works with people who want to change more lives, and make more money, by telling compelling stories. He has been one of Hollywood’s top consultants and story experts since 1985; and has worked with countless writers and filmmakers, as well as every major studio, on projects starring (among many others) Will Smith, Morgan Freeman, Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise and Reese Witherspoon.
Applying those same powerful principles, Michael also coaches independent consultants, speakers, marketers, entrepreneurs and business leaders, on using story to transform the lives of their audiences, clients and customers.
Michael is the best-selling author of Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read, as well as the 20th Anniversary Edition of his classic book Writing Screenplays That Sell. His latest book, Storytelling Made Easy: Persuade and Transform Your Audiences, Buyers and Clients – Simply, Quickly and Profitably, has just been released in digital and print formats.
Michael has presented seminars, lectures and keynotes in person and online to more than 80,000 participants worldwide.
According to Will Smith, “No one is better than Michael Hauge at finding what is most authentic in every moment of a story.”