#47: The OA — Considering the Emotion of the Audience

This week Luke and I talk about the beautiful Netflix series, THE OA and how it’s format spells the future of TV. Royalty free music from Bensound. Logo design by The Proxy Guy.

4:10 – ‘Synopsis’ – Breaking down the major story beats of the THE OA.

14:19 – ‘Installments’ – Outlining the different temporal genres, particularly how THE OA uses Installments in a unique way.

24:06 – ‘Global Frequency’- Comparing the example of THE OA to the flawed pilot episode of the excellent GLOBAL FREQUENCY.

31:06 – ‘Empathy’ – Analysing the emotional sensitivity of the writing.

45:00 – ‘Genre’ – Discussing the many genre elements that THE OA uses including values and audience emotion.

1:08:18 – ‘Summary’ – Summarising the key writing techniques discussed.


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