This episode features interviews with Don Hahn and Peter Schneider of Waking Sleeping Beauty, the documentary that looks at how, in 1984, the Disney Company sought to revivify their moribund animation division.
I wrote the first draft script forBad Batch, my first feature, about 3 years ago. I joined a writer's group in which the challenge was to write a full screenplay in 2 weeks. This got my ass in gear to write something I knew I eventually would want to direct on a tight budget.
I've got nothing against sports films that exult in good sportsmanship and the triumph of the underdog. But I'm more inclined towards films like The Damned United that scrape past the noble veneer of sports.