December 1, 2016
INDIE FILM WEEKLY

The Secret to a Great Screenplay & Hollywood's Math Problem [PODCAST]

A Beautiful Mind
In this episode of Indie Film Weeklywe ask why financiers are ignoring box office numbers, and divulge how math might help you tell the best stories.

Co-hosts Jon Fusco, Emily Buder, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss recent studies on the six emotional arcs of storytelling and the surprising relationship between director age and box office returns, along with the Gotham Independent Film Award winners, and how DJI continues to launch great new drones while GoPro’s drones continue to fall out of the sky. Tech writer Charles Haine joins us to bring the latest gear news, and as always, we update you on upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films. As always, the show also brings news you can use about gear, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, this week’s indie film releases, our Ask No Film School segment, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.

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This episode of Indie Film Weekly was produced and edited by Jon Fusco.

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