IFH 008: Karl Iglesias Screenwriting Master Class & How to Create an Emotional Impact

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Karl Iglesias Screenwriting Master Class & How to Create an Emotional Impact

This week we were lucky enough to have as our guest screenwriting guru Karl Iglesias. He has written award-winning books including The 101 Habits of Highly Successful ScreenwritersWriting for Emotional Impact, and Cut to the Chase(FREE AUDIO BOOK VERSIONS HERE)

I discovered Karl Iglesias’ work reading Writing for Emotional Impact. It really transformed the way I wrote screenplays and created a bunch of new habits that I still use today.

It was a major treat to interview Karl on the show. His work is so specific but yet broad. His one rule that can never be broken,

“Always be interesting.”

I think most films coming out of Hollywood today should take that advice. Keep your audience engaged and emotionally invested. So many filmmakers and screenwriters today don’t understand that basic concept.

I really asked Karl the tough questions so we could fill this episode with amazing content for you. This is one podcast your won’t want to miss. Enjoy!

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  5. Werner Herzog Filmmaking MasterClass
  6. Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting MasterClass
  7. Mira Nair Independent Filmmaking Masterclass
  8. David Mamet Dramatic Writing MasterClass
  9. Shonda Rhimes Masterclass: Learn Television Writing from the Creator of Scandal
  10. Steve Martin Teaches Comedy Writing & Acting MasterClass
  11. Annie Leibovitz Masterclass: Learn Photography from the Legend
  12. Jimmy Chin Masterclass: Learn Adventure Photography
  13. Judd Apatow Comedy Writing/Directing Masterclass

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  1. […] Have you ever wondered how successful writers do it? If you’ve reached this point on my top ten, I would say, “of course you do!” There are good work regimens and not so constructive methods. This book gives us a glimpse into how the top Hollywood writers work, how they fight writer’s block, as well as deal with the daily grind of writing. I found it very insightful and definitely worthwhile. Also check out: Karl Iglesias’ Screenwriting Master Class Podcast […]



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