On Story

Script to Screen: Pete's Dragon

Season 8 Episode 7 | 26m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

In this episode, Pete’s Dragon director and co-writer David Lowery and co-writer Toby Halbrooks take us behind the scenes of their reinvention of the classic story and discuss writing fairy tales, balancing tragedy with wonder, and the difference between making indie films, like Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, and a big budget Disney movie.

Aired: 05/26/18

Rating: NR

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