Mystery & Suspense

What's this episode about you ask?... it's gonna be legen.... wait for it...

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Dary!

Was that suspenseful? This week we dive into what we can learn from Myster and suspense and how it applies to our own work as well as others'.

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCS

No, not the ark filled with the power of God, it's Arcs as in CHARACTER ARCS! We're talking how and why character need arcs in narrative films. What it says about the themes and how we each approach character arcs in our own work.

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FAVOURITE FILMS 2018

It's the episode you've all been waiting for! What a year it's been! Will our choices match with the Oscars? or even Your own favourite films? Listen and find out!

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Top TV 2018

It's the time of the year for TOP lists, and this week: hosts present their favourite and the BEST Television shows of 2018, from Haunted Houses to Puberty, Female Stand ups to murdered lawyers, it's definitely been a hell of a year for Television!

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A Very Dark Christmas

Jingle Bells, Santa KILLS! Things go a bit evil this Christmas as we dive into the Darker side of Holiday cinema. From gems like Silent Night Deadly Night to Christmas Evil we ask, what does it take to fuck with the joy of the holidays?

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Thrills and Spills

WE GOTTA DEFUSE THE BOMB!.... The Bomb of this episode... in a good way? I think I'm mixing metaphors here,but the point is we're looking at the thriller this wee, spies, turncoats, ticking clocks and panic rooms galore!

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CREATING A WEB-SERIES: Two Weeks

This week we chat to Mary Duong and Rhiannon Steffenson about how they and their cast and crew pulled together to create the LGBTQ+ web series "Two Weeks" right here in Brisbane!

We go through the writing process, shooting, post production, marketing and they let us in on all the ups and downs and lessons learned and they have some great advice for anyone who wants to make their own series!

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One Year Anniversary!

Can you believe it's been a year already? This week we ask YOU what have you been watching and our Correspondent on the ground Josh, talks with Supanova attendees about their favourite shows and movies at the moment. Then we chat about ourselves, our film projects and future plans for the Podcast.

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The One With The Sitcom

Heeeeeeey, how you doin? Bazinga! We're entering through a door to a round of applause... cue the canned laughter! It's the sitcom everybody, that staple of television since it's inception with I Love Lucy all the way to shows that push the definition like Veep and The Good Place.

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Songs of Cinema

This week is rather Lyrical! Guest Alex Smith from the podcast My Songs Suck! joins us to talk about the use of songs in movies and TV, the difference between a music movie and a musical, diegetic and non-diegetic and why Sister Act is the best film ever.

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Violent Delights

Things get GORY this week! Charnstar and Josh are away, so guest Sebastian Briguglio and Zane C Weber join us to talk about violence in cinema, it's impacts and how much further can we push it?

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Grown-Up Animation

Why should the kids get all the cartoons? From Rick and Morty to Bojack Horseman, the Rangers dive into the world of animation for adults, from it's history, through to the explosion following the rise of The Simpsons.

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HALLOWEEN: A Franchise

 The Night he came home! And we sat through 10 of these damn films!!! That's right, we're taking a trip to Haddonfield to hear a bunch of teenagers scream about the booyman... and then it becomes runes, and people are dead, but then they're not... it's all confusing.

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ELM STREET: A Franchise

IT'S A NEW EPISODE BITCH! Time to go to Springwood and fight Freddy! From the 1984 classic to the New Nightmare to the terrible Remake! We look at it, warts, burns and all!


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The Omen: A Franchise

We're doing this episode for you DAMIEN!!!

This week we look at the demonic child, the antichrist, the 1976 original to the much derided 2006 remake! We get stanic with The Omen franchise.

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PREDATOR: A Franchise

Stick Around!... we're Kicking off Octoberlooking at the PREDATOR frnachise, from the jungle to a weird futuristic LA that's not all that futuristic, we take a look at the Ugly Motherfucker who has graced the screen for the last 30 or so years.

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Film Festival Secrets

Hey... you there! Filmmaker! Wanna know all the HOT TIPS about film festivals? Well we have a treat for you!

Special Guest Dr Tess Van Hemert with a PhD in Film Festivals to tell you all about it!

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Speaking of Dialogue

You talkin' to me? Well of course you are! We've had sound in movies since 1927, so how do you craft great dialogue? We dive into that and much more this week!


Links

Hollywood's 100 Favourite Lines of Dialogue

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/best-movie-quotes-hollywoods-top-867142


William Monahan on Writing Great Dialogue

https://www.fastcompany.com/1682092/oscar-winner-william-monahan-on-how-to-write-unforgettable-dialogue


"He's Right Behind Me" A Supercut

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vECzPHbn0Bo

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TV Pilots!

We're a Plane Podcast now! JK, it's time to talk about TV in more depth, what is a Pilot, what is the creation of a TV show like and what are the writing challenges that come with writing the 1st episode of a show?


LINKS:

How a TV Show is Made

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8aW1Ae6gcI


Writing, Selling and Producing a TV PIlot Spec

https://gointothestory.blcklst.com/mickey-fisher-on-writing-selling-and-producing-a-tv-pilot-spec-script-part-1-7d25914b7fc8?gi=bc1852b80044


Good Shows ruined by Bad Pilots

http://www.hollywood.com/tv/good-tv-shows-bad-pilots-57272667/

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