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The Successful Screenwriter with Geoffrey D Calhoun: Screenwriting Podcast

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Successful screenwriters and filmmakers discuss what it takes to make it in the industry. Proud Member of the IFH Podcast Network (www.ifhpodcastnetwork.com)

Successful screenwriters and filmmakers discuss what it takes to make it in the industry. Proud Member of the IFH Podcast Network (www.ifhpodcastnetwork.com)

Location:

Troy, MI

Description:

Successful screenwriters and filmmakers discuss what it takes to make it in the industry. Proud Member of the IFH Podcast Network (www.ifhpodcastnetwork.com)

Language:

English

Contact:

2489534932


Episodes

Ep 163 - Directing Leimert Park with Mel Jones (Producer of Dear "White People")

12/5/2022
Mel Jones discusses her time producing Dear White People and Producing Leimert Park which is now available on BET +. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Join our community and become a member for free --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Duration:00:29:47

Ep 162 - The Menu - Film Analysis with Kristy Leigh Lussier

11/28/2022
Logline: A young couple travels to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises. Geoffrey and Kristy Leigh Lussier break down this enthralling suspenseful thriller and how it harkens back to the Hitchcockian style of filmmaking. Join our community for exclusive content at www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Join our...

Duration:00:30:10

Ep 161 - CIA Clandestine Operations with Marc Polymeropoulos

11/21/2022
CIA Senior Intelligence Officer (retired) Marc Polymeropoulos author of Clarity in Crisis discusses his career in Clandestine Operations with this sneak peek into our character database. You can find Clarity in Crisis at https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08NHZDQLX&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_KPK05ZXW6G86ZQRYKM38&tag=tssp07-20 For the full in-depth and uncut interview about Clandestine Operations join our community as a pro or monthly member and get access to our...

Duration:00:21:13

Ep 160 - Hacking & Cyber Security with Karim Hijazi

11/17/2022
Character Database: Hacking Karim Hijazi, Hacker, and host of The Introverted Iconoclast Podcast ( https://the-introverted-iconoclast.captivate.fm/ ) discuss hacking and cyber security. For the full in-depth and uncut interview join our community as a pro or monthly member and get access to our full character database. --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Duration:00:21:47

Ep 159 - Writing Mr. Malcolm's List feat. Suzanne Allain

11/14/2022
Screenwriter Suzanne Allain discusses with Geoffrey how she was able to take her period drama spec script and get it produced into a theatrical release with Hollywood stars such as Frieda Pinto, Gemma Chan, Theo James, and Sope Dirisu. Now Available on VOD - Apple TV/Amazon Prime/Redbox The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Join our community and become a member for free --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Duration:00:20:05

Ep 158 - What Are You Laughing At? Feat: Brad Schreiber

11/7/2022
Geoffrey chats with Brad Schreiber about What Are You Laughing at? They discuss intricacies and comedy and how it's perceived in different cultures. Visit his site at www.bradschreiber.com You can find What Are You Laughing at https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B078WGWGSY&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_VCV8KC4AMVMKRAS86RK8&tag=tssp07-20 The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Join our community and become a...

Duration:00:24:11

Ep 157 - The Rings of Power ep 7 & 8 with Kristy Leigh Lussier

11/4/2022
Geoffrey and Kristy discuss the fallout of episodes 7 and 8. They also break down the surprising plot twists as well as how the characters developed over the season. Join our community at --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Duration:00:20:48

Ep 156 - Go Ahead And Ask with Paul E. Zeidman

10/31/2022
Paul E Zeidman discusses his best-selling series of books "Go Ahead and Ask" which are a compendium of interviews with screenwriting gurus and instructors. Volume 1-3 are now available at https://www.amazon.com/Paul-E-Zeidman/e/B0BG3FGS1Y?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2&qid=1667137225&sr=8-2 The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Join our community and become a member for free --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Duration:00:25:55

Ep 155 - The Rings of Power ep 5 & 6 with Kristy Leigh Lussier

10/27/2022
Geoffrey and Kristy discuss how episodes 5 and 6 bookend each other so well as they build up to the big battle and the resulting fallout. Join our community at --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Duration:00:20:35

Ep 154 - Hellraiser (Hulu) Film Analysis with Katie Cross

10/24/2022
Logline: A take on Clive Barker's 1987 horror classic where a young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites. Geoffrey and produced screenwriter Katie Cross break down this incredible reboot of the 1987 cult classic by Clive Barker and show why it is a worthy successor to the franchise. Join our community for exclusive content at www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com #horror #horrorstories #moviereview...

Duration:00:26:31

Ep 153 - Writing/Directing American Murderer feat Matthew Gentile

10/17/2022
America Murderer Theatrical Release - 10/21/22 Available on VOD - 10/28/22 Writer/Director Matthew Gentile discusses his latest film and how he was able to take it from an indie short film to a major theatrical release with such stars as Ryan Phillipe, Tom Pelphrey, Idina Menzel, and Shantel VanSanten The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Join our community and become a...

Duration:00:28:29

Ep 152 - Psychology for Screenwriters with William Indick Ph.d

10/10/2022
Geoffrey and William Indick Ph.D. discuss understanding human behavior to create depth with characters and make them come alive. You can find Psychology for Screenwriters at https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B003FPN3OM&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_NYJDV8EA8FADJ99X2WJ2&tag=tssp07-20 The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Join our community and become a...

Duration:00:22:19

Ep 151 - He Doesn't Text Me with Maryna Bogdan

10/3/2022
Maryna Bogdan a writer/director from Ukraine discusses the clever and well-received short film she made (He Doesn't Text Me) with only a $100 budget. You can view it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7f97F6q7fM The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Join our community and become a member for free --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com

Ep 150 - Creating an IP "After The Apocalypse" with Chris Russell

9/26/2022
Geoffrey chats with Christ Russell showrunner of the After The Apocalypse podcast. They discuss how to create and take advantage of making an ip as a podcast. Check out the show here https://www.patreon.com/AftertheApocalypse The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't forget to visit our website for all your screenwriting needs at -->...

Ep 149 - The Rings of Power "The Great Wave" - Recorded Live from Script Summit

9/19/2022
Logline: Queen Regent Míriel's faith is tested. Isildur finds himself at a crossroads. Elrond uncovers a secret. Arondir is given an ultimatum. Theo disobeys Bronwyn. Recorded Live from Script Summit with Kristy Leigh Lussier, Reece Taylor, and Geoffrey D. Calhoun analyze this episode and even take questions from the audience. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't...

Duration:00:16:28

Ep 148 - The Rings Of Power "Adar" with Kristy Leigh Lussier

9/12/2022
Logline: Arondir finds himself a captive. Galadriel and Halbrand explore a legendary kingdom. Elendil is given a new assignment. Nori faces the consequences. Screenwriters Geoffrey D. Calhoun & Kristy Leigh Lussier analyze this episode and also discuss the latest controversy on the casting of key characters in the show. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't forget to...

Duration:00:23:56

Ep 147 - The Rings Of Power - TV Analysis with Kristy Leigh Lussier

9/5/2022
Screenwriters Geoffrey D. Calhoun & Kristy Leigh Lussier break down what works and what doesn't in the first 2 episodes of The Rings of Power. They even discuss why fans react so strongly to the show. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't forget to visit our website for all your screenwriting needs at --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/podcast

Duration:00:32:33

Ep 146 - Writing Stand Up Comedy with Shaun Eli

8/29/2022
Geoffrey chats with comedian Shaun Eli about the nuances of writing comedy and how to use that to punch up your own screenplays. You can find Shaun at https://www.brainchampagne.com The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't forget to visit our website for all your screenwriting needs at --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/podcast

Duration:00:19:53

Ep 145 - Adapting the Horror Of Dolores Roach with Dara Resnik

8/23/2022
Geoffrey Chats with Producer/Screenwriter Dara Resnick who has worked on such hit shows as Daredevil, Home Before Dark, Pushing Daisies, & Castle. Dara discusses adapting the podcast, The Horrors of Dolores Roach into a tv series that was recently picked up and greenlit to be an Amazon Prime Original. The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't forget to visit our website...

Duration:00:18:43

Ep 144 - Writing & Directing MANBABY with Tim Lightell

8/15/2022
Writer/Director Tim Lightell discusses his surprising origins and how he took an NSFW concept into mainstream filmmaking. You can find ManBaby at https://manbabymovie.com/ The Guide For Every Screenwriter is available at: https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/books Script Evaluation --> https://www.wefixyourscript.com/ Don't forget to visit our website for all your screenwriting needs at --> https://www.thesuccessfulscreenwriter.com/podcast

Duration:00:16:10