4 – Ellis Freeman – “You really learn the most in a playful mode”

Episode Summary

German screenwriter Andrea Frischholz introduces us to “Silent Zooms”, and Ellis Freeman, head of screenwriting at DFFB, gives us many tips to find back our creativity in these strange times.

Episode Notes

Euro Pudding is a podcast by SEAN.

It’s created and hosted by Pierre Puget and co-produced and co-hosted  by Philipp Scherzer.

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Musics by Rafaël Leloup.

Visual by Katharina Bobeth.


  • Silent ZOOMS – 5′

Andrea Frischholz’s page on her agency website: https://www.agentur-scenario.de/autor/andrea-frischholz/

  • The Writer’s Gym – 18’50”

Ellis Freeman’s bio on the DFFB website: https://www.dffb.de/person/ellis-freemann/?lang=en

  • Conclusion – 52′

Michael Arndt’s amazing videos on his website, especially the one about Toyr Story 3: http://www.pandemoniuminc.com/ts3-mistakes-made-lessons-learned

The Hollywood Reporter drama showrunners roundtable: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/watchmen-power-good-fight-thrs-drama-showrunner-roundtable-1298268?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

The Color of Change “Normalizing Injustice” crime report: https://hollywood.colorofchange.org/crime-tv-report/