Veteran animation artist, Toby Shelton, shares his work on the sequence where Nick goes wild in a previous version of the film.
Director John Lee Hancock and writer Kelly Marcel discuss how the script for Saving Mr. Banks was successfully transformed onto the screen using heavily stylized elements, and musical cues from the classic film Mary Poppins to depict the life of author PL Travers during the 1960’s.
Script Notes is a podcast hosted by screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin. A co-worker let me know about this episode after I talked about my love for the film, Whiplash. John and Craig take an in-depth look at two scenes in the film to see how conflicts were structured — and what changed from script to shooting. The discussion starts at the 14:35 mark.
The writers behind the beloved animated classics Kung Fu Panda 1 & 2, King of the Hill, and The Iron Giant discuss the comedy, action, and emotion that go into creating the worlds and characters that appeal to audiences of all ages.