What is Auteur Theory? – Definition and Examples

What is Auteur Theory and Why Is It Important? Auteur Theory is a way of looking at films that state that the director is the “author” of a film. The Auteur theory argues that a film is a reflection of the director’s artistic vision; so, a movie directed by a given filmmaker will have recognizable, recurring…

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IFH 240: How to Work the Film & Television Markets with Heather Hale

Right-click here to download the MP3 Today’s guest is Heather Hale, author of How to Work the Film and TV Markets: A Guide for Content Creators. Heather Hale is a film and television director, screenwriter and producer with over 50 hours of credits. She is currently under contract to direct an indie romantic comedy. She directed, produced and co-wrote…

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David Fincher: The Ultimate Guide to His Films & Directing Style

1999 was a watershed year for people in my generation, as it no doubt was for other generations as well. On the eve of the new millennium, we were caught in a place between excitement and apprehension. The 21st century loomed large with promises of technological and sociological innovations, yet we were beset by decidedly…

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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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