On Writing Action: Ambulance with Chris Fedak
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This week on On Story, we hear from action writer Chris Fedak. Blockbuster action sequences are a fantastic spectacle to behold. However, when all hell is breaking loose on screen, what does that look like on the page? The writer of Michael Bay's 2022 film Ambulance, Chris Fedak, joins us to use the film as a case study to discuss writing compelling action that pushes the story forward.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 47 seconds

Episode Number: 1304

About On Story:

Austin Film Festival's ON STORY is a half-hour series that gives a behind the scenes look at the creative process of the country's most beloved movies and TV shows.

The show is a mash-up of footage of screenwriter and filmmakers discussing their craft and films.

Each episode is thematically paired with one or two short films, with an introduction from the film's writer or director.

LA Times film critic Kenneth Turan says: "On Story" is film school in a box, a lifetime's worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages."


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