For this drop, I connected with writer, director, world-builder and USC Film School grad Justice Parman.
In the podcast, we discussed how curiosity drives creativity, how to capture and connect great but disparate ideas, and soooo much more.
Here are some of the highlights.
Grow your Idea Wall and capture the “why”
There’s an essence to be captured from the creative ideas your brain generates day-to-day. Justice shared how he builds an “Idea Wall” and uses it to seed the stories that become full scripts. Tap here to hear more.
Present yourself as a good guide
Before subverting your audience’s expectations, it helps to show them that you know what you’re doing. Justice and I explored how this affirms to your audience that the payoff will be worth it, while sharing some hilarious imagery to drive it home. Tap here to hear more.
Build creative collaboration using TTRPGs
Tabletop RPGs like Dungeons & Dragons provide an intimate, collaborative space to create and build stories with others. Justice shared how directing characters around a collectively imagined scene is a lot like a film set, and drew some other parallels between D&D and creative collaboration. Tap here to hear more.
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