Hauge is a script consultant, screenwriter, author and lecturer who works with filmmakers and executives on their screenplays, film projects and development skills. He has coached writers or consulted on projects for Warner Bros., Paramount , Disney, Columbia , New Line, Joel Silver Prods., CBS, Lifetime, Morgan Freeman, Robert Downey Jr., Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Roberts, and Val Kilmer. Michael also consults with attorneys, psychologists, corporations and individuals on employing story principles in their projects, their presentations, and their work with clients and patients.
Michael’s book Writing Screenplays That Sell, now in its thirtieth printing for HarperCollins, is a definitive reference book for the film and television industries, and his seminar with Chris Vogler, The Hero’s 2 Journeys, is now available on DVD and CD. His new book, Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds: The Guaranteed Way to Get Your Screenplay or Novel Read, has just been published by Michael Wiese Productions. Michael has presented seminars and lectures to more than 35,000 participants throughout the US , Canada and Europe . He is on the Board of Directors of the American Screenwriters Association and the Advisory Board for Scriptwriter Magazine in London.