Our favorite podcasts on screenwriting and filmmaking (in no particular order) are:
If you don’t know the incredibly useful website johnaugust.com then you will want to spend days mining the vast amount of info that he has built on his excellent blog. Starting now. And his podcast is one of the best for interviews and informed opinions on screenwriting and the business of Hollywood. John August is frequent collaborator and writer with Tim Burton and his podcasting partner Craig Mazin wrote Scary Movie 3 & 4 and The Hangover Part 2 as well as the Identity Thief. Their industry knowledge and fun banter is always enlightening.
Pilar Alessandra’s podcast features top Hollywood industry professionals, including screenwriters, producers, actors and executives. She digs into the practical mechanics of writing, as well as conversations about the business and career strategy of writing scripts. She’s an acclaimed screenwriting consultant and a Hollywood development veteran. Join professional script consultant Pilar Alessandra as she demystifies screenwriting and answers your questions about script craft and story.
Jeff has interviews with the coolest people. And he’s literally everywhere at once in Hollywood. For a true fan and excellent interview series, check out The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith!
Okay, so not exactly a podcast, but full of excellent interviews, screenwriting panels and film festival coverage. Subscribe here!