the best show on TV -- SUCCESSION -- and what it has in common with procedurals. 

    Contact Carl @ popcraftpodcast@gmail.com

    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting
    Discord: https://discord.gg/Q3e3WHdA
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carldalbert/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/PopCraft
    TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@popcraftscreenwriting?lang=en
    Website: https://popcraftscreenwriting.buzzsprout.com

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    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/popcraftscreenwriting)
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    • 1 hr 3 min

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