Let's Write A Movie

Let's Write A Movie
By We Make Sound
About this podcast
Two brothers from different countries are writing a film from scratch, podcasting the entire experience. Watch as they go from no idea to a completed screenplay!
Latest episodes
Jan. 20, 2017
The brothers say goodbye to the film they’ve been working on for the better part of the year, and start to plan ahead. —-more—- Peter’s website Xander’s website ABANDONED Short Term Homework XANDER: Summarise the plot into bullet points Think about the B-Plot lawyers How do Olivia and Toby get out of the climax? ABANDONED Watching/ long term homework Peter watch The Daredevil Scene and the episode of The Nanny where Fran gets mugged. Xander watch Enchanted, Dexter Season 5, David Fincher films (Seven, Gone Girl, Flight Plan, Panic Room) Both watch Scream 2, maybe Scream 1, Terminator 1 (maybe 2, for funsies), and some Hitchcock ABANDONED Status Quo Genre: Thriller Theme: People [...]
Jan. 13, 2017
In which Peter and Xander are joined by their sister, Elizabeth! She provides feedback and a set of fresh eyes. —-more—- Peter’s website Xander’s website Elizabeth’s website Night Crew Comic - 24 fairly rubbish comics made by Xander a few years ago. Now Peter is making it into a really quite good audio sitcom Short Term Homework XANDER: Summarise the plot into bullet points PETER: BUMmarise the BOTTOM into BUTTet points Think about the B-Plot lawyers How do Olivia and Toby get out of the climax? Watching/ long term homework Peter watch The Daredevil Scene and the episode of The Nanny where Fran gets mugg [...]
Nov. 30, 2016
In which Peter and Xander tackle the B-plot. —-more—- Peter probably has a website, located here Xander is pretty sure he has this website Send us an email! Our new theme song The Levithan - If you’re curious Every Frame A Painting - Ensemble Staging - How to direct attention visually Five Man Band - A standard team makeup Short Term Homework XANDER: Summarise the plot into bullet points PETER: BUMmarise the BOTTOM into BUTTet points Think about the B-Plot lawyers How [...]
Nov. 16, 2016
In which the Brothers Hayward go through feedback they’ve received from amazing listeners like yoooou. —-more—- Peter has a website Xander has a hecka website Send us an email! The Gap - Ira Glass tells it how the heck it is Short Term Homework Peter report back on Hex Mex retheme Figure out what the evidence that Wendy has can be Peter think about GamerGate scenes Come up with 7 names (each) for Donald Grant Why is Toby wanted by the police early in the film? How do our heroic duo get out of that pickle of a climax? Watching/ long term homework Peter watch The Daredevil Scene, Blast From The Past and the episode o [...]
Oct. 20, 2016
In which the Brothers Hayward totally rework the film’s climax, and Peter has a bit of a creative crisis. —-more—- Peterio’s website Xanderio’s website 6 Minute Stories would seem to no longer exist. Perhaps rob a bank instead? Zoom H1 Microphone - For the curious, this is the microphone we talk about. It’s really quite good. The Procrastination Matrix - There really isn’t much on that the internet that we would recommend more than this post. It changed Peter’s life. Twilight Parody - Peter made a short film almos [...]
Oct. 7, 2016
Peter and Xander try to decipher Peter’s notes, rewriting chunks of plot in the process. Plot-chunks. Mmm mmm. —-more—- Peter’s Canadian website Xander’s Australian website Peter was wrong about who played Gale and the S2 Suits villain! He said Frank Wood, it was David Costabile 1984 WAS an Olympic Year. They were held in Los Angeles No links! Just trivia. Short Term Homework Peter report back on Hex Mex retheme Peter find out if Suits changed showrunner Xander figure out why you wanted Peter to watch Daredevil Figure out what the evidence that Wendy has can be Peter think about GamerGate scenes Xander decide on Grant Donald Why is Toby wanted by the police early in the film? Wat [...]
Sept. 15, 2016
Peter and Xander go through the homework from last week, rewriting large chunks of the film in the process! Spoilers for How I Met Your Mother and Gone Girl —-more—- P. Hayward’s website X. Hayward’s website BMX interview - Like a crab trying to get through a triangle Game Maker Humble Bundle - When this podcast comes out, Game Maker is actually having a huge sale. Great way to start programming. An article on writing and How I Met Your Mother< [...]
Sept. 1, 2016
The brothers apologize for last episode, and then revisit the structure and try to kill as many babies as they can. Spoilers for Mad Max: Fury Road, a film you should have already seen. Also Scream 2, also a film you should already seen. Watch more movies. Like Watchmen or Saw, which we also spoil. —-more—- Doctor P. Hayward’s website Doctor X. Hayward’s website Email us Gather around, for I have a tell to tale - the tale of Soccer Dog: The Movie. When I was in highschool I had a friend, and one occasion we would visit the other’s house to have a movie night, and whenever we were at mine I would try to sneak in Soccer Dog: The Movie in place of the actual film we were watching. It started with swapping the DVD when he was out of the room and [...]
Aug. 19, 2016
Due to audio issues in this episode, we understand if you want to skip it! We shall do a recap. Major spoilers for His Girl Friday Minor spoilers for Snatch —-more—- Peter C. Hayward’s website Xander H’s website Email us Frank - Peter made a superhero pilot Limits - Some non-chronological porn for your morning Suits and the Unsustainable Premise - Suits is a great show with a broken premise Benjamin Linus in summary - I can’t decide
Aug. 4, 2016
The brothers discuss three-act structure and come up with the skeleton of the film. Major spoilers for Misfits, Shaun of the Dead. Minor spoilers for The Jerk, but nothing that will like - actually spoil it for you. I don’t know why I brought it up. I’m sorry. Also, minor spoilers for Daredevil, The Witness. —-more—- Peter C. Nerdward’s website Xander H. Coolguy’s website Email us and we will release the hostages /r/ameristralia - Australia is basically America You have value The Jerk quotes - “I don’t care about losing all the money. It’s losing all the stuff.”
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