Let’s Talk About Screenwriting w/ John August

Listen to our podcast conversation with acclaimed screenwriter and author John August from the 2024 AVP Summit.

In the latest episode of the Showcast from the 2024 AVP Summit in Reggio Calabria, Italy, TFV’s Matt Micucci sits down for a conversation with John August, the acclaimed screenwriter of behind such films as Go (1999), Big Fish (2003), and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). August delves into the art of screenwriting, recounts his journey in film and his directorial experience, and shares insights into his writing habits.

August also discusses the current film landscape, technological advancements and the impact of artificial intelligence on the audiovisual sector. Additionally, as a Writers Guild of America (WGA) member and part of the negotiation committee during the recent strike, the second longest in WGA’s history, August reflects on the strike’s outcome and its implications for the industry. (Photo: Erma Pictures/AVP Summit)

Showcast is a series of candid podcast conversations from film festivals and film markets, presented by The Film Verdict and hosted by Matt Micucci.

  • A poster of the 2024 AVP Summit, which took place in Reggio Calabria, Italy.
    Image: AVP Summit

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