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The Scriptcast

The Scriptcast

By Alison Rinehardt Mauldin
Screenwriters, unscripted.

The Scriptcast began as a podcast that transformed unproduced film and television scripts into radio plays, but gradually evolved into a casual talk format. Tune in for casual conversations with screenwriters—about their lives, their creative practice, and the craft of writing for screens.
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The Scriptcast

A Quick Announcement
A brief announcement from your loving host. Social Media: Follow The Scriptcast on Instagram and Twitter E-mail Alison at Follow Elementary My Dears on Instagram and Twitter
April 29, 2021
Scriptcast Conversations - Peter Barnes
Join me for a conversation with screenwriter Peter Barnes, whose feature spec Lost Sun recently sold to MGM. Another of Peter's scripts, The Great In Between, is currently casting and plans to shoot in late summer. Find the Scriptcast on Instagram and Twitter Show Notes: Lost Sun in the Hollywood Reporter Save the Cat George Hickenlooper Compelling Pictures Lightning Round: Schitt's Creek HBO's QAnon doc, Q: Into the Storm The Boss 28 Weeks Later score The City We Became by NK Jemison, also The Inheritance Trilogy
April 15, 2021
Scriptcast Conversations - Marque Franklin-Williams
Join me for a conversation with TV writer Marque Franklin-Williams, whose credits include Just Add Magic, Leverage: Redemption, and upcoming shows for Showtime, Lion's Gate, and Amazon. Find the Scriptcast on Instagram and Twitter. In lieu of social media, Marque would like to direct your attention to Stacey Abrams' amazing organization, Fair Fight! Show Notes: Robert Dinsdale's book, The Toymakers A new take on Pinocchio Lawrence Kasdan's quote about homework. Marque's Recommendations: Wandavision Denzel Curry Silent Hill 2 original soundtrack Dune (the book) The Dune reboot is coming out October 1, 2021 The last movies Alison saw in the theater: BBFL and Birds of Prey The last movies Marque saw in the theater: Captain Marvel and Parasite Marque's go-to movie snack
April 01, 2021
Hello, listener. Let's chat.
Join me for a conversation with...yours truly. A special episode, just me (Alison) talking to you (the listener.) Questions for you, the listener: Who are you?? What keeps you listening to Scriptcast Conversations? What would you like to hear more of? What's the best way to engage with you online? How to get in touch: The Scriptcast on Instagram and Twitter Please remember to rate and review The Scriptcast on Apple Podcasts Shout outs: Strawhouse Pictures Liftkit Coffee Lightning round with Alison: The Knick The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood 60 Songs That Explain the 90s
March 25, 2021
Scriptcast Conversations - Meghan Pleticha
Join me for a conversation with comedy television writer, Meghan Pleticha, whose credits include Silicon Valley and her upcoming play, Murder At Winterberg Manor.  Social Media:  The Scriptcast on Instagram and Twitter  Meghan on Twitter  Murder At Winterberg Manor  Show Notes:  Meghan's episode of Silicon Valley  Small Screen Big Picture  George Saunders' new book, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain  Meghan's Recommendations:  RuPaul's Drag Race UK  The Wire  Whiting Wongs podcast  Infinite Jest (find your own bookclub...)  Happy Birthday, Doug  Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
March 18, 2021
Scriptcast Conversations - Ruckus and Lane Skye
Join me for a conversation with filmmakers and screenwriters, Lane and Ruckus Skye, whose credits include The Devil to Pay, Becky, and Rattle the Cage.  Social Media: The Scripcast on Instagram and Twitter Lane and Ruckus on Instagram and Facebook Show Notes: Rattle the Cage Becky on Apple, Amazon, Google, etc. The Devil to Pay on Apple, Amazon, Google, etc. Lane's childhood muse, Red Sonja The Investigation on HBO Herland by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman Warrior on HBO Philosophize This Scriptnotes  The Director's Cut Work Life How I Built This
March 04, 2021
Scriptcast Conversations - Emily Quiver
Join me for a conversation with screenwriter Aaron R. Smith, author of one hour pilot, Emily Quiver. Follow Aaron on Instagram and Twitter. Follow the Scriptcast on Instagram and Twitter.
February 18, 2021
Emily Quiver
In a small conservative town, a repressed pastor's wife creates problems for herself and the other housewives after writing erotic fiction centered around a lustful, sexy Jesus.
February 04, 2021
Scriptcast Conversations - Holiday Edition
I’ve assembled an epic round table of screenwriters and podcasters to talk about our favorite holiday movies and television, with guest appearances from some of the Scriptcast’s voice talent. Plus, an exciting announcement!
December 23, 2020
Scriptcast Conversations - Tattoo Shop
Join me for a conversation with screenwriter Sarah Ruttinger, author of the half hour pilot, Tattoo Shop.
December 10, 2020
Tattoo Shop
Feminist tattoo artist Rue is determined to keep toxic masculinity out of her new shop – and she's (mostly) successful, until her grizzled former mentor shows up.
November 26, 2020
Scriptcast Conversations - The Insomniacs
Join me for a conversation with stand up comic and screenwriter, Adam Quesnell, about his one hour pilot, The Insomniacs.
November 12, 2020
The Insomniacs
In the near future, when one dose of the drug Insomnia can render a person permanently sleepless, an ex-federal agent finds himself and his crew of eccentric private detectives embroiled in a conspiracy that may have interstellar consequences.
October 29, 2020
Scriptcast Conversations - Ungoverned
Join me for a conversation with screenwriter, professor, and filmmaker Rodney Stringfellow for a conversation about my script, Ungoverned, screenwriting, and making art in a chaotic world.
October 15, 2020
One hundred years after the collapse of the U.S. government, teenagers Will and Jess cross the lawless country on a motorcycle, in search of a cancer treatment for Will's mother.
October 01, 2020
The Scriptcast Trailer
A quick intro to the Scriptcast, coming to a podcatcher near you on October 1st!
September 25, 2020