TIH 102: Aaron Sterns on Wolf Creek, Screenwriting and Existential Nightmares

TIH 102 Aaron Sterns on Wolf Creek, Screenwriting and Existential Nightmares

In this podcast Aaron Sterns talks about the Wolf Creek series, existential nightmares and screenwriting.

About Aaron Sterns

Aaron Sterns is the co-writer of Wolf Creek 2 (Best Screenplay Madrid International Fantastic Film Festival 2014), and author of the prequel novel Wolf Creek: Origin which has just won the 2014 Australian Shadows Award for best Australian horror novel of the year.

Show Notes

  • [04:50] Interview start/initial experience with story and attraction to horror
  • [08:00] Death anxiety and existential nightmares
  • [11:05] Answering tough questions from your children
  • [20:00] Violence in Wolf Creek 
  • [22:40] Setting the hook in Wolf Creek 2 and further discussion of the film
  • [31:45] ‘Screenwriting the Compromised Art’ essay in Crystal Lake Publishing’s Horror 201 and best and worst experiences as a screenwriter

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