We’re neck-deep into production for season 2, and we’ve learned, ummmm, a lot about how to make an audio drama since season 1. Anne walks us through all of the changes we’ve made since season 1, and answers some of your questions.
As Hug House gears up for VALENCE’s second season, we kick off Scoring Magic by talking about what a weird time it’s been creating on 2020.
SCORING MAGICEPISODE 22WRITTEN BY: WIL WILLIAMS, ANNE BAIRD, AND KATIE YOUMANSPRODUCED BY: WIL WILLIAMS Season 1 of VALENCE is DONE! We DID IT! But just like when we release the first episode of VALENCE, we feel . . . weird. In this episode of Scoring Magic, we talk wrapping the season, we look back on early episodes of Scoring Magic, and weContinue reading “Scoring Magic – Season 1, Episode 22: ‘Looking Back’”
SCORING MAGICEPISODE 21WRITTEN BY: WIL WILLIAMS, JOSH RUBINO, AND JOHN WESTOVERPRODUCED BY: WIL WILLIAMS It’s a very NSFW one, pals! And also, it’s got VALENCE S1E11 spoilers, so make sure you listen to that first! In this episode, I talk to Josh Rubino (Liam) and John Westover (Nico) about conveying “fuck energy.” But also, we talk about modernContinue reading “Scoring Magic – Season 1, Episode 21: ‘F*** Energy’”
SCORING MAGICEPISODE 20WRITTEN BY: KATIE YOUMANS & THE CHAOTIC CAST OF VALENCEPRODUCED BY: WIL WILLIAMS These last few episodes of VALENCE have been rough, so we decided to share one of the best things about making VALENCE: our goofy actors. Enjoy this look into our bloopers vault.
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SCORING MAGICEPISODE 19THE BENEFITS OF DISNEYWRITTEN BY: WIL WILLIAMS, ANNE BAIRD, AND AJ GOLDMANPRODUCED BY: WIL WILLIAMS We’ve mentioned before that episode 7 of VALENCE was written in Walt Disney World, and you may have noticed some extra credits in that episode. Join Wil and Anne, and special guest AJ Goldman, as they tell the story behind writingContinue reading “Scoring Magic – Season 1, Episode 19: ‘The Benefits of Disney’”
SCORING MAGICEPISODE 18WRITTEN BY: KATIE YOUMANS AND WIL WILLIAMSPRODUCED BY: WIL WILLIAMS So, create is feels good. Collaboration is feels good! Friends is feels good! But what happens when miscommunications means that isn’t feels good? This week, Katie breaks down what lead to a fight between her and Wil, different styles of anger and conflict, and theContinue reading “Scoring Magic – Season 1, Episode 18: ‘Collaboration, Part 2’”
SCORING MAGICEPISODE 17WRITTEN BY: WIL WILLIAMSPRODUCED BY: WIL WILLIAMS In this episode, Wil talks about writing episode 4 of VALENCE. Content warning: This episode discusses suicidal ideation, abuse, and PTSD in depth. Take care of yourself. Resources – If you ever need it, the National Suicide Prevention Lifelines are: +1 (800) 273-8255 for the U.S. +44 (0) 8457Continue reading “Scoring Magic – Season 1, Episode 17: ‘Writing Episode 4’”
SCORING MAGICMINI EPISODE 2“TAKE SELECTION”WRITTEN BY: ANNE BAIRDRELEASE DATE: 02/15/2020 It’s time to select takes. So, let’s talk about time . . . and how sometimes we’re not great with it. About Scoring Magic – Scoring Magic is presented by Hug House Productions. You can support us for behind-the-scenes details and early previews of upcoming projects on Patreon. Support Scoring MagicContinue reading “Scoring Magic – Season 1, Episode 16: ‘Take Selection’”