Screenwriting & Storytelling Blueprint: Hero's Two Journeys

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Course Description

Experience two of Hollywood’s most sought-after story experts, authors and lecturers with Screenwriting and Story Secrets: The Hero’s Two Journeys.

If you’re a screenwriter, novelist, filmmaker, game developer or storyteller in any arena, this course will empower you to captivate your readers and audiences to achieve both artistic AND commercial success.

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In more than 4½ hours of lecture, discussion and Q&A, Michael Hauge, author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read; and Christopher Vogler, story analyst and author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers, unite to reveal the essential principles of plot structure, character arc, myth and transformation.

If you want to elevate your scripts and stories – AND your career -- to the highest possible level, this class is a must.

They DON'T teach you this in Film School!

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Here is what two top screenwriting teachers say about the course…

“This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two of Hollywood’s finest and smartest teachers combine their masterful approach to plot, character and commercial success.” - Rich KrevolinScreenwriting Professor at USC; Author of Screenwriting From the Soul and How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay

“Wow! Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler ignite the room. I’ve been a pro for nearly 20 years, and in one day this double-barreled seminar made me a better screenwriter.” - Eric Edson, Director of Graduate Screenwriting at Cal State University Northridge; Author of The Story Solution: 23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take

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Some of Chris Volger's clients are:

  • Paramount Pictures - THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, BEOWULF

  • Roland Emmerich - 10,000 B.C.

  • Will Smith - I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK

  • Helen Hunt - THEN SHE FOUND ME

  • Darren Aronofsky - THE WRESTLER

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Here what people are saying about Michael Hauge:

“No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” - Will Smith

“I met Michael through Will Smith, who brought him in as a consultant when we were developing The Karate Kid for me to direct. I have asked for his input and guidance on every project I’ve done since." - Harald Zwart Director: The Karate Kid; Agent Cody Banks

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Michael and Chris will discuss:

The Hero's Outer Journey: They explain the important structural principles that move any successful plot forward.

The Hero's Inner Journey: The deeper aspects that form the heart of the story. The Hero’s self is experienced or revealed.

And as a BONUS you get: The Journeys of Erin Brockovich

Michael and Chris an in-depth breakdown the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich." They show you The Hero’s Two Journeys in action.

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Here's what you will learn from Screenwriting and Story Secrets: Understanding The Hero’s Two Journeys

  • Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction

  • Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION

  • Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling

  • Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success

  • Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers

  • Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey

  • Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel

  • Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence

  • Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes.

  • Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction

  • Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS

...and much more.

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Who is Alex Ferrari? As the founder of Indie Film Hustle it's Alex goal to bring the best information and education he can to indie filmmakers, screenwriter, storytellers and entrepreneurs.

When the opportunity to work with two story and screenwriting legends like Michael Hauge and Chris Volger and present their work to the Udemy community he jumped at the chance.

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Important information before you enroll:

  • In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked!

  • Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course!

  • You will have instant and free access to any updates we'll add to the course.

  • I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course.

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Enroll NOW and take your writing and storytelling to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Let's get started!

Who this course is for:

  • ALL Storytellers...
  • Screenwriters and Filmmakers
  • Novelists
  • Television Writers and Producers
  • Actors, Agents and Studio Executives
  • Game Designers & Developers
  • Speakers and Presenters
  • Marketers
  • Anyone with a passion for movies and stories

Expected Outcomes

  1. Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS Show more Show less Requirements A love of STORY Storytelling Description Experience two of Hollywood’s most sought-after story experts, authors and lecturers with Screenwriting and Story Secrets: The Hero’s Two Journeys. If you’re a screenwriter, novelist, filmmaker, game developer or storyteller in any arena, this course will empower you to captivate your readers and audiences to achieve both artistic AND commercial success. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In more than 4½ hours of lecture, discussion and Q&A, Michael Hauge , author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read ; and Christopher Vogler , story analyst and author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers , unite to reveal the essential principles of plot structure, character arc, myth and transformation. If you want to elevate your scripts and stories – AND your career -- to the highest possible level, this class is a must. They DON'T teach you this in Film School! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is what two top screenwriting teachers say about the course… “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two of Hollywood’s finest and smartest teachers combine their masterful approach to plot, character and commercial success.” - Rich KrevolinScreenwriting Professor at USC; Author of Screenwriting From the Soul and How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay “Wow! Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler ignite the room. I’ve been a pro for nearly 20 years, and in one day this double-barreled seminar made me a better screenwriter.” - Eric Edson, Director of Graduate Screenwriting at Cal State University Northridge; Author of The Story Solution: 23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some of Chris Volger's clients are: Paramount Pictures - THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, BEOWULF Roland Emmerich - 10,000 B.C. Will Smith - I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK Helen Hunt - THEN SHE FOUND ME Darren Aronofsky - THE WRESTLER ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here what people are saying about Michael Hauge : “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story. ” - Will Smith “I met Michael through Will Smith, who brought him in as a consultant when we were developing The Karate Kid for me to direct. I have asked for his input and guidance on every project I’ve done since. " - Harald Zwart Director: The Karate Kid; Agent Cody Banks ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Michael and Chris will discuss: The Hero's Outer Journey: They explain the important structural principles that move any successful plot forward. The Hero's Inner Journey: The deeper aspects that form the heart of the story. The Hero’s self is experienced or revealed. And as a BONUS you get: The Journeys of Erin Brockovich Michael and Chris an in-depth breakdown the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich." They show you The Hero’s Two Journeys in action. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here's what you will learn from Screenwriting and Story Secrets: Understanding The Hero’s Two Journeys Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS ...and much more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Who is Alex Ferrari? As the founder of Indie Film Hustle it's Alex goal to bring the best information and education he can to indie filmmakers, screenwriter, storytellers and entrepreneurs. When the opportunity to work with two story and screenwriting legends like Michael Hauge and Chris Volger and present their work to the Udemy community he jumped at the chance. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Important information before you enroll: In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked! Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course! You will have instant and free access to any updates we'll add to the course. I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Enroll NOW and take your writing and storytelling to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Let's get started! Who this course is for: ALL Storytellers... Screenwriters and Filmmakers Novelists Television Writers and Producers Actors, Agents and Studio Executives Game Designers & Developers Speakers and Presenters Marketers Anyone with a passion for movies and stories Show more Show less Featured review Attila Vágó 141 courses 16 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago To those who dabble in writing, or like understanding movies and stories beyond just reading or watching them, I highly recommend this course by Michael Hague and Chris Vogler. It filled in a lot of gaps for me, confirmed some of my instinctive approaches to story and hero arcs and understand why people connect with the characters. Excellent course. Both practical and psychologically intriguing! Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 38 lectures • 6h 46m total length Expand all sections Introduction 1 lecture • 6min Introduction: Bringing together the Hero's Inner and Outer Journey Preview 05:41 The Hero's Outer Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 35min Key Elements of Story Preview 11:50 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #1-3 08:55 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #4-6 12:18 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 1 13:25 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 2 13:48 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #1-2 11:50 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #3-8 12:01 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #9-12 11:21 The Hero's Inner Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 39min Why you need to understand structure first Preview 07:56 Key Components of Character Part #1 11:19 Key Components of Character Part #2 14:19 The Four Primary Characters Preview 13:43 The Six Stages of Character Preview 14:58 The Visible and Invisible Goal 15:44 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #1 10:15 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #2 10:36 Q & A: Going Deeper into the Hero's Journeys 13 lectures • 19min Can you name other films that follow your Six Stage Plot Stucture? 04:02 Do dual protagonists change the Six Stage Plot Stucture 01:01 I've had problems writing the process stage. Can you help? 02:18 What are some examples of elixirs? 01:44 How important is structure towards the end of the film? 01:07 Can the story begin in the Special World? 02:02 How should I better develop inner conflict? 01:45 What is more important in a romantic comedy: the inner or outer motivation? 01:47 What is theme? 00:51 When should the hero's wound be revealed? 01:06 How can I write a film about a search for truth? 01:16 The Six-Stage Plot Structure - Outline 1 page The Hero's Journey - Outline 1 page BONUS: Breaking Down the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich" 4 lectures • 56min Introduction to Erin Brockovich 10:13 Erin's Enduring Flaws 13:49 Erin's Wound and Identity 22:16 Revealing the Longing 09:53 Final Words 2 lectures • 6min Recap on our journey together 05:31 BONUS: What DO You Want to Learn Next? 00:48 BONUS: Indie Film Hustle Podcast 2 lectures • 2hr 3min Michael Hauge – Writing a Screenplay That Sells 52:09 Chris Vogler – Screenwriting & The Writer’s Journey Blueprint 01:10:59 Instructors IFH Courses Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Best Selling Instructors 4.4 Instructor Rating 4,783 Reviews 55,982 Students 26 Courses IFH Courses is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking, screenwriting, post-production, and social media/marketing crafts. Think of it as the ultimate online film school. We bring together industry-leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best. Filmmakers, Screenwriters & Content Creators are our passion! Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business. You'll find his approach to our courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists, and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the newcomer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark-infested waters of the film industry. We also are the founder of Bulletproof Screenwriting, Filmtrepreneur, IFH Academy, and Indie Film Hustle TV, the world's first streaming service dedicated to filmmakers, screenwriters, and content creators. Think Netflix for Filmmakers. Show more Show less Michael Hauge Screenplay Consultant & Story Expert 4.6 Instructor Rating 1,975 Reviews 15,293 Students 4 Courses 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 of Hollywood’s most successful movies. Michael has consulted on films starring – among many others - Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Morgan Freeman , and has presented lectures and workshops to more than 70,000 participants worldwide. He is the best selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell (now in its 20 th Anniversary Edition), and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read . According to Will Smith, “ No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” - Will Smith Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  2. Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS Show more Show less Requirements A love of STORY Storytelling Description Experience two of Hollywood’s most sought-after story experts, authors and lecturers with Screenwriting and Story Secrets: The Hero’s Two Journeys. If you’re a screenwriter, novelist, filmmaker, game developer or storyteller in any arena, this course will empower you to captivate your readers and audiences to achieve both artistic AND commercial success. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In more than 4½ hours of lecture, discussion and Q&A, Michael Hauge , author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read ; and Christopher Vogler , story analyst and author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers , unite to reveal the essential principles of plot structure, character arc, myth and transformation. If you want to elevate your scripts and stories – AND your career -- to the highest possible level, this class is a must. They DON'T teach you this in Film School! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is what two top screenwriting teachers say about the course… “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two of Hollywood’s finest and smartest teachers combine their masterful approach to plot, character and commercial success.” - Rich KrevolinScreenwriting Professor at USC; Author of Screenwriting From the Soul and How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay “Wow! Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler ignite the room. I’ve been a pro for nearly 20 years, and in one day this double-barreled seminar made me a better screenwriter.” - Eric Edson, Director of Graduate Screenwriting at Cal State University Northridge; Author of The Story Solution: 23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some of Chris Volger's clients are: Paramount Pictures - THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, BEOWULF Roland Emmerich - 10,000 B.C. Will Smith - I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK Helen Hunt - THEN SHE FOUND ME Darren Aronofsky - THE WRESTLER ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here what people are saying about Michael Hauge : “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story. ” - Will Smith “I met Michael through Will Smith, who brought him in as a consultant when we were developing The Karate Kid for me to direct. I have asked for his input and guidance on every project I’ve done since. " - Harald Zwart Director: The Karate Kid; Agent Cody Banks ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Michael and Chris will discuss: The Hero's Outer Journey: They explain the important structural principles that move any successful plot forward. The Hero's Inner Journey: The deeper aspects that form the heart of the story. The Hero’s self is experienced or revealed. And as a BONUS you get: The Journeys of Erin Brockovich Michael and Chris an in-depth breakdown the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich." They show you The Hero’s Two Journeys in action. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here's what you will learn from Screenwriting and Story Secrets: Understanding The Hero’s Two Journeys Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS ...and much more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Who is Alex Ferrari? As the founder of Indie Film Hustle it's Alex goal to bring the best information and education he can to indie filmmakers, screenwriter, storytellers and entrepreneurs. When the opportunity to work with two story and screenwriting legends like Michael Hauge and Chris Volger and present their work to the Udemy community he jumped at the chance. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Important information before you enroll: In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked! Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course! You will have instant and free access to any updates we'll add to the course. I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Enroll NOW and take your writing and storytelling to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Let's get started! Who this course is for: ALL Storytellers... Screenwriters and Filmmakers Novelists Television Writers and Producers Actors, Agents and Studio Executives Game Designers & Developers Speakers and Presenters Marketers Anyone with a passion for movies and stories Show more Show less Featured review Attila Vágó 141 courses 16 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago To those who dabble in writing, or like understanding movies and stories beyond just reading or watching them, I highly recommend this course by Michael Hague and Chris Vogler. It filled in a lot of gaps for me, confirmed some of my instinctive approaches to story and hero arcs and understand why people connect with the characters. Excellent course. Both practical and psychologically intriguing! Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 38 lectures • 6h 46m total length Expand all sections Introduction 1 lecture • 6min Introduction: Bringing together the Hero's Inner and Outer Journey Preview 05:41 The Hero's Outer Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 35min Key Elements of Story Preview 11:50 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #1-3 08:55 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #4-6 12:18 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 1 13:25 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 2 13:48 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #1-2 11:50 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #3-8 12:01 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #9-12 11:21 The Hero's Inner Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 39min Why you need to understand structure first Preview 07:56 Key Components of Character Part #1 11:19 Key Components of Character Part #2 14:19 The Four Primary Characters Preview 13:43 The Six Stages of Character Preview 14:58 The Visible and Invisible Goal 15:44 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #1 10:15 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #2 10:36 Q & A: Going Deeper into the Hero's Journeys 13 lectures • 19min Can you name other films that follow your Six Stage Plot Stucture? 04:02 Do dual protagonists change the Six Stage Plot Stucture 01:01 I've had problems writing the process stage. Can you help? 02:18 What are some examples of elixirs? 01:44 How important is structure towards the end of the film? 01:07 Can the story begin in the Special World? 02:02 How should I better develop inner conflict? 01:45 What is more important in a romantic comedy: the inner or outer motivation? 01:47 What is theme? 00:51 When should the hero's wound be revealed? 01:06 How can I write a film about a search for truth? 01:16 The Six-Stage Plot Structure - Outline 1 page The Hero's Journey - Outline 1 page BONUS: Breaking Down the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich" 4 lectures • 56min Introduction to Erin Brockovich 10:13 Erin's Enduring Flaws 13:49 Erin's Wound and Identity 22:16 Revealing the Longing 09:53 Final Words 2 lectures • 6min Recap on our journey together 05:31 BONUS: What DO You Want to Learn Next? 00:48 BONUS: Indie Film Hustle Podcast 2 lectures • 2hr 3min Michael Hauge – Writing a Screenplay That Sells 52:09 Chris Vogler – Screenwriting & The Writer’s Journey Blueprint 01:10:59 Instructors IFH Courses Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Best Selling Instructors 4.4 Instructor Rating 4,783 Reviews 55,982 Students 26 Courses IFH Courses is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking, screenwriting, post-production, and social media/marketing crafts. Think of it as the ultimate online film school. We bring together industry-leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best. Filmmakers, Screenwriters & Content Creators are our passion! Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business. You'll find his approach to our courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists, and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the newcomer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark-infested waters of the film industry. We also are the founder of Bulletproof Screenwriting, Filmtrepreneur, IFH Academy, and Indie Film Hustle TV, the world's first streaming service dedicated to filmmakers, screenwriters, and content creators. Think Netflix for Filmmakers. Show more Show less Michael Hauge Screenplay Consultant & Story Expert 4.6 Instructor Rating 1,975 Reviews 15,293 Students 4 Courses 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 of Hollywood’s most successful movies. Michael has consulted on films starring – among many others - Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Morgan Freeman , and has presented lectures and workshops to more than 70,000 participants worldwide. He is the best selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell (now in its 20 th Anniversary Edition), and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read . According to Will Smith, “ No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” - Will Smith Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  3. Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS Show more Show less Requirements A love of STORY Storytelling Description Experience two of Hollywood’s most sought-after story experts, authors and lecturers with Screenwriting and Story Secrets: The Hero’s Two Journeys. If you’re a screenwriter, novelist, filmmaker, game developer or storyteller in any arena, this course will empower you to captivate your readers and audiences to achieve both artistic AND commercial success. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In more than 4½ hours of lecture, discussion and Q&A, Michael Hauge , author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read ; and Christopher Vogler , story analyst and author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers , unite to reveal the essential principles of plot structure, character arc, myth and transformation. If you want to elevate your scripts and stories – AND your career -- to the highest possible level, this class is a must. They DON'T teach you this in Film School! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is what two top screenwriting teachers say about the course… “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two of Hollywood’s finest and smartest teachers combine their masterful approach to plot, character and commercial success.” - Rich KrevolinScreenwriting Professor at USC; Author of Screenwriting From the Soul and How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay “Wow! Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler ignite the room. I’ve been a pro for nearly 20 years, and in one day this double-barreled seminar made me a better screenwriter.” - Eric Edson, Director of Graduate Screenwriting at Cal State University Northridge; Author of The Story Solution: 23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some of Chris Volger's clients are: Paramount Pictures - THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, BEOWULF Roland Emmerich - 10,000 B.C. Will Smith - I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK Helen Hunt - THEN SHE FOUND ME Darren Aronofsky - THE WRESTLER ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here what people are saying about Michael Hauge : “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story. ” - Will Smith “I met Michael through Will Smith, who brought him in as a consultant when we were developing The Karate Kid for me to direct. I have asked for his input and guidance on every project I’ve done since. " - Harald Zwart Director: The Karate Kid; Agent Cody Banks ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Michael and Chris will discuss: The Hero's Outer Journey: They explain the important structural principles that move any successful plot forward. The Hero's Inner Journey: The deeper aspects that form the heart of the story. The Hero’s self is experienced or revealed. And as a BONUS you get: The Journeys of Erin Brockovich Michael and Chris an in-depth breakdown the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich." They show you The Hero’s Two Journeys in action. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here's what you will learn from Screenwriting and Story Secrets: Understanding The Hero’s Two Journeys Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS ...and much more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Who is Alex Ferrari? As the founder of Indie Film Hustle it's Alex goal to bring the best information and education he can to indie filmmakers, screenwriter, storytellers and entrepreneurs. When the opportunity to work with two story and screenwriting legends like Michael Hauge and Chris Volger and present their work to the Udemy community he jumped at the chance. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Important information before you enroll: In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked! Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course! You will have instant and free access to any updates we'll add to the course. I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Enroll NOW and take your writing and storytelling to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Let's get started! Who this course is for: ALL Storytellers... Screenwriters and Filmmakers Novelists Television Writers and Producers Actors, Agents and Studio Executives Game Designers & Developers Speakers and Presenters Marketers Anyone with a passion for movies and stories Show more Show less Featured review Attila Vágó 141 courses 16 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago To those who dabble in writing, or like understanding movies and stories beyond just reading or watching them, I highly recommend this course by Michael Hague and Chris Vogler. It filled in a lot of gaps for me, confirmed some of my instinctive approaches to story and hero arcs and understand why people connect with the characters. Excellent course. Both practical and psychologically intriguing! Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 38 lectures • 6h 46m total length Expand all sections Introduction 1 lecture • 6min Introduction: Bringing together the Hero's Inner and Outer Journey Preview 05:41 The Hero's Outer Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 35min Key Elements of Story Preview 11:50 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #1-3 08:55 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #4-6 12:18 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 1 13:25 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 2 13:48 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #1-2 11:50 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #3-8 12:01 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #9-12 11:21 The Hero's Inner Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 39min Why you need to understand structure first Preview 07:56 Key Components of Character Part #1 11:19 Key Components of Character Part #2 14:19 The Four Primary Characters Preview 13:43 The Six Stages of Character Preview 14:58 The Visible and Invisible Goal 15:44 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #1 10:15 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #2 10:36 Q & A: Going Deeper into the Hero's Journeys 13 lectures • 19min Can you name other films that follow your Six Stage Plot Stucture? 04:02 Do dual protagonists change the Six Stage Plot Stucture 01:01 I've had problems writing the process stage. Can you help? 02:18 What are some examples of elixirs? 01:44 How important is structure towards the end of the film? 01:07 Can the story begin in the Special World? 02:02 How should I better develop inner conflict? 01:45 What is more important in a romantic comedy: the inner or outer motivation? 01:47 What is theme? 00:51 When should the hero's wound be revealed? 01:06 How can I write a film about a search for truth? 01:16 The Six-Stage Plot Structure - Outline 1 page The Hero's Journey - Outline 1 page BONUS: Breaking Down the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich" 4 lectures • 56min Introduction to Erin Brockovich 10:13 Erin's Enduring Flaws 13:49 Erin's Wound and Identity 22:16 Revealing the Longing 09:53 Final Words 2 lectures • 6min Recap on our journey together 05:31 BONUS: What DO You Want to Learn Next? 00:48 BONUS: Indie Film Hustle Podcast 2 lectures • 2hr 3min Michael Hauge – Writing a Screenplay That Sells 52:09 Chris Vogler – Screenwriting & The Writer’s Journey Blueprint 01:10:59 Instructors IFH Courses Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Best Selling Instructors 4.4 Instructor Rating 4,783 Reviews 55,982 Students 26 Courses IFH Courses is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking, screenwriting, post-production, and social media/marketing crafts. Think of it as the ultimate online film school. We bring together industry-leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best. Filmmakers, Screenwriters & Content Creators are our passion! Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business. You'll find his approach to our courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists, and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the newcomer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark-infested waters of the film industry. We also are the founder of Bulletproof Screenwriting, Filmtrepreneur, IFH Academy, and Indie Film Hustle TV, the world's first streaming service dedicated to filmmakers, screenwriters, and content creators. Think Netflix for Filmmakers. Show more Show less Michael Hauge Screenplay Consultant & Story Expert 4.6 Instructor Rating 1,975 Reviews 15,293 Students 4 Courses 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 of Hollywood’s most successful movies. Michael has consulted on films starring – among many others - Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Morgan Freeman , and has presented lectures and workshops to more than 70,000 participants worldwide. He is the best selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell (now in its 20 th Anniversary Edition), and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read . According to Will Smith, “ No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” - Will Smith Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  4. Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS Show more Show less Requirements A love of STORY Storytelling Description Experience two of Hollywood’s most sought-after story experts, authors and lecturers with Screenwriting and Story Secrets: The Hero’s Two Journeys. If you’re a screenwriter, novelist, filmmaker, game developer or storyteller in any arena, this course will empower you to captivate your readers and audiences to achieve both artistic AND commercial success. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In more than 4½ hours of lecture, discussion and Q&A, Michael Hauge , author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read ; and Christopher Vogler , story analyst and author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers , unite to reveal the essential principles of plot structure, character arc, myth and transformation. If you want to elevate your scripts and stories – AND your career -- to the highest possible level, this class is a must. They DON'T teach you this in Film School! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is what two top screenwriting teachers say about the course… “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two of Hollywood’s finest and smartest teachers combine their masterful approach to plot, character and commercial success.” - Rich KrevolinScreenwriting Professor at USC; Author of Screenwriting From the Soul and How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay “Wow! Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler ignite the room. I’ve been a pro for nearly 20 years, and in one day this double-barreled seminar made me a better screenwriter.” - Eric Edson, Director of Graduate Screenwriting at Cal State University Northridge; Author of The Story Solution: 23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some of Chris Volger's clients are: Paramount Pictures - THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, BEOWULF Roland Emmerich - 10,000 B.C. Will Smith - I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK Helen Hunt - THEN SHE FOUND ME Darren Aronofsky - THE WRESTLER ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here what people are saying about Michael Hauge : “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story. ” - Will Smith “I met Michael through Will Smith, who brought him in as a consultant when we were developing The Karate Kid for me to direct. I have asked for his input and guidance on every project I’ve done since. " - Harald Zwart Director: The Karate Kid; Agent Cody Banks ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Michael and Chris will discuss: The Hero's Outer Journey: They explain the important structural principles that move any successful plot forward. The Hero's Inner Journey: The deeper aspects that form the heart of the story. The Hero’s self is experienced or revealed. And as a BONUS you get: The Journeys of Erin Brockovich Michael and Chris an in-depth breakdown the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich." They show you The Hero’s Two Journeys in action. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here's what you will learn from Screenwriting and Story Secrets: Understanding The Hero’s Two Journeys Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS ...and much more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Who is Alex Ferrari? As the founder of Indie Film Hustle it's Alex goal to bring the best information and education he can to indie filmmakers, screenwriter, storytellers and entrepreneurs. When the opportunity to work with two story and screenwriting legends like Michael Hauge and Chris Volger and present their work to the Udemy community he jumped at the chance. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Important information before you enroll: In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked! Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course! You will have instant and free access to any updates we'll add to the course. I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Enroll NOW and take your writing and storytelling to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Let's get started! Who this course is for: ALL Storytellers... Screenwriters and Filmmakers Novelists Television Writers and Producers Actors, Agents and Studio Executives Game Designers & Developers Speakers and Presenters Marketers Anyone with a passion for movies and stories Show more Show less Featured review Attila Vágó 141 courses 16 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago To those who dabble in writing, or like understanding movies and stories beyond just reading or watching them, I highly recommend this course by Michael Hague and Chris Vogler. It filled in a lot of gaps for me, confirmed some of my instinctive approaches to story and hero arcs and understand why people connect with the characters. Excellent course. Both practical and psychologically intriguing! Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 38 lectures • 6h 46m total length Expand all sections Introduction 1 lecture • 6min Introduction: Bringing together the Hero's Inner and Outer Journey Preview 05:41 The Hero's Outer Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 35min Key Elements of Story Preview 11:50 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #1-3 08:55 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #4-6 12:18 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 1 13:25 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 2 13:48 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #1-2 11:50 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #3-8 12:01 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #9-12 11:21 The Hero's Inner Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 39min Why you need to understand structure first Preview 07:56 Key Components of Character Part #1 11:19 Key Components of Character Part #2 14:19 The Four Primary Characters Preview 13:43 The Six Stages of Character Preview 14:58 The Visible and Invisible Goal 15:44 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #1 10:15 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #2 10:36 Q & A: Going Deeper into the Hero's Journeys 13 lectures • 19min Can you name other films that follow your Six Stage Plot Stucture? 04:02 Do dual protagonists change the Six Stage Plot Stucture 01:01 I've had problems writing the process stage. Can you help? 02:18 What are some examples of elixirs? 01:44 How important is structure towards the end of the film? 01:07 Can the story begin in the Special World? 02:02 How should I better develop inner conflict? 01:45 What is more important in a romantic comedy: the inner or outer motivation? 01:47 What is theme? 00:51 When should the hero's wound be revealed? 01:06 How can I write a film about a search for truth? 01:16 The Six-Stage Plot Structure - Outline 1 page The Hero's Journey - Outline 1 page BONUS: Breaking Down the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich" 4 lectures • 56min Introduction to Erin Brockovich 10:13 Erin's Enduring Flaws 13:49 Erin's Wound and Identity 22:16 Revealing the Longing 09:53 Final Words 2 lectures • 6min Recap on our journey together 05:31 BONUS: What DO You Want to Learn Next? 00:48 BONUS: Indie Film Hustle Podcast 2 lectures • 2hr 3min Michael Hauge – Writing a Screenplay That Sells 52:09 Chris Vogler – Screenwriting & The Writer’s Journey Blueprint 01:10:59 Instructors IFH Courses Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Best Selling Instructors 4.4 Instructor Rating 4,783 Reviews 55,982 Students 26 Courses IFH Courses is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking, screenwriting, post-production, and social media/marketing crafts. Think of it as the ultimate online film school. We bring together industry-leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best. Filmmakers, Screenwriters & Content Creators are our passion! Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business. You'll find his approach to our courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists, and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the newcomer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark-infested waters of the film industry. We also are the founder of Bulletproof Screenwriting, Filmtrepreneur, IFH Academy, and Indie Film Hustle TV, the world's first streaming service dedicated to filmmakers, screenwriters, and content creators. Think Netflix for Filmmakers. Show more Show less Michael Hauge Screenplay Consultant & Story Expert 4.6 Instructor Rating 1,975 Reviews 15,293 Students 4 Courses 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 of Hollywood’s most successful movies. Michael has consulted on films starring – among many others - Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Morgan Freeman , and has presented lectures and workshops to more than 70,000 participants worldwide. He is the best selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell (now in its 20 th Anniversary Edition), and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read . According to Will Smith, “ No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” - Will Smith Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  5. Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS Show more Show less Requirements A love of STORY Storytelling Description Experience two of Hollywood’s most sought-after story experts, authors and lecturers with Screenwriting and Story Secrets: The Hero’s Two Journeys. If you’re a screenwriter, novelist, filmmaker, game developer or storyteller in any arena, this course will empower you to captivate your readers and audiences to achieve both artistic AND commercial success. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In more than 4½ hours of lecture, discussion and Q&A, Michael Hauge , author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read ; and Christopher Vogler , story analyst and author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers , unite to reveal the essential principles of plot structure, character arc, myth and transformation. If you want to elevate your scripts and stories – AND your career -- to the highest possible level, this class is a must. They DON'T teach you this in Film School! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is what two top screenwriting teachers say about the course… “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see two of Hollywood’s finest and smartest teachers combine their masterful approach to plot, character and commercial success.” - Rich KrevolinScreenwriting Professor at USC; Author of Screenwriting From the Soul and How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay “Wow! Michael Hauge and Christopher Vogler ignite the room. I’ve been a pro for nearly 20 years, and in one day this double-barreled seminar made me a better screenwriter.” - Eric Edson, Director of Graduate Screenwriting at Cal State University Northridge; Author of The Story Solution: 23 Steps All Great Heroes Must Take ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Some of Chris Volger's clients are: Paramount Pictures - THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES, BEOWULF Roland Emmerich - 10,000 B.C. Will Smith - I AM LEGEND, HANCOCK Helen Hunt - THEN SHE FOUND ME Darren Aronofsky - THE WRESTLER ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here what people are saying about Michael Hauge : “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story. ” - Will Smith “I met Michael through Will Smith, who brought him in as a consultant when we were developing The Karate Kid for me to direct. I have asked for his input and guidance on every project I’ve done since. " - Harald Zwart Director: The Karate Kid; Agent Cody Banks ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Michael and Chris will discuss: The Hero's Outer Journey: They explain the important structural principles that move any successful plot forward. The Hero's Inner Journey: The deeper aspects that form the heart of the story. The Hero’s self is experienced or revealed. And as a BONUS you get: The Journeys of Erin Brockovich Michael and Chris an in-depth breakdown the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich." They show you The Hero’s Two Journeys in action. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here's what you will learn from Screenwriting and Story Secrets: Understanding The Hero’s Two Journeys Master the essential elements of story for film, television and fiction Unite the outer journey of PLOT with the inner journey of TRANSFORMATION Achieve the single ESSENTIAL goal of all storytelling Guarantee both commercial AND artistic success Maximize the emotional involvement of your audiences and readers Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dimensional characters using wound, belief, fear, identity and essence Harness the power of the 7 mythical archetypes. Recognize the Hero's Two Journeys in successful films and fiction Define your own HERO'S JOURNEYS ...and much more. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Who is Alex Ferrari? As the founder of Indie Film Hustle it's Alex goal to bring the best information and education he can to indie filmmakers, screenwriter, storytellers and entrepreneurs. When the opportunity to work with two story and screenwriting legends like Michael Hauge and Chris Volger and present their work to the Udemy community he jumped at the chance. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Important information before you enroll: In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked! Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course! You will have instant and free access to any updates we'll add to the course. I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Enroll NOW and take your writing and storytelling to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Let's get started! Who this course is for: ALL Storytellers... Screenwriters and Filmmakers Novelists Television Writers and Producers Actors, Agents and Studio Executives Game Designers & Developers Speakers and Presenters Marketers Anyone with a passion for movies and stories Show more Show less Featured review Attila Vágó 141 courses 16 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago To those who dabble in writing, or like understanding movies and stories beyond just reading or watching them, I highly recommend this course by Michael Hague and Chris Vogler. It filled in a lot of gaps for me, confirmed some of my instinctive approaches to story and hero arcs and understand why people connect with the characters. Excellent course. Both practical and psychologically intriguing! Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 38 lectures • 6h 46m total length Expand all sections Introduction 1 lecture • 6min Introduction: Bringing together the Hero's Inner and Outer Journey Preview 05:41 The Hero's Outer Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 35min Key Elements of Story Preview 11:50 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #1-3 08:55 Six Stage Plot Structure: Understanding Your Hero's Path #4-6 12:18 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 1 13:25 The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell Overview Part 2 13:48 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #1-2 11:50 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #3-8 12:01 The Twelve Stages of the Hero's Journey: Stage #9-12 11:21 The Hero's Inner Journey 8 lectures • 1hr 39min Why you need to understand structure first Preview 07:56 Key Components of Character Part #1 11:19 Key Components of Character Part #2 14:19 The Four Primary Characters Preview 13:43 The Six Stages of Character Preview 14:58 The Visible and Invisible Goal 15:44 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #1 10:15 The Twelve Stages: The Hero's Inner Journey Part #2 10:36 Q & A: Going Deeper into the Hero's Journeys 13 lectures • 19min Can you name other films that follow your Six Stage Plot Stucture? 04:02 Do dual protagonists change the Six Stage Plot Stucture 01:01 I've had problems writing the process stage. Can you help? 02:18 What are some examples of elixirs? 01:44 How important is structure towards the end of the film? 01:07 Can the story begin in the Special World? 02:02 How should I better develop inner conflict? 01:45 What is more important in a romantic comedy: the inner or outer motivation? 01:47 What is theme? 00:51 When should the hero's wound be revealed? 01:06 How can I write a film about a search for truth? 01:16 The Six-Stage Plot Structure - Outline 1 page The Hero's Journey - Outline 1 page BONUS: Breaking Down the Oscar® Winning Film "Erin Brockovich" 4 lectures • 56min Introduction to Erin Brockovich 10:13 Erin's Enduring Flaws 13:49 Erin's Wound and Identity 22:16 Revealing the Longing 09:53 Final Words 2 lectures • 6min Recap on our journey together 05:31 BONUS: What DO You Want to Learn Next? 00:48 BONUS: Indie Film Hustle Podcast 2 lectures • 2hr 3min Michael Hauge – Writing a Screenplay That Sells 52:09 Chris Vogler – Screenwriting & The Writer’s Journey Blueprint 01:10:59 Instructors IFH Courses Filmmaking, Screenwriting & Best Selling Instructors 4.4 Instructor Rating 4,783 Reviews 55,982 Students 26 Courses IFH Courses is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking, screenwriting, post-production, and social media/marketing crafts. Think of it as the ultimate online film school. We bring together industry-leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best. Filmmakers, Screenwriters & Content Creators are our passion! Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business. You'll find his approach to our courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists, and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the newcomer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark-infested waters of the film industry. We also are the founder of Bulletproof Screenwriting, Filmtrepreneur, IFH Academy, and Indie Film Hustle TV, the world's first streaming service dedicated to filmmakers, screenwriters, and content creators. Think Netflix for Filmmakers. Show more Show less Michael Hauge Screenplay Consultant & Story Expert 4.6 Instructor Rating 1,975 Reviews 15,293 Students 4 Courses 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 of Hollywood’s most successful movies. Michael has consulted on films starring – among many others - Will Smith, Tom Cruise, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts and Morgan Freeman , and has presented lectures and workshops to more than 70,000 participants worldwide. He is the best selling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell (now in its 20 th Anniversary Edition), and Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read . According to Will Smith, “ No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.” - Will Smith Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  6. Employ the key principles of the Hero's Journey Identify the 5 essential turning points for any screenplay or novel Create 3-dime