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Wow. In , George Lucus gathered together Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan to go over ideas for a film Lucas had. READ >> RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK Story Conference Transcript () George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Larry Kasdan. “Now, several. TriviaGeorge Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan’s check out these transcripts of Spielberg and Lucas brainstorming the original.

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Steven Rands 3 For aspiring screenwriters, I think this is a valuable lesson to learn. L — Do you have a name for this person? G — That was what I thought. S — I hate this, but go ahead. And it started with what do I love. Going back to Raiders of the Lost Ark and the story conference, which people have seen the transcript of that, that was the first movie.

What do I wish existed as a movie? Seriously, I learn a ton on this site from my fellow writers and am grateful for their insights. Maybe he came from Lucaz, someplace, and he Nobody will ever come in again.

Instead, Lucas focuses very heavily on describing the main character. The serials are important to them.

Transcript from the Spielberg, Lucas and Kasdan ‘Raiders’ story conference

You can unsubscribe at any time and we can remove your data spiwlberg from our systems. This additional conversation shows how much energy was put into understanding the historical facts and myths surrounding the Ark of the Covenant to ground the adventure story with some plausible research. Comments Robbie McNamara says: That’s why I was sort of iffy about throwing it in.


We can set it up so it works as a good scene. Together, along with the movie version of Raiders of the Lost Arkwe have several resources as screenwriters to discover how the story came to life. To me, Indiana Jones was transcrippt of a John Wayne style cowboy – courageous, athletic, terse. Supposedly this is a typed transcript of several audio-taped story conferences between George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan, wherein they discuss the origins and motivations of the Indiana Jones character and the story beats of what would ultimately become Raiders.

G — I do for our leader. You can also find a copy of kasdn revised third draft of the Raiders screenplay dated August online. G ksdan That’s what I was thinking. NapoleonWilson Just search for raiders story conference transcript. There is a sixty-five foot boulder that’s form-fitted to only roll down the corridor coming right at him. Thank you also for centering this article around their early success – one of the films that made them great.


I thought that was the way in. Instead, Indy starts his quest in Nepal, where he finds Marion Ravenwood, an old flame and daughter of his now deceased mentor.

That fact that Raiders1 was rife with action and brief on the dialog also played to Spielberg’s sipelberg.

How They Write A Script: Lawrence Kasdan – Go Into The Story

How do you approach the research and story development part of your screenwriting process? January 27, at Not only is is useful to see how much work is done ahead of time but also reassuring that none of the parties involved had all the pieces figured out ahead of time. It’s indeed puzzling why so many people misinterpreted the video.

The transcript is here. And George and Kqsdan are very strong that way. Sign in Get started. Just a little worried about him being too… G — That was what I thought.

He can know a little bit. As their hero continues to develop, Kasdan picks up on trasncript problem with the character that can be common when first creating a hero: