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I was joined this week by John August, the screenwriter behind Frankenweenie, Corpse Bride, Big Fish and a dozen other great films. He’s also one of the masterminds behind the Fountain plain-text scriptwriting syntax and the upcoming app Highland which can convert Fountain syntax to a variety of output formats (including FDX).
It was a great chat, and an enlightening look into the life of a screenwriter in Hollywood. Thanks again to John, and I hope everyone finds something in this episode to enjoy!