This video series teaches you how to unite the outer journey of Description with the inner journey of character arc. Great stories, whether screenplays, plays, or novels, require their hero or heroine to overcome obstacles as they reach their journey?s end. Along this journey, your character must develop and grow. If you want to become a great writer, the two authors and teachers in this series will help you overcome any obstacles in your path.
video 1 covers the Outer Journey. In this item, Michael Hauge introduces his Six Stage Description Structure along with many other teaching points. Michael Hauge is a script consultant, author and lecturer who works with writers, filmmakers, and executives on their screenplays and film projects. Michael is the bestselling author of Writing Screenplays That Sell and Selling Your Story In 60 Seconds. Michael has coached writers, producers, stars and directors on projects for Will Smith, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron and Morgan Freeman, as well as for every major studio and network. He has presented his screenwriting seminars and lectures to more than 40,000 writers and filmmakers worldwide.
video 2 covers the Inner Journey. In this item, Christopher Vogler talks about the various inner obstacles and challenges your character must overcome to complete his or her growth. Christopher Vogler is a writer and story analyst who has been a producer, screenwriter, and development executive for major Hollywood studios. He consulted with The Walt Disney Company on the hit animated films BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ALADDIN, THE LION KING, FANTASIA, and others. Christopher is the author of the hugely popular book The Writer?s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers.
video 3 uses examples such as the award-winning movie ERIN BROCKOVICH to show you real examples of how characters must follow both the Inner and the Outer Journey.