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Mystery Road S2: scene breakdown

Screenwriter Blake Ayshford breaks down a pivotal sequence from episode two of Mystery Road season two.

In the 'scene breakdown' video series, filmmakers talk about their creative process and provide a unique insight into the making of a scene from their film or series.

The video is heavy on the spoilers so before you watch this scene breakdown, make sure you see Mystery Road season two on ABC iview.

In this fourth episode, screenwriter Blake Ayshford discusses the theme of light that provided the inspiration for first two seasons of Mystery Road.

“Season one, for me, felt like it was all about light. The glare of light onto a place that would reveal it’s secrets. Season two was always thought of as being about darkness.”

In this video, Ayshford explains how a scene breakdown is used in the television industry, the importance of the document to constantly refer back to and how the script transforms from page to screen during production.