IFH 114: The Six Stages of Character Development with Michael Hauge

Right-click here to download the MP3 This week we have a returning guest, screenwriting guru Michael Hauge. In this episode, he discussed The Six Stages of Character Development. A very eye-opening episode. YOUTUBE VIDEO LINKS Screenwriting and Story Blueprint: The Hero’s Two Journeys How to Pitch Your Screenplay in 60 Secs IFH 055: Michael Hauge – Writing…

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IFH 097: Doug Richardson – Screenwriting Bad Boys, Die Hard 2 & Making It in Hollyweird

Right-click here to download the MP3 Can you imagine having a front-row seat to the start of the filmmaking careers of Will Smith, Bruce Willis, and Michael Bay? Well, this week’s guest Screenwriter Doug Richardson did just that. In 1989 20th Century Fox hired Doug to adapt Walter Wager’s novel 58 Minutes into the first sequel to the hit franchise Die Hard. In 1990, it was…

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IFH 089: How To Write A Screenplay with Fight Club Screenwriter Jim Uhls

Right-click here to download the MP3 We have a MAJOR treat for the tribe this week. I have no other than Jim Uhls, the master screenwriter behind David Fincher’s “Fight Club”, one of the greatest films in my generation, in my humble option. via 20th Century Fox When Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club was making the rounds in Hollywood, it was a tough sell to…

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IFH 071: Save the Cat – Screenwriting Story Structure Made Easy

Right-click here to download the MP3 Why would you want to ‘Save the Cat’? If you are a screenwriter or aspiring one you should have heard by now of Blake Snyder’s game-changing screenwriting book. In his 20-year career as a film producer and screenwriter, Blake Snyder sold dozens of scripts, including co-writing Blank Check, which became a…

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IFH 061: Chris Vogler – Screenwriting & The Writer’s Journey Blueprint

Right-click here to download the MP3 If you have seen Star Wars then you know Joseph Campbell‘s work. If you ever have seen The Lion King then you have seen one of Campbell’s best students, Chris Vogler, work. Related: Michael Hauge: Writing a Screenplay That Sells Chris Vogler wrote the game-changing book  The Writers Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers. I read this book over…

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IFH 055: Michael Hauge – Writing a Screenplay That Sells

Right-click here to download the MP3 You are in for a treat. This week’s guest, MICHAEL HAUGE has been one of Hollywood’s top script consultants, story experts, and authors for more than 30 years. He coaches screenwriters, novelists, filmmakers, professional speakers, internet marketers, and corporate leaders, helping transform their stories and their audiences using the principles and methods…

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IFH 039: How to Write the Million Dollar Screenplay

Right-click here to download the MP3 We’ve all read in Variety or The Hollywood Reporter of some no-name screenwriter selling his or her screenplay for a million bucks. Ever wonder how they did it? What structure did they use? What “tricks of the trade” were employed? May I introduce Paul Castro, the original writer of one of my favorite films August Rush. Paul Castro…

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