Bulletproof Screenplay® Podcast
By Alex Ferrari
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Bulletproof Screenplay® Podcast takes your screenwriting to the next level by showing you how to make your screenplays bulletproof by interviewing the top screenwriters, story consultants & authors in the film industry. They discuss the craft and business of screenwriting. This is the screenwriting podcast for the rest of us. No fluff. No BS. Just straight talk that will help you on your screenwriting journey. Now get to writing!
||ExplicitBPS 024: Screenwriting Confidential - Inside the Dark World of the Script Reader with Deepthroat||Have you ever really wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes at Hollywood's major production companies and studios? How do new screenplays get read, approved and pass on by the script reader? What are the politics behind the scenes that make it...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 023: The Nutshell Technique - Cracking the Secret of Successful Screenwriting with Jill Chamberlain||Today on the show we have author/veteran script consultant Jill Chamberlain who's book The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret of Successful Screenwriting has taken the screenwriting world by storm. Jill Chamberlain discovered in her work that an...||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 022: Lessons From the Screenplay with Michael Turner (CROSSOVER EVENT)||Today episode is a CROSSOVER between the IFH Podcast and the Bulletproof Screenplay Podcast. I do this every 6-8 weeks when I find a guest that would be great on both podcasts. On this episode, we have Michael Tucker from Lessons from the...||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 021: How to Tell Your Internal Story with Jen Grisanti||Today on the show we have Hollywood Story/Career Consultant and former Studio Executive Jen Grisanti. Grisanti is also a Writing Instructor for Writers on the Verge at NBC, a former studio executive, a blogger for The Huffington Post and author of...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 020: The Six Stages of Character Development with Michael Hauge||This week we have a returning guest, screenwriting guru Michael Hauge. On this episode, he discussed The Six Stages of Character Development. A very eye-opening episode. These videos on screenplay structure are from his best selling online...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 019: How Screenwriters Can Navigate the Hollywood System with Scott Myers||For screenwriters, navigating the shark-infested waters of the Hollywood system can be a daunting task. You never know what the producer or studio is looking for. How do you pitch your story properly? So many questions. I hope today's guest can help...||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 018: How to Pitch Your Screenplay Like a Pro with Stephanie Palmer||Ever wanted to learn the dark craft of being able to pitch your story idea successfully? Stephanie Palmer has made it her life's mission to help people do just that. Stephanie Palmer is a former MGM Pictures executive and best-selling author of the...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 017: How to Write a Super Natural Hit Film with Beetlejuice Creator Larry Wilson||If you were a kid of the late 80s or early 90s then today's guest definitely had an impact on your life. Larry Wilson is the co-creator of the cult classic Beetlejuice (directed by Tim Burton), writer of Addams Family and worked on the legendary...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 016: How to Sell Your Idea to Television with TV Agent Matthew Doyle||Today's guest cracked open a door to a part of the industry I had no idea about, television. Matthew Doyle is a television lit agent at the Verve Talent and Literary Agency. He's an up and comer in the industry and definitely a hustler. My...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 015: How to Write a Screenplay FAST with Jeff Bollow||Have you ever wanted to learn how to write a screenplay fast? I know I do. This is why I invited on the show award-winning producer/director, best-selling author, film festival organizer and public speaker, Jeff Bollow. He is the author of Writing...||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 014: Save the Cat - Screenwriting Story Structure Made Easy||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...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 013: Chris Vogler - Screenwriting & The Writer's Journey Blueprint||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 student's, Chris Vogler, work. Chris Vogler wrote the game-changing book The Writers Journey: Mythic...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 012: How to Create a Bulletproof Character Arc with K.M. Weiland (CROSSOVER EVENT)||Today we have a special crossover event between The Indie Film Hustle Podcast and The Bulletproof Screenplay podcast. Since I'm the host of both podcasts I thought it would be fun and educational to do these kinds of episodes every once in a while....||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 011: Inside the Spec Script Market with Agent David Boxerbaum||We all have heard about screenwriter selling a spec script for seven figures (see Max Landis) but who are the power brokers who are helping that process along? Enter Verve Literary Agent David Boxerbaum. David is a senior agent at VERVE Talent &...||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 010: How to Write a Screenplay That Sells with Michael Hauge||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 markete||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 009: How Marketable is Your Film Idea or Screenplay?||So how marketable is your film idea or screenplay? I know so many screenwriters and filmmakers who spend months and sometimes years on an idea that is cool to just themselves. Depending on what you are attempting to achieve with your story, you should..||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 008: How to Make a Good Script Great with Linda Seger||How to Make a Good Script Great with Linda Seger Linda Seger is a legend when it comes to screenwriting coaching and script consultant. She's been coaching for over 30 years and pretty much invented the job title. After reading her best-selling boo||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 007: How to Create an Emotional Impact in Your Screenplay with Karl Iglesias||How to Create an Emotional Impact in Your Screenplay with Karl Iglesias This week we were lucky enough to have as our guest best-selling author Karl Iglesias. He has written award-winning books including The 101 Habits of Highly Successful...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 006: How a Screenwriter Becomes a First Time Director with Kelly Fremon Craig||How a Screenwriter Becomes a First Time Director with Kelly Fremon Craig I'm asked all the time "How does a screenwriter get the opportunity to direct one of their screenplays?" That is the question. In Hollywood, more times than not, writers don't...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 005: The Million Dollar Screenplay with August Rush Screenwriter Paul Castro||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...||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 004: How to Sell Your Screenplay with Ashley Scott Meyers||Today's guest is screenwriter/podcaster Ashley Scott Meyers from Sellingyourscreenplay.com. Ashley is a working screenwriter in Hollywood. He also spends his time running a popular screenwriting blog and podcast. His focus is on helping you sell your.||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 003: Making It in Hollyweird as a Screenwriter with Doug Richardson||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’||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 002: How to Write a Screenplay with Fight Club Screenwriter Jim Uhls||First Rule of Jim Uhls, YOU DO NOT TALK ABOUT Jim Uhls! We I 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||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 001: What Makes a Good Screenplay with John Truby||Today's guest blew my mind on his approach to storytelling and screenwriting. John Truby is one of Hollywood's premier screenwriting instructor and story consultant.Over the last 25 years, more than 50,000 people have attended his sold-out seminars...||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBPS 000: Bulletproof Screenplay Podcast - Introduction | Screenwriting | What to Expect||It’s here! The first episode of The Bulletproof Screenplay Podcast! Now you might be asking... "Alex, why are you launching another podcast dedicated to screenwriting when you cover that on the IFH Podcast already?" Well, it's because I know that..||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great new podcast
Thanks Alex for putting more on your plate! As a beginner screenwriter I’ve been listening to IFH podcasts because your interaction with the guests is entertaining and informative. But this BPS podcast is blowing me away. So much to learn! Keep up the good work!
Don’t miss this screenwriting and filmmaking podcast!
Alex Ferrari is not only providing his listeners a service but an education in filmmaking by interviewing expert filmmakers. He goes one better by talking about his own failures and successes as an independent filmmaker. With so many technological and methodological advances happening every six months, this podcast informs students and professional filmmakers about new changes in the industry. Don’t miss it, subscribe to Bulletproof Screenplay Podcast and the Indie Film Hustle Podcast! @mariojnovoa
Ferrari Does It Again!!
Alex gets it... He has this uncanny knack of giving people exactly what filmmaking/screenwriting what they really need. There are so many “knowledge bombs” in each episode. A must listen!
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