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Storyteller Therapy is a weekly podcast hosted by Spade Robinson, where she covers a wide range of film and episodic storytelling techniques and tips for independent screenwriters, filmmakers and media companies.
||CleanMastering Rejection From Industry Relationships||Blown off from that industry contact? Listen to this. Check In: Watch Wheel Man Therapy Is In Session: Build your squad Who is missing? Who do you have? What can you offer? Cultivate your squad Seek new relationships purposefully Maintain existing rela.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMastering Rejection From Creative Jobs||Didn’t get that gig? Listen to this. Check In: Watch Mining The Gap Therapy Is In Session: Believe you are going to make it No opportunity is your only chance Be honest about why you didn’t get the job Be honest about if it was a good fit for you,||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMastering Rejection From Creative Opportunities||Got another rejection letter? Listen to this. Check In: Watch Heaven Knows What Therapy Is In Session: Rejection is the best tool to grow filmmakers and storytellers. It Helps you curate your own (and other) work Gives you time to develop as a person a.||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWriting A [Good] Feature In 10 Weeks!||Need to finish your script now(ish)? Need it to be good? Check In: Watch Capturing The Friedmans Therapy Is In Session: Week 1: Premise. Pitch your premise to people Week 2: Plot. Bare bones outline, workshop main points to ensure they reflect main cha.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWriting The Feature Beat Sheet||What’s in between your outline and your script? Check In: Watch Songs My Brother Taught Me! Therapy Is In Session: The goal is to write EVERY scene in your script Revise to ensure your Status Quo has a great Character Introduction Revisit your Lowest||5/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWriting The Feature Outline||Step-by-step: Writing An Outline For Your Feature Check In: Watch The Fugitive Therapy Is In Session: The outline format comes in four phases: Phase One Inciting Incident Midpoint (Climax) Lowest Point Conclusion Phase Two Status Quo Point Of No Return.||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Get Out Of A Creative Rut||Are you in a creative (or other) rut? Get. Out. Now. Right Now. Check In: Watch The Sixth Sense Therapy Is In Session: Recognize it’s not going to be sexy. Make a plan. Set meetings. Make another plan. Schedule plan with accountability.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat To Do Before You “Make It”||What should you be doing before you “make it” in the biz? Check In: Watch Good Time! Therapy Is In Session: Change your mindset around timeline. Maintain your relationships. Don’t wait to start doing good. Drain yourself of desperation Believe you||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBanish Career Envy||Banish Career Envy Forever! Check In: For comedy TV writers, re-visit Golden Girls for technique on writing throwaway jokes. Therapy Is In Session: Career envy is a guilty pleasure, something that is sometimes easier to access that the true belief th||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Talk About Your Documentary For Support||Listen to this BEFORE you start shooting your documentary! Check In: Jennifer Brea has done an AMAZING JOB talking about her film. Check out her TED TALK here. Therapy Is In Session: Do the emotional work to be vulnerable enough to answer questions abo.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Make A Documentary Sample That Gets Funding||Listen to this BEFORE you start shooting your documentary! Check In: Find I Am Not Your Negro. Watch it. Study it. Therapy Is In Session: Your documentary sample should display character, stakes and perspective in a compelling way.||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Documentary Genre Indicates Storytelling Technique||Listen to this as you’re developing your documentary. Check In: Find Position Among The Stars. Watch it. Study it. Therapy Is In Session: Documentary isn’t a genre, it’s a filmmaking technique. Here are some doc genres: historical doc, personal do||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProcrastination||Banish screenwriting and editing procrastination forever! Here’s what we cover: Check In: Go See Strong Island. It’s on Netflix. No excuses. Don’t skip because it’s a documentary. Therapy Is In Session: Procrastination is mostly birthed out of||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiversity||Expand your view of diversity into a nuanced and very useful tool for story and character development! Here’s what we cover: Check In: Go See Call Me By Your Name. Now. Today. Therapy Is In Session: We don’t bother with diversity b/c we don’t care||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroduction||Welcome to Storyteller Therapy! It’s like therapy… for storytellers. This episode is an introduction to Spade, her experience in Film & TV and what this podcast is all about. Here’s the rundown: Spade knows story,||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I love listening to your podcast. It’s thought provoking and motivating. Please don’t go on hiatus for too long.
Spade knows what she is talking about! She knows all of the obstacles that filmmakers face internally and externally, she is compassionate and straightforward with information to help others reach their goals and become better storytellers
This podcast is very informative and useful for screenwriters and directors. Spade brings years of experience as a skilled artist herself and someone with a background in artist support. This podcast offers insight into the writing process in a concise way. She cuts to the chase. This is one of the most useful ways you can spend 10 minutes of your day as a creative.